Asteroid-sample return shows water on its rocks’ surface

A cubic meter of asteroid dust may have as much as 20 liters of water. Enlarge / Itokawa, the original source of the dust grains examined in a new study. (credit: ISAS, JAXA) About a decade ago, we were surprised to discover t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaNov 30th, 2021

Some Roku Smart TVs Are Now Showing Banner Ads Over Live TV

Some Roku smart TV owners are seeing banner ads appear over live content, according to a thread on the r/cordcutters subreddit. Ars Technica reports: [A photo posted by the Reddit user] shows a Sharp TV running Roku software and displaying an ad for.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News8 hr. 10 min. ago

Google kills YouTube Originals, its original video content group

YouTube content group produced exclusive shows like Scare PewDiePie and Cobra Kai. Enlarge (credit: YouTube) Variety reports that Google's original video content group, YouTube Originals, is dead. The YouTube division was foun.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 39 min. ago

Engineers discover method to create upward water fountain in deep water

A pair of University of Houston engineers has discovered that they can create upward fountains in water by shining laser beams on the water's surface. Jiming Bao, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH, and his postdoctoral student F.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 10 min. ago

The Surface Pro 7+ is $400 off at Walmart today

This Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ deal is made even sweeter with the bundled Black Type Cover. Don't hesitate on this huge price reduction......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

Intel may be working on specialized chip for mining Bitcoin

It appears that Intel may be venturing into cryptocurrency mining hardware. A new rumor shows that Intel may be working on a Bonanza Mine Bitcoin mining chip......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

Microsoft Surface Laptop 5: Everything we know so far

Microsoft hasn't talked much about a Surface Laptop 5, but that won't stop us from putting together this guide with everything we know and want......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

What’s new on Disney+ in February 2022

Disney+ has Star Wars and MCU content along with Pixar films, Disney Channel shows, and much more. Here's every new addition that you should be aware of......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 11 min. ago

How a contagious cancer spread among clams

A contagious blood cancer jumped from one species of clam to another and spread among clams living in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, shows a study published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 10 min. ago

Electrocoagulation helps improve efficiency of microscreen drum filter in recirculating aquaculture system

Total suspended solids (TSS) affect water quality in recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS). The TSS with small particle size in traditional RAS is easy to accumulate, resulting in excessive ammonia and nitrite nitrogen, which limits the aquaculture.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 10 min. ago

Automating blood smears for easier malaria diagnosis

One of the key steps in diagnosing or treating many bloodborne diseases is to perform a blood smear, where a drop of blood is spread across a microscope slide for analysis. It is critical the technician collecting the sample perform this smear correc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 10 min. ago

Controlling how "odd couple" surfaces and liquids interact

The wettability of a surface—whether drops of water or another liquid bead up or spread out when they come into contact with it—is a crucial factor in a wide variety of commercial and industrial applications, such as how efficiently boilers and c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

A huge asteroid makes close approach to Earth today

An asteroid two-and-a-half times the size of the Empire State Building is hurtling toward Earth, but there's n cause for alarm......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 39 min. ago

Look up and watch asteroid 1994 PC1 fly past Earth this week

In a slow moving universe, asteroids give us a rare chance to see things moving in real time. We have such a chance coming right up on the evening of Tuesday, January 18, when 1.1-kilometer asteroid (7482) 1994 PC1 passes 1.23 million miles (1.98 mil.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 38 min. ago

Why are zebra mussels so sticky? Study may lead to new industrial coatings, medical adhesives

A water tank full of coin-sized invertebrates may not be the first thing you'd expect to see in a materials science and engineering research lab......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 38 min. ago

Asteroid twice the size of Empire State Building flying by Earth today

An asteroid two-and-a-half times the size of the Empire State Building is hurtling toward Earth, but it’s OK to look up......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

Never before seen Nintendo hardware shows how it tests Switch cartridges

A journalist has shown how Nintendo inspects and authenticates Switch game cartridges......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News22 hr. 10 min. ago

NASA"s Curiosity Rover Measures Intriguing Carbon Signature On Mars

After analyzing powdered rock samples collected from the surface of Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover, scientists today announced that several of the samples are rich in a type of carbon that on Earth is associated with biological processes. From a repo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Terrorists who use the internet are less successful

There is too much focus on online radicalisation, says Joe Whittaker, when this is just one of the factors that make someone become a terrorist. In fact, Whittaker's research shows that terrorists who use the internet are less successful in achieving.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

A "chemical cocktail" of sewage, slurry and plastic is polluting English rivers

Poor water quality in English rivers is the result of chronic underinvestment and multiple failures in monitoring, governance and enforcement, a report from the UK Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee has claimed......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Researchers explore ways to make hatchery steelhead more like wild fish

Hatchery-raised steelhead trout have offspring that are good at gaining size under hatchery conditions but don't survive as well in streams as steelhead whose parents are wild fish, new research by Oregon State University shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022