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ICYMI: Wetsuits will be modeled on the cutest sea creatures

Today on In Case You Missed It: MIT researchers are creating a two-layer wetsuit modeled off of the pelts of sea otters and beavers, who are able to stay warm in chilly water despite not having the layer of blubber that whales and dolphins have. Meanwhile bumblebees...

ICYMI: The NYPL’s book train and better-bouncing ‘bots

Today on In Case You Missed It: The New York Public Library will unveil a brand new “book train” at its Bryant Park branch that will ferry research materials up 11 floors from a subterranean storage vault to a newly refurbished reading room. Also,...

IBM and MIT team up to help AI see and hear like humans

One of the biggest challenges will be to advance pattern recognition and prediction. A human can easily describe what they saw happen in an event and predict what happens next, IBM says, but that’s virtually “impossible” for current AI. That ability...