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) ...
IBM creates new foundation to program SyNAPSE chips inspired by human brain
Scientists from IBM today unveiled a breakthrough software ecosystem designed for programming silicon chips that have an architecture inspired by the function, low power, and compact volume of the brain. ...
Computer scientists form mathematical formulation of the brain's neural networks
As computer scientists this year celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the mathematical genius Alan Turing, who set out the basis for digital computing in the 1930s to anticipate the electronic age, they still quest ...
Why natural networks are more stable than man-made networks
(Phys.org) —Interconnected natural networks, such as the ones formed by neurons in the brain, are known to be more stable and resilient to failure than networks created by humans, such as the Internet. ...
Ping-pong robots debut in China (w/ video)
Japanese scientist unveils 'thinking' robot
Robots that learn from experience and can solve novel problems -- just like humans -- sound like science fiction.
Researchers use math and observation to show neural networks in crustaceans have evolved to offer optimized swimming
Brain in a box: Computer R&D teams explore new models
Google DeepMind acquisition researchers working on a Neural Turing Machine
Salamandra robotica II, the only robot able to swim, crawl and walk (w/ video)
Salamandra robotica II is a last generation amphibious robot developed by the Biorobotics Laboratory at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne). It is the guest of honor at the booth of Syrobo, ...
Pot shot: Scientists find cannabis trigger for forgetfulness
Researchers on Sunday said they had pinpointed the biochemical pathway by which cannabis causes memory loss in mice.
Ego City: Cities organized like human brains
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cities are organized like brains, and the evolution of cities mirrors the evolution of human and animal brains, according to a new study by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Bio-inspired computer networks self-organise and learn
(PhysOrg.com) -- Powerful computers made up of physically separate modules, self-organising networks, and computing inspired by biological systems are three hot research topics coming together in one European ...
Microchip technology rapidly identifies compounds for regrowing nerves in live animals
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have long sought the ability to regenerate nerve cells, or neurons, which could offer a new way to treat spinal-cord damage as well as neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's ...