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Tata Steel sets up library at KISS

Tata Steel has set up a library building constructed at a cost of Rs 4.4 crore at the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), regarded as the world's largest tribal residential educational institute. The 150-seater library was inaugurated by Odisha Chief ... Business Standard, 1 month ago
DNA

Now, virtual humans can identify post-traumatic stress in soldiers

Computer-generated interviewers combine anonymity with social rapport to help troops open up about mental health.
 DNA3 days ago

Humpback whales learn songs just like humans do: Study

Learning new songs is a form of what is known as 'social learning', where individual animals learn behaviours from each other rather than having them passed on from one generation to another genetically. Image for representational purpose only Melbourne: A ...
 Zee News2 months ago

Prehistoric humans purposely avoided inbreeding

Early humans who lived around 34,000 years ago recognised the dangers of inbreeding and developed social and mating networks to avoid it, new research has found.The study, published in the journal Science, suggests that the early development of more complex ...
 Prokerala1 week ago

Scientists edit human embryos to safely remove disease for the first time – here's how they did it

Scientists in the US have released a paper showing that they have successfully edited human embryos to correct a mutation that causes an inheritable heart condition. The findings are hugely important as they demonstrate for the first time that the technology ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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American Richard Thaler wins 2017 Nobel prize for economics

"He's made economics more human," the Nobel jury said. US economist Richard Thaler won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize for his contributions in the field of behavioral economics, showing how human traits affect supposedly rational markets, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Monday. Bridging the gap between economics and psychology, Thaler's research focuses on behavioural economics which explores the impact of psychological and social factors on decisions by individuals or groups in ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Why the Nobel Peace Prize brings little peace  catchnews.com1 week ago

The Truth Serum: Why Do We Lie?

IN THE BOOK What do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire (2013), author Daniel Bergner details the work of Canadian sexologist Meredith Chivers. Chivers was on a mission to ‘obliterate the civilised world’ when it came to the subject of ...
 Open Magazine3 weeks ago
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Skype videos teach human reactions to Facebook AI

San Francisco : Researchers at Facebooks AI lab have developed a 'human-like' bot which is controlled by an artificially intelligent algorithm trained after it watched hundreds of videos of Skype conversations. The algorithm was trained on Skype so that it ...
 Sify1 month ago After shutting chatbot system, Facebook now acquires AI startup  Sify2 months ago

Bringing down Blue Whale won't be easy

'Its 'curators' invite you through peer-to-peer networks (social media sites), and peer-to-peer networks mean there's no centralised authority to destroy,' says Ashish Sharma.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com After several claims that an online challenge game called Blue Whale is leading children to their deaths, the Indian government has swung into action. But bringing down the game won't be so easy, because its 'curators' invite you through peer-to-peer networks (social media sites), ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
DNA

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

From the contents of your fridge to room temperature -- digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly. Your screens know your taste and show channels you want to see as you enter the room. Your car is driverless and your favourite barman may just be an ...
 DNA1 month ago
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