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    AI advances to put greater value on human judgment: U of T experts

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories With the rise of artificial intelligence and concern about its potential impact on jobs, U of T’s Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans and Avi Goldfarb argue that human judgment will become an increasingly valuable skill. [...]

    Amid nationwide drought, Rome seeks ways to avoid rationing

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Rome and its water company are working hard to avoid rationing during a nationwide drought, Italy’s environment minister said Thursday. [...]

    Berlin orders recall of 22,000 Porsches over emissions cheating (Update)

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Germany on Thursday ordered luxury car brand Porsche to recall 22,000 vehicles across Europe over emissions test cheating amid a widening election-year scandal. [...]

    Study finds harmful protein on acid triggers a life-threatening disease

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Using an array of modern biochemical and structural biology techniques, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have begun to unravel the mystery of how acidity influences a small protein called serum amyloid A (SAA). [...]

    Huge drop in men’s sperm levels confirmed by new study – here are the facts

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Sperm count in men from North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand declined by 50-60 percent between 1973 and 2011, according to a new study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Surprisingly, the study, which analysed data on the sperm counts… [...]

    Amazon pushes into SE Asia with Singapore launch

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Amazon launched its express delivery service in Singapore on Thursday, the US online retail giant’s first foray into Southeast Asia and a move that puts it in direct competition with China’s Alibaba. [...]

    Air Force Needs AI, Better Technology to Gather Intel: Goldfein

    Original @ Defensetech Intelligence gathering in future will take more than drones. Monitoring and mining social media in real time via an automated artificial intelligence is another way… [...]

    Hyaluronic acid filler deemed safe, effective for neck lines

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Hyaluronic acid (HA) filler injection seems to be efficacious and safe for the treatment of horizontal neck lines, according to research published online July 20 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. [...]

    Hyaluronic acid filler deemed safe, effective for neck lines

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Hyaluronic acid (HA) filler injection seems to be efficacious and safe for the treatment of horizontal neck lines, according to research published online July 20 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology. [...]

    Intelligent animation—engineers collaborate to incorporate AI into a computer-based rendering system

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Modern films and TV shows are filled with spectacular computer-generated sequences computed by rendering systems that simulate the flow of light in a three-dimensional scene and convert the information into a two-dimensional image. But computing the th… [...]