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Researchers at Howard Hughes Medical Institute tested whether rats, like humans, can use their thoughts to navigate a virtual environment.
Identifying incursions with magnetic sensors.
The implant delivers bursts of electrical signals, stimulating his spinal cord to make his leg muscles move.
The implant, designed to replace the removed skull piece, will read and analyse the person's brain activity and wirelessly relay this information to a nearby laptop or tablet.
The age of autonomous A.I. assistants could have huge implications.
An algorithm developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers aims to identify potential failures in simulated autonomous systems prior to their real-world deployment.
San Francisco-based startup Humane is pinning its hopes on what's being billed as the first artificially intelligent device.
Combining data about the human body with patients’ personal data to create digital twins of their organs could lead to personalized treatments and help avoid medical complications.
Computer scientists at the University of Southern California considered which knowledge graph representations are best for different applications.
An international team of researchers developed a smartphone application that provides a personalized risk score for patients undergoing liver surgery.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a new approach to robotics that uses insights from extinct organisms to create soft robots.
A new deep learning algorithm can predict whether an individual's age-related macular degeneration will progress to geographic atrophy, which is more severe, within a year.
A new artificial intelligence model could boost U.K. telecommunications providers' bandwidth efficiency and augment mobile networks' environmental sustainability.
Researchers at Germany's Bamberg Graduate School of Affective and Cognitive Sciences enlisted 132 people to examine 1,001 selfies and characterize their first impressions.
The Feature Fields for Robotic Manipulation method helps robots identify nearby objects by forming three-dimensional scenes from two-dimensional images and vision foundation models.
These earbuds listen to you, to determine if your brain and/or body are working at peak efficiency.
The London scheme is the U.K.'s first large-scale project to use datacenter waste heat to power homes.
Singapore-based Weston Robot is supplying uncrewed surface vessels to clean Singapore's rivers by collecting garbage and monitoring water quality.
Students developed prototype assistive technologies that could enable children with cerebral palsy to play video games.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of artificial intelligence tools has raised doubts among doctors about their ability to improve patient care.
GPTs promises to let users create their own fully-customizable chatbots with zero coding experience required.
The award is given annually to an individual whose body of work, conducted in Canada in the natural sciences or engineering, has demonstrated persistent excellence and influence.
Far from being threatened by artificial intelligence, many creative practitioners are already embracing it—with some novel and unexpected results.
Scientists have created "acoustic touch" technology that uses sound to help blind people "see."
A smart scalpel developed by researchers at the U.K.'s University of Edinburgh measures the amount of force applied during surgical procedures and could facilitate surgical training.
University of Maryland researchers helped the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office roll out the state's first Prosecution Data Dashboard to clarify its handling of cases.
When summarizing facts, ChatGPT technology makes things up about 3% of the time, according to research from a new start-up. A Google system's rate was 27%.
In Senegal, Rokhaya Diagne is using artificial intelligence to help the world eradicate malaria by 2030.
The SmartID barcode system developed by researchers at a group of Germany's Fraunhofer research institutes allows users to verify a medical product is genuine using a smartphone.
As Germany's baby boomers retire, exacerbating the country's labor shortage, many companies are filling job openings with robots.