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Can artificial intelligence help prevent suicides?
Researchers at the USC have been enlisting the help of artificial intelligence to help mitigate the risk of suicide. (2019-12-12)
All Bitcoin mining should be environmentally friendly
The energy used to mine for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is on par with the energy consumed by Ireland. (2019-12-10)
Predicting a protein's behavior from its appearance
Researchers at EPFL have developed a new way to predict a protein's interactions with other proteins and biomolecules, and its biochemical activity, merely by observing its surface. (2019-12-09)
New software tool uses AI to help doctors identify cancer cells
UT Southwestern researchers have developed a software tool that uses artificial intelligence to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images -- giving clinicians a powerful way of predicting patient outcomes. (2019-12-09)
Reducing risk in AI and machine learning-based medical technology
A key strength and potential benefit from most AI/ML technology is derived from its ability to evolve as the model learns in response to new data. (2019-12-06)
Your zip software can calculate the complex physical quantity called entropy
A new Tel Aviv University study proposes a radically simple and efficient way of calculating the complex physical quantity known as entropy -- and it probably exists on your own computer. (2019-12-04)
Detecting solar flares, more in real time
Computers can learn to find flares and other events in vast streams of solar images to help forecasters issue timely alerts, according to a new study in the Journal of Space Weather and Space Climate. (2019-12-03)
Deep learning identifies molecular patterns of cancer
An artificial intelligence platform developed at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) can analyze genomic data extremely quickly, picking out key patterns to classify different types of colorectal tumors and improve the drug discovery process. (2019-12-02)
New framework brings accuracy, efficiency to identifying stop words
Professor Luis Amaral and postdoctoral fellow Martin Gerlach's algorithmic approach automatically recognizes uninformative words in large collections of text, which could help researchers dramatically reduce computational requirements during data analyses. (2019-12-02)
Machine learning that works like a dream
University of Tsukuba researchers developed a machine learning algorithm that classifies the sleep stages of mice with record accuracy. (2019-12-02)
Artificial intelligence-based algorithm for intensive care of traumatic brain injury
A recent Finnish study, published in Scientific Reports, presents the first artificial intelligence (AI) based algorithm that may be utilized in the intensive care unit for treating patients with severe traumatic brain injury. (2019-11-27)
CMU algorithm rapidly finds anomalies in gene expression data
Computational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have devised an algorithm to rapidly sort through mountains of gene expression data to find unexpected phenomena that might merit further study. (2019-11-27)
How to measure inequality as 'experienced difference'
Researchers propose a novel twist on the widely used Gini coefficient--a workhorse statistical measure for gauging the gap between haves and have-nots. (2019-11-26)
Earthquakes, chickens, and bugs, oh my!
Computer scientists at the University of California, Riverside have developed two algorithms that will improve earthquake monitoring and help farmers protect their crops from dangerous insects, or monitor the health of chickens and other animals. (2019-11-26)
Building a better battery with machine learning
In two new papers, researchers at the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory have turned to the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence to dramatically accelerate battery discovery. (2019-11-26)
CUHK Faculty of Engineering develops novel imaging approach
By combining a compressive sensing algorithm with a digital holographic microscope, Prof. (2019-11-21)
Algorithm for preventing 'undesirable behavior' works in gender fairness and health tests
A new framework for designing machine learning algorithms helps to prevent intelligent machines from exhibiting undesirable behavior, researchers report. (2019-11-21)
New algorithms train AI to avoid specific bad behaviors
Robots, self-driving cars and other intelligent machines could become better-behaved if machine-learning designers adopt a new framework for building AI with safeguards against specific undesirable outcomes. (2019-11-21)
New machine learning algorithms offer safety and fairness guarantees
Writing in Science, Thomas and his colleagues Yuriy Brun, Andrew Barto and graduate student Stephen Giguere at UMass Amherst, Bruno Castro da Silva at the Federal University of Rio Grande del Sol, Brazil, and Emma Brunskill at Stanford University this week introduce a new framework for designing machine learning algorithms that make it easier for users of the algorithm to specify safety and fairness constraints. (2019-11-21)
Machine learning microscope adapts lighting to improve diagnosis
Engineers at Duke University have developed a microscope that adapts its lighting angles, colors and patterns while teaching itself the optimal settings needed to complete a given diagnostic task. (2019-11-20)
3D maps of gene activity
A three-dimensional computer model enables scientists to quickly determine which genes are active in which cells, and their precise location within an organ. (2019-11-20)
NASA estimates tropical storm Sebastien's rainfall rates
NASA found moderate rainfall occurring over a large area in Tropical Storm Sebastien, as it moves through the Atlantic Ocean. (2019-11-20)
Are hiring algorithms fair? They're too opaque to tell, study finds
New research from a team of Computing and Information Science scholars at Cornell University raises questions about hiring algorithms and the tech companies who develop and use them: How unbiased is the automated screening process? (2019-11-20)
Artificial intelligence algorithm can learn the laws of quantum mechanics
Artificial intelligence can be used to predict molecular wave functions and the electronic properties of molecules. (2019-11-19)
Metabolic syndrome: New use for an old drug
The discovery, described in a study by Cosbi and Cimec of the University of Trento published today in Nature Communications, confirms the effectiveness of repurposing, the new frontier of pharmacological research. (2019-11-18)
Platforms can't settle on 'appropriate' engagement-boosting practices
Researchers at Rutgers University say more consistent standards are needed for advertisers, journalists, influencers and marketers seeking to boost their visibility on platforms such as Google, Facebook and Instagram. (2019-11-18)
AI could transform how we monitor the structural health of civil infrastructure
The University of Surrey and King's College London have developed a new machine learning algorithm (AI) that could transform the way we monitor major infrastructure - such as dams and bridges. (2019-11-18)
Going with the floe: Sea ice movements trace dynamics transforming the new Arctic
UC Riverside-led research is the first to use MODIS satellite imagery to understand long-term ocean movements from sea ice dynamics. (2019-11-14)
Chemistry -- Five-fold boost in formaldehyde yield
Environmentally benign methods for the industrial production of chemicals are urgently needed. (2019-11-13)
AI for plant breeding in an ever-changing climate
Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Dan Jacobson is currently working on numerous projects that form an integrated roadmap for the future of AI in plant breeding and bioenergy. (2019-11-13)
A new parallel strategy for tackling turbulence on Summit
A Georgia Tech team developed an algorithm for simulating turbulence on Summit, the world's most powerful and smartest supercomputer. (2019-11-13)
Can a UNICORN outrun earthquakes?
A University of Tokyo Team transformed its UNICORN computing code into an AI-like algorithm to more quickly simulate tectonic plate deformation due to a phenomenon called a ''fault slip,'' a sudden shift that occurs at the plate boundary. (2019-11-13)
Engineers help with water under the bridge and other tough environmental decisions
From energy to water to food, civil engineering projects greatly impact natural resources. (2019-11-12)
Putting a conservation finger on the internet's pulse
Social media is a rich vein of data for researchers to discover important trends in human environmental behaviour. (2019-11-11)
Each mouse is different
Max Planck scientists map mouse personality. (2019-11-11)
Using AI to predict where and when lightning will strike
Researchers at EPFL have developed a novel way of predicting lightning strikes to the nearest 10 to 30 minutes and within a radius of 30 kilometers. (2019-11-08)
Physicians create guide for identifying, treating vaping lung illness
As lung injuries from vaping continue to rise across the United States, physicians developed a new tool to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI). (2019-11-08)
No more traffic blues for information transfer: decongesting wireless channels
The increasing number of devices connected over wireless networks is causing channels of information flow to be congested with heavy information traffic. (2019-11-07)
Technique helps robots find the front door
MIT engineers have developed a navigation method that doesn't require mapping an area in advance. (2019-11-04)
Better teleoperations with a less complicated system
Bilateral teleoperation systems are complicated robotic systems that allow people to perform tasks remotely or in hard to access environments. (2019-11-04)
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