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Are You a Robot? Pass the Turing Test

‘I ask you to consider the question “can machines think?”’ This is how one of the most well-known scientific articles on Artificial Intelligence begins. This article proposes the Game of Imitation (now called ‘Turing Test’ in allusion to its creator, who devised it in 1950). Answering this question requires something as hard as defining what a ‘machine’ is and what ‘thinking’ is. To simplify this problem, Alan Mathison Turing proposed a game as an alternative.
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Experiment with the Mediterranean diet

The fact that some supermarket food carries the label ‘Mediterranean’ doesn’t mean that eating it transforms our diet into a Mediterranean diet. So how can we know what the Mediterranean diet is? In fact, it’s a lifestyle based on physical activity and a socially-enjoyed balanced diet.
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Art Explosion in the Big Bang

The history of the Universe, from the Big Bang to the appearance of life, can also be told from an art perspective. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to create nebulae (the matter concentrations that give rise to the creation of stars) with a few materials and a lot of creative freedom. It’s a very simplified version of the techniques used by the neuroscientist of the Miguel Hernández University of Elche and artist Luis Miguel Gutiérrez, creator of the exhibition Marco and Microcosmos: A History of the Universe and Life Told Between Science and Art.
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Coneix el teu cervell

Es pot pintar la música? Què li passa al cervell quan ens fem un panxó de sucre? Per què ens emociona tant el futbol o ens entristeix veure un amic plorar? Posa a prova les teues neurones amb les mini-xarrades divulgatives de l'Institut de Neurociències UMH CSIC
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Experimenta amb la dieta mediterrània

Que un aliment del supermercat porte l'etiqueta “Mediterrani” no significa que menjar-ho transforme la nostra dieta en una dieta mediterrània. Aleshores, com sabem què és?

Cómo se mide la calidad del aire que respiramos

El Laboratorio de Contaminación Atmosférica de la Universidad Miguel Hernández (LCA-UMH) ha iniciado la primera campaña de este año de medidas de dióxido de nitrógeno (NO2) y ozono troposférico (O3) en Elche. Este estudio forma parte del convenio con el Ayuntamiento para evaluar la calidad del aire que respiramos. Los investigadores de la UMH instalarán […]