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Age verification for pornography access? Research shows it fails on many levels

The Australian government has announced an A $6.5 million trial of "age assurance" technology to restrict minors' access to pornography. It's part of a $1 billion package to address gendered violence. And it now comes alongside a proposal to ban peop.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 11th, 2024

Everything leaving Netflix in July 2024

As it is every month, Netflix is gearing up to remove another great bunch of movies and shows. Read our full list here to catch them before they go......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 43 min. ago

Everything new on Netflix in July 2024

Netflix is set to see a fresh bunch of new movies and shows added to the platform in July, so we've gathered them all in one place for you here......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Top FDA official overrules staff to approve gene therapy that failed trial

Peter Marks overruled three teams and two top directors. Enlarge / Dr. Peter Marks, Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research within the Food and Drug Administration on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. (credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

The best password managers for Mac

Are you looking for a safe and simple way to save and access logins on your computer? Check out these best password managers for Mac to make a solid choice......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

We now have even more evidence against the “ecocide” theory of Easter Island

AI analysis of satellite imagery data is a new method for estimating population size. Enlarge / New research lends further credence to the "population crash" theory about Easter Island being just a myth. (credit: Arian Zwegers/CC.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study suggests pawn loans compound the pain for many

Australia's pawnbroking industry is too lightly regulated, harming vulnerable consumers and leaving them in greater financial distress, according to new research by the University of Melbourne. The work is available in the University of Queensland La.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

The "15-minute city" might not be realistic for North America, researchers find

In the "15-minute city," a concept popularized in Europe, everything a resident might need on a daily basis is a short walk or bicycle ride away. A study by Transportation Research at McGill University (TRAM) suggests, however, that this model may no.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Cooling "blood oranges" could make them even healthier—a bonus for consumers

An orange teeming with antioxidants and other health benefits may be a shot in the arm for consumers and citrus growers, if the fruit is stored at cool temperatures, a new University of Florida study shows. The findings are published in the journal F.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Blooming through adversity: Roses" genetic defense against salinity stress

A cutting-edge study illuminates the intricate mechanisms of rose plants' resistance to salt stress, a critical issue for global agriculture. The research identifies the phenylpropane pathway, especially flavonoids, as key to this tolerance, offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Focusing micromechanical polaritons in topologically nontrivial hyperbolic metasurfaces

Dr. Johan Christensen, leader of IMDEA Materials Institute's Mechanical and Acoustic Metamaterials research group, is among the researchers behind a pioneering study exploring the topological properties of metamaterials......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Human activity: A double-edged sword in the face of drought

Earth and environmental scientists have reported that, as human socio-economic activities increase, greenhouse gas emissions will rise, leading to more frequent extreme weather events such as droughts and floods. However, a research team from Pohang.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Spotify adds new, cheaper Basic plan without the audiobooks

After increasing its prices earlier this month, Spotify today announced a new $11 per month Basic plan that saves a bit of money but removes access to audiobooks......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

The 50 best shows on Netflix in June 2024

The best shows on Netflix in June include Dexter, Away, Bridgerton, Scavenger's Reign, Sweet Tooth, Your Honor, Eric, Patrick Melrose, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Climate change makes it harder for women to collect water in South American and Southeast Asian regions, study shows

Climate change could increase the amount of time women spend collecting water by up to 30% globally by 2050, according to a new study published in Nature Climate Change. In regions of South America and Southeast Asia, the time spent collecting water.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New research focuses on use of cactus pear in biofuel production

As much of the world prepares for hotter and drier growing seasons as the result of climate change, a research team led by University of Nevada, Reno researchers has identified several varieties of cactus pear that are particularly well-suited to pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Festivals can be a powerful force for sustainable lifestyle changes, new research shows

Festivals and mass gatherings can empower and inspire people making lifestyle changes for a sustainable future, according to new research from a vegan festival which suggests the power of these collective experiences may have been underestimated......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New tomato, potato family tree shows that fruit color and size evolved together

Fruits of Solanum plants, a group in the nightshade family, are incredibly diverse, ranging from sizable red tomatoes and purple eggplants to the poisonous green berries on potato plants. A new and improved family tree of this group, produced by an i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study shows rising temperatures affect air quality over Los Angeles

Particulate matter and ozone are a major problem for people and the environment. Dr. Eva Pfannerstill, young investigator group leader at Jülich's Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK 8), is investigating where the volatile organic compound.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Welcome to the drought: Off-lease vehicle pool is about to dry up

Lease turn-ins are a valuable tool for dealers and automakers to control inventory levels. But the 2021 leasing collapse is about to shrink the pool sharply......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New AirPods Pro beta feature allows users to tailor noise cancellation

Code in the latest AirPods firmware shows Apple is working on new controls to make customizing the noise cancellation feature easier for users.Developers will be able to use the same setup steps as AirPods and AirTagsIt's possible that Apple will rel.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024