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Computer program NEIL runs 24/7 to create visual database
Carnegie Mellon researchers are currently implementing a program that allows a computer to label images and acquire common sense almost entirely on its own.
How Things Work: Cooking
How things works explores the organic chemical reactions behind the process of cooking food.
NASA closer to Mars with MAVEN
NASA launched a 5,400-pound spacecraft on the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
CMU launches Institute for Strategic Analysis
Last Tuesday, Carnegie Mellon University announced its creation of the Institute for Strategic Analysis (CMU-ISA)
This week's briefs are about a drug that could fight cancer, an Antarctic volcano, Neanderthal viruses, young galaxies, the health benefits of nuts, and wearable electronics.