The hunt for new medicines has often been more like a game of roulette than high-end science. But now the pharmaceutical sector is on the cusp of a transformation, as it delves into cutting-edge technology to come up with new treatments for diseases such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and Alzheimer’s.
Serotonin is a neurochemical that plays a critical role in the way the brain controls our thoughts and feelings. For example, many antidepressants are designed to alter serotonin signals sent between neurons.
The European Union’s rights watchdog warned of the risks of using artificial intelligence (AI) in predictive policing, medical diagnoses and targeted advertising as the bloc mulls rules next year to address the challenges posed by the technology.
Countries must do more to combat racial profiling, UN rights experts said, warning that artificial intelligence (AI) programs like facial recognition and predictive policing risked reinforcing the harmful practice.
Would you like to stab your finger several times per day every day just to survive? Probably not and yet millions of people with diabetes live like that. Finger pricks are necessary to measure blood glucose levels, but they are also painful or at least uncomfortable.
‘Aglio Kim’, a trolley-like robot which uses artificial intelligence (AI), is delivering food to customers at a restaurant in Seoul, South Korea, in order to minimize human contact and help ensure social distancing.
At a factory south of Japan’s Toyota City, robots have started sharing the work of quality-control inspectors, as the pandemic accelerates a shift from Toyota’s vaunted “go and see” system which helped revolutionize mass production in the 20th century.
Domestic startups have made such great progress in developing artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that their products and services are currently capable of competing with their foreign counterparts, said Iran’s vice president for science and technology.
The increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) is going to extract a heavy price in power unless the chip industry steps up and heads that off, according to one of the industry’s biggest companies.