Thousands of extremist videos will be removed by YouTube

YouTube will remove thousands of videos advocating extremist ideologies such as neo-Nazism and white supremacism. This effort aims to eliminate discriminatory or hateful content. “We specifically prohibit videos that affirm…

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Dark matter, older than the big bang?

A new theory that dark matter appeared before the big-bang trainer of the universe is advanced by American astrophysicists, who also think they have found a way to detect it….

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Save koalas from starvation by changing their diet

Modifying the microbiome of koalas threatened by the disappearance of their natural habitat could save the species, according to Australian researchers. The fluctuating population of koalas at Cape Otway, Victoria,…

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The most accurate map of the Milky Way published to date

The European Space Agency has published the first edition of a map of more than 1.8 billion celestial objects in our galaxy, observed with unmatched precision by the Gaia Space…

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Japanese probe Hayabusa-2 reports asteroid samples

all it a space delivery: After six years in space, the Japanese probe Hayabusa-2 returns home, but just enough time to drop precious asteroid samples there before embarking on a…

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Capital One hacker stole data from 30 other companies

A software engineer responsible for stealing data from 106 million people doing business with Capital One Bank in North America also usurped data from 30 other companies, US federal prosecutors…

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This malicious Android application has been downloaded more than 100 million times

Google removed the CamScanner application from the Play Store on Wednesday after it was discovered that it contained malicious software. The app downloaded more than 100 million times on the…

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Security breach exposed more than one million fingerprints

A biometric database powered by more than 5700 companies worldwide was discovered online, unprotected, by a cybersecurity research team. This database being thus accessible to everyone, unencrypted passwords, facial recognition…

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Intensive BP control tied to better brain health

Tight control of blood pressure may slow the onset of brain white matter lesions that inevitably accompany aging, according to a new study published by JAMA. A magnetic resonance imaging…

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Suicide risk increases after a cancer diagnosis

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States and the incidence of suicidal death is higher among cancer patients than in the general population. New research…

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