Computer, Read my Lips

Emotion detector developed using a genetic algorithm

A computer is being taught to interpret human emotions based on lip pattern, according to research published in the International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing. The system could improve the way we interact with computers and perhaps Continue reading

Breast-Fed Babies’ Gut Microbes Contribute to Healthy Immune Systems

A new multi-university study reports that differences in bacterial colonization of the infant gut in formula-fed and breast-fed babies lead to changes in the expression of genes involved in the infant’s immune system.

The study, published in the April 30 issue of BioMed Central’s open access journal Genome Biology, is an Editor’s Pick. Continue reading