Animal and human forms of communication may be much closer than we previously thought.
What if our high-tech devices understood—and could respond to—our emotions? Computer scientist Rana el Kaliouby is on a mission to humanize technology with artificial emotional intelligence, or what she calls “Emotion AI.”
Rana el Kaliouby is on a mission to humanize technology with artificial emotional intelligence.
Forty years and 70,000 bodies tell the grim tale of why some night-flying birds might crash into buildings more often than others.
A deep learning system has learned to accurately identify skin cancers in photographs.
The planet’s trademark rings appear to have played a crucial role in crafting the color and shape of some of its smallest moons.
Bacteria, both good and bad, go wherever humans do. Understanding their quirks in outer space is key to preserving astronauts’ health.
Scientists have uncovered a gene that affects how mice encode fear-based memories—which could inform the study of psychiatric disorders like PTSD in humans.
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