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A story on CBS News about experts testifying before the House Intelligence Committee about the threats that “deepfake” videos and other types of artificial intelligence-generated synthetic data pose to the U.S. election system reports witnesses at today’s hearing include David Doermann.


A story on BBC News about how modern life is transforming the human skeleton interviews Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel, about her research to find out if it was possible to tell where an individual was from by looking at the shape of their skulls. 


An article in Good Housekeeping about foster care and what prospective foster parents need to know interviews Annette Semanchin Jones, who said that in the U.S., foster care is overseen by state child welfare agencies and children enter the system when a reports of possible abuse or neglect is received.


An article in Art Daily interviews exhibition curator Jonathan Katz about an exhibit in Chicago’s Wrightwood 659 of “About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art,” which remembers the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion.


The Canadian Broadcasting Company radio show Spark interviewed Nicholas Rajkovich about how his students built “laufmaschines,” which were an early version of the bicycle. The laufmachines were created in 1815 as a response to climate change and the need for less reliance on horses.