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Health

Eye test could predict a patient’s stroke risk ‘decades in

The retina is the light-sensitive layers of nerve tissue at the back of the eye, which receives images and sends them as electrical signals to the brain via the optic nerve. Enlightening research, based on the eye scans of 46,969 patients, shows that the “retina age gap” could be a key indicator to stroke risk. […]

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Canada

Secret shopper test catches Kia dealership breaking the law,

Wil Brookins knows car dealerships don’t have the greatest reputations, but says what happened at the Kia West Edmonton dealership where he worked for almost two years was downright illegal. People who browsed the dealership’s website and came in with a specific vehicle — and price — in mind were pressured to buy “extras,” he says, such as […]

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Sports

Josh Bohannon hits fifty as England Lions draw first Test vs Sri

Josh Bohannon scored 57 as England Lions batted out the final day to draw with Sri Lanka A in the first unofficial Test in Galle. England were set 333 for victory after Sri Lanka A declared on 662-9 following a collapse of six wickets for eight runs from 654-3. The Lions were wobbling at 71-4 […]

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Technology

Apple MacBook Air M1 receives 20% discount, drops to its lowest

The MacBook Air M1 has dropped back to its lowest price to date on Best Buy (Image: Notebookcheck) The arguably best bang-for-the-buck options in Apple’s current MacBook lineup has now returned to its lowest price yet as the 2020 MacBook Air with the fast Apple M1 SoC has been put on sale for US$799 at […]

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Science

DISA Launches Pilot Program to Test DOD’s Classified Cloud

The Defense Information System Agency will begin limited user testing of the Department of Defense’s first cloud environment authorized to host classified data for military services and DOD components.  DISA said Friday the pilot testing for DOD365-Secret follows the general availability of Microsoft’s Office 365 Government Secret, which offers a set of cloud-based productivity, compliance, […]

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Health

DNA test reveals some Jewish ancestry, but from who?

I’m not Jewish. But do I know that for certain? I’ve been giving that a lot of thought since I received some unexpected results from recent DNA testing. The first question in my mind was, and still is: Where did that 22% “Jewish Peoples of Europe” in my DNA come from? Part of the answer […]

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Technology

Apple Wi-Fi chip project shelved in favor of next-gen iPhone and

A new iPhone’s Wi-Fi will not get any more Apple any time soon. (Source: Apple) Apple had reportedly planned to release iPhone 16- or 17-series devices with their own in-house Wi-Fi chips to go with their next-gen proprietary processors. However, according to a leading industry analyst, these aspirations have just gone the same way as […]

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Automotive

Learners have to travel 70 miles for driving test – Research

Campaigners have condemned the “chaos” in the testing system which has left would-be drivers facing an average backlog of 15 weeks. The scramble for appointments means that people are turning to third-party websites to get notification of last-minute cancellation slots, and often finding there are no tests available in their part of the country. Countryside […]

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Technology

University of Minnesota law professors test if AI program ChatGPT

Can ChatGPT pass a Minnesota law professor’s final exam? Can ChatGPT pass a Minnesota law professor’s final exam? 02:20 MINNEAPOLIS — You may have heard recently about the artificial intelligence program Chat GPT.  Some University of Minnesota law professors wanted to find out if it could pass their final exams. Professor Dan Schwarcz had his […]

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Automotive

Driving test change introduced today will protect examiners from

The body worn cameras will be an essential part of uniform, for the safety of the examiners. An email was sent to drivers who have a booked driving test today, informing them of the changes. Body worn cameras are not new to DVSA, as its enforcement staff who tackle road-side issues have worn them for […]