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IBM Watson Previews AI-Powered Medical Image Analysis
IBM Watson Health has created AI-powered medical image analysis solutions designed to help healthcare providers pursue personalized approaches to patient diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring.
Latest in Science & Technology Reporter Battles WordSmith Robot in Newswriting-Off
By Steve Crowe · 20 May, 2015 • NPR pinned one of its top reporters against WordSmith, an AI system that churns out millions of stories each year.Human Pros Dominating Poker AI
By Steve Crowe · 1 May, 2015 • Carnegie Mellon's poker AI was down 626,892 chips against its human competitors at the halfway point. Can the super computer turn things around?Watch a Micro Robot Pull 2,000 Times its Weight
By Steve Crowe · 29 April, 2015 • Stanford University researchers have built a 12-gram micro robot that can pull 2,000 times its weight. The researchers are looking to scale this technology up to larger robots to carry very heavy goods.Can AI Help Doctors Better Diagnose Cancer?
By Adam Conner-Simons, MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab · 23 April, 2015 • MIT has developed a computational model that aims to automatically suggest cancer diagnoses by learning from thousands of data points from past pathology reports.Watch a Robot Encounter a Sperm Whale 2K Feet Below the Sea
By Steve Crowe · 16 April, 2015 • At about 2,000 feet below the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, the ROV Hercules encountered a magnificent sperm whale. And it's all caught on tape.Watch These Robot Flowers You Control with Your Brain
By Steve Crowe · 10 April, 2015 • NeuroFlowers uses an EEG headset to read electrical currents from the surface of your head to determine different mental states and make the robotic flowers open its petals and change colors.Watch the History of Robots in 10 Minutes
By Steve Crowe · 6 March, 2015 • Why don’t we have robots taking care of our every need by now? A little history of the field of robotics might help you understand how hard it is to get machines to perform tasks, and far we’ve come in just a few decades.What’s Better than Five Human Fingers? An Extra Two Robotic Fingers
By RT Staff · 23 July, 2014 • This week it turns out to be robotic fingers. Two of them. Long, black-and-orange, and stick-like-looking. One on each side of a special sensory glove that goes over a human hand.‘Luke Skywalker’ Robotic Arm Wins FDA Approval
By Steve Crowe · 15 May, 2014 • New "Luke Skywalker" robotic arm detects muscle contractions close to the area where the prosthesis is attached, allowing a person to flex certain muscles and make 10 different powered movements.Sporobot to Automate Production of Malaria Vaccine
By RT Staff · 7 May, 2014 • Sanaria is working with Harvard's Biorobotics Lab to automate a vaccine that proved 100 percent protective against malaria.
Sophia the Robot Rides in a Self-Driving Car
Sophia, the incredibly life-like humanoid robot from Hanson Robotics, took a ride...
10 Best Robots & Drones of CES 2017
Here are the best robots and drones from CES 2017.
New $27M Initiative Focuses on AI Ethics & Governance
The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund’s mission is to...
ElliQ Robot Wants to Ease Aging in Place
As populations age worldwide, older people are often isolated because of health...