AI powers China’s astronomical quest

[Photo by Ma Xuejing/China Daily] Private, public sectors join forces to unleash the potential of high-tech to create huge economic impact Artificial intelligence is helping China decode the universe for the world. By incorporating AI in the work done using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope, Chinese astronomers are trying to discover celestial objects and … Read more

Time-restricted eating can reshape gene expression: Research | Health

Intermittent fasting has become a hot topic in the wellness industry as numerous laboratory studies have shown the health benefits of time-restricted eating, including increased life span. However, exactly how it affects the body on the molecular level, and how those changes interact across multiple organ systems, has not been well understood. Now, Salk scientists … Read more

Hungry Jack’s, McDonald’s apps using ‘casino’ tactics may encourage unhealthy habits, expert says

Bright lights, vibrating machines, and spinning jackpots — this could be the gaming floor of a casino, but they are also the mechanics of a fast-food app that asks people to shake their phones to win prizes. Key points: Experts warn fast-food companies are copying methods used in casinos to keep people’s attention Addiction lecturer … Read more

Auckland house prices down 18.1 % or $235,000 annually, NZ drops $115,000

As house values ​​record their biggest fall in 14 years and real estate agents see sales decrease, experts explain how the power is returning to buyers. Video / NZ Herald They rose fast, now they’re falling fast. Auckland house prices, up 24 percent last year, have now fallen annually by just over 18 percent or … Read more

Fast intervention for 10 to 13-year-old ram raiders and robbers – new Govt package

Hundreds have attended a protest against the Government’s law and order policies in Queen St, Auckland. Video / Alex Burton The Government is looking to break the cycle for New Zealand’s youngest recidivist offenders through a new fast-track intervention approach aimed at 10 to 13-year-olds as part of a new youth crime package, the Herald … Read more

Don’t hide this in the cupboard

Photo / Getty Images. Fast broadband speed does not always depend on high-tech solutions. Streaming your favorite movie without the irritation of interruptions caused by buffering could come down to something pretty simple – like not hiding your Wi-Fi router or modem in the cupboard. “There are some people who don’t want a router in … Read more

Schoolgirl overcomes brain injury for first Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon event

Seven year old Siena Coupe suffered a brain injury aged 3, and is now taking part in her first Weet-bix kids TRYathlon. Pictured with her mother Sonia. Photo / Sylvie Whinray When Siena Coupe gets her little legs going, it feels like she’s going “really fast”. That, the 7-year-old says of her newfound passion for … Read more

Three Hawker & Roll outlets shut: PwC moves fast on troubled restaurant chain

With 30 years as a successful restaurateur under her chopping board, Queenstown foodie Fleur Caulton didn’t think there were any lessons left to learn about running a food business. Video / NZ Herald Administrators appointed yesterday to the Madam Woo/Hawker & Roll/Rātā restaurant chain have already closed three of the Malaysian-style street food Hawker & … Read more