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Ape escape: Indonesian orangutans airlifted back to the wild

Ten orangutans have been airlifted back to their natural habitat on Indonesia's Borneo island, in the first release of the apes into the wild for a year due to the dangers of coronavirus infection......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 23rd, 2021

Tiny computers reveal how wild bats hunt so efficiently

An international research team has taken a seat on the backs of wild bats to experience their world through echoes recorded by 3-gram computers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

A silver swining: "Destructive" pigs help build rainforests

Wild pigs are often maligned as ecosystem destroyers, but a University of Queensland study has found they also cultivate biodiverse rainforests in their native habitats......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Indonesian supply chain startup Advotics raises $2.75M led by East Ventures

The rapid growth of e-commerce in Indonesia, especially during the pandemic, is placing increasing demands on its supply chain infrastructure. But the country’s logistics industry is highly fragmented, with companies usually relying on multiple.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Animals fake death for long periods to escape predators

Many animals feign death to try to escape their predators, with some individuals in prey species remaining motionless, if in danger, for extended lengths of time......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Escape artist accused of freeing Carlos Ghosn can"t evade reckoning in Japan

Prosecutors in Tokyo confirmed the arrival of Michael Taylor and his son Peter in Japan Tuesday to face charges for smuggling former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country in December 2019. The Taylors face a possible three-year sent.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Indonesian payments infra startup Xendit raises $64.6M in Accel-led Series B

Fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, digital transformation is happening all over the world. And Southeast Asia is no exception. Indonesia’s Xendit, a startup focused on building digital payments infrastructure for the region, has just raised $64.6 mil.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

RNA analysis unravels the cues for feline fertility and brings hope for endangered wild cats

Creating living embryos using artificial reproduction technologies provides a promising avenue to rescue mammalian species at risk of extinction. In order to grow in vitro a sufficient number of female gametes fit for fertilization, scientists have t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Indonesia volcano belches huge ash column

An Indonesian volcano erupted on Tuesday morning spewing a spectacular column of ash thousands of metres (feet) into a powder blue sky......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Behavior of wild capuchin monkeys can be identified by marks left on their tools

A group of researchers including Tiago Falótico, a Brazilian primatologist at the University of São Paulo's School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (EACH-USP), archeologists at Spain's Catalan Institute of Human Paleoecology and Social Evolution (I.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Considering disorder and cooperative effects in photon escape rates from atomic gases

Whilst a great deal of research has studied the rates of photons escaping from cold atomic gases, these studies have used a scalar description of light leaving some of its properties untested. In a new paper published in EPJ B Louis Bellando, a post-.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Understanding the evolution of SARS and COVID-19 type viruses

As COVID-19 sweeps the world, related viruses quietly circulate among wild animals. A new study shows how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and SARS-CoV-1, which caused the 2003 SARS outbreak, are related to each other. The work helps scien.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

PlayStation is Winding Down Sony Japan Studio

Sony is winding down original game development at its oldest first-party developer, Japan Studio, game news outlet VGC reported, citing sources. From the report: The iconic developer behind Ape Escape, Gravity Rush and Knack has seen the vast majorit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

How to tame boars in Valheim

It isn't an easy process to make friends with a wild boar in Valheim, but if you can manage to do it, they will provide you with amazing benefits long-term......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

GameStop CFO resigns a month after the Reddit trading frenzy

After a wild several weeks for GameStop, the retailer's chief financial officer is resigning......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

First DNA extracted from modern, ancient and fossil tropical shells

In Wonderland, Alice drank a potion to shrink herself. In nature, some animal species shrink to escape the attention of human hunters, a process that takes from decades to millennia. To begin to understand the genetics of shrinking, scientists workin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Banning wild meat could add to global food problems

A blanket ban on the trade of wild meat could create risks for nature and for human health, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Ape escape: Indonesian orangutans airlifted back to the wild

Ten orangutans have been airlifted back to their natural habitat on Indonesia's Borneo island, in the first release of the apes into the wild for a year due to the dangers of coronavirus infection......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Everything we know about Breath of the Wild 2

From playable characters and returning enemies to the release date and storyline, here is everything we know -- and don't know -- about Breath of the Wild 2......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Salmon scales reveal substantial decline in wild salmon population & diversity

The diversity and numbers of wild salmon in Northern B.C. have declined approximately 70 percent over the past century, according to a new Simon Fraser University study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Indonesian investment platform FUNDtastic lands $7.7 million Series A

Despite the market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, retail investing is increasing in Indonesia, especially among people aged 18 to 30. Today, investment platform FUNDtastic announced it has raised a $7.7 million Series A to tap into that demand, wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021