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New York regulates social media algorithms + 3 more stories

UK rules demand climate impact checks. NY regulates social media algorithms. Early diabetes tests advised for pregnancy. AI develops rare-earth-free magnet.

Today ChatGPT read 1050 top news stories. After removing previously covered events, there are 4 articles with a significance score over 5.5.

[6.0] UK court rules future climate impact must be assessed for fossil fuel projects — The Guardian

A UK supreme court ruling mandates that planning bodies must assess the climate impact of burning fossil fuels when considering projects. This landmark decision, spurred by Sarah Finch's case, emphasizes accounting for "downstream" emissions and affects several existing lawsuits. The judgment impacts future fossil fuel project approvals.

[5.9] New York governor signs bill regulating social media algorithms — CNN

Governor Kathy Hochul signed two pioneering bills regulating social media in New York, targeting algorithm use and children's data privacy. The SAFE For Kids Act mandates chronological content display and curbs late-night notifications for users under 18. The New York Child Data Protection Act restricts data collection without consent for minors. New York is the first US state with such laws.

[5.9] Pregnant women should be tested for diabetes far earlier, study suggests — The Guardian

A study involving 28 academics from 13 countries, suggests that pregnant women should be tested for gestational diabetes before 14 weeks rather than the current 24-28 weeks. Gestational diabetes affects one in seven pregnancies globally. Early testing could mitigate risks like high blood pressure, caesarean sections, and type 2 diabetes.

[5.8] Scientists developed magnet free of rare-earth metals — IFLScience

Scientists developed MagNex, a permanent magnet free of rare earth metals using AI. MagNex costs one-fifth of traditional magnets and reduces carbon emissions by 70%. The AI rapidly analyzed over 100 million potential alloys, achieving results 200 times faster than traditional methods.

Highly covered news with significance over 4.8:

[5.2] France warned by E.U. for 'excessive' deficit before elections
(The New York Times + 5)

[5.0] UK Labour set for historic election win, Sunak may lose
(The Hindu + 32)

[5.0] OpenAI co-founder Ilya Sutskever announces rival AI start-up
(Financial Times + 3)

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