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Super Sensitive Hearing Aids Developed for Social Robotics Using Nanotechnology

Triboelectric nanogenerators have been around for a couple of years, making power by having two good materials cooperate with each other at super-little scales. While they’re minor and exceedingly proficient, they don’t really deliver a considerable measure of intensity. Scientists from Chongqing University found that, luckily, you needn’t bother with a ton of intensity for the motivations behind recognizing sound. Their ongoing examination, distributed in Science Robotics, could educate the

Schools Improve Security by Opting for Facial Recognition Technology

The surveillance system of an upstate New York school district will soon receive an innovative upgrade with face recognition. This is to prevent sex offenders, expelled students, and other possible troublemakers from entering school premises. The technology will be used to check each entrant against an exhaustive database of such people. This could be the beginning of a trend likely to take shape among more number of schools wary of shootings.

Imprinting Biochips becomes More Advanced with New Tool Developed by ASRC

The Graduate Center of the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) has used multidimensional printing to create a possibly more cost-effective and efficient method of developing microarrays or biochips. One of the main applications of biochips could be to analyze and screen research areas that engage biological components, bioterrorism agents, and biological differences related to disease development. Nanoscience Initiative researchers at the ASRC have detailed in

Another Promising Invention in Cancer Treatment in the Form of Magnet Based Drug

A group of scientists at the University of Georgia built up a non-intrusive technique for delivering drugs straight to cancerous tissue utilizing magnetic energy, which a type of treatment that is likely to decrease the lethal effects of chemotherapy. “We demonstrated that we would deliver anti-cancer medicines precisely in the region where they are required so that they can kill the tumor cells,” said Andrey Zakharchenko, student of Nanostructured Materials

Researchers Develop Customizable, Fabric-like Wearable Supercapacitor

Wearable in the consumer electronics market are experiencing some exciting strides driven by development of technologies for stretchable energy storage devices. Researchers at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore working on developing next-generation, wearable, energy storage devices have developed a flexible power source that retains its functionality despite being stretched, cut, or folded. The wearable power device is a supercapacitor which, unlike the currently available ones, allows for significant changes in

Deep Learning Algorithm to Suitably Predict Palliative Care Needs

Scientists from the Stanford University have devised an AI algorithm that can, based on a number of factors including response to drugs, family history, and the nature of the illness, predict how long can people live. This study can help patients and caregivers understand better when and how much palliative care is important. The paper, revolving around the concept of improving palliative care for patients with the help of deep

Critical Weather Prediction Apart from Environmental Monitoring is Now Possible through JPSS-1 Launched by NASA and NOAA

Meteorologists can now expect to get data on atmospheric temperature, sea surface temperature, clouds, sea ice cover, ocean colour, fire detection, and volcanic ash through the JPSS-1 satellite. The JPSS-1 satellite was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to join the NOAA /NASA Suomi National polar orbiting satellite. With the JPSS-1 satellite, meteorologist will get improved data on weather forecasting and as this satellite can predict a hurricanes

Computer-Aided Evaluation of Portraits of Patients to Facilitate Enhanced Diagnosis of GPI Anchor Deficiencies

An international team of scientists under the leadership of the University Hospital Bonn and the Charité — Universitätsmedizin Berlin have demonstrated that computer-aided image analysis can facilitate improved diagnosis of rare diseases among patients. By making use of data on cell surface texture, genetic material, and typical facial features, scientists have utilized artificial intelligence as a method to simulate disease models. This result is also expected to be a major

Researchers Develop Most Effective Method to Convert Energy

In an unprecedented move, researchers have made substantial improvements to the efficiency of the technology that is utilized in the generation of solar fuel. This improved technology now coverts energy from sunlight directly into a usable fuel such as hydrogen. Making use of materials that are widely available in the planet earth, the researchers have invented the most efficient method of conversion so far.  Wide Available Resources are Used by

Autonomous X-ray Navigation to Revolutionize Trial of NASA Robotic Spacecraft

In a groundbreaking invention, a group of engineers from The National Aeronautics and Space Administration or NASA as it is commonly called has presented with an X-ray navigation that would act autonomously in the space. This invention with such a capability is expected to change drastically the ability of NASA in the coming years as to putting the robotic spacecraft on trial in wide and far parts of the solar system

Study Suggests a Way for Computers to Learn New Words in Conversation

Researchers at the Osaka University, Japan, have designed a methods for conversational systems – the highly advanced computer systems that are intended to talk with humans in natural languages. The new method allows the system to learn or understand the ontological category of an unknown term in a conversation with the use of implicit confirmation instead of responses to explicit questions that could turn out to be very abrupt. A

Toxic Bacteria to Be Identified Using AI with Increased Meticulosity

Microbiologists from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have built up a brilliant magnifying instrument that utilizes computerized reasoning (AI) to precisely analyze fatal blood contaminations. The magnifying lens is improved with machine learning innovation in the expectations that it will help set up the therapeutic field for the up and coming retirements of profoundly prepared microbiologists — which are as of now hard to find. The system will be

Devising Computer Systems That Decrypt Human Cognitive Abilities

A research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) employed computer systems that would replicate human intelligence. They discerned a system under which it is possible to analyze how an object of intelligence would interpret physical forces to respond to them. The researchers intend to answer questions about human cognitive abilities by building a computer system that can work similar to mental capacities of humans. The baseline for the research is

Why Machines Working with AI Must Stop Learning from Interruptions and Let Humans Have Control

Machines carry out specific actions observe outcomes and adapt the behavior accordingly with the use of artificial intelligence. However, this process can get out of hands as artificial intelligence works with the intention of avoiding human intervention. The best solution is that artificial intelligence engineers need to ensure that machines be prevented from learning how to get around or avoid human commands. Researchers from EPFL are studying this issue and

Toyota Designs Humanoid Robot that can Emulate Human Movements

Auto giant and one of the leading companies operating in the field of robotics – the Japanese company Toyota – has recently showcased a new humanoid robot that can emulate the movements done by its user. The company says that the extremely advanced product can be used for a vast variety of activities such as disaster response and elderly care. The robot has been named T-HR3. The company states that

Light Green Plants Help Enhance Photosynthetic Efficiency Finds Study

In a new development in plant research, scientists have introduced plants with light green leaves in a bid to enhance photosynthetic efficiency that can have an impact on crop yield. This is to allow more light to infiltrate the crop canopy and augment overall light absorption to have an impact on crop yield. The study revealed that light green plants with reduced chlorophyll content not only improve canopy-level photosynthesis, but

Disease Diagnosis Made Swifter with Reformative Dipstick Technology

An Australian investigation has announced a progressive dipstick innovation that enables DNA and RNA to be removed from living creatures in a meager thirty seconds. Developed by University of Queensland scientists, the innovation permits the separated DNA or RNA to be utilized for a scope of uses including diagnosis of ailments. The UQ group drove by Professor Jimmy Botella and Dr Michael Mason says that the dipstick innovation can be

New Polymeric Material can Replace Antibodies for Disease Diagnostics

Biotechnology experts at the University of Leicester have revealed that their team have developed polymeric materials that exhibit the capability to recognize molecules much more efficiently than natural antibodies, which may prove to be a boon for the disease diagnostic applications going forward. Working in association with an independent company called MIP Diagnostics Ltd., scientists at the U.K. University announced that their team have successfully managed to demonstrate that molecular

Heat to Generate Electrical Current

Heat is generated by a lot of electronic devices every single day and that generated heat is wasted in most of the cases. Physicists at Bielfeld University, Germany have come up with a way to make use of the heat that is generated everyday by many of the electronic devices. Magnetic signals termed as ‘spin currents’, are generated through the application of heat. It is hoped that in near future,

New Algorithm to Enhance Performance of Robots

A speedy collision detection algorithm is likely to improve the performance robots that would now act more like a human assistant at home or in operating rooms. Electrical engineers of the University of California San Diego have come up with a program called ‘Fastron’. This algorithm, Fastron, runs 8 times faster than the prevailing algorithms of collision detection. Applications of Fastron The team that is led by a computer and