Study shows AI-generated fake reports fool experts

It doesn’t take a human mind to produce misinformation convincing enough to fool experts in such critical fields as cybersecurity. iLexx/iStock via Getty Images – 2021 Jun 07 Authors: Priyanka Ranade PhD Student in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore …

Why are women more prone to long Covid?

While men over 50 tend to suffer the most acute symptoms of coronavirus, women who get long Covid outnumber men by as much as four to one. A pedestrian in Russia – one of the countries to monitor the disproportionate number of women …

The Importance of Teaching Dred Scott

Dred Scott and Roger B. Taney – From The New Yorker – In January, 2011, the House of Representatives undertook a recitation of the United States Constitution on the House floor. Lawmakers started with “We the People” and took turns reading the text …

The Italian Village Where the Houses Have Eyes

An architect has worked to save Aliano’s unusual facial features, thought to ward off the “evil eye.” This anthropomorphic house in Aliano was rebuilt, following the direction of architect Lodovico Alessandri. It now hosts a pizzeria and rooms for tourists. Federico Formica – …

 

What happened to Confederate money after the Civil War?

Confederate currency had images of enslaved people, historical figures and mythical deities. elycefeliz/Flickr, CC BY-ND – By Robert Gudmestad, Professor and Chair of History Department, Colorado State University 2021 May 03 – Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If …

The Bloody History of Anti-Asian Violence in the West

An illustration from the November 20, 1880, issue of Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper depicts an anti-Chinese riot in Denver, Colorado. Violence against Chinese immigrants was widespread in the American West.   Courtesy of the Chinese American Museum/Dylan and Phoenix Wong – SOURCE: National Geographic …

Billion-year old fossil may be first multicellular animal

The billion-year-old multicellular microfossil was found at Loch Torridon in the Scottish Highlands.  grafxart/Depositphotos – By Michael Irving 2021 May 02 – Scientists have discovered the fossil of what may be the earliest multicellular animal ever found. Dating back a billion years, the microscopic …

Study shows AI-generated fake reports fool experts

It doesn’t take a human mind to produce misinformation convincing enough to fool experts in such critical fields as cybersecurity. iLexx/iStock via Getty Images – 2021 Jun 07 Authors: Priyanka Ranade PhD Student in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore …

Why are women more prone to long Covid?

While men over 50 tend to suffer the most acute symptoms of coronavirus, women who get long Covid outnumber men by as much as four to one. A pedestrian in Russia – one of the countries to monitor the disproportionate number of women …

The Importance of Teaching Dred Scott

Dred Scott and Roger B. Taney – From The New Yorker – In January, 2011, the House of Representatives undertook a recitation of the United States Constitution on the House floor. Lawmakers started with “We the People” and took turns reading the text …

The Italian Village Where the Houses Have Eyes

An architect has worked to save Aliano’s unusual facial features, thought to ward off the “evil eye.” This anthropomorphic house in Aliano was rebuilt, following the direction of architect Lodovico Alessandri. It now hosts a pizzeria and rooms for tourists. Federico Formica – …