A British man, believed to be a 22-year-old student from Oxford University, was found dead at a French Alps ski resort on Sunday after a drunken night out, according to reports.
The 22-year-old was found by friends after first night of the Oxford and Cambridge universities’ skiing trip to Val Thorens A British man has been found dead in the French Alps following the first night of the Oxford and Cambridge universities’ ski trip. Show More Summary
(Oxford University Press USA) Researchers are increasingly skeptical about the validity of bite-mark identification as trial evidence. A new paper in Journal of Law and the Biosciences describes the legal basis for the rise of bite-mark...Show More Summary
(Oxford University Press USA) A new study published in the Journal of Law and the Biosciences suggests that prohibiting anonymous sperm donation would result in a decline in the number of donors, and that those willing to donate would likely demand compensation for donation.
By SwimSwam on SwimSwam OXFORD, Ohio – Miami University’ swimming and diving program is back in the pool Thursday through Saturday as it hosts... Read the full story on SwimSwam: Miami (OH) To Host 23rd Annual Miami Invitational
Researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna along with their counterparts at the University of Oxford have found that the Goffin’s cockatoo, a non-nesting bird, is able to repeatedly solve the same problem using different materials to each time to do so. The experiment involved three captive birds, Figaro, Dolittle and Kiwi, who all […]
Researchers from Google’s UK-based artificial intelligence division DeepMind have collaborated with scientists from the University of Oxford to develop the world’s most advanced lip-reading software – and it probably reads lips better than you. Show More Summary
The book arrived yesterday via Amazon and I began reading it this morning. Looks good! Oxford University Press, 2001. Foot essays "a naturalistic theory of ethics: to break really radically both with G. E. Moore's anti-naturalism and with the subjectivist...
The MIT Technology Review updates us on the progress in computer lip reading: In one project, a team from the University of Oxford’s Department of Computer Science has developed a new artificial-intelligence system called LipNet. AsShow More Summary
(Molecular Biology and Evolution (Oxford University Press)) Now, researchers at Temple and Oakland universities have completed a new tree of prokaryotic life calibrated to time, assembled from 11,784 species of bacteria. The new tree...Show More Summary
(Oxford University Press USA) Oxford University Press (OUP) is pleased to announce its new partnership with the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). Beginning in January 2017, OUP will publish Neurosurgery and Operative Neurosurgery (ONS).
Google DeepMind and Oxford University researchers have developed an automated lip-reader that far outperforms a human expert.
An artificial intelligence system developed by researchers at DeepMind and the University of Oxford got so good by watching 5000 hours of BBC programmes
Daniel N. Shaviro (NYU) presents Fixing U.S. International Taxation (Oxford University Press, 2014) at the University of San Francisco Graduate Tax Program as part of its Tax Lecture Series: International tax rules, which determine how countries tax cross-border investment, are increasingly important with the rise of globalization, but the modern...
Humanity will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth, according to renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. Hawking told the Oxford University Union this week that climate change, artificial intelligence and other existential...Show More Summary
Although renowned for its prestigious university, it is almost impossible to visit Oxford without stumbling upon the city?s thriving art scene. Dubbed ?the city of dreaming spires? by poet Matthew Arnold, Oxford?s art can be found on every cobbled corner ? from its breath-taking architecture to its collection of charming antiques shops. Show More Summary
Scientists from the University of Oxford have shown that newly hatched ducklings that are shown a substitute mother object with only one eye do not recognise it when they have only the other eye available.
(Oxford University Press USA) Historian and Author Thomas J. Ward Jr. will be joined by Dr. H. Jack Geiger, whose work at Mound Bayou launched the health center movement, at a book launch reading and discussion.
Stephen Hawking believes that humanity has less than thousand years on Earth before a mass extinction occurs, the leading theoretical physicist said during a speech Tuesday at Oxford University Union, U.K. According to Hawking, the only way humans can avoid the possibility of extinction was to find another planet to inhabit. At the talk, Hawking [...]
Researchers at Oxford University have suggested a 40 percent tax on beef, as well as a 20 percent levy on milk and other meat products.