#429789 Singularity Hub Is Live This Week at ...

Singularity Hub is on the ground this week at Singularity University’s Exponential Manufacturing Summit in Boston.
At the summit, executives, makers, entrepreneurs, and policy leaders across the manufacturing industry will come together to learn how accelerating technologies are changing manufacturing in the US and around the world.
Talks we’re looking forward to include what augmented reality and synthetic biology can offer industry; how robots are becoming more flexible, capable, and safe enough to partner with people; how the latest round of […] Continue Reading…

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#429785 Expert discusses the future of ...

Science and technology are essential tools for innovation, and to reap their full potential, we also need to articulate and solve the many aspects of today's global issues that are rooted in the political, cultural, and economic realities of the human world. With that mission in mind, MIT's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences has launched The Human Factor—an ongoing series of stories and interviews that highlight research on the human dimensions of global challenges. Contributors to this […] Continue Reading…

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#429781 Mobile Health Takes on a New Challenge: ...

Technology’s role in modern healthcare is growing. Artificial intelligence is being used for mental health, and smartphones can use add-ons to do things we never would have imagined ten years ago, like diagnose STDs and image our eyes.
Now, mobile health is venturing into new and similarly amazing territory: a smartphone app that uses artificial intelligence and an add-on device to diagnose cervical cancer.
World Health Organization statistics show that 87 percent of cervical cancer deaths occur in developing nations, and […] Continue Reading…

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#429777 This Week’s Awesome Stories From ...

TRANSPORTATION
Have Scientists Discovered the Cure for Potholes?Angela Chen | The Verge"Self-healing asphalt has been tested on 12 different roads in the Netherlands, and one of these has been functioning and open to the public since 2010. All are still in perfect condition, but Schlangen notes that even normal asphalt roads are fine for about seven to 10 years and that it’s in upcoming years that we’ll really start to see the difference. He estimates that the overall cost […] Continue Reading…

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#429771 Second Year of Robotic Art Contest

Press Release by: Robotart.org
Robots Have Learned to Paint in Second Year of Robotic Art Contest
Seattle, Wash – April 19, 2017 – It was just announced that Google has developed AI that can sketch images. It should therefore come as no surprise that dozens of robots from around the world are now also painting with a brush, and many of them are quite skilled.
The Robot Art 2017 competition (http://robotart.org) returns for a second year with over 39 painting robots, more […] Continue Reading…

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