Study identifies our ‘inner pickpocket’

21 May 2019

Researchers have identified how the human brain is able to determine the properties of a particular object using purely statistical information: a result which suggests there is an ‘inner pickpocket’ in all of us.

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Skilling up, smart

04 March 2019

Businesses need the skills to adapt to new technologies, such as 3D printing, but when they emerge fast and change quickly, how do workforces plan for the future? University researchers are collaborating with small and medium-sized enterprises in the region to help find the best upskill strategies for driving innovation.?

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AI: Life in the age of intelligent machines

22 February 2019

In a new film, leading Cambridge University researchers discuss the far-reaching advances offered by artificial intelligence – and consider?the consequences of developing systems that think far beyond human abilities.

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Quantum leap

06 February 2019

Cambridge researchers are devising new methods to keep sensitive information out of the hands of hackers. They launched the UK’s first ‘unhackable’ network – made safe by the “laws of physics” – in 2018.?

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

21 December 2018

In the popular imagination, robots have been portrayed alternatively as friendly companions or existential threat. But while robots are becoming commonplace in many industries, they are neither C-3PO nor the Terminator. Cambridge researchers are studying the interaction between robots and humans – and teaching them how to do the very difficult things that we find easy. Click here to find out more.

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