Archivo mensual: enero 2020

Scientists Unraveling Chinese Coronavirus with Unprecedented Speed, Openness

Chinese scientists freely released the genetic sequence of a coronavirus 10 days after the first reported case, to help researchers worldwide better understand and combat the pathogen. After the disclosure, Purdue University’s Andrew Mesecar instructed his laboratory to analyze the … Seguir leyendo

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The Way You Dance is Unique, and Computers Can Tell It’s You

Researchers at Finland’s University of Jyvaskyla have taught computers to identify individuals by their dance style. Their original intent was to use machine learning and motion-capture technology to determine the musical genre subjects were listening to, based on motion-captured dance … Seguir leyendo

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Are Your Students Bored? This AI Could Tell You

Researchers at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and China’s Harbin Engineering University have created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that analyzes students’ emotions based on video recordings of their facial expressions to measure their engagement level … Seguir leyendo

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Trump Signs Law to Boost Girls’ Access to STEM Education

Late last month, U.S. President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Building Blocks of STEM Act to boost young girls’ access to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV), who introduced the bill, said she … Seguir leyendo

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