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This library of street drugs predicts mass overdoses

November 11th, 2017 at 10:36 am » Comments Off

Meet the scientists building a library of designer drugs.



Report: These are the fastest-declining jobs in the U.S.

November 1st, 2017 at 1:15 pm » Comments Off

As technology overtakes every industry, the business forecast for jobs like typists, watch repairers, and postal workers over the next decade is bleak, according to a Bloomberg report citing Labor Department data.



When an algorithm helps send you to prison

October 26th, 2017 at 9:12 pm » Comments Off

In 2013, police officers in Wisconsin arrested a man driving a car that had been used in a recent shooting. The man, Eric Loomis, pleaded guilty to attempting to flee an officer, and no contest to operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent. Neither of his crimes mandates prison time.



The immigrant maps of America: Genome study of over 770,000 people reveals the ancestral origins of each part of the country

October 26th, 2017 at 12:39 am » Comments Off

Scientists from AncestryDNA analysed genome-wide genotype data from 774,516 Americans This allowed researchers to identify the genetic ‘clusters’ within, or the genetic communities The study reveals ancestral origins and migration patterns for specific groups across the country



What the future holds for fitness technology

October 22nd, 2017 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

Experts weigh in on what the future holds for fitness trackers. Some emerging fitness technologies could come with detrimental downsides, experts say.



How satellites, drones, and planes are making hedge funds money

October 18th, 2017 at 11:08 am » Comments Off

Orbital Insight is a company that finds “truth and transparency” in the world’s rhythms.



First evidence that online dating is changing the nature of society

October 14th, 2017 at 11:17 am » Comments Off

Dating websites have changed the way couples meet. Now evidence is emerging that this change is influencing levels of interracial marriage and even the stability of marriage itself.



Edible sensor can measure your gut from within

October 13th, 2017 at 1:12 pm » Comments Off

It clings to your intestinal wall to track abnormalities and help diagnose disorders.



Where Americans are most likely to be killed by gun violence

October 3rd, 2017 at 9:33 am » Comments Off

On Sunday night, a gunman killed at least 59 people and injured 527 others on the Las Vegas Strip. The shooter, identified as Stephen Paddock, open fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino into a crowd of thousands below who were attending a country music festival.



Scanning the future, radiologists see their jobs at risk

September 24th, 2017 at 10:19 am » Comments Off

These days, a radiologist at UCSF will go through anywhere from 20 to 100 scans a day, and each scan can have thousands of images to review.



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