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From Asia to Americas, German cockroach conquered the world

Disgustingly resilient, the German cockroach is the most widespread roach of all roachkind. A recent study reconstructed its origins and charted its unstoppable rise.

24/05/2024

How to store summer heat for the winter

It is possible to warm houses in winter using heat generated in summer. What storage technologies are available and how good are they? An overview of four methods.

24/05/2024

What is biodiversity and why does it matter?

A diversity of interconnected living organisms are the foundation of healthy and resilience ecosystems that provide food, shelter and clean air. But the loss of a single species can upset the balance.

22/05/2024

What is greenwashing?

Can you separate the green facts from eco fiction? It's easy to be fooled by greenwashing. Here's why it is a growing environmental issue.

21/05/2024

Microsoft reveals PCs with AI capabilities

The American multinational corporation has unveiled a new category of personal computers with artificial intelligence capabilities. The tech giant said that the AI features will take place on the device itself.

21/05/2024

Snakebite researcher steps on vipers 40,000 times

A Brazilian biologist has used a risky method to study snakes' biting habits by treading — gently — on them. But even his special boots didn't save him a dangerous nip from one specimen.

19/05/2024

Germany: New online atlas compares 1,700 hospitals' services

Which hospital in Germany offers which services at which level of quality? The government is launching a new online "atlas" tracking this. The health minister said it offered a "clear guide through the hospital jungle."

17/05/2024

AI Lexicon: T is for text mining

Do you know your AI from your ML? Or your facial recognition from your Ethical AI? Our AI Lexicon offers easy-to-understand definitions and examples of AI in everyday life. It really is what you need to know.

17/05/2024

AI Lexicon: S is for supervised learning

Do you know your AI from your ML? Or your facial recognition from your Ethical AI? Our AI Lexicon offers easy-to-understand definitions and examples of AI in everyday life. It really is what you need to know.

17/05/2024

AI Lexicon: R is for reinforced learning

Do you know your AI from your ML? Or your facial recognition from your Ethical AI? Our AI Lexicon offers easy-to-understand definitions and examples of AI in everyday life. It really is what you need to know.

17/05/2024

AI Lexicon: Q is for qubits and quantum computing

Do you know your AI from your ML? Or your facial recognition from your Ethical AI? Our AI Lexicon offers easy-to-understand definitions and examples of AI in everyday life. It really is what you need to know.

17/05/2024

AI Lexicon: P is for predictive

Do you know your AI from your ML? Or your facial recognition from your Ethical AI? Our AI Lexicon offers easy-to-understand definitions and examples of AI in everyday life. It really is what you need to know.

17/05/2024

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