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June 26, 2023

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Generative AI Models Are Encoding Biases and Negative Stereotypes in Their Users

In the space of a few months generative AI models, such as ChatGPT, Google's Bard and Midjourney, have been adopted by more and more people in a variety of professional and personal ways. But growing research is underlining that they are encoding ...

New Microcomb Device Advances Photonic Technology

Researchers have outlined a new high-speed tunable microcomb that could help propel advances in wireless communication, imaging, atomic clocks, and ...

An App Can Transform Smartphones Into Thermometers That Accurately Detect Fevers

A team has created an app called FeverPhone, which transforms smartphones into thermometers without adding new ...

AI That Uses Sketches to Detect Objects Within an Image Could Boost Tumor Detection, and Search for Rare Bird Species

Teaching machine learning tools to detect specific objects in a specific image and discount others is a 'game-changer' that could lead to advancements in cancer detection, according to ...

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四足机器人Traverses Tricky Terrains Thanks to Improved 3D Vision

Researchers have developed a new model that trains four-legged robots to see more clearly in 3D. The advance enabled a robot to autonomously cross challenging terrain with ease -- including stairs, ...

The Chatbot Will See You Now

Results from a study of the use of a chatbot in the consent process show that it encourages inclusivity, and leads to faster completion and high levels of understanding. Whereas the traditional ...

Researchers Demonstrate Noise-Free Communication With Structured Light

Scientists used a new invariant property of vectorial light to encode information. This quantity, which the team call 'vectorness', scales from 0 to 1 and remains unchanged when passing ...

New Superconducting Diode Could Improve Performance of Quantum Computers and Artificial Intelligence

A team has developed a more energy-efficient, tunable superconducting diode -- a promising component for future electronic devices -- that could help scale up quantum computers for industry and ...

无线嗅反馈系统让用户Smell in the VR World

A research team recently invented a novel, wireless, skin-interfaced olfactory feedback system that can release various odours with miniaturized odor generators (OGs). The new technology integrates ...

The Digital Dark Matter Clouding AI

Scientists using artificial intelligence technology may be inviting unwanted noise into their genome analyses. Now, researchers have created a computational correction that will allow them to see ...

Shining a Light on Neuromorphic Computing

AI, machine learning, and ChatGPT may be relatively new buzzwords in the public domain, but developing a computer that functions like the human brain and nervous system -- both hardware and software ...

Quantum Computers Are Better at Guessing, New Study Demonstrates

Researchers have demonstrated a quantum speedup over the most efficient classical computer algorithm possible for what is believed to be the first time. The accomplishment was performed on an IBM ...

New Method Improves Efficiency of 'Vision Transformer' AI Systems

Vision transformers (ViTs) are powerful artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that can identify or categorize objects in images -- however, there are significant challenges related to both ...

New Tool May Help Spot 'Invisible' Brain Damage in College Athletes

An artificial intelligence computer program that processes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can accurately identify changes in brain structure that result from repeated head injury, a new study in ...

Fastest Industry Standard Optical Fiber

An optical fiber about the thickness of a human hair can now carry the equivalent of more than 10 million fast home internet connections running at full ...


Super Low-Cost Smartphone Attachment Brings Blood Pressure Monitoring to Your Fingertips

Engineers have developed a simple 3D-printed attachment that clips over a smartphone's camera and flash to measure blood pressure at the user's fingertip. The clip works with a custom ...

The Metaverse Can Lead to Better Science

一位研究人员说我们should look beyond the hype to see how virtual reality can make scientists more effective. But to realize the benefits, researchers must also plan well and avoid potential ...

Boost for the Quantum Internet

A quarter of a century ago, theoretical physicists proposed a way to transmit quantum information via quantum repeaters over long distances which would open the door to the construction of a ...

Wiring Up Quantum Circuits With Light

The number of qubits in superconducting quantum computers has risen rapidly during the last years, but further growth is limited by the need for ultra-cold operating temperatures. Connecting several ...

New Wireless System for Greater 5G Access

A new paper on wireless connectivity introduces a new technique for increasing access to the 5G-and-beyond millimeter wave (mmWave) ...

Can't Find Your Phone? There's a Robot for That

Engineers have discovered a new way to program robots to help people with dementia locate medicine, glasses, phones and other objects they need but have ...

Better Than Humans: Artificial Intelligence in Intensive Care Units

With the help of extensive data from intensive care units of various hospitals, an artificial intelligence was developed that provides suggestions for the treatment of people who require intensive ...

The Influence of AI on Trust in Human Interaction

As AI becomes increasingly realistic, our trust in those with whom we communicate may be compromised. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have examined how advanced AI systems impact our ...

Engineers Tap Into Good Vibrations to Power the Internet of Things

In a world hungry for clean energy, engineers have created a new material that converts the simple mechanical vibrations all around us into electricity to power sensors in everything from pacemakers ...

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