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Algorithm predicts death, heart attacks better than doctors

By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax Artificial Intelligence is now better than doctors at discerning who will die or have a heart attack. The amazing advance is due to machine-learning algorithms similar to those used by Netflix and Spotify. Researchers at the International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT on Sunday explained how an algorithm analyzing 85 […]

UK: Brexit impasse leads to longest UK parliament session since civil war

By Peter Walker From The Guardian The current session of parliament is now the longest since the civil war period as the impasse over Brexit continues, House of Commons officials have said. As of Friday, the Commons had sat for 298 days, comprising 2,657 hours and 56 minutes, the House of Commons library said in a briefing. The […]

New secret-spilling flaw affects almost every Intel chip since 2011

By Zack Whittaker From TechCrunch Security researchers have found a new class of vulnerabilities in Intel  chips which, if exploited, can be used to steal sensitive information directly from the processor., The bugs are reminiscent of Meltdown and Spectre, which exploited a weakness in speculative execution, an important part of how modern processors work. Speculative execution helps processors […]

Crowned by Burger King, meat replacement company Impossible Foods raises $300 million

By Jonathan Shieber From TechCrunch After being crowned by Burger King as the first meat replacement patty to roll out nationally with one of the largest fast food chains, Impossible Foods has raised $300 million in capital. The financing brings the company’s total equity raise to $750 million — and provides a sizable pool of funds to draw from […]

Damaged lungs can be regenerated for transplant

From Newsmax Severely damaged lungs can be regenerated to be suitable for transplantation, researchers say. A transplant is the only lifesaving treatment for people with end-stage lung disease, but donor organs are in short supply. Up to 80 percent of donor lungs are rejected due to serious but potentially reversible injuries. Researchers hope to increase […]

Event: The Caribbean Journey to 2020 Compliance//10-13 September to be held in Jamaica

Set to be one of industry’s landmark events of 2019, The IBIA Caribbean Bunker Conference (ICBC) – The Caribbean Journey to 2020 Compliance – is hosted by the Maritime Authority of Jamaica and presented in partnership with Ship & Bunker. ICBC takes place from September 10-13, 2019 at the Iberostar Grande / Suites Hotel in […]

Ebola treatment center attacked again in eastern Congo

From The Lufkin Daily News BENI, Congo (AP) — Authorities say an Ebola treatment has come under attack again in eastern Congo. Butembo Mayor Sylvain Kanyamanda said Monday that one of the attackers was killed in the overnight assault in Katwa. Two patients also died after all the nursing staff fled the health facility. The […]

Doris Day, Hollywood actress and singer, dies aged 97

From BBC Hollywood legend Doris Day, whose films made her one of the biggest stars of all time, has died aged 97. The singer turned actress starred in films such as Calamity Jane and Pillow Talk and had a hit in 1956 with Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be). Her screen partnership with […]

Puzzles for May 15 2019 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #3 YESTERDAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE # 2 SOLUTION

14 May Weather in Cayman

14 May Tue 2019 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light to moderate southeasterly winds and seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours due to a weak pressure gradient over the northwest Caribbean. Radar images show scattered showers over the Cayman area, concentrated mainly around the Sister Islands, which are moving towards […]