His Song Got Her Attention

Mary Alexandra Kougeas Crowley perked up her ears when Justin Warren Douds sang “I’m just a bachelor. I’m looking for a partner” the winter of 2014 at a karaoke league competition at a Washington bar. Neither, though, was looking for a partner at the time. “I sang Magic Mike’s ‘Pony,’ but I didn’t do the…

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Side by Side at Work, and Now in Life

Bria Schirripa can easily rattle off many of Michael Buccarelli’s admirable qualities. “He’s extremely loyal, very family-oriented and has a really fun side to him,” said Ms. Schirripa, 29, who met Mr. Buccarelli, 32, in March 2016, when they began working in side-by-side cubicles at First Data Corporation, a financial services firm in Jersey City,…

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Artificial intelligence identifies the tiger mosquito from photos in the Mosquito Alert

Researchers from Mosquito Alert (who belong to CEAB-CSIC, CREAF and UPF) together with researchers from the University of Budapest have shown that an artificial intelligence algorithm is capable of recognizing the tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) in the photos sent by Mosquito Alert users. The results of the study published in Scientific Reports have been obtained…

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Access to overdose-reversing drugs declined during pandemic, researchers find

Boston – While overall emergency department visits have decreased during the pandemic, nonfatal opioid overdose visits have more than doubled. However, few patients who overdosed on opioids had received a prescription for naloxone, a medication designed to block the effects of opioids on the brain and rapidly reverse opioid overdose. In a new study, clinician-researchers…

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