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The Future Computed: Artificial Intelligence and its role in society

Today Microsoft is releasing a new book, <i>The Future Computed: Artificial Intelligence and its role in society.</i> The two of us have written the foreword …

Artificial Intelligence

Harvard scientists made a material that creates completely new states of light

Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange – and it’s possible we’ll never exhaust the opportunities to learn more about it.<p>Case in …

Harvard Scientists Have Unlocked Unexpected New States of Light

Nothing in nature can do this.<p>Light is ubiquitous and vital, but also incredibly strange - and it's possible we'll never exhaust the opportunities to …

Quantum Mechanics

Researchers demonstrate 'mind-reading' brain-decoding tech

Researchers have demonstrated how to decode what the human brain is seeing by using artificial intelligence to interpret fMRI scans from people …

Artificial Intelligence

DARPA Wants Brain Implants That Record From 1 Million Neurons

In DARPA's new brain implant program, teams race to build functional prosthetics within four years Image: ParadromicsOne system will use implanted …

Stanford University

A new kind of screen could help computer glasses replace the smartphone

It doesn't burn me, because it's a computer image displayed through a new kind of headset prototype built by Avegant, a Silicon Valley-based startup.<p>I flip my hand over again, and there's a syringe a few inches above my hand. It plunges into my palm, and I physically recoil.<p>The fact that I'm …

Augmented Reality

In a World-First, Scientists Have Achieved 'Liquid Light' at Room Temperature

A Frankenstein mash-up of light and matter.<p>For the first time, physicists have achieved 'liquid light' at room temperature, making this strange form …

Quantum Mechanics
Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning

CRISPR-Modified Cells Have Been Used in a Person for the First Time - MIT Technology Review

A team of Chinese scientists has become the first to test CRISPR gene-edited cells in a human. The researchers, from Sichuan University in Chengdu, …

Genetics

User-friendly language for programming efficient simulations

Computer simulations of physical systems are common in science, engineering, and entertainment, but they use several different types of tools.If, …

Machine Learning

3tags.org

Upscaled nanostructures made from hierarchical 3-D printed metallic materials

For years, scientists and engineers have synthesized materials at the nanoscale level to take advantage of their mechanical, optical, and energy …

Invisible particles 'seen' for the first time

A new optical effect in nanoscale disks of silicon, namely patterns of radiation that do not emit or scatter light, has been observed by A*STAR …

Physics

Scientists find developing neurons undergo a major metabolic shift

Our brains can survive only for a few minutes without oxygen. Salk Institute researchers have now identified the timing of a dramatic metabolic shift …

A Tiny New Antenna for Injectable Medical Devices

At the University of Michigan engineers have been working on developing tiny electronic devices that are small enough to be injected through a …

Super-resolution microscopy reveals details eight times smaller then visible light wavelength of immune cells' surface

Researcher Lillemeier wanted more detail on how the T-cell receptors are arranged in tissue and how that arrangement might change when the T cells …

Military neural processor chip comes out of stealth mode

KnuEdge Inc. (San Diego), a company that has raised more than $100 million since it was founded in 2005, announced the KnuPath processor, a …

The brain clock that keeps memories ticking

Just as members of an orchestra need a conductor to stay on tempo, neurons in the brain need well-timed waves of activity to organize memories across …

Neuroscience

Direct mind links will shave milliseconds off jet fighter control

One possible use is vehicle control. Plugging the brain directly into a vehicle effectively removes the time delay and human error involved in using …

A Real-Time Visualization Of Electrical Activity In The Brain Is Here And It's Beautiful

Is the electrical activity in your brain different when you watch an episode of Game of Thrones on HBO and when you read the same scene in one of the books? A visualization built by the Neuroscape Lab at the University of California, San Francisco could show you the answer. The visualization is …

The Brain

Diamond on silicon chips are running at 100 Gigahertz and can also make power chips for directing 10,000 volts

Diamond computer chips running at 100-GHz have been demonstrated by Akhan Semiconductor. They are currently using design rules in the 100s of …

New Technology Senses and Stimulates Individual Brain Cells Without Invasive Electrodes

<i>Summary: Researchers are developing new technologies that can stimulate and sense neurons in the human brain non-invasively.</i><p>Source: Penn State …

Penn State

IBM Medical Anti virus breakthrough could enable new mode of vaccination against all viruses

As one of medicine’s largest challenges, viral infections often escape vaccines due to their natural ability to mutate rapidly and develop drug …

What Is the Limit to How Far We Can Travel in Space?

Bad news, guys. There’s a limit to humanity. Even if we had the technology for interstellar space travel, we still wouldn’t be able to see most of …

Google Announced Their D-Wave 2X Quantum Computer Succesfully Works

It seems that the D-Wave Computer does work, and the theory is that the hardware is 3,600 times faster than other supercomputers. It is the nearest …

Scientists develop bee model that will impact the development of aerial robotics - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Scientists have built a computer model that shows how bees use vision to detect the movement of the world around them and avoid crashing. This …

Tensorflow — Neural Network Playground

Orange and blue are used throughout the visualization in slightly different ways, but in general orange shows negative values while blue shows …