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

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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Using AI to avert ‘environmental catastrophe’

21 Feb 2019

A new Centre at the University of Cambridge will develop artificial intelligence techniques to help address some of the biggest threats facing the...

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Machine learning algorithm helps in the search for new drugs

11 Feb 2019

Researchers have designed a machine learning algorithm for drug discovery which has been shown to be twice as efficient as the industry standard...

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Robots can go all the way to Mars, but they can’t pick up the groceries

21 Dec 2018

In the popular imagination, robots have been portrayed alternatively as friendly companions or existential threat. But while robots are becoming...

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From Homer to HAL: 3000 years of AI narratives

12 Dec 2018

We have been writing about artificial intelligence for almost as long as stories have been written. Now, researchers want us to consider why the...

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AI system may accelerate search for cancer discoveries

27 Nov 2018

Searching through the mountains of published cancer research could be made easier for scientists, thanks to a new AI system.

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Multi-million pound initiative from Microsoft to support AI research at Cambridge

31 Oct 2018

The University of Cambridge is joining with Microsoft to help tackle the problem of ‘brain drain’ in AI and machine learning research.

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Low-cost AI heart monitor developed by Cambridge start-up

11 Sep 2018

A Cambridge start-up has developed a low-cost next-generation wearable heart and cardiovascular function monitor which uses AI to diagnose heart...

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Cambridge to appoint DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning

24 Jul 2018

The University of Cambridge will establish a DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning, thanks to a benefaction from the world-leading British AI company.

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Making sense of cancer’s ‘big data’ problem to revolutionise patient care

10 Jul 2018

A new institute at the University of Cambridge aims to revolutionise cancer care by using cutting edge analytics to maximize the use of big data sets...

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Humans need not apply

05 Jul 2018

Will automation, AI and robotics mean a jobless future, or will their productivity free us to innovate and explore? Is the impact of new technologies...

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