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Trump taps Indian-American lawyer as US representative to World Bank's lending arm IBRD

May 05, 2020 11:32 am

Pinto currently serves as Counsellor to the Under Secretary for International Affairs at the United States Department of the Treasury.

Chinese family reportedly paid $6.5 million for spot at Stanford

May 02, 2019 4:07 pm

The person with knowledge of the inquiry said that Zhao’s family was introduced to college consultant William Singer by a financial adviser at Morgan Stanley based in Pasadena, California, named Michael Wu.

Novel AI system can draw caricatures

November 21, 2018 1:33 pm

The researchers used a machine learning technique, Generative Adversarial Network (GAN), for unpaired photo-to-caricature translation to generate caricatures that preserve the identity of the portrait.

Magnetised wire can detect cancer early

July 19, 2018 10:19 pm

The wire, which is threaded into a vein, attracts special magnetic nanoparticles engineered to glom onto tumour cells that may be roaming the bloodstream if you have a tumour somewhere in your body.

Extreme weather events more likely if Paris Agreement goals aren't met: Study

February 14, 2018 8:54 pm

Researchers claim that many countries will not be able to meet their commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement, which could lead to more extreme weather patterns.

Apple rolls out 'Heart Survey' notifications to Watch users

February 05, 2018 3:37 pm

Apple Watch users are being sent notifications on their devices to take the Apple Heart Survey, that will help the tech giant collect medical data, in partnership with Stanford Health.

Microsoft AI technology tops Stanford comprehension test; can interpret documents like humans

January 16, 2018 4:23 pm

Microsoft's artificial intelligence has shown the capability to interpret details as accurately as humans, and outscored Alibaba's AI system in Stanford's comprehension test.

Alibaba's AI outgunned humans in key Stanford reading test

January 15, 2018 7:18 pm

A Stanford University test on reading and comprehension saw an Alibaba-created artificial intelligence system outscore a human.

X-ray laser can convert diamond to graphite: Study

December 11, 2017 6:20 pm

A new study has been able to convert diamond to graphite using X-rays, in a process that can help better understand how carbon structures can be re-assembled.

Mechanical heart valves safer than biological counterparts: Study

November 10, 2017 8:02 pm

Mechanical heart valves may be safer in certain cases than those made of animal tissue and should be used more as a replacement, especially in younger patients, according to a study.