Drone Delivers Transplant Kidney for First Time Ever

Drone Delivers Transplant Kidney for First Time Ever

The kidney was ferried to the University of Maryland Medical Center from a hospital about three miles away.

On April 19, for the first time ever, a donor's kidney was delivered by drone to surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The kidney was ferried from a hospital about three miles away.

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US Department of Defense to Invest $2 Billion in AI Research

US Department of Defense to Invest $2 Billion in AI Research

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency said the money would go toward a strategy that is seeking contextual reasoning in artificial intelligence systems.

For a large part of the twentieth century, there was growing competition among countries to build up an arsenal of nuclear arms, part of what was referred to as the Nuclear Arms Race.

In this century, thankfully, the defense strategy focuses on new and dynamic aspects of defense technology, many of them centered around enhancing virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities in various ways, with the military in several countries locking horns to establish the top spot in AI research and development efforts.

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Chinese Facial Recognition Program Spots Suspect Among 60,000 People

Chinese Facial Recognition Program Spots Suspect Among 60,000 People

China's ever-expanding use of facial recognition is proving to be successful at catching suspects. Human rights groups worry that it may be used for worse.

A man reportedly wanted for fraud has been arrested by Chinese police after facial recognition identified him in a crowd of 60,000 people. The fugitive was attending a concert in the city of Nanchang, China.

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