New Artificial Intelligence system can decode your mind

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New Artificial Intelligence system can decode your mind Washington | Scientists have developed a new artificial intelligence system that can decode the human mind, and interpret what a person is seeing by analysing brain scans. The advance could aid efforts to improve artificial intelligence (AI) and lead to new insights into brain function. Critical to the research is a type of algorithm called a convolutional neural network, which has been instrumental in enabling computers and smartphones to recognise faces and objects. “That type of network has made an enormous impact…

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Smart fabrics that store data without electronics developed

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Smart fabrics that store data without electronics developed Washington | Smart fashion accessories with invisible security codes to your office or apartment could soon make keys a thing of the past, say scientists, including one of Indian origin, who have developed fabrics that can secretly store data without any electronics or sensors. Smart fabrics : Most people today combine conductive thread – embroidery thread that can carry an electrical current – with other types of electronics to create outfits, stuffed animals or accessories that light up or communicate. However, scientists…

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China to establish robot station on moon

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China to establish robot station on moon  Beijing | China is planning to establish a robot station on the moon to conduct bigger and more complicated experimental research on lunar geography, a media report said today. The station could slash the costs of returning rock samples to Earth, said Jiao Weixin, a Peking University space science professor. A sustainable robot station would enhance lunar geography studies and “have better energy efficiency than lunar rovers as the station can deploy a much bigger solar power- generator,” he said. The base can…

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Tiny magnetic robots could treat hard-to-reach body parts

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Tiny magnetic robots could treat hard-to-reach body parts Beijing | Scientists have developed a swarm of robots measuring about the size of a blood cell that can be remotely operated to diagnose and treat illness in hard-to- reach areas of the human body. Tiny magnetic : The robots, manufactured by coating tiny algae with magnetic particles, can be tracked in tissue close to the skin’s surface by imaging the algae’s natural fluorescence, and in hard-to-reach deeper tissue by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). In tests, a swarm of robots a few…

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New form of matter ‘excitonium’ discovered

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New form of matter ‘excitonium’ discovered Los Angeles | Scientists have proven the existence of new form of matter called excitonium – which was first theorised almost 50 years ago. Researchers from University of California Berkeley and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the US studied non-doped crystals of the transition metal dichalcogenide titanium diselenide (1T-TiSe2). Excitonium is a condensate – it exhibits macroscopic quantum phenomena, like a superconductor. It is made up of excitons, particles that are formed in a very strange quantum mechanical pairing, namely that of an…

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Shahid Kapoor talks about working with Kareena Kapoor Khan again after ‘Udta Punjab’

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Shahid Kapoor talks about working with Kareena Kapoor Khan again after ‘Udta Punjab’ Shahid Kapoor said it would be great if he got to work with Kareena Kapoor Khan again. Shahid Kapoor and his ex-girlfriend Kareena Kapoor Khan have teamed up after a long time, for “Udta Punjab,” and the actor has now said he would be happy if they feature together again in any film. However, Shahid also said he was okay if it did not happen, and that he does not think about it much. “I have always said…

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Karan Singh Grover To CUT OFF From Bipasha Basu?

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Karan Singh Grover To CUT OFF From Bipasha Basu? The much in love couple Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover are very much happy in their own world and are undoubtedly enjoying each other’s company, but it seems their parents aren’t happy with this. According to the recent reports, Karan Singh Grover’s mother is not happy with her son’s choice and also has issues with Bipasha Basu’s past, as she dated many actors from the industry. Well, this time Karan Singh Grover’s mother is standing in the way of these lovers and wants her son to cut…

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Pokemon Movie Detective Pikachu Gets Big Little Lies Star in the Lead

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Pokemon Movie Detective Pikachu Gets Big Little Lies Star in the Lead Legendary’s Detective Pikachu has finally found its female lead, with Big Little Lies star Kathryn Newton entering talks with the studio. This comes just two weeks after Justice Smith signed on as the male lead, and with production reportedly set to begin in January 2018, there will likely be a flurry of casting announcements coming in the near future. It remains unclear how many more major roles will need to be filled, but the title character is by far the biggest. Last month, an…

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Jackpot of fossilized pterosaur eggs unearthed in China

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Jackpot of fossilized pterosaur eggs unearthed in China Jackpot : Hundreds of eggs belonging to a species of flying reptile that lived alongside dinosaurs are giving scientists a peek into the earliest development of the animals. The find includes at least 16 partial embryos, several still preserved in 3-D. Those embryos suggest that the animals were able to walk, but not fly, soon after hatching, researchers report in the Dec. 1 Science. Led by vertebrate paleontologist Xiaolin Wang of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, the scientists uncovered at least 215…

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New 3-D printed materials harness the power of bacteria

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New 3-D printed materials harness the power of bacteria Items made with ‘living ink’ could make medical supplies or clean contaminated water A new type of 3-D printing ink has a special ingredient: live bacteria. Printed materials : Materials made with this “living ink” could help clean up environmental pollution, harvest energy via photosynthesis or help make medical supplies, researchers report online December 1 in Science Advances. This study “shows for the first time that 3-D printed bacteria can make useful materials,” says Anne Meyer, a biologist at Delft University of Technology in…

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