Archaeologists pinpoint population for the Greater Angkor region

Long-running archaeological research, boosted by airborne lidar sensing and machine-learning algorithms, finds that Cambodia's Greater Angkor region was home to 700,000-900,000 people......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 7th, 2021

Leading scientists warn of global impacts as Antarctic nears tipping points

As governments convene for the annual Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM) June 14-24, 2021, an Expert Working Group of leading Antarctic scientists warns that climate change is pushing this remote polar region, which connects all our ocean b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 2 min. ago

Costly frost in France attributed to climate change

Scientists say damaging frost that caused significant economic loss to France's central winegrowing region this year was made more likely by climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Pollutant concentration increases in the franciscana dolphin

The concentration of potentially toxic metals is increasing in the population of the franciscana dolphin—a small cetacean, endemic to the Rio de la Plata and an endangered species— according to a study led by a team of the Faculty of Biology and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

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 NewsJun 14th, 2021

Automotive IC market share slips in 2020

The automotive share of the total IC market has never been greater than 9.0% while the communications share of the IC market peaked at 37.2% in 2013, according to IC Insights. In 2020, the communications IC market was 4.7x the size of the automotive.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

A link between childhood stress and early molars

Research shows that children from lower-income backgrounds and those who go through greater adverse childhood experiences get their first permanent molars sooner. The findings align with a broader pattern of accelerated development often seen under c.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Cause, scope determined for deadly winter debris flow in Uttarakhand, India

The Uttarakhand region of India experienced a humanitarian tragedy on Feb. 7, 2021, when a wall of debris and water barreled down the Ronti Gad, Rishiganga and Dhauliganga river valleys......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Sealed, signed and delivered

A team of archaeologists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) made a rare discovery when they unearthed a small clay seal impression dating back some 7000 years. The impression, with two different geometric stamps imprinted on it, was discove.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Beetle study finds diversity in the sub-Antarctic linked to global cooling

An international research team led by Monash University has demonstrated that cooling temperatures and glacial cycles over the past 15 million years were essential for an explosion in terrestrial animal diversity throughout the Antarctic region......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

What makes someone bilingual? There"s no easy answer

It's estimated that half the world's population is bilingual, and two-thirds of the world's children grow up in an environment where several languages intersect. But while bilingualism is common, its definitions are varied. They are often based on pe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

DNA breakthrough could identify why some are more affected by COVID-19

Scientists from the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine at Oxford University have developed a method that allows them to see, with far greater accuracy, how DNA forms large scale structures within a cell nucleus......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Outside the solar eclipse zone? Here’s how to watch it online

Most of the global population is in the wrong place to witness Thursday's solar eclipse in person, but if the skies are clear, you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Hope for critically endangered gorillas in eastern DRC

A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has updated the global population estimate for the Critically Endangered Grauer's gorillas (Gorilla beringei graueri)—the world's largest gorilla subspecies—to 6,800 individuals from a pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Study: Important contribution to spintronics has received little consideration until now

The movement of electrons can have a significantly greater influence on spintronic effects than previously assumed. This discovery was made by an international team of researchers led by physicists from the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

A study shows the unexpected effect of black holes beyond their own galaxies

At the heart of almost every sufficiently massive galaxy there is a black hole whose gravitational field, although very intense, affects only a small region around the center of the galaxy. Even though these objects are thousands of millions of times.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

China is Vaccinating a Staggering 20 Million People a Day

For more than a week, an average of about 20 million people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 every day in China. At this rate, the nation would have fully vaccinated the entire UK population in little more than six days. From a report: China now.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Hong Kong is offering iPhones, Teslas, and gold bars as vaccine incentives

Bloomberg reports that Hong Kong authorities are turning to local businesses and their billionaire owners to help improve vaccine uptake. Only about 15.1% of Hong Kong’s 7.5 million population has been fully inoculated, lower than many other major.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

The Best Wi-Fi Routers 2021

The need for a quality router has never been greater. Today every household is packed with phones, laptops, smart TVs, and more devices all fighting for bandwidth. If you want a router that offers better throughput, range, and features, check out our.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Sugar overload may be a recipe for long-term problems

Children who consume too much sugar could be at greater risk of becoming obese, hyperactive, and cognitively impaired, as adults, according to the results of a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

First glimpse of brains retrieving mistaken memories observed

Scientists have observed for the first time what it looks like in the key memory region of the brain when a mistake is made during a memory trial. The findings have implications for Alzheimer's disease research and advancements in memory storage and.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021