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Crowd4SDG, artificial intelligence to democratise decision making in citizen science

Crowd4SDG is a project that studies how citizen science offers information on the UN Sustainable Development Goals' achievements. The project is formed by a consortium of six international institutions, among which it is the CSIC, represented by the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute.

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A project aimed at creating a new format for online courses MOOCs

The IIIIA, CSIC's Institute of Research in Artificial Intelligence, participates in the NanoMOOCs project aimed at creating a new audiovisual learning format that will allow capturing and analysing participants’ emotions, among other novelties. The nanoMOOCs project is a part of the RIS3CAT Media Community, funded by the Agency for Business Competitiveness (ACCIO), in Catalonia.

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Tunable temperature and measuring angle holder for film and powder samples

Researchers from the CSIC and the Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2-BIST) have developed and patented a sample holder for measuring films or powder samples in a fluorimeter or a UV-Vis-NIR spectrometer in transmission or reflection modes. The holder allows controlled temperature conditions, and an adaptable measuring angle. The device is customizable to adapt to the diverse commercial instruments.

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A new international platform for contrasting and communicating the progress in Artificial Intelligence

Academic institutions and research organisations around the world have joined to create the Association for the Understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AIhub). A non-profit organization that connects the AI community and aimed to be a quality filter for contrasting and communicating the progress of research in AI to society.

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New magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents based on organic metal-free dendrimers

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a commonly used clinical imaging technique for noninvasive diagnosis and characterization of soft tissues. The technique provides images in excellent detail of tumors and related pathological conditions thanks to the contrast agents used in the procedure.

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