Pet of Hong Kong coronavirus patient could be first human-to-animal transmission: experts
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Pet of Hong Kong coronavirus patient could be first human-to-animal transmission: experts

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong has quarantined the dog of a coronavirus patient in what could be the first case of human-to-animal transmission, although experts cautioned against pets being potential spreaders of the virus. The dog has tested “weak positive” for the virus, which indicates a low level of infection, the Hong Kong Agriculture,…

AI analyzes biology studies to find out we’re getting better at wildlife conservation
Conservation

AI analyzes biology studies to find out we’re getting better at wildlife conservation

A new AI system has revealed that we’re finally getting better at wildlife conservation. Researchers came to this conclusion after using machine learning to analyze more than 4,000 studies on species reintroduction across four decades. The system evaluated the outcomes of conservation programs by assessing the study abstracts with sentiment analysis, a form of AI…