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- USC researchers believe there’s an opportunity to optimize our peer influences to live a healthier life using artificial intelligence.
- Men who most frequently wore boxers had significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared with men who did not usually wear boxers, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
- Despite concerns that automated vehicles, or AVs, will displace significant numbers of truck drivers in the United States, only a modest number of truck driver jobs, if any, will be affected, according to a new report.
- Of all the risk factors associated with low birth weight, a mother’s teenage smoking habit is by far the strongest observed, according to a recent study at the University of California, Irvine.
- We only learn when there is uncertainty, says Yale University professor Daeyeol Lee
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Engineering Students Develop White Cane Attachment to Help the Visually ImpairedFour engineering students at Texas A&M University have developed a white cane attachment for the visually impaired that can provide object detection and turn-by-turn navigation assistance via haptic feedback.
'Tiny House' Prototype Designed for Temporary Disaster ReliefStudents in the University of Kansas School of Engineering are designing and building new “tiny homes” that will provide safe, comfortable shelter to families that survive hurricanes and other catastrophic storms.