A rural herdsman tested positive for the infection, which can be treated with antibiotics.
Tags: china plague mongolia
The world needs to engage seriously with China’s AI development and take a closer look at what’s really going on.
Tags: artificial-intelligence china technology
Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here's how North America did it a century ago
In the 1800s, Americans hunted many wild species near or into extinction. Then in the early 1900s, the US shifted from uncontrolled consumption of wildlife to conservation. Could Asia follow suit?
June 17, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: covid-19 china wildlife fishing wildlife-conservation bison endangered-species us-history wildlife-trade asia hunting ivory-ban wildlife-management
The Micius satellite has enabled messages with unbreakable encryption to be sent 1,200km.
June 16, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: china quantum-entanglement quantum-communication
A new framework for learning from each other.
Tags: sustainability energy environment business climate china economics policy urban-planning research transportation school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences mit-energy-initiative
Researchers from New York University are designing AI algorithms to help predict COVID-19 outcomes.
May 14, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: machine-learning health medicine artificial-intelligence covid-19 coronavirus china pandemic sars-cov-2 outbreak hemoglobin predictive-analytics
In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it's time to change that.
May 12, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: cybersecurity hacking china internet russia iran online-crime department-of-defense hackers north-korea cyber-warfare department-of-homeland-security
Sexually active men should consider wearing condoms during the pandemic.
May 7, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus china sars-cov-2 sexually-transmitted-infection condoms semen
The mysterious disappearance of the first SARS virus, and why we need a vaccine for the current one but didn't for the other
COVID-19 and SARS are both deadly – but different. SARS symptoms were quick to appear, making it easier to contain. Because health officials were able to contain it, the virus died off.
May 5, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: covid-19 coronavirus china pandemic vaccines severe-acute-respiratory-syndrome-sars coronavirus-vaccine
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