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Cardiff University research informs Wales’ decision to ban smoking in cars carrying children

Cardiff University research informs Wales’ decision to ban smoking in cars carrying children | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it

Despite the growing unacceptability of smoking in front of children, 9% of 10 and 11 year olds surveyed in 2014 said smoking was permitted in the family vehicle, compared to 18% in 2008.


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How trade impacts American jobs: Research roundup

How trade impacts American jobs: Research roundup | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Trade with China killed over 2 million American jobs in the 2000s and depressed wages. But globalized supply chains are also creating jobs in the U.S.
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Ford plan is a potent symbol of industry’s driverless dream

Ford plan is a potent symbol of industry’s driverless dream | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Ford’s announcement that it plans to introduce fully autonomous vehicles by 2021 is a significant milestone in the rise of a technology that, until recently, was viewed as a fringe concept by all but a handful of organisations.
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104-year-old cyclist named world’s greatest centenarian athlete

104-year-old cyclist named world’s greatest centenarian athlete | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Robert Marchand from France has the best athletic performance for a person over the age of 100, showing a physical decline of less than 8 per cent per decade
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How this Vietnamese refugee became Uber's CTO

How this Vietnamese refugee became Uber's CTO | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Four years after the U.S. left Vietnam, Thuan Pham, his younger brother and his mother boarded a small fishing boat in the middle of the night and made their escape from the communist nation, risking their lives for a better life.
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French support for the EU project is crumbling on the Left and Right

French support for the EU project is crumbling on the Left and Right | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
The drama of Brexit may soon be matched or eclipsed by crystallizing events in France, where the Long Slump is at last taking its political toll.
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5 Classic Signs of Depression Most People Don't Recognise - PsyBlog

5 Classic Signs of Depression Most People Don't Recognise - PsyBlog | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
A hidden epidemic: research reveals many Americans are depressed without knowing it.
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Martians Might Be Real. That Makes Mars Exploration Way More Complicated

Martians Might Be Real. That Makes Mars Exploration Way More Complicated | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Inside NASA's Office of Planetary Protection, where they don't worry about what Martians could do to us, but what our extremophiles could do to them.
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IBM's New Artificial Neurons a Big Step Toward Powerful Brain-Like Computers

IBM's New Artificial Neurons a Big Step Toward Powerful Brain-Like Computers | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Thanks to a sleek new computer chip developed by IBM, we are one step closer to making computers work like the brain. The neuromorphic chip... read more
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Afternoon Slump at Work: 18 Tips to Beat It | Reader's Digest

Afternoon Slump at Work: 18 Tips to Beat It | Reader's Digest | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
When your energy is drained, these tricks will help you recharged and be productive through the end of the day.
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How Sitting Is Killing Us

We spend most of our days on our behinds, and that's taking a toll on everything from our health to our mood and creativity
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Breakthrough solar cell captures carbon dioxide and sunlight, produces burnable fuel

Breakthrough solar cell captures carbon dioxide and sunlight, produces burnable fuel | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have engineered a potentially game-changing solar cell that cheaply and efficiently converts atmospheric carbon dioxide directly into usable hydrocarbon fuel, using onl...
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Check Out Nike’s Crazy New Machine-Designed Track Shoe

Check Out Nike’s Crazy New Machine-Designed Track Shoe | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Nike's newest track spikes can slash a 100-meter runner's time by more than a tenth of a second—enough to turn a fourth-place finisher into a gold medalist.
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Forget the School Bus—The Most Magical Field Trip Is in VR

Forget the School Bus—The Most Magical Field Trip Is in VR | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
This is the field trip of the future, as imagined by Google’s Expeditions Pioneer Program.
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Nanobeads used to create microscope superlens

Nanobeads used to create microscope superlens | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Scientists from Bangor University in Wales have used nanobeads to create a microscope superlens, enabling magnification of objects on a scale not previously possible.
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Sensational meteorite fragments unearthed in Bern field - SWI swissinfo.ch

Sensational meteorite fragments unearthed in Bern field - SWI swissinfo.ch | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Researchers and collectors have discovered hundreds of meteorite fragments on a field in canton Bern. It’s the largest meteorite find i
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OpenAI Is Calling for Techie Cops to Battle Code Gone Rogue

OpenAI Is Calling for Techie Cops to Battle Code Gone Rogue | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
If an artificial intelligence goes bad, who ya gonna call?
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How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Diagnose Mental Disorders

How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Diagnose Mental Disorders | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Machine learning could train software to spot verbal tics associated with schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder.
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How the City of Paris Preserves 13 Million Photographs | Conservation Lab | The Creators Project

How the City of Paris Preserves 13 Million Photographs | Conservation Lab | The Creators Project | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
The birthplace of photography hires a team of experts that specialize in everything from daguerreotypes to digital prints.
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Big Data, Cloud Demand Drive IT Job Growth - InformationWeek

Big Data, Cloud Demand Drive IT Job Growth - InformationWeek | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
IT job numbers grew in July, but not as fast as they did during the rest of 2016. Yet big data and cloud trends will continue to drive job growth going forward, according to CompTIA researchers.
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The healing power of AI

The healing power of AI | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence originally aspired to replace doctors. Researchers imagined robots that could ask you questions, run the answers through an algorithm..
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Engineers just created a programmable quantum computer

Engineers just created a programmable quantum computer | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
The small quantum computer was able to run a number of algorithms
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A New Wireless Hack Can Unlock 100 Million Volkswagens

A New Wireless Hack Can Unlock 100 Million Volkswagens | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
A team of researchers has found that Volkswagen stores secret keys in car components that leave almost all its vehicles since 1995 vulnerable to theft.
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Strong: U.S. economy adds 255,000 jobs in July

Strong: U.S. economy adds 255,000 jobs in July | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
The U.S. economy added 255,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate remained at 4.9%.
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The Quest to Make Code Work Like Biology Just Took A Big Step

The Quest to Make Code Work Like Biology Just Took A Big Step | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
Coders have long sought to mimic biological systems. A new tool aims to make it easier for anyone's software to course through the Internet's veins.
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Pictured: ISIS knifeman who slit elderly priest's throat in Normandy

Pictured: ISIS knifeman who slit elderly priest's throat in Normandy | Higher Education Research | Scoop.it
The 19-year-old 'ISIS soldier' who slaughtered an elderly Catholic priest in a savage attack in a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, near Rouen, has been named as Adel Kermiche.
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God rest Father Jacques Hamel's soul and let the devil take care of the misguided..dead idiots who did this
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