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May 20, 2019

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Artificial Intelligence Can Diagnose PTSD by Analyzing Voices

A specially designed computer program can help to diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans by analyzing their ... read more
Imagine that you live in the rainforests of Southeast Asia, you're a pint-sized primate with enormous eyes and you look a ... read more

Computer Scientists Create Reprogrammable Molecular Computing System

Researchers have designed self-assembling DNA molecules with unprecedented ... read more

Open-Source Software Tracks Neural Activity in Real Time

A software tool called CaImAn automates the arduous process of tracking the location and activity of neurons. It accomplishes this task using a combination of standard computational methods and ... read more
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New Open Source Software Eases the Pain of Multiple UI Designs

The time-consuming and labor-intensive task of designing multiple user interfaces for different screen sizes and orientations could become a thing of the past thanks to open-source software that uses ... read more

Artificial Intelligence Can Improve X-Ray Identification of Pacemakers in Emergencies

Researchers have created new artificial intelligence software that can identify cardiac rhythm devices in x-rays more accurately and quickly than current ... read more

New Gene Hunt Reveals Potential Breast Cancer Treatment Target

Researchers have developed a way to discover elusive cancer-promoting genes, already identifying one that appears to promote aggressive breast cancers. The team developed a statistical approach to ... read more

Machines Whisper Our Secrets

Scientists showed they could reconstruct what a researcher was doing by recording the sounds of the lab instrument used. The method accurately detects what type of DNA a DNA synthesizer is making. ... read more

Achieving Greater Efficiency for Fast Data Center Operations

Algorithm and software system Shenango improves data center efficiency for microsecond-speed operations by better allocating data processing across CPU cores to reduce tail latency and ensure ... read more

How Do We Conserve and Restore Computer-Based Art in a Changing Technological Environment?

Just as conservators have developed methods to protect traditional artworks, computer scientists have now created means to safeguard computer- or time-based art by following the same preservation ... read more

Artificial Intelligence Can Predict Survival of Ovarian Cancer Patients

Researchers have created new machine learning software that can forecast the survival rates and response to treatments of patients with ovarian ... read more

Bigger Teams Aren't Always Better in Science and Tech

A new analysis of more than 65 million papers, patents and software projects found that smaller teams produce much more disruptive and innovative research than large teams, which more often develop ... read more

Toward Automated Animal Identification in Wildlife Research

A new program automatically detects regions of interest within images, alleviating a serious bottleneck in processing photos for wildlife ... read more

Learning Transistor Mimics the Brain

A new transistor based on organic materials has been developed. It has the ability to learn, and is equipped with both short-term and long-term memory. The work is a major step on the way to creating ... read more

This Computer Program Makes Pharma Patents Airtight

Routes to making life-saving medications and other pharmaceutical compounds are among the most carefully protected trade secrets in global industry. Building on recent work programming computers to ... read more

Serious Problems With Forensic Software

New research finds significant flaws in recently released forensic software designed to assess the age of individuals based on their skeletal remains. The researchers report that, on average, the ... read more

'DeepSqueak' Helps Researchers Decode Rodent Chatter

Scientists have developed a software program called DeepSqueak, which promotes broad adoption of rodent vocalization ... read more

Hardware-Software Co-Design Approach Could Make Neural Networks Less Power Hungry

Engineers have developed a neuroinspired hardware-software co-design approach that could make neural network training more energy-efficient and faster. Their work could one day make it possible to ... read more

Computer Hardware Designed for 3D Games Could Hold the Key to Replicating Human Brain

Researchers have created the fastest and most energy efficient simulation of part of a rat brain using off-the-shelf computer ... read more

Mathematical Solver for Analog Computers

Scientists have been working toward developing a novel mathematical approach that will help advance computation beyond the digital ... read more

Revolutionary Technology Pinpoints Biopsies to Detect Prostate Cancer

Medical software that overlays tumor information from MRI scans onto ultrasound images can help guide surgeons conducting biopsies and improve prostate cancer ... read more

Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery

Researchers have created the largest publicly available virtual library of macrolide scaffolds. The library -- called V1M -- contains chemical structures and computed properties for 1 million ... read more

Intelligent Framework Aims to Optimize Data Transfer in 5G Networks

New technology is designed to allow cellular communication nodes in 5G systems to partition bandwidth more efficiently in order to improve end-to-end data transmission rates. In simulations, the tech ... read more

AI Could Help Cities Detect Expensive Water Leaks

Costly water losses in municipal water systems could be significantly reduced using sensors and new artificial intelligence (AI) ... read more

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