Computer Science

New way to measure flying baseballs

As the Major League Baseball season gets underway, a burning question for many fans of the third most popular sport in the United States...

New model could have ‘Moneyball’-like impact on baseball players’ value

In the movie “Moneyball,” a young economics graduate and a cash-strapped Major League Baseball coach introduce a new way to evaluate baseball players’ value. Their...

Does this artificial intelligence think like a human

In machine learning, understanding why a model makes certain decisions is often just as important as whether those decisions are correct. For instance, a machine-learning...

AI uses voice to predict heart disease

Scientists from Mayo Clinic used artificial intelligence (AI) to help discover and test what the voice can reveal about a patient's heart health. They used...

AI and robotics find hidden signatures of Parkinson’s disease

A new study from the NYSCF Research Institute successfully found new cellular hallmarks of Parkinson's disease by creating and profiling over a million images...

Scientists develop the largest, most detailed model of the early universe to date

It all started around 13.8 billion years ago with a big, cosmological “bang” that brought the universe suddenly and spectacularly into existence. Shortly after, the...

What’s quantum computers? What’s the future? Caltech expert explains

As part of Conversations on the Quantum World, a webinar series hosted by the Caltech Science Exchange, Professor John Preskill talks about the promise...

Stanford engineers develop stretchy display for shapable electronics

After discovering a groundbreaking way to create an elastic light-emitting polymer, Stanford chemical engineers have developed high-brightness, stretchy color displays. No one would ever imagine...

Quantum tech could charge electric cars as fast as pumping gas

Whether it's photovoltaics or fusion, sooner or later, human civilization must turn to renewable energies. This is deemed inevitable considering the ever-growing energy demands of...

New chip could help make inexpensive 3D sensors for autonomous cars

When Google unveiled its first autonomous cars in 2010, the spinning cylinder mounted on the roofs really stood out. It was the vehicle’s light detection...