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( Scientists Unveil Most Detailed Map of the Human Brain Ever Created
May 11th 2024, 13:28

Source: ( Google News - HealthOver the past decade, Harvard researchers have been feeding a 1-cubic-millimeter piece of human brain into a $6 million device that slices it into impossibly thin slivers. Then, using images of those slivers taken by electron microscopy, they have painstakingly created the most-detailed digital map, or "connectome," of the human brain ever created. On Thursday, the results were published in the prestigious journal Science.


( AI Deadbots Spur Call for Safeguards to Prevent Unwanted "Hauntings"
May 11th 2024, 13:27

Source: ( Science Daily - Top Society"Deadbots" or "Griefbots" are AI chatbots that simulate the language patterns and personality traits of the dead using the digital footprints they leave behind. Some companies are already offering these services. Yet experts warn that without design safety standards, artificial intelligence that allows users to hold text and voice conversations with lost loved ones runs the risk of causing psychological harm and even digitally "haunting" those...


( AI Knowledge Gets Your Foot in the Door, Study Finds
May 11th 2024, 13:27

Source: ( Science Daily - Top SocietyEmployers are more likely to offer job interviews and higher salaries to graduates with knowledge of artificial intelligence, according to a study in the journal Oxford Economic Papers. Researchers sent thousands of job applications—some reporting completion of an "AI in Business" module and others not—to hundreds of UK companies. More than 50% of those with AI knowledge were invited for an interview, compared with approximately 30% of those...


( How a 1973 Missouri Law Makes It Hard for Pregnant Women to Divorce
May 11th 2024, 13:27

Source: ( Canadian Broadcasting Company - Top Stories NewsIf a pregnant woman in Missouri tries to file for divorce today, she will probably be told by her attorney to "come back when she's not pregnant," says Democratic lawmaker Ashley Aune, who is fighting to remove a 1973 law that forces women to disclose their pregnancy status while filing for divorce—something advocates say is harming women experiencing domestic violence. "If you can keep a woman pregnant, you can keep her married," explains Aune.


( AI Systems Are Already Skilled at Deceiving and Manipulating Humans
May 11th 2024, 12:11

Source: ( Science Daily - Top SocietyMany artificial intelligence (AI) systems have already learned how to deceive humans, even systems that have been trained to be helpful and honest. In a review article publishing in the journal Patterns on May 10, researchers describe the risks of deception by AI systems and call for governments to develop strong regulations to address this issue as soon as possible.


( Eating Disorders Common in People with Type 1 Diabetes
May 11th 2024, 12:10

Source: ( U.S. News and World ReportOne in every four people age 16 or older with type 1 diabetes may be struggling with an eating disorder, a new review of data on the subject finds. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder in which the body attacks its own insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, making a person reliant on injected insulin. The study, based on data from 45 studies involving nearly 11,600 people, was published in the April issue of Eating Disorders.


( Tiktok to Automatically Label AI Content Made Outside the Platform
May 11th 2024, 11:36

Source: ( United Press International - Health NewsTikTok launched a program to automatically label content created with artificial intelligence that is generated outside of the platform. In a statement Thursday, TikTok said it was expanding automatic labeling, already in place for content created with its own AI tools. "AI enables incredible creative opportunities," the company said, "but can confuse or mislead viewers if they don't know the content was AI-generated. Labeling helps make that...


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