Monday, November 20, 2017

SCIENCE

SCIENCE

Robots from Republic of Korea and United States take home $3.5 million in prizes To see full article: DARPA Robotics Challenge 2015. To view 2015 Teams Thank you, TiA.  

CREDIT: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY POLYTECHNIC SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING BROOKLYN, New York -- Researchers have demonstrated a new metal matrix composite that is so light that it can float on water. A boat made of such...

HELMHOLTZ ZENTRUM MÜNCHEN - GERMAN RESEARCH CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH Nanoparticles are the smallest particles capable of reaching virtually all parts of the body. Researchers use various approaches to test ways in which nanoparticles could...

A new activity offered during January’s Independent Activities Period (IAP) showcased fully autonomous 1:10-scale model cars navigating through MIT's underground tunnels in a robot race. Rapid Autonomous Complex-Environment Competing Ackermann-steering Robot (RACECAR) vehicles featured...

How's this for a weekend conference: Some of the smartest people in the world are gathering in New York to try to figure out how to build lifelike copies of humans ... to be...

Developing a robotic therapist for children Resumen: In collaboration with other national institutions, researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) are designing a new therapeutic tool for motor rehabilitation for children. In this project, an...

Medical implants, complex interfaces between brain and machine or remotely controlled insects: Recent developments combining machines and organisms have great potentials, but also give rise to major ethical concerns. In a new review, KIT...

“Will I dream?,” the computer HAL asks of his voluntary exile to deep space in the sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey. The digital mind that crashed on a human lie is returned to...

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists find neural signals that align with social signals of safety and risk, as well as predict conformity. By Wesley Bedrosian of Virginia Tech. The hottest hairstyle, the latest extreme sport,...

The Future of Life Institute (FLI)  (If you have questions about this letter, please contact tegmark@mit.edu) Courtesy FutureofLife.org Research Priorities for Robust and Beneficial Artificial Intelligence: an Open Letter Artificial intelligence (AI) research has explored a variety of...

by Todd Bierman Images of tiny, unmanned aircraft come to mind, but the smallest of drones operate on the cellular level,

“I'm not letting anyone implant a chip in my brain,” you say. Fortunately, this version of the coming machine-human nexus known as the 'Singularity' is expiring in favor of less invasive and extremely powerful new nano-science....