Swatting Down Disease: Puerto Rican Startup Takes Bite Out of Mosquito-Borne Sickness

Ask folks which animal kills the most people each year and they’ll probably say crocodiles, sharks or maybe lions. But the correct answer is a lot less obvious — the mosquito. To give a sense of the damage they’ve wrought, an analysis of all the deaths…

Swatting Down Disease: Puerto Rican Startup Takes Bite Out of Mosquito-Borne Sickness

Ask folks which animal kills the most people each year and they’ll probably say crocodiles, sharks or maybe lions. But the correct answer is a lot less obvious — the mosquito. To give a sense of the damage they’ve wrought, an analysis of all the deaths that have occurred on Earth estimates that the pests, Read article >

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Startup Brings AI-Powered Image Analysis to Heart, Liver and Lungs

Analysis of medical images is a time sink for radiologists, but crucial for diagnosing all sorts of ailments. When screening for lung cancer, radiologists spend up to three minutes analyzing a normal image and as long as 10 minutes analyzing one with an abnormality. Moreover, the varied levels of skill and expertise of radiologists can Read article >

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Whale of an Idea: Tapping AI to Keep Ships from Striking Endangered Sea Mammals

After centuries of steadily decimating the world’s whale populations, humans have taken significant steps to reverse their catastrophic impact. One of the latest: an AI-powered project spearheaded by the Canadian government that aims to minimize collis…

Whale of an Idea: Tapping AI to Keep Ships from Striking Endangered Sea Mammals

After centuries of steadily decimating the world’s whale populations, humans have taken significant steps to reverse their catastrophic impact. One of the latest: an AI-powered project spearheaded by the Canadian government that aims to minimize collisions between ships and North Atlantic right whales, 50-foot-long creatures that got their name from early whalers for being the Read article >

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Dynamic Duo: MIT Research Project Shows Potential for AI and Humans to Work Together Creatively

Deep learning is used by scientists to further our understanding of the universe, the DNA in our bodies and everything in between. But sometimes scientists just want to have a little fun. And at the MIT Media Lab, a group of researchers has been overse…

Dynamic Duo: MIT Research Project Shows Potential for AI and Humans to Work Together Creatively

Deep learning is used by scientists to further our understanding of the universe, the DNA in our bodies and everything in between. But sometimes scientists just want to have a little fun. And at the MIT Media Lab, a group of researchers has been overseeing a variety of creative AI-human collaborations. It’s all part of Read article >

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Noisy Data: Nigerian Startup Aims to Save Lives by Analyzing Infant Cries with AI

There’s more to an infant’s cry than what meets the ear. A Nigerian startup is seeking potentially life-saving information in those wails using AI. It’s developing a deep learning model to enable hospitals in developing nations to use this data to improve treatment of birth asphyxia, one of the most common — and deadly — Read article >

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Noisy Data: Nigerian Startup Aims to Save Lives by Analyzing Infant Cries with AI

There’s more to an infant’s cry than what meets the ear. A Nigerian startup is seeking potentially life-saving information in those wails using AI. It’s developing a deep learning model to enable hospitals in developing nations to use this data to impr…