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October 26, 2018 3:34 PM AI Guru Andrew Ng on the Job Market of Tomorrow

The co-founder of Google’s deep-learning research team on the promise of a conditional basic income, the need for a skills-based education system and what CEOs don’t understand about artificial intelligence Sentient artificial intelligence may take hundreds of years to develop, but AI is already beginning to transform nearly every industry, says Andrew 85

October 26, 2018 3:03 PM Hospital accreditation not linked to patient outcomes in U.S

(Reuters Health) - Hospital accreditation isn’t necessarily tied to better outcomes for U.S. patients, researchers say. Based on records for more than 4.2 million patients over age 65 covered by Medicare, the study team found no difference between accredited and unaccredited hospitals in patient death rates, and only a slightly lower rate of patient 103

October 25, 2018 8:26 PM Mysterious cloud over Mars puzzles onlookers, invites conspiracy theories

Since 13 September 2018, the Visual Monitoring Camera (VMC) on board ESA’s Mars Express has been observing the evolution of a curious cloud formation that appears regularly in the vicinity of the 20 km-high Arsia Mons volcano, close to the planet’s equator. (Credit: ESA/GCP/UPV/EHU Bilbao, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO) Although Mars' atmosphere is comprised of vastly 91

October 25, 2018 1:44 AM Where to find the world's best sake

JJ O' Donoghue, for CNN • Updated 25th October 2018 This melancholy haiku was penned by Japanese poet Matsuo Basho in 1689, shortly before he set off on a 1,200-mile journey through Tohoku, Japan's vast northeast that reaches up to Hokkaido. The trip is remembered in his celebrated travelog, "The Narrow Road to the North," a classic of Japanese literature 70

October 24, 2018 9:09 PM Surgeon age doesn't affect cataract surgery outcomes

(Reuters Health) - Late-career surgeons perform a large proportion of cataract operations, and they do it with an overall low rate of adverse events, a Canadian study suggests. In recent years, researchers have analyzed whether surgeons’ age affects their skills, dexterity and risk for mistakes in the operating room, the study authors note in JAMA Ophthalmology 108

October 24, 2018 8:34 PM NASA’s Parker Solar Probe snaps Earth pic as its speeds to the Sun

NASA has released an image of the Earth captured by the Parker Solar Probe on its historic journey to the Sun. The picture was captured on Sept. 25 by Parker’s Wide-field Imager for Solar Probe (WISPR) instrument. When the image of the Earth was taken, Parker Solar Probe was about 27 million miles from Earth. The average distance between the Sun and Earth 244

October 24, 2018 11:48 AM Domestic shipping drives UPS profit

FILE- In this Jan. 5, 2018, photo, a UPS delivery driver loads his cart with packages from his truck, in Boston. UPS Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File) ATLANTA – Domestic shipping is helping to drive revenue higher at UPS and third-quarter profits rose 20 percent, but shares are down before the opening bell with U.S. markets 64

October 23, 2018 6:30 AM Mt. Hood fault lines could trigger quake that could knock some off their feet, researchers say

Researchers say active fault lines on Mount Hood could potentially trigger a 7.2 magnitude quake. (USDA) Researchers say active fault lines on Mount Hood could potentially trigger a 7.2 magnitude quake that could reach Portland. KGW-TV reports the recently discovered fault lines to the north, south and southwest of Mount Hood extend to the Columbia River 85

October 22, 2018 9:31 PM Childhood obesity tied to severe hip disorder

(Reuters Health) - Kids who are obese may be more likely to develop a severe hip disorder than children who are not overweight, a UK study suggests. The disorder, known as slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), is one of the most common hip problems in children and adolescents. It can lead the ball at the head of the thigh bone to slip backward and often 110

October 22, 2018 8:13 PM Agree Realty: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) _ Agree Realty Corp. (ADC) on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The real estate investment trust, based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, said it had funds from operations of $23.4 million, or 72 cents per share, in the period 51