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Researchers trick Tesla autopilot into driving into opposing traffic


“Woah. Researchers successfully trick @Tesla autopilot into driving into opposing traffic via “small stickers as interference patches on the ground” #adversarialAI #abusabilitytesting (ht @ryanaraine…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19536375
Posted by ve55 (karma: 1350)
Post stats: Points: 151 - Comments: 102 - 2019-03-31T16:20:44Z

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Intel Visa Exploit Gives Access to Computer’s Entire Data, Researchers Show


Security researchers have discovered a previously unknown feature in the Intel chipsets, which could allow an attacker to intercept data from the computer memory.
Article word count: 340

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19535059
Posted by DennisP (karma: 8697)
Post stats: Points: 122 - Comments: 51 - 2019-03-31T11:34:13Z

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Researchers Find Google Play Store Apps Were Government Malware


Security researchers have found a new kind of government malware that was hiding in plain sight within apps on Android’s Play Store. And they appear to have uncovered a case of lawful intercept gone…
Article word count: 2349

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19529781
Posted by 0xmohit (karma: 5741)
Post stats: Points: 109 - Comments: 25 - 2019-03-30T15:09:25Z

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Forensic scientists at Liverpool University identified Jack the Ripper!

#Jack-the-Ripper has sensationally been revealed as a 23-year-old #Jew from #Poland after fresh #DNA tests were taken from a the blood-stained shawl of #victim Catherine Eddowes.

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Forensic scientists at Liverpool University identified Jack the Ripper!

#Jack-the-Ripper has sensationally been revealed as a 23-year-old #Jew from #Poland after fresh #DNA tests were taken from a the blood-stained shawl of #victim Catherine Eddowes.

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#Aaro
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- #Researchers at #MIT #warn that if #climatechange #remains #unchecked over half a #billion #people will, from #2070 #onwards, #experience #humid #heat #waves that will #kill even #healthy people in the shade within 6 #hours, at which the #body – of any #mammal – cannot #cool itself, #overheats and #shuts #down.
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Non-survivable humid heatwaves for over 500 million people


 
- #Researchers #uncover #ring of #GitHub #accounts #promoting 300+ #backdoored #apps


A security researcher has uncovered a ring of malicious GitHub accounts promoting over 300 backdoored Windows, Mac, and Linux applications and software libraries.
https://www.zdnet.com/article/researchers-uncover-ring-of-github-accounts-promoting-300-backdoored-apps/


 
- #Researchers #uncover #ring of #GitHub #accounts #promoting 300+ #backdoored #apps
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A security researcher has uncovered a ring of malicious GitHub accounts promoting over 300 backdoored Windows, Mac, and Linux applications and software libraries.
https://www.zdnet.com/article/researchers-uncover-ring-of-github-accounts-promoting-300-backdoored-apps/


 

Researchers Find Further Evidence That Schizophrenia Is Connected to Our Guts


Giving healthy mice gut bacteria from schizophrenic patients caused them to display symptoms of the disease.
Article word count: 533

HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19196266
Posted by prostoalex (karma: 73018)
Post stats: Points: 140 - Comments: 68 - 2019-02-19T02:50:33Z

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- #Animals across the #planet are being #paralyzed and dying from a #Vitamin B1 #deficiency and #researchers are #stumped.
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Fish and birds especially seems to be affected, as worldwide seabird populations have plummeted by 70%, while fish populations are also collapsing. The cause of the deficiency is unknown
https://www.pnas.org/content/115/42/10532


 
- #Animals across the #planet are being #paralyzed and dying from a #Vitamin B1 #deficiency and #researchers are #stumped.
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Fish and birds especially seems to be affected, as worldwide seabird populations have plummeted by 70%, while fish populations are also collapsing. The cause of the deficiency is unknown
https://www.pnas.org/content/115/42/10532


 
- #Researchers #Found the #Blueprint for #Plant #Immune #Systems
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Even plants need to fend off infectious agents, now we know exactly how they do it.
https://futurism.com/blueprint-plant-immune-systems/


 
A #group of #MarkZuckerberg #funded #researchers is #testing #implantable #brain #devices as #part of a $5 #billion #quest to #end #disease
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Published on New Year's Eve, their first study details how the WAND records, stimulates, and disrupts movement in real time.
https://www.businessinsider.com/chan-zuckerberg-research-implantable-brain-device-primates-2018-12


 
- #Researchers #apply #machine #learning to #predict #earthquakes


Researchers applied machine learning to analyze Cascadia data and discovered the megathrust broadcasts a constant tremor, a fingerprint of the fault’s displacement.
https://www.myscience.org/news/2018/machine_learning_detected_signal_predicts_time_to_earthquake-2018-lanl


 
- #Researchers verify that #agricultural #biodiversity is an #effective #tool to #fight #plagues
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Researchers of the Ecophysiology and Biotechnology group of the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) in Castellón, Spain, have taken part in a study that reveals how agricultural biodiversity is an effective tool for combatting plagues and the effects that climate change has on crops.
https://phys.org/news/2018-12-agricultural-biodiversity-effective-tool-plagues.html


 
- #UK #Researchers Just #Finished #Sequencing 100,000 #Human #Genomes
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In 2012, the U.K.’s then-Prime Minister David Cameron launched the 100,000 Genomes Project, an initiative with a challenging but straightforward goal: sequence 100,000 human genomes.
https://futurism.com/100000-genomes-project-success/


 
- #UK #Researchers Just #Finished #Sequencing 100,000 #Human #Genomes
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In 2012, the U.K.’s then-Prime Minister David Cameron launched the 100,000 Genomes Project, an initiative with a challenging but straightforward goal: sequence 100,000 human genomes.
https://futurism.com/100000-genomes-project-success/


 
A #team of #researchers #led by #MojuZhao from #JSK #Laboratory at the #University of #Tokyo #demonstrates its #articulated #transforming #Dragon #drone.
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The researchers talk about how it came to be and what they hope for it in the future. See it transform in mid-air to suit different purposes, and hear what the researchers think about the Dragon of their dreams.
https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=uje6iUBbkwM


 
- #Researchers #Found What #Sadness Looks Like in the #Brain
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You know what it feels like to be sad.
https://futurism.com/sadness-circuit-brain