Today’s Solutions: May 29, 2024

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Artificial intelligence may soon help linguists decipher ancient languages

Needless to say, deciphering an ancient language when there’s no one left alive who speaks it can be rather daunting. But historical linguists may soon get a helping hand thanks to an AI-based system developed by researchers at MIT. A team of researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Read More...

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Firefighters are using fireball-dropping drones to contain wildfires

As the West Coast continues to battle unprecedented wildfires, firefighters are taking innovative steps to try to keep the flames under control. More recently, firefighters in the region have added drones to the equation, using the technology to drop special fireballs to contain the spread of the Read More...

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Wave energy is showing promising signs as a new form of renewable power

Harnessing the energy of ocean waves to generate renewable power has been on the agenda of scientists in the energy community for some years already. But while a few teams of researchers have developed devices that could do the job, progress to bring such technology to a commercial scale has been Read More...

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Jet suits could soon help paramedics reach remote areas in no time

If you’ve ever wondered what the future of remote medicine may look like, it’s probably safe to say that it will involve jet packs. At least, that’s what a groundbreaking exercise run by an air ambulance service in England has recently demonstrated in one of the country’s mountainous Read More...

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Why a think tank believes the world could end poverty by 2030

As you’ve probably inferred by now – given the current state of the world – forecasting future events is a rather challenging undertaking. But there are rare instances when some experts get it right. Take for example Silicon Valley entrepreneur Tony Seba, who a decade ago was among the few Read More...