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Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings

Google chief decision scientist Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings

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Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime minister because the Tory MP oversaw “devastating”...
15:26, 06/18/2019

Swanky UES hot spot allegedly Googles guests to keep out poor commoners This place doesn’t let just any Yahoo in. A posh Upper East Side restaurant’s door-policy is so strict staff are required to Google any guests they don’t recognize, and make sure they’re rich or famous enough to grace their dining room, according to ...
05:26, 08/02/2019

CAC's Decision On India Coach Will Be Final, Says CoA Chief Vinod Rai Committee of Administrators chief Vinod Rai said that the interview of shortlisted candidates will happen in the middle of August and the CAC's decision will be final....
23:26, 08/05/2019

Cloudflare Chief Explains Decision to Ban 8Chan, Despite Reservations In a pair of interviews, Cloudflare's chief executive was torn about the decision. On one hand, 8chan was clearly reprehensible. But banning the site could set a bad precedent...
20:13, 08/05/2019

Olympic chief sympathizes with Semenya, respects CAS decision Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Saturday he had sympathy for Caster Semenya but respected the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)'s decision that means the South African athlete will have to reduce her testosterone levels to compete....
08:26, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka names war veteran as army chief, U.S. critical of decision Sri Lanka's President on Monday named war veteran Shavendra Silva as its army chief, drawing sharp criticism from the United States over the appointment of an officer who has been accused of human rights violations....
16:13, 08/19/2019

Uddhav Thackeray's Advice On Decision For Next Maharashtra Chief Minister Maharashtra minister Girish Mahajan's comment that the next chief minister is expected to be from the BJP drew a sharp response from Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray Saturday....
18:52, 06/22/2019

A Swedish scientist suggested the climate crisis could lead people to consider eating human flesh. It's not the first time a scientist has suggested the idea. Michaela Rehle/Reuters Climate change is likely to put stress on our agricultural system and cause severe food shortages in the future. Behavioral scientist Magnus Söderlund recently suggested that because of this, people might one day consider...
03:00, 09/12/2019

"BJP Government Using Section 144 To Hide Shortcomings": Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati on Saturday alleged that the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh was using Section 144 to hide its shortcomings and not allowing anyone to visit Sonbhadra, where 10 people were gunned......
12:26, 07/20/2019

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challe...
20:52, 04/28/2019

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday....
16:52, 07/03/2019

Defence minister Sajjan says he supported chief of defence staff’s decision to suspend Norman Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he supported the chief of defence staff's decision to suspend Vice-Admiral Mark Norman in 2017, more than a year before he was charged with breach of trust for allegedly leaking government secrets about military pr...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Shortcomings of Lampard the manager echo those of Lampard the player | Jonathan Wilson The midfield problems at the root of Frank Lampard’s early defeats as Chelsea manager will have been familiar to anyone who followed the ups and downs of his playing careerC enturies from now, when the world is a wasteland and football exists only in...
06:39, 08/18/2019

'Everything Below the Waist' tackles history, shortcomings of women's health care Author Jennifer Block lays out her argument for why health care needs a feminist revolution in "Everything Below the Waist."        ...
10:52, 07/18/2019

Trump thanks Turkey for release of US scientist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is thanking Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (REH’-jehp TY’-ihp UR’-doh-wahn) for the release of a Turkish-American scientist imprisoned in Turkey for nearly three years. Serkan Golge, ...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Meeting a Russian Scientist? He Might Need to Report on You Russia’s government is trying to put Soviet-style restrictions on scientists’ contact with foreign peers, requiring them to ask permission and report back on meetings....
04:13, 08/15/2019

How to become a data scientist: A cheat sheet If you are interested in pursuing a career in data science, this primer is a good reference for information about salary, hottest job markets, training, and more....
18:13, 05/03/2019

How I became a forensic scientist: Monique Brillhart Monique Brillhart is a latent print examiner with the FBI. She talks about everything from layoffs and Coldplay to drawing upon life experience.        ...
18:13, 05/30/2019

Introducing this week’s new-look New Scientist magazine Welcome to the redesigned New Scientist, with a brighter, fresher feel. All your old favourites are still here and we now have more columns and puzzles. We hope you enjoy it...
23:39, 05/01/2019

The next 'Overwatch' hero is yet another evil scientist Blizzard waited a little longer than fans expected, but it has at last revealed the identity of Overwatch's 31st playable character. Following a couple of mathematical-oriented teasers over the weekend, the developer confirmed rumors and leaks t...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Would an old presidential candidate die in office? This scientist has some answers The crowded field of aging presidential candidates has raised questions about their prospects for good health and longevity. And while there's no crystal ball, one study released Friday provides some insight into how long candidates might live and th...
17:26, 07/26/2019

Humboldt 2.0: Why a scientist born 250 years ago is more relevant than ever Alexander von Humboldt measured everything in sight. Though many of his discoveries are hard to categorize or have been superseded, his holistic view of nature led the way to how we see and understand the world today....
20:13, 09/13/2019

Greek man arrested over American scientist's death Suzanne Eaton, a biologist at Germany's Max Planck, was found dead in an abandoned WWII bunker in the island of Crete. She was a world-renowned scientist in developmental biology....
10:26, 07/16/2019

Implanting AI chips in your mind could cause you to lose yourself, says scientist Last month, Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a neurotechnology company, revealed its plans to develop brain-reading technology over the next few years. One of the goals for Musk’s firm is to eventually implant microchip-devices into the brains of paralyzed peo...
19:00, 08/16/2019

'No health problems with chlorinated chicken' - UK's top scientist There is no 'scientific' reason to ban chlorinated chicken or hormone beef in a post-Brexit trade deal with America, a senior government scientist has told Sky News....
07:39, 08/29/2019

MIT Scientist's Biotech Research Is Called Into Question MIT researcher Dr. Ram Sasisekharan and his team are defending their computer-assisted research against an accusation that they misled the scientific community about the discovery of drugs for the flu and Zika viruses....
22:13, 05/27/2019

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The...
18:00, 05/26/2019

This scientist is digging into the history of Florida’s hurricanes BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the Florida Panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the state is bracing for what comes next. One scientist is digging for those answers underwater. “It’s a relativel...
01:13, 08/21/2019

How Uber is turning everyone in the company into a data scientist Uber has built internal tools and platforms that others in the company can leverage, bringing cutting-edge expertise to anyone within the company.Read More...
23:26, 07/31/2019

Loch Ness Monster may have been giant eel, scientist says Sightings of Scotland's famed Loch Ness Monster could be chalked up to a giant eel lurking in the depths of the Highland lake, a New Zealand scientist said Thursday....
21:39, 09/06/2019

The mad scientist behind America’s mind-control quest with LSD In his mid-20s, future crime kingpin Whitey Bulger spent time in the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary for hijacking and armed robbery. While there, he volunteered to be part of a drug experiment that sought to find a cure for schizophrenia. Or so he was ...
05:01, 09/17/2019

New Scientist joins the Covering Climate Now initiative New Scientist has joined Covering Climate Now, a journalistic collaboration providing extensive coverage of the UN climate action summit taking place this month...
07:39, 09/06/2019

Greek man confesses to rape, murder of U.S. scientist, police say Greek police believe they have found the man who raped and murdered an American biologist whose body was discovered on the island of Crete on July 8, a senior official said on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Suspect confesses in murder of U.S. scientist, Greek police say Greek police believe they have found the killer of an American biologist who was found murdered on the island of Crete on July 8, a source said on Tuesday....
16:13, 07/16/2019

Florida hurricanes predicted by scientist with unique technique Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the community is bracing themselves for what comes next. One scientist with the Florida Gulf Coast University is digging for those answers underwater with a ...
22:52, 08/20/2019

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
18:39, 05/31/2019

U.S. climate scientist removed from job to file whistleblower complaint A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednes...
00:13, 08/15/2019

‘The Lion King’ is a lie that erases the female pride: scientist Some catty critics have said that the characters in the new remake of “The Lion King,” featuring the animal kingdom animated with CGI technology, lack the “charisma” and expressiveness of the original cartoon version. Zoologis...
08:13, 07/13/2019

Cambridge offer for Romanian teen came to UK to be a rocket scientist A Romanian teenager who moved to Britain less than two years ago for a better education has been offered the chance to study at Cambridge University....
15:26, 05/01/2019

Crete 'struggling with shame' after rape and murder of US scientist Lawyer for man who admitted crime says islanders feel sense of responsibility for her deathThe lawyer of a man who has admitted raping and killing the acclaimed American scientist Suzanne Eaton while she attended a conference on Crete says the crime ...
11:52, 07/25/2019

Freed from Turkish jail, former NASA scientist wants to go back to the U.S. Turkish-American former NASA scientist Serkan Golge, newly released from jail in Turkey, said on Thursday he would like to go back to the United States and get his job back, but the terms of his probation won't allow it....
21:26, 05/30/2019

British scientist's body found after she disappeared in Greece during a run The body of British scientist Natalie Christopher has been found in Greece after she vanished while out on a run on Monday, police said on Wednesday....
10:26, 08/08/2019

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro....
20:13, 08/03/2019

New Scientist 50 years ago: The first test-tube babies, sort of It was still 10 years before IVF would be used successfully in humans – and that wasn’t on our radar when we reported on the first lab conceptions using mice...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Body of missing American scientist found in Crete The body of missing 59-year-old American scientist Suzanne Eaton was found in a cave at the port city of Chania, Crete, Monday evening, the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics said....
19:52, 07/09/2019

Police to charge suspect in US scientist’s slaying in Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete say a 27-year-old man will be charged with murder in the slaying of American scientist Suzanne Eaton, whose body was found last week in a tunnel...
13:52, 07/16/2019

American scientist who vanished in Greece found dead A scientist from California who disappeared a week ago while attending a conference in Greece has been found dead, authorities and her employer said Tuesday. Greek authorities said they recovered a body inside a World War II bunker in the town of Cha...
04:26, 07/10/2019

Why This Scientist Keeps Receiving Packages of Serial Killers’ Hair Getting sufficient DNA out of a rootless hair has long been considered impossible. A scientist, better known for work with ancient fossils, has figured it out. It’s a game-changer for crime and surveillance....
04:39, 09/17/2019

Meet the computer scientist who saved Bletchley Park Tucked away in an estate in Buckinghamshire, England, is a 19th-century mansion. You wouldn’t be able to tell from the outside, but this mansion, named Bletchley Park, was the central home to Alan Turing’s team of WWII codebreakers, the team of crypt...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Australian scientist to launch cancer cells into space After just one day in zero gravity conditions, researchers found over 80% of cancer cells died in a trial. Now, their plan is to send them to space. The initial results confirm earlier findings from German researchers....
20:00, 08/30/2019

Top Hungarian scientist appeals against overhaul of academic research The president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) has appealed to the Constitutional Court to strike down a reform that strips his august institution of its research network, part of government plans to tighten state control over academic life...
13:13, 09/04/2019

Scientist Dream of a Future Where Your AC Unit Sucks Carbon Out of the Sky Air conditioners require lots of energy to run, meaning they result in lots of greenhouse gas emissions. But maybe they don’t have to? In a recently published Nature paper, researchers with the Institute for Micro Process Engineering in Germany have ...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Scientist to politicians: End oil, farm subsidies to save planet Robert Watson chose his favorite accessories to deliver the scientific community’s starkest warning yet over the accelerating demise of Earth's life support systems: a tie with a dodo pattern, and cufflinks engraved with designs of tiny watches....
01:26, 05/07/2019

Trump Names Counterterrorism Chief As Acting National Intelligence Chief President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Centre, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
08:00, 08/09/2019

Nick Berry interview — A data scientist confronts his own mortality Nick Berry, a former Facebook data scientist, has stage IV cancer. He doesn't know how much time he has, but he hopes to see his kids finish high school.Read More...
02:52, 09/04/2019

Renowned Scientist Hopes To Find Stranger Who Helped Him 3 Decades Ago A groundbreaking scientist, Mahmoud Ghannoum, has been telling the story for almost 30 years, how one generous act by a stranger in Washington made his remarkable life possible....
12:52, 09/17/2019

Scientist says Loch Ness monster may be giant eel after water DNA test Neil Gemmell from the University of Otago in New Zealand says the project found a surprisingly high amount of eel DNA in the water where Loch Ness is said to reside....
05:39, 09/06/2019

NASA scientist shuts down Hinge match who joked she must be ‘the receptionist’ A woman with a Ph.D. in planetary science has called out a man she matched with on the dating app Hinge after the potential suitor joked that the woman’s real-life work experience at NASA was likely as “the receptionist.”...
00:13, 08/17/2019

Greek police find body of missing British scientist The body of Natalie Christopher has been found on the island of Ikaria. Greek police had sent a specialist unit to aid the search after the astrophysicist went missing....
19:13, 08/07/2019

U.S. scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into an abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
21:00, 07/16/2019

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed that he had been released....
22:52, 05/29/2019

Top California scientist was on dive ship, presumed dead: governor A senior environmental scientist and her husband were on the dive boat that caught fire and sank off the coast, California's governor said on Thursday, and are presumed to be among the 34 people killed in one of the state's worst maritime disasters....
01:13, 09/06/2019

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to the US for a prestigious visiting scientist position was arrested on arrival and remains in detentio...
23:39, 07/07/2019

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with J...
18:00, 05/18/2019

MIT scientist resigns over emails discussing academic linked to Epstein Emails written by Richard Stallman leakedMassachusetts college at center of storm over Epstein fundingThe computer scientist Richard Stallman has resigned from MIT and the Free Software Foundation (FSF), which he founded and led, after leaked emails ...
21:39, 09/17/2019

Police charge suspect in the murder of US scientist who disappeared in Greece Suzanne Eaton disappeared July 2 while jogging, setting off a massive search that ended five days later when her battered body was found.        ...
02:39, 07/17/2019

Stephen Colbert on Ben Carson: ‘Not a rocket scientist, only a brain surgeon’ Late-night hosts poked fun at the housing secretary’s Oreo error and the possibility of Trump’s case being seen by Merrick GarlandLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s latest failure in court and the prospect of one of his cases being seen by th...
20:39, 05/22/2019

Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Zappos lead data scientist Ameen Kazerouni talked about how his team successfully implemented semantic search.Read More...
09:26, 07/18/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robo...
05:39, 05/17/2019

A Quarry Is Actually A 3D Map Of The Ancient Egyptian Underworld, Suggests Polish Scientist Ancient Egyptians are well known for their creation of vast architectural structures which penetrate the skies and each one required a thorough understanding of the universal dynamics of breadth, width, and height. ...
18:26, 07/02/2019

Human Bodies Move Significantly Over A Year After Death, Scientist Says An Australian scientist has proved that human bodies move around significantly for more than a year after death, in findings that could have implications for detectives and pathologists around the......
15:39, 09/14/2019

Kedarnath, Badrinath Shifting Due To High Footfall? False, Says Scientist Rumours of a shift in the position of Kedarnath and Badrinath temples due to high footfall of pilgrims are false, said Dr Sushil Kumar, Scientist, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Uttarakhand......
20:26, 06/29/2019

Pen-chewing research wins Ig Nobel prize for German scientist A German scientist was awarded an Ig Nobel prize for discovering that holding a pen in your mouth does not bring joy. Other winners proved that one testicle is warmer than the other and that banknotes spread disease....
20:13, 09/13/2019

Greek volunteers tell of finding UK scientist's body on island of Ikaria Rescuers passed close to where Natalie Christopher’s body lay several times, leader saysVolunteers who joined the search for Natalie Christopher, the British astrophysicist whose body was found in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria, have describe...
21:39, 08/09/2019

Edmonton a key battleground in 2019 federal election: political scientist While Calgary is expected to go blue in this election, one MacEwan University professor believes the Alberta capital will be the site of some very highly contested battles....
19:52, 09/10/2019

Greek man detained in US scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete have detained a man in the killing of an American scientist who was reported missing and later was found dead in an abandoned bunker used by the Nazis during World War II, it was reported Monday....
00:52, 07/16/2019

Nils Nilsson, 86, Dies; Scientist Helped Robots Find Their Way He was part of a Stanford team whose work in artificial intelligence has found its way into smartphones, Siri and other hallmarks of the algorithmic age....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Greek man detained in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton A 27-year-old Greek man has confessed to killing the California scientist found dead last week in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete, according to a report on Monday. The man, who hasn’t been named, was detained on Monday i...
02:26, 07/16/2019

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government crackdown....
04:52, 05/30/2019

Greek police question suspect over death of American scientist Greek police were questioning a 27-year-old man over the death of an American scientist whose body was found on the island of Crete last week, police sources there said on Monday....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Grisly details emerge in death of US scientist Suzanne Eaton in Greece A local resident of Crete was charged with murder after admitting he assaulted an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island, police said.        ...
19:00, 07/16/2019

How a Chinese Scientist Broke the Rules to Create the First Gene-Edited Babies Dr. He Jiankui, seeking glory for his nation and justice for HIV-positive parents, kept his experiment secret from a doctor, deceived a hospital, ignored Western peers’ warnings and faked a test in creating the world’s first known gene-edited human b...
02:39, 05/11/2019

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said Wednesday....
21:39, 07/10/2019

A Political Scientist Caused Confusion By Making Up A Donald Trump Quote President Donald Trump again called for libel laws to be changed after a prominent political scientist and think tank leader made up a quote and attributed it to Trump....
04:39, 05/28/2019

Scientist suggests eating human flesh to fight climate change A Swedish scientist speaking at Stockholm summit last week offered an unusual possible tactic in combating global climate change: eating human flesh. Stockholm School of Economics professor and researcher Magnus Soderlund reportedly said he believes ...
07:26, 09/10/2019

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10:13, 06/12/2019

U.S. scientist to file whistleblower complaint after agency halts his climate work A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday....
03:00, 08/15/2019

American scientist Suzanne Eaton found dead in Greece after going missing Suzanne Eaton was found dead on the Greek island of Crete where she went missing during a work conference.        ...
18:00, 07/09/2019

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
16:52, 07/16/2019

When The Allies Wanted A German Nuclear Scientist Dead, They Sent A Ballplayer To Kill Him The following is an excerpt from The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb, by Sam Kean. The book is out today and can be purchased here....
18:39, 07/09/2019

Body found in search for British scientist who went missing during run on Greek island The hunt for a missing astrophysicist on a Greek island came to an end on Wednesday afternoon after the body of a British-Cypriot woman was discovered not far from where she was staying, according to local media....
19:39, 08/07/2019

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
04:00, 08/14/2019

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on Amazon, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping up a “brutal, fast” assault on the Brazilian Amazon with the blessing of the far-right president Jair...
12:26, 08/09/2019

MIT scientist resigns over Jeffrey Epstein comments he calls 'misunderstandings and mischaracterizations' The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist who said the alleged sex-abuse victims of an associate of deceased convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein were “entirely willing" has resigned....
14:00, 09/17/2019

With Artemis, NASA at risk of repeating Apollo mistakes, scientist warns Enlarge / The surface of the Moon as seen from Apollo 11 while in lunar orbit. (credit: NASA) In the nearly five months that have passed since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return humans to the Moon by 2024, the space agency has made...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Greek suspect blames porn addiction for California scientist’s murder A 27-year-old Greek son of a priest blamed a porn overload for raping and killing a California scientist who vanished from a conference in Crete, local authorities said. Giannis Paraskakis, who confessed to the murder of 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton, to...
18:26, 07/17/2019

Men are better than women at reading maps because they played with Lego as kids, scientist claims The stereotype that men are better than women at reading maps is true, a brain expert has claimed, but only because they played with Lego as children....
19:39, 05/29/2019

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters Turkey has released U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from prison, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing in relations with Washington....
22:52, 05/29/2019

Rogue Chinese scientist made 'foolish' choice in gene-edited babies A rogue Chinese scientist who caused outrage last year when he said he had created the world's first "gene-edited" babies in an attempt to protect them from HIV may also have put them at risk with a "foolish" choice of gene, experts said on Monday....
19:00, 06/03/2019

A political scientist caused confusion when he made up a Trump quote. The president noticed. A prominent political commentator tweeted a made-up comment he said Trump made about Joe Biden and North Korea. The president made another call for tighter libel laws in response....
18:52, 05/27/2019

Ousted Novartis scientist 'categorically denies' wrongdoing in data manipulation scandal The FDA's recent report that Novartis knowingly relied on manipulated data in a drug's application has put pressure on its CEO Vas Narasimhan....
04:26, 08/21/2019

Greek police suspect foul play in death of US scientist who taught in Germany Suzanne Eaton's body was found in a disused military bunker on Crete one week after she went missing. Authorities have now said that they believe a "criminal act" led to her death....
01:26, 07/11/2019

US scientist was suffocated in Greece, body found covered with burlap in Nazi-era bunker An American scientist who went missing last week in Greece before she was found dead in an abandoned World War II bunker was suffocated, authorities said Wednesday as new details were revealed about where her body was discovered....
15:52, 07/11/2019

Greek investigators probe crucial piece of evidence in American scientist’s killing Authorities are probing a crucial piece of evidence left behind in the abandoned World War II bunker in Greece where an American scientist was found dead last week, according to a new report. Though no information about the nature of the evidence was...
19:39, 07/15/2019

Missing scientist Natalie Christopher may have been crushed by rocks after falling into ravine: reports British scientist Dr. Natalie Christopher — who vanished during a morning run on the Greek island of Ikaria — may have been crushed by large rocks after falling into a ravine, according to new reports. Authorities have confirmed that Christopher’s bo...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Scientist says tropical fish documented by divers signals warming Atlantic waters Boris Worm of Dalhousie University - who has also been a diver for decades - says the seahorses, spotfin butterfly fish and bluespotted cornetfish would once have been considered a rarity in Nova Scotia....
09:52, 08/03/2019

Could Humans Become Immortal by 2045? Immortality has been a dream of human beings since the dawn of time. Mankind´s fascination with cheating death is reflected in scientific records, mythology and folklore dating back at least to ancient Egypt. Some have sought the secrets of immortali...
17:26, 07/30/2019

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
08:13, 06/22/2019

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans? Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially become too hot to be inhabitable....
05:52, 07/04/2019

Humans Will Never Colonize Mars The suggestion that humans will soon set up bustling, long-lasting colonies on Mars is something many of us take for granted. What this lofty vision fails to appreciate, however, are the monumental—if not intractable—challenges awaiting colonists who...
18:39, 07/30/2019

Crete coroners suspect foul play in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton An American scientist found dead after she went missing on the island of Crete for more than a week had been suffocated, local police said Wednesday....
03:39, 07/11/2019

Pollution and Climate Change Are Making Mount Everest More Dangerous for Climbers, U.S. Scientist Warns (KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers, a U.S. scientist who spent week...
18:13, 06/04/2019

Body of missing British scientist found on Greek island in ravine days after she disappeared during run The body of a British-Cypriot astrophysicist was discovered Wednesday in a ravine on Greek island two days after she went missing while out jogging, officials said....
21:13, 08/07/2019

I'm a scientist. Under Trump I lost my job for refusing to hide climate crisis facts | Maria Caffrey I was a climate scientist in a climate-denying administration – and it cost me my jobThe Trump administration’s hostility towards climate science is not new. Interior climate staffer Joel Clement’s reassignment and the blocking of intelligence aide R...
11:52, 07/25/2019

Mercedes F1 Dominance 'Boring,' Says One of Few Humans Able to Do Something About That Recently, Ferrari Formula One driver and four-time champion Sebastian Vettel made a bold claim, sending shockwaves through an unsuspecting community: That the Mercedes F1 team’s dominance is “boring.” Vettel also happens to be one of the few people ...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Hanging Out With Humans Makes This Bird Bad at Its Job The weka, a flightless bird in New Zealand, brings plants to new areas by eating their fruit and excreting the seeds. But some choose to stick close to humans and their food, limiting their range....
15:39, 08/30/2019

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. 2019) A few fossilized bones from the back of a skull may prove that our species spread into Euras...
21:26, 07/10/2019

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Humans Are the Prey in the First Trailer for The Hunt It’s been several years since Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wrote something for the big screen. That wait is now over, though, and he’s back with a story about a world that feels far too plausible and even more terrifying. Read more......
21:13, 07/13/2019

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a whole planet...
08:13, 08/18/2019

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with instituti...
20:26, 07/05/2019

UN: Humans accelerating extinction of species A new United Nations science report says nature is in trouble and 1 million species of plants and animals are at risk of going extinct. (May 6)        ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a prohibited substance in any food for humans or animals....
22:13, 08/17/2019

Can we humans save ourselves from self-destruction? | Letters Richard Middleton, Robin Russell-Jones, Judith Wright, Tom Fyans, Richard Aldwinckle, John Nissen, and Mayer Hillman respond to the latest dire warnings from scientists and policymakers on biodiversity and climate changeEduardo Brondizio’s observatio...
19:39, 05/07/2019

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in ent...
10:13, 08/14/2019

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. She and her team have discov...
18:00, 06/27/2019

In This Excerpt From Chuck Wendig's New Sci-Fi Thriller, Wanderers, a Scientist Begins to Realize the World's in Deep Trouble Chuck Wendig is a name you’ll recognize if you’re a fan of Star Wars novels (or follow the ins and outs of Star Wars comics). But he also does plenty of work beyond the galaxy far, far, away—including his epic new sci-fi thriller, Wanderers, which is...
07:13, 07/02/2019

Swedish scientist floats eating human flesh as solution to global climate change: reports A Swedish scientist speaking at Stockholm summit last week offered an unusual possible tactic in combating global climate change: eating human flesh....
14:39, 09/09/2019

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with t...
09:39, 06/13/2019

Dog Disease Contagious To Humans Found In Iowa Multiple cases of canine brucellosis in central Iowa. This disease, which can be passed on to humans, is often spread through contact with infected birthing tissue and objects that have infected fluids on them. “So that’s why we treat it ...
07:52, 05/15/2019

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
19:00, 05/23/2019

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
23:00, 07/06/2019

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
09:26, 06/12/2019

Humans should worry us more than machines, says founding father of AI Yoshua Bengio is one of the pioneering developers of artificial intelligence and winner of computing’s "Nobel prize". His optimism about machines doesn’t extend to humanity...
08:52, 06/11/2019

The AI-created humans in this video look disturbingly real For all the scary talk about what nefarious deeds AI will be capable of one day, a geeky fight that tends to spark debate about whether the technology is a net positive or could eventually bring about the destruction of humanity, there’s at least one...
20:13, 05/06/2019

Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans Enlarge / Representation of some of the behaviors developed by the FTW algorithm. (credit: Deep Mind) Google's AI subsidiary Deep Mind has built its reputation building systems that learn to play games by playing each other, starting with little mo...
05:26, 05/31/2019

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Humans were altering the planet as early as 2000 B.C. According to a new study, the Anthropocene began some 4,000 years earlier than previously thought. Archaeological data suggests humans were responsible for significant land-cover changes as early as 2000 B.C....
10:39, 09/01/2019

Under the skin: How Tesla is making cars think like humans Tesla developed its own processor specifically for neural networking and autonomous driving. It’s called the Full Self-Driving Computer (FSD) Autonomous cars must interpret and react to situations as a human driver would. Here's how that will work ...
02:00, 08/26/2019

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple U...
19:13, 07/03/2019

Canine brucellosis: What you need to know about the dog disease that can spread to humans After state officials confirmed cases of the disease at a breeding facility in Marion County, here's what you should know about Brucella canis.        ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
17:00, 06/18/2019

Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change? A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solutions....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
14:49, 04/28/2019

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting star?When you’re watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it’s hard to escape the feeling th...
11:39, 07/08/2019

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
03:52, 07/05/2019

Buzz Aldrin says humans really need to move to Mars Buzz Aldrin believes its high-time humans were sent to Mars. The 89-year-old Apollo 11 astronaut argued that the US should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of humanity, in an op-ed ...
18:52, 05/06/2019

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence of prehistoric cannabis consumption. In a new Science Advances report, researchers reveal that chemi...
17:52, 06/13/2019

Microplastics in water not harmful to humans, says WHO report Experts find no proof minuscule particles are a threat to health but say more research is neededMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by...
04:00, 08/22/2019

As RPA evolves, humans will increasingly take a back seat In the deep and wide future of the fast-developing RPA market, there will be fewer humans but a larger business impact across North America.Read More...
01:26, 07/29/2019

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
17:13, 06/28/2019

Dog disease that can jump to humans was found in Iowa Having a sick dog can be a serious bummer. It hurts to see a pet in pain or any kind of discomfort, but normally a sick dog doesn’t pose a risk to your own health. However, some diseases can jump between dogs and humans, and one such illness wa...
07:13, 05/14/2019

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
18:26, 07/16/2019

What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet) Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. "We're the fat primates," said Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. ...
11:13, 06/28/2019

Human ancestors ate other humans because they were easier to catch Cannibal human ancestors would kill and eat each other because it was “more cost-effective” than catching animals, a new study claims. Researchers found archaeological evidence in Spain that was said to show “unquestionable signs of...
18:00, 05/10/2019

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes....
04:13, 06/18/2019

Poll: Two in Five Americans Still Believe God Created Humans 10,000 Years Ago A new Gallup poll shows that 40 percent of American adults comply to a strict view of creationism, in which God brought humans into existence within the last 10,000 years. More encouragingly, a record number of Americans now say God had absolutely no...
10:26, 07/27/2019

If humans vanished overnight, what would happen to the planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsIf all of humanity were to vanish from the Earth overnight, say next weekend, ...
10:13, 08/14/2019

Watch HBO for Free With Its New 'Recommended by Humans' Tool Now you don’t need an HBO subscription to watch some of HBO’s most popular programs. Today the network launched a new “Recommended By Humans” tool that will allow anyone to stream over 50 free episodes, movies, and documentaries—provided they were re...
15:39, 08/08/2019

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the trip in July...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Humans Have Been Drinking Animal Milk for At Least 6,000 Years Researchers have found the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption anywhere in the world in the teeth of prehistoric British farmers.  ...
20:39, 09/11/2019

More Mobile Phones Than Humans In The World: Report Thanks to the Internet and its affordability, the world recorded more mobile phones than the people using it, according to the latest data from the United Nations' International Telecommunications......
09:39, 05/01/2019

Man, the humans in this AI-created video look jaw-droppingly real For all the scary talk about what nefarious deeds AI will be capable of one day, a geeky fight that tends to spark debate about whether the technology is a net positive or could eventually bring about the destruction of humanity, there’s at lea...
23:00, 05/04/2019

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
04:26, 06/14/2019

Hanging Out With Humans Makes This Seed-Eating Bird Bad at Its Job The weka, a flightless bird in New Zealand, brings plants to new areas by eating their fruit and excreting the seeds. But some choose to stick close to humans and their food, limiting their range....
15:39, 08/29/2019

Waymo's self-driving tech needs one big thing to succeed: More humans Despite aggressive technical strides, Waymo needs one thing before its self-driving cars become a seriously useful transportation system: people. We talked to the ones closest to it....
17:00, 08/17/2019

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
02:52, 06/11/2019

New Zealand bars humans from swimming with bottlenose dolphins New Zealand wildlife officials have banned tourists from swimming with bottlenose dolphins, saying the practice has made a significant impact on the animals' resting and feeding behavior....
23:13, 08/30/2019

Artifacts in Idaho may be earliest evidence of humans in America Scientists say they’ve found artifacts in Idaho that indicate people were living there around 16,000 years ago, providing new evidence that the first Americans entered their new home by following the Pacific coast....
18:26, 08/30/2019

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
05:52, 07/18/2019

This massive bird may have lived alongside early humans That’s one hell of a drumstick! A very big bird, weighing about a half-ton and standing nearly 12 feet tall — the first of its size ever discovered in the northern hemisphere — may have lived alongside early humans, who feasted on i...
22:00, 06/27/2019

AI learns to gamble illogically like humans to predict our behaviour Artificial intelligence trained on human-made gambling decisions has picked up our illogical habits,which could help machines better predict human behaviour...
13:52, 06/23/2019

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

‘Puppy dog eyes’ were developed to appeal to humans: study NEW YORK — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of th...
13:52, 06/18/2019

Lizarding to lingering: how humans really behave in public spaces The researchers behind The Field Guide to Urban Plazas decided to study the public behaviour of human beings in New York City, an update on William H Whyte’s pioneering work from 1980, The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces. From ‘roosting’ to ‘school...
14:13, 08/01/2019

Humans could one day live inside lava tubes on the Moon Volcanic eruptions formed lava tubes on the moon’s surface, and Purdue University’s Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats team hopes they may be durable enough for human habitats.       ...
23:52, 07/17/2019

Report: One million species threatened with extinction because of humans (CNN) – One million of the planet’s eight million species are threatened with extinction by humans, scientists warned Monday in what is described as the most comprehensive assessment of global nature loss ever. Their landmark report paint...
22:26, 05/06/2019

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don’t feel confident in the ability of a machine to get them around safely, even if a self-driving...
07:39, 07/05/2019

Humans Dominated Earth Earlier Than Previously Thought Archaeologists worldwide pooled their knowledge of past land use — and pushed back the date when human farming and other practices began altering the planet....
20:52, 08/29/2019

13 photos that show how humans have changed the world's forests Andre Penner, File/AP Illegal logging and mining in the Amazon rain forest cause drastic levels of deforestation. Disappearing forests push endangered wildlife into populated areas. Deliberately burning forests to develop the land can cause heavy ai...
23:39, 08/29/2019

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
19:13, 07/17/2019

Why biodiversity loss hurts humans as much as climate change A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction, and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic effects on people as well as nature....
17:13, 05/06/2019

Humans are listening to some of your Skype calls and Cortana interactions Some of our worst assumptions about smart speakers, digital assistants and internet phone services are coming true, as Microsoft has admitted that both Microsoft employees and contractors may listen to your Skype calls and voice interactions with its...
23:52, 08/14/2019

Wild simulation shows how humans could colonize the Milky Way NASA’s Global Trajectory Optimization Competition aimed to find the most efficient way to colonize 100,000 star systems. The ESA Advanced Concepts Team's take on it is pretty sweet.       ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car parts. In a replica of a factory floor setting, the team rigged up a robot on rails, designed to deli...
11:26, 06/11/2019

Monster penguins the size of humans once roamed New Zealand Scientists in New Zealand have found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Did prehistoric supernovas force humans to stand on their own two feet? Lightning isn’t just an awesome weather phenomenon. New research suggests a spectacular show of strikes may have played a pivotal role in human evolution. A paper published in the Journal of Geology claims that a “supernovae,” which...
21:39, 05/29/2019

Humans Began Mass Ecological Destruction 3,000 Years Ago A new paper with 250 scientific authors suggests human beings had impacted Earth’s fragile ecosystems much earlier and to a far greater extent than currently believed. ...
18:52, 08/30/2019

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handse...
07:39, 05/23/2019

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living planet...
21:52, 08/03/2019

Humans couldn't pronounce 'f' and 'v' sounds before farming developed The development of agriculture in the Neolithic transformed world languages thanks to softer food – a finding that resolves a long-standing puzzle of the origin of speech sounds...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Amazon's warehouse robots won't replace humans for at least a decade Are you worried your job is going to be taken by a robot? You needn't be if you work for Amazon, which has dismissed the idea of fully-automated warehouses becoming a reality any time soon. According to Amazon's director of robotics fulfilm...
14:00, 05/02/2019

How humans evolved to be both shockingly violent and super-cooperative The origins of our paradoxical nature lie in murder and self-domestication. It's a weird story that may even explain why our species came into existence...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
07:13, 07/03/2019

Cosy up with the Neanderthals, the first humans to make a house a home Meet the Stone Age people who liked nothing better than spending time indoors around the fire, doing a spot of DIY and having friends over for dinner...
14:53, 04/28/2019

The Bright Side of Humans Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Recordings Over the past few months, a waterfall of details about how companies handle voice recordings has poured into the news. First, there was news that Amazon hired thousands of contractors to review Alexa commands. Apple and Google were doing the same thi...
13:26, 08/18/2019

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state of our planet. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report focuses on how huma...
14:26, 08/08/2019

'Zombie' deer disease might put humans at risk, epidemiologists say A fatal so-called "zombie" disease swiftly spreading in the United States and Canada among deer, elk and moose might put humans at risk if they eat diseased venison, scientists say....
18:26, 08/23/2019

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older...
15:39, 07/11/2019

The secret was in the trees. Humans are making droughts worse The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of human-caused global warming on drought.        ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

Enigmatic Beluga whale off Norway staying near humans COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway wearing a harness that suggests links to Russia appears to be enjoying staying near humans. Joergen Ree Wiig, of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries, told The Associated Press “...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Prominent historian says humans will eventually merge with machines "In the future, it is likely that the smartphone will not be separated from you at all. It may be embedded in your body or brain, constantly scanning your biometric data and your emotions," Yuval Harari, a professor of history at the Hebrew Universit...
09:39, 07/12/2019

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will change the very process of thinking...
15:13, 08/22/2019

Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say Environmental organizations and researchers say the wildfires blazing in the Brazilian rainforest were set by cattle ranchers and loggers who want to clear and utilize the land, emboldened by the country's pro-business president....
14:26, 08/22/2019

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.Th...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Don't touch that deer: Some too used to humans are known to attack, biologist says When a buck showed up on a Michigan beach over the Fourth of July weekend, beachgoers were eager to film, photograph and even pet the animal.        ...
22:26, 07/09/2019

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading...
14:00, 06/24/2019

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
08:39, 05/23/2019

Humans Made This Planet Hell. Hopefully We Can Help Some Species Adapt A new UN report paints a dire portrait of Earth's human-made biodiversity crisis. But with new genetic techniques in conservation, perhaps we can help save species before it's too late....
14:13, 05/09/2019

Madagascar forest destruction is wiping out humans’ tiniest relative KIRINDY FOREST, Madagascar — As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagascar, driving humanity’s smallest relative — the Madame Berthe’s mo...
20:26, 09/06/2019

Humans A Major Factor In the Extinction of Giant Cave Bears Until 25,000 years ago, Europe was home to some of the largest mammals, that ever lived. One of the most remarkable of the megafauna was the gigantic cave bear.  ...
05:00, 08/16/2019

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits co...
10:39, 05/22/2019

Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe them out...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Half-tonne birds may have roamed Europe at same time as humans Huge thigh bone in Crimean cave belonged to largest bird found in northern hemisphereGiant flightless birds that dwarfed modern ostriches and weighed nearly half a tonne roamed Europe when the first archaic humans arrived from Africa, scientists say....
11:52, 06/27/2019

Humans crawled through a cave 14,000 years ago. We can still see their perfectly preserved footprints. About 14,000 years ago, a party of five barefoot people — two adults, one preteen and two children — walked and even crawled through a dark passageway in a cave, according to a new study that analyzed the hand- and footprints these individuals left b...
08:26, 05/16/2019

First chlamydia vaccine tested in humans shows early promise The first chlamydia vaccine to be tested in humans has been shown to be safe, and may protect against the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. Research teams in Denmark and the United Kingdom reported findings Monday fro...
15:53, 08/13/2019

Times Insider: To Tell the Story of Biodiversity Loss, Make It About Humans The authors of a sweeping United Nations report on species in danger of extinction faced the same question I often do in reporting: Why should anyone care about the loss of nature?...
12:39, 05/10/2019

Monkey Closes Tap After Drinking Water. A Lesson For Humans, Says Twitter A viral video shows a monkey drinking water from a tap. While that in itself is not remarkable, the fact that the monkey closed the tap after drinking from it has impressed social media users to no......
19:52, 08/05/2019

Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly, the car detects a moose charging out of the woods and alerts you to take the wheel. Once you look back at the ro...
00:00, 08/08/2019

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it's gone Until recently we didn’t know how much plastic was piling up around us. When we found out, the picture wasn’t prettyGlobal investigation reveals where America’s plastic goes Continue reading......
09:00, 06/24/2019

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
17:52, 06/28/2019

Iowa confirms cases of disease that can be passed from dogs to humans The Iowa State Veterinarian confirmed "multiple" cases of Canine Crucellosis, a disease that can be transmitted from infected dogs to humans and other animals....
03:13, 05/14/2019

Sex robots ‘kiss exactly like humans’ after AI upgrade as customer vows he’s ‘attached’ SEX robots will kiss exactly like humans in less than two years with one customer claiming he’s already “attached” to his doll, according to a manufacturer....
23:39, 08/09/2019

Genetic research blames humans for prehistoric bear demise A genetic study has revealed that the extinction of prehistoric cave bears was a result of human encroachment and not climate cooling, as was earlier thought. The gigantic cave bear went extinct about 20,000 years ago....
21:00, 08/16/2019

UN climate report: Humans must change nutrition habits, land use We must eat less meat and more plant-based food, as well as immediately change the way we manage land and produce food in order to limit global warming, UN scientists warned in a major report released Thursday. The report by the UN’s Intergover...
21:39, 08/08/2019

Madagascar forest destruction wiping out humans' tiniest relative As a shocked world watches fires ravage the Amazon, slash-and-burn farmers are wreaking proportionally worse destruction half a world away in Madagascar, driving humanity's smallest relative - the Madame Berthe’s mouse lemur - to extinction....
13:39, 09/06/2019

Ancient cave bears were pushed to extinction by humans, not climate Cave bears no longer exist. They went extinct tens of thousands of years ago, and all we have left of the massive ancient creatures are fossils. Figuring exactly why they disappeared has proven to be a significant challenge for researchers, with some...
03:00, 08/17/2019

Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime's neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland live uneasily alongside humans in Carnival Row, the new "neo-Victorian noir" fantasy series ...
10:13, 08/07/2019

Destroy All Humans hands-on — A remake with pretty landscapes and mean aliens Destroy All Humans is THQ Nordic's zany remake of the 2005 original. This time, the art work looks a lot better, thanks to Black Forest Games.Read More...
06:52, 06/08/2019

Chinese Fantastic Beasts: The Taotie Demon Who Eats Humans A strange animal that preys upon unsuspecting travelers, who devours them but cannot swallow them, may be representative of the human sin of gluttony, as the taotie, a Chinese mythological fantastic beast seems to symbolize.  ...
19:13, 05/03/2019

Epstein reportedly hoped to develop super-race of humans with his DNA Registered sex offender hoped to seed human race with his DNA by impregnating 20 women at a time, New York Times reportsJeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier accused of sex trafficking, planned to develop an improved super-race of humans using genet...
19:00, 08/01/2019

The Rocket That Took Humans to the Moon Will Be Projected on the Washington Monument Next Week The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is coming up on July 20 and there are events being held all around Washington D.C. to celebrate. One of the coolest events will be at the Washington Monument, where a full-scale, 363-foot Saturn V rocket will ...
19:39, 07/10/2019

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on t...
19:52, 07/24/2019

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Humans are good at smelling cheese thanks to special smell receptors Humans are good at smelling cheese, sweat, and sweet odours because we have more receptors for them than anything else, probably to help us choose which foods to eat...
01:52, 08/01/2019

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group ...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone...
21:39, 07/11/2019

Humans Inhabited the Amazon 7,500 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought Humans settled in southwestern Amazonia and even experimented with agriculture much earlier than previously thought, according to an international team of researchers. ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Netflix may finally let actual humans pick which titles you see, instead of an algorithm Netflix has racked up tens of millions of subscribers around the world because of how easy the service is to use and for the volume of content it puts right at your fingertips. It’s so easy to fall down a binge-watch rabbit hole and spend hours...
01:13, 08/26/2019

Oxford University academic says aliens are already breeding with humans on Earth An Oxford University academic says aliens are breeding with humans to produce a hyrid species capable of saving the planet from major disasters like climate change and nuclear war....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Eric Cantona speech: humans 'will become eternal' – unless crime or war intervene Former star baffles audience at the Uefa Champions League draw by quoting from King Lear, before concluding: ‘I love football’Given previous form, perhaps it should be no surprise that Eric Cantona has again prompted bafflement with a philosophical m...
06:26, 08/30/2019

Beluga spotted wearing mysterious harness likes being near humans COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway wearing a harness that suggests links to Russia appears to be enjoying staying near humans. Joergen Ree Wiig, of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries, told The Associated Press “it w...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest in a string of privacy concern......
00:52, 07/12/2019

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
11:00, 06/11/2019

One million species risk extinction due to humans, says draft UN report "Half-a-million to a million species are projected to be threatened with extinction, many within decades," says new report, yet to be publicly released....
14:49, 04/28/2019

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.“Wonderful feeling to be back at launch pad 39A...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Humans and volcanoes caused nearly all of global heating in past 140 years New study confirms natural cycles play little role in global temperature trends and tackles discrepancies in previous modelsEmissions from fossil fuels and volcanoes can explain nearly all of the changes in Earth’s surface temperatures over the past ...
11:52, 05/30/2019

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
10:00, 05/02/2019

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
00:26, 06/06/2019

Capgemini: Consumers increasingly prefer voice and chat assistants to humans The Capgemini Research Institute today released a report that says users are showing a clear preference for voice and chat assistants over humans agents.Read More...
04:52, 09/06/2019

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
20:13, 05/23/2019

Humans arrived in Americas earlier than thought, new Idaho artifacts suggest Stone tools recovered from an archaeological dig in western Idaho suggest humans were living in the region at least 16,000 years ago, 1,000 years earlier than previously thought....
17:39, 08/30/2019

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
11:13, 06/28/2019

Apple Admits a Small Portion of Siri Recordings Are Heard by Humans Apple allows Siri recordings to be heard by contractors as part of a process called "grading", which improves the efficacy of the voice assistant, a report claims....
14:00, 07/27/2019

Genetic study implicates humans in demise of prehistoric cave bear Genetic research that reconstructed the past population dynamics of the cave bear, a prominent prehistoric denizen of Europe, implicates Homo sapiens rather than climate cooling in the Ice Age extinction of these brawny plant-loving beasts....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ancestors of humans rose up on two legs and, from ...
15:52, 05/28/2019

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
22:52, 06/12/2019

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study Well, here’s one way to cut down on personal debt. Humans are gobbling up around 5 grams of microplastics in their weekly diets — or about as much as your ATM card, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Newcastle, Aus...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
22:26, 07/17/2019

Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows Enlarge (credit: Getty | Sebastien Bozon) A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in 2018 may have been spurred by a sharp rise in the use of certain antibiotics in cows a year earlier, ...
07:39, 08/24/2019

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Genetic mutation made humans susceptible to heart attacks – study Gene that helped prevent clogged arteries was lost 2 to 3 million years agoThe loss of a single gene 2 to 3 million years ago in our ancestry may help explain why humans are the only animals in which heart attacks are common.Atherosclerosis – the clo...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Amazon warehouses use machines that can pack boxes 5 times faster than humans Amazon is rolling out machines to a number of warehouses, designed to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders.Read More...
17:26, 05/13/2019

Study: Humans’ racial biases extend even to black and white robots If you do a quick Google search for ‘robot,’ you’ll be faced with a wall of white robots. According to a recent study called “Robots and Racism,” human’s tendency to stereotype racial bias is seeping into the world of robotics. Research by the Human ...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last ...
01:26, 08/01/2019

1 million species face extinction as humans plunder nature at ‘unprecedented’ rate More than 1 million species are likely to go extinct, many within decades, unless their habitats are restored through dramatic change, a UN report says....
14:00, 05/06/2019

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon        ...
03:39, 07/02/2019

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutiona...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled from a cave on the Tibetan Plateau. The fossil is n...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Tooth Analysis Suggests Neanderthals and Modern Humans Split Apart Far Earlier Than We Thought Dental evidence suggests Neanderthals and modern humans diverged from a common ancestor around 800,000 years ago—hundreds of thousands of years earlier than standard estimates. The finding could finally reveal the provenance of our shared ancestry, b...
02:13, 05/18/2019

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of su...
19:39, 07/10/2019

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with one ...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Goats get emotional? Humans shouldn't be surprised – all mammals are amazing | Jules Howard Research showing goats can communicate emotion by bleating should help us build empathy with our fellow animalsWicksteed Park in Kettering is not known for its miracles, but on that day, it was if a holy statue was weeping blood. Within minutes of th...
16:13, 07/11/2019

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
17:39, 05/20/2019

Apple no longer letting humans grade Siri recordings amid privacy concerns Apple has temporarily halted the practice of having humans grade Siri recordings following a report that the automated assistant secretly listens to users having sex. “While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally,” the ...
09:26, 08/02/2019

Savage tick-clone armies are sucking cows to death; experts fear for humans Enlarge / Engorged Haemaphysalis longicornis female tick. (credit: Commonsource) Ravenous swarms of cloned ticks have killed a fifth cow in North Carolina by exsanguination—that is, by draining it of blood—the state’s Department of Agriculture and ...
03:39, 07/12/2019

Scientists in Chile have found a 15,000-year-old footprint, the earliest sign of humans' presence in the Americas A team of scientists in Chile say they've found a human footprint that dates back more than 15,000 years -- the oldest one ever found in the Americas....
05:39, 04/30/2019

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
23:13, 07/24/2019

Chris Kraft, whose work on the ground helped NASA launch humans into space, dies Chris Kraft developed NASA's Mission Control system and was a key figure in the Apollo program. NASA described his "legendary" work as critical to advancing crewed space flight....
14:26, 07/23/2019

Scientist bakes loaf of bread using '4,500-year-old yeast from Ancient Egyptian pottery' A scientist has said he used what could have been 4,500-year-old yeast from Ancient Egypt to bake a loaf of sourdough bread – and hailed it "incredible"....
03:52, 08/07/2019

Ahead Of Chandrayaan 2 Landing, Scientist Recalls Launch Of Chandrayaan 1 As ISRO waits with bated breath for the soft-landing of Chandrayaan 2's 'Vikram' lander on the Moon in the early hours of Saturday, a top space scientist recalled his "nail-biting" experience during......
14:13, 09/05/2019

Humanity must save insects to save ourselves, leading scientist warns Insects are ‘the glue in nature’, says Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson, underpinning the food and water we rely onHumanity must save insects, if not for their sake, then for ourselves, a leading entomologist has warned.“Insects are the glue in nature and ther...
09:13, 05/07/2019

Turkish-American NASA scientist released from Turkish prison ISTANBUL (AP) — Serkan Golge, a Turkish-American scientist imprisoned in Turkey for nearly three years, has been released. Morgan Ortagus, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman, welcomed the decision but declined to discuss why he was released. However...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
07:26, 06/08/2019

Scientist: DNA Samples Suggest Famed ‘Loch Ness Monster’ Might Be a Giant Eel. Or Maybe There’s Just Lots of Regular-Sized Eel in the Loch? (NEW YORK) — A scientist who has collected DNA from Scotland’s Loch Ness suggests the lake’s fabled monster might be a giant eel. Neil Gemmell, from the University of Otago in New Zealand, says the project found a surprisingly high ...
04:26, 09/07/2019

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
01:13, 07/10/2019

Natalie Christopher: London scientist 'crushed by large rocks after falling into ravine' on Greek island A London scientist who went missing on a Greek holiday island may have been crushed by large rocks after she fell into a ravine, it has been claimed....
09:39, 08/08/2019

Data scientist vs. data analyst: 3 main differences While there are many overlapping skills, the roles of data analyst and data scientist demand different requirements and earn different salaries, according to Indeed....
05:39, 08/09/2019

Natalie Christopher: Boyfriend of British scientist says he is 'devastated' over partner's death The boyfriend of British astrophysicist Dr Natalie Christopher, who fell to her death down a 65ft ravine, has spoken of his 'devastation' since the discovery of her body....
15:52, 08/10/2019

Plague-infected prairie dogs in Colorado pose health risk to humans, areas of wildlife refuge remain closed Parts of a wildlife refuge near Denver, Colorado remains closed after a colony of prairie dogs was infected with plague, a serious bacterial infection that can spread to humans, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced. ...
20:52, 08/20/2019

Young bear was fed by humans and had many 'fans.' Officials say they had to kill it A young black bear was shot and killed by Oregon officials after becoming so habituated to humans that people reportedly took selfies with it.        ...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
05:52, 07/18/2019

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Trump on Fed Decision: 'You Can't Win 'Em All' President Trump said he wished the Federal Reserve had cut interest rates at its two-day meeting this week, but added he was encouraged the central bankers seemed ready to deliver rate reductions at coming meetings....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Tessa Thompson pitched 'Humans in Black' At the New York premiere of "Men in Black: International," actress Tessa Thompson reveals her alternative title pitches, while Chris Hemsworth says he's excited to step into a new franchise. (June 12)        ...
19:13, 06/12/2019

Scientist 'trapped living with parents' as she fights ex over 'derelict' £1m home A scientist in a divorce fight with her multi-millionaire husband says she is trapped living with her parents while the £1 million marital home lies "derelict and ugly"....
18:26, 07/15/2019

UK still can't make a decision about Huawei and 5G Despite warning that the delay is hurting its international standing, the UK still not ready to make a decision about the use of Huawei technologies in 5G networks....
05:13, 07/23/2019

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly gr...
19:52, 07/19/2019

UAW will not extend GM contract, but no decision on strike The United Auto Workers said late on Saturday that it will not extend its contract with General Motors Co that was set to expire in hours, but would continue to work pending a meeting of senior union officials....
04:26, 09/15/2019

Investors Look Forward to GDP Data Before Fed Decision Before the Federal Reserve can make its first interest-rate cut in a decade, investors will get a look at reports on new-home sales, durable-goods orders and second-quarter economic growth....
21:26, 07/21/2019

Forward or backward? Decision time in the EU The elections for the European Parliament at the end of May will decide the EU's future course: A return to nationalism or more integration to increase its global strength? Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Semenya decision to be announced by CAS on Wednesday The decision on Caster Semenya’s challenge to continue competing without any restrictions will be announced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) at 1000 GMT on Wednesday....
18:13, 04/29/2019

Will she, won't she? Murray waiting on Serena decision Andy Murray wants it, the British fans are desperate for it and the media are working themselves into a frenzy about it but the big question is, will Serena Williams say yes?...
20:13, 07/02/2019

MS Dhoni At No. 7 Not My Decision Alone, Says Sanjay Bangar MS Dhoni was sent to bat at No. 7, behind Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya, in the World Cup 2019 semi-final that India lost to New Zealand over two days....
15:52, 08/02/2019

This Is the Fateful Decision That Led to Theresa May’s Downfall Looking back over the 34 months Theresa May spent as Britain’s Prime Minister, it’s hard to pick a low point. Was it the Conservative Party conference in October 2017 when she couldn’t stop coughing, a protestor hijacked her big spe...
18:13, 05/24/2019

| CAS has stirred up emotions over Caster decision CAS has stirred up emotions over its decision to uphold the IAAF's ruling forcing Caster Semenya to take medication to reduce her testosterone levels....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Humans and Neanderthals Kept Breeding—and Breeding—for Ages Modern humans and Neanderthals commingled at many points in history, raising the possibility that the ancient hominins were just another version of us....
22:52, 09/01/2019

OPEC Defers Decision on Oil Output Reduction OPEC and its oil-producing allies put off any talk of further output reductions, despite growing evidence of a mounting global supply glut and slowing demand growth for crude....
17:13, 09/12/2019

Zion Williamson signs with CAA in first real NBA decision The deadline for prospects to spurn the NBA draft came and went without a Zion Willamson surprise. Now, the future New Orleans Pelican is busy setting up his future in the league. Williamson on Thursday signed with CAA Sports, the agency announced, j...
22:52, 05/30/2019

Opioid trial decision could shape other cases Oklahoma's court fight against Johnson & Johnson and it subsidiaries could be a road map for other states to follow in holding drugmakers responsible for the opioid crisis. (Aug. 27)        ...
02:00, 08/28/2019

Aroldis Chapman’s Yankees opt-out decision will be complicated Aroldis Chapman and Kenley Jansen signed the most lucrative relief contracts ever during the 2016-17 offseason — five-year pacts: $86 million for Chapman, $80 million for Jansen. No closer has neared those totals since, much to Craig Kimbrel’s frustr...
22:52, 08/21/2019

Hamels no decision against old club, Cubs top Phillies 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Chicago Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Global Stocks Slip Ahead of Fed Decision European stocks wavered between small gains and losses after a broad move down in Asia, ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision when the central bank is expected to cut interest rates....
11:00, 07/31/2019

UK telco review could be published without Huawei decision The government could publish its long-awaited review of the UK communications market without deciding whether or not Huawei will be able to supply operators with 5G networking equipment.The report was expected to arrive in the Spring but has not yet ...
12:39, 07/22/2019

Trump likely to delay decision of imported car tariffs President Trump will likely delay his decision on slapping tariffs on imported cars and parts by up to six months, avoiding opening yet another front in his global trade battles with China. A formal announcement is expected by Saturday, the due date ...
10:13, 05/16/2019

A no-decision never felt this good for Marcus Stroman Marcus Stroman was prepared to pick up the loss in his home debut. Then, the Long Islander found himself gleefully sprinting through the Citi Field clubhouse in his boxers, having watched Todd Frazier hit the game-tying three-run home run, which led ...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Bugatti Already Has A Crossover Design But There's 'No Budget And No Decision' Right Now Crossovers and SUVs, over the past few years, have been the food coloring of the car industry. What starts as a few drops here or there in a giant bowl of white icing quickly spreads into a pale swirl, until, suddenly, that last bit of color gets mi...
14:13, 08/10/2019

U.S. Government Bond Yields Fall After Fed Decision Ten-year Treasury yields fell below 2% for the first time since late 2016 after the Fed stood pat on its benchmark rate but opened the door to a near-term-cut, the latest milestone in this year’s global government bond rally....
11:39, 06/20/2019

Giancarlo Stanton already resting in odd Yankees decision After playing just one game since returning from the injured list, Giancarlo Stanton wasn’t in the lineup for Wednesday’s game against the Rays in the Bronx. Boone said he intended to give Stanton a day off in one of his first three games back and pi...
23:13, 06/19/2019

"Now We'll Be Able To Return": Kashmiri Pandits Over Article 370 Decision Kashmiri Pandits displaced from the Valley in the 1990s on Monday hailed the scrapping of Article 370, hoping it would bring peace to the region and pave the way for return to their homeland with......
22:39, 08/05/2019

VAR, the one game-changing decision that football cannot overrule Frankly, its all your own fault. Moaners, whingers, and complainers. Outraged managers, fuming fans, babbling phone-in callers. Protesting pundits, dissenting players and incensed commentators....
13:52, 08/31/2019

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a decision on whether it should be restricted or ba...
23:26, 07/22/2019

No hidden agenda in F1 stewards' decision, says Brawn Formula One could be more transparent about stewards' decisions but there was no hidden agenda behind the penalty that cost Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel victory in Canada, the sport's managing director Ross Brawn said on Tuesday....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Schiff says decision to subpoena Mueller could come this week House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said on Sunday that expects lawmakers to decide this week whether or not they plan to subpoena Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress....
21:26, 06/23/2019

Trump Administration Delays Decision on Car Tariffs The Trump administration has put off a final decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on automobile and auto-part imports for about six months, two administration officials said....
17:52, 05/15/2019

Behind ESPN’s decision to move on from Michelle Beadle Whether you love or hate ESPN, there is one thing about the ethos of the world’s most powerful sports media company that you should know. At its core — forgetting all the internal politics, the sometimes relentless corporate synergies and the overpro...
07:26, 08/17/2019

Pacquiao beats Thurman on split decision Manny Pacquiao beat defending champion Keith Thurman on a split points decision on Saturday to take the WBA Welterweight Super Championship at the end of an electrifying fight in Las Vegas....
12:00, 07/21/2019

The Florida teachers who think arming them is the 'most dangerous decision ever' Teachers shared their concerns after a bill allowing educators to carry guns in classrooms was approved by the state legislature, and awaits Republican governor’s expected approvalVivid in Joy Jackson’s memory is the sound of a bullet whistling just ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Why the stewards' decision is the least of Ferrari's worries this weekend After losing its Canadian Grand Prix appeal, Ferrari's attention must turn to a more pressing matter -- namely, a distinct lack of pace ahead of this weekend's race in France....
00:26, 06/22/2019

European Stocks Rise After ECB Policy Decision U.S. futures and European stocks gained after the European Central Bank signaled a willingness to cut key interest rates for the first time since early 2016, in a policy shift aimed at buffering the eurozone’s economy....
14:39, 07/25/2019

Zeke: Need to work harder after 'poor decision' Ezekiel Elliott issued a statement Tuesday saying he made a poor decision in Las Vegas in May and that he needs to work harder to not put himself in such situations. The statement came after he met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell....
02:52, 07/03/2019

Decision On Masood Azhar's Blacklisting At UN Likely Today A decision on whether Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar will be listed as a global terrorist by the United Nations is likely to be taken today as the world body's Sanctions Committee......
09:39, 05/01/2019

Belarusian oil company says no decision reached yet on Russian oil Deputy head of Belarus state oil company Belneftekhim, Vladimir Sizov, on Monday said that negotiations with Russia on contaminated Russian oil are ongoing and no decision has yet been reached....
17:13, 04/29/2019

Labour u-turn over decision to readmit antisemitism row MP Labour has been forced into an embarrassing U-turn over a decision to reinstate left-wing MP Chris Williamson, who had been suspended in an antisemitism row....
03:00, 06/29/2019

How the Eric Garner Decision Compares With Other Cases Despite increased attention on deaths involving the police, most officers involved in them are not charged. Among the few who are, most are not convicted....
02:00, 07/17/2019

How to destroy nursing's sacred covenant, with one bad decision Proponents of assisted suicide have been so successful in decriminalizing it that, today, one in five Americans lives in a jurisdiction that allows the practice. Proponents want doctors’ and nurses’ professional associations to reject the Hippocratic...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Futures eke out gains as investors look past Fed decision U.S. stock index futures were modestly higher on Thursday, as investors looked past the Federal Reserve's patient stance on monetary policy and awaited more earnings reports....
15:26, 05/02/2019

U.S. Treasury Yields Edge Higher After Fed Decision Treasury yields initially fell after the Federal Reserve held rates steady and highlighted slowing inflation, but then moved higher amid comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell....
00:52, 05/02/2019

Teens with illnesses want role in decision-making (Reuters Health) - Teens with chronic illnesses would like to have a say in decisions such as switching to a new medicine, but they often feel left out of the conversation, a small study suggests....
02:13, 09/11/2019

Emery waits for decision on Koscielny's future "Arsenal manager Unai Emery said he is awaiting a decision on Laurent Koscielny after the captain refused to travel with the squad for their pre-season tour to the United States but added the Premier League club must \"keep moving ahead\" regardless....
10:26, 07/16/2019

Decision 2019: Primary Election Results Decision 2019 Regina Romero projected to win Democratic bid for Tucson mayor August 27, 2019 8:26 pm ...
14:00, 08/29/2019

Rep. Susan Brooks shocks GOP with retirement decision Rep. Susan Brooks has decided not to seek reelection in 2020, a stunning blow for House Republicans who had chosen her to lead recruitment in their attempt to claw back the majority.The Indiana Republican will leave after her fourth term in the Hous...
19:26, 06/14/2019

Kyler Murray’s contract makes NFL decision look even better Kyler Murray’s bank account is happy with his decision to ditch baseball for the NFL. The Cardinals signed the No. 1 overall draft pick to a fully guaranteed four-year contract worth about $35 million with a team option for a fifth, the team announce...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Trump delays decision on imported car tariffs US President Donald Trump has delayed a decision by up to six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars to allow more time for trade talks....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Timeline for Jets’ GM decision coming into focus The Jets’ general manager search should be wrapped up soon. Coach/interim GM Adam Gase gave an update on the search Tuesday and said he hopes they have the GM hired before the team breaks for the summer at the end of next week. “I hope so because it ...
11:26, 06/05/2019

Lawyer: Decision on park shooting charges could be near A lawyer for one of two U.S. Park Police officers who shot and killed a northern Virginia man after a traffic stop says he expects a resolution to the criminal investigation soon....
10:26, 06/08/2019

With Gerstenmaier gone, decision to fly NASA astronauts may be more contentious Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine listens as Bill Gerstenmaier, then the associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations directorate, gives input at the Space Symposium in April. (credit: NASA) William Gerstenmaier may n...
17:52, 08/06/2019

Married at First Sight's Decision Day Just Had the Most Shocking Divorce Yet Decision Day is full of surprises but not this surprise! On tonight's Married at First Sight finale, four brave couples had to answer the question fans wait for every season: Would......
05:39, 09/12/2019

Lewandowski 'regrets' Hummels decision 'not to help us anymore' "Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski said he \u0027regrets\u0027 defender Mats Hummels decision \u0027not to help us anymore\u0027 after his former teammate rejoined his former club and Bayern rivals Borussia Dortmund."...
19:26, 07/29/2019

Your Future, Bad Decision-Making Self Will Thank You For Saving On Pedialyte Look, we all have our ways to handle a hangover. In our youth, it used to be greasy food and Gatorade. Now, the only way to survive a hangover is Pedialyte. If you’re a veteran Pedialyte drinker or new to the game, you’re going to want to get in on t...
16:52, 05/23/2019

Dev-Led Panel To Pick Coach, But No Decision Before SC Hearing The Kapil Dev-led ad-hoc committee has emerged as the frontrunner to pick the next national coach but a final decision on panel formation would be taken only after the next Supreme Court hearing...
21:39, 07/17/2019

Schumer wants to wait 'months down the road' on impeachment decision Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday that he supports waiting “months down the road” on deciding whether to impeach President Donald Trump, saying more facts are needed. “We don’t know all of it yet and the more new facts come out the be...
13:39, 06/19/2019

Trump says decision on Florida evacuation will likely be made Sunday U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the decision whether to order some residents of Florida to evacuate likely would be made on Sunday as the state braces for Hurricane Dorian....
11:26, 08/31/2019

Charlton wait on FA decision over Tomer Hemed signing Charlton Athletic were on Monday waiting for the Football Association to decide whether they will be allowed to sign Brighton forward Tomer Hemed four days after the transfer window closed....
09:26, 08/13/2019

The Latest: Markets cautious ahead of Fed rate decision WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 5:05 a.m. Stock markets are subdued as investors look ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy meeting, where the central bank is expected ...
12:13, 06/19/2019

Lion chows down on grass, quickly regrets his decision Vegetarianism makes him sick! The internet is going wild over a video of a carnivorous lion chowing down on grass in India — then promptly tossing his cookies. The ferocious furball is shown grazing in India’s Khambha forest before coming to te...
10:00, 08/30/2019

PM Modi Visits Arun Jaitley, May Ask Him To Reconsider Decision Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived at Arun Jaitley's residence  to ask him to reconsider his earlier decision and remain in the government. Arun Jaitley had written to the Prime Minister,......
19:00, 05/29/2019

Court to review Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ rip-off decision A federal appeals court on Monday agreed to review it’s latest decision on whether or not Led Zeppelin ripped off the opening guitar riff of to their legendary rock hit “Stairway to Heaven.” In September 2018, the 9th Circuit of Appeals in San Franci...
17:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. appeals court to revisit Led Zeppelin 'Stairway' decision A U.S. appeals court decided on Monday to review its recent decision regarding whether Led Zeppelin stole the opening guitar riff for its 1971 anthem "Stairway to Heaven," but the plaintiff's lawyer still expects a retrial to go forward....
03:13, 06/11/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after NCAA waiver ruling       ...
00:26, 06/08/2019

U.S. decision on proposed tariff hikes is at least a month away-Treasury The Trump administration is studying how proposed tariff increases on Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
15:26, 05/22/2019

It’s Good to Be the Sharks: Another Big Refereeing Decision Benefits San Jose On Wednesday, an apparent hand pass wasn’t called. In the last series, a goal was disallowed. In the first series, the Sharks benefited from a five-minute major....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Ilhan Omar blasts decision to bar her from entering Israel Rep. Ilhan Omar on Thursday slammed Israel’s decision to ban her and Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country — calling it an implementation of President Trump’s “Muslim ban.” “It is an affront that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, under pressu...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Ferrari may seek review of Canadian stewards' decision Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, the team said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
00:26, 06/14/2019

Britain says U.S. action will play a role in Huawei decision Britain cannot disregard U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei in deciding whether the equipment maker can participate in the roll-out of next generation 5G networks, British digital minister Jeremy Wright said on Thursday....
16:26, 06/13/2019

Mickey Callaway’s curious decision dooms Mets ATLANTA — Steven Matz’s best road start of the season carried the Mets into the seventh inning Wednesday night and then all hell broke loose. First, manager Mickey Callaway removed the left-hander at 79 pitches — after allowing him to bat in the prev...
07:52, 08/15/2019

UK reacts angrily to Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament The British people took to the streets of London to vent their anger at Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament. Lawmakers have also reacted with indignation, comparing the move to a coup d'etat....
11:13, 08/29/2019

How a gut decision began Jürgen Klopp’s managerial rollercoaster With relegation looming Mainz turned to their ‘emotional leader’ and, 18 years later, the German is in a third Champions League finalEighteen years on Christian Heidel remembers it was gut instinct that prompted him to launch the managerial career of...
14:39, 05/31/2019

Decision to let Rick Porcello pitch the eighth backfires on Red Sox BOSTON — The Houston Astros patiently waited out Rick Porcello through seven scoreless innings, then pounced when the Red Sox right-hander delivered a pair of mistakes. Jake Marisnick led off the eighth with a double and George Springer drove the ver...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Lewis Hamilton says Canadian GP decision was right after Vettel error • ‘He did block me, it’s the rules,’ says Mercedes driver• Vettel has until Thursday to decide on appealingLewis Hamilton has said Sebastian Vettel knew what he was doing when he incurred the penalty that cost the Ferrari driver first place at the Ca...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision deadline is here The federal government is widely expected to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Tuesday — but even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months, away....
14:39, 06/18/2019

Nets free up a little more cap space with Hollis-Jefferson decision The Nets are letting Rondae Hollis-Jefferson into unrestricted free agency. Brooklyn declined to make a $3.96 qualifying offer to the 24-year old forward, according to ESPN.com. Doing so would have kept Hollis-Jefferson in restricted free agency, all...
00:26, 06/18/2019

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G: security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
10:26, 06/04/2019

Britain has not made a decision on Huawei in 5G- security minister Britain has not made a final decision on whether to use technology from China's Huawei in its 5G network, security minister Ben Wallace said on Tuesday....
10:26, 06/04/2019

Mexico court allows recreational cocaine in landmark decision The ruling, which does not allow for the sale of the drug, is now under review by a higher court at the government's request. The organization backing the case told DW it is a step toward ending the "war on drugs."...
08:26, 08/21/2019

Canada ‘disappointed’ by British decision on Jihadi Jack Canada said Sunday it is disappointed the United Kingdom has decided to “off-load their responsibilities” after its close ally revoked the citizenship of a British-Canadian man who is imprisoned in Syria...
06:13, 08/19/2019

Trump says Christmas shopping was factor in tariff decision U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration decided to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports until mid-December to avoid hurting U.S. shoppers heading into the Christmas holiday....
19:13, 08/13/2019

Lawmakers split over O’Neill’s decision to fire Pantaleo The firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo on Monday drove a wedge between city lawmakers — with Republicans slamming the decision and Mayor Bill de Blasio and fellow Democrats applauding the move. On Staten Island — where Eric Garner died in 2014 during ...
09:26, 08/20/2019

Pence says move to bar rainbow flags outside U.S. embassies was ‘the right decision’ In an interview with NBC News, the vice president defended the Trump administration’s decision, saying that “one flag should fly, and that’s the American flag.”...
04:00, 06/11/2019

Over 34,000 Calls On CRPF Helpline Since Centre's J&K Decision: Officials The Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) helpline in Srinagar has received over 34,000 distress calls, a majority of them by people concerned about the well-being of family members living in Kashmir,......
23:52, 09/10/2019

Britain may not have made final decision on Huawei and 5G: Bolton says Britain may not have made a final decision on allowing China's Huawei a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday....
18:13, 05/30/2019

Ferrari request review of Canadian GP penalty decision Ferrari have asked for a review of the stewards' decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, a team spokesperson said on Monday....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Since 2009 this is how Dow, S&P have trended in second half of June. Now the Fed decision looms Since 2009 the Dow and S&P 500 have struggled in the second half of June. This time around, a major Federal Reserve decision on interest rates looms....
00:39, 06/19/2019

Bitcoin ETFs still a mirage as SEC delays decision yet another time The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is still not keen on approving Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETF). In a document published on May 20, the watchdog revealed it has delayed making a decision on an ETF proposal put forth by the VanEck S...
15:13, 05/21/2019

Slovenia postpones decision on Abanka sale until Wednesday The Slovenian state body in charge of privatisation said it postponed its supervisory board meeting to discuss the sale of lender Abanka until Wednesday to have more time to study the bids....
15:39, 06/17/2019

No Decision Yet On Airspace Closure To India, Says Pak Minister: Report Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has made it clear that no decision has yet been taken to close the country's airspace to India, Dawn news reported....
08:00, 08/29/2019

Opposition slams decision for re-run Istanbul vote as ‘coup’ ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s opposition is denouncing a decision by the country’s electoral board to force a re-run of the mayoral race in Istanbul. The Supreme Electoral Board ruled Monday in favor of President Recep Tayyip ErdoganR...
10:13, 05/07/2019

New Android Q feature will take a major setup decision out of your hands If your smartphone display goes off while you're in the middle of reading something on your handset, you're not alone. On an Android phone you can set your display to go to sleep after just 15 seconds with options ranging to as long as 30 minutes. Wh...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Europe Set to Delay Iran Dispute Decision, Despite U.S. Pressure European powers are likely to put off for weeks a decision on triggering a dispute procedure in the nuclear deal with Iran, which might worsen tensions with the U.S. over how to deal with Tehran....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Samsung to make a decision on its troubled $2k phone in ‘days’ Samsung is still deciding when — and perhaps whether — to launch its troubled $2,000 folding phone. Samsung’s chief executive says the Korean electronics giant will soon decide when to the launch the device, which has been held up after multiple repo...
03:00, 05/10/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold steady as markets brace for Fed decision Gold prices were little changed on Wednesday, having edged higher in the previous session on a weaker dollar, as investors await the U.S. Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates later in the day....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Decision time coming for Rangers’ salary-cap conundrum The devil is in the details, and the time for decisions is drawing closer. After non-stop offseason action for most of the past month, the Rangers are once again on the verge of having to make difficult choices for how they manage the salary-cap crun...
01:52, 07/26/2019

Yogi Adityanath Congratulates PM For "Historic" Decision On Article 370 Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for the historic decision of scrapping the constitutional provision that......
10:39, 08/06/2019

Will Conduct Myself Responsibly: Karnataka Speaker On Top Court Decision Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar has welcomed the Supreme Court decision of giving him the freedom to decide on the resignations of rebel lawmakers. He said he will conduct himself......
11:52, 07/17/2019

Djokovic backs Gimelstob's decision to quit ATP board "World number one Novak Djokovic said Justin Gimelstob made a \u0027wise decision\u0027 to step down from the ATP board of directors but also suggested he might make a return in the future."...
08:26, 05/07/2019

Saudi airline Flyadeal's decision on Boeing MAX 'imminent': CEO Saudi Arabian budget airline Flyadeal's decision on whether it goes ahead with an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets is "imminent", its chief executive said on Sunday....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making MIT computer scientists are hoping to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making, by automating a key step that’s usually done by hand — and that’s becoming more laborious as certain datasets grow ever-larger. ...
22:39, 08/06/2019

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
05:26, 07/18/2019

How a decision at 15 forever changed Keith Thurman's life As a teenager, Keith Thurman left school to chase his boxing dreams. Now a world titlist and millionaire, Thurman always knew it was a risk worth taking....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Bullish GDP report could make Fed’s rate decision a lot harder The Federal Reserve’s job could be a lot easier or a lot harder depending on what Friday’s report on the nation’s gross domestic product shows. The report will also show, with greater clarity, what has really been happening with the US economy since ...
08:52, 07/25/2019

Trump says no decision yet on Turkey sanctions over its Russian purchase U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration has not ruled out imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system....
21:52, 07/18/2019

What You Need to Know About the Supreme Court Decision on the Citizenship Question and the Census An attack on immigrants or a need to protect minority voters? Justices declined to rule on whether a citizenship question can be added to the 2020 census, sending the case back to lower courts....
17:39, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Supreme Court decision could reshape US politics WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court’s final day before its summer break (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The Supreme Court says federal courts have no role to play in policing political districts drawn for partisan gain. The decision...
16:39, 06/27/2019

Mystery surrounds Dennis' decision to abandon Tour Rohan Dennis went AWOL for over an hour after abandoning the Tour de France and his Bahrain Merida team management had no explanation about the Australian's withdrawal on Thursday....
23:26, 07/18/2019

FIA explains why Verstappen/Leclerc Austrian GP decision took so long The long wait to learn whether Max Verstappen had kept his Austrian Grand Prix victory was a result of various influencing factors, says FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi...
21:52, 06/30/2019

Dow tops 27,000 as Trump's decision on rebate boosts healthcare The Dow Industrials crossed 27,000 points for the first time and the S&P 500 was near record highs on Thursday, lifted by technology and healthcare stocks and raised bets of an interest rate cut following Fed chief Jerome Powell's dovish remarks....
18:13, 07/11/2019

Facebook defends decision not to ban fake news from politicians Facebook says it wasn't its job to stop fake news circulated by actual politicians in the months leading up to Australia's federal election. The nation's Labor Party suffered resounding losses this spring, which some are linking to the...
23:26, 08/02/2019