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Brighton & Hove Albion 0-1 Liverpool: Mo Salah scores winner from spot

Brighton & Hove Albion 0-1 Liverpool: Mo Salah scores winner from spot

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side are no longer "childish" in controlling matches after Mohamed Salah's penalty edged out Brighton to extend their lead to seven points at the top of the Premier League.The Reds dominated with more than 70% possession against their cagey hosts but created little in a workmanlike performance until Salah was felled in the area by Pascal Gross.The Egyptian duly lashed the spot-kick left-footed across his body and into the net for a 17th goal of the season. Brighton briefly rallie...
Astronomers spot young star forming like a planet

Astronomers spot young star forming like a planet

Science
Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Scientists have spotted a young star forming in the disk of gas and dust surrounding another star. The young star is forming like a planet. While studying the young massive star MM 1a, astronomers noticed an anomaly inside the star's rotating disc of gas and dust. Scientists think the observation is one of the first documented "fragmented" circumstellar disks. Astronomers described the discovery this week in the Astrophysical Journal Letters. "Stars form withing large clouds of gas and dust in interstellar space," John Ilee, astronomer at the University of Leeds, said in a news release. "When these clouds collapse under gravity, they begin to rotate faster, forming a disc around them. In low mass stars like our sun, it is in these discs that planets can form." Instead of...
Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Child advice chatbots fail to spot sexual abuse

Technology
Two mental health chatbot apps have required updates after struggling to handle reports of child sexual abuse.In tests, neither Wysa nor Woebot told an apparent victim to seek emergency help.The BBC also found the apps had problems dealing with eating disorders and drug use.The Children's Commissioner for England said the flaws meant the chatbots were not currently "fit for purpose" for use by youngsters."They should be able to recognise and flag for human intervention a clear breach of law or safeguarding of children," said Anne Longfield.Both apps had been rated suitable for children.Wysa had previously been recommended as a tool to help youngsters by an NHS Trust.Its developers have now promised an update will soon improve the...
England 2-1 Croatia: Harry Kane seals Nations League finals spot

England 2-1 Croatia: Harry Kane seals Nations League finals spot

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England staged a superb late comeback to beat Croatia at Wembley to reach the finals of the inaugural Uefa Nations League.Croatia, England's World Cup semi-final conquerors in Moscow in July, looked set to win once more and relegate Gareth Southgate's side from the elite group when Andrej Kramaric's twisting finish put them ahead via a deflection off Eric Dier after 57 minutes.England needed two goals to top the group and reach the semi-final and final stages in Portugal next June, and at least inflict a small measure of revenge on Croatia for that World Cup disappointment. And they responded brilliantly to get the win their performance deserved and secure qualification for the next stage of ...
Mosaic showcases Ceres' brightest bright spot

Mosaic showcases Ceres' brightest bright spot

Science
Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A new mosaic image shared Friday by NASA showcases one of Ceres' bright spots. The dwarf planet's bright spots were first discovered and photographed in 2015. In the time since, high resolution images have offered scientists clearer and clearer views of the bright spots. Ceres' brightest spot is located on a feature called Cerealia Facula, found in the Occator Crater. The latest mosaic combines several photographs of the feature, some from altitudes as low as 22 miles above the dwarf planet's surface. "The mosaic is overlain on a topography model based on images obtained during Dawn's low altitude mapping orbit," according to NASA. NASA scientists believe Ceres' bright spots are evidence of geologic activity. When Dawn was first approaching Ceres, only a couple of large ...