Changing wild animals" behavior could help save them—but is it ethical?

When large and warty cane toads were first brought to Australia nearly 100 years ago, they had a simple mission: to gobble up beetles and other pests in the sugarcane fields......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagJun 6th, 2023

Can cloud-based quantum computing really offer a quantum advantage?

A quantum machine can drastically speed up certain kinds of computation, but only if two or more quantum bits in the machine are entangled—that is, capable of displaying related behavior despite being separated......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

No One Will Save You review: a lean, mean alien invasion thriller

Brian Duffield's No One Will Save You is one of this year's most riveting sci-fi movies. The Kaitlyn Dever-led alien invasion thriller is streaming now on Hulu......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Understanding compound events in a changing climate

Climate change has made extreme weather events more frequent and intense worldwide. Some examples of climate-related disasters in recent years include the serious flooding in Venice, Italy in 2019, the terrible heat waves and wildfires in Australia i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Evaluating the shear viscosity of different water models

Water is one of the most abundant substances on Earth and partakes in countless biological, chemical, and ecological processes. Thus, understanding its behavior and properties is essential in a wide variety of scientific and applied fields. To do so,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Start the new NBA season with a new TV: Save $400 on this 85-inch 4K TV

The NBA season is just 5 weeks away. What are you doing to prepare? Get this TV deal to max out your hype......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Suicide in Ghana: Society expects men to be providers. A new study explores this pressure

Suicide is a complex behavior that is widely regarded as a significant public health issue across the globe. It is influenced by psychiatric, psychological, biological, social, cultural, economic and existential factors. In most countries, the rate o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Exotic tree species in the forest mean loss of grazing land for reindeer

Semi-domesticated reindeer avoid winter habitats with exotic lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta), introduced from Northern America. Reduced food supply and dense stands probably contribute to the reindeers' avoidance behavior of areas with tall P. contor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Team resolves molecular switching behavior of azonium compounds for light-controlled drugs

Molecules that change shape under the influence of light can be used as switches in biomedical applications, for instance to inhibit an enzyme. An international team of researchers, including chemists at the Universities of Amsterdam and Groningen, h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Critical Trend Micro vulnerability exploited in the wild (CVE-2023-41179)

Trend Micro has fixed a critical zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2023-41179) in several of its endpoint security products for enterprises that has been spotted being exploited in the wild. About CVE-2023-41179 The nature of the flaw hasn’t been rev.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

New research finds that sewage release is worse for rivers than agriculture

Ahead of World Rivers Day (24 September), new research by the University of Oxford reveals that sewage discharge into rivers has a greater impact on water quality, and the animals and plants that live in rivers, than surrounding land use. The finding.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Daily deals Sept. 20: $630 off iMac, Apple Fine Woven Case for iPhone 15 Pro Max $56, iPad Air 5 $408, more

Today's hottest deals include $170 off a Motorola Moto G Stylus Smartphone, 33% off a 50" Amazon Fire TV, ViewSonic projectors from $110, ViewSonic monitors from $90, and more.Save $200 on an M2 MacBook AirThe AppleInsider team scours the web for top.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Gray wolf personality research uses puzzle boxes, rain sticks

Researchers using puzzle boxes, rain sticks and papier-mâché balls are studying captive gray wolves at the Oakland Zoo and the California Wolf Center to evaluate personality and problem-solving skills of the endangered animals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

DEAL: Save $120 on this eero Pro 6 mesh WiFi router bundle!

If you’re looking to eliminate WiFi dead spots in your home, then don’t miss out on this deal for the eero Pro 6 mesh router bundle! The post DEAL: Save $120 on this eero Pro 6 mesh WiFi router bundle! appeared first on Phandroid. The.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

iPhone 14 hitting east coast"s biggest agricultural fair with false 911 calls

Western Massachusetts' emergency dispatch teams covering the US east coast's biggest agricultural fair says it received nearly a dozen false alarms due to Apple's built-in SOS iPhone features in just days.Crash Detection can save a life, but it also.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Black holes eat faster than previously expected: New finding might explain why quasars flare and fade so quickly

A new Northwestern University-led study is changing the way astrophysicists understand the eating habits of supermassive black holes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

How bats evolved to avoid cancer

A new paper titled "Long-read sequencing reveals rapid evolution of immunity and cancer-related genes in bats" in Genome Biology and Evolution shows that rapid evolution in bats may account for the animals' extraordinary ability to both host and surv.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Grackle study finds behavior is the secret to success for a range expansion

While many species are undergoing drastic declines in their numbers and geographic ranges, other species seem to be thriving. Researchers investigating the great-tailed grackle, a bird that has been establishing new populations across North America i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Researchers issue urgent call to save the world"s largest flower, Rafflesia, from extinction

An international group of scientists, including botanists at the University of Oxford's Botanic Garden, has issued an urgent call for coordinated action to save the iconic genus Rafflesia, which contains the world's largest flowers. This follows a ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Wild animals leave DNA on plants, making them easier to track: What scientists found in a Ugandan rainforest

The world is losing animals at an alarming rate due to habitat degradation, climate change and illegal human activities in the wildlife protected areas. In fact, it is estimated that, by 2100, more than half of Africa's bird and mammal species could.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023

iOS 17 is probably hitting your battery hard today -- but that"s expected

Upgraders to iOS 17 are likely seeing deeper iPhone battery drains today. This is normal behavior, and everything should stabilize within a week.Whenever Apple releases a major update to its iPhone operating system, there are numerous complaints abou.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 19th, 2023