Team develops 3-D tissue model of a developing human heart

The #heart is the first organ to develop in the womb and the first cause of concern for many parents. For expecting mothers, the excitement of pregnancy is often offset by anxiety over medication they require. Parents and doctors often have to consider the mother’s health as well as the potential risk regarding how medication […]

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Will machines one day be as creative as humans? – Microsoft Research

Recent methods in artificial intelligence enable AI software to produce rich and creative digital artifacts such as text and images painted from scratch. One technique used in creating these artifacts are generative adversarial networks (GANs). Today at NIPS 2017, researchers from Microsoft Research and ETH Zurich present their work on making GAN models more robust …

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The Universe Began With a Big Melt, Not a Big Bang – Issue 53: Monsters – Nautilus

There are two tantalizing mysteries about our universe, one dealing with its final fate and the other with its beginning, that have…

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How the Hidden Higgs Could Reveal Our Universe’s Dark Sector | Quanta Magazine

The universe has not cooperated with physicists’ hopes. In desperation, many are looking for new ways to search for surprises at the Large Hadron Collider.

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Panasonic to invest over $256 million in Tesla's U.S. plant for solar cells

Panasonic Corp (6752.T) will invest more than 30 billion yen ($256 million) in a New York production facility of Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors (TSLA.O) to make photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, deepening a partnership of the two companies.

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Researchers Create A Simulated Mouse Brain in a Virtual Mouse Body

Neurorobotics engineers from the Human Brain Project have recently taken the first steps towards building a “virtual mouse” by placing a simplified computer model of the mouse brain into a virtual mouse body. This new kind of tool will be made available to scientists worldwide.