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Folding@home ARM support lets Android devices crunch COVID-19 research data

Folding@home and Rosetta@home can now run on billions of Android smartphones, Raspberry Pi devices and ARM-based servers. The distributed computing projects, which give citizen scientists a way to contribute their devices’ computing power to the deve…
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‘Borderlands 3’ rewards you for aiding human gut research

You might just nudge scientific progress forward the next time you play Borderlands 3. Gearbox has introduced a Borderlands Science mini-game that will help scientists map the human gut’s microbiome in return for rewards. It may look like a simple bl…
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AI can have trouble recognizing diversity and MIT research is finding out why

According to MIT research, facial recognition programs don’t recognize minorities as often as they do Caucasian faces and it’s likely because the photos used to train the artificial intelligence were limited.

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Galaxy S8 will have a 5.5-inch 4K display, research firm says

The Galaxy S7 hasn’t been out very long, and the rumors for its replacement are already starting. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is being rumored to sport a 5.5-inch 4K UHD display, according to market research firm UBI Research. Is there much of a need for a 4K UHD display at this point? Not really. There’s hardly […]

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By the numbers: Pew Research profiles ride-hailing customers

A Pew study of the digital economy shows that age, education, income, and geography all impact ride-hailing service usage. Younger adults located in urban areas are more likely to use the services.

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What’s for dinner? NASA funds research for turning poop into astronaut meals

This news may be hard for astronauts to swallow, but NASA recently announced a number of research grants for university-led projects, one of which involves looking at ways to turn human poop into food for space travelers on missions into deep space.

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