Saturday, May 30, 2020
Science park (Parque de las ciencias) in the city of Canelones in Uruguay.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (ViaNews) - The legalization of Marijuana is a controversial subject, constantly making news headlines. Debates on the use of Cannabis in the treatment of health conditions are no strangers to controversy either. When talking about its responsible use for medicinal purposes, good information is more relevant than ever, especially to those who might actually improve a health condition...

Do NHS Targets Matter?

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
London, UK (VIAnews) - Britain’s health service appears to be plunging into deeper crisis as new research from the BBC indicates mass failure to hit Government set targets. These goals are laid down for the time it takes for a patient to be seen in Accident and Emergency departments, waiting time for cancer treatment and the period of wait for...
Serbia Pills
Belgrade, Serbia (VIAnews) - The Laboratory for Instrumental Analysis at the Faculty of Chemistry in Belgrade recently discovered a horrible truth about an allegedly 100% natural losing weight product. Instead of plant extracts from bamboo and Job's-tears, the "Slim Line“ pills contain pure fluoxetine chloride, commonly known by its trade name, Prozac. The scientists isolated around 10 mg of Prozac per...
Last month I attended a "Medicare for All" rally in Kansas City. The rally was hosted by a variety of groups, including the National Nurses United. Health care professionals at the rally spoke about how they believed our country was moving forward in discoveries in health, but backwards in the actual healthcare provided to people. While Republicans attempted, and failed,...
Zika Virus mosquito.
An open letter addressed to the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Margaret Chan calls for the Brazil Olympic Games to be Postponed or Moved. The Open Letter has four authors, the Prof. Amir Attaran (University of Ottawa), Prof. Arthur Caplan and Prof. Lee Igel (New York University) and Dr. Christopher Gaffney (University of Zurich). As of...

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Pedro Oliveira, co-founder of Landing.Jobs says coworking spaces need to operate from more distributed locations. (Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash)

COVID-19 Raises Need for More Distributed Coworking Spaces: Landing.Jobs Co-Founder

Telework and working in distributed teams are becoming a standard for many companies due to COVID-19 and may become even more commonplace...

Interview

Amir Bozorgzadeh, Virtuleap's co-founder and CEO (Photo source: Amir Bozorgzadeh's LinkedIn page)

Coronavirus Made Startups Get Real About Their Business Models: Virtuleap’s CEO

As the world is reeling from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, many startups are taking a not-so-pleasant or even painful walk down...

Future of Work

Robotics

The Heasy robot has been designed as a smart home terminal, able to educate customers and move alone in space. Photo by: LSA.

Artificial Intelligence Is Leading a Revolution in Robotics

Robotics, as a discipline has been around for a long time. The increasing demand for automation, however, has seen interest in robots grow exponentially. Statista estimates that the market for Robo-advisors will be worth...
An aquatic soft robot, inspired by a lionfish and designed by James Pikul, former postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Rob Shepherd. Photo by: Cornell.edu.

Artificial Intelligence-Powered Robotic Fish

For the longest time, robots have been essential, even as developers tried to make them more human in the way they operate. Fast forward researchers at Cornell University have demystified this thought...

Artificial Intelligence

Jean-Francois Gagné, CEO at Element AI, an artificial intelligence software company. Photo by: Via News.

How to Implement AI Into Your Business

We met with Jean-François Gagné, the CEO at Element AI, a global AI software provider that aims to solve real-world problems. Jean-François Gagné has made a name for itself in the field...
A Cruise Automation Chevrolet Bolt, third generation, seen in San Francisco. Photo by: Dilu,

Will AI Live Up to the Hype? A Look at Current Trend and Future...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer stuff for the movies but a reality that is unfolding. The technology is slowly permeating human life through driverless cars, the use of algorithms to accomplish...
Manufacturing equipment. Image by: Mixabest.

How Artificial Intelligence Revolution Is Disrupting Manufacturing Industry

In the past few years, Artificial Intelligence has been one of the technologies that are growing fast and disrupting almost every sector. Implementation of AI is very vital in defining future growth...