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Top Computer Scientists Say the Future of Artificial Intelligence is Similar to that of Star Trek

Leading computer scientists from around the world have shared their vision for the future of artificial intelligence – and it resembles the capabilities of Star Trek character 'The Borg'.
22-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Reveals How Sports Programmes for Young Children Can Combat Future Youth Violence

A study conducted by Loughborough University has examined how sporting interventions aimed at young children can reduce youth crime and violence in London.
8-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Families living with Noonan Syndrome call for more social support and medical awareness

A survey of more than 60 families living with Noonan Syndrome has highlighted the need for more social support and medical awareness. Noonan Syndrome, though classed as a ‘rare’ genetic condition, is estimated to affect between 1 in 2000 to 1...
29-Feb-2024 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Podcast: Coaching, skill acquisition and virtual reality in sport

Dr Rob Gray (Associate Professor in Human Systems Engineering at Arizona State University) talks about coaching in sport as well as skill acquisition in baseball and the future of virtual reality in sport
28-Feb-2024 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Serious doubts raised over WhatsApp’s misinformation strategy – new report

Just 10% of people surveyed understood that the terms 'Forwarded' and 'Forwarded many times' in WhatsApp meant they were reading potential misinformation.
20-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Podcast: Experts in Health: How we can design our houses to improve our health

Dr Ben Roberts, Lecturer in Building Energy at Loughborough University, discusses how our houses can help or hinder our health, why air conditioning isn’t always the best answer to reduce indoor heat, and how systemic building changes could...
16-Feb-2024 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Podcast: Experts in Health: The menopause and the controversial ‘male menopause’

Professor Eef Hogervorst, Professor of Biological Psychology at Loughborough University, sits down to discuss the factors influencing the menopause, what the best treatment options are, the relationship between oestrogen and dementia, and the...
16-Feb-2024 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Podcast: Experts in Health: Disgust – why our bodies are designed to be repulsed

Dr Elisa Becker, Researcher in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, discusses the role of disgust in protecting our health through the behavioural immune system, our relationship with eating meat and whether food packaging on...
16-Feb-2024 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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