June 7, 2023

Stunning Images of Artists Creating Their Masterpieces Are Visualized With AI

By using the AI art generator Midjourney, artist Anthony Maggio creates images of sculptors at work that look remarkably realistic. These images depict men and women focused on the task of bringing their art to life. Each sculpture emerges from the stone as a three-dimensional figure. One of the traits that stand out in Maggio's work is the intensity between the artists and their creations.

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May 23, 2023

AI’s Version of the “Perfect” Person Is an Eye-Opening Look at Unrealistic Beauty Standards

The beauty standard presented in media is always a source of attention, as it has a large effect on how we view ourselves. With the rise of AI, The Bulimia Project wanted to see what type of “ideal body” popular image generators would produce. The results are eye-opening.  Dall-E 2, Stable Diffusion, and Midjourney all produced men and women whose bodies were highly unrealistic.

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May 10, 2023

Scientists Use Brain Implants to Help Patients Regain Their Independence

For many years neuroscientists have been researching how they can use technology to enhance the lives of people suffering from paralysis and other serious medical issues. Typically, this involves a chip implanted in the patient's brain that can translate thoughts into actions. One company leading the way forward is Blackrock Neurotech. Based in Salt Lake City, they've already implanted chips into 36 patients in an effort to help a wide variety of neurological disorders.

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April 15, 2023

Yeasts and Fungi Are Helping Create Delicious Animal-Free Dairy To Drink and Eat

Americans are eating more dairy than ever, with consumption rising each year. But this love of cheese, yogurt, and ice cream isn't just reserved for items made from cow milk. Plant-based milks are increasingly popular, as well as a new category of dairy that you may not have heard of. These animal-free dairy products aren't made from almonds or soybeans but from protein produced in a lab.

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