‘Special sauce’ gets AI to cope with chaos

"This is a first step toward physics-savvy neural networks that could help us solve hard problems."

Tracey Peake-NC State • futurity
June 23, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: machine-learning physics artificial-intelligence science-and-technology

‘Artificial Chemist’ learns to make best quantum dots in minutes

"Artificial Chemist is a truly autonomous system that can intelligently navigate through the chemical universe."

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
June 10, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: machine-learning chemistry artificial-intelligence quantum-dots nanotechnology material-science science-and-technology

Algorithm beats experts in Alzheimer’s diagnosis

A new deep learning algorithm outperformed neurologists in accurate Alzheimer's disease diagnosis. It could help save lives and get more people treatment.

Art Jahnke-Boston University • futurity
May 7, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: machine-learning alzheimers-disease brains algorithms health-and-medicine

Twitter can reveal the well-being of a whole community

Machine learning can scan social media to find out how entire communities are doing psychologically, researchers say. It could help boost public health.

Melissa De Witte-Stanford • futurity
May 4, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: machine-learning social-media language internet emotions society-and-culture

Machine learning makes building rocket engines easier

"Trial and error" doesn't work for testing whether rocket engines can handle flight. A new machine learning method could make things simpler and safer.

John Holden-UT Austin • futurity
April 21, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: machine-learning space spacecraft science-and-technology engines

Machine learning predicts glass density and stiffness

A new way to predict the density and stiffness of glasses could offer better reinforcing fibers for composite materials in automobiles and wind turbines.

Kate McAlpine-Michigan • futurity
March 27, 2020 ~1 min

Tags: machine-learning material-science glass featured science-and-technology

Machine learning pushes quantum computing forward

Hunting for quantum bits with machine learning could be a crucial step forward in making quantum computers a reality.

U. Melbourne • futurity
March 18, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: machine-learning quantum-computers silicon science-and-technology qubits

New test is a better gauge of how much nitrogen corn needs

A better test for gauging nitrogen needs in corn fields could mean economic benefits for farmers and be better for the environment, too.

Fred Love-Iowa State • futurity
March 10, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: machine-learning soil nitrogen farmers earth-and-environment corn

AI makes detecting methane leaks less confusing

A new method uses hyperspectral imaging and machine learning to more accurately detect methane emissions, say researchers.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB • futurity
March 10, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: machine-learning climate-change artificial-intelligence greenhouse-gas methane emissions earth-and-environment imaging-technology

Machine learning predicts circulatory failure hours in advance

A new method that uses machine learning to evaluate vital signs of patients in intensive care predicted with 90% accuracy the chance of circulatory failure.

ETH Zurich • futurity
March 10, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: machine-learning intensive-care blood-pressure hospitals algorithms health-and-medicine

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