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CytRx Notes Topline Data From Trial of Arimoclomol in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CytRx Corporation (OTCQB: CYTR) (“CytRx”), a specialized biopharmaceutical company focused on research and development for the oncology and neurodegenerative disease categories, today noted that Orp.....»»

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Quick Tip: WITH Clause Recursion

Starting with version 10.1.x, Vertica supports recursive queries. These are incredibly useful in modeling and working with self-referential hierarchical data. Let’s take a look at a natural instance of this form of data: the manager-subordinate.....»»

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Predicting the evolution of a pandemic

The inclusion of biological uncertainty and the latest case data can significantly improve the prediction accuracy of standard epidemiological models of virus transmission, new research led by KAUST and the Kuwait College of Science and Technology (K.....»»

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Baltic herring larvae show effects of climate change

Data collected for over two decades shows that rising Baltic Sea water temperature is one of the main factors in the increasingly earlier appearance and faster growth of Baltic herring larvae......»»

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Microsoft"s Smith Says Secret Subpoenas Hurt US Tech Companies

Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith criticized secret data subpoenas sent by the government to cloud providers like his company and Apple, saying gag orders on requests for personal information undermine freedoms and are hurting U......»»

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Supreme Court Revives LinkedIn Bid To Shield Personal Data

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Microsoft's LinkedIn another chance to try to stop rival hiQ Labs from harvesting personal data from the professional networking platform's public profiles -- a practice that LinkedIn contends threatens the priva.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Climate conditions during the migration of Homo sapiens out of Africa reconstructed

An international research team led by Professor Dr. Frank Schäbitz has published a climate reconstruction of the last 200,000 years for Ethiopia. This means that high-resolution data are now available for the period when early Homo sapiens, our ance.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

We have another highly effective COVID vaccine, based on different tech

While not needed for the US, it should help with the global vaccine push. Enlarge / A participant gets his second dose of the Novavax vaccine during the clinical trial. (credit: Karen Ducey / Getty Images) Today, a company called Novavax annou.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Amazon Will Open Luna Cloud Gaming To Prime Members Later this Month

Amazon's new Luna game streaming service is offering no-invite access on Prime Day, June 21 and 22. From a report: During that time, Prime subscribers in most of the US will be able to start a 7-day Luna trial, and can now get discounts on a Luna con.....»»

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Should Big Tech pay you for your data? It’s possible, but also problematic

There are a handful of companies on the web that aim to give you control of your data, and even pay you for it. But doing so could potentially cause issues.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

US Launches Task Force To Open Government Data For AI Research

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Wall Street Journal: The Biden administration launched an initiative Thursday aiming to make more government data available to artificial intelligence researchers, part of a broader push to keep the U.S. o.....»»

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Dartmouth Abandons Controversial Online Cheating Investigation at Medical School

Dartmouth's Geisel medical school is dropping its investigation into alleged online cheating, the New York Times reports: In March, Dartmouth charged 17 students with cheating based on a review of certain online-activity data on Canvas — a pop.....»»

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A year after the pandemic, bidets are here to stay. Here’s why

Data shows that bidets have been making a mark in the North American market. We explore why the pandemic was a game changer for this bathroom hero......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Florida"s Fired Covid-19 Data Manager "Permanently Suspended" From Twitter

Florida's fired Department of Health data manager Rebekah Jones has been "permanently suspended" from Twitter, "for violations of the Twitter Rules on spam and platform manipulation," a Twitter spokesperson tells Slashdot. Florida's Sun-Sentinel re.....»»

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Apple Admits It Ranked Its Files App Ahead of Competitor Dropbox

During the Epic v. Apple trial, an email chain surfaced that reveals Apple seemingly admitted "it manually boosted the ranking of its own Files app ahead of the competition for 11 entire months," reports The Verge. This comes after two monstrous repo.....»»

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CD Projekt Red does an about-face, says ransomware crooks are leaking data

Data taken in breach disclosed in February likely related to employees and contractors. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) CD Projekt Red, the maker of The Witcher series, Cyberpunk 2077, and other popular games, said on Friday that proprietary d.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Trump Justice Department Subpoenaed Apple for Data From House Intelligence Committee Democrats

Prosecutors in the Trump administration Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of House Intelligence Committee Democrats -- including Chairman Adam Schiff -- along with their staff and family members as part of a leak investig.....»»

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Big data: IPK researchers double accuracy in predicting wheat yields

The enormous potential of Big Data has already been demonstrated in areas such as financial services and telecommunications. An international team of researchers led by the IPK Leibniz Institute has now tapped the potential of big data for the first.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Particles at the ocean surface and seafloor aren"t so different

Although scientists often assume that random variations in scientific data fit symmetrical, bell-shaped normal distributions, nature isn't always so tidy. In some cases, a skewed distribution, like the log-normal probability distribution, provides a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

New discovery shows human cells can write RNA sequences into DNA

Cells contain machinery that duplicates DNA into a new set that goes into a newly formed cell. That same class of machines, called polymerases, also build RNA messages, which are like notes copied from the central DNA repository of recipes, so they c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

McDonald"s Hit by Data Breach

McDonald's said hackers stole some data from its systems in markets including the U.S., South Korea and Taiwan, in another example of cybercriminals infiltrating high-profile global companies. From a report: The burger chain said Friday that it recen.....»»

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