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Teaching algorithms about skin tones

When Ellis Monk's wife became pregnant in 2019, the couple became curious about what skin tone their child might have. The subject was of more than passing interest to the sociology professor, some of whose work involves ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Final refrain for iPod as Apple stops production

Apple on Tuesday put out word it is no longer making iPods, the trend-setting MP3 players that transformed how people get music and gave rise to the iPhone.

Energy & Green Tech

Turning old into new: A second life for vehicle components

A huge number of used parts end up in the scrap yard for recycling every year. It is far more resource-efficient, however, to remanufacture alternators, starters and the like as part of a recirculation approach. This reduces ...

Business

Business models for carbon dioxide mineralization

The cement industry is responsible for about seven percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. To encourage the decarbonization of this industry, policymakers and the industry must find ways to incentivize reductions. A study ...

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