AI boosts clarity of laser-based imaging tech

Artificial intelligence can improve the quality of optoacoustic imaging, researchers report. This relatively young medical imaging technique can be used for applications such as visualizing blood vessels, studying brain activity, characterizing skin lesions, and diagnosing breast cancer. However, quality of the rendered images is very dependent on the number and distribution of sensors used by…

Google Pixel 4 XL review: A remarkable phone with a small battery

Google Pixel 4 XL review: A remarkable phone with a small battery “Google’s newest Pixel again has a winning camera, and again falters on battery life.” Excellent cameras Great performance Bright, sharp, and smooth 6.3-inch screen Face Unlock is fast Genuinely helpful, smart software Battery life isn’t great Barely any apps support Face Unlock Paltry…

These 6 centers show how Baltimore’s biggest employers are integrating tech and innovation – Technical.ly

Business7 hours ago From culinary to manufacturing, Baltimore’s corporations and large organizations are standing up innovation centers to work on future products and processes.These 6 centers show how Baltimore’s biggest employers are integrating tech and innovation The Make48 ticked at the Stanley Black and Decker makerspace in Towson.(Photo by Stephen Babcock)The area’s largest employers have…

Can Colleges Police Sports Betting? Some Are Trying

Purdue, St. Joseph’s and Villanova have banned students from betting on their schools’ teams, but other universities are seeking more of a middle ground. No one is sure whose approach is right.ImagePurdue introduced a school policy that prevents students, employees and contractors from betting on the university’s games.CreditCreditJustin Casterline/Getty ImagesOct. 21, 2019, 5:00 a.m. ETIn…

How do you weigh a whale without bothering it? Drones

Whales are the largest animals on the planet and important predators in the marine ecosystem. As a marine biologist I have been lucky enough to see them up close. It’s an amazing experience to watch a whale mother, 14 meters long and weighing nearly 40 tonnes, gently push her “tiny” five-meters baby, already weighing nearly…