A common truism among statisticians is that "the data don't lie." However, recent findings by Italian researchers may make those who study data think twice before making such assumptions.
Nov 28, 2023 report
Large Language Models (LLMs) pose a direct threat to science because of so-called "hallucinations" (untruthful responses), and should be restricted to protect scientific truth, says a new paper from leading Artificial Intelligence ...
Nov 20, 2023
Earlier this month, Meta announced new AI software called Galactica: "a large language model that can store, combine and reason about scientific knowledge".
Nov 30, 2022
Climate deniers looking to block action and "greenwashing" companies could have free rein on Twitter after Elon Musk's takeover, analysts warned as leaders pursued anti-warming efforts at the COP27 summit.
Nov 8, 2022
Scientists are constantly seeking imaging systems that are faster, more powerful and capable of supporting longer observation times. This is especially true in life sciences, where objects of interest are rarely visible to ...
Mar 11, 2022
The problem of misinformation isn't going away. Internet platforms like Facebook and Twitter have taken some steps to curb its spread and say they are working on doing more. But no method yet introduced has been completely ...
Mar 18, 2021
Dr. Ashish Jha started 2020 thousands of miles from home, taking a sabbatical in Europe from his academic post at Harvard. Then the coronavirus pandemic arrived in the U.S.
Dec 31, 2020
In efforts to automatically capture important data from scientific papers, computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a method to accurately detect small, geometric objects ...
Aug 4, 2020
Japan's embassy in South Korea has begun posting the daily radiation levels of Fukushima and Seoul after new questions about the lingering effects of the 2011 nuclear disaster.
Sep 30, 2019
Using YouTube to learn about climate-change-related topics will expose you to video content that mostly opposes worldwide scientific consensus.
Jul 25, 2019