artificial intelligence
Virtual Reality May Revolutionize Brain Science
Virtual Reality May Revolutionize Brain Science
Ashley Yeager | Feb 1, 2018
New technology could open doors for researchers studying animals’ most complex organ.
Google’s DeepMind, UK’s NHS Criticized for Sharing Data
Google’s DeepMind, UK’s NHS Criticized for Sharing Data
Diana Kwon | Jul 6, 2017
Two reports raise concerns about privacy and proper consent during a controversial data-sharing agreement, but find that only the National Health Service broke the law.
AI Lends Computing Power to Academic Search Engines
AI Lends Computing Power to Academic Search Engines
Bob Grant | Nov 15, 2016
A tool that uses machine learning algorithms to comb and categorize the scientific literature is making waves in neuroscience.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2015
January 2015's selection of notable quotes
Watson to Match Patients to Clinical Trials
Watson to Match Patients to Clinical Trials
Bob Grant | Sep 8, 2014
IBM’s cognitive computer will be individualizing trial plans for cancer patients at the Mayo Clinic.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2014
An Indomitable Beast, What If?, Superintelligence, and Dataclysm
Watson, MD
Watson, MD
Beth Marie Mole | Feb 1, 2013
A collaborative project between IBM and the Cleveland Clinic brings artificial intelligence to patients’ bedsides.
Watson, MD, In Action
Watson, MD, In Action
Beth Marie Mole | Feb 1, 2013
Meet the people behind teaching IBM's Jeopardy-winning robot how to excel in the medical profession.
Watson’s Potty Mouth
Watson’s Potty Mouth
Beth Marie Mole | Jan 15, 2013
IBM programmers had to clean up the super computer’s language after it learned profanity on the Internet.
Robo Rat
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2012
More-realistic whiskered robots are better able to navigate dark or dusty environments, while providing insights into rodent sensory processing.