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China-based network tried to influence midterms, but long lunches and 9-to-5 hours hampered efforts

Meta writes that it took down the "small" network, which originated in China, for violating its policy on inauthentic behavior. Covering Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, it's the first known propaganda campaign originating in China to target US audi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotSep 29th, 2022

Widespread bullying and gender-based harassment in the transport industry restricts female participation

A new book "Women, Work and Transport" brings together researchers with international expertise in gender and transport work, to provide original evidence of the experiences of women working in all transport modes across countries in the Global North.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

Nations must embrace change in order to tackle biodiversity crisis, researchers say

Governments should embrace the realities of shifting biodiversity rather than "investing in futile efforts to return the natural world to its historic state," a new study argues......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 6 min. ago

Faraday Future replaces former BMW exec Breitfeld as CEO

Faraday’s directors voted to remove Breitfeld and replace him with Xuefeng Chen, who currently leads the automaker’s China division......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 34 min. ago

The Chinese protests are about politics and freedom, but they are also about what COVID might do if it is let loose now

While a lot of attention has been given to the unprecedented protests in China about the "dynamic zero COVID" policy, not much has been written about the wider political context, and particularly the young people leading the protests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Scientists propose framework for understanding establishment of plants after long-distance dispersal

Mechanisms of plant colonization after long-distance dispersal (LDD) and current related knowledge were the topic of a review by Prof. Li Dezhu's team at the Kunming Institute of Botany of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), in collaboration with.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Six priorities to get Kenya"s curriculum back on track, or risk excluding many children from education

Kenya's education curriculum was reformed in 2017 to improve its quality—but now many Kenyans are calling for change again. Public disillusionment with the competency-based curriculum has forced a government review......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

NASA Awards ICON $57 Million Contract For "Lunar Surface Construction System"

NASA has established a multi-million dollar contract with a 3D printing construction company to invest in "space-based construction" for the Moon and Mars. NASA has.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News3 hr. 34 min. ago

Kuo: Apple to ship 15-20 million fewer iPhone 14 Pro models than expected in Q4

After COVID-19 lockdowns and labor protests at the largest iPhone factory in Zhengzhou, China, Apple is expected to ship up to 20 million fewer iPhone 14 Pro models than it was first expected, said reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in his latest pr.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News3 hr. 34 min. ago

China links COVID outbreak to man’s jog through a park; scientists skeptical

The man reportedly infected 39 people in one outdoor jog through a park. Enlarge / Runner in Shanghai, China. (credit: Getty| Avalon) In the early morning of August 16, a 41-year-old man in China's southwest-central mu.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 34 min. ago

Factors influencing seasonal and spatial patterns of airborne particulate matter concentration in northeast China

Particulate matter (PM), or atmospheric particulate matter, are microscopic particles of solid or liquid matter suspended in the air which adversely affect human health. Sources of urban particulate matter (UPM) can be natural or anthropogenic (e.g.,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Mapping street-level pollution estimates to reveal safer routes

The United Nations has identified improving the walkability and bikeability of cities as a key goal in efforts to reduce dependence on greenhouse gas–emitting automobiles and promote routine exercise for public health. However, increased walking an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Developing sliding nanomechanical resonators

In a recent study published in Nature Communications, a research team led by Prof. Guo Guangcan from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences developed nanomechanical resonators based on a graphene s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

The Chevrolet S10 EV Was An Electric Pickup Truck Ahead Of Its Time

Long before the upcoming Silverado EV, Chevrolet had its own flavor of electric pickup with the S10 Electric — though it was very clearly a prototype. Long before.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated News5 hr. 34 min. ago

Streaming music is fair to both consumers and artists, says competition watchdog

Composers and musicians have long argued that streaming music treats them unfairly, with smaller artists earning tiny sums. But a UK competition watchdog has ruled that the streaming music industry is fair to both artists and consumers … more….....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

The Kid Laroi and Bieber top Apple Music"s Top 100 Songs of 2022

Apple has released details about the top songs of 2022, revealing the popular songs of the year based on the listening habits of Apple Music subscribers.Available for listening through Apple Music, the playlists under The Top Songs of 2022 provide a.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

China links COVID outbreak to man’s jog through a park; Scientists skeptical

The man reportedly infected 39 people in one outdoor jog through a park. Enlarge / Runner in Shanghai, China. (credit: Getty| Avalon) In the early morning of August 16, a 41-year-old man in China's southwest-central mu.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

Model Mainframe

With how important desktop and laptop computers are to the world today, it’s hard to imagine that, not too long ago, they used to be the size of refrigerators and entire rooms. However, Nicolas Temese has found a way to keep the memory o.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Researchers realize long-lived storage of multimode quantum states

Recently, a team led by Prof. Guo Guangcan achieved long-lived storage of high-dimensional orbital angular momentum (OAM) quantum states of photons based on cold atomic ensembles, using a guiding magnetic field combined with clock state preparation......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Microscopic chains that mimic DNA

Circular polycatenanes are chains that can move and change shape: they twist, stretch and wrap around themselves. Three physicists of the European Eutopia Cost network, coordinated by UniTrento, have dedicated themselves to the study of these structu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Researchers develop highly CO-tolerant fuel cell anode catalyst

In a study published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition., a research team, led by Prof. Gao Minrui and Prof. Yang Qing from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), developed a new catalyst with excellent CO-tolerance and a l.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago