Archive for May 21st, 2017:

Florida man tries to kiss rattlesnake; gets bitten

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The rattlesnake later escaped (picture posed by a model) A Florida man who tried to kiss a rattlesnake, only for it to snub his advances and bite him, is recovering in hospital. The snake was found by Charles Goff, a resident of Putnam County, in the north-east of the

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Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned

Image copyright DeepMind Image caption The Streams app is saving nurses hours each day says the Royal Free hospital The head of the Department of Health’s National Data Guardian (NDG) has criticised the NHS for the deal it struck with Google’s DeepMind over sharing patient data. In a letter dated February and leaked to Sky

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Norway to boost protection of Arctic seed vault from climate change

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Svalbard Global Seed Vault took 12 months to build and opened in February 2008 Norway is boosting the flood defences of its Global Seed Vault on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard after water entered the entrance tunnel last year. The storage facility, deep inside a mountain, is designed

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