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Delays in reporting alleged rapes are common, but coming forward is important no matter the timing

On Friday, an anonymous letter was sent to the prime minister's office alleging a current federal cabinet minister raped a woman in 1988......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMar 2nd, 2021

Apple"s iOS 14.5 update lands next week — including new emojis, big privacy changes

Apple unveiled a slew of new products at its annual Spring launch on Tuesday, but waited until after the event to announce big changes coming to software for iPhones and iPads "next week.".....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News10 hr. 51 min. ago

Religion played an important role in Britain voting to leave the EU in 2016, research shows

Faith played an "important and under-appreciated role" in the UK's choice to leave Europe, with Anglicans more likely to back Brexit, a major new study shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

New pulsed magnet reveals a new state of matter in Kondo insulator

A recent series of experiments at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (National MagLab) at Los Alamos National Laboratory leveraged some of the nation's highest-powered nondestructive magnets to reveal an exotic new phase of matter at high ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Study shows how some bacteria withstand antibiotic onslaught

In a study with implications for chronic infections, Princeton researchers have described multiple pathways that some bacteria use to tolerate normally lethal antibiotic treatments. The findings overturn common assumptions about antibiotics' limited.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Atomic-level insights gained for a key lipid-binding protein implicated in cancer 

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys have identified, at an atomic level, how a part of a protein called PLEKHA7 interacts with a cell's membrane to regulate important intercellular communications......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Can extreme melt destabilize ice sheets?

Nearly a decade ago, global news outlets reported vast ice melt in the Arctic as sapphire lakes glimmered across the previously frozen Greenland Ice Sheet, one of the most important contributors to sea-level rise. Now researchers have revealed the lo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Surprising ionic and flow behaviors with functionalized nanochannels

Nanochannels have important applications in biomedicine, sensing, and many other fields. Though engineers working in the field of nanotechnology have been fabricating these tiny, tube-like structures for years, much remains unknown about their proper.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Microsoft Edge "Performance Mode" Takes the Load Off Your CPU and RAM, Saves Battery

An anonymous reader quotes a report from 9to5Google: The latest addition coming to Microsoft Edge is "performance mode." Rolling out first to the Canary channel, "performance mode" in Microsoft Edge is designed to improve how the browser uses the res.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Government Broadband Funding: Experts Discuss What’s on Tap

Government Broadband Funding: Experts Discuss What’s on Tap The government has made a lot of funding available for broadband since the COVID-19 pandemic made the technology more important than ever — and more government broadband funding is.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  telecompetitorRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Facebook is joining the (very) crowded audio space with soundbites, live rooms and podcasts

Facebook has long dominated much of our screen time. Now it's coming for our listening breaks......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

The most common Xbox Series S problems and how to fix them

The most common Xbox Series S problems include low storage space and constant crashing, and in this guide, we're going to show you how to solve them......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Psychonauts 2 is definitely coming out this year, developer Double Fine confirms

Developer Double Fine confirmed that Psychonauts 2 is still coming out this year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

The challenge of presenting novel nanostructural bimetallic composite for catalysis

Solid-matrix catalysts called heterogeneous catalysts are among the most widespread industrial applications in reducing toxic gases, unburned fuel, and particulate matter in the exhaust stream from the combustion chamber. They are also used in energy.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

What does the study of domesticated birds tell us about the evolution of human language?

Language is one of the most notable abilities humans have. It allows us to express complex meanings and transmit knowledge from generation to generation. An important question in human biology is how this ability ended up being developed, and researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Mountain high: Andean forests have high potential to store carbon under climate change

The Andes Mountains of South America are the most species-rich biodiversity hotspot for plant and vertebrate species in the world. But the forest that climbs up this mountain range provides another important service to humanity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Active liquid crystal systems examined in search of autonomous materials systems

Liquid Crystals (LC) are widely deployed in display technology and optical fibers. From smartphones in your pockets to large screen TVs, LCs are everywhere, as this special state of matter has been found in colorful soap bubbles as well as certain li.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Equity Monday: Clubhouse, UiPath, and the crypto flash crash

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest private market news, talks about the coming week, dig.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Gwyneth Paltrow invests in The Expert, a video marketplace for high-end interior designers

The pandemic-induced lockdowns halted many a home decoration project, but the irony was that our homes became even more important. But where to get ideas to decorate? Home decor experts could no longer visit. Now an LA-based startup is addressing thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

End of giant iceberg A-68

The mission to determine the impact of the giant A-68a iceberg on the important marine ecosystem of sub-Antarctic South Georgia is a success according to a team of researchers and engineers, from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and National Oceanograp.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Common plants and pollinators act as anchors for ecosystems

The next time you go for a hike, take an extra moment to appreciate the seemingly ordinary life all around you. A house fly, humble yarrow weed and other "generalist" plants and pollinators play a crucial role in maintaining biodiversity and may also.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021