Analysis of cyberstalking research identifies factors associated with perpetration, victimization

The widespread use of digital technologies and the Internet has spurred a new type of personal intrusion, known as cyberstalking. Incidences of cyberstalking have risen, with the U.S. Department of Justice estimating that more than 1.3 million people.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 20th, 2023

Centuries-long analysis suggests biodiversity is differentiating and homogenizing to a comparable extent

The tendency of communities and the species within them to become more similar or more distinct across landscapes—biotic homogenization and differentiation—are approximately balanced, according to a new study published in Science Advances......»»

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Universal antivenom for lethal snake toxins developed by researchers

Scripps Research scientists have developed an antibody that can block the effects of lethal toxins in the venoms of a wide variety of snakes found throughout Africa, Asia and Australia......»»

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Net zero policy risks are making the poor poorer, says UK report

The poorest 40% of U.K. households will be most impacted by existing net zero policies, leading to further deprivation and exclusion, new research reveals......»»

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Exploring microstructures for high-performance materials

In just the first few months of 2024, the journal Nature has published two scientific papers co-authored by Kun Luo, an Iowa State University postdoctoral research associate in materials science and engineering......»»

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Christchurch terrorist discussed attacks online a year before carrying them out, new research reveals

In March and August 2018, up to a year before he attacked two Christchurch mosques, Brenton Tarrant posted publicly online that he planned to do so. Until now, these statements have not been identified......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 53 min. ago

Unraveling the genetic and environmental influences on trust

Trust, a cornerstone of human interaction, has a significant genetic component, with around 33% of the variation between individuals attributed to our genes, according to new Australian research using data from twins and a meta-analysis of previous s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Research highlights power of interactive, gesture-based lessons when teaching abstract math concepts

Researchers at Colorado State University are exploring how non-verbal communication could be leveraged by faculty to reach educational goals and support individual learning around abstract math concepts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

Learning how cells dispose of unwanted materials is key to potential new therapeutics, say scientists

Are you sick and tired of getting sick and tired? A UNLV-led research team is exploring whether the reason we sometimes feel ill in the first place is because our body's cells suffer from trash that accumulates within them......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

TruffleHog: Open-source solution for scanning secrets

TruffleHog is an open-source scanner that identifies and addresses exposed secrets throughout your entire technology stack. “TruffleHog was originally a research tool I independently authored in 2016. When I published it, no tools were scanning.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

"The future is fungal": New research finds that fungi that live in healthy plants are sensitive to climate change

Spruce, pine, fir and other trees tower across the frigid swaths of land that span North America, northern Europe and Russia in a great ring around the world. These boreal forests constitute the largest land ecosystem and the northernmost forests on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

More frequent extreme droughts result in significant crop losses, say researchers

Climate change has resulted in increasingly extreme weather events worldwide. NIBIO research scientist Pål Thorvaldsen is among the many scientists who participated in a large international drought experiment initiated by the University of Michigan,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Study finds anti-piracy messages backfire, especially for men

Threatening messages aimed to prevent digital piracy have the opposite effect if you're a man, a new study from the University of Portsmouth has found. According to the research, women tend to respond positively to this kind of messaging, but men typ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Researchers conduct comprehensive review on preparation of MOF-based flame retardants via coordination bond cleavage

Since the first report of metal-organic framework (MOF)-based flame retardants in 2017, this research area has exploded. However, improving the flame-retardant efficiency of MOFs and expanding their application areas remain critical challenges. The p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Throwing lithography a curve: Research introduces mask wafer co-optimization method

At the heart of advancing semiconductor chip technology lies a critical challenge: creating smaller, more efficient electronic components. This challenge is particularly evident in the field of lithography, the process used to create intricate patter.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Report finds most Americans do not support partisan violence

Despite political chatter about a new civil war, Americans' support for partisan violence remains very low, according to a new report issued by the Polarization Research Lab......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Are American voters really as polarized as they seem? Research suggests "yes"

A new study of American voters by researchers at Rice University and Stanford University shows that while response rates to political surveys are on the decline, people are more polarized than ever......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Research highlights link between school shootings and violence against women

A new study of school shooters over the past 50 years found that 70% had perpetrated violence against women (VAW), either before or during their attacks......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Spintronics research finds magnetic state of certain materials can be switched using surface induced strain

Electronics are based on electrical charges being transported from one place to another. Electrons move, current flows, and signals are transmitted by applying an electrical voltage. However, there is also another way to manipulate electronic current.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Research team introduces new non-toxic method for producing high-quality graphene oxide

Researchers from Umeå University in Sweden have found a new way to synthesize graphene oxide, which has significantly fewer defects compared to materials produced by the most common method. Similarly good graphene oxide could be synthesized previous.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Unlocking the energetic secrets of collective animal movement: How group behavior reduces energy costs in fish

Many animals, including apex predators, move in groups. We know this collective behavior is fundamental to the animal's ability to move in complex environments, but less is known about what drives the behavior because many factors underlie its evolut.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024