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Unraveling the Genetic Secrets of the Glacier Ice Worm
News   Jun 27, 2019

Researchers uncover factors underlying the genetic structure of glacier ice worms.

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Translating Proteins into Music, and Back
News   Jun 27, 2019

By turning molecular structures into sounds, researchers gain insight into protein structures and create new variations.

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The Ancient History of Neandertals in Europe
News   Jun 27, 2019

Early ancestors of the last Neandertals lived in Europe already 120,000 years ago.

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A Step Closer to Quantum Computing With Photons
News   Jun 26, 2019

The development of a photonic quantum computer took a leap forward with a new protocol for storing and releasing a single photon in an embedded eigenstate -- a quantum state that is virtually unaffected by loss and decoherence.

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Neural Networks Recognize Images Ten Times Faster With New Algorithm
News   Jun 26, 2019

Andrey Savchenko, Professor at HSE University, has developed a method that can help to enhance image identification on videos. In his project, a network was taught by a new algorithm and can now make decisions on image recognition and classification at a rate 10 times faster than before.

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Virtual Reality Makes Food Tastier for Flies
News   Jun 26, 2019

optoPAD is a newly developed system for creating virtual taste realities. It combines advanced optical and genetic techniques with touch-screen technology to monitor and control feeding behaviors and taste sensations in fruit flies.

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Brain Activity Measures Whether Students Have Grasped a Concept
News   Jun 26, 2019

As students learn a new concept, measuring how well they grasp it has often depended on traditional paper and pencil tests. Dartmouth researchers have developed a machine learning algorithm, which can be used to measure how well a student understands a concept based the student's brain activity patterns.

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Keeping Kids Safe In the "Internet of Things" Era
News   Jun 24, 2019

Children need protection when using programmable Internet computing devices – and Lancaster University scientists have drawn up new guidelines to help designers build in safeguards.

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First Ever Non-invasive Brain-Computer Interface Developed
News   Jun 21, 2019

A team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, has made a breakthrough in the field of noninvasive robotic device control. Using a noninvasive brain-computer interface (BCI), researchers have developed the first-ever successful mind-controlled robotic arm exhibiting the ability to continuously track and follow a computer cursor.

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Seeing the Unseen With Computer Vision
News   Jun 21, 2019

Computer vision researchers have demonstrated they can use special light sources and sensors to see around corners or through gauzy filters, enabling them to reconstruct the shapes of unseen objects.

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