"Deepfakes" are a recent technology that have raised concerns all over the internet. These digitally altered video and audio clips can be used to imitate the likeness and voice of whomever the creator chooses. Rana Ayyub is a victim of a deepfake video that was used to humiliate her.
Every human language that’s been tested follows a similar pattern, called Zipf’s law. Now researchers are looking to see if non-human languages, like what dolphins and whales use, follow a similar structure.
After a boy and his grandmother traveling from DR Congo into Uganda die from Ebola, these cases confirm fears that the Ebola virus could spread from DR Congo to Uganda, due to frequent, informal and porous cross-border migration.
In response to the arrest of journalist Ivan Golunov, investigative news outlet Meduza has opened access to his reports. This is Golunov's 2017 report on the sophistication of Russia's system of criminalizing journalism and what this could mean for the future of media within the country.
New Orleans native Jack Gilmore brought spicy hometown dishes like étouffée and gumbo to the menu aboard a scientific research ship. But he also learned what the warming of Antarctica might mean for his beloved city.