Dorothy Jones-Davis Moves to KID Museum

Dorothy Jones-Davis has been Executive Director of Nation of Makers for six years. She recently announced that she is leaving to join the KID Museum in Bethesda Maryland as Chief Impact Officer. In this episode, we talk about how Nation of Makers go.....»»

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Ocean acidification creates legacy of stress for red abalone, study finds

Stressful childhoods can affect an individual's adult years and influence future generations. Scientists at the University of California, Davis, found a similar pattern holds true for red abalone exposed as babies, and again as adults, to the stress.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

New fungus is the oldest disease-causing species found to date

The earliest disease-causing fungus has been discovered within the Natural History Museum's fossil collections. The new fungal plant pathogen, Potteromyces asteroxylicola, which is 407-million-years-old, has been named in honor of celebrated Tales of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

In hotter regions, mammals shown to seek forests and avoid human habitats

The cool of the forest is a welcome escape on a hot day. This is especially true for mammals in North America's hottest regions, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. The study indicates that, as the climate warms, preserving.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 4th, 2023

How to watch Ryan Garcia vs. Oscar Duarte: Date, time, streaming

Ryan Garcia returns for his first fight since his loss to Gervonta Davis earlier this year. Here's how to live stream it......»»

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What’s new on Disney+ in December 2023

What If? season 2, the premiere of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, and Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny are all coming to Disney+ in December......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2023

Hyundai and Kia completely rethink the EV drive unit with Uni Wheel idea

It moves the reduction gear and CV joint to the wheel hub. Enlarge / This image shows the Uni Wheel concept in three different stages of articulation. (credit: Hyundai) We like weird new engineering ideas here at Ars, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 1st, 2023

Paleolithic humans may have understood the properties of rocks for making stone tools

A research group led by the Nagoya University Museum and Graduate School of Environmental Studies in Japan has clarified differences in the physical characteristics of rocks used by early humans during the Paleolithic. They found that humans selected.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 1st, 2023

Can science find a better way to trim a cat"s nails?

University of California, Davis, researchers are working with the Sacramento SPCA to alleviate a near-universal source of stress for cats and those who care for them: nail trimming......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 1st, 2023

Scientists discover rare six-planet system that moves in strange synchrony

Scientists have discovered a rare sight in a nearby star system: Six planets orbiting their central star in a rhythmic beat. The planets move in an orbital waltz that repeats itself so precisely that it can be readily set to music......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2023

A close look at changes to the skin biome after ear piercing

A team of microbiologists at McGill University's Redpath Museum, working with a colleague at Tattoo Lounge MTL, has investigated changes to the skin microbiome when a person has an ear pierced and a metal object inserted into the puncture. In their s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2023

Earth"s magnetic field protects life on Earth from radiation, but it can move, and the magnetic poles can even flip

The Earth's magnetic field plays a big role in protecting people from hazardous radiation and geomagnetic activity that could affect satellite communication and the operation of power grids. And it moves......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 28th, 2023

Seven-minute hotfire test moves Europe’s Ariane 6 rocket closer to flight

This was one of the final exams for Ariane 6 before its long-delayed debut. Enlarge / Exhaust plumes from the Ariane 6 rocket's main engine rise above the launch pad in French Guiana. (credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace/P. Piron).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 28th, 2023

The way a sperm tail moves can be explained by mathematics worked out by Alan Turing

Alan Turing might be best know for his work helping to crack Germany's "Enigma" communications code during the second world war. But he also came up with a theory where patterns can form just through chemical compounds spreading out (diffusing) and r.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsNov 26th, 2023

Fossil unearthed in Mongolia"s Gobi Desert suggests some dinosaurs slept in same position as modern birds

A team of paleontologists and biologists from Hokkaido University, Hokkaido University Museum, North Carolina State University and the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, has uncovered a previously unknown species of dinosaur that appears to have slept in.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsNov 23rd, 2023

Study catalogs how dissolved inorganic carbon moves through southeast Alaska"s waterways

Understanding carbon transport can offer important information about a changing climate. For instance, it can help scientists measure ocean acidification or other threats increased carbon levels pose to aquatic ecosystems. But one major, and often ov.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2023

Curators and cavers: How a tip from a citizen scientist led to deep discoveries in Utah"s caves

Scientists from the Natural History Museum of Utah have taken a deep dive into the not-so-distant past thanks to a friendly tip from Utah's caving community. In a paper published this week by the Journal of Mammalogy, five scientists from the Natural.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 21st, 2023

More than meows: How bacteria help cats communicate

Many mammals, from domestic cats and dogs to giant pandas, use scent to communicate with each other. A new study from the University of California, Davis shows how domestic cats send signals to each other using odors derived from families of bacteria.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 16th, 2023

Modeling organizations’ defensive mechanisms with MITRE D3FEND

Funded by the National Security Agency, MITRE’s D3FEND framework is helping to provide standardization, specificity, and repeatability needed by cybersecurity engineers. As the framework moves from the beta version to version 1.0 in 2024, we asked.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsNov 15th, 2023

Learning about seismic signatures when the Earth moves: Earthquake risk in Indonesia

Professor Nick Rawlinson is fascinated by the shifting crust of the planet, the jostle of tectonic plates, the rupture of faults and the shaking of the earth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 14th, 2023

Hidden or extinct? Genome analysis of 120-year-old torpedo ray specimen confirms species status

There are always little treasures to be found in museum collections—that's what makes them so valuable for research. With todays methods of analysis, new, detailed findings can be elicited from archives that are often centuries old......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 14th, 2023