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Research has confirmed that lesbians, gays and bisexuals are less likely to have children than heterosexuals, mainly due to their expectation of social stigma regarding their parenting
Heads of state meeting in Brussels approved the changes on February 1 after Germany rejected the Commission's proposal to add 100 billion euros to the EU's multi-annual budget. The deal unleashes a 50 billion euro aid package for Ukraine
This is according to a comprehensive survey published by the PEW Research Institute. The worst situation is among the voters of the Republican Party, but also among the Democrats, the majority who still show confidence in science is shrinking
The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology and the Consulting and Legislation Department (Economic Law) at the Ministry of Justice publish a policy document on regulation and ethics in the field of artificial intelligence, which guides government ministries in their activities; A government knowledge center will be established for the benefit of the issue
In theory, a male skin cell can be turned into an egg and a female skin cell into a sperm cell. There is also the possibility of a child genetically connected to several parents, or only to one parent
An Australian researcher who monitors expressions of hate on social networks analyzed about 12 thousand comments, and who is to blame for every trouble in the world? That's right, the globalist Jews
Meet Prof. Aner Govrin from the program for interpretation and culture, who is the head of the program for interpretation and psychoanalysis
Morbid hypocrisy is not inherently bad, but an increased interest in learning about the dangers presented in conspiracy theories can reinforce beliefs that the world is a much more dangerous place than it actually is.
It has been 30 years since a group of scientists led by Carl Sagan found evidence of life on Earth using data from instruments aboard NASA's Galileo space probe and only combining instruments while ignoring existing knowledge made this possible
32 plant and forest researchers from all over the world published an article in the journal Trends in Plant Science in which they examined all these claims
NASA will appoint a dedicated research director for the UAP field, which indicates the seriousness of the intention. Head of NASA: No alien remains were found, and the committee will not examine this issue but the aerial phenomena
This week's decision to cancel the status of the women's lobby brought to attention the difference between those who take a rational position and populists who are based mainly on shouting and subjugation
This is according to data collected from the 2022 social survey on attitudes regarding the influence of religion
What can be learned from the NASA panel that investigates observations that until now were not clear what was seen in them
A new project called Signal in Space simulates how Earth will respond to a signal from aliens and invites the public to help decode an extraterrestrial message (roughly)
In recent years there has been an unprecedented increase in technological disruption. At the same time, a Gallup poll revealed a global increase in unhappiness. Gallup's latest Positive Experiences Index showed a decline in happiness
Altman joins a number of prominent figures, including Elon Musk and Stuart Russell, in emphasizing the need for careful research and caution in the development of artificial intelligence. The letter highlights the importance of ensuring AI systems are designed with safety and security in mind, as well as the need for international cooperation to address the global challenges posed by AI
The signatories of the letter call for a six-month pause in the development of systems more powerful than OpenAI's new GPT-4. "Strong AI systems should only be developed once we are confident that their effects will be positive and their risks will be manageable," the letter said.
By Ilon Gilad, published by Am Oved. The section from the first chapter tells how the religion was founded out of nowhere and wrote the history of two Canaanite kingdoms - Judah and Israel at the hands of the writer Shepan and King Josiah who tried to leave the main god Jehovah out of the circle of his gods and become a single god. How long did it take for this belief to take hold?
After already retracting a previous article by the same researcher from 2020 that claimed superconductivity at high temperatures, he again publishes a follow-up article even though it also revealed considerable problems
To filter out unwanted noise and identify interesting signals, the researchers used a machine learning algorithm called a convolutional neural network (CNN). CNNs are a type of artificial neural network that can recognize patterns in data, such as images or sound waves
Agassi was born and grew up ultra-Orthodox and left the religion in adolescence. Considered the senior philosopher in Israel and was a student of Karl Popper. He asked to change the nationality on the identity card from Jewish to Israeli and was refused
In the 18th century, the process of turning monarchies into democracies began, but it still took many years for blacks and women to get basic rights
All over the world, including in Israel, there seems to be a wave of populist governments that oppose what are known as Western values ​​- freedom, equal opportunities and globalization (of which science is one of the successful examples). Nir Lahav reviews the development process of these values ​​and why they are threatened now
Worse than that, there is a huge increase in the number of injuries to the families of victims of attacks by people who were convinced that the attacks were a production and that the victims were actors
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