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Pfizer Pays Almost $120 Million For App That Claims To Detect COVID From A Cough

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

Pfizer has shelled out nearly US$120 million to acquire a small Australian company claiming to have developed a smartphone app that can accurately diagnose COVID-19 by analysing the sound of a cough.

How AI Is Deepening Our Understanding Of The Brain

Posted in Science, Software on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

"With deep learning networks you can train them to do well on tasks" that standard brain-inspired models couldn't previously solve.

NASA Can Now Reliably Produce Oxygen On Mars

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

MOXIE can reliably convert carbon dioxide into a small tree's worth of oxygen.

Scientists Made Hydrogen Fuel From Air And Solar Power

Posted in Hardware, Science on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

At the moment the biggest barrier for green hydrogen is cost.

Super-Earths Are Bigger And More Habitable Than Earth, And Astronomers Are Discovering More.

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

Astronomers know that the ingredients for life are out there, but habitable does not mean inhabited. Until researchers find evidence of life elsewhere, it's possible that life on Earth was a unique accident.