An activist protests against the incarceration of hundreds of inmates imprisoned without trial in Nigeria.
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A central repository system offers practical solutions to reducing the large number of awaiting-trial inmates in Nigeria.
Ancient military innovations – like the bit and bridle that enabled mounted horseback riding – changed the course of history.
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Did ancient technological advancements drive social innovation, or vice versa? Studying cause and effect in the ancient world may seem like a fool’s errand, but researchers built a database to do just that.
Rhyming means something different in ASL than it does in spoken language.
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In American Sign Language, some words rhyme, some look like what they mean and some are used more often than others. A new database of these features paves a pathway for ASL research.
Artificial intelligence can do what humans can’t – connect the dots across the majority of coronavirus research.
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The scientific community is churning out vast quantities of research about the coronavirus pandemic – far too much for researchers to absorb. An AI system aims to do the heavy lifting for them.
Police after the London Bridge attack on June 4, 2017.
Anti-terrorism policy is too often adopted based on very small sets of data – and fear.