The biggest computer chip in the world is so fast and powerful it can predict future actions "faster than the laws of physics produce the same result."
Trillion-transistor chip breaks speed record
It’s a no-brainer that babies learn language from their caregivers, but how we respond to them rather than simply how much we talk could have the greater impact, according to a new study in the journal PLOS ONE.
Talk back to babies to help them learn
Microsoft has been criticized for enabling “workplace surveillance” after privacy campaigners warned that the company’s “productivity score” feature allows managers to use Microsoft 365 to track their employees’ activity at an individual level.
Microsoft feature criticized as workplace surveillance
In research published in the journal Nature, scientists reported that they’ve made the first detection of almost-ethereal particles called neutrinos that can be traced to carbon-nitrogen-oxygen fusion, known as the CNO cycle, inside the Sun.
Physicists make landmark discovery in how stars get their energy
Efforts to protect the European Union seas are failing to slow biodiversity loss or prevent overfishing, with the Mediterranean under particular threat, a report by auditors said.
Auditors raise 'red flag' over EU efforts to protect seas
An Australian-led team said it has uncovered the secret to the agile flight of the bumblebee, which could influence the next generation of drone technology.
Bee flight secret offers clues for next-gen drones
Twitter Inc. released plans for its new policy on how people are “verified” on the site, an area the company has long promised to revamp to address confusion and criticisms over the blue check-mark badges it uses to authenticate the identity of prominent accounts.
Twitter plans to relaunch verification program next year
Researchers from Boston University and University of Virginia published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how consumers respond to artificial intelligence (AI) recommenders when focused on the functional and practical aspects of a product (its utilitarian value) versus the experiential and sensory aspects of a product (its hedonic value).
When consumers trust AI recommendations — or resist them
New research in Europe and the United States shows that less than half of the public across the countries surveyed are aware of the scientific consensus on climate change.
Denial of climate change leads to inaction
Can you put a price on pollution? Some of the world’s biggest economies are doing just that as they wrestle with how to make good on grand pledges to tame planet-warming emissions.
Carbon pricing rises as world's weapon of choice in climate fight

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