AI App Identifies Rare Genetic Disorders from Photos of Patients’ Faces
AI App Identifies Rare Genetic Disorders from Photos of Patients’ Faces
Deep-learning algorithms could help doctors narrow in on the causes of certain medical conditions, say researchers.
AI App Identifies Rare Genetic Disorders from Photos of Patients’ Faces
AI App Identifies Rare Genetic Disorders from Photos of Patients’ Faces

Deep-learning algorithms could help doctors narrow in on the causes of certain medical conditions, say researchers.

Deep-learning algorithms could help doctors narrow in on the causes of certain medical conditions, say researchers.

facial recognition
Goats Prefer Happy Human Faces
Goats Prefer Happy Human Faces
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2018
Like dogs and horses, goats can discern happy from angry facial expressions. But whether these animals possess empathy remains unclear.
Primates Use Simple Code to Recognize Faces
Primates Use Simple Code to Recognize Faces
Abby Olena | Jun 1, 2017
Researchers could reconstruct the faces a monkey saw from the patterns of neuronal activity in a certain area of the brain.
Brain Regions Responsible for Face Recognition Continue to Grow After Birth
Brain Regions Responsible for Face Recognition Continue to Grow After Birth
Diana Kwon | Jan 6, 2017
Neuroimaging study confirms the fusiform gyrus continues to develop throughout childhood.
Probing Canine Face Recognition
Probing Canine Face Recognition
Jef Akst | Mar 4, 2016
Dogs trained to stay still in an MRI machine show activity in the temporal cortex when shown a human face.
Canine Facial Recognition
Canine Facial Recognition
Jenny Rood | Feb 13, 2015
Dogs can distinguish between angry and happy human faces, a study finds.
2014’s Best in Multimedia
2014’s Best in Multimedia
Bob Grant | Dec 28, 2014
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