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A Single Fire Killed At Least 10% Of The World's Giant Sequoias, Study Says
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That equates to 10% to 14% of the world's mature giant sequoia population, the newspaper said. 1
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These trees have lived for thousands of years. 1
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"One-hundred years of fire suppression, combined with climate change-driven hotter droughts, have changed how fires burn in the southern Sierra and that change has been very bad for sequoia," Brigham said. 1
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This 'wandering meatloaf' chiton has a rare mineral in its teeth
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While it sounds like a tour update for the musician Meat Loaf, this research concerns a large mollusk called a chiton (not a "bat out of hell"). 1
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Their teeth are one of the hardest materials in nature and are attached to a flexible tongue-like structure called a radula. 1
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"The stylus is like the root of a human tooth, which connects the cusp of our tooth to our jaw," Joester said. 1
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China's gigantic multi-modal AI is no one-trick pony | Engadget
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Capable of generating text indiscernible from human-crafted prose, GPT-3 set a new standard in deep learning. 1
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Researchers from the Beijing Academy of Artificial Intelligence announced on Tuesday the release of their own generative deep learning model, Wu Dao, a mammoth AI seemingly capable of doing everything GPT-3 can do, and more. 1
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EVA Robot Has Soft and Expressive Face
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EVA can express the six basic emotions of anger, disgust, fear, joy, sadness, and surprise, as well as more nuanced emotions. 1
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Will the Next Space-Weather Season Be Stormy or Fair?
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morkof
For seven seconds, as a battery of telescopes on Earth and in space watched, the little star had increased its output of ultraviolet radiation 14,000-fold, in one of the most violent such flares ever seen in our galaxy. 1
This was more than serious sunburn territory. 1
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Record-breaking light has more than a quadrillion electron volts of energy
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The cosmos keeps outdoing itself. 1
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The Large High Altitude Air Shower Observatory, LHAASO, spotted more than 530 gamma rays with energies above 0.1 quadrillion electron volts, researchers report online May 17 in Nature. 1The highest-energy gamma ray detected was about 1.4 quadrillion electron volts. 1
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When it is completed later this year, it is expected to find even more energetic gamma rays. 1
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Today's AI isn't prepared for the messiness of reality
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PaulNemitz
A study from MIT Sloan and the Boston Consulting Group found that 90% of organizations were not achieving significant financial benefits with AI. 1Research from Gartner shows only 53% of AI projects make it from prototypes to production. 1
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An A/B test, if you will. 1
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It's time for AI to get real. 1
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Cloud Compromise Costs Organizations $6.2M Per Year
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To learn more about how businesses protect confidential data in the cloud, the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by Proofpoint, surveyed 662 IT and IT security pros in the US. 1They discovered while cloud-focused attacks are expensive for victims, most lack processes for how cloud-based resources are evaluated for security or who is responsible for vetting them. 1
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Ontario could see 'tsunami' of recovered COVID-19 patients with long-term symptoms: experts | CBC News
There's a growing waiting list of patients who need treatment for long-term symptoms after recovery from COVID-19, according to physicians and researchers.
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