The Mixed-Reality Social Prosthesis, based on the skills of so-called human lie detectors, magnifies microexpressions

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Discovering and designing a new drug is one of the most challenging tasks in the biological sciences. It takes over 10 years and about US$2.6 billion to bring an average drug to market

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A Radical Prescription

January 16, 2019

Could digital technology make doctors of us all? Advances in artificial intelligence, diagnostics and electronic data gathering could prompt a revolution in how we access healthcare

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Just like we do. Generative adversarial networks are not just good for causing mischief. They can also show us how AI algorithms “think.”

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That people would generally prefer to minimize casualties in a hypothetical autonomous car crash has been found to be true in past research, but what happens when people are presented with more complex scenarios?

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For the first time ever, scientists have 3D-printed an array of light sensors onto an eyeball-shaped surface. Eventually, a scaled-up version of the device could restore vision to the blind, or even improve the vision of sighted people

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Scientists have used a device that fits in the palm of the hand to sequence the human genome

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Ethical decisions have to be programmed into autonomous cars, like whether to always save the driver or to prevent injury to others on the road. Nicholas Evans is working to find those answers

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