Teaching the Machine to See
Blacklight "Trains" Video Search System for Competition Victory
A good example that we live in the era of Big Data is that, as we’ve moved from super-8-film home movies to ever-present smartphones, we’ve all begun to generate so much visual imagery that we seldom look at a given video more than once. Worse, when we do want to find a video clip, it’s lost among thousands of others.
Anton Simulations Reveal How Pain, Epilepsy Drugs Work through Same Target Protein
If you tried to imagine two neurological conditions as different from each other as possible, epilepsy and non-headache pain would be a good choice. Epilepsy develops when nerve cells in the brain start to fire in a too-regular pattern, overwhelming normal brain activity. Pain is a matter of sensation, when damage to tissues or other causes activate pain-sensitive nerves in the skin or other peripheral parts of the body, far from the brain.
Enabling Better Organ Exchange Programs
Over 123,000 adults and children currently await organ transplants. Unfortunately, only about 30,000 donor organs become available each year. Every day, roughly 20 people die waiting for a “match.”
Blacklight Helps Archeologists Study the Origins of Modern Human Behavior
Picture an endangered species. Climate change has forced it into a small refuge. The population has crashed to thousands or fewer. Survival is by no means ensured.
This grim scenario may have happened. To us.