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US goes even further to prevent a 5nm successor to Huawei’s Kirin 9000s

Reuters reported that the Biden administration has intensified restrictions on China’s top sanctioned chipmaker, SMIC, following revelations that its most advanced factory, SMIC South, produced a sophisticated chip for Huawei’s Mate 60 series devices. China manages to fabricate chips despite several trade restrictions intended to prevent the same The trade sanctions aim to curb the flow of U.S. technology to SMIC and undermine its ability to manufacture advanced chips for Huawei or any other Chinese manufacturer. The…

Shifting to EVs Could Prevent Millions of Childhood Asthma Attacks

In cities across the country, people of color, many of them low income, live in neighborhoods criss-crossed by major thoroughfares and highways. The housing there is often cheaper — it’s not considered particularly desirable to wake up amid traffic fumes and fall asleep to the rumble of vehicles over asphalt. But the price of living there is steep: Exhaust from all those cars and trucks leads to higher rates of childhood asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and pulmonary ailments. Many people die younger than they…

Scientists Propose New Way To Prevent Spread of Flu

Recent research demonstrates that blocking the attachment of virus particles to cell surface molecules in infant mice can significantly reduce the transmission of influenza A. This finding opens the door to new preventative strategies against seasonal flu, potentially supplementing existing vaccines and treatments with methods that target the host’s ability to spread the virus.Researchers have long understood that certain viruses and bacteria initiate infections by initially attaching to sugar molecules present on the…

How a lizard-like robot could help the Navy ‘prevent catastrophes’: decorated veteran

A lizard-like robot and other devices relying on artificial intelligence could soon be major military game changers, according to a defense expert investing in the tech. The devices include a drone that can operate even in warzones with jammed communications, an AI system that can serve as a pilot and a robot capable of identifying weak spots in some equipment, including Navy vessels, according to Snowpoint Ventures co-founder Doug Philippone."The critical thing of moving forward in the threats that we see around the…

Kerala MVD Issues Guidelines To Prevent Cars From Catching Fire

India is a country not only with versatility in terms of culture but also in weather. While we have snow-capped mountains in the North, the South Indian states like Kerala and Tamil Nadu are experiencing extremely hot weather. Lately, we have also been seeing a lot of cases where cars and bikes are catching fire. In some cases, people escape with minor injuries while in others, people lose their lives. With the rise in the number of vehicle fires, Kerala MVD has now come forward with a set of guidelines to avoid such fire…

Can anything be done to prevent a deepfake misinformation crisis?

But it’s not just the political sphere that’s up in arms. Everyone—from gig workers to celebrities—is talking about the potential harms of generative AI, questioning whether everyday users will be able to discern between AI-produced and authentic content. While generative AI offers potential to make our world better, the technology is also being used to cause harm, from impersonating politicians, celebrities, and business leaders to influencing elections and more.THE DEEPFAKE AND ROGUE BOT MENACEIn April 2023, a deepfake…

Drug-loaded nanoparticles may prevent paralysis from spinal cord injury

Researchers have developed drug-loaded nanoparticles that selectively target the cells responsible for causing damaging inflammation following a spinal cord injury. Given to mice soon after an injury, the novel therapy reduced inflammation and improved motor function, opening the door to new therapeutic possibilities for people with spinal injuries.Sustaining a spinal cord injury (SCI) is devastating enough, but the subsequent inflammation and the damage it causes to the spinal cord can worsen the clinical outcome. This…

Binance Reveals How It’s Taking Steps To Prevent Romance Scams

In the early days of the internet, online dating was often derided, with people who met their lovers via a website often being laughed at for being “unable” to find a partner in “real life”.  However, with the rise of smartphones, we live in a world where the vast majority of people are constantly connected and online, and finding a romantic partner over the web has become so common that it’s now widely considered to be the most convenient way of meeting someone special.  Online dating has become a global…

content creators: Govt mulling framework to prevent exploitation of online content creators: MoS IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The government is mulling to come with a framework to prevent exploitation of content creators by big platforms on internet, minister of state for electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar said on Friday. The minister said that big powerful commercial platforms online have started to distort fundamental characteristic of openness of the internet. "I think to maintain the openness, the symmetry between those who create the content and those who distribute the content, there is a need for some sort of conversation or…

New drug could prevent both eye & kidney complications in diabetics

Researchers have identified a novel inhibitor drug that, when given to mice, prevented both eye and kidney complications commonly seen in diabetics. With the potential for one medication to treat two complications, further research is being done to advance the drug to clinical trials.Even when it’s well managed, diabetes can lead to complications that affect the body’s small blood vessels or microvasculature. Two of the most common microvascular complications are diabetic retinopathy (DR), the leading cause of vision loss…