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Hate Speech-Detecting AIs Can Be Fooled: Study

Machine learning detectors deployed by major social media and online platforms to track hate speech are “brittle and easy to deceive”, a study claims. The study, led by researchers from the Aalto University in Finland, found that bad grammar and awkward spelling – intentional or not – might make toxic social media comments harder for artificial intelligence (AI) detectors to spot. ... Read More »

Sweat Can Power Wearable Devices, Claims New Study

HIGHLIGHTS These cells extract energy from sweat & could power a range of wearables The epidermal biofuel cells are a major breakthrough in the field The cells oxidises lactic acid present in human sweat to produce current Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed stretchable fuel cells that extract energy from sweat, and could power a range of wearable ... Read More »

Regular Cycling May Not Have A Negative Impact On Male Sexual Health: Study

Challenging previous studies that claimed cycling could take a toll on the sexual health of men, a new study has said that the common form of exercise and transportation may not have the harmful consequences as previously cited.Cycling is one of the most common and popular choice of transportation and workout across the world, and the latest study addresses the ... Read More »

College students today value education less and money more: study

What drives you most can ultimately determine your success. And, according to a paper highlighted by The British Psychology Society, millennials pursuing higher education in the U.S. are more motivated than previous generations by making money. Researchers from San Diego State University came to the conclusion after assessing surveys of incoming college freshman conducted between 1971 and 2014. Over eight million students in total, ... Read More »

New Study Shows Youth Sports Are In Big Trouble

  Photo by Keith Johnston/Pixabay. Are we helping kids stay active? The answer is a resounding no, according to a newly released study from the Sports & Fitness Industry Associationand the Aspen Institute. While almost 45% of kids ages 6 to 12 played a team sport regularly in 2008, according to Aspen data, that number has been on a steady decline and has now ... Read More »

Impressed by judge’s lifestyle, CS topper from Jaipur wants to study law

Jaipur Aayushi Pareek, who secured all-India rank 24 in the Company Secretary (CS) exams, wants to become a judge. The results of the CS professional and executive programme were declared by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Friday. The Jaipur topper said that her family had a judge for a neighbour and she was fascinated with the prestige ... Read More »

‘Won’t stop funding to women study centres’, says UGC

The support for women’s studies centres was under the plan head from the Sixth Plan onwards. These centres were established and sustained by special grants and support given by the UGC. University Grants Commission Following a University Grants Commission (UGC) notice that makes funding for women’s studies centres in universities and colleges across India uncertain after September 30, the commission ... Read More »

Study abroad: Why Indians prefer to go overseas to pursue UG courses

Studying abroad is a common dream among many Indian students such that the number of students applying for universities in other countries has been on the rise with every passing year. This hype can be observed with reports like the 2016 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange which has pointed out that international students at US colleges have surpasses one ... Read More »

Awareness Alone Cannot Reduce The Risk Of Increasing Lifestyle Diseases: Study

Indian kids have reasonable knowledge about lifestyle diseases and their risk factors, but this knowledge does not translate into preventive action, a new study has revealed. For instance, adolescent children know that unhealthy food is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) yet they indulge in eating junk food and unhealthy snacks. In spite of better awareness, there is huge ... Read More »

IIT Kharagpur and Indiana University will soon study the shrinking Kolkata wetlands

Indiana University of Pennsylvania and IIT Kharagpur have come together and collaborated for the Summer Study Abroad Programme India, 2017. The wetlands of Kolkata, a Ramsar site, which are gradually shrinking in size have come under the focus of a study by the joint team. Representative image The Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the ... Read More »