Google Enhances AI Capabilities, Oxford Research Detects Cancer Early Through Proteins and More

The Impact of Google’s AI Updates on You: Tech & Science Daily Podcast

Google is upping its artificial intelligence game, with even its popular search engine getting an AI makeover. This announcement comes on the heels of OpenAI’s reveal of GPT-4o, showcasing the intense competition in the generative AI space.

Professor Ruth Travis from Oxford Population Health at Oxford University discusses their research indicating that blood proteins can detect cancer seven years before diagnosis. This discovery could potentially revolutionize cancer prevention in the future. Professor Travis is the senior author of the Cancer Research UK-funded studies behind these findings, stressing the need for further research to understand the proteins’ role in cancer development, identify the most reliable ones for testing, and determine which drugs could target these proteins.

Bumble has issued an apology for their controversial billboards referencing celibacy, admitting they made a mistake with their latest ad campaign. The dating app company faced backlash from users over a billboard that read, “You know full well a vow of celibacy is not the answer.” On a different note, scientists have discovered a new species of giant jellyfish, and a $1.4 billion Dream Chaser plane is set to take humans to space. Additionally, parts of Paris will require a QR code for entry this summer.

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