How AI Facial Recognition is Helping Conserve Pumas

[ad_1] INTRO: This is Scientific American’s 60-Second Science. I’m Ashleigh Papp. Papp: Mountain lions are now posing for their close ups. Researchers based in the greater Yellowstone National Park area have figured out a new way to identify these cats by using...

Are You Better Than a Machine at Spotting a Deepfake?

[ad_1] Vitak: This is Scientific American’s 60 Second Science. I’m Sarah Vitak.  Early last year a TikTok of Tom Cruise doing a magic trick went viral.  [Deepfake Tom Cruise] I’m going to show you some magic. It’s the real thing. I mean, it’s all the real thing....