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Swedish startup uses AI to figure out what dolphins talk about

Swedish startup uses AI to figure out...

April 26

STOCKHOLM — After mastering 40 human languages, a Swedish startup is hoping to use its language-analysis software to unlock the secrets of communication employed by dolphins.

Artificial womb for super-preemies works with sheep

Artificial womb for super-preemies...

April 26

PARIS — An artificial womb filled with clear liquid, successfully tested on pre-natal lambs, could help extremely premature babies avoid death or life-long disability,...

Baby whales ‘whisper’ to mothers to avoid predators: Study

Baby whales ‘whisper’ to mothers to...

April 26

PARIS — Newborn humpback whales and their mothers whisper to each other to escape potential predators, scientists reported on Wednesday (April 26), revealing the existence of a...

Mixing medicines and supplements could be harmful

Mixing medicines and supplements...

April 26

Many patients do not readily disclose their supplement use to healthcare providers, as they perceive these products to be safe. But this gap in doctor-patient communication can...

500kg Egyptian sheds half her weight after India surgery

500kg Egyptian sheds half her weight...

April 21

MUMBAI — The “world’s heaviest woman” has shed half her weight — around a quarter of a tonne — in the two months she’s been in India for treatment, doctors said.

Gallery: Sulphur-powered giant shipworm unearthed in Philippines

Sulphur-powered giant shipworm...

April 20

MANILA — An enormous black worm that lives in the mud of the sea floor and survives on the remnants of noxious gases digested by bacteria has been unveiled by scientists for the...

Most teens ‘relatively’ happy, OECD finds

Most teens ‘relatively’ happy, OECD...

April 19

PARIS — Despite the danger of excessive internet use and the threat of bullying, most teenagers around the world are “relatively” happy with their lot, a major OECD survey...