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Having blood type O almost trebles risk of dying from serious injury, scientists find

Having blood type O almost trebles the risk of dying from serious injury because it does not clot as well, scientists have found.<p>Data from 901 emergency care patients in Japan showed a death rate of 28 per cent for those with type O blood.<p>The death rate of patients from other blood groups combined …

Medicine

SimHash for question deduplication - Data, what now?

During the past few weeks, I have been trying to squeeze more performance out of the model for the Quora Question Pairs competition challenge on …

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Google debuts Chrome OS tablets to take on the iPad in education

Ahead of Apple’s education-focused event tomorrow where a new affordable iPad is expected, Google this morning announced the first Chrome OS tablet. The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 is a new form factor for Chrome OS going directly after the K-12 market.<p>Since its 2011 launch, Chrome OS has expanded …

A 21-year old Swedish AI prodigy wants to revolutionize the $6 trillion education industry – here’s why 'Zuck' and Tim Cook are impressed

• Sana Labs is an edtech startup founded by 21-year old Joel Hellermark.<br>• It provides AI platform that individualizes a student’s learning in subjects …

Artificial Intelligence

If you’re using an Android phone, Google may be tracking every move you make

Biking? Google probably knows you are. Up a mountain? It probably knows that, too.<p>The Alphabet subsidiary’s location-hungry tentacles are quietly lurking behind some of the most innovative features of its Android mobile operating system. Once those tentacles latch on, phones using Android begin …

Google starts certificate program to fill empty IT jobs

There are 150,000 open IT jobs in the U.S., and Google wants to make it easier to fill them. Today the company is announcing a certificate program on …

Bank of America

3 Milestones in Artificial Intelligence Were Just Reached -- and They Could Change Healthcare as We Know It

Good news for investors with these huge AI developments: There's still a lot of money to be made.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is a "tsunami" that's …

U.S. Carriers Move To Ban Smart Luggage

Major U.S. carriers are moving to ban smart luggage from all aircraft. On Friday, American Airlines announced that “as part of safety management and risk mitigation,” the carrier would ban any bag with an integrated lithium ion battery starting on January 15th. Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines …

Batteries

Gmail

11 killer Android features you are not using, but should

Android is stacked with so many tools and configuration options, we often overlook some of its most useful features. Sometimes they’re hiding in …

Android News

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Microsoft hopes 1080p Netflix makes Edge your next browser

As Microsoft continues to nudge folks into trying its new Edge browser on Windows 10, its latest tease is the promise of better looking, more efficient video streaming. Just like Apple's Safari browser on OS X, it turns out that on Windows only Microsoft's browsers stream HTML5 Netflix in 1080p, …

First Case Reported Of A Woman Infecting A Man With Zika Through Sex

Doctors have known for some time that a man can spread the Zika virus to a woman through sex. Now officials have documented the first case in which a woman apparently infected a man through unprotected sexual intercourse.<p>The case occurred in New York City when a woman in her 20s returned from a …

Public Health

Labeling Black Lives Matter As A Terrorist Organization Is Not Only Unjust, It's Dangerous

In 2013, a Florida court acquitted George Zimmerman, who killed the 17-year old Trayvon Martin because he looked suspicious, of murder and manslaughter. Following this decision, a hashtag erupted on Twitter, #BlackLivesMatter.<p>Using the hashtag to gather people, starting with the African-American …

The science of resilience: how to teach students to persevere

In schools today, the focus is not only on helping students pass exams, but also on improving their character by making them more resilient. Resilience in learning, as in life, is about being able to persevere through setbacks, take on challenges and risk making mistakes to reach a goal.<p>Studies …

Pedagogy

U.S. working to confirm it killed top ISIS leader, again

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States is trying to verify that an airstrike recently killed a high-ranking ISIS commander, and the Pentagon confirmed Wednesday that in a separate action it took out a commander of the Pakistani Taliban who was responsible for the deaths of more than 130 children.<p>U.S. warplanes …

Barbara Starr

The police can't track your cellphone without a warrant, judge rules | VICE News

In a first, a Manhattan federal judge presiding over a narcotics case has decided that drug evidence obtained through cell phone surveillance technology called "Stingray" won't be admissible in court.<p>StingRay (also known as "Hailstorm" or "TriggerFish") is an "IMSI catcher" basically acts like a …

Israel passes controversial law targeting human rights organizations

Israel's parliament has finalized a contentious law that will increase the regulation of many Israeli human rights organizations. Critics have …

Android malware infects 85 million devices

A new malware has infected 85 million Android smartphones, generating around $300,000 each month in fraudulent ad revenue for its creators, according to Check Point.<p>The malware, dubbed "HummingBad," was first spotted in February and likely sprouted from a company in China. It infects Android …

How to get Windows 10's dark theme

Windows 10's long-awaited dark theme is now available in the Anniversary Update.<p>Some of you have been asking about the dark black-and-gray theme I've been sporting in my Windows 10 screenshots.<p>If you've installed the latest Windows 10 Anniversary Update -- which rolled out August 2 -- then you can …

Windows Apps

Careful who you kiss: virus found in saliva associated with unexplained infertility

Alcohol, caffeine and bad diet have all been linked to poor fertility, but up until now no one has blamed the humble kiss.<p>Now scientists believe they have found a link between unexplained infertility and an obscure virus which they believe is transmitted by kissing.<p>Researchers have said the …

Samsung unveils world's first UFS memory cards — the successor to microSD

What comes after microSD cards for removable storage? Samsung has the answer: UFS. The company announced today the world's first removable UFS (Universal Flash Storage) memory cards, offering storage capacity of either 32, 64, 128, or 256 gigabytes, and performance speeds that simply blow older …

Goodbye, Linear Factory Model of Schooling: Why Learning is Irregular

Opinion | Community<p>Goodbye, Linear Factory Model of Schooling: Why Learning is Irregular<p>By Dwight Carter     Jul 6, 2016<p>Shutterstock / …

Do You Really Need Antibiotics? This Test Can Tell

We’re in the middle of an antibiotic crisis that public health experts have been warning about for years. While antibiotics are a miracle of modern …

The “gay cure” experiments that were written out of scientific history

For the first hour, they just talked. He was nervous; he’d never done this before. She was understanding, reassuring: Let’s just lie down on the bed together, she said, and see what happens. Soon, events took their course: they were enjoying themselves so much they could almost forget about the …

The Brain

How Mobile Internet Actually Works

In some ways, the internet actually <i>is</i> a series of tubes. Some cell phone and internet companies might like you to think that your mobile internet …