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This AI Predicts Obesity Prevalence—All the Way from Space

A research team at the University of Washington has trained an artificial intelligence system to spot obesity—all the way from space. The system used …

Convolutional Neural Network

Machine-learning system tackles speech and object recognition, all at once

MIT computer scientists have developed a system that learns to identify objects within an image, based on a spoken description of the image. Given an …

Machine Learning

What Makes Good VR? Make Real Gives Some Insider Know How

Developing for virtual reality (VR) isn’t just a straight forward creation of 3D worlds which you then plonk a player inside and expect everything to …

PlayStation

Pie Capital

Venture Capital

Robotics meets architecture in the room that changes shape just for you

A unique origami-style meeting room that can respond to the behaviour of people has been designed by Bachelor of Computational Design students at …

Fabrication

Stealing From a Cashierless Store (Without You, or the Cameras, Knowing It)

SAN FRANCISCO — One recent afternoon, the city’s newest grocery market was trying to figure out whether I would buy, steal or leave behind a bag of white Cheddar popcorn — and so was I.<p>On its side: 27 cameras along the ceiling and a wealth of behavioral data.<p>On my side: crippling indecision.<p>Last …

News (U.S.)

Elon Musk is building a spaceship that's so ambitious that some experts are calling it 'science fiction.' Here's what SpaceX and its engineers are up against.

In December, a giant white tent appeared at the Port of Los Angeles. A routine permit suggested that SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, was using the roughly 20,000-square-foot $500,000 facility as a "storage tent."<p>But Musk revealed the tent's true purpose a few months later. Inside, …

BFR

Major schizophrenia breakthrough finds immune cells on the wrong side of the tracks

For so long schizophrenia was seen as a disorder exclusively of the mind, but new lines of research are uncovering evidence that its machinations may …

Immune System

Abusive partners are now tracking their spouses with apps made to watch their kids

Domestic abuse shelters across the country are seeing a disturbing trend: Victims are discovering their partner has installed secret surveillance software on their phones to surreptitiously record their calls and track their location.<p>The software is cheap and easy to install. A simple Google search …

Google Search

Brain cell identified as 'mediator of disease'

Brain inflammation is a marker of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, and some psychiatric disorders. A new study finds a subtype of brain cell that is …

The Brain

New Research Confirms That We Get Our Intelligence From Our Mothers

Science just proved what your mum has been saying all along<p>When it comes to your IQ, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate. New research featured in <i>Psychology Spot</i> says people are born with conditioned genes that work differently depending on if they're from your mother or father — and …

IQ

New Technique Heals Wounds With Reprogrammed Skin Cells

People with severe burns, bedsores, or chronic diseases such as diabetes are at risk for developing wounds known as cutaneous ulcers, which can …

University of California

UT alumni lead humanoid robotics company Apptronik

Iron Man suits, robot firefighters and robots on Mars — these are just a few of the projects associated with UT-led robotics company Apptronik …

Robotics

Nvidia Becoming 'Wintel For Artificial Intelligence,' Analyst Says

Just as the combination of <b>Microsoft</b>'s (MSFT) Windows operating system and <b>Intel</b> (INTC) processors dominated the PC market with the "Wintel" platform,</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Market Reality: Tim Cook Tops NR30 Mobile AR Leaders, Magic Leap Expands, & Snap Exec Departs

Cited by many listed on this year's NR30 list as the most important event in the last 12 months, last year's release of ARKit catapulted Apple CEO …

Tim Cook

Massachusetts Police Tweeted a Screenshot—and Accidentally Revealed They’re Watching Left-Wing Activist Groups

The Massachusetts State Police Department tweeted a screenshot of a computer monitor Thursday to help illustrate the extent of a series of gas …

Roads

News: The Weather Channel Forecasts More Augmented Reality for Its Live Broadcasts with Unreal Engine

Just weeks after being acquired by comedian turned producer Byron Allen for $300 million, The Weather Channel has tapped augmented reality studio The …

Reality TV

Scientists find that hundreds of gut bacteria are electric

New research uncovers a surprising fact about numerous types of gut bacteria: they can generate electricity.<p>Electrogenic bacteria are those that are …

University of California

Scientists Want to Align Your Internal Clock Because Timing Is Everything

Sometimes it's 7 a.m. outside, but 5 a.m. in your body.<p>In life, timing is everything.<p>Your body’s internal clock — the circadian rhythm — regulates an …

Researchers Discover a Pattern to the Seemingly Random Distribution of Prime Numbers

The pattern has a surprising similarity to the one seen in atom distribution in crystals.<p>Often known as “the building blocks of mathematics,” prime numbers have fascinated mathematicians for centuries due to their highly unpredictable and seemingly random nature. However, a team of researchers at …

X-rays

Survey: Help Devs Understand Real VR Users & Enter to Win $150 Amazon Gift Card

While there’s a steadily growing number of quality VR games, it’s still well understood that VR is in need of more great content. But what kinds of …

Accessories

Delair Receives Funding from Intel Capital to Drive Innovation in the Commercial Drone Data Market

Delair, a leading global supplier of commercial drone solutions, today announced that it has recently closed its expansion round with an investment …

Customers

NR30: The Mobile AR Leaders of 2018

This time last year, we were getting our first taste of what mobile app developers could do in augmented reality with Apple's ARKit, and most people …

Augmented Reality

She’s on a Mission to Mars — and She Means It

Spend any time talking with 17-year-old Alyssa Carson (shown above) and she’ll tell you she had a busy summer. No busier or more extraordinary than …

Mars

NASA starts 45-day signaling period for Mars rover

The solar-powered Opportunity rover has been silent since June, when a Mars dust storm blotted out the sun over its location. Now the air is …

Dust Storms

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity snaps dusty selfie

NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped a dusty but cool selfie.<p>NASA released the panorama this week. A thin layer of dust is visible on Curiosity , …

Mars Rover

A Brilliant Immersive Virtual Reality Demonstration of What Storm Surges Look Like at Different Heights

Dave Malkoff of The Weather Channel explains the concept of storm surge with the brilliant use of a virtual reality camera. Immersed in the center of …

Demonstration

NASA has a new, foldable heat shield, and it could be part of a manned Mars mission

A manned mission to Mars is (very) slowly coming together for the folks at NASA. There’s a lot of incredibly specific planning that goes into a …

Mars Mission

SkyRyse builds a bridge to fully autonomous flight

Self-flying helicopter designs are a dime a dozen at the moment, but actually realizing this technology is still a ways off. A California-based …

Autonomous Cars