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Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

John Cushman developing technology to recharge BEV and HEV batteries like refueling car at gas station. Qualcomm Gets EV Charging Off the Ground An instantly rechargeable system for battery-electric and hybrid-electric vehicle batteries being developed at Purdue University is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly, its inventors say. Researchers at the Indiana university say its system recharges vehicle batteries through a …

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NASA Announces 10, That’s Right 10! New Planets in Their Star’s Habitable Zone

NASA Announces 10, That’s Right 10! New Planets in Their Star’s Habitable Zone

Artist’s impression of a potentially-habitable exoplanet orbiting an ultracool red dwarf star Credit: ESO/M. Kornmesser/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org). The Kepler space telescope is surely the gift that keeps on giving. After being deployed in 2009, it went on to detect a total of 2,335 confirmed exoplanets and 582 multi-planet systems. Even after two of its reaction wheels failed, it carried on …

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Scientists Discover Mussels and Sponges Thrive on Oil with the Help of Symbiont Bacteria

Scientists Discover Mussels and Sponges Thrive on Oil with the Help of Symbiont Bacteria

The robotic arm of the remotely operated vehicle MARUM-Quest is shown collecting Cycloclasticus-bearing mussels and oil-rich asphalts at a site of active gas emission in 3000 meters water depth. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology have discovered deep-sea animals living in symbiosis with bacteria that use oil as an energy source and appear to thrive on short-chained …

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Yale Researchers Show Sedative Combats Virus That Causes Birth Defects

Yale Researchers Show Sedative Combats Virus That Causes Birth Defects

New research from Yale University reveals that a common sedative may help combat common viral infections that can cause birth defects in developing babies. The drug valnoctamide, used for decades in Europe as a mood stabilizer, prevented baby mice from developing neurological problems associated with infection with cytomegalovirus (CMV), carried by about half of adult humans. A member of the …

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Tobii Integrates Eye-Tracking Technology Into HTC Vive

Tobii Integrates Eye-Tracking Technology Into HTC Vive

Tobii Pro, a company focussed on eye-tracking research, has announced a new solution that can be integrated into a commercial HTC Vive headset. The tool, along with the software development kit, is being made available for researchers. The Tobii Pro integration uses a HTC Vive business edition along with the Tobii eye tracking technology to track all types of eyes, …

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A Look at NVIDIA’s Strategy for Artificial Intelligence?

A Look at NVIDIA’s Strategy for Artificial Intelligence?

NVIDIA’s artificial intelligence product portfolio Previously in this series, we saw that NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is currently at the forefront of the AI (artificial intelligence) revolution. It aims to develop end-to-end AI solutions, including architecture, processors, systems, system software, deep learning SDKs (software development kits), and algorithms. NVIDIA’s 2017 GPU 1 Technology Conference presentation was largely focused on its …

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The Artificial Intelligence Market: NVIDIA’s Competition

The Artificial Intelligence Market: NVIDIA’s Competition

Competition picks up in artificial intelligence NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is a market leader in the AI (artificial intelligence) space, with a near monopoly in deep learning training. It is now entering the inferencing area. The strong growth opportunities in the AI market have attracted large technology companies, and they are now looking to compete with NVIDIA. The Artificial Intelligence …

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How NVIDIA Plans to Promote Artificial Intelligence

How NVIDIA Plans to Promote Artificial Intelligence

NVIDIA promotes artificial intelligence In the previous part of the series, we saw that NVIDIA ( NVDA ) is well-placed to tap the AI (artificial intelligence) revolution. As AI is a new technology, the company is looking to promote the adoption of AI across industries through partnerships, knowledge sharing, support to AI startups, and easy availability of GPU 1 -accelerated …

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New joint research initiative to introduce social robotics, artificial intelligence into clinical health care

New joint research initiative to introduce social robotics, artificial intelligence into clinical health care

McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into clinical health care. With the help of Softbank’s humanoid robot Pepper and IBM Bluemix Watson Cognitive Services, the researchers will study health information exchange through a state-of-the-art human-robot interaction system. The project is a …

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Volvo Ocean Race Team Will Raise Awareness Of Ocean Plastic Danger

Volvo Ocean Race Team Will Raise Awareness Of Ocean Plastic Danger

A team in this year’s Volvo Ocean Race is dedicated to raising global awareness of danger posed by ocean plastic. The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the premier sailing competitions in the world. The course is more than 40,000 miles long and takes 9 months to complete. All of the energy needed to compete comes from two renewable sources …

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