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Google's sister concern 'DeepMind' launches new Artificial Intelligence ethics unit

Google's sister concern 'DeepMind' launches new Artificial Intelligence ethics unit Google's DeepMind AI relies on artificial neural networks, which try to simulate the way the brain works in order to learn. Large technology companies have spent the previous year making a big show of commitment to ethics and societal impact, while producing little of value. [Full Article...]

Three scientists share 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Three scientists share 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, which awarded the 9 million Swedish crown ($1.1 million) prize, said the technology had moved biochemistry into a new era. "Each of these pictures represents a frame and they can be put together into a movie and we can see what the molecules do", said Peter Brzezinski, a member of the Nobel committee for chemistry. [Full Article...]

Yusuf says Super Eagles in victory mood

Yusuf says Super Eagles in victory mood Nigeria will face former African champions Zambia in Uyo on Saturday, October 7, and a victory for the Super Eagles will give them the ticket to represent Africa at the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. "I have spoken to them and the approach should be to take full control from the beginning and take the chances that come without being too anxious". [Full Article...]

Supes Approve Motion to Coordinate Blood Donations to Las Vegas

Supes Approve Motion to Coordinate Blood Donations to Las Vegas Scott Edward, Marketing Director for United Blood Services , says at this point, there are no plans to open additional blood donation centers there would not be enough staff available to do so. That network allows the local center to move lifesaving blood donations around the system to where it's most needed. But the organization stressed that volunteer blood donors are needed every day to save... [Full Article...]

Facebook posts led to arrest in threats

Facebook posts led to arrest in threats Roderick Lamar Robinson , 39, was apprehended in Oklahoma on a charge of making a terrorist hoax as well as an outstanding drug-possession warrant. " Nothing to worry about I'm so in love with the San Antonio strip I regret what I said", he wrote. [Full Article...]

National Football League is a slice of America

National Football League is a slice of America Kalafer said that he encourages "peaceful protest" as well as "real, honest discussion" about issues of "social justice" in the USA, but believes there has been a lack of direction within the National Football League as to how the players should use their voices. [Full Article...]

Tamil Nadu: Questions raised over M Natarajan's organ transplant

Tamil Nadu: Questions raised over M Natarajan's organ transplant He was first rushed to the government hospital in Aranthangi, before being referred to Government Thanjavur Medical College Hospital. Reports from the hospital, and from those close to Sasikala family, on Wednesday said the dual organ transplant surgery on Natarajan , 74, lasted for seven-and-a-half hours and was successful. [Full Article...]

I'm an elected CM, not a terrorist, says Arvind Kejriwal

I'm an elected CM, not a terrorist, says Arvind Kejriwal The Bill, which was cleared by the Cabinet last week, will now be sent to Lt Governor Anil Baijal for approval where it is expected to face resistance. "Why can't it take a decision to regularize guest teachers?" "We're learning from the Prime Minister", he said. "What state secrets do these files contain that they can not be shown to us? If you're men, come face to face and do politics", Kejriwal... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh signs $4.5 bn LoC pact with India for infra development

Bangladesh signs $4.5 bn LoC pact with India for infra development Bangladesh today signed a whopping Dollars 4.5 billion third line of credit (LoC) agreement with India for its infrastructure and social sector development with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley pledging to back the country's development initiatives. [Full Article...]

CDC: 40 percent of cancers linked to obesity, overweight

CDC: 40 percent of cancers linked to obesity, overweight CDC researchers used the US cancer statistics database to see how obesity was affecting cancer rates. Public health officials say the high number of these weight-related cancer diagnoses correlate with the rising rate of obesity in the country. [Full Article...]

Here's How Many Lives Have Been Spared From Breast Cancer Since 1989

Here's How Many Lives Have Been Spared From Breast Cancer Since 1989 Fans attending Sunday's game were encouraged to wear pink. Statistics show that breast cancer is the #2 cancer found in women with approximately 200,000 news cases reported each year. Since 2001, Floyd Medical Center has focused on breast health awareness month in October and the Standard Journal is helping to spread their message of hope. [Full Article...]

Universal Flu Vaccine Entering Human Trials

Universal Flu Vaccine Entering Human Trials The new jab targets part of the virus that does not change each year. As this new vaccine is targeted at part of the virus that is constant each year, the team that devised it explained to the BBC that it should therefore work against human, bird and swine flu. [Full Article...]

MI mother jailed for refusing to vaccinate her son

MI mother jailed for refusing to vaccinate her son The mother of two and her ex-husband agreed at the time of their child's birth that they would space out and delay vaccines for their son. "I would rather sit behind bars standing up for what I believe in, than giving in to something I strongly don't believe in", Bredow told WXYZ before her sentencing . [Full Article...]

Know about Soumiya Swaminathan, the newly-appointed WHO Deputy Director General

Know about Soumiya Swaminathan, the newly-appointed WHO Deputy Director General Swaminathan , who trained as a pediatrician and is a globally recognized researcher on tuberculosis and HIV, will be the second in command in the hierarchy of the health organization. from All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences, along with a Diplomate of National Board from National Board of Examinations. Further training included a fellowship in neonatology and pediatric pulmonology at the Chil... [Full Article...]

Ryan murder case: Suspended principal reappointed at Sector 40 branch as teacher

Ryan murder case: Suspended principal reappointed at Sector 40 branch as teacher The suspended principal of a Ryan International School, where a boy was found brutally murdered on September 8, has been reinstated in another of the group's schools, leaving the parents of the seven-year-old Pradhuman Thakur fuming. Despite repeated attempts, Batra could not be reached for comments. Parents of students attending the new school have expressed serious concern over this. [Full Article...]

Vegas gunman identified himself as poker player, former neighbor says

Vegas gunman identified himself as poker player, former neighbor says He goes with middleman, he gambles in Las Vegas, and burritos. Eric Paddock told reporters outside his Orlando, Florida, home Monday that their father was not around during their childhood. He displayed no strong religious or political views, his relatives said, and was not known for angry outbursts. He said his brother owned guns and played high-stakes video poker. [Full Article...]

Catalonia calls for global help on dispute

Catalonia calls for global help on dispute Carles Puigdemont , the region's prime minister, wants global mediation to help deliver his promise of an independent Catalan state. Schinas declined to comment on whether the "violence" the European Union was condemning was that inflicted by Spanish police . [Full Article...]

UBS encouraging Reno blood donations after Vegas shooting

UBS encouraging Reno blood donations after Vegas shooting The Community Blood Center manager, Cindy Kerns, said regular donors allow the center to supply blood after emergencies. According to officials at St. Local news channels showing footage of lines at blood donation centers spanning city blocks. Lombardo said that volunteers can donate blood at select blood bank locations in Las Vegas and in Henderson . [Full Article...]

Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression

Just One Hour of Exercise a Week May Help Prevent Depression Even after controlling for a range of potentially confounding variables (socioeconomic status, BMI, demographics and others), the data revealed that people who did no exercise at all had a 44 percent larger chance of developing depression in comparison to those who exercised at least one hour per week. [Full Article...]

Woman gets $400K in illegal drugs in mail

Woman gets $400K in illegal drugs in mail She didn't want to go on camera, but told Channel 9 there were so many pills, they were spilling from the packaging. The woman called police Saturday afternoon, September 30 from her Rock Hill home after opening the box. It's likely the package was supposed to be sent to the woman's old apartment that's now vacant, and someone was supposed to watch the place and pick it up, he said. [Full Article...]


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