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A Match.com glitch reactivated a bunch of old profiles and their owners are horrified

The zombie profiles are further proof that data legislation remains ambiguous and the internet is still forever<p>On a recent Sunday, creative director Jason Debiak was having breakfast with his family in New Jersey, when something strange happened.<p>“I was having an adorable breakfast with my family, …

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

AI at work: Barack Obama did not say this, but you’d never know, watching this video

Technology now enables manipulators to put any words they like in anyone’s mouth and make it look real.<p>The ability to generate fake news has crossed …

New U.S. fear: Chinese tech war will get worse

The U.S. is considering using emergency powers to curb Chinese tech investments, and a new report by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review …

Artificial Intelligence

Your Next Job Interview Could Be with a Racist Bot

Companies are using AI-powered cameras and chatbots to screen applicants. And that could unintentionally make employers even more discriminatory than …

DNA Is Just Another Way We Can't Opt Out Of Data Sharing

The Heart Of The Lagoon Nebula (Top Image)<p>At the center of this image is a monster young star 200,000 times brighter than our Sun that is blasting …

Let Them Eat...Plastic?

IRA FLATOW: This is Science Friday. I’m Ira Flatow coming to you today from Cincinnati Public Radio. Later in the hour, Dr. Lucy Jones is here to …

A solar shock wave cracked Earth’s magnetic field last night, but everything is fine

Around 8 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday night, an interplanetary shock wave slammed into Earth at supersonic speed. The density of the solar wind quadrupled and cracked open Earth’s magnetic field. Planetary K-Index skyrocketed. Bright, colorful aurora, visible to the naked eye, lit up the night sky …

Magnetism

Net-neutrality is over. Now California, Oregon are stepping in

Net neutrality is dead. Long live Net neutrality.<p>The longtime hot-button issue — essentially about whether your Internet service provider should be able to block or slow legal traffic, or charge for faster delivery of some content — won't likely recede any time soon, even though a milestone nears …

Net Neutrality

Pentagon's YouTube war with Russia

After Russian jet buzzes U.S. warship, Defense Department posts video to sway public opinion.<p>The West’s simmering standoff with Russia has prompted the Pentagon to reach for a new weapon: YouTube.<p>Defense officials have concluded it’s no longer enough to lodge formal complaints when Russian bombers …

Military

Donald Trump has finally found something to give to Vladimir Putin. It's called Cuba

Donald Trump is rolling back the opening to Cuba that his predecessor, Barack Obama, began, and we should ask a couple of questions. If the purpose …

Cuba

Putin: more U.S. sanctions would be harmful, talk of retaliation premature | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said new sanctions under consideration by the United States would damage relations between the two countries, but it was too early to talk about retaliation, state news agency RIA reported on Saturday.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to …

Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault

Early last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carried “eyes only” instructions that its contents be shown to just four people: President Barack Obama and three senior aides.<p>Hacking Democracy<p>The White House …

National Security

Vladimir Putin: 'I may not leave Russian presidency'

A question-and-answer session at a Sochi school was designed to make Putin seem youth-friendly after recent youth demonstrations<p>Asked what he plans to do when he leaves the presidency, Vladimir Putin paused and smiled. “But I haven’t decided yet if I will leave the presidency,” the Russian leader …

Russia

The Revolutionary Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is About To Set Sail

Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.<p>On a Wednesday afternoon in a sprawling lot on a former naval air station in Alameda, California, …

Immune Cells We Thought Were 'Useless' Are Actually a Weapon Against Infections Like HIV

We just found a new kind of immunity.<p>A class of self-reactive immune cells long considered useless or even dangerous to our health, could actually be …

Human Cell Atlas Releases First Major Data Set

Most people have heard of the Human Genome Project—the massive scientific project to sequence human DNA that culminated in the 2001 publication of …

Scientists Are Getting Closer to The Most Accurate Clock Ever, And They're Using Thorium

Tapping right into the nucleus of an atom.<p>Experiments with the metal thorium have revealed a strange quirk that could be used in a totally new class …

Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease

<b>Scientists say they have made a breakthrough in understanding the cause of both motor neurone disease and a rare form of dementia.</b><p>They have discovered what causes a protein called FUS to stay in a jelly-like state, killing off brain cells.<p>The researchers, from Cambridge and Toronto, said they were …

Russian forces lined up along NATO's border for 'assault' operations

Russian forces are lined up along NATO’s border ready for “assault” operations, top diplomats warned today.<p>Kremlin troops are poised for an attack, …

Quantum physicists just smashed the entanglement record, paving the way for faster quantum computers

The breakthrough could revolutionise the future of quantum computing<p>Scientists in Germany and Austria have just made an enormous breakthrough in the …

Facebook admits tracking users and non-users off-site

Statement comes as company faces US lawsuit over facial recognition feature launched in 2011 and planned to expand to EU<p>Facebook has released more information on the social media platform’s tracking of users off-site, after its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, failed to answer questions about the process from …

Privacy

Putin tightens grip on power with overwhelming Russian election win

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> Vladimir Putin has extended his grip on Russia for another six years after an overwhelming victory in Sunday's presidential election, a result that was never in doubt.<p>With 99.8% of the votes counted, Putin won with 76.7%, according to Central Election Commission data. It means Putin …

Russia

Machine Learning: The Evolution From An Artificial Intelligence Subset To Its Own Domain

Machine Learning (ML) has reached an inflection point – at least in terms of messaging. For my first article as part of the TIRIAS Research contributor group, I’ll take this space to level set on a description of ML for what’s to follow.<p>I studied artificial intelligence (AI) back in the 1980s. …

3 of Nature’s Greatest Mysteries May Be Solved Thanks to Quantum Biology

Quantum mechanics is known for weird occurrences and bizarre outcomes. Consider superposition where a particle can be in two places at once, while …

One of Our Fundamental Assumptions About Black Holes Was Just Overturned in The Lab

We have a problem.<p>Black holes are the most intense and mysterious cosmic phenomena in the Universe, and new research shows we understand even less …

Police body cams will soon use AI to find missing people

Motorola Solutions -- not to be confused with smartphone maker Motorola -- is adding machine learning to its surveillance equipment used by law enforcement personnel. Cops in Chicago's Waukegan police department are already suiting up with the company's Si500 body cams. But those same cameras could …

Brit neural net pioneer just revolutionised speech recognition all over again

<b>Profile</b> Deep learning with Dr Tony RobinsonOne of the pioneers of making what's called "machine learning" work in the real world is on the comeback …

Elon Musk just told a group of America’s governors that we need to regulate AI before it’s too late

Musk is terrified of an AI takeover.<p>Elon Musk doesn’t scare easily — he wants to send people to Mars and believes that all cars will be driving themselves in the next 10 years. He’s excited about it!<p>But there <i>is</i> something that really scares Musk: Artificial Intelligence, and the idea of software and …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …