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Nvidia reveals an incredible AI that can reconstruct badly-damaged photos with remarkable accuracy

Nvidia reveals an incredible AI that can reconstruct badly-damaged photos with remarkable accuracy

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Photoshop could become a thing of the past thanks to new technology that can touch-up badly damaged photos. The Nvidia software uses AI and deep-learning algorithms to predict what a missing portion of a picture should look like and recreate it with incredible accuracy.   All users need to do is click and drag over the…
Dozens of Roman skeletons discovered under York hotel swimming pool
The supercopter gets armed: Marine Corps begins testing rockets on Osprey tiltrotor
Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwords
Falling ‘UFO’ is spotted in Somerset 
Amazon launches $80 ‘Echo babysitter’ Alexa  speaker

Amazon launches $80 'Echo babysitter' Alexa speaker

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Amazon has released its first Echo device for kids.  Called the Echo Dot Kids Edition, it looks just like Amazon's other Alexa-enabled devices, but includes new parental controls, child-friendly content and a range of colorful protective cases.  The Echo Dot Kids Edition starts at $80 (£57) and is available for pre-order starting on Wednesday, with…
Toronto PhD student says ‘lab-selfies’ hold back fight against sexism

Toronto PhD student says 'lab-selfies' hold back fight against sexism

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Female scientists who post 'pretty selfies' from their laboratories are damaging the fight against sexism. That's the controversial claim of Meghan Wright, a PhD student in biomedical engineering at Toronto University who recently published an opinion piece in the journal Science. In the male-dominated world of research, women are 'paid less' and 'continuously underrated', claims Ms…
3,000-year-old Tombos horse shows ancient Egyptians’ love of them

3,000-year-old Tombos horse shows ancient Egyptians' love of them

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A female chestnut-coloured horse buried in a shroud nearly 3,000 years ago shows Egyptians' love of their equine family members. The Tombos horse - which is named after the place in Sudan where it was found - was discovered in a funeral position more than five feet underground a tomb. Researchers were expecting to find…
Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky Way

Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky Way

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The most detailed star chart ever created for the Milky Way and its neighbouring galaxies has been released by the European Space Agency. Data made public today includes high-precision measurements of almost 1.7 billion stars collected by the space agency's Gaia probe, which was launched in 2013. It follows the release two years ago of…