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A Coronavirus Epidemic Hit 20,000 Years Ago, New Study Finds

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: Researchers have found evidence that a coronavirus epidemic swept East Asia...

Can Artificial Intelligence Restore 85-Year-Old Popeye Cartoons?

A Slashdot reader shared an anonymous tip about "new consumer-grade artificial intelligence employed to restore 85 year-old Popeye cartoons, using only the...

Microsoft Unveils Surface Pro 7 and Surface Pro X

At an event today, where Microsoft announced the Surface Laptop 3, Windows 10X, and an Android smartphone, the company also unveiled refreshed...

The World’s First Carbon Dioxide Removal Law Database

Today, researchers at Columbia University launched the world's first database of carbon dioxide removal laws, providing an annotated bibliography of legal materials...

Google Maps Will Soon Let You Draw on a Map To Fix It

An anonymous reader shares a report: If you've ever been frustrated by a road simply not existing on Google Maps, the company's...

When Learning Is Really Remote: Students Climb Trees and Travel Miles for a Cell...

On school days, the three teenage students hop on a motorbike and ride to their personal study hall: a spot along a narrow...

Facebook Is Losing Users In the US and Canada

User growth in the United States in Canada -- the company's most lucrative ad market -- has declined, Facebook reported as part...

Coronavirus Vaccine Developed By University of Oxford Appears Safe and Trains the Immune System,...

A coronavirus vaccine the University of Oxford is developing with AstraZeneca showed promising results in early human testing, a sign of progress...

Harmful Lies Spread Easily in the UK Because the Nation Lacks a Law To...

Misleading and harmful online content about Covid-19 has spread "virulently" because the UK still lacks a law to regulate social media, an...

Japan’s ARM-Based Supercomputer Leads World In Top500 List; Exascale Expected In 2021

dcblogs writes: Japan's Fugaku ARM-based supercomputer is the world's most powerful in the latest Top500 list, setting a world record of 442...