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Evolution"s recipe book: How "copy paste" errors led to insect flight, octopus camouflage and human cognition

Seven hundred million years ago, a remarkable creature emerged for the first time. Though it may not have been much to look at by today's standards, the animal had a front and a back, a top and a bottom. This was a groundbreaking adaptation at the ti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 15th, 2024

NASA"s Europa Clipper makes cross-country flight to Florida

Assembled at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California, the spacecraft arrived at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 23 for launch preparations......»»

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Over 300 million young people have experienced online sexual abuse, exploitation, finds metastudy

It takes a lot to shock Kelvin Lay. My friend and colleague was responsible for setting up Africa's first dedicated child exploitation and human trafficking units, and for many years he was a senior investigating officer for the Child Exploitation On.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

NASA now aiming to launch Starliner astronauts flight next month

Following multiple delays over the last month, NASA has announced a new target launch date for the first crewed flight of the Starliner capsule......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

Human error still perceived as the Achilles’ heel of cybersecurity

While fears of cyber attacks continue to rise, CISOs demonstrate increasing confidence in their ability to defend against these threats, reflecting a significant shift in the cybersecurity landscape, according to Proofpoint. CISOs’ confidence i.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

NASA now aiming to launch Starliner astronaut flight next month

Following multiple delays over the last month, NASA has announced a new target launch date for the first crewed flight of the Starliner capsule......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

Girl with peanut allergy ‘thrown off flight by captain’

Girl with peanut allergy ‘thrown off flight by captain’.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

NASA finds more issues with Boeing’s Starliner, but crew launch set for June 1

Fixing the helium leak would delay Starliner crew test flight for months. Enlarge / Boeing's Starliner spacecraft atop its Atlas V rocket on the launch pad earlier this month. (credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky) Senior managers f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

There’s a Missing Human in Misinformation Fixes

Misinformation solutions target a rational, ethical ideal who doesn’t exist; to combat misinfo, we need to start with a richer concept of the human.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

A “Zombie Expert” Shares Advice on How to Survive the Apocalypse

Cooperation theorist Athena Aktipis talks about zombies, game theory, go bags and more in her new book, A Field Guide to the Apocalypse......»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Crows Rival Human Toddlers in Counting Skills

Counting crows proclaim “caw, caw, caw, caw” when staring at the number four.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

SpaceX sets date for next Starship flight, explains what went wrong the last time

Clearing blocked filters and clogged valves is the order of the day. Enlarge / SpaceX's Starship vehicle undergoes a wet dress rehearsal prior to its fourth launch attempt. (credit: SpaceX) SpaceX is targeting June 5 for.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

SpaceX mega rocket Starship"s next launch on June 5

Starship, the world's most powerful rocket, is set for its next test flight on June 5, SpaceX announced on Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

3D-MAT, a thermal protection material for the Artemis Generation

The 3-Dimensional Multifunctional Ablative Thermal Protection System (3D-MAT) is a thermal protection material developed as a critical component of Orion, NASA's newest spacecraft built for human deep space missions. It is able to maintain a high lev.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

On repeat: Biologists observe recurring evolutionary changes, over time, in stick insects

A long-standing debate among evolutionary scientists goes something like this: Does evolution happen in a predictable pattern or does it depend on chance events and contingency? That is, if you could turn back the clock, as celebrated scientist Steph.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Sweat sensor wristwatch offers real time monitoring of body chemistry

Researchers have created a unique wristwatch that contains multiple modules, including a sensor array, a microfluidic chip, signal processing, and a data display system to monitor chemicals in human sweat. Their study is published in the journal ACS.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

SoSafe Human Risk OS reduces human-related security risks

SoSafe introduced their pioneering Human Risk Operating System, The Human Risk OS, a set of capabilities designed to help customers identify, quantify, monitor, and intervene on human security risk. SoSafe has also presented new capabilities to its S.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Heatmaps show trematodes congregate in certain parts of amphibians" bodies, often to dire physical consequences

Trematodes, also known as flukes, are a class of parasitic flatworms with intricate lifecycles. This makes them interesting to scientists, but they are also significant to both human health and wildlife conservation......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Researchers reveal evolutionary origins of appetite by studying simple nervous system of Hydra

Over the course of evolution, living organisms have gradually developed more complex nervous systems in order to coordinate increasingly complex sensory, motor and cognitive functions and to control the associated behavior......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Unveiling a novel AAK1 inhibitor: How chemical proteomics unlock therapeutic potential

Enhancing drug development for life-threatening diseases like cancer hinges on a deep understanding of protein kinases, making it a focal point for researchers. These enzymes, encoded by more than 500 human genes, serve as critical players in cellula.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

New pictures of the US Air Force"s newest stealth bomber — the B-21 Raider — just dropped as flight testing continues

New pictures of the US Air Force"s newest stealth bomber — the B-21 Raider — just dropped as flight testing continues.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024