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"I don"t think I can cope financially": People are putting off parenthood because of austerity

Britain's birth rates are plunging. The number of babies being born has been in steep decline since 2017. Now, researchers are investigating early signs that the pandemic may have caused rates to drop even further......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 24th, 2021

A new 3D printing frontier: Self-powered wearable devices

When most people think of wearable devices, they think of smart watches, smart glasses, fitness trackers, even smart clothing. These devices, part of a fast-growing market, have two things in common: They all need an external power source, and they a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 22 min. ago

Research reveals powerful lure of gambling adverts on social media to children

A new report has exposed how children and young people are vulnerable to the growing popularity of gambling adverts on social media, prompting calls from leading experts for much tighter regulations......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

Advancing agriculture threatens the livelihoods of forest-dependent people

Forest-dependent people living across the Gran Chaco have been put on the map for the first time. As agribusiness expands into the dry forest on which they rely, the impact of that expansion on them has been difficult to document because their homest.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

150 People Arrested in International Darknet Opioid Probe

Some 150 people were arrested worldwide and more than $31.6 million in cash and virtual currencies were seized during a 10-month international investigation into opioid trafficking through darknet marketplaces, the Department of Justice announced Tue.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Mozilla removes popular Firefox add-ons used by nearly a million people

Mozilla found popular add-ons were misusing a key API to prevent users from fetching updates......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News16 hr. 50 min. ago

Intel Alder Lake-P sample beats Apple"s M1 Pro and M1 Max in leaked benchmarks

Last week, someone tested an Intel Alder Lake-P engineering sample, giving us the first glimpse at what Team Blue has in store for people who work and play on a laptop. The processor in question was the Core i9-12900H, which is supposed to be the loc.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 hr. 22 min. ago

Anatomy texts should show sex as a spectrum to include intersex people

Scientists are learning more and more about human biological variation, including of sex characteristics. But images of the human body in anatomy remain mostly muscular, white, and male with limited diversity, including of sex......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 22 min. ago

Mozilla removes popular Firefox add-ons used by nearly 500 million people

Mozilla found popular add-ons were misusing a key API to prevent users from fetching updates......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

"Nanozyme" therapy prevents harmful dental plaque build-up

A growing body of evidence points to a link between iron-deficiency anemia and severe tooth decay. Whether the connection is correlative or causative is unknown, though both conditions are associated with poor diets and are more common in people livi.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Industry watch: How do you know something without personal experience?

Many people can talk about digital transformation, but only a handful of them can put it into practice......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Greenhouse Gas Levels Hit a New High In 2020, Even With Pandemic Lockdowns

Despite a world economy that slowed significantly because of COVID-19, the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record last year, putting the goal of slowing the rise of global temperatures "way off track," according to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Smokey the AI

The 2020 fire season in the United States was the worst in at least 70 years, with some 4 million hectares burned on the west coast alone. These West Coast fires killed at least 37 people, destroyed hundreds of structures, caused nearly US $20 bill.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Drones to Attempt Rescue of Starving Dogs Stranded by Volcano

For the past month, the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma has been erupting, necessitating the evacuation of 7,000 people as lava flows towards the sea and destroys everything in its path. Sadly, many pets have been left behind,.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

How Philanthropy Became This IEEE Member’s Cause

You don't need to be a millionaire to be a philanthropist. Many philanthropists are working-class people with a passion for charitable causes. Bob Dent, who had a 40-year career in the power industry, is one of those individuals.The IEEE life senior.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Is internet addiction a growing problem?

Experts warn that the pandemic lockdowns have made more people vulnerable......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Pixel 6: Hands-on with Google"s "magic eraser" phone

Google says its latest smartphone can erase unwanted objects and people from photographs......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

It"s Windows XP"s 20th Birthday and Way Too Many Still Use It

Today is the 20th anniversary of Windows XP, and although the operating system reached the end of support in 2014, way too many people continue to use the insecure version of Windows. BleepingComputer reports: Windows XP was released on October 25, 2.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Bezos" Blue Origin announces plans for private space station

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin on Monday announced it wants to launch a space station that will house up to 10 people in the second half of the decade, as the race to commercialize the cosmos heats up......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

White flight may still enforce segregation

As the population of people of color grows across the United States, white Americans are still prone to move when neighborhoods diversify, and their fears and stereotypical beliefs about other racial and ethnic groups may help maintain segregation, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

As the dust settles with Windows 11, Microsoft is readying the rollout of Windows 10 21H2

Between the strict system requirements and all the bugs and performance problems, Windows 11 isn’t a typical Microsoft OS release. For one, many people can’t upgrade their machines to it unless they bypass Microsoft’s compatibility checks. Then.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021