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Tech Xplore / Exploring how to add hidden electronic watermarks to works written by AI systems

A team of computer scientists at the University of Maryland has developed a means of adding watermarks to text generated by AI systems. They have posted a paper describing their approach on the arXiv preprint server.

57 minutes ago in Computer Sciences
Tech Xplore / Google demonstrates MusicLM: A hi-fidelity music generating AI

A team of engineers at Google is demonstrating a new music generation AI system called MusicLM. In their paper posted on the arXiv preprint server, the group claims that the new system establishes a new level of composition ...

1 hour ago in Computer Sciences
Tech Xplore / More EV charging stations amp up home values

As electric vehicles continues to speed ahead in the market, a new study from the University of Maryland's Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) found that homebuyers are willing to pay a premium in areas where it's easy ...

1 hour ago in Business
Tech Xplore / Scientists illuminate barrier to next-generation battery that charges very quickly

New lithium metal batteries with solid electrolytes are lightweight, inflammable, pack a lot of energy, and can be recharged very quickly, but they have been slow to develop due to mysterious short circuiting and failure. ...

1 hour ago in Engineering
Tech Xplore / Learning on tree architectures shown to outperform a convolutional feedforward network

Traditionally, artificial intelligence stems from human brain dynamics. However, brain learning is restricted in a number of significant aspects compared to deep learning (DL). First, efficient DL wiring structures (architectures) ...

2 hours ago in Machine learning & AI
Tech Xplore / New fabric coating could drastically reduce microplastic pollution from washing clothes

A team of University of Toronto Engineering researchers, led by Professor Kevin Golovin, have designed a solution to reduce the amount of microplastic fibers that are shed when clothes made of synthetic fabrics are washed.

2 hours ago in Engineering
Tech Xplore / A fairy-like robot flies by the power of wind and light

The development of stimuli-responsive polymers has brought about a wealth of material-related opportunities for next-generation small-scale, wirelessly controlled soft-bodied robots. For some time now, engineers have known ...

2 hours ago in Robotics
Tech Xplore / Small, convenient mosquito repellent device passes test to protect military personnel

A device developed at the University of Florida for the U.S. military provides protection from mosquitos for an extended period and requires no heat, electricity or skin contact.

Jan 28, 2023 in Engineering
Tech Xplore / Stability of perovskite solar cells reaches next milestone

Perovskite semiconductors promise highly efficient and low-cost solar cells. However, the semi-organic material is very sensitive to temperature differences, which can quickly lead to fatigue damage in normal outdoor use. ...

Tech Xplore / Harvesting big energy from small movement

Since the ancient Greeks, humankind has known that if you bring two things into contact, a small amount of electricity is created. One example is that we can rub a balloon with our hair and generate enough electricity to ...

Jan 27, 2023 in Energy & Green Tech
Tech Xplore / Coating provides radiation barrier for perovskites in space, protection from elements on Earth

An ultrathin protective coating proves sufficient to protect a perovskite solar cell from the harmful effects of space and harden it against environmental factors on Earth, according to newly published research from the U.S. ...

Jan 27, 2023 in Energy & Green Tech
Tech Xplore / What happens to our data when we no longer use a social media network or publishing platform?

The internet plays a central role in our lives. I—and many others my age—grew up alongside the development of social media and content platforms.

Jan 27, 2023 in Internet