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Extraordinary resilience of deadly bacterium explained

Researchers have identified how the pathogenic bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa uses tension-activated membrane channels to stop itself from swelling up and bursting when it is suddenly exposed to water. The study helps explain how this bacterium --.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyApr 19th, 2017

Get Rid of These 3 Thoughts We All Have That Stunt Our Growth of Resilience.

Get Rid of These 3 Thoughts We All Have That Stunt Our Growth of Resilience......»»

Category: opensourceSource:  lifehackRelated NewsJun 27th, 2017

‘Twin Peaks’ explained: ‘Part 8’ takes an experimental journey through darkness

'Part 8' of 'Twin Peaks' may strike some people as a non sequitur, but its experiment with form and genre seems to provide a disturbing origin story for the show's iconic villain, and a lesson in humanity's capacity for evil. The post ‘Twin Pea.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 26th, 2017

Jamie Foxx"s impression of a young Kanye West is real genius

In an appearance on The Graham Norton Show, Jamie Foxx described his first encounter with Kanye West during the rapper's backpack days.  Foxx explained that while at a house party, West showed up. Naturally, Foxx made him perform—and i.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 26th, 2017

Linus Explains What Surprises Him After 25 Years Of Linux

Linus Torvalds appeared in a new "fireside chat" with VMware Head of Open Source Dirk Hohndel. An anonymous reader writes: Linus explained what still surprises him about Linux development. "Code that I thought was stable continually gets improved. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Heat can kill and we’re turning up the thermostat

Analysis of deadly heatwaves shows how many more people they’ll affect by 2100. Enlarge (credit: Jorge Quinteros) ‘Tis the season for heatwaves in the Northern Hemisphere, as folks across Europe and parts of the US west have been reminded.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

How Hollywood Got Hacked: Studio at Center of Netflix Leak Breaks Silence

Earlier this year, hackers obtained and leaked the episodes of TV show Orange Is the New Black. In a candid interview, Larson Studios' chief engineer David Dondorf explained how the audio post-production business allowed the hacker group to gain acce.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

26 weird objects seen on Mars, explained (pictures) - CNET

From Donald Trump's face to crabs to jelly doughnuts, there's a history of entertaining images from Mars that amuse scientists and excite conspiracy theorists and alien fans......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

How does wireless electricity work? Magic of wire-free power transfer, explained

These days you don't need a power cable to charge your device. Learn about wireless electricity, and the two biggest standards on the market, PowerMat and Qi. We think Tesla would be proud. The post How does wireless electricity work? Magic of wire-f.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Street Fighter Producer on How Mortal Kombat Inspired Series

Street Fighter Producer Yoshinori Ono discusses the franchise's milestone anniversary and what lies ahead for the fighting series. While looking back over the franchise's 30-year anniversary, Street Fighter Producer Yoshinori Ono explained how.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Steve Bannon just fat-shamed Sean Spicer and we"ve officially hit a new low

The complete chaos that is this year has just hit a new low thanks to White House chief strategist and alt-right extremist Steve Bannon. Amid reports that Sean Spicer will be leaving his role as press secretary, Bannon reportedly explained the admini.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

How Nintendo thinks of esports

“We believe in empowering the community.”   Nintendo’s sometimes-back-and-forth perspective on embracing and not embracing esports and its surrounding culture can effectively be explained by that sentiment, which Reggie Fils-Ai.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

A Third Of the Planet"s Population Is Exposed To Deadly Heatwaves

An anonymous reader shares a report: Nearly a third of the world's population is now exposed to climatic conditions that produce deadly heatwaves, as the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere makes it "almost inevitable" that vast areas.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 20th, 2017

Research finds deadly heatwaves will occur more often

A study published today in Nature Climate Change predicts that deadly heatwaves will become more frequent in the future. The study found that currently, around 30 percent of the world experiences life-threatening heat for at least 20 days pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Deadly heatwaves expected to continue to rise

Seventy-four percent of the world's population will be exposed to deadly heatwaves by 2100 if carbon gas emissions continue to rise at current rates, according to a new study. Even if emissions are aggressively reduced, the percent of the world's hum.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Scientists reveal mechanism behind mosquito-borne-disease "blocker" used to fight viruses

A new study may explain how a bacterium called Wolbachia prevents mosquitoes from transmitting deadly diseases such as dengue fever, West Nile virus and Zika......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

New tool measures resilience in adolescent Syrian refugees

A brief and reliable survey tool to measure resilience in children and adolescents who have been displaced by the brutal conflict in Syria has been created by an international team of researchers......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Creator of Elvie to discuss hardware’s new wave at Disrupt Berlin 2017

 Disrupt Berlin 2017 is a few short months away, and we’re thrilled to begin announcing this year’s crop of extraordinary speakers. Chiaro CEO Tania Boler started the company out of a belief that advances in sensor technology and co.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 19th, 2017

Call of Duty: WWII Divisions Classes Explained

Call of Duty: WWII Divisions Classes Explained is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. When you play Call of Duty: WWII, you will not be making classes in the traditional sense and even perks are getting a change as Sledgehammer Games shakes t.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsJun 15th, 2017

More than a third of heater-cooler devices used in open heart surgery may be contaminated with deadly bacteria

Thirty-three of 89 (37 percent) heater-cooler units assessed between July 2015 and December 2016 tested positive for Mycobacterium chimaera (M. chimaera), a bacterium associated with fatal infections in open-heart surgery patients, according to new r.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 15th, 2017

Blocking gene expression to combat deadly fungal infection

Deadly fungal infections are becoming resistant to common treatments, but a team of researchers have found a potential new solution......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 15th, 2017