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Artificial intelligence

When to Use a Legal App (and When to Hire an Actual Lawyer)

2022-09-28 19:30:00 UTC

When to Use a Legal App (and When to Hire an Actual Lawyer)We are definitely living in the future. Smartphones and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have granted the average citizen access to resources once reserved only for folks with money. Need a personal chef? Sign up to have gour Read more at Lifehacker.com


Chipotle is moving its tortilla robot to a real restaurant

2022-09-27 13:21:17 UTC

Chipotle is moving its tortilla robot to a real restaurantChipotle's tortilla-making robot will soon help out in a restaurant you can visit. The chain has unveiled a slew of technology updates that include moving the Miso Robotics-made Chippy robot to a real restaurant. The machine will start cooking tortilla chips Read more at Engadget


The Quest to Find Twitters Elusive Bot Team

2022-09-28 15:42:43 UTC

The Quest to Find Twitters Elusive Bot TeamThe social media platforms process for moderating spam, including bots, has been mired in secrecyuntil now.
Read more at Wired


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Bioinformatics

Seeing antibiotics in action inside a pathogenic bacterium

2022-09-29 17:34:52 UTC

Seeing antibiotics in action inside a pathogenic bacteriumNew research shows at atomic detail how antibiotics affect the process of protein production inside bacteria. The study uses cryo-electron tomography to observe the dynamics of the translation machinery in Mycoplasma pneumoniae, tiny parasitic bacteria that c Read more at Science Daily


Stroke genetics informs drug discovery and risk prediction across ancestries

2022-09-30 00:00:00 UTC

Stroke genetics informs drug discovery and risk prediction across ancestriesA cross-ancestry meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies association signals for stroke and its subtypes at 89 (61 new) independent loci, reveals putative causal genes, highlightingF11, KLKB1, PROC, GP1BA, LAMC2 and VCAM1 as potential dru Read more at Nature.com


Global Proteomics Market to Reach $43.5 Billion by 2026

2022-09-30 19:15:00 UTC

Global Proteomics Market to Reach $43.5 Billion by 2026The "Proteomics - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


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Genomics

Scientists sequence the world's largest pangenome to help unlock genetic mysteries behind finer silk

2022-09-30 16:46:04 UTC

Scientists sequence the worldBGI Genomics, in collaboration with Southwest University, the State Key Laboratory of Silkworm Genome Biology, and other partners, has constructed a high-resolution pangenome dataset representing almost the entire genomic content in a silkworm. Read more at Phys.Org


We can turn to popular culture for lessons about how to live with COVID-19 as endemic - Winnipeg Free Press

2022-09-29 16:04:30 UTC

placeholder imgThis article was originally published on The Conversation, an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Disclosure information is available on the origin... Read more at Winnipeg Free Press


Climate change threatens farm animals: Italian researchers are using genomics to try to save them

2022-09-29 11:20:09 UTC

Climate change threatens farm animals: Italian researchers are using genomics to try to save themResearchers of Universit Cattolica, Piacenza, are searching for genes to make cattle and sheep breeds resistant to climate change, heat waves and drought: it is at risk the very survival of many local breeds, with huge economic losses for the production chai Read more at Phys.Org


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Genetics

Stroke genetics informs drug discovery and risk prediction across ancestries

2022-09-30 00:00:00 UTC

Stroke genetics informs drug discovery and risk prediction across ancestriesA cross-ancestry meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies association signals for stroke and its subtypes at 89 (61 new) independent loci, reveals putative causal genes, highlightingF11, KLKB1, PROC, GP1BA, LAMC2 and VCAM1 as potential dru Read more at Nature.com


The CIA Just Invested in Woolly Mammoth Resurrection Technology

2022-09-29 20:02:00 UTC

The CIA Just Invested in Woolly Mammoth Resurrection TechnologyAs a rapidly advancing climate emergency turns the planet ever hotter, the Dallas-based biotechnology company Colossal Biosciences has a vision: "To see the Woolly Mammoth thunder upon the tundra once again." Founders George Church and Ben Lamm have already r Read more at Slashdot.org


Revealing the genome of the common ancestor of all mammals

2022-09-28 13:48:21 UTC

Revealing the genome of the common ancestor of all mammalsAn international team has reconstructed the genome organization of the earliest common ancestor of all mammals. The reconstructed ancestral genome could help in understanding the evolution of mammals and in conservation of modern animals. The earliest mammal Read more at Science Daily


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GWAS

Cross-ancestry meta-analysis of opioid use disorder uncovers novel loci with predominant effects in brain regions associated with addiction

2022-09-28 00:00:00 UTC

Cross-ancestry meta-analysis of opioid use disorder uncovers novel loci with predominant effects in brain regions associated with addictionThis genome-wide association study identified 12 novel loci for opioid use disorder, a common, potentially fatal condition. Analyses implicated the CNS, with gene expression enriched in brain regions associated with addiction. Read more at Nature.com


Regain flood adaptation in rice through a 14-3-3 protein OsGF14h

2022-09-29 00:00:00 UTC

Regain flood adaptation in rice through a 14-3-3 protein OsGF14hWaterlogging tolerance is important in direct seeding rice cultivation practice. Here, the authors identify a 14-3-3 protein-coding gene OsGF14h in weedy rice that confers anaerobic germination and anaerobic seedling development tolerance by balancing ABA sig Read more at Nature.com


Genome-wide association study identifies a gene responsible for temperature-dependent rice germination

2022-09-29 00:00:00 UTC

Genome-wide association study identifies a gene responsible for temperature-dependent rice germinationPhysiology of seed germination has been optimized for various climatic conditions. Here, the authors report a 14-3-3 protein encoding gene GF14h is responsible for temperature-dependent rice germination by regulating ABA-responsive genes and contributes to th Read more at Nature.com


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Data science

James Webb and Hubble telescope images capture DART asteroid collision

2022-09-29 16:00:03 UTC

James Webb and Hubble telescope images capture DART asteroid collisionNASA made history this week after an attempt to slam its DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) spacecraft into an asteroid nearly 7 million miles away proved successful . While NASA shared some close-up images of the impact, it observed the planetary def Read more at Engadget


LinkedIns Al leader shares 3 traits of top data science talent

2022-09-28 13:53:29 UTC

LinkedIns Al leader shares 3 traits of top data science talentYa Xu, head of AI at LinkedIn, shares her thoughts on collaboration, responsible AI and the top traits of data science talent.
Read more at VentureBeat


NASA and SpaceX will study the possibility of using a Dragon capsule to boost Hubble's orbit

2022-09-30 13:30:37 UTC

NASA and SpaceX will study the possibility of using a Dragon capsule to boost HubbleNASA and SpaceX have signed an agreement to study the possibility of using a Dragon spacecraft to lift the Hubble telescope to a higher orbit. The Hubble telescope's orbit decays over time due to atmospheric drag, and reboosting it to a more stable one could Read more at Engadget


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Population genetics

Stroke genetics informs drug discovery and risk prediction across ancestries

2022-09-30 00:00:00 UTC

Stroke genetics informs drug discovery and risk prediction across ancestriesA cross-ancestry meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies association signals for stroke and its subtypes at 89 (61 new) independent loci, reveals putative causal genes, highlightingF11, KLKB1, PROC, GP1BA, LAMC2 and VCAM1 as potential dru Read more at Nature.com


Our eyes can change colour throughout our lives

2022-09-30 04:52:13 UTC

Our eyes can change colour throughout our livesThrough apparently spontaneous change or through mishap or illness, our eyes can change colour in surprising ways.
Read more at BBC News


Genomic analyses of rice bean landraces reveal adaptation and yield related loci to accelerate breeding

2022-09-29 00:00:00 UTC

Genomic analyses of rice bean landraces reveal adaptation and yield related loci to accelerate breedingRice bean is an underexploited legume crop that has many desirable properties against bio and abiotic stresses. Here, the authors report the genome assembly of this species, conduct population genetics studies and reveal the genetic variations associated with Read more at Nature.com


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Inheritance

3 Ways to Prepare Yourself for the Great Wealth Transfer

2022-09-27 20:00:00 UTC

3 Ways to Prepare Yourself for the Great Wealth TransferWe have officially entered the largest wealth transfer period in history. Here are three key ways to prepare yourself for the Great Wealth Transfer and improve your financial position. Read more at Entrepreneur


Managing Bleeding Disorders in Pregnancy Requires Early Diagnosis, Multidisciplinary Care - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

2022-09-27 13:06:19 UTC

Managing Bleeding Disorders in Pregnancy Requires Early Diagnosis, Multidisciplinary Care - AJMC.com Managed Markets NetworkA recent review details strategies for mitigating the risks faced by pregnant patients with hemophilia or von Willebrand disease and their children. Read more at Ajmc.com


More to come: what taxes could Kwasi Kwarteng cut next?

2022-09-29 06:00:00 UTC

More to come: what taxes could Kwasi Kwarteng cut next?Inheritance tax and the child benefit charge are ripe for reform, say experts
Read more at Telegraph.co.uk


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Bioinformatics AI

Genialis Updates ResponderID, Enhancing Data Flywheel for Improved Clinical Biomarker Discovery

2022-09-29 12:09:33 UTC

Genialis Updates ResponderID, Enhancing Data Flywheel for Improved Clinical Biomarker DiscoveryBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #ISO27001--AI/ML technology helps therapeutic companies improve likelihood of clinical trial success
Read more at Business Wire


Global Proteomics Market to Reach $43.5 Billion by 2026

2022-09-30 19:15:00 UTC

Global Proteomics Market to Reach $43.5 Billion by 2026The "Proteomics - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


Scilligence Joins the Tetra Partner Network to Help Customers Accelerate Productivity and Scientific Outcomes by Utilizing the Power of the Tetra Scientific Data Cloud()

2022-09-29 13:05:00 UTC

Scilligence Joins the Tetra Partner Network to Help Customers Accelerate Productivity and Scientific Outcomes by Utilizing the Power of the Tetra Scientific Data Cloud()TetraScience, the Scientific Data Cloud company, announced today that Scilligence, an industry leader of unified informatics solutions for small molecules... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


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Precision medicine

Illumina launches next-generation DNA sequencers - Reuters

2022-09-29 17:15:00 UTC

Illumina launches next-generation DNA sequencers - ReutersIllumina Inc (ILMN.O), the top maker of DNA sequencers used to speed drug development and other research, on Thursday announced the launch of its next-generation NovaSeq X systems, which i Read more at Reuters


Algorithm targets tumors weakness to treat cancer

2022-09-30 13:41:22 UTC

Algorithm targets tumors weakness to treat cancerThe way tumor cells allow their uncontrolled growth is also a weakness that can be harnessed to treat cancer, a study with mice shows.
Read more at Futurity: Research News


Research tests cost-effective approach to early-cancer detection from cell-free DNA in blood samples

2022-09-29 17:26:28 UTC

Research tests cost-effective approach to early-cancer detection from cell-free DNA in blood samplesResearchers report successful results from an experimental cancer-detection system that appears to have overcome some of the challenges of the 'liquid biopsy' in a novel, cost-effective way. Read more at Science Daily


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Health

Now you can get a really round Oura smart ring

2022-09-28 22:26:02 UTC

Now you can get a really round Oura smart ringOura came out with its Gen3 smart fitness and health tracking ring just last year, but now its got a new version in a new shape. The $349 Horizon is $50 more than the previous one, but its also rounder. Read more at The Verge


Ukraine-Russia war: US army doctor and wife charged with Russia spying

2022-09-29 17:40:04 UTC

Ukraine-Russia war: US army doctor and wife charged with Russia spyingThe army major doctor and her wife, a civilian doctor, are charged over plans to leak health information.
Read more at BBC News


When Will the Pandemic Truly Be Over?

2022-09-28 11:00:00 UTC

When Will the Pandemic Truly Be Over?Everyone wants to be done with Covid. But no single milestone will signal the end of the virus.
Read more at Wired


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Technology

Climate Justice Is PossibleJust Look Beyond Technology

2022-09-29 04:06:08 UTC

Climate Justice Is PossibleJust Look Beyond TechnologyAt RE:WIRED Green, technologists, hackers, and activists explained how green tech must be combined with bold policy and bring people together. Read more at Wired


BMW is building a new custom voice assistant for its cars based on Amazons Alexa

2022-09-28 16:35:00 UTC

BMW is building a new custom voice assistant for its cars based on Amazons AlexaBMW is going to build its own custom voice assistant using the core technology that powers Amazons Alexa. The automaker plans on rolling out the new feature within the next two years. Read more at The Verge


iPhone in India: Apple makes new handset in India in shift from China

2022-09-27 04:11:45 UTC

iPhone in India: Apple makes new handset in India in shift from ChinaThe announcement marks the technology giant's latest move to diversify its supply chains outside China.
Read more at BBC News


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Scientific publications

Iollo (YC S22) is hiring a founding full-stack engineer

2022-09-30 07:00:41 UTC

Iollo (YC S22) is hiring a founding full-stack engineerYou will collaborate with scientists, product and design on building out our core user-facing app. You will be responsible for leading and scoping out the technical aspects of features across the stack and will help leadership prioritize features on the roadm Read more at Hacker News


54 countries, 3,000 users and 277 publications in 7 years: AstroSats journey till now

2022-09-28 09:29:41 UTC

54 countries, 3,000 users and 277 publications in 7 years: AstroSats journey till nowISRO has organised a two-day conference from Wednesday to mark the completion of seven years of AstroSat, India's first multi-wavelength space-based observatory. Read more at The Indian Express


Stunning room-temperature-superconductor claim is retracted

2022-09-27 00:00:00 UTC

Stunning room-temperature-superconductor claim is retractedRetraction undermines the bold claim by physicists who said their material conducted electricity without resistance at 15 C.
Read more at Nature.com


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