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Artificial intelligence

Reddit reportedly signs $60million annual deal with AI company

2024-02-19 15:39:36 UTC

Reddit reportedly signs $60million annual deal with AI companyReddit is allowing access to an “unnamed” artificial intelligence (AI) company ahead of the social platform’s initial public offering (IPO). […] The post Reddit reportedly signs $60million annual deal with AI company appeared first on ReadWrite. Read more at ReadWrite


Deepfake fears intensify as Google CEO sounds alarm on AI misinformation

2024-02-19 14:59:43 UTC

Deepfake fears intensify as Google CEO sounds alarm on AI misinformationA senior Google executive has warned of the “very serious” threat posed to democracy by artificial intelligence (AI) powered deepfakes, […] The post Deepfake fears intensify as Google CEO sounds alarm on AI misinformation appeared first on ReadWrite. Read more at ReadWrite


Air Canada has to pay refund after AI chatbot’s made up policy

2024-02-19 13:24:19 UTC

Air Canada has to pay refund after AI chatbot’s made up policyA passenger has won a civil case against Air Canada in a legal row over the validity of an artificial […] The post Air Canada has to pay refund after AI chatbot’s made up policy appeared first on ReadWrite. Read more at ReadWrite


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Bioinformatics

(PR) NVIDIA Accelerates Quantum Computing Exploration at Australia's Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

2024-02-19 09:37:27 UTC

(PR) NVIDIA Accelerates Quantum Computing Exploration at AustraliaNVIDIA today announced that Australia's Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre will add the NVIDIA CUDA Quantum platform accelerated by NVIDIA Grace Hopper Superchips to its National Supercomputing and Quantum Computing Innovation Hub, furthering its work driv… Read more at Techpowerup.com


CRISPR 'will provide cures for genetic diseases that were incurable before,' says renowned biochemist Virginijus Šikšnys

2024-02-19 11:00:47 UTC

CRISPR Live Science spoke with biochemist Virginijus Šikšnys, whose work helped establish CRISPR as a gene-editing system.
Read more at Live Science


Australia’s top supercomputing center deploys Nvidia’s Grace Hopper Superchips to advance quantum computing research

2024-02-18 23:41:43 UTC

Australia’s top supercomputing center deploys Nvidia’s Grace Hopper Superchips to advance quantum computing researchAustralia’s Pawsey Supercomputing Research Center said today it will deploy eight of Nvidia Corp.’s powerful Grace Hopper Superchips nodes to power its open-source CUDA Quantum computing platform in Perth, as part of its mission to push the boundaries of quan… Read more at SiliconANGLE News


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Genomics

The new era of health + medicine.

2024-02-19 15:01:47 UTC

placeholder imgyear: 2011 Is it time to rethink the promise of genomics? There has been recent disappointment in public opinion about the progress in the field of genomics. In my view, this is from an overly narrow view of the science of genes and biological information pro… Read more at Thekurzweillibrary.com


10x Genomics (NASDAQ:TXG) Given New $63.00 Price Target at Stifel Nicolaus

2024-02-17 12:42:42 UTC

10x Genomics (NASDAQ:TXG) Given New $63.00 Price Target at Stifel Nicolaus10x Genomics (NASDAQ:TXG – Free Report) had its price objective lowered by Stifel Nicolaus from $68.00 to $63.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, Benzinga reports. Stifel Nicolaus currently has a buy rating on the stock. A number of o… Read more at ETF Daily News


Sanofi CEO: AI promises a great era of drug discovery that could fundamentally change medicine–but only if we allow it to deliver on its promise

2024-02-19 17:44:50 UTC

Sanofi CEO: AI promises a great era of drug discovery that could fundamentally change medicine–but only if we allow it to deliver on its promise'There is reason to believe that through AI, we are on the cusp of a great era of discovery that could fundamentally change the field of medicine.' Read more at Fortune


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Genetics

More Genetics Facts To Blow Your Mind (15 GIFs)

2024-02-19 21:15:39 UTC

More Genetics Facts To Blow Your Mind (15 GIFs)See the full gallery on thechive.com
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From crop to cup: A new genetic map could make your morning coffee more climate resilient

2024-02-17 17:30:01 UTC

From crop to cup: A new genetic map could make your morning coffee more climate resilientA new genetic map of the arabica coffee plant, Coffea arabica, could help breeders develop to more climate-proof brews.
Read more at Phys.Org


New 'DNA Clock' Accurately Predicts Biological Aging...

2024-02-17 15:13:38 UTC

New New 'DNA Clock' Accurately Predicts Biological Aging... (Third column, 6th story, link) Related stories:The Slow and Low Exercise Elite Athletes Swear By... Read more at Study Finds


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GWAS

Researchers present new approach to identify key regulatory factors in wheat spike development

2024-02-19 16:12:00 UTC

Researchers present new approach to identify key regulatory factors in wheat spike developmentWheat, a globally important food crop, derives its yield from factors such as number of spikes per unit area, thousand-grain weight and grain yield per spike. Spike shape directly affects spikelet number, grain yield, and overall wheat productivity. Uncoverin… Read more at Phys.Org


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Data science

Life on Mars: NASA calls for volunteers to take part in year-long simulation

2024-02-19 13:25:33 UTC

Life on Mars: NASA calls for volunteers to take part in year-long simulationNASA has put out a call for applicants to participate in its next simulated one-year Mars surface mission to help […] The post Life on Mars: NASA calls for volunteers to take part in year-long simulation appeared first on ReadWrite. Read more at ReadWrite


NASA explains how it would alert the public of an apocalyptic asteroid strike

2024-02-17 11:13:01 UTC

NASA explains how it would alert the public of an apocalyptic asteroid strikeIn the event an asteroid is headed for Earth, here's how NASA plans to alert the public of an impending strike from one of these gigantic space rocks. Read more at Business Insider


MIT Researchers Build Tiny Tamper-Proof ID Tag Utilizing Terahertz Waves

2024-02-19 02:34:00 UTC

MIT Researchers Build Tiny Tamper-Proof ID Tag Utilizing Terahertz WavesA few years ago, MIT researchers invented a cryptographic ID tag — but like traditional RFID tags, "a counterfeiter could peel the tag off a genuine item and reattach it to a fake," writes MIT News. "The researchers have now surmounted this security vulnera… Read more at Slashdot.org


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Population genetics

#290 ‒ Liquid biopsies for early cancer detection, the role of epigenetics in aging, and the future of aging research | Alex Aravanis, M.D., Ph.D.

2024-02-19 09:45:18 UTC

#290 ‒ Liquid biopsies for early cancer detection, the role of epigenetics in aging, and the future of aging research | Alex Aravanis, M.D., Ph.D.“Age is your single biggest risk factor for cancer. The population over 50 is about a 10x increased risk relative to the population under 50.” —Alex Aravanis The post #290 ‒ Liquid biopsies for early cancer detection, the role of epigenetics in aging, and the… Read more at Peterattiamd.com


Top & Bottom Ranked Shortest Women Globally

2024-02-17 12:16:12 UTC

Top & Bottom Ranked Shortest Women GloballyHave you ever wondered which countries have the shortest women in the world? Is height purely determined by genetics, or are there other factors at play? Join us as we dive into the fascinating world of height rankings and explore the factors that influence t… Read more at Zacjohnson.com


How microscopic epistasis and clonal interference shape the fitness trajectory in a spin glass model of microbial long-term evolution

2024-02-20 00:00:00 UTC

How microscopic epistasis and clonal interference shape the fitness trajectory in a spin glass model of microbial long-term evolutionThe adaptive dynamics of evolving microbial populations takes place on a complex fitness landscape generated by epistatic interactions. The population generically consists of multiple competing strains, a phenomenon known as clonal interference. Microscopic e… Read more at Elifesciences.org


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Inheritance

Pizza Hut worker kills manager over inheritance check, then puts body in trash, cops say

2024-02-18 18:41:20 UTC

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Representative Line: From a String Builder

2024-02-19 06:30:00 UTC

Representative Line: From a String BuilderInheritance is one of those object-oriented concepts that creates a lot of conflicts. You'll hear people debating what constitutes an "is-a" versus a "has-a" relationship, you'll hear "favor composition of inheritance", you'll see languages adopt mix-in patte… Read more at Thedailywtf.com


Java’s Abstract Classes vs. Interfaces

2024-02-19 06:00:00 UTC

Java’s Abstract Classes vs. InterfacesJava, a versatile and widely-used programming language, provides developers with powerful tools for abstraction in object-oriented programming. Abstract Classes vs. Interfaces are two primary mechanisms in Java for achieving this fundamental concept. As devel… Read more at Javacodegeeks.com


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Bioinformatics AI

NVIDIA Accelerates Quantum Computing Exploration at Australia’s Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

2024-02-18 21:00:00 UTC

NVIDIA Accelerates Quantum Computing Exploration at Australia’s Pawsey Supercomputing CentreScientists to Run State-of-the-Art Quantum Computing Simulations Using NVIDIA CUDA Quantum Platform, Turbocharged by NVIDIA Grace Hopper Superchips Scientists to Run State-of-the-Art Quantum Computing Simulations Using NVIDIA CUDA Quantum Platform, Turbocharg… Read more at GlobeNewswire


Companion Diagnostics Market Analysis Reveals Impact on Future of Oncology and Precision Medicine Through 2027

2024-02-19 12:20:00 UTC

Companion Diagnostics Market Analysis Reveals Impact on Future of Oncology and Precision Medicine Through 2027Dublin, Feb. 19, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Companion Diagnostic Markets - the Future of Diagnostics by Application, Technology and Funding With Executive and Consultant Guides 2023-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Read more at GlobeNewswire


Senior Research Data Scientist | Machine Learning | Personalized Medicine | Deep Tech Startup

2024-02-20 00:00:00 UTC

Senior Research Data Scientist | Machine Learning | Personalized Medicine | Deep Tech StartupWe’re looking for an awesome Senior Research Data Scientist | Machine Learning | Personalized Medicine | Deep Tech Startup to join our team on our journey to revolutionize personalized medicine In this position, you will be a prominent member of the data s… Read more at Nlppeople.com


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Precision medicine

New research helps create new antibiotic that evades bacterial resistance

2024-02-17 19:20:01 UTC

New research helps create new antibiotic that evades bacterial resistanceScientists at the University of Illinois Chicago and Harvard University have developed an antibiotic that could give medicine a new weapon to fight drug-resistant bacteria and the diseases they cause. Read more at Phys.Org


Navigating SEO Disruption According To Experts via @sejournal, @BennyJamminS

2024-02-19 06:00:37 UTC

Navigating SEO Disruption According To Experts via @sejournal, @BennyJamminSDiscover expert analysis on upcoming disruptions in SEO and stay ahead of the game. Read an excerpt from SEJ's SEO Trends 2024 ebook. The post Navigating SEO Disruption According To Experts appeared first on Search Engine Journal. Read more at Search Engine Journal


What Is That New Machine Your Eye Doctor Is Using And Why: Electroretinography

2024-02-19 18:12:00 UTC

What Is That New Machine Your Eye Doctor Is Using And Why: ElectroretinographyDo you ever wonder what that handheld camera-type device your eye doctor sometimes uses and what it does?
Read more at Forbes


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Health

Intuitive Machines’ moon lander sent home its first images and they’re breathtaking

2024-02-17 19:42:08 UTC

Intuitive Machines’ moon lander sent home its first images and they’re breathtakingIntuitive Machines’ lunar lander is well on its way to the moon after launching without a hitch on Thursday, but it managed to snap a few incredible images of Earth while it was still close to home. The company shared the first batch of images from the IM-1 m… Read more at Engadget


Ukrainian troops pull out of key eastern town of Avdiivka, the 'gateway' to Donetsk

2024-02-17 12:00:44 UTC

Ukrainian troops pull out of key eastern town of Avdiivka, the The commander in chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine said the move aimed "to avoid encirclement and preserve the lives and health of servicemen." Read more at Business Insider


This indoor farming company is trying to win workers over to agriculture — through desk-job benefits

2024-02-17 10:17:01 UTC

This indoor farming company is trying to win workers over to agriculture — through desk-job benefitsEden Green is changing how staples like lettuce are grown. And unlike many farm jobs, it offers workers benefits like health insurance and a 401(k). Read more at Business Insider


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Technology

Tech Still Isn’t Doing Enough to Care for the Environment

2024-02-19 10:00:00 UTC

Tech Still Isn’t Doing Enough to Care for the EnvironmentPriscilla Chomba-Kinywa, CTO of Greenpeace, says technology firms must shape up—and consumers and business clients should walk away if they don’t. Read more at Wired


Mobile Accessibility Barriers For Assistive Technology Users

2024-02-19 10:00:00 UTC

Mobile Accessibility Barriers For Assistive Technology UsersAccessibility goes beyond making products user-friendly. It can significantly impact the quality of life for people with disabilities. Kate Kalcevich shares lessons she learned from assistive technology users — challenges and barriers they encounter on mobile… Read more at Smashingmagazine.com


OpenAI Sora's Breaks Our Brains, Vision Pro Loses Its Luster, and More Big Tech News

2024-02-17 15:00:00 UTC

OpenAI SoraThe world seemingly, at the same time, held its breath with the reveal of OpenAI’s video generator, Sora, It’s as if everyone watching these marvelous fake videos realized that maybe technology had gone too far. Apple Vision Pro was supposed to be that realit… Read more at Gizmodo.com


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Scientific publications

The Case Against Caffeine

2024-02-19 14:56:28 UTC

The Case Against CaffeineIt's Literally Killing Your Dreams
Read more at Substack.com


Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #588

2024-02-19 10:00:00 UTC

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #588There is one feature I notice that is generally missing in cargo cult science [pseudoscience]…It's a kind of scientific integrity, a principle of scientific thought that corresponds to a kind of utter honesty — a kind of leaning over backwards. Read more at Wattsupwiththat.com


Science FAIL: ‘Scientists’ Claim Chest-Feeders’ Fake Breast Milk Just The Same As Actual Breast Milk

2024-02-19 20:02:03 UTC

Science FAIL: ‘Scientists’ Claim Chest-Feeders’ Fake Breast Milk Just The Same As Actual Breast Milk"Indeed, some of the campaigners' concerns are over the safety of the drugs given to men to produce the milk – drugs which can cause heart problems. They also point out that the result produces very little milk." The post Science FAIL: ‘Scientists’ Claim Ches… Read more at Legalinsurrection.com


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