Wednesday, 29 March, 2023

Topic: AI

Faster healing, less pain: IIT Guwahati researchers create AI tool to predict how fractures heal

Model assesses whether fracture fixation will work by predicting healing outcomes depending on personal physiologies & fracture type. It can also be adapted for veterinary cases.

Don’t pop antibiotics every time you have a cold. But resistance crisis has an AI solution

After Covid, cold symptoms are making people panic, but antibiotics aren't the answer. Some generative AI models can discover new medicines faster than humans.

All the talk of computers having ‘brains’ is all wrong. AI advancements don’t work that way

The suggestion that AI replicates the function of human minds or brains might be attractive but it's false. We must engage with the underlying maths.

List of best smart contract development companies in India and US

Despite the increasing adoption of blockchain technologies by various software development companies, smart contracts are still an emerging technology in the industry.

Ones and zeros or sentient beings? AI’s influence on our daily lives is getting stronger

As machine-learning models grow in complexity and improve their ability to mimic feelings, they are also becoming more difficult, even for their creators, to understand.

AI systems have their own ‘secret language’. And it might come with security concerns

The findings support the theory that AI language models don’t read text the way you and I do. Instead, they break input text up into 'tokens'.

Giant prehistoric eggs found in Australia came from the ‘Demon Ducks of Doom’

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

How AI is changing India’s healthcare — it’s reading scans, predicting risks & a lot more

Covid firmed up AI's role in healthcare, with hospitals using it to detect lung damage in 2nd wave. From radiology, it is now expanding to preventive health checks too.

AI tools can be ‘human’ too in HR projects. Here’s how

HR professionals are concerned about the ethics of using AI, particularly when some products appear to be shrouded in mystery. This toolkit can help.

AI tools can benefit Indian Parliament. Look at how it changed US, Brazil and Europe

Covid-19 pandemic provided the impetus for many parliaments to shift some operations online. Although India missed the boat, it's still not too late.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.