Inducing hypothermia in oxygen-deprived newborns can protect them from brain damage. Researchers cooled infants to 33–34°C for 72-hours within 6 hours of birth. Treated babies were 60% more likely to have normal intelligence, hearing and vision, and had better mental and physical health through 7 years of age. Read more...
A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study.
It's hard to study intelligence in humans — our cultures are incredibly complex, and what counts as "smart" is defined as much by our societies as it is by our genes. So some researchers have turned to chimpanzees to understand what actually gives rise to intelligence in the brain. Read more...
Integrity is the cornerstone of leadership. For managers, intelligence — both cognitive and emotional — is important. But research says that employees rate trustworthiness as more important than competence in their managers. I think that’s because so many managers lead … Read more
According to new research from market intelligence firm ABI Research, the iPhone was the world’s most popular smartphone in Q1 2014, leaving competitors in the dust as the top-selling handset globally. Despite ripping off ideas, paying celebrities to endorse their … Read more ›
On January 28, a young scientist known for her intelligence and ambition arrived at Japan’s renowned research institute Riken. Expected to deliver remarks about her groundbreaking research on the development of stem cells in mice, she was triumphant. Show More Summary
Buyers Finance Better Models of Less Expensive Brands Consumer Intelligence Research Partners CIRP) released results of its research on mobile phone financing plans. This analysis features findings about consumer trends in financingShow More Summary
Apple Can Sell More Products to Its Own Customers 43% of Apple Buyers Own Only One Device Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its research on Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). CIRP data suggests...Show More Summary
Researchers at the Multimedia University in Malaysia, have developed an app called the Intelligent Narrator to read out news articles in real-time. Supporting multiple languages, the app can automatically identify an online newspaper's...Show More Summary
Apple’s virtual personal assistant, Siri, is due for an update, the artificial intelligence researcher community believes. The iPhone maker has already formed a team with a single aim: to enhance Siri using neural-net technology. To understand what neural network means, we have to go back to Whistler, British Columbia, in 2009, where a small academic [...]
Apple appears to be the latest company to venture into an increasingly popular branch of artificial intelligence research known as deep learning. The work could lead to substantive improvements to Apple’s Siri personal digital assistant. Apple has been hiring a string of people well trained in speech recognition, and is in the process of constructing […]
Probability of giving the correct answer on a question about climate change in relation to individuals' political ideology and science "intelligence." -Dan Kahan. A researcher has looked into partisan science denial and guess what? Turns...Show More Summary
There's a lot of research going on right now about how to teach robots to learn new things, and it all points to the same general conclusion: Without lots and lots of data to train on, an intelligent robot isn't very smart at all.
In Q1 2014, the shipment volume of smartphones in China witnessed a 15% sequential decline and reached nearly 89.1 million units. That’s according to the latest research and corresponding data from Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC). Show More Summary
Research shows that creativity and intelligence are linked with the physical connections in our brains. Here's how to connect the dots. There's a key difference between knowledge and experience and it's best described like this: Read Full Story
The Intelligence Group is merging with Noise, a company that specializes in the millennial market, and a unit of Barkley that researches millennials is being spun off as a separate consultancy named FutureCast.
Off-screen stage hands ensured the automatic doors on shows like Star Trek and The Next Generation always opened with impeccable timing and speed. And now Japanese robotics researchers have developed an intelligent sensor that could make the automatic doors at your local grocery store far less stupid. Read more...
At long last, some Japanese researchers have created an intelligent automatic sliding door. No longer must you wait patiently for the door to slowly judder open; no more must you be frustrated by doors accidentally opening as you walk by them. Show More Summary
It's been a wacky week in science. First there was that computer that supposedly passed the Turing test, a 50-year old benchmark in artificial intelligence research. Then, yesterday, a paralyzed boy in a robotic exoskeleton took the opening kick in the World Cup in Brazil. Show More Summary
As the first day of World Cup competition begins in Brazil, a new study claims that soccer is more popular in the United States than NASCAR. The sport, according to the advertising intelligence and research firm Exponential (via Adweek.com), dwarfs NASCAR, with 22 times the number of people watching online. As with every poll, of […]