Tag: Science


Generative AI Could Offer A Faster Way To Test Theories Of How The Universe Works

IBM and CERN are using time-series transformers to model particle collisions at the world’s largest collider; it’s part of a larger goal to turn raw observational data into actionable insights. Ordinary matter gives shape to everything we know of the world,…

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Higher, Faster: What Influences The Aerodynamics Of A Football?

In addition to a player’s ability to throw it, a number of factors will influence a ball’s flight, including its size, inflation pressure and texture. (Shutterstock) Giuseppe Di Labbio, École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) With 113 million viewers in the United…

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Nobel prize in physics awarded for work unveiling the secrets of electrons

Screenshot at. Niklas Elmehed © Nobel Prize Outreach, CC BY-SA Amelle Zaïr, King’s College London The 2023 Nobel prize in physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists for pioneering tools used to study the world of electrons. Electrons are…

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AI Can Now Describe How Something Will Smell By Analyzing Its Chemical Structure

Image credits: Pixabay – lee seonghak A new artificial intelligence system is capable of analyzing the molecular make-up of a compound and then predicting how it will smell. According to the researchers, the descriptions the AI generates are similar in language…

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Earth’s “Third Pole” and Its Role in Global Climate

Lake Ximencuo, a glacial moraine lake, sits among mountain peaks on the Tibetan Plateau. Credit: Tenace10/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0 Source: Reviews of Geophysics Located at the intersection of South, Central, and East Asia, the massive Tibetan Plateau is often considered to be Earth’s…

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Alchemy Of Aroma. Decoding The Art And Science Of Perfumery.

A look into the ingredients used in perfumery and the process of its alchemy! Ingredients. The ingredients used in perfumery can be divided into two main categories: naturals and synthetics. Naturals. These are substances obtained from plants, animals, and sometimes minerals….

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GPT-3’s Next Mark: Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Through Speech

There’s one deceptively simple early sign of Alzheimer’s not often talked about: a subtle change in speech patterns. Increased hesitation. Grammatical mistakes. Forgetting the meaning of a word, or mispronouncing common words—or favorite phrases and idioms—that used to flow naturally. Scientists…

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Artificial Intelligence’s Promise And Peril

AS ALGORITHMS ANALYZE MAMMOGRAMS AND SMARTPHONES CAPTURE LIVED EXPERIENCES, RESEARCHERS ARE DEBATING THE USE OF AI IN PUBLIC HEALTH. John Quackenbush was frustrated with Google. It was January 2020, and a team led by researchers from Google Health had just published a…

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The Singularity: When Will We Transition To A Dictatorship Of Robots?

Technological Singularity: the moment when robots reach a level of intelligence that is superior to the current level of human reasonableness or ability to predict the outcomes of unrestrained technological growth. As a consequence, the economic, cultural and political singularity of human…

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Helping Advance Huntington’s Disease Research By Using AI To Map the Human Brain

Neurodegenerative diseases are disorders that progressively affect neurons in the brain, altering their function and causing their death. They include many different disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, which are among the top causes of disability and death and cost…

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