Putin: “Whoever leads in AI will rule the world”

Vladimir Putin spoke with students about science in an open lesson on September 1, the start of the school year in Russia. He told...

DARPA Announces New Program To Make Reliable Autonomous Vehicles

DARPA announced this week a new research program called Assured Autonomy that is seeking to develop ways artificial intelligence can learn and evolve to...
3-D droplet bioprinter

Oxford University Develops New 3D Bioprinter to Build Organs and Tissues

University of Oxford scientists have developed a new method for 3D-printing laboratory-grown cells to form living structures. The new method enables the production of complex...
The spectral transmission-reflectance-intensity (TRI)-Analyzer

Researchers Enable Lab-Grade Medical Tests on Smartphones

In a major step towards creating a tricorder, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have invented a device that allows smartphones to perform the kinds...
DNA

New Version of CRISPR Can Treat RNA-based Diseases Like ALS and...

New research from the University of California San Diego has expanded the possible uses of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool. Previously, CRISPR/Cas9 was only able to...

A Chinese Satellite Has Sent The First Quantum Communication From Space

The Chinese Academy of Sciences announced earlier today that their "quantum satellite" has successfully sent the first ever quantum key distribution from a satellite to the...

DeepMind Releases Tools to Train Artificial Intelligence on StarCraft II

DeepMind and Blizzard have released tools to let AI researchers create AIs that can fairly compete against human players in the game of StarCraft...
Tesla Gigafactory, Credit: Tesla Motors

Tesla Faces Gigafactory Competition from Asia and Europe

For those of us waiting for affordable, long range electric cars a global race to build Gigafactories couldn't be better news. Battery costs have...
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