Children breastfed past the six-month mark are better thinkers as teenagers, study finds

A study has linked breastfeeding babies to better cognitive scores in children years later (stock image)

Babies who are breastfed for longer are better thinkers as teenagers, research suggests. A study of more than 7,800 British children looked at those who had their mother’s milk for less than two months, two to four months, four to six months or over a year. Researchers found those breastfed the longest, above the age … Read more

Google’s DeepMind says it is close to achieving ‘human-level’ artificial intelligence

DeepMind, a British company owned by Google, may be on the verge of achieving human-level artificial intelligence (file photo)

DeepMind, a British company owned by Google, may be on the verge of achieving human-level artificial intelligence (AI). Nando de Freitas, a research scientist at DeepMind and machine learning professor at Oxford University, has said ‘the game is over’ in regards to solving the hardest challenges in the race to achieve artificial general intelligence (AGI). … Read more