Q&A: How generative AI could help accelerate biomedical research

The recent explosion of generative AI tools has prompted many discussions in virtually all fields about the benefits and risks of these technologies. These tools, including ChatGPT, Bard and others, have been trained on huge ...

A roadmap to help AI technologies speak African languages

From text-generating ChatGPT to voice-activated Siri, artificial intelligence-powered tools are designed to aid our everyday lifeā€”as long as you speak a language they support. These technologies are out of reach for billions ...

Scientists improve the accuracy of weather and climate models

Scientists from EPFL and the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF have developed a program that improves the accuracy of a widely used weather forecasting model by incorporating surface phenomena that weren't ...

Bringing the field to students with 'Virtual Field Geology'

University of Washington geologists had set out to create computer-based field experiences long before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Juliet Crider, a UW associate professor of Earth and space sciences, first sent a former graduate ...

Fossil-sorting robots will help researchers study oceans and climate

Researchers have developed and demonstrated a robot capable of sorting, manipulating, and identifying microscopic marine fossils. The new technology automates a tedious process that plays a key role in advancing our understanding ...

Space probe reveals secrets of 'restless' Milky Way (Update)

The Gaia space probe on Monday unveiled its latest discoveries in its quest to map the Milky Way in unprecedented detail, surveying nearly two million stars and revealing mysterious "starquakes" which sweep across the fiery ...

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