BIOS raises $4.5M to further develop its neural interface and new ways to treat chronic medical conditions

BIOS, a neural engineering startup originally based out of Cambridge, U.K. and now with an additional newly opened R&D office in Montreal, Canada, has raised $4.5 million in seed funding. The company is developing a “neural interface” that combines advances in hardware, big data and machine learning/AI, which it’s hoped…

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NYC health officials ban unvaccinated kids from school amid measles outbreak in Orthodox Jewish community

FORMERLY CONJOINED TWINS HEAD HOME AFTER 7 SURGERIES “Effective Friday, December 7, every student attending a yeshiva in the below zip codes in Borough Park and Williamsburg who is not vaccinated with the required number of doses of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine will not be permitted to attend school, regardless of…

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Europe dials up pressure on tech giants over election security

The European Union has announced a package of measures intended to step up efforts and pressure on tech giants to combat democracy-denting disinformation ahead of the EU parliament elections next May. The European Commission Action Plan, which was presented at a press briefing earlier today, has four areas of focus: 1)…

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Veganism could get the same legal protections as religion

London (CNN)An angry dispute between an animal welfare charity and its former employee will be the first case in Britain to decide whether ethical veganism is a “philosophical belief” that should be afforded the same protections as religion. “They could have given me a warning … they might have thought…

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