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Detroit 3 fall behind international automakers in U.S. vehicle production

International automakers produced more light vehicles in the U.S. than the Detroit 3 for the first time in 2023, according to a report from Autos Drive America and the American International Automobile Dealers Association released July 9......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJul 10th, 2024

SpaceX rocket accident leaves company"s Starlink satellites in wrong orbit

A SpaceX rocket has failed for the first time in nearly a decade, leaving the company's internet satellites in an orbit so low that they're doomed to fall through the atmosphere and burn up......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

Thinking aloud: What happens when children read for pleasure in classroom clubs

Every five years, the international Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) provides an assessment of how well grade 4 learners around the world read for meaning. And every time South Africa participates, the results are shocking. In.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Hubble finds evidence for rare black hole in Omega Centauri

An international team of astronomers has used more than 500 images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope spanning two decades to detect seven fast-moving stars in the innermost region of Omega Centauri, the largest and brightest globular cluster i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Insight into one of life"s earliest ancestors revealed in new study

An international team of researchers led by the University of Bristol has shed light on Earth's earliest ecosystem, showing that within a few hundred million years of planetary formation, life on Earth was already flourishing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Unprecedented warming threatens Earth"s lakes and their ecosystems

Lakes, with their rich biodiversity and important ecological services, face a concerning trend: rapidly increasing temperatures. A recent study published in Nature Geoscience by an international team of limnologists and climate modelers reveals that.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

TotalEnergies Uganda oil project "devastating": conservationist

Production has yet to begin, but TotalEnergies' controversial East African oil project is already taking a dire environmental toll in Uganda's largest national parks, a leading conservationist group said Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Faulty airbags could plague millions of vehicles on U.S. roads

Carfax data found that millions of used vehicles could have faulty airbag parts from foreign manufacturers. NHTSA released a statement urging used-vehicle owners to check their vehicle history for parts that could increase the risk of death or severe.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Real-life "stillsuit": Dune-inspired upgrade for spacesuits allow astronauts to recycle urine into water

Astronauts on spacewalks famously have to relieve themselves inside their spacesuits. Not only is this uncomfortable for the wearer and unhygienic, it is also wasteful, as—unlike wastewater on board the International Space Station (ISS)—the water.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Scientific definition of a planet says it must orbit our sun: A new proposal would change that

Planetary scientists are proposing a new definition of a planet to replace one that many researchers view as sun-centric and outdated. The current definition—established in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union (IAU), the organization that o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Partial automated driving systems do not improve vehicle safety, IIHS says

Partially automated driving systems that can take over driving in some settings don't have a tangible impact on vehicle safety, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute says......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Intuit’s AI gamble: Mass layoff of 1,800 paired with hiring spree

Intuit CEO: "Companies that aren’t prepared to take advantage of [AI] will fall behind." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) On Wednesday, Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi announced in a letter to the company that it would be layi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

U.S. new-vehicle inventory rises to 2.96 million in June; up 1 million from a year ago

New-vehicle inventory has stayed below 3 million for more than four years......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

US Vision Pro sales likely to fall 75% this quarter – IDC

Market intelligence company IDC has been monitoring US Vision Pro sales, and says the current data indicates they will plummet by 75% this quarter. The firm believes the device won’t achieve 500k sales in its first year, and that only the launch.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Apple Vision Pro won"t break 500k sales in 2024, even with international expansion

The Apple Vision Pro probably won't break half a million sales before the end of the year, predicts analysts, with it predicted to endure a massive drop in U.S. sales heading into the fall.Apple Vision ProApple's release of the Apple Vision Pro has b.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Opening the right doors: New work reveals "jumping gene" control mechanisms

International joint research led by Akihisa Osakabe and Yoshimasa Takizawa of the University of Tokyo has clarified the molecular mechanisms in thale cresses (Arabidopsis thaliana) by which the DDM1 (Decreased in DNA Methylation 1) protein prevents t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Astronomers discover dozens of double-lined double white dwarf binaries

An international team of astronomers reports the discovery of 34 rare double-lined double white dwarf binary systems using the Intermediate-dispersion Spectrograph and Imaging System (ISIS) on the William Herschel Telescope (WHT). The finding was det.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Nissan to retreat on sedans but hang on to ‘Goldilocks" Sentra

Nissan will ditch the Versa after production ends in 2025. The gas-powered Altima will sunset following the 2026 model year and Nissan is undecided on a next-gen......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Strengthening cybersecurity preparedness with defense in depth

In this Help Net Security interview, Chaim Mazal, Chief Security Officer at Gigamon, discusses cybersecurity preparedness measures for businesses, the impact of international inconsistencies on global operations, and the board’s role in cyberse.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

NASA update on Starliner thruster issues: This is fine

“What we want to know is that the thrusters can perform," Starliner's pilot says. Enlarge / Boeing's Starliner spacecraft on final approach to the International Space Station last month. (credit: NASA) Before clearing.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Meteorological study provides enhanced understanding of tropical atmospheric waves

In a new meteorological study, an international team of researchers from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF; Reading, UK), and the Nationa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 10th, 2024