Earth’s inner core is solid, ‘J waves’ suggest

Earth’s inner core is solid, ‘J waves’ suggest

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Earth’s inner core is solid, ‘J waves’ suggest A new study by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) could help us understand how our planet was formed. Associate Professor Hrvoje Tkalčić and PhD Scholar Than-Son Phạm are confident they now have…

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Artificial intelligence aids automatic monitoring of single molecules in cells

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Artificial intelligence aids automatic monitoring of single molecules in cells To understand the mechanisms by which molecules act in cells, or the effects of drugs on them, it would be ideal to be able to track individual molecules, including where in the…

Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids: New study seeks to understand why male mountain gorillas do something unusual for a mammal

Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids: New study seeks to understand why male mountain gorillas do something unusual for a mammal

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Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of kids: New study seeks to understand why male mountain gorillas do something unusual for a mammal Males have greater reproductive success if they spend more time taking care of…

Lab-grown eyes explain how a baby’s vision develops in the womb

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Lab-grown eyes explain how a baby’s vision develops in the womb Researchers at John Hopkins have grown artificial eye parts to better understand how we develop color vision. Though they don’t look like eyeballs, the “organoid” retinas built from stem cells grow…

Why Do Computers Use So Much Energy?

Why Do Computers Use So Much Energy?

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Why Do Computers Use So Much Energy? It’s possible they could be vastly more efficient, but for that to happen, we need a better understand of the thermodynamics of computing — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Continue reading . . . {authorlink} http://rss.sciam.com/sciam/technology

If Amazon wants Alexa everywhere, it needs better language support

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If Amazon wants Alexa everywhere, it needs better language support I can’t profess to fully understand all of the complexities of localizing services for various languages, nuances, accents and dialects — let alone where voice recognition is concerned. However, with Amazon’s Alexa…

Physicists train robotic gliders to soar like birds

Physicists train robotic gliders to soar like birds

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Physicists train robotic gliders to soar like birds Scientists know that upward currents of warm air assist birds in flight. To understand how birds find and navigate these thermal plumes, researchers used reinforcement learning to train gliders to autonomously navigate atmospheric thermals….

AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions

AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions

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AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions Modern speech recognition is clunky and often requires massive amounts of annotations and transcriptions to help understand what you’re referencing. There might, however, be a more natural way: teaching the algorithms to recognize things…

South Pole Telescope will study ‘noise’ from the early universe

South Pole Telescope will study ‘noise’ from the early universe

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South Pole Telescope will study ‘noise’ from the early universe Scientists just got a valuable tool in their quest to understand the cosmic microwave background radiation that persists from the earliest days of the universe. The South Pole Telescope recently received an…

Google Assistant can now understand two languages at once

Google Assistant can now understand two languages at once

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Google Assistant can now understand two languages at once Today, Google announced that its smart assistant is now bilingual. While Google Assistant could already understand multiple languages, now you can speak two languages interchangeably and Assistant will be able to follow what…

Scientists discover Earth’s youngest banded iron formation in western China

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Scientists discover Earth’s youngest banded iron formation in western China , The discovery of Earth’s youngest-ever banded iron formation is changing how scientists understand the evolution of complex life. , Continue reading . . . , , https://www.sciencedaily.com/rss/top/environment.xml, Top Environment News —…

Using artificial intelligence to understand volcanic eruptions from tiny ash

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Using artificial intelligence to understand volcanic eruptions from tiny ash, Scientists have shown that an artificial intelligence program called a Convolutional Neural Network can be trained to categorize volcanic ash particle shapes. Because the shapes of volcanic particles are linked to the…

Google Assistant can speak Spanish on Home speakers

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Google Assistant can speak Spanish on Home speakers, Today, Google announced that Assistant on its Home, Mini and Max products can now speak and understand Spanish. Additionally, consumers in Mexico will be able to find Google Home on store shelves starting today;…

Who shares similar experiences of climate change in a 1.5°C world and beyond?

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Who shares similar experiences of climate change in a 1.5°C world and beyond?, A new framework to understand how uneven the effects of a 1.5°C world are for different countries around the world has been published today. , Continue reading . ….

Google demo shows how AR can thrive on the web

Google demo shows how AR can thrive on the web

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Google demo shows how AR can thrive on the web, Google has been hyping up augmented reality on the web, and it’s easy to understand why — it promises an immersive experience without requiring a special app. But what does that look…