UC Berkeley researchers develop artificial intelligence to remove shadows from photos

Photo of AI that removes shadows from an image
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A team of researchers from UC Berkeley, Google, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created artificial intelligence that can minimize shadows in an image in order to improve casual photography.

In order to push casual photography forward, Cecilia Zhang and researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Google and UC Berkeley have developed a way to minimize natural and facial shadows from portraits using artificial intelligence.
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UC receives blow in legal battle over CRISPR-Cas9 patents

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ultimately ruled that patents held for inventions by the Broad Institute, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are distinct from the UC’s patents. The institutions have engaged in a long battle over the patents, which have the potential to secure both prestige and billions of dollars in licensing agreements.
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