A 4D printer for smart materials with magneto- and electro-mechanical properties
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have created software and hardware for a 4D printer with applications in the biomedical field. In addition to 3D printing, this machine allows for controlling extra functions: ...
Mar 7, 2023
Tool helps prevent fires and explosions in natural gas lines
Lines in natural gas grids have to be maintained and serviced regularly. This entails using flares to vent the natural gas. With FlareSimulator, research scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation ...
Mar 1, 2023
Extreme reality telemetry for first responders
Imagine a limited visibility scenario: Smoke fills the air, making it difficult to see more than a few feet in front of you. The roar of the flames is deafening, and you can feel the heat of the fire on your skin even through ...
Feb 24, 2023
Google Maps faces renewed scrutiny from DOJ's antitrust lawyers
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating Google's dominance in mapping, reviving a thread of its long-running antitrust investigation into the search giant, according to three people familiar with the probe.
Feb 23, 2023
ExaSMR simulation toolkit advances nuclear reactor design
Alternatives to carbon-producing energy sources are becoming ever more imperative as climate change shows its effects on the Earth and in our daily lives. Although fossil fuels still generate much of the electricity in the ...
Feb 21, 2023
We pitted ChatGPT against tools for detecting AI-written text, and the results are troubling
As the "chatbot wars" rage in Silicon Valley, the growing proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) tools specifically designed to generate human-like text has left many baffled.
Feb 20, 2023
The first application capable of recognizing and interpreting the Spanish sign language alphabet
The University of Alicante (UA) Robotics and Three-Dimensional Vision Group (RoViT) has designed the first application capable of recognizing and interpreting the Spanish sign language alphabet (known by the acronym LSE) ...
Feb 16, 2023
Reviewers rave for 'Hogwarts Legacy' video game despite backlash
The highly anticipated video game "Hogwarts Legacy" was met with largely positive reviews after its release Friday, despite some gameplay quibbles and the controversy that has dogged the Wizarding World's original creator.
Feb 10, 2023
A testbed to assess the physical reasoning skills of AI agents
Humans are innately able to reason about the behaviors of different physical objects in their surroundings. These physical reasoning skills are incredibly valuable for solving everyday problems, as they can help us to choose ...
Feb 8, 2023 feature
Deepfake 'news anchors' in pro-China footage: research
The "news broadcasters" appear stunningly real, but they are AI-generated deepfakes in first-of-their-kind propaganda videos that a research report published Tuesday attributed to Chinese state-aligned actors.
Feb 8, 2023