Black box problem: Humans can't trust AI, US-based Indian scientist feels lack of transparency is the reason
Trust is a major issue with AI because people are the end-users, says Sambit Bhattacharya.
New non-invasive test can help detect oral cancer, locate mouth & throat problems
The new method uses protein packages in the cells called ex...
Himalayan flora-fauna in critical phase to global warming: Scientists
"Scientists maintained that if the global warming trends in the Himalay...
ISRO scientists unfurl antenna of RISAT-2BR1 satellite
"Today at 1400 hrs Radial Rib Antenna of #RISAT2BR1 spacecraft was successfully deployed in-orbit. This complex technology involved unfurling and deployment of the 3.6 m antenna which was folded and stowed during launch," ISRO said in an update. The deployment was completed in 9 minutes and 12 seconds, it said.
Scientists to harness the sun to transform plastic into power-generating chemicals
Huge quantities of plastic have piled up on land and been dumped in the sea across the world, with Asian nations in particular facing criticism for failing to tackle the problem.
Their bark is subtler than our byte
Dogs clearly understand us better than we do them.
Scientists find evidence of Saraswati’s existence
A new research led by the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, in collaboration with IIT-Bombay, has reported “unequivocal evidence” that there existed a perennial river on the plains of northwestern India which flowed roughly along the course of the modern Ghaggar. Researchers say this ancient course was that of the mythical river Saraswati.
Iran frees American for US-held scientist
Iran and the US conducted a prisoner exchange on Saturday that saw a detained scholar released for an Iranian scientist held by America, mar...
Over 1,000 scientists, scholars sign petition demanding withdrawal of citizenship bill
According to the proposed legislation, members of Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi and Christian communities, who have come from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, till December 31, 2014 facing religious persecution there, will not be treated as illegal immigrants but given Indian citizenship.
New machine learning tool can identify suicide risk profiles, factors
Physical illness and injuries raised the risk of suicide in men, but not in women.
SPV Foundation posts Rs 3 cr grant for bioscience research; TIFR scientist Vidita Vaidya bags research grant
Vidita’s Neurobiology lab at TIFR currently studies the molecular, epigenetic and cellular changes that contribute to persistent alterations in human behaviour. It also focusses on molecular and cellular adaptations that arise from sustained antidepressant treatment.
Nine women scientists who are doing phenomenal work
These nine women scientists have aimed for the moon, dissected the brain and shattered glass ceilings.
Act now or temperatures will rise 3-5 degrees, scientists warn leaders
This steady increase in temperature that manifests as climate variability and rising incidence of extreme weather events is taking a toll on human health and food production capacities. As a result, after nearly a decade global hunger is seeing an increase and displacement of people from their homes is on the rise, scientists said.
Puppy found in permafrost believed to be 18,000 years old
Scientists in Russia display a puppy found preserved in permafrost in eastern Siberia believed to be 18,000 years old. It was found remarkab...
Undersea telecom cables can be used as earthquake monitoring networks: Study
The researchers, including those from the University of California (UC) Berkeley in the US, recorded a 3.5 magnitude earthquake, and seismic scattering from underwater fault zones during their four-day experiment.
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