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After 30 years, ‘Crossing the Chasm’ is due for a refresh

"The chasm," a difficult transitional period from visionary early adopters to mainstream customers has been one of the canonical foundational concepts to product-market fit for the past three decades. Jeff Bussgang Contr.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchJun 10th, 2021

Climate conditions during the migration of Homo sapiens out of Africa reconstructed

An international research team led by Professor Dr. Frank Schäbitz has published a climate reconstruction of the last 200,000 years for Ethiopia. This means that high-resolution data are now available for the period when early Homo sapiens, our ance.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Early migrations of Siberians to America tracked using bacterial population structures

Early migrations of humans to the Americas from Siberia around 12,000 years ago have been traced using the bacteria they carried by an international team including scientists at the University of Warwick......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Rocky mountain forests now burning more than any point in past 2,000 years

Following 2020's extreme fire season, high-elevation forests in the central Rocky Mountains now are burning more than at any point in the past 2,000 years, according to a new University of Montana study set to publish in the Proceedings of the Nation.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Food home delivery companies need up to 8,000 daily services to be profitable in a big city

Various platforms which offer food home delivery services through courier services, such as riders or other types of distributors, have proliferated very quickly in recent years, especially in big cities. Due to this boom in last-mile delivery or log.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

After fire and floods, Aussie farmers suffer devastating mouse plague

After surviving years of crippling drought, farmers in eastern Australia are locked in a months-long battle with hordes of mice that are pouring through fields and devouring hard-earned crops......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 31 min. ago

Pacific islanders likely found Antarctica first: study

Polynesian seafarers likely reached Antarctica hundreds of years before the Western explorers usually credited with discovering the frozen continent, a new study has concluded......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 31 min. ago

Drought-hit Jordan to build Red Sea desalination plant

Jordan said Sunday it plans to build a Red Sea desalination plant operating within five years, to provide the mostly-desert and drought-hit kingdom with critical drinking water......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Healthy ‘space pup’ mice born from sperm stored on International Space Station

Healthy mice have been born from sperm that was freeze-dried and sent to the International Space Station for nearly six years......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

4+ Years in Prison for Home Security Worker Who Accessed Security Cameras to Spy on Women

A security camera installation worker for ADT was sentenced Wednesday to a little more than four years in federal prison for illegally accessing the security cameras of more than 200 North Texas customers, reports the Dallas Morning News: Telesforo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Mouse Sperm Thrived Despite Six Years of Exposure To Space Radiation

In the longest biological experiment on the International Space Station yet, freeze-dried mouse sperm remained viable after nearly six years in space. Exposure to space radiation didn't seem to harm the sperm's DNA or the cells' ability to produce he.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

MacOS Monterey quietly brings a critical gaming feature to the Mac

Apple has confirmed that its new operating system, MacOS Monterey, will support Adaptive Sync. It will improve screen refresh rates and gaming performance......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Pine Island Glacier"s ice shelf is ripping apart, speeding up key Antarctic glacier

For decades, the ice shelf helping to hold back one of the fastest-moving glaciers in Antarctica has gradually thinned. Analysis of satellite images reveals a more dramatic process in recent years: From 2017 to 2020, large icebergs at the ice shelf's.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

ALMA discovers earliest gigantic black hole storm

Researchers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) discovered a titanic galactic wind driven by a supermassive black hole 13.1 billion years ago. This is the earliest example yet observed of such a wind to date and is a telltal.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Portable technology offers boost for nuclear security, arms control

About five years ago, Areg Danagoulian, associate professor in the MIT Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering (NSE), became intrigued by a technique developed by researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory that uses a neutron beam to identif.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Classical nova explosions involve jets of oppositely directed hot gas, plasma

Scientists at the University of Oxford have discovered that classical nova explosions are accompanied by the ejection of jets of oppositely directed hot gas and plasma, and that this persists for years following the nova eruption. Previously, such je.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Funding front-line action for the world"s forgotten frogs

Frogs have been around for about 140 million years, since dinosaurs roamed the Earth, and are found in most moist corners of the world. IUCN has assessed 6,340 species of these tailless and smooth-bodied amphibians, and almost one in ten of them are.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Rocket Report: Vandals spray-paint Buran; China to launch first crew in 4 years

"This idea has been around since the dawn of spaceflight." Enlarge / This is the rendering China's Dongfang Space released of its proposed rocket. It seems to be Kerbal-approved. (credit: Dongfang Space) Welcome to Edition 4.02 of the Rocket R.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Tesla takes aim at upstarts with 390-mile range, 200 mph Model S Plaid

Tesla's longest-serving car gets its long-awaited refresh. This is the Tesla Model S Plaid, the company's fastest sedan ever. [credit: Tesla.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Lyft has yet to disclose sexual assault incidents as cases grow

More than three years after ridehail companies Uber and Lyft first pledged to release safety reports disclosing incidents of sexual assault and abuse on their platforms, Lyft has yet to do so. Meanwhile, hundreds of passengers are now lining up for p.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

NASA launches baby squid and water bears to the International Space Station

From worms to quail, the ISS has housed all kinds of creatures great and small over the years. Animal research in space is about to welcome some new members to the club......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021