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Did blind cavefish evolve by breaking the laws of evolution?

The discovery that a cavefish lost its sight because key eye genes were switched off via epigenetics, rather than mutation, will fuel an evolutionary debate.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistOct 12th, 2017

NASA model improves odds of finding habitable exoplanets

NASA has a new model that improves the space agency’s odds of identifying habitable exoplanets. The model is based on new NASA research that determines conditions across three different dimensions instead of one, as previous models did. With th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Nyko Nintendo Switch dock users report permanent damage to consoles

A Nyko dock designed for the Nintendo Switch appears to be capable of breaking the console, according to users on Reddit. The dock is one of several released to address the bulky design of Nintendo's original dock. The post Nyko Nintendo Switch dock.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 12 min. ago

BREAKING: Verizon out as IndyCar Series title sponsor after 2018

BREAKING: Verizon out as IndyCar Series title sponsor after 2018.....»»

Category: autoSource:  autoweekRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

Science says there’s a very, very good reason why you’re afraid of spiders

If just the sight of a spider or snake is enough to send a shiver up your spine you already know you're not alone, but did you ever stop to think about where that fear comes from? You might imagine seeing the creepy critters throughout your life has.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Wells Fargo faulted by U.S. regulator for auto insurance abuses, report says

Wells Fargo wrongly pushed auto insurance on customers who did not need it and took too long to halt the abuse, the New York Times reported, citing a confidential report......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

Users report Nintendo Switch hardware issues after using Nyko dock

A Nyko dock designed for the Nintendo Switch appears to be capable of breaking the console, according to users on Reddit. The dock is one of several released to address the bulky design of Nintendo's original dock. The post Users report Nintendo Swit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 4 min. ago

Is It Possible to Play “Grand Theft Auto” Without Breaking the Law?

As part of their BuzzFeedBlue channel, BuzzFeed decided to have a few seasoned Grand Theft Auto players attempt to complete three tasks in the game without breaking any laws. Now, for anyone who has played Grand Theft Auto in the past, you know that.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

NASA just discovered that Mars has a tail, and it’s incredibly unusual

Jupiter has a bunch of moons, Saturn has rings, and Earth has life (that's pretty cool), but what about Mars? Well, as it turns out, the Red Planet has a tail! Yep, NASA's MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) spacecraft just reveale.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

Big brains come with big social groups in whales and dolphins

Do social pressures cause the evolution of big brains? The debate is ongoing. Enlarge (credit: International Fund for Animal Welfare) Why are humans so smart? We must have evolved in an environment that made more intelligent individuals likely.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 20 min. ago

More permissive concealed-carry laws linked to higher homicide rates

Easier access to concealed firearms is associated with significantly higher rates of handgun-related homicide, according to a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 55 min. ago

TBI laws effective at reducing rate of recurrent concussions, new study shows

A recent study from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital done in conjunction with researchers from Colorado School of Public Health at the University at Colorado and Temple University used data from a large, nat.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 55 min. ago

Shocking discovery of ancient teeth could rewrite human history

There's still many questions to be answered regarding the origins of mankind, but researchers have a pretty good outline of how it all went down — or at least they thought they did, as a new discovery by archaeologists in Germany threatens to shake.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News7 hr. 40 min. ago

8 Cosplayers Share Their Tips, Tools, and Ingenuity

These cosplayers have been practicing their trade for years. We asked them if they had any advice for aspiring creators. Turns out they did! Read more on MAKE The post 8 Cosplayers Share Their Tips, Tools, and Ingenuity appeared first on Make: D.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated News7 hr. 56 min. ago

Original Content podcast: Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ are here, and they’re very cheesy

 We’re breaking the rules a little for this one. While TechCrunch’s Original Content podcast is focused on new shows and movies from streaming services like Hulu and Netflix, we’ve also gone out of our way to remind listeners t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago

Harman Kardon Invoke Review: Cortana finds her voice

Move aside, Alexa; back off, Google Assistant. Microsoft’s Cortana is here, and she wants to be the de-facto virtual assistant for busy people in their busy homes. Breaking free of the smartphone and desktop for the first time, Cortana‘s.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News10 hr. 20 min. ago

Amazon"s Jeff Bezos standing on top of a giant wind turbine is a sight to behold

One way to get more people to hear about your new wind farm is to make a video of yourself standing on top of a turbine and smashing a bottle of champagne on it, which is precisely what Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos went and did. The post Amazon's Jeff.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 40 min. ago

Ben Wyatt and Jean-Ralphio respond to "Parks and Rec" fan theories

Whoever suggested that Leslie Knope embezzled funds needs to go and have a long think about what they did. SEE ALSO: Michael Fassbender and James Corden almost defeated by an inanimate door Adam Scott and Ben Schwartz, a.k.a Ben Wyatt and Jean-Ra.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 56 min. ago

The best Vodafone broadband deals in October 2017

Better known for mobile plans, we've found Vodafone broadband deals that are worth phoning home about. We know what you may be thinking – "since when did Vodafone do broadband deals?" Well it's been nearly two years since the mobile.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News13 hr. 56 min. ago

How to good camera deal on Black Friday in the US

It's the best time of year to kit yourself out with a new camera without breaking the bank. Maybe you've got a special event coming up, a big trip, you've outgrown your smartphone, or perhaps you just want to flex your photographic mu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Watch Jeff Bezos smash champagne atop a wind turbine to launch a new wind farm

One way to get more people to hear about your new wind farm is to make a video of yourself standing on top of a turbine and smashing a bottle of champagne on it, which is precisely what Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos went and did. The post Watch Jeff Bezos sm.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago