Are Frequent Flier Miles Killing the Planet?

In October, a two-line recommendation buried on Page 35 of a report commissioned by the United Kingdom’s Committee on Climate Change garnered disproportionate attention in the world of frequent fliers. “Introduce a ban on air miles and frequent flier loyalty schemes that incentivize excessive flying,” it suggested. Message boards and blogs that serve points-obsessed, platinum-status-seeking…

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AI reveals differences in appearance of cancer tissue between racial populations

CLEVELAND–Scientists at Case Western Reserve University are using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to reveal apparent cellular distinctions between black and white cancer patients, while also exploring potential racial bias in the rapidly developing field of AI. Their most recent published research asserts that AI analysis of digitized images of cancer tissues reveals critical variations between black…

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Mapping movement

Our day-to-day lives can be seen as a series of complex motor sequences: morning routines, work or school tasks, actions we take around mealtimes, the rituals and habits woven through our evenings and weekends. They seem almost automatic, with little conscious thought behind them. In reality, however, they are the result of the myriad decisions…

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