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2014-02-06 23:21:33

Electrophysiologist Vivek Reddy, MD, of Mount Sinai Heart Launches International LEADLESS II Clinical Research Trial Testing New Investigational Leadless Pacemaker New York, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 This February during American Heart Month, Vivek Reddy, MD, of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Hospital implanted the United States’ first miniature-sized, leadless cardiac pacemaker directly inside a patient’s heart without surgery. The leads-free pacemaker is implanted by a...

2014-02-06 23:04:24

Oven Industries Inc. announces their new laboratory temperature controllers with ramp/soak capabilities. Mechanicsburg, PA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The 5R6-900 benchtop controller has many outstanding user-friendly benefits. Contained all in one enclosure, the device can be plugged into the wall as a self-contained temperature control system, which has its own power supply. This distinctive detail makes the device unique, as well as highly convenient for users. The temperature...

2014-02-03 08:28:09

GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation, (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, announced today that Krish Krishnan, Chief Operating Officer of Intrexon, will present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Monday, Feb. 10, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. About Intrexon Corporation Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) is a leader in synthetic biology focused on collaborating with companies in Health, Food,...

2014-01-17 04:21:02

LONDON, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Artificial intelligence [http://artificial-intelligence.ir ] (AI) is the mimicking of human thought and cognitive processes to solve complex problems automatically. AI [http://artificial-intelligence.ir ] uses techniques for writing computer code to represent and manipulate knowledge. Different techniques mimic the different ways that people think and reason (see case-based reasoning and model-based reasoning for examples). AI...

2014-01-16 23:24:45

Datalogic S.p.A. has nominated Jacopo Mazzolin as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer and Paul August Maltseff as US Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, taking office respectively from January 1 and 2, 2014. Bologna (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Datalogic S.p.A., a global leader in the Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets and producer of barcode readers, data collection mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking systems, has nominated...

Highly Accurate System Learns To Decipher Images On Its Own
2014-01-16 11:04:57

Brigham Young University If we’ve learned anything from post-apocalyptic movies it’s that computers eventually become self-aware and try to eliminate humans. BYU engineer Dah-Jye Lee isn’t interested in that development, but he has managed to eliminate the need for humans in the field of object recognition. Lee has created an algorithm that can accurately identify objects in images or video sequences without human calibration. “In most cases, people are in charge of deciding...

Communication between man and machine – a fascinating area at the interface of chemistry, biomedicine, and engineering
2014-01-11 04:24:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest era of science could be considered the Age of Cyborgs, according to scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Cyborgs, or cybernetic organisms, may seem like a science fiction movie, but scientists writing in the journal Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed say the day of cyborg creations is coming. To be clearer, the scientists aren’t saying to expect Terminators walking around, but instead cyborg research is being...

2014-01-07 16:25:38

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, announced today that Randal J. Kirk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intrexon, will present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 15, at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. About Intrexon CorporationIntrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) is a leader in synthetic biology focused on collaborating with companies...

NYU Professor Joins Facebook's Aritificial Intelligence Team
2013-12-10 15:52:24

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is delving into deep learning with the hire of NYU professor Yann LeCun as director of the new AI Group lab at the social networking company. Facebook and New York University's Center for Data Science will work cooperatively on research in data science, machine learning and AI. LeCun wrote about his new position at Facebook on Monday, and the new lab, as well as the hire of LeCun, were announced at the Neural Information...


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2010-11-24 14:54:48

A black box can referred to as almost anything from a transistor to an algorithm to a human mind. The black box is a device, system, or object which can be view in terms of its input, output, and transfer characteristics without any knowledge of its internal workings. The opposite is a system where the inner components or logic are available for inspection which is sometimes known as a white box, a glass box, or a clear box. The term "black box" came into the English language around 1945....

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