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MANIFF 2021: Origin of the Species

MANIFF 2021: Origin of the Species

Origin of the Species follows the efforts of making robots and androids human-like. But will this ever be truly possible?
Protein folding: AI’s new frontier

Protein folding: AI’s new frontier

Blake Crompton describes how artificial intelligence is helping us unpack the decades old protein-folding problem
AI in Teaching

AI in Teaching

Artificial intelligence is beginning to impact every aspect of our lives, and our studies are no different. This week, Zain Alden explores how this technology will change the experience of future students
Deepfakes and doctored videos: the new era of political propaganda

Deepfakes and doctored videos: the new era of political propaganda

Nimo Omer argues that deepfakes are a small part of a wider problem that we have with lies and deception in society
Quantum computers: a reality

Quantum computers: a reality

IBM has recently unveiled a commercial quantum supercomputer. Wasim Askar explores the basic principles of how quantum computing works.
Future on Trial: AI and superbugs

Future on Trial: AI and superbugs

As part of the Manchester Science Festival, a court-room style debate occurred with, the two topics for discussion being artificial intelligence and superbugs
Robot scientist aids drug-resistant malaria treatment discovery

Robot scientist aids drug-resistant malaria treatment discovery

AI robot, Eve, helped researchers at The University of Manchester and Cambridge to find that a toothpaste ingredient is effective against a drug-resistant malaria parasite

Robots: the hopes and perils of the future

Featuring an interview with Professor Barry Lennox, and a look into ‘Tommorow’s World Live’

Robots take over Manchester

An exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry

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