Rescue robots get a speed upgrade for rough terrain

A new path planning algorithm gives rescue robots that use their arms to make their way across treacherous terrain such as disaster areas a speed upgrade.

U. Michigan • futurity
Aug. 20, 2021 ~5 min

Algorithm beats human pilots in drone race for the 1st time

Researchers have created an algorithm that can find the fastest path for a drone to fly. It even beat human pilots flying drones in a race.

U. Zurich • futurity
July 22, 2021 ~5 min

Algorithm beats human pilots in drone race for the 1st time

Researchers have created an algorithm that can find the fastest path for a drone to fly. It even beat human pilots flying drones in a race.

U. Zurich • futurity
July 22, 2021 ~5 min

Key left turn bans can unclog traffic jams

The solution to traffic jams at busy intersections in cities may be removing certain left turns, researchers say.

Tim Schley - Penn State • futurity
July 8, 2021 ~6 min

Algorithm could flag patients at risk of opioid relapse

A new diagnostic technique that has the potential to identify opioid-addicted patients at risk for relapse could lead to better treatment and outcomes.

Bev McCarron-Rutgers • futurity
June 22, 2021 ~4 min

AI offers a better way to diagnose sleep disorders

An artificial intelligence algorithm based on 20,000 nights of sleep can improve the diagnosis, treatment, and our overall understanding of sleep disorders.

Michael Skov Jensen-Copenhagen • futurity
June 8, 2021 ~5 min

Algorithm takes the grunt work out of quilting

A new algorithm lets quilters skip figuring out the notoriously complicated and frustrating order of steps in advanced patterns and focus on creativity.

Taylor Kubota-Stanford • futurity
June 4, 2021 ~6 min

Swarm of ‘dumb’ robots work together to get stuff done

BOBbots, or "behaving, organizing, buzzing bots," are "about as dumb as they get." But they can still get complex tasks done when they team up.

Tracey Reeves - Georgia Tech • futurity
May 11, 2021 ~5 min

Algorithm can tell if zebra finch tunes are love songs

Male zebra finches sing the same phrases during courtship and non-courtship. We can't tell which is which but a new algorthm can—and female finches can too.

Frederique Mazerolle-McGill • futurity
April 23, 2021 ~4 min

Algorithm can tell if zebra finch tunes are love songs

Male zebra finches sing the same phrases during courtship and non-courtship. We can't tell which is which but a new algorthm can—and female finches can too.

Frederique Mazerolle-McGill • futurity
April 23, 2021 ~4 min

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