Machine learning algorithms are designed to mimic neural networks of the human brain, but can the human brain think like a computer? According to a new study that appeared on
According to a new study published on 4 February in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the “metabolic age” of female brains are a few years younger than
Computer systems are becoming more and more embedded in everyday life. However, a new study, slated for publication in the April edition of the journal Computers and Human Behaviour, highlights
On 16 January, a Tel Aviv-based startup announced the launch of a new service called SeeTree that will provide farmers with important information on crops, including disease, irrigation, and fertility.
The gut is home to billions of bacteria, known as the microbiome, however, little is known about how this microbiome changes over time. An international team of researchers, led by
A recent study published on 7 January in Nature Medicine has shown that a smartphone app called Face2Gene designed to help diagnose a range of rare genetic disorders by analysing
This week, the PsychENCODE Consortium published a collection of 10 research papers in Science, Science Advances, and Science Translational Medicine presenting 3 years of work aimed at understanding the complex
A new paper published on 3 December in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims that a large number of currently unassessed plant species are likely at risk (1).
Cork-based agtech startup ApisProtect is using an Internet of Things (IoT) technology to help bees survive and flourish. The company, founded in 2017, has just raised a €1.5 million of
According to Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science, and Innovation “Science should have no borders.” This is the idea that prompted the setting up of Europe’s “digital coffeehouse” known