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Scientists Find the Skull of Humanity’s Ancestor, on a Computer

Researchers at the French National Museum of Natural History and the U.K.’s University of Cambridge have reconstructed a virtual skull of the last common human ancestor using computerized-tomography scans of 260 modern-day skulls from various populations, and 100,000-year-old skulls from … Seguir leyendo

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White House Launches New Committee to Advise on Quantum Efforts

The Trump administration has established a National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee, reportedly to help the White House “ensure continued American leadership in quantum information science and technology applications.” The committee’s creation was directed by the National Quantum Initiative Act, which … Seguir leyendo

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Sum of Three Cubes for 42 Finally Solved—Using Real-Life Planetary Computer

Researchers at the U.K.’s University of Bristol and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have finally found the Sum-of-Three-Cubes’ solution for the number 42, a longstanding mathematical challenge. Bristol’s Andrew Booker and MIT’s Andrew Sutherland employed the Charity Engine planetary … Seguir leyendo

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RIT Researchers Help Develop Practical New Method for Measuring Quantum Entanglement

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) researchers, working with colleagues from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Florida Atlantic University, and private analytical services provider Quanterion Solutions Incorporated, have developed a technique for measuring quantum entanglement, which could help support the development … Seguir leyendo

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Russia Sends Its First Humanoid Robot into Space

Russia dispatched an unmanned spacecraft containing a life-size humanoid robot to the International Space Station (ISS), where it will learn skills for assisting astronauts. The robot Fedor (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) communicates its activities and progress via Instagram and … Seguir leyendo

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‘Robot Tail’ Could Help Reduce Risk of Falling for Elderly

Researchers at Keio University in Japan have developed a prototype robot tail to enhance human balance and help make seniors less susceptible to falls. The modular Arque prototype is modeled after a seahorse tail, and employs artificial vertebrae and pneumatic … Seguir leyendo

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And Now, a Bicycle Built for None

A team of researchers from Tsinghua University in China has developed a self-driving bicycle outfitted with artificial intelligence, which navigates using a neuromorphic chip. The researchers envision the Tianjic processor as helping machines respond to vocal commands, recognize their surroundings, … Seguir leyendo

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