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A young Black scientist discovered a pivotal leprosy treatment in the 1920s—but an older colleague took the credit

Hansen's disease, also called leprosy, is treatable today—and that's partly thanks to a curious tree and the work of a pioneering young scientist in the 1920s. Centuries prior to her discovery, sufferers had no remedy for leprosy's debilitating sym.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 15th, 2024

This Lego Apple Store model needs votes for a slim chance of getting made

A Lego Apple Store has surfaced on Reddit as its creator hopes to get enough votes to make it into an official Lego set — but it probably won't happen.Image credit: Reddit u/legotrumanRedditor legotruman has created a fan-made Lego Apple Store in h.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Black holes are firing beams of particles, changing targets over time

Black holes seem to provide endless fascination to astronomers. This is at least partly due to the extreme physics that takes place in and around them, but sometimes, it might harken back to cultural touchpoints that made them interested in astronomy.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News18 hr. 21 min. ago

Recent and extensive volcanism discovered on Venus

A new analysis of data collected on Venus more than 30 years ago suggests the planet may currently be volcanically active......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News18 hr. 21 min. ago

Who will like beetle skewers? What Europeans think about alternative protein food

Why do people in Paris like seaweed and tofu salad? Will Italians be tempted to try a beetle skewer? How many young Polish consumers are "food innovators," eager to eat chickpea pâté? In an international project, researchers from SWPS University an.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News18 hr. 21 min. ago

Can marketing classes teach sustainability? Four key insights

Young adults have an important role to play in achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Adopted by all UN member nations, the SDGs offer a frame for an ambitious plan to transform our world for the better......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News18 hr. 21 min. ago

Over 300 million young people have experienced online sexual abuse, exploitation, finds metastudy

It takes a lot to shock Kelvin Lay. My friend and colleague was responsible for setting up Africa's first dedicated child exploitation and human trafficking units, and for many years he was a senior investigating officer for the Child Exploitation On.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News18 hr. 21 min. ago

New method for modeling free-ranging animal populations finds macaque numbers smaller than expected

A team of researchers created a new method of modeling to estimate the population of free-ranging animals and in doing so discovered that there were far fewer numbers of an Old World monkey, the macaque, than expected......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News18 hr. 21 min. ago

After nearly three decades, ICQ will be shutting down

ICQ, one of the popular instant messengers from the 90s, has announced that it will be officially shutting down next month. The post After nearly three decades, ICQ will be shutting down appeared first on Phandroid. If you were young/old e.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News21 hr. 52 min. ago

Small, cheap, and weird: A history of the microcar

Tiny EVs come of age again in the third microcar renaissance. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) European car manufacturers are currently tripping over themselves to figure out how personal transport and "last mile" solutio.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 53 min. ago

What color Sonos Ace should you get?

Sonos Ace headphones are available in white or black — or if you're brave enough, maybe even in both......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

‘Foul language’: Plymouth residents, business owners say they’re fed up with young bike gangs

‘Foul language’: Plymouth residents, business owners say they’re fed up with young bike gangs.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

Walmart ends credit card partnership with Capital One, but shoppers can still use their cards

Walmart ends credit card partnership with Capital One, but shoppers can still use their cards.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

It might be time for NASA to bail on Boeing’s Starliner

In a not-very-shocking-at-all twist, NASA has put the first crewed launch of Boeing’s Starliner on hold once again. That pesky helium leak discovered earlier in … The post It might be time for NASA to bail on Boeing’s Starliner appeared.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

TESS finds intriguing world sized between Earth and Venus

Using observations by NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) and many other facilities, two international teams of astronomers have discovered a planet between the sizes of Earth and Venus only 40 light-years away. Multiple factors make.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

Two orphaned Black bears released back into wild after rehabilitation by San Diego Humane Society

Two orphaned Black bears have been released back into the wild, ending their nearly year-long rehabilitation at the San Diego Humane Society's Ramona Wildlife Center, according to officials......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

Why parents with young children are reporting a dramatic drop-off in their financial well-being

Why parents with young children are reporting a dramatic drop-off in their financial well-being.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

Setting minimum targets for wildlife conservation excludes restoration and ecosystem management, researcher argues

Although the grizzly is featured prominently on the California state flag, the golden bear has been extinct in the wild since the 1920s......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

First proof that "plunging regions" exist around black holes in space

An international team led by researchers at Oxford University Physics have proved Einstein was correct about a key prediction concerning black holes. Using X-ray data to test Einstein's theory of gravity, their study gives the first observational pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Failed Graceland sale by a mystery entity highlights attempts to take assets of older or dead people

Failed Graceland sale by a mystery entity highlights attempts to take assets of older or dead people.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

“Deny, denounce, delay”: The battle over the risk of ultra-processed foods

Big Food is trying to dampen fears about the effects of industrially formulated substances. Enlarge (credit: monticelllo/Getty) When the Brazilian nutritional scientist Carlos Monteiro coined the term “ultra-processed.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024