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China's Didi teams with Booking.com for $500mn investment
PHYS.ORG Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Chuxing landed a $500 million investment from Booking Holdings, owner of Booking.com and similar sites, in a tie-up that will see the companies offer their services on each... 3 days
Medical News Today: Hair-like cell structure may drive melanoma
MNT While studying the epigenetic changes associated with melanoma, researchers found an unexpected link with hair-like projections on cells called cilia. 2 weeks
Restoring mitochondrial function to reverse aging-related skin wrinkles, hair loss in mice
NEWS MEDICAL Wrinkled skin and hair loss are hallmarks of aging. What if they could be reversed? 4 hours
Image: Utah's Dollar Ridge fire explodes after July 1 Start
PHYS.ORG The Dollar Ridge fire began on July 1, 2018. Investigators have determined the fire was human started. From that start it has exploded in size to 42,044 acres in... 2 weeks
Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have reversed wrinkled skin and hair loss, hallmarks of aging, in a mouse model. When a mutation leading to mitochondrial dysfunction is induced,... 6 hours
Photonic capsules for injectable laser resonators
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have presented photonic capsules for injectable laser resonators using microfluidic technology. The capsule's diameter is comparable to a human hair and stable in gas and liquid media, so it is injectable into any target volume. 2 weeks
Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI
PHYS.ORG Facebook is announcing several academic hires in artificial intelligence, including Carnegie Mellon researcher Jessica Hodgins, who's known for her work making animated figures move... 3 days
Training artificial intelligence with artificial X-rays
SCIENCE DAILY AI holds real potential for improving both the speed and accuracy of medical diagnostics -- but before clinicians can harness the power of AI to identify conditions in images such as X-rays, they have to 'teach'... 2 weeks
Protecting the Intellectual Property of AI with Watermarking
PHYS.ORG If we can protect videos, audio and photos with digital watermarking, why not AI models? 7 hours
Multi-face tracking to help AI follow the action
PHYS.ORG VIDEO At the recent 2018 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, I presented a new algorithm for multi-face tracking, an essential component in understanding video. To understand visual sequences involving people, AI... 1 week
How to get culture right when embedding it into AI
PHYS.ORG If, like Rip Van Winkle, you've been asleep for the last decade and have just woken up, that flip phone you have has become super-popular among retro technologists... 1 week
Photonic capsules for injectable laser resonators
PHYS.ORG A KAIST research group presented photonic capsules for injectable laser resonators using microfluidic technology. The capsule's diameter is comparable to a human hair and stable in gas and liquid media, so it is injectable into any... 2 weeks
Researchers enable transmission of specific colors of light over long distances
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have reached a new milestone on the way to optical computing, or the use of light... 3 days
AI technology could help protect water supplies
SCIENCE DAILY Progress on new artificial intelligence (AI) technology could make monitoring at water treatment plants cheaper and easier and help safeguard public health. 2 days
blue origin plans to start selling tickets in 2019 for suborbital spaceflights Blue Origin plans to start selling tickets in 2019 for suborbital spaceflights
SPACE NEWS Blue Origin expects to start flying people on its New Shepard suborbital vehicle “soon” and start selling tickets for commercial flights next year, a... 1 week
Training AI systems with simulated X-rays
NEWS MEDICAL Artificial intelligence holds real potential for improving both the speed and accuracy of medical diagnostics. But before clinicians can harness the power of AI to identify conditions in images such as X-rays, they have to 'teach'... 2 weeks
Semantic concept discovery over event databases
PHYS.ORG At IBM Research AI, we built an AI-based solution to assist analysts in preparing reports. The paper describing this work recently won the best paper award at the "In-Use" Track of the 2018 Extended Semantic Web... 3 days
AI and the future of oil
PHYS.ORG IBM and Galp, a Portuguese energy group with a global footprint, have developed an AI-based advisor to enhance seismic interpretation in the oil and gas exploration area. This tool can facilitate creation of enhanced geological models,... 2 weeks
Training artificial intelligence with artificial X-rays
PHYS.ORG Artificial intelligence (AI) holds real potential for improving both the speed and accuracy of medical diagnostics. But before clinicians can harness the power of AI to identify conditions in images such as X-rays, they have to... 2 weeks
Human evolution: back to the trees?
PHYS.ORG Scientists have uncovered new clues from the spinal columns of ancient human ancestors that suggest the various types moved in different manners within their environments. 5 days
Research suggests another way Neanderthals were like us: They could start their own fires
PHYS.ORG Humans may not have been the only hominids who knew how to start a fire long ago. New research suggests... 1 day
Fatty liver disease pandemic needs 'gold standard' human-relevant research
SCIENCE DAILY New study calls for human-based tools to unravel the pathogenesis of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The contribution of in silico, in vitro and pathways-based systems biology approaches to unraveling the pathogenesis... 2 days
Robots are coming to the seafood industry. Here's why
PHYS.ORG New England is known for being an excellent source of lobster and other seafood. But while fishing is done locally, much of the processing is outsourced to other countries. A... 1 week
Democracies more prone to start wars – except when they're not
PHYS.ORG Research shows public pressure pushes democratically elected leaders to be more aggressive in international conflicts than their autocratic counterparts but finds some exceptions. What kind of... 1 day
Study assesses patient and family attitudes in voicing concerns about care
NEWS MEDICAL Previous studies have shown that when all members of the clinical care team feel comfortable speaking up, team performance improves. 7 days
Human influence detected in changing seasons
PHYS.ORG For the first time, scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and five other organizations have shown that human influences significantly impact the size of the seasonal cycle of temperature in the lowest layer of the... 10 hours
Humans evolved in partially isolated populations scattered across Africa
PHYS.ORG A scientific consortium led by Dr. Eleanor Scerri, British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Oxford and researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History,... 1 week
UK-Based Think Tank Says Editing Human Embryos Is 'Morally Permissible'
LIVE SCIENCE Could gene editing be used to cut out harmful genes in human embryos? 3 days
Earliest Evidence of Our Human Ancestors Outside of Africa Found
LIVE SCIENCE A new discovery suggests that human ancestors left Africa roughly 10,000 generations earlier than experts thought. 1 week
Study: Airbnb benefits white neighborhoods; not so for black and Hispanic areas
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Tourism activity in areas with a rise in Airbnb rentals could spill over into complementary industries, such as the restaurant business, unless those neighborhoods... 1 week
NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
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Bengal cat receives first feline hip replacement surgery performed at Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital
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How a small Scottish town aims to transform commercial spaceflight
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New development in 3D super-resolution imaging gives insight on Alzheimer's disease
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Ammonia—a renewable fuel made from sun, air, and water—could power the globe without carbon
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Study: Airbnb benefits white neighborhoods; not so for black and Hispanic areas
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Multi-face tracking to help AI follow the action
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Cleaning out pollen shells
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Can airships take scenic flights back to the future?
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Harnessing natural gas to harvest water from the air might solve two big problems at once
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