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Engineering

DNA origami joins forces with molecular motors to build nanoscale machines

Every year, robots get more and more life-like. Solar-powered bees fly on lithe wings, humanoids stick backflips, and teams of soccer bots strategize how to dribble, pass, and score. And, the more researchers discover about ...

Machine Learning & AI

A method to reduce the number of neurons in recurrent neural networks

A team of researchers at Queen's University, in Canada, have recently proposed a new method to downsize random recurrent neural networks (rRNN), a class of artificial neural networks that is often used to make predictions ...

Hardware

First programmable memristor computer aims to bring AI processing down from the cloud

The first programmable memristor computer—not just a memristor array operated through an external computer—has been developed at the University of Michigan.

Software

Wing app for drone traffic safety gets nod in Australia

Delivery drones zipping across skies is a business model that can work if there is a safety system in place for avoiding collisions. Think major events such as sporting matches, concerts and emergency response incidents. ...

Machine Learning & AI

DeepEyedentification: identifying people based on micro eye movements

Past cognitive psychology research suggests that eye movements can differ substantially from one individual to another. Interestingly, these individual characteristics in eye movements have been found to be relatively stable ...

Computer Sciences

A new tool for data scientists and biologists and more

The social network Linkedin will tell a user how he/she is connected to another. In real life, points of connection are not always that evident. However, identifying patterns or relationships and commonalities among entities ...

Energy & Green Tech

Using geothermal to cool your home

Geothermal energy can be used to sustainably keep a house cool in notoriously hot parts of the world, thanks to the design of a new cooling system by researchers in Italy and Turkey. Writing in the International Journal of ...

Robotics

Get up and go bots getting closer, study says

Robotics researchers at the University of California San Diego have for the first time used a commercial 3-D printer to embed complex sensors inside robotic limbs and grippers. But they found that materials commercially available ...