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How Artificial Intelligence Can Tackle Climate Change
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How Artificial Intelligence Can Tackle Climate Change

Machine learning might help with solutions to climate change, the biggest challenge facing the planet.

Student App Taps Computer Vision to See If Water is Safe to Drink
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Student App Taps Computer Vision to See If Water is Safe to Drink

Two students developed an AI-powered Android app capable of determining if potential drinking water is safe to drink.

Researchers' Algorithm Aims for Economical, High-Performing Cricket Bat
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Researchers' Algorithm Aims for Economical, High-Performing Cricket Bat

A new cricket bat designed using machine learning at the University of British Columbia could put high-performing bats made of less expensive wood into kids' hands...

Machine Learning System Automatically Translates Long-Lost Languages
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Machine Learning System Automatically Translates Long-Lost Languages

Some ancient languages that have never been deciphered could be in line for machine translation.

Robots Alone Can't Solve Amazon's Labor Woes
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Robots Alone Can't Solve Amazon's Labor Woes

As Amazon scrambles to automate its warehouses to boost efficiency, it's creating a new human-robot hybrid workforce.

Robot ­ses Machine Learning to Harvest Lettuce
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Robot ­ses Machine Learning to Harvest Lettuce

Engineers have developed a vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuce, which is challenging to harvest mechanically.

Text Mining of Scientific Literature Can Lead to New Discoveries
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Text Mining of Scientific Literature Can Lead to New Discoveries

Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have shown that an algorithm with no training in materials science can scan the text of millions of papers...

Researchers Cast Neural Nets to Simulate Molecular Motion
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Researchers Cast Neural Nets to Simulate Molecular Motion

New work shows that machine learning allows quantum mechanics to be efficiently applied to molecular simulations for drug development, detonation physics, and other...

Students Are Choosing AI Over Computer Science as Job Prospects Change
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Students Are Choosing AI Over Computer Science as Job Prospects Change

Changing demand for job skills is driving students at India's IITs to enroll in advanced engineering courses in artificial intelligence and machine learning.

AI-Controlled Robotic Arm Packs Boxes, Cuts Costs
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AI-Controlled Robotic Arm Packs Boxes, Cuts Costs

Rutgers University computer scientists used artificial intelligence to control a robotic arm that provides a more efficient way to pack boxes, saving businesses...

Drag-and-Drop Data Analytics
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Drag-and-Drop Data Analytics

System lets nonspecialists use machine-learning models to make predictions for medical research, sales, and more.

AI Could Be 'Game Changer' for Detecting, Managing Alzheimer's
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AI Could Be 'Game Changer' for Detecting, Managing Alzheimer's

Researchers are using machine learning to assess and manage Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

Why Tech Companies Are Raiding Animal Research Labs
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Why Tech Companies Are Raiding Animal Research Labs

Neuroscientists studying birds, mice, and fish are landing seven-figure salaries to help advance artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, and more.

Artificial Intelligence Can Make the ­.S. Electric Grid Smarter
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Artificial Intelligence Can Make the ­.S. Electric Grid Smarter

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are working on optimization models that use machine learning to inform more reliable grid planning and operations.

Toward Artificial Intelligence That Learns to Write Code
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Toward Artificial Intelligence That Learns to Write Code

Researchers developed an artificial intelligence that learns how to compose short, high-level programs without direct supervision.

Energy-Efficient Algorithm Keeps ­AV Swarms Flying Longer
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Energy-Efficient Algorithm Keeps ­AV Swarms Flying Longer

An energy-efficient data routing algorithm could keep unmanned aerial vehicle swarms flying longer, an international team of researchers says.

AI Software Reveals the Inner Workings of Short-Term Memory
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AI Software Reveals the Inner Workings of Short-Term Memory

AI networks reveal that short-term memory uses brain circuits differently depending on the complexity of a task.

Training A Single AI Model Can Emit As Much Carbon As Five Cars in Their Lifetimes
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Training A Single AI Model Can Emit As Much Carbon As Five Cars in Their Lifetimes

Deep learning has a terrible carbon footprint, according to researchers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

The Foreseeable Future
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The Foreseeable Future

Police throughout the United States are using machine-learning techniques to accurately predict lawbreaking and drive down crime rates.

Sensor-Packed Glove Learns Signatures of the Human Grasp
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Sensor-Packed Glove Learns Signatures of the Human Grasp

MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables a sensor-packed glove and deep convolutional neural networks to recognize objects through touch alone...
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