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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is already used in medical treatment to examine medical scans and spot diabetes in many places. In China AI can do much more than simply help doctors. It can actually aid in alleviating China's doctor shortage.
The UN and AFP launched an award Thursday to honor journalists who risk their lives to cover human rights abuses in Mexico, in tribute to two celebrated reporters murdered last year.
At least two people were killed after a gunman claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group opened fire and took hostages at a supermarket in southwest France on Friday, security sources told AFP.
On Monday, President Trump signed an executive order that bans the use of Venezuela's new crypto coin the Petro. The ban prohibits all U.S. transactions in digital currencies that benefit the Venezuelan government.
EU leaders on Thursday pressed tech giants to fully protect Europeans' personal data after the scandal over information harvested from Facebook that some in Brussels warn also threatens democracy.
A new, peer-reviewed scientific study shows that oil and gas methane emissions were 15 times higher than what the industry reported in the Red Deer production area in Alberta.
Microsoft has announced several new accessibility features coming to Windows 10. The company is preparing to rollout improvements to its assistive technologies, including Narrator and eye control. It will make Windows more accessible for all users.
Twitter is reported by Sky News to be following in the footsteps of Facebook and Google as it plans to ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICO).
The academic behind the app which harvested data from 50 million Facebook users said Wednesday he was being used as a scapegoat in the row over online privacy.
Norway's justice minister announced her resignation on Tuesday, averting a potential government crisis after she published a controversial Facebook post.
To combat fake news and to promote truthfulness in public life the Pro-Truth Pledge has been established. Those who sign are asked to adopt 12 behaviors that research in behavioral science show correlation with an orientation toward truthfulness.
The existence of new form of electronic matter has been reported by scientists. This new phase is called called quadrupole topological insulators, previously predicted as part of theoretical physics.
Scientists have developed an electric textile that can generate sufficient power to light a lamp as it is stretched. This happens through the conversion of kinetic energy into electric power.
Scientists will deliver a comprehensive assessment Friday of the state of biodiversity -- the animals and plants that humankind depends on to survive but has driven into a mass species extinction.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Argonne National Laboratory have designed a new lithium-air battery that works in a natural-air environment while continuing to function after hundreds of charge-discharge cycles.
The Syrian regime sought to seal its reconquest of Eastern Ghouta Friday as rebels evacuated a pocket close to Damascus and others were forced into talks by relentless bombardment.
Nearly 170,000 people have fled after a Turkish-led assault on the Kurdish-majority Syrian city of Afrin, the UN said Friday, pointing to the harrowing conditions faced by those displaced.
Major street protests against government plans to tighten abortion laws were expected Friday in Poland as the Council of Europe warned the new legislation ran counter to Warsaw's human rights commitments.
Anti-Islam protesters placed funeral candles outside German Chancellor Angela Merkel's electoral office together with photos of young women who have been stabbed to death, some by asylum seekers, police said Friday.
Greek pole vaulter Emmanuel Karalis has a major reason to celebrate. His 5.78 meters pole vault jump was officially ratified by the IAAF as a world junior record.
Russia's ambassador to Britain insisted Thursday that England football fans will be safe at the 2018 World Cup, despite a raging diplomatic crisis between London and Moscow.
The United Arab Emirates, slated to become the first Arab country to host the Special Olympics in 2019, is championing an alternative label for those with special needs: "People of Determination".
Steve Prefontaine was one of the best long-distance runners that America and track and field has ever known. Digital Journal chatted with his sister, Linda Prefontaine, about her brother's legacy in track and field.
Rising country artist Cale Dodds has released his breakthrough radio single, the refreshing "Take You Back." Digital Journal has the scoop.
This week’s releases include a beautiful piece of cinema; a pertinent TV series; an amusing reboot; the final chapter in a musical journey; a Japanese sensation; and an animated lesson in appearances and friendship.
Up-and-coming country artist Travis Denning chatted with Digital Journal about his new single "David Ashley Parker From Powder Springs."
For more than thirty years, “Les Misérables” has won over the public imagination as a spectacular mega-musical – so much so that a generation or two probably doesn’t even know (or care) that this tale began as an epic Victor Hugo novel.
It is a hip-looking cafe like any other in central Paris, thronged with lunchtime dinners. Except that Joyeux has a little something extra -- many of its cooks and waiters have one more chromosome.
China released Friday a list of potential tariffs on $3 billion worth of US goods, from pork to fruits and wine, that it could impose in retaliation to new US trade sanctions.
Following the footsteps of both Google and Facebook, Twitter will now also ban advertisements related to cryptocurrencies. Why is this and what doe they fear? Joe McCann, Founder and CEO of NodeSource explains.
Pharmaceutical companies are under pressure to reduce expenses while improving results. This is one reason why the sector is looking towards digital technologies. A company down this journey is the German company Merck.
Scientists have developed tiny tooth-mounted sensors that can track what a person eats. The aim is to use wireless real-time monitoring to increase medical understanding between diet and health.
State-of-the-art technology like artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the way healthcare clinics and professional medical services operate. Bionik CEO Dr. Eric Dusseux provides an overview of recent developments.
Venezuela's opposition-dominated Congress said Monday the country's deepening economic crisis has left hospitals lacking even the most basic medicines and surgical materials.
Research has shown that an improved new generation of antiviral drugs should help to expand the number of organs available for donation, and reduce the rejection rate by the human body post-surgery.
The Kremlin on Thursday said British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had made "disgusting" comments about President Vladimir Putin seeking to exploit Russia's World Cup in the way Adolf Hitler had used the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday named hardline Fox News pundit and former UN ambassador John Bolton as his new national security advisor, ousting embattled army general HR McMaster.
British Prime Minister Theresa May told EU leaders Thursday that securing a deal on the post-Brexit transition period had created a "new dynamic" to now tackle the toughest questions of trade and Ireland.
Saudi Arabia and America must pursue "urgent efforts" to bring a peaceful end to Yemen's war, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday.
Glacier ice loss is a key contributor to sea-level change, slope instability in high-mountain regions, and changing volumes of river flow. A new study shows that we cannot stop glacial melting in this century - no matter what we do.
At least 135 short-finned pilot whales died Friday after a mass beaching in Australia as rescuers worked to herd those still alive back out to sea.
A stray hippopotamus that had been roaming around the countryside in Mexico has been captured after a 10-day hunt and relocated to a wildlife refuge, authorities said Tuesday.
This week, McDonald’s became the first global restaurant company to set an emissions reduction target in line with what the science says is needed to hold global temperature rise below two degrees Celsius.
Across Japan's capital, delicate pink and white cherry blossoms are emerging, but the famed blooms are facing a potentially mortal enemy, experts say: an invasive foreign beetle.
Scientists have developed tiny tooth-mounted sensors that can track what a person eats. The aim is to use wireless real-time monitoring to increase medical understanding between diet and health.
Like every spring, the Dervishes in Kosovo on Thursday celebrated the beginning of the season by dancing and pushing skewers into their mouths in a quest for heavenly salvation.
Britain's new, blue, post-EU passports are set to be made by a Paris-based firm, reports said Thursday, in what leading Brexit supporters called a "national humiliation".
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