How A.I. is set to evolve in 2022, according to the experts

An Ubtech Walker X Robot plays Chinese chess during 2021 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) at Shanghai World Expo Center on July 8, 2021 in Shanghai, China. VCG | VCG via Getty Images Machines are getting smarter and smarter every year, but artificial intelligence is yet to live up to the hype that’s been generated … Read more

UK Covid live: Johnson announces daily priority testing for 100,000 key workers; 218,724 daily cases reported

Anyone who thinks our battle with Covid is over is, I’m afraid, profoundly wrong. This is a moment for the utmost caution … We can keep our schools and our businesses open, and we can find a way to live with this virus. But the weeks ahead are going to be challenging, both here in … Read more

Science Reveals How Red Meat Harms the Heart

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Red-meat lovers may raise their risk of heart disease through a chain of events that plays out in the gut, a new study suggests. Many studies over the years have tied diets heavy in red and processed meats to a heightened risk of … Read more

Covid live news: Omicron accounts for 58.6% of all infections in US; Wales reports 12,378 cases in past 48 hours

2.39pm GMT 14:39 The S&P 500, the US’s benchmark stock market index widely used as a barometer of economic confidence, opened on Tuesday at a record high. It follows four buyant days in global markets as investors shrug off Omicron concerns amid studies of potentially lessened severity and new drugs to treat the virus. Reuters … Read more

Covid live news: France and Italy see record daily cases; Australia’s Omicron outbreak spreads

2.18am GMT 02:18 The Dominican Republic has identified its first case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, the health ministry of the Caribbean country said on Saturday and Reuters reports. In a statement on Twitter, the ministry said Omicron had been identified in a person with mild symptoms who had arrived in the country from … Read more

Traumatized and exhausted hospital staff face new wave of Covid cases as omicron rips through U.S.

US Army Critical Care Nurse, Captain Catherine Sison, tends to a non-covid patient on a ventilator at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan, on December 17, 2021. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images Hospitals across the country are bracing for another wave of Covid-19 cases that promises to be just as bad, if not worse, … Read more

Covid live: UK reports 82,886 new cases in huge weekly jump; Omicron dominant in Ireland

Bottles of wine are in evidence, there is a lack of social distancing and 19 people are gathered in groups across the Downing Street terrace and lawn. At the time social mixing between households was limited to two people, who could only meet outdoors and at a distance of at least 2 metres. In workplaces, … Read more

UK to see ‘staggering’ omicron surge as it races to deploy boosters — and the world is watching closely

Members of the public queue for Covid-19 vaccinations and booster jabs at St Thomas’ Hospital on December 14, 2021 in London, England. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images News | Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. is being engulfed by a tidal wave of Covid cases, with a growing number linked to the omicron Covid variant, … Read more

Why a Covid booster dose is crucial against the omicron variant

U.S. President Joe Biden receives his coronavirus disease (COVID-19) booster vaccination in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 27, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters As the specter of omicron looms large over the festive season, governments around the world are desperately trying to deploy Covid-19 … Read more