COVID-19 a reminder of the challenge of emerging infectious diseases

Mar 24, 2020 Technology
Transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
COVID-19 outbreak is a stark reminder of the ongoing challenge of emerging and re-emerging infectious pathogens.

How people investigate, or don't, fake news

Mar 18, 2020 Technology
Woman looking her smartphone.
Facebook and Twitter, provide people with a lot of information, but it's getting harder to tell what's real and what's not.

5 video calls apps in times of coronavirus

Mar 18, 2020 Technology
Girl holding her cell phone making a video call.
We chose the best free applications to make video calls while dealing with the coronavirus, so we can avoid face-to-face contact.

How sperm unpack dad's genome so it merges with mom's

Mar 16, 2020 Technology
Sperm cell
A new study may give us some insights into one of the most mysterious moments of human conception.

5 smartphones with the best cameras

Mar 13, 2020 Technology
Person holding an iPhone 11.
The camera is usually a decisive factor when choosing a smartphone. Let's see, therefore, the 5 phones that have the best.

Music without cables! 3 powerful and inexpensive wireless headphones

Mar 13, 2020 Technology
Xiaomi Airdots wireless headphones.
Are the headphones you want very expensive? Get to know these three excellent quality alternatives for less than $ 100.

Engendering trust in an AI world

Mar 04, 2020 Technology
Face of a person built by computer.
How do we create trust in artificial intelligence in a world that has come to increasingly rely on it?

To predict an epidemic, evolution can't be ignored

Mar 03, 2020 Technology
The spread of information and epidemics.
The mutation of a pathogen can change the speed of how it spreads.

Data centers use less energy than you think

Feb 28, 2020 Technology
Computer server
If the world is using more and more data, then it must be using more and more energy, right? Not so, says a comprehensive new analysis.

The 5 best apps to edit photos on your smartphone

Feb 27, 2020 Technology
Person editing a photo on his cell phone.
We have made a top 5 of the best applications to edit photographs for smartphones, with professional aspects and intuitive interfaces.

Should we charge for offering our personal data on the web?

Feb 21, 2020 Technology
Woman using her laptop.
An IMDEA Networks institute researcher proposes that users receive financial compensation in exchange for the personal data they offer on the web .

What will the Atari hotels be like?

Feb 19, 2020 Technology
Atari video game console.
The renowned brand of video game consoles will launch its own chain of themed hotels.

Low-cost 'smart' diaper can notify caregiver when it's wet

Feb 17, 2020 Technology
A woman adjusts her baby's diaper.
If worn too long, a wet diaper can cause painful rashes, and miserable babies -- and parents

Latin America 2020: labor market and AI

Feb 13, 2020 Technology
Person touching the hand of a robot
In response to the growth of Artificial Intelligence, experts warn about its impact on the Latin American labor market.
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