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Choosing 2FA authenticator apps can be hard. Ars did it so you don’t have to

Losing your 2FA codes can be bad. Having backups stolen can be worse. What to do? Enlarge (credit: Aurich & Hannah Lawson) Last year, Sergio Caltagirone found himself in a tough spot. While traveling, his phone broke and stopped working comple.....»»

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Scientists discover that four “blank” Dead Sea Scrolls actually have text

The text appears to relate to the Book of Ezekiel. Enlarge / Multispectral imaging has revealed hidden text on four Dead Sea Scroll fragments previously believed to be blank. (credit: University of Manchester) The 16 purported fragments of the.....»»

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Return to RAID: The Ars readers “What If?” edition

Readers requested RAID retests. Redundant? Ridiculous! Enlarge / I get anxious if I can't watch the blinkenlights in the big Terminal window in the background while the tests run. (credit: Jim Salter) In earlier coverage pitting ZFS against L.....»»

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Wuhan swabs 9 million people, tests 6.5 million for COVID-19 in 10 days

Proponents of the impressive effort say it will provide peace of mind. Enlarge / WUHAN, May 15, 2020 - Residents take nucleic acid tests at a testing post set up at a primary school in Dongxihu District in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province,.....»»

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Higher education system faces the inequities COVID-19 exposes

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a crisis across higher education, for both institutions and learners. But these new challenges are coming to rest on old inequalities that kept many low and middle-income Americans from attending college or earning a.....»»

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Quantum simulators for gauge theories

To simulate in a laboratory what happens in particle accelerators has been an ambitious goal in the study of the fundamental forces of nature pursued by high-energy physicists for many years. Now, thanks to research conducted by the groups of statist.....»»

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Researchers conduct research to better understand why young adults choose to move to rural Montana

It's common to hear about young adults choosing not to live in rural Montana, but what often goes undiscussed are the reasons young adults do choose to move to rural parts of the state, according to Montana State University researcher Sarah Schmitt-W.....»»

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Youth support critical to battle COVID-19-related employment challenges

Researchers from The University of Western Australia's Centre for Social Impact say supporting young people is more important now than ever, highlighting the long-term impact on youth unemployment as the result of shutdowns and restrictions from COVI.....»»

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New approach to metabolomics research could prove game changer

Accurate identification of metabolites, and other small chemicals, in biological and environmental samples has historically fallen short when using traditional methods. Conventional tactics rely on pure reference compounds, called standards, to recog.....»»

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Safeguarding the source of three of Asia"s great rivers

It is official. Everything is on track for the establishment of the Three-Rivers-Source National Park (TRSNP) in China, which—as its name suggests—protects the source of three of Asia's greatest rivers: the Yangtze, Yellow and Lancang-Mekong rive.....»»

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Researchers date age of the oldest-known forest in West Junggar region, China

As one of the five major extinction events in Earth history, the Frasnian-Famennian boundary (FFB) crisis caused dramatic reductions in marine and terrestrial diversity......»»

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The costly collateral damage from Elon Musk"s Starlink satellite fleet

A colossal chess game of immense consequences is being fought in outer space, right now. On March 18 and April 22 2020, two rockets from SpaceX, owned by billionaire Elon Musk, each put 60 satellites into orbit. Those launches are but the sixth and s.....»»

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Human activity threatens billions of years of evolutionary history

A ZSL study published in Nature Communications today maps the evolutionary history of the world's terrestrial vertebrates—amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles—for the first time, exploring how areas with large concentrations of evolutionarily.....»»

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Circadian oscillation of a cyanobacterium doesn"t need all three Kai proteins to keep going

Circadian rhythms are driven by a highly autonomous, self-sustaining circadian clock within cells, telling us when to sleep or wake up in a 24-hour cycle......»»

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Researchers trigger enzymes with light

Enzymes are the central drivers for biochemical metabolic processes in every living cell, enabling reactions to take place efficiently. It is this ability that makes them useful as catalysts in biotechnology, for example, to create chemical products.....»»

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New type of coupled electronic-structural waves discovered in magnetite

An international team of scientists uncovered exotic quantum properties hidden in magnetite, the oldest magnetic material known to mankind. The study reveals the existence of low-energy waves that indicate the important role of electronic interaction.....»»

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Eli Lilly’s COVID-19 therapy development partner AbCellera raises $105 million

When AbCellera won a $30 million contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop therapeutic countermeasures against viral outbreaks two years ago, it’s safe to assume that no one thought the technology would be so vitall.....»»

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China’s top short video apps and e-commerce giants pally up

JD.com, the online retailer that is Alibaba’s long-time nemesis, announced Wednesday a strategic partnership with Kuaishou, the main rival of TikTok’s sibling in China, Douyin. The collaboration is part of a rising trend in the Chinese in.....»»

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Coinbase to acquire Tagomi to improve institutional trading offering

Cryptocurrency exchange company Coinbase has announced plans to acquire Tagomi, an advanced cryptocurrency brokerage platform specifically targeted at professionals and institutional investors. Terms of the deal are undisclosed and the acquisition is.....»»

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Voi hires former Bird UK chief to bring e-scooters to British streets

With the U.K. government set to accelerate trials of e-scooter rentals in a bid to reduce crowding on public transport and support social distancing during the coronavirus crisis, Europe’s e-scooter companies are gearing up to be ready. The lat.....»»

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