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"Tweens" increased media use during the 2020 pandemic summer, says study

"Put down your phone" is a common parental phrase, the modern-day equivalent of "turn off the TV." That's because parents have long thought that staring at a screen for too long will have a detrimental effect......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 30th, 2021

IC sales to post another double-digit hike in 2022

The IC market is forecast to rise 11% this year following a 26% surge in 2021 and a 13% increase in 2020, according to IC Insights......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

Researchers study impact of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites on astronomy

A team of researchers has studied the impact of SpaceX's growing Starlink satellite constellation on the work of astronomers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Study: Female dolphins have a working clitoris, so they probably enjoy sex

"Every time we looked at the vaginas, it was like this giant clitoris staring us in the face." Enlarge / Sure, they look like they're just taking a friendly swim, but these two dolphins are actually aroused. A recent study found that f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago

Microsoft Teams walkie-talkie comes to Android and iOS

Microsoft Teams' walkie-talkie feature, which ensured easier communication for emergency workers during the pandemic, is now on Android and iOS......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 36 min. ago

S.African lions, pumas contracted COVID from zoo workers: study

Big cats caged in zoos are at risk from catching COVID-19 from their keepers, a study said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

How a contagious cancer spread among clams

A contagious blood cancer jumped from one species of clam to another and spread among clams living in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, shows a study published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 7 min. ago

A giant panda"s gut bacteria help it remain chubby while on a bamboo diet

The giant panda feeds exclusively on fibrous bamboo, yet they still manage to stay chubby and healthy. In a study published January 18 in the journal Cell Reports, researchers reveal that shifts in the bear's gut microbiota in the season when nutriti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

Conspiracy mentality around the globe tends to be particularly pronounced on the political fringes

Conspiracy theories have circulated at all times, in all cultures, and among all populations. They routinely appear in conjunction with major incidents, such as those that today take the form of terrorist attacks, the COVID-19 pandemic, and president.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

Talent in rural Cornwall "wasted" due to poor public transport and lack of internet access

The skills of talented people in living in rural Cornwall are being wasted because of poor public transport and lack of internet access, a new study warns......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

Increase in marine heat waves threatens coastal habitats

Heat waves—like the one that blistered the Pacific Northwest last June—also occur underwater. A new study in Frontiers in Marine Science paints a worrisome picture of recent and projected trends in marine heat waves within the nation's largest.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 7 min. ago

Six-month Trial of a Four-day Working Week To Be Launched in the UK

More than 30 companies will take part in a trial of a four-day working week to "herald in a bold new way of working in 2022," researchers say. From a report: The global pandemic has impacted how long and where people work with Working From Home guida.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 8 min. ago

Climate change threatens future Winter Olympics

Climate change will limit where the Winter Olympics can be held as winter changes across the Northern Hemisphere, according to a study by an international team of researchers led by the University of Waterloo......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 35 min. ago

Mythologised, memorialised then forgotten: A history of Australia"s bushfire reporting

Australia's Black Summer bushfires of 2019 and 2020 wreaked destruction across South-Eastern Australia. Images of flames crowned trees, engulfed fire trucks and people crowded on beaches and packed in boats were broadcast into our homes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 35 min. ago

Pandemic disruption to PhD research is bad for society and the economy, but there are solutions

Every year thousands of students enroll in Ph.D. degrees at universities in New Zealand. The government funds their degrees because the advanced knowledge and innovations they develop benefit our economy and society......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 35 min. ago

Why are zebra mussels so sticky? Study may lead to new industrial coatings, medical adhesives

A water tank full of coin-sized invertebrates may not be the first thing you'd expect to see in a materials science and engineering research lab......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 35 min. ago

Study finds national and international frameworks are imperative for implementing nature-based solutions in Asia

Recognized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the term "nature-based solutions" (NbS) refers to those that bring together human well-being, environmental sustainabil.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Fish stocks fluctuate with seawater temperature

Year-to-year fluctuations in seawater temperature are partly responsible for the much slower ups and downs in the abundance of marine fish stocks. This is the conclusion from a worldwide study by Wageningen University & Research, among others. Fish b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Ozone pollution costs Asia billions in lost crops: study

Persistently high levels of ozone pollution in Asia are costing China, Japan and South Korea an estimated $63 billion annually in lost rice, wheat and maize crops, a new study says......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Support for populist politics "collapsed" during the pandemic: global report

Support for populist parties and politicians, and agreement with populist sentiment, has diminished during the pandemic, according to a "mega-dataset" taking in attitudes of over half a million people across 109 countries since 2020......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Over 100 different species made this 2,200-year-old shipwreck home, study finds

Ship's ram from First Punic War serves as "ecological memory" of 2 millennia of underwater life. Enlarge / The ship's ram as it was found on the seabed off Sicily at a depth of nearly 90 m, covered in marine life. (credit: K. Egorov/SD.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022