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AI technique does double duty spanning cosmic and subatomic scales

October 3, 2019

While high-energy physics and cosmology seem worlds apart in terms of sheer scale, physicists and cosmologists at Argonne…
A low-cost, open-source, computer-assisted microscope based on Raspberry Pi

October 2, 2019

Low-cost open labware is a good thing in the world, and I was particularly pleased when micropalaeontologist Martin…
Fast and reliable detection of smoke and flames

September 10, 2019

Video-based fire detection AVIOTEC from Bosch optimized for tunnels provides early and reliable detection of smoke and flames…
New, fundamental limit to ‘seeing and believing’ in imaging

August 29, 2019

Answers to big questions increasingly require access to the realm of the very small. As researchers continue to…
IDEMIA Identity & Security USA licenses ORNL advanced optical array

August 9, 2019

IDEMIA Identity & Security USA has licensed an advanced optical array developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak…
This deep neural network fights deepfakes

July 22, 2019

Artificial intelligence to accurately detect altered photos is getting smarter. Seeing was believing until technology reared its mighty…
Stanford experiment finds humans beat algorithms at image compression

March 28, 2019

Your friend texts you a photo of the dog she’s about to adopt but all you see is…
Cloud or no cloud, that is the question

December 13, 2018

Kids lying on their backs in a grassy field might scan the clouds for images—perhaps a fluffy bunny…
Eyeing AI

December 5, 2018

Eye conditions caused by diabetes (diabetic retinopathy) and deterioration of the macula (age-related macular degeneration) are diagnosed by…
Scientists develop lie detector test for written text

October 31, 2018

Scientists have developed a computer tool that can spot if somebody has filed a fake police statement based…
Artificial intelligence bot trained to recognise galaxies

October 31, 2018

Researchers have taught an artificial intelligence program used to recognise faces on Facebook to identify galaxies in deep…
Helping computers fill in the gaps between video frames

September 14, 2018

Given only a few frames of a video, humans can usually surmise what is happening and will happen…
Metal is not perfect – scientists created an AI system to find previously undetectable defects

August 1, 2018

Material science is very important in the aviation, construction, automotive and many other industries. Determining the best material…
Rapid Image Colorization Challenge

July 29, 2018

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is seeking an algorithm that can rapidly, accurately and automatically colorize large panchromatic images…
New NIST Application of Blue Light Sees Through Fire

July 23, 2018

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated that ordinary blue light can be…
Researchers create images with mathematics

June 11, 2018

The boundary between reality and a virtual world has been further blurred after a team of researchers have…
From Face Recognition to Phase Recognition: Neural Network Captures Atomic-Scale Rearrangements

June 4, 2018

Scientists use approach analogous to facial-recognition technology to track atomic-scale rearrangements relevant to phase changes, catalytic reactions, and…
Face recognition for galaxies: Artificial intelligence brings new tools to astronomy

April 24, 2018

A machine learning method called “deep learning,” which has been widely used in face recognition and other image-…
Deep learning transforms smartphone microscopes into laboratory-grade devices

April 11, 2018

Researchers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have demonstrated that deep learning, a powerful form of artificial…
Learning to See

April 10, 2018

A radiologist’s ability to make accurate diagnoses from high-quality diagnostic imaging studies directly impacts patient outcome. However, acquiring…
Disguised Faces in the Wild Competition

March 11, 2018

With recent advancements in deep learning, the capabilities of automatic face recognition have been significantly increased. However, face…
UG2 Prize Challenge

March 11, 2018

What is the current state-of-the art for image restoration and enhancement applied to images acquired under less than…
xView 2018 Detection Challenge

March 4, 2018

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) are releasing a new satellite imagery dataset…
AI Algorithm Generates Short Movies Based on Just a Few Snippets of Text

February 27, 2018

Despite the evocative nature of words like “movie” and “film”, the short snippets of video footage discussed below…
‘Minimalist Machine Learning’ Algorithms Analyze Images From Very Little Data

February 21, 2018

Mathematicians at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a new approach to…
A Map App to Track Stem Cells

February 14, 2018

New imaging tool for recording changes over time, space and function Researchers who work with stem cells have…
Applying Machine Learning to the Universe’s Mysteries

January 31, 2018

Berkeley Lab scientists teach machines to analyze simulations of exotic subatomic ‘soup’ Computers can beat chess champions, simulate…
‘Share, Test and Refine’ – large-scale distributed image-processing infrastructure

November 23, 2017

Working with scientific images is arduous, and no simple platform exists for sharing them. That is all about…
PupilScreen aims to allow parents, coaches, medics to detect concussion, brain injuries with a smartphone

September 7, 2017

University of Washington researchers are developing the first smartphone app that is capable of objectively detecting concussion and…
NOAA Fisheries Steller Sea Lion Population Count

July 15, 2017

Steller sea lions in the western Aleutian Islands have declined 94 percent in the last 30 years. The…
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