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Colombian mosquito factory fights dengue and disinformation

The jars of larvae in stagnant water and thick clouds of mosquitoes at a Colombian lab may seem like the stuff of nightmares. They are in fact crucial to a project to fight the spread of dengue fever......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 10th, 2024

Mosquito Bloodlust Is Driven by These Two Hormones

Mosquitoes carry a pair of hormones, one of which drives bloodlust while the other signals satiation, scientists say.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

How AI-powered software spreads Russian disinformation on X

The US Justice Department (DoJ) has seized two US-based domains used by Russian threat actors to create fake profiles on X (formerly Twitter) that would spread disinformation in the United States and abroad. This bot farm was created and operated via.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Ford revives Capri nameplate for coupe-style electric crossover

Ford is reviving the Capri nameplate for coupe-style electric crossover. The new EV will be built in Ford’s factory in Cologne, Germany......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

How disinformation from a Russian AI spam farm ended up on top of Google search results

A fake article about Volodymyr Zelensky’s wife buying a Bugatti with US aid was promoted by bots. Enlarge / Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks to the media at the 2024 Ukraine Recovery Conference on June 11, 2024 in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

GM supplier to invest $390M in new Michigan plant, factory expansions

Gestamp is building a $64.5 million, 450,000-square-foot plant in suburban Detroit to support GM. The plant is expected to create 390 jobs......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Colombian mosquito factory fights dengue and disinformation

The jars of larvae in stagnant water and thick clouds of mosquitoes at a Colombian lab may seem like the stuff of nightmares. They are in fact crucial to a project to fight the spread of dengue fever......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024

Gladiator II trailer: Paul Mescal is out for blood in Ridley Scott’s epic sequel

Paul Mescal fights for his life inside the arena in the action-packed trailer for Gladiator II, Ridley Scott's long-awaited sequel to Gladiator......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 9th, 2024

Lucid"s Q2 sales rise 71% on factory incentives of more than $16,000 per vehicle

Lucid said it delivered 2,394 Air sedans in the second quarter on production of 2,110. Factory incentives in the quarter rose to $16,537 per vehicle versus $9,924 a year earlier, Motor Intelligence said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 8th, 2024

How listening for the right buzz keeps mosquitoes from mating with the wrong species

Researchers from Nagoya University in Japan have uncovered how the yellow fever mosquito and Asian tiger mosquito distinguish their own species from others. Males from these species listen for the specific frequencies of sound made by the flapping wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 5th, 2024

Best July 4th deals: Apple sale, $30 mosquito repellent, $50 Waterpik, $70 SodaStream, 36% off eero, more

It’s true that Prime Day 2024 is right around the corner, but July 4th deals are here to tide us over in the meantime. Here … The post Best July 4th deals: Apple sale, $30 mosquito repellent, $50 Waterpik, $70 SodaStream, 36% off eero, mo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2024

Pixel 6 phones are dying after being factory reset

It appears that Google’s Pixel 6 phones are bricking after users perform a factory reset and it is unclear why that is happening. The post Pixel 6 phones are dying after being factory reset appeared first on Phandroid. It is quite rare t.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJul 3rd, 2024

Russia and China are using OpenAI tools to spread disinformation

Iran and Israel have been getting in on the action as well. Enlarge / OpenAI said it was committed to uncovering disinformation campaigns and was building its own AI-powered tools to make detection and analysis "more effective.".....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 31st, 2024

EV startup VinFast considers delaying $4 billion U.S. assembly plant, report says

The Vietnamese company originally planned to complete the factory in July 2024 but later pushed back the start of operations to 2025. It is considering another delay, Reuters reported......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 29th, 2024

Study shows relatively low number of superspreaders responsible for large portion of misinformation on Twitter

A small team of social media analysts at Indiana University has found that a major portion of tweets spreading disinformation are sent by a surprisingly small percentage of a given userbase......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

Webasto workers in Michigan ratify first UAW contract with raises up to 51%

Workers at a Detroit-area Webasto factory that makes convertible soft tops for the Detroit 3 ratified their first contract since joining the UAW last year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Jenny Young and the story of Brooklyn Robot Foundry

“I’m not selling kits; I’m selling a service.” Jenny Young is a mechanical engineer who founded Brooklyn Robot Factory thirteen years ago to bring hands-on learning experiences to kids in schools and afterschool programs. Her.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Jaguar Land Rover treats factory workers to music, luxury work wear

JLR spent two years studying ways to improve working conditions in its plants and found that music helped increase productivity......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Toyota"s Tesla-fighting future factory is EV-making tour de force

Toyota is plotting a massive manufacturing overhaul for the electric vehicle era to make its next-gen EVs low cost, lightweight and high tech......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Finland"s wizards making food out of thin air

At a factory in Finland, the "farmers of the future" are making a new food protein by feeding a microbe air and electricity, proving that protein can be produced without traditional agriculture......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2024

Youths" attitudes in post-conflict Colombia reflect both cynicism and hope for peace, research finds

Following numerous attempts at peace, in 2016, the Colombian government and the FARC, the largest left-wing guerilla group, signed a peace treaty. Although Colombians were deeply divided about the treaty's prospects when it was first signed, the agre.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2024