1. Fears as substance found in drinking water samples in England deemed carcinogenic by WHO

    By Chiara Fiorillo A substance found in hundreds of thousands of drinking water samples in England has been categorised as carcinogenic by the World Health Organisation . Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), part of the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) - a group of 10,000 compou
  2. Tool detects AI-generated text in science journals

    By Peter Grad In an era of heightened concern in academia regarding AI-generated essays, there is reassuring news from the University of Kansas. Researchers have developed an AI text detector for scientific essays that can distinguish between human-written and computer-generated co