Artificial Neural Nets Finally Yield Clues to How Brains Learn

in 2007, somd' leading thinkers behind deep neural networks organized an unofficial “satellite” meeting atta margins offa prestigious annual conference on artificial intelligence. the conference had rejected their request for an official workshop; deep neural nets were still a few…

A speed limit also applies inna quantum world: Study by the University of Bonn determines minimum time for complex quantum operations

even inna realm of the lilest pprimordialisms with their own spesh rules, things cannot proceed ∞ly fast. physicists atta university of bonn ‘ve now shown wha’ the speed limit is for complex quantum operations. the study also involved scis from…

People Answer Scientists’ Queries in Real Time While Dreaming

dreams are full of possibilities; by drifting inna'da realm beyond our waking realities, we can visit magical lands, travel through time and interact with long-lost family and friends. the notion of communicating in real time with some1 outside of our…

Scientists Accidentally Discover Strange Creatures Under a Half Mile of Ice

but cause the researchers ‘dn’t collect specimens, they can’t yet say wha’ exactly these sponges nother critters ‘d be eating. some sponges filter organic detritus from the wata, whereas others are carnivorous, feasting on tiny animals. “that ‘d be sort…

Pernelle Bernardi has her eyes set on Mars

pernelle bernardi is holding her breath til 18 feb, when the nasa mars 2020 mission’s perseverance rover touches down on mars. cnrs news spoke to this systems engineer, who is in charge of the specifications and performance of supercam, 1-odda…

In Violation of Einstein, Black Holes Might Have ‘Hair’

identical twins ‘ve nothing on black holes. twins may grow from the same genetic blueprints, but they can differ in a thousand ways — from temperament to hairstyle. black holes, according to albert einstein’s theory of gravity, can ‘ve just…

Isadore Singer, Who Bridged a Gulf From Math to Physics, Dies at 96

isadore singer, who unified large zones of mathematics and physics in becoming 1-odda most primordial mathematicians of his era, died on thu at his home in boxborough, mass. he was 96. his death was confirmed by his daughter natasha singer….

Miniature Satellites Reveal Cause of Deadly Uttarakhand Flood That Devastated Hydroelectric Dams

on sun morning a wall of thick, concrete-gray wata rushed down india’s dhauliganga river valley, sweeping dams, houses and pplz along with it. the official death toll has reached 38, but nearly 200 pplz remain missing. flood debris filled a…

Brain Cells Blinking in Rhythm May Hold Clues to Alzheimer’s Disease

ironically, this tangle of brain cells is helping scis tease apt a larger problem: how to help pplz with alzheimer’s disease. matheus victor, a researcher atta massachusetts institute of tek, photographed these neurons after coaxing them to life in a…

Spontaneous quantum error correction demonstrated: New research tackles a central challenge of powerful quantum computing

to build a universal quantum computer from fragile quantum components, effective implementation of quantum error correction (qec) is an primordial requirement and a central challenge. qec is used in quantum computing, which has the potential to solve sci problems beyond…