Leaders of the artificial intelligence community are thinking about the roadmap for AI research for the next 20 years in the United States.Read More
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This season’s influenza vaccine appears to have reduced the risk of infection with the dominate circulating flu strain by 72 per cent, interim Canadian results suggest.
Enlarge / Title page of first edition of Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, relating the fictional adventures of one Lemuel Gulliver. (credit: Meisei University Library, Tokyo, Japan) Gulliver’s Travels is justly regarded as one of the best satirical novels of all time, although its author, Jonathan Swift, claimed he wrote the book “to vex the world […]
Sophie Ibbotson January 16, 2019 Share this article Some 25 years after the genocide that killed a million people, Sophie Ibbotson discovers an East African nation very much on the up. What’s the first word which comes to mind when you hear “Rwanda”? No, you don’t need to say it; almost everyone thinks of the […]
Enlarge / Not my actual home office, but you get the idea. (credit: Manuel Breva Colmeiro / Getty Images) As we look back on the past 20 years of Ars Technica from our “orbiting HQ,” one of the things we’ve gotten to witness firsthand is how the nature of working from home has changed. Today, […]
The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a report.
The burden of the flu is falling heavily on young children this year — an age group that traditionally shows low vaccination rates, Canadian doctors say.
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The original ‘Legend of Zelda’ has a massive hidden area that one player finally opened, more than 30 years later
Nintendo/YouTube In 1986, the original “Legend of Zelda” arrived on the Nintendo Entertainment System and, subsequently, spawned a decades-long blockbuster franchise. The original game’s open-world environment was massive at the time, and half of that world was hidden from players — it’s known as the “minus world.” One intrepid YouTube creator managed to access to […]