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Google DeepMind Artificial Intelligence Learns to Talk

Using an “artificial brain,” Google DeepMind researchers have developed a new voice synthesizing technique they claim is at least 50% closer to real human speech than current text-to-speech (TTS) systems in both US English and Mandarin Chinese.

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AI-Powered Microscope Helps Root Out Cancer

Researchers at UCLA have invented a method using a microscope augmented by artifical intelligence to detect cancer cells quicker and more accurately than current techniques.


Robot Enrolled in High School in Japan

Hoping to normalize the presence of robots in classrooms, the highly popular Japanese humanoid robot Pepper, developed as a customer service assistant, has enrolled at Hisashi High School in Waseda, Fukushima Prefecture.