The Chinese internet giant says it’s made significant strides in machine translation thanks to neural networks.
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The most nimble-fingered machine yet shows how machine learning can teach robots to recognize and pick up different types of objects, a skill that could transform many factories and warehouses.
Amazon, Google, and Microsoft all want to dominate the business of providing artificial-intelligence services through cloud computing. The winner may have the OS of the future.
Chinese doctors and tech companies are developing tools to automate routine medical tasks.
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Drawing up technical standards is an early attempt to control how AI evolves worldwide.
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Nectome will preserve your brain, but you have to be euthanized first.
The lobbying effort to get the FDA out of the way of biotech animals is under way.
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A city council member calls his plan to mint a new crypto-token an “initial community offering.” If it works, it could be revolutionary.
Rapid DNA sequencing is helping doctors treat critically ill infants in days rather than weeks.
Alibaba is investing huge sums in AI research and resources—and it is building tools to challenge Google and Amazon.
Blockchain-powered computer programs promise to revolutionize the digital economy, but new research suggests they’re far from secure.
I tried out 5G wireless networks, AI translation robots, and self-driving buses in Pyeongchang.
Innovations in fields like energy and transportation often take time—and extra support—to develop. The Engine at MIT is helping them make the leap from the lab to the marketplace.
Matthew Vander Heiden helped revive the forgotten— but critical—study of cancer metabolism.
By pitting neural networks against one another, Ian Goodfellow has created a powerful AI tool. Now he, and the rest of us, must face the consequences.
DNA-based scores are getting better at predicting intelligence, risks for common diseases, and more.