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10.24.2022
The combination of all the options offered by a software program can reach mind-boggling numbers, with several thousand digits. Research has developed tools to manage this variability as best as...
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01.12.2022
This is research that has not gone unnoticed: scientists have created extremely realistic artificial genomes as a result of their work on artificial neural networks. Flora Jay, who coordinated these...
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03.15.2021
Is detecting Alzheimer’s disease and certain cancers at an earlier stage, or testing the efficacy of treatments before they are prescribed the stuff of science fiction? Maybe not. To understand why a...
10.21.2019
Whether they track animal populations, monitor air quality, or optimise our energy consumption, sensors are increasingly being used to study the environment. A great deal of research has been...
09.23.2019
Three years before Blade Runner, Ridley Scott had already cast an android that could pass as human in Alien. Will we be conversing with such capable machines by 2093, the year in which the film...
01.28.2019

For amputees, controlling a robotic prosthesis is far from a perfect solution. It can take months of training before they can perform basic day-to-day operations. In France, a team of researchers...