Alibaba and Microsoft AI beat human scores on Stanford reading test
Neural networks edged past human scores on the measure of machine reading.
Unearthing oxygen-starved bacteria might worsen climate change
Warmer weather and disruptive farming practices could increase their carbon dioxide production.
Google voice recognition could transcribe doctor visits
It's betting that speech detection could save doctors valuable time.
3D gel stacks can grow enough stem cells to treat brain disease
It could cure some conditions without consuming gigantic amounts of space.
Researchers look deeply within batteries to see why they explode
Controlling finger-like growths called dendrites may be the key to safer batteries.
Fiber optic lines can double as earthquake detectors
The slightest jostles could give away seismic activity.
Stanford toughens up cheap solar cells by mimicking insect eyes
The cells are made of a mineral cheaper than but as efficient as silicon.
AI creates fictional scenes out of real-life photos
It’s paint by numbers for creating dreamy worlds.
Super-thin semiconductors delay the 'death' of silicon
You could get 10 times more transistors than you do with pure silicon.