This Mediterranean diet study was hugely impactful. The science just fell apart. – Vox


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This Mediterranean diet study was hugely impactful. The science just fell apart.
Vox
The million-dollar question in nutrition science is this: What should we eat to live a long and healthy life? Researchers' answers to this question have often been contradictory and confusing. But in recent decades, one diet has attracted the lion's ...

First Known Nursery for Baby Manta Rays Discovered Off the Texas Coast – Live Science


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First Known Nursery for Baby Manta Rays Discovered Off the Texas Coast
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Tucked away in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the world's first known nursery for baby manta rays has been discovered amid the shallow reefs. And marine scientists are excited. Biologist Joshua Stewart, a doctoral candidate at the Scripps ...

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How science fiction is training us to ignore the real threats posed by AI – The Verge


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How science fiction is training us to ignore the real threats posed by AI
The Verge
But on this week's episode of Converge, Clara Labs co-founder and CEO Maran Nelson tells us there is real reason to be worried about AI — and not for the reasons that science fiction has trained us to expect. Movies like Her and Ex Machina depict a ...

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The Science Behind The World Cup Ball – NPR


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The Science Behind The World Cup Ball
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Each World Cup, the sportswear giant Adidas designs an official ball to be used in the tournament. And small changes in the design can create significant differences in how the ball responds during play. "It's an interesting phenomena that the world's ...

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Mind-reading robots are no longer science fiction – Co.Design (blog)


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Mind-reading robots are no longer science fiction
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New research developed at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) lets a person control a robotic arm with brainwaves and subtle hand gestures. It's the stuff of X-Men, manga robots, and joystick-piloted spaceships–except, ...
With this new system, robots can 'read' your mindScience News

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