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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientific activity, the news website index.hu reported on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: People raise red cards to protest against government’s plans to overhaul the Hungarian Academy of Sciences outside the Ministry for
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SpaceX founder Elon Musk has mocked Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos’ moon plans saying they make no sense. Amazon CEO Bezos had described his vision of humans living on miles-long, orbiting space stations called “O’Neill colonies”, named after physicist Gerard O’Neill, who first floated the concept. “Makes no sense. In order to grow the colony,
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Photo Credit: Samsung AI Center, Moscow/ Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology “Deepfakes” just became worryingly simple to create Artificial intelligence or AI can be a useful tool to help take the burden off our shoulders when it comes to trivial and mundane tasks. Companies like Google have used AI and machine learning to even
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LONDON (Reuters) – Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci’s litany of exquisite but unfinished work shows he probably had an attention disorder common to modern society. An illustration provides a 3D graphical representation of the altered connections, visualised with diffusion tractography (yellow tint), that are important for executive functions in people with ADHD, as created with MRI technique pioneered by
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A microscopic multicellular fungus named Ourasphaira giraldae, which lived in an estuary environment roughly 900 million to 1 billion years ago and was unearthed in the Northern Territories of Canada, is shown in this photograph from the University of Liege, Belgium released May 22, 2019. It is the oldest-known fossil fungus. Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Handout
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In a pre-dawn launch on Wednesday, Indian space agency ISRO scripted history by successfully launching earth observation satellite RISAT-2B that would enhance the country”s surveillance capabilities among others. As the 25-hour countdown which had began Tuesday concluded, the agency”s trusted workhorse, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C46) blasted off at 5.30 am from the first
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A team of scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia has measured for the first time accuracy of two-qubit operations in silicon - a feat that would enable companies build a full-scale quantum processor. Computers today process information in binary bits that take either a 0 or 1 value while quantum computers
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(Reuters) – A three-year-old filly collapsed and died after racing at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Friday, a day before the Preakness Stakes. FILE PHOTO: May 14, 2019; Baltimore, MD, USA; A general view of the straight away in front of the seating coming out of turn four at Pimlico Race Course. Mandatory Credit:
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