Deep learning identifies molecular patterns of cancer

A new deep-learning algorithm can quickly and accurately analyze several types of genomic data from colorectal tumors for more accurate classification, which could help improve diagnosis and related treatment options, according to new research published in the journal Life Science Alliance. Colorectal tumors are extremely varied in how they develop, require different drugs and have…

WIPO Raises Questions About Artificial Intelligence and Copyright

News WIPO has launched a public consultation about artificial intelligence and intellectual property. With technology moving forward at a rapid pace, the UN organization wants to know whether copyrights should be limited to human creativity or if AI-generated content can enjoy the same privilege. Similarly, can AI infringe copyrights of others? The World Intellectual Property…

This AI researcher is trying to ward off a reproducibility crisis

Joelle Pineau launched a reproducibility challenge at the 2019 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems.Credit: Facebook Joelle Pineau doesn’t want science’s reproducibility crisis to come to artificial intelligence (AI).Spurred by her frustration with difficulties recreating results from other research teams, Pineau, a machine-learning scientist at McGill University and Facebook in Montreal, Canada, is now spearheading…

‘Robotic Blacksmithing’: A Technology That Could Revive US Manufacturing

Although it may not be obvious, there’s a close link between manufacturing technology and innovation. Elon Musk often talks of the “machines that build the machines” as being the real enabler in both his space and automotive businesses. Using less-expensive, more scalable processes allows Space X to launch missions on budgets and with speed that…

How China Will Take Over The World.

Adobe Stock. Since Facebook announced itsnew stablecoin project Libra, in June of 2019, Mark Zuckerberg has been tried in the court of public opinion. Both Congressional and House Financial Services Committee hearings have essentially made a mockery of our government and showed just how technologically outmoded many of our politicians […]