AI systems might help solve some of the greatest challenges we face. How do we maximise the promise and prepare for this future?

Opinion: Climate change, pandemics, biodiversity loss – no country is sufficiently prepared

01 Nov 2019

Two Cambridge risk researchers discuss how national governments are still stuck on "old problems", and run through the things that should be keeping...

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Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning

18 Sep 2019

Following an international search, Professor Neil Lawrence has been appointed as the inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at Cambridge...

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Young leaders from UK and Latin America tackle future at Shaping Horizons

11 Sep 2019

More than 100 future leaders from the UK and Latin America have gathered at the University of Cambridge to discuss the future of work and education...

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AI learns the language of chemistry to predict how to make medicines

03 Sep 2019

Researchers have designed a machine learning algorithm that predicts the outcome of chemical reactions with much higher accuracy than trained...

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Women in STEM: Dr Anita Faul

08 Aug 2019

Dr Anita Faul is a Teaching Associate at the Cavendish Laboratory and a Fellow of Selwyn College, where she specialises in algorithms. Here, she...

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Machine learning to help develop self-healing robots that ‘feel pain’

07 Aug 2019

Researchers from the University of Cambridge will use self-healing materials and machine learning to develop soft robotics as part of a new...

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Women in STEM: Maria Skoularidou

18 Jul 2019

Maria Skoularidou is a PhD candidate in the MRC Biostatistics Unit. Here, she tells us about her work in the emerging field of probabilistic machine...

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A robot arm picking lettuces

Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce

08 Jul 2019

A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest a commonplace, but challenging, agricultural crop has been developed by...

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Scientists identify possible source of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ in the brain

01 Jul 2019

Scientists have identified mechanisms in the human brain that could help explain the phenomenon of the ‘Uncanny Valley’ – the unsettling feeling we...

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Driverless cars working together can speed up traffic by 35 percent

20 May 2019

A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have...

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Machine learning predicts mechanical properties of porous materials

15 May 2019

Machine learning can be used to predict the properties of a group of materials which, according to some, could be as important to the 21st century as...

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AI: Life in the age of intelligent machines

22 Feb 2019

In a new film, leading Cambridge University researchers discuss the far-reaching advances offered by artificial intelligence – and consider the...

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