MADRID: A senior US diplomat said here that European nations and telecom operators should exclude Chinese tech giant Huawei from any involvement in the development of 5G networks. "That 5G toolbox for the European Union (EU) says that a high-risk vendor should not be providing critical or sensitive components to these networks," Robert Strayer, the US State Department's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, said at a forum in Madrid. The EU guidance, he added, likewise says that "what had traditionally been viewed as the edge, the periphery, of the network will now have very important computing functions", reports Efe news "Even the edges of the network, where there's computing going on, are going to be highly sensitive and those parts should not be provided by high-risk vendors," Strayer said, noting that the EU established three criteria for identifying a high-risk vendor. The most important criteria, according to the US … [Read more...] about US urges Europe to exclude Huawei from 5G networks
For as much concern and furor as these "pro-ana" sites have generated, there is very little evidence of harm. As Kenyon College psychology professor Michael Levine told the International Herald Tribune, "You're going to be hard pressed to demonstrate in a very clear way that these sites have a direct negative affect." … [Read more...] about Thinspiration: Do Web Sites Encourage Anorexia?
The efforts to curb anorexia are well-intentioned but often misguided. Deaths from anorexia are very rare, even in the fashion world. Models are in far greater danger of being killed in a car driving to the fashion show than dying of anorexia. Though anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disease, only one-half of one percent of anorexics die from it each year, and many of those deaths are actually suicides. … [Read more...] about Real Problems Hidden Behind Thin Fashion Models
Video – Is Addiction in Your Genes?Top 10 Bad Things That Are Good for You5 Keys to HappinessMeredith F. Small is an anthropologist at Cornell University. She is also the author of "Our Babies, Ourselves; How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent" (link) and "The Culture of Our Discontent; Beyond the Medical Model of Mental Illness" (link). Her Human Nature column appears each Friday on LiveScience. … [Read more...] about Losing It: Why Self-Control Is Not Natural
The U.S. established a new naval research center in New London, Connecticut, and Rutherford continued to work with Americans even after the war was over. The work was kept secret for many years, under the United Kingdom's Official Secrets Act. Rutherford's role is not well-known, and it was "one of the greatest official secrets at the time of his death in 1937," Twigg said. … [Read more...] about Famed Physicist Ernest Rutherford Helped Pioneer Sonar in Secret