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Genes responsible for diversity of human skin colors identified

A study of diverse African groups by geneticists has identified new genetic variants associated with skin pigmentation. The findings help explain the vast range of skin color on the African continent, shed light on human evolution and inform an under.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyOct 12th, 2017

Pixel SMS issue won’t be fixed until November

Google has identified a fix for the Pixel's SMS issues, but you'll have to wait a bit to get it. Earlier this week, we learned that some Pixel and Pixel XL owners (the original, not the new Pixel 2 family) were having issues with SMS. Specifi.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News3 hr. 26 min. ago

The end of pneumonia? New vaccine offers hope

A new vaccine under development provoked an immune response to 72 forms of the bacteria that's responsible for pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis. That's up from the 23 forms of bacteria covered by current immunizations. The new vaccine, which represen.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

Last unknown structure of HIV-1 solved, another step in efforts to disarm the AIDS virus

Researchers have solved the last unknown protein structure of HIV-1, the retrovirus that can cause AIDS. This will further explain how the virus infects human cells and how progeny viruses are assembled and released from infected cells......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

The birth of a new protein

A yeast protein that evolved from scratch can fold into a compact three-dimensional shape -- contrary to the general understanding of young proteins. Recent evidence suggests new genes can arise from the non-coding sections, or 'junk,' DNA and that t.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

BMW boycott sought by Jesse Jackson

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson is calling for a boycott of BMW products because of a lack of diversity among its dealer body......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 19 min. ago

This emergency radio and flashlight combo makes a good addition to an emergency kit

 Keeping a stash of emergency supplies doesn’t make you a paranoid doomsday prepper. It makes you a responsible human being that doesn’t want to be totally SOL in a disaster situation. To help you prepare for the unpredictable, this Multi-Fu.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News7 hr. 7 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. 26 min. ago

Only 22 big tech companies out of 211 surveyed revealed their government-mandated EEO-1 diversity data (Reveal)

Reveal: Only 22 big tech companies out of 211 surveyed revealed their government-mandated EEO-1 diversity data  —  When the popular messaging platform Slack won a fastest-rising startup award last year, the company sent four black f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

Nightmare fuel: Trapped in airplane seat crawling with bedbugs

Canadian family posted bite pictures afterward. Airline upgraded their next flight. Enlarge / Bed bug feeding on human skin. (credit: Getty | VW Pics) British Airways has apologized to a Canadian family who reported being feasted upon by a pa.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

New function in gene-regulatory protein discovered

Researchers show how the protein CBP affects the expression of genes through its interaction with the basal machinery that reads the instructions in our DNA......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 42 min. ago

Snag a Lucero color changing smart bulb, no WiFi hub required

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Smart Bulb from Lucero is exactly what your next party needs. This advanced light bulb can shift colors through its companion app, which gives.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 43 min. ago

Why race is not a thing, according to genetics

National Geographic interviewed geneticist Adam Rutherford, author of A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes. "In many ways, genetics makes a mockery of race," he notes. (more…)National Geographic interviewed gene.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News9 hr. 7 min. ago

Set the mood with this app-controlled lightbulb that"s on sale

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Smart Bulb from Lucero is exactly what your next party needs. This advanced light bulb can shift colors through its companion app, which gives.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

Through Human Rights Scandals and Diplomatic Crisis, Qatar’s Dream for a “World-Class City” Forges Ahead

The history of the Qatar Peninsula—or Catara, as first labeled on an ancient map drawn by the Greco-Roman polymath Claudius Ptolemaeus—dates back to the Paleolithic Age. By the 1930s, the tiny Gulf state was struggling to maintain its p.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Nendo Reinvents The Zipper

Zip, zip hooray! Zippers are one of those ubiquitous fasteners that come in lots of different colors, materials, and sizes, but they’re more or less the same: a straight line of interlocking teeth and a pull. Not so to Nendo. The Japanese de.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

New Yorkers reveal the craziest thing they"ve seen on the subway and it"s so, so grim

There aren't many things human beings can agree on, but one sure-fire opinion guaranteed to band together even the most hated of enemies is this: the subway is hell on earth. We can all agree on that, can't we? And after watching the clip above &.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 43 min. ago

Google Pixel 2 XL screen fix may be in the works

The newest smartphone from Google is brilliant, except its display doesn't quite has vibrant enough colors. There's a problem with the Pixel 2 XL screen serious enough that Google has responded with a statement, according to a new report t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News17 hr. 27 min. ago

Article: AI Can"t Devise Your Creative, but It Can Do the What, Where and When

Allen Nance, global CMO at Emarsys, discusses what human and machine marketers are each meant to do......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Mutant gene found to fuel cancer-promoting effects of inflammation

A new mechanism has been uncovered linking a human gene's function to chronic inflammation. Through large-scale genomic analyses, the researchers discovered that 'mutant p53' amplifies the impact of inflammation, leading to increases in the invasive.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

Archaeologists find gates of Hell in Saudi Arabia

When researchers are searching for remnants of structures and settlements constructed by ancient peoples they typically focus on areas that are hospitable to human life. A new discovery in Saudi Arabia goes firmly against that notion, with archaeolog.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago