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Cracking Open the Black Box of AI with Cell Biology

A deep neural network that's mapped to the innards of a yeast cell reveals its inner workings

Robot Research in the Wild: Water Transport in Rural India

What can we learn from bringing practical robotics to people who have never seen a robot before?

Can the U.S. Military Combat the Coming Swarm of Weaponized Drones?

The U.S. Army will have to dramatically change its timeframes to deal with drones, study says

Research Proves Drones Sound Like Bees, Which Is Good News for Elephants

There isn't much that scares an elephant, but drones designed to sound like bees could help save them

Skiing Robots Race Down Slopes, Warm Our Hearts

We check in with the Ski Robot Challenge organizers for details, winners, and the adorable battle cries of each competitor

Feeding Frenzy for AI Engineers Gets More Intense

Demand for software engineers with AI expertise continues to increase, while supply flattens

It's Dangerous When You Build Things You Klutz, but MIT's Robots Will Save You

MIT's AutoSaw takes the risk and skill out of creating custom furniture, so that even you can do it without losing an unnecessary number of limbs

Hacking the Brain With Adversarial Images

Researchers from Google Brain show that adversarial images can trick both humans and computers, and the implications are scary

AI Beats Dermatologists in Diagnosing Nail Fungus

Deep learning algorithms beat 42 dermatology experts at diagnosing nail fungus infections

Checking in With Alphabet Chair John Hennessy

Here’s what the Alphabet/Google chair and Stanford professor says about his new gig, "fake news," and the future of technology

New WALK-MAN Robot Is Slimmer, Quicker, Better at Quenching Your Flames

A lighter and more efficient redesign of IIT's disaster robot can fight industrial fires

Artificial Snakeskin Helps Robots Get Their Slither On

Harvard researchers are developing robots with deformable scaly skin that can move like snakes

Robonaut Has Been Broken for Years, and Now NASA Is Bringing It Home

A mysterious hardware problem has kept the ISS Robonaut out of action since at least 2015, so it's returning to Earth for a fix

Accurate Navigation Without GPS

Circuit keeps up to 5.5-meter accuracy after 3 kilometers

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