Now, an Algorithm to Teach Robots How to Behave Like a Human in Certain Situations

Scientists have developed a new machine-learning algorithm to help robots display appropriate social behaviour in interactions with humans. Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are making virtual and robotic assistants increasingly capable in performing complex tasks, researchers said. For these “smart” machines to be considered safe and trustworthy collaborators with human partners, however, robots must beRead More

Mouse Sperm Survives in Space, but Could Human Babies?

  HIGHLIGHTS Freeze-dried mouse sperm used to produce healthy rodent offspring This raises ethical questions about creating humans in deep space Mouse sperm was freeze-dried and sent for nine month to the ISS Freeze-dried mouse sperm that spent nine months in space has been used to produce healthy rodent offspring back on Earth, Japanese researchersRead More