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Instagram for Kids? Experts Call Delayed Plans a Smart Move

Oct. 7, 2021 — How young is “too young” for Instagram? Since news broke that Instagram was developing a platform for kids, the idea has been highly debated.“Instagram Kids” is being designed for kids ages 10 to 12 years old and will feature parental controls, no advertisements, and other child safety features, according to Adam…

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Experts: To curb climate change, get wealthy people to enact reforms

Researchers say that wealthy and well-connected people have a greater ability to push the conversation on climate change, at least partially because of their contribution to pollution — such as the 50% of greenhouse gases linked to air travel being caused by 1% of the population. Photo by MichaelGaida/Pixabay Sept. 30 (UPI) — The wealthy…

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FDA experts among group opposing US booster shot plan

The average person doesn’t need a COVID-19 booster yet, an international group of scientists — including two top U.S. regulators — wrote Monday in a scientific journal.The experts reviewed studies of the vaccines’ performance and concluded the shots are working well despite the extra-contagious delta variant, especially against severe disease. “Even in populations with fairly…

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Experts call for changes to regulation of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Current regulation of electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products should change with different arrangements put in place for the two groups of products, suggests research published in BMJ Open. E-cigarettes, known as electronic nicotine delivery systems and heated tobacco products—devices that contain tobacco and heat it to produce an emission containing…

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Experts: In wake of COVID-19, employers must make offices healing spaces

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The COVID-19 pandemic emptied many offices, and there are some indications the exodus isn’t temporary. The American Psychological Association points to a 2020 survey by PwC that shows more than half of U.S. employees expect to continue working from home at least one day a week. So, what does that mean…

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Experts split over effectiveness of climate emergency declarations

Fig. 1: Emergency frames in sustainability. Credit: DOI: 10.1038/s41893-021-00749-9 Politicians and activists should be cautious in their use of climate and biodiversity emergency declarations as their impact can be harmful as well as helpful in tackling the world’s biggest problems, new research co-authored by the University of Sussex Business School warns. The calling of a…

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Experts estimate endangered Galapagos pink iguana population at 211

Handout photo released by the Galapagos National Park of a Galapagos pink iguana at Wolf Volcano on Isabela Island in the Galapagos archipelago, Ecuador. Scientific experts sent to the Galapagos Islands to count a critically endangered lizard species estimate there to be just 211 pink iguanas left, local authorities said Friday. Around 30 scientists and…

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Even experts are too quick to rely on AI explanations, study finds

The Transform Technology Summits start October 13th with Low-Code/No Code: Enabling Enterprise Agility. Register now! As AI systems increasingly inform decision-making in health care, finance, law, and criminal justice, they need to provide justifications for their behavior that humans can understand. The field of “explainable AI” has gained momentum as regulators turn a critical eye…

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Experts Clash over Cost of Carbon

An academic debate over a key metric for greenhouse gases is heating up, just as a high-profile courtroom battle is scheduled to begin. Prominent economists are clashing over the Biden administration’s approach to the social cost of carbon, which assigns a dollar value to the harm caused by 1 metric ton of greenhouse gas emissions.…

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Nutrition and tech experts bring carb-coding power to the masses with AI startup

Performance Nutritionist David Dunne has spent a decade supporting some of the biggest names in world sport, including Olympians and world champions.And it was while undertaking a PHD in nutrition, behaviour change and technology, that Dunne met many other like-minded professionals who were fascinated by the impact that technology can have on behaviour.“We started to…