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Google's Self-Driving Car Project Will Kill Uber with Knowledge

Google co-founder Sergey Brin introduced the company’s Self-Driving Car Project at the Code Conference yesterday. The two-seater Google-x prototype is cuter then a pile of sleeping kittens and it’s set to destroy an entire industry because it knows you better than anyone else.<p>When Brin showed a …

Dangerous Contaminated Chicken - Consumer Reports

Dangerous bacteria<p>When you shop at your favorite grocery store, you probably assume that the food on display is safe to take home. But in the poultry …

Maharashtra Assembly passes anti-superstition bill

File photo of Maharashtra Assembly in Nagpur.<p><b>Nagpur:</b> The Maharashtra Assembly created history by passing the much-awaited anti-superstitions bill in …

Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche

As hardy perennials go, there is little to beat that science hacks' favourite: the hard-wiring of male and female brains. For more than 30 years, I have seen a stream of tales about gender differences in brain structure under headlines that assure me that from birth men are innately more rational …

Are Diverse Communities Possible? Zachary Neal

Have you got the balls to be a good dad?

Dads are important. Pardon the motherhood statement about … fatherhood. Just sometimes, even self-evident things need to be said. All else being …

How algorithms rule the world

On 4 August 2005, the police department of Memphis, Tennessee, made so many arrests over a three-hour period that it ran out of vehicles to transport …

Analytics Firm Adeven Raises $4.3M To Continue To Push Beyond The Mobile Install Metric

Berlin-based mobile ad and app analytics startup adeven today announced that it has raised a $4.3 million Series B funding round, provided by Capnamic Ventures, Iris Capital and existing investor Target Partners. The company plans to use the funding to help it continue to expand its product …

An introduction to science journalism

<b>Date and times: Sunday 23 June 2013, 9.30am-5pm</b><p>Overview<p>Science, health and environment stories are some of the most exciting and important for the …

We Can Dramatically Decrease Deadly Infections in America's Hospital Patients

Recently we announced a major new finding - a simple way to save tens of thousands of lives.<p>Around 100,000 people die every year because of infections they catch in hospitals. This is particularly tragic because many of those deaths are preventable.<p>We can cut healthcare-associated bloodstream …

UK raises alarm on deadly rise of superbugs

Britain is to urge the G8 to take action against the spread of drug-resistant microbes as medical and veterinary experts warn that co-ordinated …

Is the rise in antibiotic use on farms a threat to humans?

The use of some of the most potent antibiotics available has surged among British farmers in the last decade, stoking fears that the burgeoning …

Australia the world's happiest nation: OECD

The average household net-adjusted disposable income was $US28,884 a year, well above the OECD average of $US23,047. "Money, while it cannot buy …

Gates on tax, giving his kids only $10m - and still doing the dishes

"I think it's great that that debate is taking place, but it's not incumbent on those companies to take shareholder money and pay huge amounts that …

Perhaps a coffee before reading this - or maybe not …

However, the findings, which are published in the <i>Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry</i> this month, suggest that more than six coffees a day can …

We are armed only with peer review

In 2007, a group of Climate Camp activists stood under a banner that read "We are armed only with peer-reviewed science". It was a powerful message* …

Social Media: 9 Questions To Ask Your Customers When Creating Content - Jeffbullas's Blog

In a recent blog post titled “Social Media and the 3 New Pillars of Marketing?” I mentioned that content is one of the key pillars that can position …

Google’s Conversational Search Now Live In Chrome

Google has quietly rolled out its new conversational search feature in the latest version of its Chrome browser for Windows, Mac and Linux.<p>Users that hit up the Google homepage will now see a small microphone symbol in the right-hand side of the search field, as well as at the top of any page …

What Is Organizational Culture? And Why Should We Care?

If you want to provoke a vigorous debate, start a conversation on organizational culture. While there is universal agreement that (1) it exists, and (2) that it plays a crucial role in shaping behavior in organizations, there is little consensus on what organizational culture actually is, never …

10 Insights on Social Media and Blogging Influence: New Research

Blogging started as personal online diaries, Twitter popped up first as an internal podcasting platform and Facebook was born out of a frustrated …