Separate developments in speech recognition technology from IBM and California universities at San Francisco and Berkeley offer promising news for patients suffering from vocal paralysis and speech loss.
Aug 28, 2023 report
Researchers at UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley have developed a brain-computer interface (BCI) that has enabled a woman with severe paralysis from a brainstem stroke to speak through a digital avatar.
Aug 23, 2023
Engineers are constantly searching for materials with novel, desirable property combinations. For example, an ultra-strong, lightweight material could be used to make airplanes and cars more fuel-efficient, or a material ...
Aug 2, 2023
With its head-spinning size and connections, the power system is so complex that even supercomputers struggle to efficiently solve certain optimization problems. But quantum computers might fare better, and now researchers ...
Jul 18, 2023
Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used increasingly in many different walks of life from the large language models and image-generation tools that can produce readable text and intriguing graphics based on a prompt to ...
May 31, 2023
A new study published in Computers in Human Behavior suggests that a placebo effect is at play when people expect their performance to be enhanced by augmentation technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI). The researchers ...
May 17, 2023
Scientists said Monday they have found a way to use brain scans and artificial intelligence modeling to transcribe "the gist" of what people are thinking, in what was described as a step towards mind reading.
May 1, 2023
An international team of researchers, including nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego, has uncovered nanoscale changes inside solid-state batteries that could offer new insights into improving battery performance.
Apr 28, 2023
Artificial intelligence (AI) models have already made their way into a wide range of real-world settings, helping humans to tackle everyday problems faster and more efficiently. Recently, computer scientists have also been ...
Apr 27, 2023 feature
Robots are machines that can sense the environment and use that information to perform an action. You can find them nearly everywhere in industrialized societies today. There are household robots that vacuum floors and warehouse ...
Apr 12, 2023