Artificial intelligence used to develop an enzyme to quickly break down plastic waste

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The goal of the research is to help the world overcome its growing struggle with plastic trash. Artificial intelligence is playing a considerable role in conducting research into the technology being sought to help overcome the plastic waste crisis around the world. The AI has been used to help develop an enzyme that will break plastic down in weeks, not years. Plastics are used for everything from kids’ toys, toothbrushes, toiletries and food packaging, among many other things. Due to the cost of recycling, among other factors, only a tiny…

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Google deploys artificial intelligence to enhance searches by people in crisis

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Individuals conducting queries while experiencing personal crises may see more reliable results. Google has announced that it is using artificial intelligence to improve the results produced by its search engine for users who are experiencing a personal crisis. The goal is to offer more reliable, actionable and trustworthy results for people in immediate crisis. The artificial intelligence assisted results are meant to make sure that people who are experiencing suicidal thoughts, substance abuse, sexual assault, or domestic abuse – among other personal crises – will obtain the right reliable and…

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Artificial intelligence used to produce clean biofuel with algae

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The AI was used to grow algae that could be used in a process for making sustainable energy. Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have used artificial intelligence to use algae for producing biofuel that could be used as a source of sustainable energy. The researchers also used algae to 3D print leaves that can produce oxygen for Mars explorations. The scientists are hoping to continue to use the artificial intelligence to produce a more economical and greener source of fuel for various forms of transportation including jet aircraft. The research…

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Former Google CEO Schmidt concerned about Facebook metaverse

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In a recent media report, Eric Schmidt said this was “not necessarily the best thing for human society.” Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt recently spoke in an interview, expressing concerns over the Facebook metaverse and about the safety of AI. Schmidt is only one of many tech industry heavyweights voicing worries over artificial intelligence. The former Google CEO spoke in a recent New York Times interview, adding his voice to many already expressing concern over the Facebook metaverse and the future of artificial intelligence as a whole. Schmidt was chief…

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Google and NOAA team up for AI weather forecasting research

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The goal is to be able to develop better predictions in the face of climate change. Google and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have recently signed a deal to partner up on AI weather forecasting for the next three years. This will focus on using artificial intelligence and machine learning from the tech giant. Its goal is to enhance the NOAA’s weather forecasting, environmental monitoring and climate research. The announcement of the new three-year partnership was made jointly last week. At first, the research under the AI weather…

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