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AI-powered atlas reveals how proteins behave inside cells

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed an atlas of proteins describing how the proteins behave inside human cells. This tool could be used to search for the origins of diseases related to proteins misbehaving, such as dementia and m.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 10th, 2024

OpenAI reportedly nears breakthrough with “reasoning” AI, reveals progress framework

Under new classification, Level 2 AI can perform "human-level problem solving." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) OpenAI recently unveiled a five-tier system to gauge its advancement toward developing artificial general in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

Novel gene writing technology enables all-RNA-mediated targeted gene integration in human cells

In a recent study published in Cell, a research team led by Li Wei and Zhou Qi from the Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has developed an innovative gene-writing technology based on retrotransposons. This achievement enables al.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Unprecedented warming threatens Earth"s lakes and their ecosystems

Lakes, with their rich biodiversity and important ecological services, face a concerning trend: rapidly increasing temperatures. A recent study published in Nature Geoscience by an international team of limnologists and climate modelers reveals that.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

A stealth fungus has decimated North American bats, but scientists may be a step closer to treating white-nose syndrome

An invasive fungus that colonizes the skin of hibernating bats with deadly consequences is a stealthy invader that uses multiple strategies to slip into the small mammals' skin cells and quietly manipulate them to aid its own survival. The fungus, wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

New research reveals how galaxies avoid early death

Galaxies avoid an early death because they have a "heart and lungs" which effectively regulate their "breathing" and prevent them from growing out of control, a new study suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

What do storm chasers really do? Two tornado scientists explain the chase and tools for studying twisters

Storm-chasing for science can be exciting and stressful—we know, because we do it. It has also been essential for developing today's understanding of how tornadoes form and how they behave......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Advanced imaging reveals how a parasitic "kiss" alters cell metabolism

Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite responsible for toxoplasmosis, a lifelong chronic infection prevalent in about 30% of the human population. It poses little harm to healthy individuals, but can result in severe consequences for immunocompromised peopl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Study reveals Australian teachers need more support for well-being at work

A Monash University study has shed light on how Australian teachers conceptualize their well-being at work, offering vital insights that could help shape future policies and interventions aimed at improving the educational environment for teachers na.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

35,000 tickets about hidden cameras & other surveillance in Airbnb properties [U]

A previously unreported lawsuit regarding hidden cameras in Airbnb properties reveals that the company generated 35,000 support tickets by customers complaining about surveillance devices … See company response at the end more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Opening the right doors: New work reveals "jumping gene" control mechanisms

International joint research led by Akihisa Osakabe and Yoshimasa Takizawa of the University of Tokyo has clarified the molecular mechanisms in thale cresses (Arabidopsis thaliana) by which the DDM1 (Decreased in DNA Methylation 1) protein prevents t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Nissan to retreat on sedans but hang on to ‘Goldilocks" Sentra

Nissan will ditch the Versa after production ends in 2025. The gas-powered Altima will sunset following the 2026 model year and Nissan is undecided on a next-gen......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Scientists create comprehensive map of sea worm neural circuits

Researchers have created a detailed map of the circuits and more than 9,000 cells that make up the entire body and nervous system of a three-day-old larva of the sea worm Platynereis dumerilii......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Study reveals the existence of a hidden "pink tax" in digital advertising

Advertisers systematically pay more to show online ads to women than to men, especially in highly developed nations, according to research from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and IMDEA Networks. This gender-based price discrimination in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

A Retracted Stem Cell Study Reveals Science’s Shortcomings

The withdrawal after 22 years of a controversial stem cell paper highlights how perverse incentives can distort scientific progress.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Pupil Dilation Reveals Better Working Memory

People whose eyes dilated more performed better on tests of working memory.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Microsoft Surface ARM laptops mostly beat MacBook Air, but not MacBook Pro

Microsoft Surface ARM laptops powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite X1E-80-100 chip claim to match or beat Apple Silicon machines. Tests show that they (mostly) beat the MacBook Air, but not last year’s MacBook Pro models. Comparativ.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

TUAW makes a sad return as an AI-powered stolen content farm

The Unofficial Apple Weblog, more commonly referred to as TUAW, has made a return from the dead, almost a decade after it was closed down. Unfortunately, that’s not a good thing … more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

35,000 complaints about hidden cameras in Airbnb properties

A previously unreported lawsuit regarding hidden cameras in Airbnb properties reveals that the company generated 35,000 support tickets by customers complaining about surveillance devices … more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

How AI-powered software spreads Russian disinformation on X

The US Justice Department (DoJ) has seized two US-based domains used by Russian threat actors to create fake profiles on X (formerly Twitter) that would spread disinformation in the United States and abroad. This bot farm was created and operated via.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

The Gulf Stream is wind-powered and could weaken from climate change, research suggests

New evidence of changes to the Gulf Stream during the last ice age could indicate additional sensitivity to future climatic changes, finds a new study led by UCL researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024