Tuesday, September 18, 2018

UK ‘garden shed’ inventors win prize for device to help stroke survivors

A "revolutionary device" which would help rehabilitate stroke survivors has been declared the winner of a government-supported competition. ...

Who′s afraid of Artificial Intelligence in China? | Science| In-depth reporting on science and...

Something's definitely up in China - most definitely. Almost every other week, there's an international conference on artificial intelligence (AI) somewhere in Shanghai....

Marsh & McLennan eyes world growth in £4.9bn UK takeover

America's insurance brokers obviously like the UK. Marsh...

Video games created using artificial intelligence

Researchers in the US are using artificial intelligence to develop new video games. Source

AI That Can Argue and Instruct

Today’s digital assistants can sometimes fool you into believing they are human, but vastly more capable digital helpers are on their way. Behind...

German skilled trades boom, but workers not on tap | Business| Economy and finance...

Order books are full, companies are investing and there is a buzz around the German skilled trades sector, the German Confederation of Skilled Crafts...

‘Cockle-chemo’ breakthrough could hold answer to curing cancer

Cockles are just as effective as some chemotherapy drugs in curing cancer, new research has found. ...

More ships and more clouds mean cooling in the arctic — ScienceDaily

With sea ice in the Arctic melting at an alarming rate, opportunities for trans-Arctic shipping are opening up, and by mid-century ships will...

Was 2008 the worst time to graduate?

Around 1.5m students graduated from US universities just as the 2008 financial crash upended the global economy.The BBC's Kim Gittleson, herself an '08...

Watch Larry Kudlow interview live at the Economic Club in New York

Larry Kudlow is director of the National Economic Council. He is speaking at the Economic Club of New York. His remarks come as...

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Khan al-Ahmar: The West Bank village facing demolition

After ten years of legal battles, Israel's Supreme Court has authorised the destruction of Khan al-Ahmar.Supporters of Israel’s settlement of the occupied territories...

Fugitive oligarch and equestrian patron denied German visa | Germany| News and in-depth reporting...

Herzlake is a tranquil little town, with a pretty church, and a historic train. But the real treasures of the northwestern German Emsland...

Genre, antispécisme, euthanasie : l’envers de la déconstruction

John Money, Judith Butler, Peter Singer, Donna Haraway, ces penseurs figurent parmi les universitaires américains les plus réputés. Jean-François Braunstein a lu ces...