Harvard researchers present nanowire devices update

A new technique speeds creation of nanowire devices, boosting research into what’s happening inside cells.

Caitlin McDermott-Murphy | July 2, 2019 | harvard
~7 mins   

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Researchers propose ‘machine behavior’ field could blend AI, social sciences

Researchers propose a new field of study — “machine behavior” — to look at artificial intelligence through the lens of biology, economics, psychology, and other behavioral and social sciences.

Leah Burrows | June 7, 2019 | harvard
~8 mins   

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Harvard Medical School develops AI to see visual cortex’s preferences

New computer program uses artificial intelligence to determine what visual neurons like to see. The approach could shed light on learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other neurologic conditions.

Christy Brownlee | May 2, 2019 | harvard
~5 mins   

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Harvard, Princeton scientists make AI breakthrough for fusion energy

Scientists from Harvard and Princeton have teamed up to create an artificial intelligence algorithm that can predict destructive disruptions in nuclear fusion experiments

Mary Bergman | April 22, 2019 | harvard
~8 mins   

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At Harvard, adding AI to M.D.

Researchers at Harvard Medical School’s Blavatnik Institute are developing an algorithm with information that is so complex, it will understand everything a first-year medical student knows.

Ekaterina Pesheva and Ann Marie Menting | April 5, 2019 | harvard
~5 mins   

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In health care, AI offers promise — and hype

AI is coming to a hospital near you — but it may be in the world’s remote regions that it could impact patients most. However, experts gathered at Harvard said its potential will not be realized unless it is deployed as part of broader health care solutions, not simply as a tool in search of problems.

Alvin Powell | Feb. 28, 2019 | harvard
~11 mins   

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