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Researchers found, Black holes will eventually evaporate due to Hawking radiation, but the event horizon is not as important as previously thought.

New theoretical research from Radboud University's Michael Wondrak, Walter van Suijlekom, and Heino Falcke has shown that Stephen Hawking was partially correct about black holes.

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Ms Päivi Sillanaukee and Mr Pascal Lardier.

Helsinki is soon hosting the Radical Health Festival Helsinki, an entirely new event for those interested in shaping the future of healthcare. The event aims to inspire radical steps for a healthy future with thought-provoking and interdisciplinary ideas.

Radical Health Festival Helsinki 2023 will be held from June 12th to June 14th at the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre, bringing together policymakers, health professionals, innovators, and health enthusiasts from around the world.

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Academy Projects in biosciences, health and environmental research.

The Academy of Finland's Research Council for Biosciences, Health, and the Environment has announced the allocation of nearly 41 million euros in funding for 73 research projects, comprising a total of 91 subprojects. With an application success rate of 18.5 percent, the Academy Project funding aims to stimulate the advancement and diversity of Finnish science while enhancing the quality, impact, and international collaboration of research.

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The Finnish Criminal Sanctions Agency (Rikosseuraamuslaitos) has been utilizing virtual reality (VR) programs as part of prisoner rehabilitation since 2019. Now, in collaboration with Virtual Dawn, the agency is launching virtual reality-assisted prisoner rehabilitation. These programs allow prisoners to practice situations they will encounter upon their release from prison.

Previously, VR programs developed by the University of Tampere and the Helsinki and Uusimaa Hospital District (HUS) have been used.

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The Academy of Finland's Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering has announced the recipients of the prestigious Academy Research Fellowship funding. A total of 59 researchers have been selected to receive funding, amounting to approximately 35 million euros. The success rate for applicants was just over 15 percent.

The Academy Research Fellowship funding is specifically designed for early-career researchers who have demonstrated a fast career trajectory, established international networks, and are engaged in scientifically rigorous and impactful research that contributes to scientific advancement.

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Google held its annual Google I/O developers conference where they unveiled the new foldable phone. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP (Photo by JUSTIN SULLIVAN / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP) LEHTIKUVA

Google kicks off its developer conference each year with a rapid-fire stream of announcements, including many unveilings of recent things it's been working on. Have a look at these new announcements, which were promised at this year Google I/O keynote. TechCrunch website has detailed the announcements with precision.

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Google Maps unveiled a new "Immersive View for Routes" feature in select cities.

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Scientists at Tampere University in Finland have found that different species react to nanoparticles at the molecular level in the same way. The researchers analysed hundreds of nanoparticle exposures and found that different species have a similar epigenetic molecular response to these particles. The newly discovered ancestral defence mechanism, which has been present in our ancestors, explains how cells and organisms adapt to long-term exposure to nanosized materials.

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China is dominating the global race for future power, with the country establishing a significant lead in high-impact research across the majority of critical and emerging technology domains, according to a report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). The report, called the Critical Technology Tracker, examines 44 critical technologies spanning defence, space, robotics, energy, biotechnology, artificial intelligence, advanced materials and key quantum technology areas.

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Normal ageing is associated with progressive cognitive decline. But can we train our brains to delay this process? A team from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), HES-SO Geneva and EPFL has discovered that practising and listening to music can alter cognitive decline in healthy seniors by stimulating the production of grey matter.

The researchers followed over 100 retired people who had never practised music before. They were enrolled in piano and music awareness training for six months.

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The Teknologia 23 fair will be held at the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre from 7 to 9 November 2023.

The Teknologia 23 event's competition, targeted at startup companies, is now open. The aim of the competition is to highlight significant new solutions in the field of technology, and the winner will receive a €10,000 prize, donated by the Finnish Fair Foundation. The Teknologia 23 fair will be held at the Helsinki Expo and Convention Centre from 7 to 9 November 2023.

Being held for the third time, the startup competition seeks the most promising technology companies of today with the potential for growth.

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Elon Musk on Monday revealed he is going to develop his own version of an artificial intelligence chatbot, 'TruthGPT' during an interview with Tucker Carlson on Fox News.

During an interaction with Carlson, the Twitter CEO shared why he wants an alternative to ChatGPT, an AI app developed by progressive programmers that he initially helped fund.

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