AI Can Teach Us a Lot : Scientists Say Cats Expressions Richer Than Imagined and Aim To Translate Them

SensorSpot/Getty Images Artificial intelligence being used to unpick meanings behind vocal and physical cues of host of creatures. If an unexpected meow, peculiar pose, or unusual twitch of the whiskers leaves you puzzling over what your cat is trying to tell you, artificial intelligence may soon be able to translate. Scientists are turning to new […]

4 Pitfalls to Avoid When Choosing Tech for Your Business

Maskot | Getty Images Technology is often thought of as the antidote to business woes. Once you get the right tech in place, the thinking goes, you’ll start doing whatever it is you do much faster, better and more efficiently. The thing about technology, though, is that new advancements hit the market daily. Just think […]

Can Functional MRI Read Your Mind?

Photo Credit: Nolan Zunk/University of Texas at Austin. An individually trained semantic decoder translated brain patterns on functional MRI (fMRI) into continuous streams of text, a small study showed. The customized decoder used fMRI responses to generate text describing an individual’s imagined stories, the contents of podcasts they listened to, and silent videos they watched, […]

Mothers Passed COVID To Babies Through Placenta, Possibly Causing Brain Damage

Two mothers who gave birth in Miami, Florida, passed along the COVID-19 infection to their newborns through the placenta, researchers at the University of Miami Health System and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine found. (iStock) Two mothers who gave birth at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, passed along the COVID-19 infection […]

Psychiatrists are Uncovering Connections Between Viruses and Mental Health

Christina Animashaun/Vox Immune responses to viruses like SARS-CoV-2 may affect mental health, and vice versa. Doctors are uncovering exactly how. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, one of the biggest questions was: Why do some people get so much sicker than others? It’s a question that has forced researchers to confront some deep mysteries of the […]