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May 22, 2024

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Genetics can be associated with one's behavior and health -- from the willingness to take risks, and how long one stays in school, to chances of developing Alzheimer's disease and breast cancer. ...
Researchers used AI to scour information from websites and social media to map bat hunting and trade. Research found evidence of bat exploitation in 22 countries that had not previously been ...
Chips and datacentres -- the 'compute' power driving the AI revolution -- may be the most effective targets for risk-reducing AI policies as they have to be physically possessed, according to a new ...
Artificial intelligence can analyze registry data on people's residence, education, income, health and working conditions and, with high accuracy, predict life ...

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Changing weather patterns induced by climate change are contributing to shifts in the location of terrorist activity, according to new ...

Non-English speaking internet users share the same concern about cyber threats and the same desire for online safety as any other individual. However, they are constrained by a lack of culturally and ...

A new study found that employed adults with greater job flexibility and higher job security were less likely to experience serious psychological distress or anxiety. Greater job flexibility and ...

Researchers have called for a more considered approach when embedding ethical principles in the development and governance of AI for ...

New research shows how some workplace gossip could reduce the likelihood of employee turnover and, as a result, potentially boost an organization's ...

In our increasingly polarized society, more people may find themselves in a workplace where they are one of the few conservatives or few liberals around. A new study found that those whose values -- ...

Allowing eyewitnesses to dynamically explore digital faces using a new interactive procedure can significantly improve identification accuracy compared to the video lineup and photo array procedures ...

People without a secure job contract can likely reduce their risk of premature death by 20 per cent if they gain permanent employment, a study ...

Legal restrictions placed on the amount of time young people in China can play video games may be less effective than originally thought, a new study has ...

The latest weapon in the war on robocalls is an automated system that analyzes the content of unsolicited bulk calls to shed light on both the scope of the problem and the type of scams being ...

Wearable technology presents immense opportunities to improve the way we live our lives, but a group of international researchers say the rapidly developing field also brings big ...

The White House has announced plans to roll out voluntary labeling for internet-connected devices like thermostats and baby monitors that meet certain cybersecurity standards. A new survey of U.S. ...

A population genetics team recently identified the genetic relationship between over 40,000 23andMe users and a population of enslaved and free African Americans that lived in Catoctin Furnace, ...

In response to major advances in Generative AI technologies -- as well as the significant questions these technologies pose in areas including intellectual property, the future of work, and even ...

People around the globe are so dependent on the internet to exercise socio-economic human rights such as education, healthcare, work, and housing that online access must now be considered a basic ...

With a growing interest in generative artificial intelligence (AI) systems worldwide, researchers have created software that is able to verify how much information an AI farmed from an ...

Pet and animal-related apps are creating cybersecurity risks to their owners, new research has ...

African rhino numbers are declining at unsustainable rates in core state-run parks which is why more than half the continent's remaining rhinos are now on private ...

Synthetic populations are computer-generated models that mimic real-world populations in terms of characteristics such as age, gender, and occupation; they are useful when conducting social ...

A new report by artificial intelligence (AI) and foreign policy experts predicts that deepfakes technology is on the brink of being used much more widely, including in targeted military and ...

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