Category: Artificial Neural Network (ANN)

Virtual reality for bacteria

Public Release: 1-Dec-2017   An interdisciplinary group of researchers interfaced individual bacteria with a computer to build a hybrid bio-digital circuit – Study published in Nature Communications Institute of Science and Technology Austria   Caption Individual cells are digitally guided along pre-specified trajectories of fluorescent gene expression. 48 […]

Empowering robots for ethical behavior

Public Release: 18-Jul-2017   Researchers have developed a concept called Empowerment to help robots and humans to work and live side-by-side safely and effectively Frontiers Scientists at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK have developed a concept called Empowerment to help robots to protect and serve humans, […]

Machines will soon know how to make you cry

Public Release: 9-Mar-2017 Songs that make robots cry Osaka University   IMAGE: This is a Brain Music EEG headset. Credit: Osaka University Music, more than any art, is a beautiful mix of science and emotion. It follows a set of patterns almost mathematically to extract feelings from its […]

Google says its artificial intelligence has taught itself to ‘translate between languages that it doesn’t even know’ | Daily Mail Online

‘Zero-shot translation’ can translate between languages it doesn’t know Deep-learning researchers developed Google Neural Machine Translation GNMT developed algorithm that ‘self-teaches’ it to translate languages  By ARIEL ZILBER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM PUBLISHED: 10:58 EST, 27 November 2016 | UPDATED: 14:11 EST, 27 November 2016 Google has built an algorithm […]

Major breakthrough in Cyborg Technology

Public Release: 15-Nov-2016 Researchers create living bio-hybrid system Interdisciplinary approach makes linking biological materials and electronic devices possible American Institute of Physics   These are immunofluorescence analysis of SH-SY5Y cells treated for 5 days with 10uM Retinoic Acid and 50ng/ml BDNF for the next 3 days. The DAPI […]

Your body may soon be inhabited by swarms of microrobots

The microdoctors in our bodies Date: September 21, 2016 Source: ETH Zurich Summary: Researchers are developing tiny, sophisticated technological and biological machines enabling non-invasive, selective therapies. Their creations include genetically modified cells that can be activated via brain waves, and swarms of microrobots that facilitate highly precise application […]

Artificial intelligence replaces physicists

Public Release: 16-May-2016   Physicists are putting themselves out of a job, using artificial intelligence to run a complex experiment Australian National University Physicists are putting themselves out of a job, using artificial intelligence to run a complex experiment. The experiment, developed by physicists from The Australian National […]

Building living, breathing supercomputers

Public Release: 26-Feb-2016   Discovery opens doors to creation of biological supercomputers that are about the size of a book McGill University IMAGE: Protein molecules travel around the circuit, forced in certain directions in directed ways, a bit like cars and trucks travelling through a city to arrive […]

UW roboticists learn to teach robots from babies

Public Release: 1-Dec-2015 Collaboration combines child development research with machine learning approaches University of Washington A collaboration between UW developmental psychologists and computer scientists aims to enable robots to learn in the same way that children naturally do. The team used research on how babies follow an adult’s […]

Do insect societies share brain power?

Public Release: 16-Jun-2015 Social brains may have evolved very differently in insects than in vertebrates Drexel University PHILADELPHIA (June 16, 2015) – The society you live in can shape the complexity of your brain–and it does so differently for social insects than for humans and other vertebrate animals. […]

The Cyborgs Era Has Started

Press Release 003/2014 Interfaces of Technical Devices with Organisms for Medical Applications – KIT Scientists Report in “Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.” Communication between man and machine – a fascinating area at the interface of chemistry, biomedicine, and engineering. (Figure: KIT/S. Giselbrecht, R. Meyer, B. Rapp) – Medical implants, […]

Chips that mimic the brain

Contact: Giacomo Indiveri giacomo.indiveri@ini.phys.ethz.ch 41-446-353-024 University of Zurich No computer works as efficiently as the human brain – so much so that building an artificial brain is the goal of many scientists. Neuroinformatics researchers from the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich have now made a breakthrough in […]