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Can cloud technology help banking transition to net zero?

Can cloud technology help banking transition to net zero?

Data from IDC shows that transitioning away from legacy systems within banking could prevent 1 billion tons of carbon dioxide in the coming years. A growing consensus from experts is that the green future of the industry lies within cloud computing. Our financial worries and existential dread about the climate are intrinsically linked, apparently. Oh, good. It may not be something we consider often, but the energy required to facilitate bank...

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Complex metal Bismuth may be the future of clean energy

Complex metal Bismuth may be the future of clean energy

Bismuth is a heavy, brittle metal that forms colourful geometric crystals when melted down. Completely nontoxic and able to absorb light almost anywhere, it may one day power our homes with clean energy. Looking like an artifact straight from a Guardians of the Galaxy movie, Bismuth, or Bismuth Subsalicylate is an iridescent metal which could replace conventional batteries for good in the near future. Bismuth has been a known metal since...

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Students are using AI language tools to ace assignments

Students are using AI language tools to ace assignments

In a world where AI can be used to do almost anything, students are using language algorithms to write their assignments and are circumventing plagiarism software. As a 14-year-old, I remember attempting to blag my French language homework by using translation tools on Google. My poor attempt failed to fool the teacher, and I promptly found myself in detention. Despite my terrible execution all those years ago, however, it appears I...

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Study shows coronavirus can have long-term effects on the brain

Study shows coronavirus can have long-term effects on the brain

Researchers have found differences in the frontal lobe and brainstem of recovered COVID-19 patients when compared to healthy people. These changes are linked to issues such as anxiety, insomnia, fatigue, and other cognitive abnormalities. Feeling out of whack despite finally testing negative for COVID? A recent small study may have just discovered why. With millions of people reporting symptoms of long COVID, doctors everywhere are trying to figure out how...

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