A push for a shift in the value system that defines "impact" and "success"

Discussions of a broken value system are ubiquitous in science, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic served to expose inequality globally. However, according to the authors of an article publishing 15th June 2021 in the open access journal PLOS Bio.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 15th, 2021

When extreme events are no longer rare: Lessons from Hurricane Ida

When Hurricane Ida barreled into Louisiana late last month, bringing 10- to 15-foot storm surges and record-breaking winds, many wondered whether the New Orleans' levee system—newly rebuilt at a cost of approximately $14.5 billion—would be strong.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

PS4 System Update 9.00 Reportedly Fixes Missing CMOS Battery Issue

PS4 system update 9.00 has reportedly issued a fix for the missing CMOS battery problem. Read more details here. The post PS4 System Update 9.00 Reportedly Fixes Missing CMOS Battery Issue appeared first on PlayStation Universe. Sony launched PS.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

"Walk the talk" after food systems summit, scientists urge

Leaders from more than 85 countries will pledge their commitment to transforming food systems at the UN Food Systems Summit this week, but scientists say close monitoring of their actions beyond the talks will be the true test of success......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Astronomers detect a chromospherically active eclipsing binary system

Astronomers from the Ohio State University (OSU) and elsewhere report the discovery of a new peculiar binary as part of the All-Sky Automated Survey for SuperNovae (ASAS-SN). The newfound system, which received designation ASASSN-V J192114.84+624950......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

mmWave finds potential markets in 5G and Satcom: Q&A with MixComm and SiTune CTOs

MixComm, a provider of millimeter-wave (mmWave) and front-end solutions for 5G and Satcom applications, has recently announced a collaboration with SiTune, an innovator of multiple generations of RF and mixed-signal system on a chip, to develop 5G mm.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Healthcare professionals are important communicators for addressing climate change

An article published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health notes that medical and healthcare professionals are in a unique position to speak to patients and the broader community about the impact of climate change on health and wellbeing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Jeff Bezos Says Traveling To Space Changed How He Thinks About Nature

Jeff Bezos on Monday pledged to give away $1 billion in grants this year with a focus on conservation efforts. "Nature is our life support system and it's fragile," Bezos said Monday at an event in New York City. "I was reminded of this just this Jul.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Acer Medical VeriSee DR system draws from ophthalmologists" experience to quickly detect diabetic retinopathy

The Taiwan Excellence Award is often a reference point for many overseas buyers when they purchase Taiwanese products. Smart medical equipment company and winner of the 2021 Taiwan Excellence Award, Acer Medical, has announced that it will be attendi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Foxconn to invest in Gogoro

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai) has disclosed it will invest US$20 million for a 0.76% stake in Gogoro, a Taiwan-based electric scooter maker and battery swapping system provide......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Is the Elder Scrolls Online worth playing in 2021?

ESO has come a long way since its launch, and 2021 is a great time to start playing. From PvE updates to a new Companion System, here's why you should join in......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

ADT vs. Vivint: Which home security system is best?

ADT and Vivint both have robust home security systems for owners who want a hands-off approach. Let's compare prices, devices, and more to see which is best!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

The first iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max reviews are in

With a 120Hz ProMotion display, longer battery life and an improved camera system, the iPhone 13 Pro and 13 Pro Max bring some welcome upgrades......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

A new study suggests Tesla drivers tend to be more distracted when autopilot is enabled

There have been reports of multiple crashes involving Tesla's autopilot (AP) system, at least enough to raise concerns about their safety. US safety agencies such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Office of Defects.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

HP"s first Windows 11 hardware lineup includes an OLED Spectre x360, a 5K all-in-one, an Arm laptop, and more

After Dell, Asus, and Lenovo, HP is the latest manufacturer launching new devices designed for Microsoft's upcoming Windows 11 operating system......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

NASA"s Artemis rover will explore permanently shadowed region of the Moon

NASA said the Moon’s South Pole is one of the coldest environments in our solar system. No other missions to the surface of the Moon have explored the region; thus far, scientists have only been able to study it from afar using instruments attached.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

How to use marine ecosystem models to improve climate change impact forecasts

Millions of people depend on oceans for food and income. A recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change states that at least 83 percent of the ocean's surface will continue to warm this century, which will negatively affect lives.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Roblox to add opt-in age verification for players and developers

Roblox is introducing an optional age verification for its users that will combine an ID check with a selfie scan. While the system will not be needed to play most Roblox games, it will be required for those who want to gain early access to Roblox.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Discovery of a universal system for transporting nucleic acids into cells

Researchers from IOCB Prague have discovered a new type of substances capable of safely transporting various types of nucleic acids used for therapeutic purposes into cells, from basic building blocks to long chains of RNA or DNA. The universal natur.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

China is financing infrastructure projects around the world, and many could harm nature and Indigenous communities

China is shaping the future of economic development through its Belt and Road Initiative, an ambitious multi-billion-dollar international push to better connect itself to the rest of the world through trade and infrastructure. Through this venture, C.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

The way you write could impact what you pay for a loan

A person's writing style can help lenders determine which borrowers are more likely to default on a loan, new research finds......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021