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Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all

Turns out smartphones aren’t making millennials grow horns after all

Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal published...
AI can gauge the risk of dying from heart conditions

AI can gauge the risk of dying from heart conditions

AI's ability to predict threats to your health could soon include deadly heart conditions. Researchers at MIT's CSAIL have developed a machine learning system, RiskCardio, that can estimate the risk of death due to cardiovascular...
Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds

Scientists bioprint living tissue in a matter of seconds

Bioprinting holds great potential for repairing injuries, testing drugs or replacing whole organs, but it's currently limited in complexity, viability and speed -- you can't just create tissue on a whim. Soon, though,...
Vape lung has claimed its first victim and the CDC is investigating

Vape lung has claimed its first victim and the CDC is investigating

A person has died from what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention speculate is a vaping-related condition. Nearly 200 other cases of varying severeness have been reported nationwide, described by...
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Facebook’s Libra Association opens Bug Bounty program to everyone

Facebook's Calibra digital wallet isn't scheduled to launch until 2020. But, as you might expect, the organization that was created to protect the Libra...

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