Out of this world! Sounds from other planets created using cutting-edge software

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CHICAGO — New cutting-edge software is helping scientists create sounds from other planets, a development that could aid in the search for extraterrestrial life. A British researcher has developed a program that can generate the sounds of otherworldly environments and predict how human voices might change on distant planets. “For decades, we have sent cameras to …

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State-of-the-art capsule gives scientists an inside look at the gut

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DAVIS, Calif. — Scientists understandably want to learn as much as possible about the gut, given how crucial the system is for human health. With that in mind, a new ingestible capsule is allowing scientists to gather data as it travels through the gut, collecting digestion and microorganism samples in healthy people. “The small intestine …

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Groundbreaking breathalyzer powered by AI could diagnose cancer before it’s too late


BOULDER, Colo. — Can your breath reveal the presence of disease before it’s too late to act? Scientists from CU Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a groundbreaking laser-based breathalyzer, powered by artificial intelligence (AI), that has the potential to revolutionize medical diagnostics. Initially designed to detect COVID-19, the breathalyzer’s …

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Scientists develop cheaper, more sustainable way to make smart fabrics


CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom — There is a new way to create sustainable and affordable “smart” fabrics that adapt to their environment, according to researchers. An international team, led by scientists at the University of Cambridge, combined electronic, optoelectronic, sensing, and energy fiber components to develop smart fabrics that can sense and respond to their external …

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Confessions of ChatGPT: ‘Interview’ with bot reveals fascinating, downright strange questions it’s often asked

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ChatGPT, the enigmatic, yet enthralling chatbot that’s taken the world by storm, is opening the eyes of millions to the enormous power of artificial intelligence. Indeed, the AI program encapsulates a mere shred of what our future holds, with technology truly working autonomously and in tandem with humans in countless ways from here on out. …

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Space-age ‘smart’ bandage can cheaply treat wounds and revolutionize the healing process

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PASADENA, Calif. — A cutting-edge “smart” bandage that can monitor and treat wounds offers the potential to make the healing process more affordable, efficient, and convenient. Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed this innovative, stretchy bandage, which is set to revolutionize wound treatment. Although it is not yet available for purchase, …

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