Researchers have shown that a swarm of reactive robots can function as a team to solve a complicated puzzle– without reasoning or explicit programming. They placed a swarm of 20 hockey-puck shaped robots inside an arena The swarm’s goal was to enter each booth in the correct order The bots… Continue Reading Simple robots form a chain gang to solve complex problems

This is Neo Mohsenvand. He’s a scientist who constantly records his life. It sums up to 18 hundred hours of video. But it’s not just video, he’s also recording his feelings – using these devices, which he wears every day. He calls it Mnemo and he thinks it will one… Continue Reading Wearable technology that records memories

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast The kind of neuroscience that I do and my colleagues do is almost like the weatherman. We are always chasing storms. We want to see and measure storms — brainstorms, that is. And we all talk about brainstorms in our daily lives, but we… Continue Reading Miguel Nicolelis: A monkey that controls a robot with its thoughts. No, really.

My name is Michelle Oyen, and I’m a lecturer in the Department of Engineering at Cambridge University. We’re very interested in bone because it has excellent mechanical properties for its weight. Without your bones, you would be a pile of goo lying on the floor. I’m Daniel. I’m a PHD… Continue Reading How robots aid scientific research | LEGO

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Maybe I should have used the term “cognitive neuroscience” however because they always call themselves “neuroscientists” I figured I’ll do the same

Talking ketamine today because it was recently approved by the FDA as a legitimate treatment for depression that is exactly what happened Janssen pharmaceuticals which is a division of Johnson & Johnson patented one of the enantiomers of ketamine so every molecule can exist in a left forum or a… Continue Reading #Ketamine to treat #depression: the neuroscience w/Professor Peggy Mason & Aaron Freeman

Let’s consider how we make Uber’s ETA as good as they are today. A lot of that is machine learning, and the thing that powers machine learning at Uber is Michelangelo. I was studying computer vision at the University of Waterloo. I received a call from a close friend who… Continue Reading Science at Uber: Powering Machine Learning at Uber

From unprecedented technological leaps to the dangers they present, join us today as we ask will artificial intelligence end us? In simple terms, AI is the intelligence displayed by machines in contrast with the natural intelligence of human beings. Our brains, however, and the realm of the mind are incredibly… Continue Reading How Dangerous is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE YOU WAKE UP, GRAB YOUR CUP OF COFFEE, AND HOP IN YOUR CAR TO DRIVE TO WORK… EXCEPT YOU’RE NOT DOING THE DRIVING. YOU HAVE MORE TIME TO SLEEP, READ A BOOK, OR EVEN GET A PHYSICAL. THIS IS A WORLD WE ALL WANT TO LIVE… Continue Reading How Close Are We to a Self-Driving World?