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Study: Intelligence community benefits from collaborations, but can do better
An analysis of US intelligence programs aimed at collaborating with academic and industry partners finds that these collaborations are valuable for addressing complex intelligence challenges. (2019-06-11)
Machine learning approach for low-dose CT imaging yields superior results
Machine learning has the potential to vastly advance medical imaging, particularly computerized tomography (CT) scanning, by reducing radiation exposure and improving image quality. (2019-06-10)
AI tool helps radiologists detect brain aneurysms
Radiologists improved their diagnoses of brain aneurysms with the help of an artificial intelligence algorithm developed by medical experts and computer scientists. (2019-06-07)
Fussy, hungry, or even in pain? Scientists create an AI tool to tell babies' cries apart
Every parent knows the frustration of responding to a baby's cries, wondering if it is hungry, wet, tired, in need of a hug, or perhaps even in pain. (2019-06-06)
How artificial intelligence detects rare diseases
Every year, around half a million children worldwide are born with a rare hereditary disease. (2019-06-06)
Tempted to cheat on a written exam? Artificial intelligence is 90% certain to nab you
Combining big data with artificial intelligence has allowed University of Copenhagen researchers to determine whether you wrote your assignment or whether a ghostwriter penned it for you -- with nearly 90 percent accuracy. (2019-05-29)
Finding a cell's true identity
In a bid to reveal even more distinctive differences and similarities, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, the Johns Hopkins Institute for Genetic Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Department of Neuroscience developed two new artificial intelligence methods that decipher complex gene activity controlling cell fate decisions in retina development and relate this gene activity to what occurs in other tissues and across different species. (2019-05-28)
What artificial intelligence can teach us about proteins
Proteins are vital parts of all living organisms and perform essential tasks in our bodies. (2019-05-15)
Robot therapists need rules
Interactions with artificial intelligence (AI) will become an increasingly common aspect of our lives. (2019-05-15)
Twitter image colors and content could help identify users with depression, anxiety
Penn study shows users who score high on a depression and anxiety survey often post photos that are less aesthetically appealing, less vivid in color or display little depth of field (2019-05-15)
Army researcher defends dissertation, pursues safeguarded technology
An electronics engineer at the Army's corporate research laboratory successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, while working to safeguard fielded technology for the Soldiers of today and tomorrow. (2019-05-15)
New AI sees like a human, filling in the blanks
Computer scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have taught an artificial intelligence agent how to do something that usually only humans can do -- take a few quick glimpses around and infer its whole environment, a skill necessary for the development of effective search-and-rescue robots that one day can improve the effectiveness of dangerous missions. (2019-05-15)
Researchers identify faster, more effective drug combinations to treat tuberculosis
Study describes a way to reduce the duration of tuberculosis treatment by using an approach called 'artificial intelligence-parabolic response surface' that allows researchers to quickly identify three or four drug combinations among billions of possible combinations to treat TB up to five times faster than current therapies. (2019-05-14)
Echo chambers may not be as dangerous as you think, new study finds
Following the 2016 presidential election, echo chambers have oft been blamed for the polarization of contemporary American politics. (2019-05-13)
New method developed to detect and trace homemade bombs
Researchers at King's College London, in collaboration with Northumbria University, have developed a new way of detecting homemade explosives which will help forensic scientists trace where it came from. (2019-05-09)
CMU researchers make transformational ai seem 'unremarkable'
A surgeon might never feel the need to ask an AI for advice, much less allow it to make a clinical decision for them, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University say. (2019-05-08)
Intelligence can link to health and aging
For over 100 years, scientists have sought to understand what links a person's general intelligence, health and aging. (2019-05-08)
A step toward better understanding brain anatomy of autism spectrum disorder
A new study, led by researchers at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, set out to settle some of the discrepancies related to brain anatomy and ASD, employing a large dataset to obtain their findings. (2019-05-08)
Algorithms predicting gene interactions could make cancer treatments more effective
Researchers have developed a database which uses algorithms to predict gene interactions and can help clinicians search for more effective therapeutic solutions to cancer. (2019-05-01)
Cryptographic breakthrough helps spies to shake hands
When spies meet, they use secret handshakes to confirm their identities, ensuring they are who they say they are. (2019-04-30)
AI-generated profiles? Airbnb users prefer a human touch
With so much at stake, should Airbnb hosts rely on an algorithm to write their profiles for them? (2019-04-26)
Magnets can help AI get closer to the efficiency of the human brain
Purdue University researchers have developed a process to use magnetics with brain-like networks to program and teach devices such as personal robots, self-driving cars and drones to better generalize about different objects. (2019-04-25)
Growing a cerebral tract in a microscale brain model
An international research team led by The University of Tokyo modeled the growth of cerebral tracts. (2019-04-18)
AI performs as well as experienced radiologists in detecting prostate cancer
UCLA researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence system to help radiologists improve their ability to diagnose prostate cancer. (2019-04-16)
Radiology publishes roadmap for AI in medical imaging
In August 2018, a workshop was held at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., to explore the future of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging. (2019-04-16)
Genome analysis shows the combined effect of many genes on cognitive traits
Individual differences in cognitive abilities in children and adolescents are partly reflected in variations in their DNA sequence, according to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry. (2019-04-10)
Artificial intelligence approach optimizes embryo selection for IVF
The team, consisting of embryologists, reproductive medicine clinicians, computer scientists, and precision medicine experts, trained an artificial intelligence algorithm to discriminate between poor and good embryo quality. (2019-04-04)
Artificial intelligence enables recognizing and assessing a violinist's bow movements
In playing music, gestures are extremely important, in part because they are directly related to the sound and the expressiveness of the musicians. (2019-04-02)
Teaching computers to intelligently design 'billions' of possible materials
At the University of Missouri, researchers in the College of Engineering are applying one of the first uses of deep learning -- the technology computers use to intelligently perform tasks such as recognizing language and driving autonomous vehicles -- to the field of materials science. (2019-04-02)
Can technology improve even though people don't understand what they are doing?
New experimental work by an ASU research team suggests that cultural evolution can generate new adaptive knowledge even though people don't understand what they are doing. (2019-04-01)
Researchers get humans to think like computers
Computers, like those that power self-driving cars, can be tricked into mistaking random scribbles for trains, fences and even school buses. (2019-03-22)
Brain-inspired AI inspires insights about the brain (and vice versa)
In a paper presented at the 2018 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), researchers from The University of Texas at Austin described the results of experiments that used artificial neural networks to predict with greater accuracy than ever before how different areas in the brain respond to specific words. (2019-03-20)
Toilet seat that detects congestive heart failure getting ready to begin commercialization
A toilet-seat based cardiovascular monitoring system created by a team of Rochester Institute of Technology researchers aims to lower the hospital readmission rates of patients with congestive heart failure. (2019-03-20)
Machine learning scientists to collaborate on AI-powered drug discovery
The laboratories of Jianfeng Pei at Peking University and Alex Zhavoronkov at Insilico Medicine partner with Frontiers in Pharmacology, a leading open science platform on the research topic ''AI for drug discovery and development'' (2019-03-18)
Can artificial intelligence solve the mysteries of quantum physics?
A new study published in Physical Review Letters by Prof. (2019-03-12)
Of mice, men and... computers: Common foundations of biological and artificial vision
The new study provides new insights on the mechanisms used by neurons in rat visual cortex to encode the shape of visual objects confirming the importance that rodents can have in the study of vision. (2019-03-11)
Study finds robots can detect breast cancer as well as radiologists
A new paper published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that artificial intelligence systems may be able to perform as accurately as radiologists in the evaluation of digital mammography in breast cancer screening. (2019-03-05)
Social and behavioral sciences for the intelligence community
The social and behavioral sciences (SBS) offer an essential contribution to the mission of the U.S. (2019-03-05)
Bringing more human intelligence to AI, data science and digital automation
The advent of data science, wireless connectivity and sensors, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things has raised the prospects for digital automation, smart hospital design and the home health care industry for an aging population. (2019-03-04)
Neurodegenerative diseases identified using artificial intelligence
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence platform to detect a range of neurodegenerative disease in human brain tissue samples, including Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (2019-03-04)
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