What’s human and what’s not online?
Behavioural differences study could help with bot detection.
Bots tends to elicit mixed feelings from people – aside, presumably, from those creating them. These social media ...
Giving robots a grounding in workplace etiquette.
Most of us – not all – figure out an approach to workplace behaviour while on the job and through trial and error. ...
Wildlife conservation is getting better
According to AI probe of scientific studies.
Whether it’s plastic pollution, climate change or endangered species conservation, there’s a growing tsunami of scien...
AI creates protein symphony
Amino acids have unique musical vibrations.
Researchers have found that proteins – building blocks for the human body found in everything from hair to muscle and...
Look under the road to stay on the road
Ground-penetrating radar used to overcome the elements.
How do you drive if you can’t see the road? If you’re a driverless car, the answer may be to look under it. US resea...
AI may alter how doctors treat depression
Computer predicts patient outcomes based on EEG.
US researchers say a computer can accurately predict whether an antidepressant will work based on a patient's brain a...
AI can sort cause from coincidence
Healthcare company spruiks new algorithm, but will it work?
As scientists and school children know, correlation doesn’t necessarily mean causation. Just because something looks ...
How can we trust AI?
Machine anxiety is no longer just the stuff of science fiction.
The brutal truth of being human is that we will never truly know the thoughts of anyone but ourselves. The only consc...
Finding a career that really is for you
AI may soon analyse your tweets to match you to a job.
Imagine yourself graduating from high school, with the world before you. But now you must decide what career you wan...
AI helps cells pull themselves together
Novel approach could streamline the creation of mini-organs.
US scientists have overcome a major stumbling block in the creation of mini-organs, programming cells to take on the ...
Where AI and ethics meet
Would a set of principles really work? What would they look like?
Given a swell of dire warnings about the future of artificial intelligence over the last few years, the field of AI e...
AI learns to design
Challenge is to solve problems the same way as humans.
Humans are good at solving big design problems. Such problems require creative and exploratory decision making – skil...