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Deepfakes won’t wreck politics this year even if politicians might

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 17:55
Political footage faked by AI is talked about as an imminent threat to US democracy. There are good reasons to think it's not a big problem yet, says Tim Hwang
Categories: Science and society

Deepfakes won’t wreck politics this year even if politicians might

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 17:55
Political footage faked by AI is talked about as an imminent threat to US democracy. There are good reasons to think it's not a big problem yet, says Tim Hwang

Is this our first clue to a world beyond quantum theory?

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 17:20
Our best theory of physical reality is exquisite – but inexplicable. A low, unexplained experimental noise could herald a revolution in the making
Categories: Biology

Is this our first clue to a world beyond quantum theory?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 17:20
Our best theory of physical reality is exquisite – but inexplicable. A low, unexplained experimental noise could herald a revolution in the making
Categories: Science and society

The truth about intelligence: Can I become cleverer?

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 17:00
Brain-training is thriving despite doubts it can actually boost your smarts. But there is a way to increase your IQ score and keep your brain sharp for longer
Categories: Biology

The truth about intelligence: Can I become cleverer?

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 17:00
Brain-training is thriving despite doubts it can actually boost your smarts. But there is a way to increase your IQ score and keep your brain sharp for longer
Categories: Science and society

Robots and AI will actually create more jobs than they take

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 16:45
Artificial intelligence and robotics will displace up to 7 million jobs by 2037 - but will generate 7.2 million, leading to a net gain
Categories: Biology

Robots and AI will actually create more jobs than they take

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 16:45
Artificial intelligence and robotics will displace up to 7 million jobs by 2037 - but will generate 7.2 million, leading to a net gain
Categories: Science and society

Robots and AI will actually create more jobs than they take

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 16:45
Artificial intelligence and robotics will displace up to 7 million jobs by 2037 - but will generate 7.2 million, leading to a net gain

No, mobile phones still won’t give you brain cancer

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 16:41
We are so glued to our phones that people can't seem to stop worrying that they give you cancer – but if they did, we would have seen a massive increase in tumours
Categories: Biology

No, mobile phones still won’t give you brain cancer

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 16:41
We are so glued to our phones that people can't seem to stop worrying that they give you cancer – but if they did, we would have seen a massive increase in tumours
Categories: Science and society

No, mobile phones still won’t give you brain cancer

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 16:41
We are so glued to our phones that people can't seem to stop worrying that they give you cancer – but if they did, we would have seen a massive increase in tumours

We’ve started to uncover the true purpose of dreams

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 16:00
For the first time, researchers have got evidence that dreams help soothe the impact of emotional events in our lives, acting like overnight therapy
Categories: Science and society

Google hit with €4.3 billion fine from EU for abusing market dominance

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:57
The EU has fined Google 4.3 billion euros for using its Android mobile operating system to "cement its dominant market position in internet search"
Categories: Biology

Google hit with €4.3 billion fine from EU for abusing market dominance

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:57
The EU has fined Google 4.3 billion euros for using its Android mobile operating system to "cement its dominant market position in internet search"
Categories: Science and society

Google hit with €4.3 billion fine from EU for abusing market dominance

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:57
The EU has fined Google 4.3 billion euros for using its Android mobile operating system to "cement its dominant market position in internet search"

Passing star may have disturbed the solar system billions of years ago

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:50
The outer solar system hosts a number of small bodies in mixed up orbits – and they may have been scattered there by a passing star
Categories: Biology

Passing star may have disturbed the solar system billions of years ago

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:50
The outer solar system hosts a number of small bodies in mixed up orbits – and they may have been scattered there by a passing star
Categories: Science and society

Passing star may have disturbed the solar system billions of years ago

HIV and AIDS - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:50
The outer solar system hosts a number of small bodies in mixed up orbits – and they may have been scattered there by a passing star

Lazy thinking – not bias – is the real reason we believe fake news

Genetics - Wed, 2018-07-18 14:47
It was thought that we’re tricked by fake news because we like to believe stories that confirm our world view. But not thinking actually seems to be to blame
Categories: Biology