A.I. is translating messages of long-lost languages

MIT and Google researchers use deep learning to decipher ancient languages. By Paul Ratner – MIT and Google researchers use deep learning to decipher ancient languages. Researchers from MIT and Google Brain discover how to use deep learning to decipher ancient languages. The …

 

 

Cockroaches are evolving to become invincible

They’re hiding in your house, carrying germs, and now there’s virtually no way to kill them. By Matt Davis – Not only are German cockroaches a major health concern, but they reproduce rapidly and are notoriously difficult to eradicate. A new study shows …

Tufts of quartz clean water of toxic heavy metals

  By Nick Lavars – According to the team, the filter could potentially be scaled up to treat mine wastewater. (Credit: voldemar992/Depositphotos). When they find their way into landfill, electronic waste like phones and computers can wreak havoc on groundwater supplies, contaminating them …

How to build your own motorized monowheel

  By Loz Blain – The Make it Extreme team show how to build this funky monowheel from scratch. (Credit: Make it Extreme). Monowheels are kind of ridiculous, largely pointless and far from a practical way to get around. On the other hand, they’re …

Antler Genes

Future cancer research may come from studying antler growth. By Mike Colagrossi – While sequencing the genomes of some 44 ruminants — among them cows, giraffes, and other mammals that have chambered stomachs for plant digestion — Chinese scientists closely studied those that …

A.I. is translating messages of long-lost languages

MIT and Google researchers use deep learning to decipher ancient languages. By Paul Ratner – MIT and Google researchers use deep learning to decipher ancient languages. Researchers from MIT and Google Brain discover how to use deep learning to decipher ancient languages. The …