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Researchers create the first artificial neural network out of DNA
Artificial intelligence has been the inspiration for countless books and movies, as well as the aspiration of countless scientists and engineers. Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) ...
On the hunt for universal intelligence
How do you use a scientific method to measure the intelligence of a human being, an animal, a machine or an extra-terrestrial? So far this has not been possible, but a team of Spanish and Australian researchers ...
Fit teenage boys are smarter, but muscle strength isn't the secret
In the first study to demonstrate a clear positive association between adolescent fitness and adult cognitive performance, Nancy Pedersen of the University of Southern California and colleagues in Sweden find that better ...
Brains or beauty: New study confirms having both leads to higher pay
People looking for a good job at a good salary could find their intelligence may not be the only trait that puts them at the top of the pay scale, according to researchers. A new study finds attractiveness, along with confidence, ...
Neuroscientists map intelligence in the brain
(PhysOrg.com) -- Neuroscientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have conducted the most comprehensive brain mapping to date of the cognitive abilities measured by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence ...
Artificially intelligent game bots pass the Turing test on Turing's centenary
An artificially intelligent virtual gamer created by computer scientists at The University of Texas at Austin has won the BotPrize by convincing a panel of judges that it was more human-like than half the ...
Universal tests of intelligence
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new intelligence test, which can be taken by any living creature is being developed that will enable comparison of intellect between humans and animals.
Air Force space drone's secret mission hits one-year milestone
One year after the Air Force blasted it into orbit, an experimental robotic space drone continues to circle the Earth.
New software tool provides unprecedented searches of sound, from musical riffs to gunshots
Audio engineers have developed a novel artificial intelligence system for understanding and indexing sound, a unique tool for both finding and matching previously un-labeled audio files.
Northrop Grumman unveils new intel airplane
(AP) -- Northrop Grumman Corp. on Monday unveiled a new type of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft that can be flown either robotically or with a pilot aboard.
The cerebellum provides clues to the nature of human intelligence
Research suggests that intelligence in humans is controlled by the part of the brain known as the 'cortex', and most theories of age-related cognitive decline focus on cortical dysfunction. However, a new study of Scottish ...
70-year-olds smarter than they used to be
Today's 70-year-olds do far better in intelligence tests than their predecessors. It has also become more difficult to detect dementia in its early stages, though forgetfulness is still an early symptom, reveals new research ...
Leaders of the pack display high EQ, study finds
The ability to understand emotions is a key ingredient in people who become leaders in groups with no formal authority, a new paper has found.