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Gaming Used to Understand Hybrid Intelligence

Have you ever thought about what makes certain people special as a gamer? Is their mind super sharp - is that what helps them ace certain types of games? Now, think about which skills computers perform better than humans, and vice versa. What happens when you combine the two to solve problems? University of Virginia grad, Janet Rafner has found her place studying these questions at the Denmark-based research group, ScienceAtHome.

How Is Climate Change Impacting Sharks?

It’s Shark Week, an entire week devoted to one of the Earth’s most misunderstood and magnificent animals. While sharks have captured the imagination of millions as a dangerous and ferocious hunter, there’s much more to these fish than what horror movies show us. Sharks, like all other animals, are simply trying to live their lives and survive in the wild and are feeling the same stresses as other creatures. Human encroachment, overfishing, and even climate change impacts.

Too Much Copper Is Fatal To Germs

For thousands of years, people noticed that copper helped ward off certain illnesses, but no one knew why. It seemed that copper had magical powers. In the 19th century, scientists put forth the germ theory, which held that tiny organisms invisible to the human eye were responsible for many diseases. As germ theory gained acceptance, it was recognized that copper had the power to kill germs.

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