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Science & Nature
AI Can Help Make Recycling Better

For decades, scientists have found that pulse oximeters, devices that estimate blood-oxygen saturation, can be affected by a person’s skin color. In 2021, the FDA issued a warning about this limitation of pulse oximeters. The agency says it plans to hold a meeting on pulse oximeters later this year. Because low oxygen saturation, called hypoxemia,…

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Beijing’s Haidian district halts removal of building signs

Urban management authorities in Beijing’s Haidian district have suspended the removal of signs and billboards from buildings, and have not made a decision when work would resume. According to a notice released Saturday but only widely publicized Monday, Haidian district has ordered a stop to sign removal in the district out of concerns for workers’…

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Technology
The Enormous Black Hole At The Heart Of Our Galaxy Is Flickering – Why It Matters

At the heart of our galaxy lies a monstrous black hole named Sagittarius A*. Almost all galaxies have such supermassive black holes at their centers, and our particular black hole had its moment of fame in May 2022 when the Event Horizon Telescope project managed to take an image of it as part of an international…

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Sports
Jake Paul calls Tyson Fury a ‘f****** p****’ and challenges heavyweight world champion to up $100k bet on brother Tommy to $2m claiming he’s ‘scared’

spicy Connor Andrews 25th June 2022, 10:51 pm Updated: 25th June 2022, 10:51 pm Jake Paul has challenged Tyson Fury to bet $2million on his brother Tommy and called the world heavyweight champion a ‘f****** p****’. Paul, who takes on Tommy Fury at Madison Square Garden on August 6, was responding to Tyson’s claim he…

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Science & Nature
Spiral wave teleportation theory offers new path to defibrillate hearts, terminate arrhythmias

A spiral wave of electrical activity in the heart can cause catastrophic consequences. One spiral wave creates tachycardia — a heart rate that’s too fast — and multiple spirals cause a state of disorganized contraction known as fibrillation. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology offer a new method to disrupt spiral waves that uses…

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Health & Medical
Journalists Investigate Private Equity, Medical Debt, and Mental Health Care

June 25, 2022 We encourage organizations to republish our content, free of charge. Here’s what we ask: You must credit us as the original publisher, with a hyperlink to our khn.org site. If possible, please include the original author(s) and “Kaiser Health News” in the byline. Please preserve the hyperlinks in the story. It’s important…

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4 convicted Alberta multiple murderers can now apply for parole earlier in wake of Supreme Court ruling

An Alberta court has granted the appeals of four convicted multiple murderers, giving them all the chance to apply for parole after serving 25 years.On Friday, in three separate cases, the Alberta Court of Appeal ruled that Derek Saretzky, Edward Downey, Joshua Frank and Jason Klaus will all have their sentences varied to make parole ineligibility…

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Business
How The Qualities Of Bitcoin Baffle Nocoiners

This is an opinion editorial by Rowdy Yates, a former Marine and practicing lawyer. What’s It Backed By?One of the most common criticisms from nocoiners remains, “But bitcoin isn’t backed by anything.” This criticism targets bitcoin’s dearth of a quality that I term “correlated-redeemability.” The most common rejoinder to this criticism is, “Your U.S. dollar…

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Entertainment
iamhill on music, tech & more + BONUS chat with famed concert lighting designer Tom Kenny (David Bowie, The Who, MTV)

Canadian Musician Editor-in-Chief Mike Raine is bringing you two wonderful conversations this week! First up, he chats with Juno-nominated alternative pop/electronic artist iamhill. She’s a fascinating young artist whose work and insights span the world of music, tech, and business. She discusses writing and recording, her latest single “Side D,” the value of streaming playlists,…