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Guardians of the Galaxy Characters Will Appear on NASA Mission Patch

11 hours agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

(Image: CASIS/Marvel Custom Solutions) Yes, that's Groot and Rocket Raccoon in this official NASA patch. It will represent all of the science missions of the US National Laboratory on board the International Space Station during 2016. Show More Summary

India Launches 'Solar Power Tree' in Green Energy Push

A solar powered "tree" developed by the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has gained the support of the Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences.

Robots will train doctors in the next 10 years, says a MIT expert working on one

Robots are going to play an integral role in hospital care soon. At least that's what Julie Shah — an MIT professor who leads the Interactive Robotics Group at the university's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence LaboratoryShow More Summary

Resarchers at MIT use must-see-TV to train computers to predict human behavior - CNET

An algorithm developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is teaching computers to predict the actions TV characters will take seconds before taking them.

How To Visualize A Story That's 500 Million Miles Away

A team at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory makes real-time data visualizations that mix hard science with creative animation. This week, a little three-pronged spacecraft named Juno arrived at Jupiter. Read Full Story

Lab-Grown Bones Were Just Successfully Implanted

For the first time, scientists have successfully implanted living bone grown in a laboratory, Live Science reports. And while those implants were in miniature pigs, not humans, it's pretty impressive nonetheless. Scientists removed part of the jaw bones of 14 pigs, carved cow thighbones into the right shape, removed all...

‘Morgan’ Puts a Scary-As-Hell Spin on an Artificial Intelligence Uprising

Last month we got introduced to Luke Scott’s (son of Ridley Scott) upcoming science fiction horror film, Morgan. The story centers around an artificial being that was made in a laboratory experiment. When a corporate risk-management consultant (Kate Mara) makes a visit to the lab to investigate Morgan, the human experiment, she must in turn […]

'Ask This Old House' set to film in Chicago area next week

Talk about a warm welcome. "Ask This Old House" host Kevin O'Connor is scheduled to visit Underwriters Laboratories, a Northbrook-based safety science company, on Wednesday to learn about fire safety and prevention. O'Connor plans to light stuff on fire to find out why modern homes burn much faster...

Vacations Can Help Increase Brain Power

Taken properly, your vacation can increase your brain power. That's what science says. A study conducted by the Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that a vacation is critical to restoring higher-brain function that shows signs of failing because of prolonged exposure to stress. Show More Summary

Zombie Turtles Are Saving the Lives of Loggerheads

If you see what looks like a dead loggerhead turtle floating around Chesapeake Bay, don’t go near it. It could be a zombie “Frankenturtle” created in a secret laboratory at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to find other dead sea turtles. Is this an experiment to...

Artificial Intelligence Algorithm Predicts the Future

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

Researchers have developed a deep learning algorithm capable of successfully predicting what will happen in a video clip based on one still clip from the footage. The Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at Massachusetts...Show More Summary

Seeds of Tomorrow at #ASTAannual

If NASA is looking for extraordinary out in space, CASIS is looking for extraordinary right here on earth. The Center for Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) manages the laboratory on the International Space Station (ISS), providing resources needed to launch research and innovation that comes from experiments in micro gravity. Show More Summary

Artificial Intelligence Can Fool Human Ears

Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have created a computer algorithm that can predict and create sound effects from simply being shown videos of different surfaces being struck with a drumstick. The sounds are so realistic that human test subjects cannot accurately distinguish between...

Computers Are Now Good enough They Can Simulate Any Sound And Make You Think It’s Real

“The new algorithm, developed by researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, can predict the precise acoustical qualities of a sound, and then simulate it in an extremely realistic way. When analyzing a silent video clip, such as an object being hit by a drumstick, the system can produce a sound for the […]

MDI Biological Laboratory to offer lecture series on the science of aging

BAR HARBOR, MAINE - The MDI Biological Laboratory will offer three lectures for the public on the science of aging as part of its new signature course on aging. The presenters, all leaders in the field of aging research, will address...Show More Summary

Artificial intelligence creates sound effects for silent videos that fool humans

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) trained a neural network to recognize materials (e.g., metal grate, plants, concrete sidewalk) being hit with a drumstick, and synthesize sounds to accompany the actions. Show More Summary

UNM Health Sciences Center Wins Award to Expand Drug Development

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center has joined a national network of scientists on the leading edge of drug discovery and development in the fight against cancer, centered at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

China plans undersea lab, 3km down

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Bloomberg News reports that the Chinese Science Ministry plans to build a laboratory on the sea floor at a depth of 3 kilometers. It's the latest salvo in its expansionist effort to take control of the South China Sea. So far there are...Show More Summary

Gene-drive modified organisms are not ready to be released into environment, experts say

The emerging science of gene drives has the potential to address environmental and public health challenges, but gene-drive modified organisms are not ready to be released into the environment and require more research in laboratories and highly controlled field trials, says a new report.

NRL develops new low-defect method to nitrogen dope graphene resulting in tunable bandstructure

WASHINGTON - An interdisciplinary team of scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Electronics Science and Technology and Materials Science and Technology Divisions, has demonstrated hyperthermal ion implantation (HyTII)...Show More Summary

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