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Ethics Of Aid: Should Donated Health Dollars Go To 'Children First'?

That’s how health aid is now allocated in the developing world. Should more money go to old people with chronic diseases? Our audience shares their views. (Image credit: Brittany Mayes/NPR) Source: New feed

IBM unveils its most powerful quantum processor yet

IBM unveils its most powerful quantum processor yet

IBM's two quantum computing platforms just took a leap forward in processing power. The company announced today that it has successfully built and tested its two most powerful quantum computers yet — the research and business-focused Quantum Experie… Source: New feed

European regulators push Facebook to tighten user privacy rules

European regulators push Facebook to tighten user privacy rules

Authorities in France and the Netherlands are the latest to speak out against the way Facebook handles the massive amounts of user data it collects. In separate announcements today, privacy watchdog groups in both countries said that Facebook did not… Source: New feed

OpenAI’s new system lets you train robots entirely in VR

OpenAI’s new system lets you train robots entirely in VR

Elon Musk's artificial intelligence platform OpenAI introduced a new program to train robots entirely in simulation. Now they've added a new algorithm, named one-shot imitation learning, which will only require humans to demonstrate a task once in VR… Source: New feed

'Shadow Brokers' threaten to release more hacking tools in June

'Shadow Brokers' threaten to release more hacking tools in June

An exploit that the "WannaCry" malware used to encrypt computers worldwide first appeared in a leak from "The Shadow Brokers," a group that claims to have stolen a number of tools from the NSA. Now the Shadow Brokers are back with a new blog post thr… Source: New feed

Twitter wants you to slide into its DMs for account help

Ever wanted to have a private chat with Twitter to settle your burning questions? At last, you can. As hinted a few weeks ago, Twitter has started offering both tips and account help through direct messages to @support. You're talking to a chatbot… Source: New feed

How Many Teenagers Die Each Day … And Why

A new report from the World Health Organization looks at the causes — and how most of the deaths could be prevented. (Image credit: Brittany Mayes/NPR) Source: New feed

Macrophages identified as key factor for regeneration in mammals

New findings shed light on how immune cells might be harnessed to someday help stimulate tissue regeneration in humans. Source: New feed

3-D-printed, soft, four legged robot can walk on sand and stone

Engineers have developed the first soft robot that is capable of walking on rough surfaces, such as sand and pebbles. The 3-D-printed, four-legged robot can climb over obstacles and walk on different terrains. Source: New feed

Real-time technique for studying ionic liquids at electrode interfaces

This electron microscope-based imaging technique could help scientists optimize the performance of ionic liquids for batteries and other energy storage devices. Source: New feed