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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Imagine being held up at gunpoint. Do you trust you could remember the perpetrator’s face? The gun? Or would you have a better recollection of how loud the birds were chirping at that moment?

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What goes on inside skulls can be distributed outside of them

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The genetic roots of psychiatric diseases are notoriously difficult to unravel. They each involve hundreds of genes. And many of the genetic variations at play are found in the non-coding parts of DNA, which makes it even trickier to draw connections to disease

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Can We Really Inherit Trauma?

December 11, 2018

Headlines suggest that the epigenetic marks of trauma can be passed from one generation to the next. But the evidence, at least in humans, is circumstantial at best

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Degrees of Freedom

November 20, 2018

A scientist’s work linking minds and machines helps a paralyzed woman escape her body

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Looking to the future has always defined humanity. Will AI become the best crystal ball of all?

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For all the enthusiastic media coverage they get, brain-computer interfaces are neither routine nor even widely available more than a decade after the first prototypes

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