Florida surgeon general wrong on vaccines and bad at his job, CDC and FDA say

Ladapo has repeatedly peddled falsehoods about COVID-19 vaccines. Enlarge / Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo speaks at a press conference in Rockledge, Florida, on August 3, 2022. (credit: Getty | SOPA Images) At th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 13th, 2023

NHTSA fails government audit for missing deadlines

In a report released Wednesday by the U.S. Transportation Department's Office of Inspector General, auditors reviewed a sample of investigations conducted in 2018, 2019 and 2021 to determine whether the agency has adequate tools, processes and resour.....»»

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How to pick the best TV for sports: what to look for and things to avoid

Anyone who says you shouldn't choose a TV just to watch sports is wrong. Here's what you need for a great view of a big game, plus a few big things to avoid......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2023

Climate change forces a rethinking of mammoth Everglades restoration plan

In 1948, work got underway in the Florida Everglades on a public works project hailed as the nation's largest, aimed at reigning in once and for all the mighty river of grass that once spanned much of the peninsula......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Arm highlights Neoverse advantage and innovations in computing infrastructure at Computex

Arm's senior vice president and general manager of infrastructure business, Mohamed Awad, delivered a keynote speech titled "Freedom to Innovate - The Arm Neoverse Advantage" at Computex 2023, sharing insights on advancing computing infrastructure in.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Study leads to milestone advances in understanding lethal bronzing of palm trees

Palm trees infected with lethal bronzing disease emit signals that warn nearby healthy palms of the threat. Those healthy palms produce their own defense that University of Florida scientists one day hope to harness to protect palms against the disea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Color-changing material indicates when medications get too warm

Some foods and medicines, such as many COVID-19 vaccines, must be kept cold. As a step toward a robust, stable technique that could indicate when these products exceed safe limits, researchers in ACS Nano report a class of brilliantly colored microcr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

GM, Stellantis give $15 million lifeline to insolvent supplier

General Motors, Stellantis and Yanfeng Automotive Interior Systems agreed to bail out the insolvent supplier with price increases and investment of up to $15 million to tide over the company until it sells itself and restructures......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

mRNA technology for vaccines and more: An Ars Frontiers recap

The tech has lots of applications beyond the one we've already been injected with. Enlarge / On May 22, John Timmer (left) moderated a panel featuring Karin Bok (center) and Nathaniel Wang (right) for the Ars Frontiers 2023 sessi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Deriving a general expression for the bispectrum in cosmologies rules out most bouncing models

A team of cosmologists from the University of Paris-Saclay, CNRS/IN2P3, Jagiellonian University and the University of Geneva derived a general expression for the bispectrum in bouncing cosmologies and then compared the results with Planck data, findi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 30th, 2023

The Falcon 9 may double the record for consecutive launch success tonight

A little less than seven years have passed since the company's last Falcon failure. Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches in March, 2023. (credit: SpaceX) Nearly seven years ago, on a steamy morning in Florida, a small te.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 30th, 2023

Canadian government to invest in GM-POSCO cathode material project in Quebec

The Canadian government announced on May 29 that it will offer funding support of CAD300 million (US$221 million) for a cathode active materials (CAM) facility constructed by the joint venture between General Motors and South Korea-based POSCO Future.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 30th, 2023

The Pixel Watch has been utterly crushed by its latest rival

After being impressed by the TicWatch Pro 5, we made a return to the Pixel Watch -- and it shows exactly where Google went wrong with its smartwatch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 29th, 2023

Arm unveils TCS23, driving immersive experiences and new-generation AI applications

Arm held a new product launch event at COMPUTEX 2023, unveiling the "2023 Total Compute Solution" (TCS23). Chris Bergey, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Arm's Client Line of Business, stated that TCS23 includes the new Arm Immortalis GPU.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 29th, 2023

Best Buy knocked $550 off one of our favorite gaming laptops

If you want to buy a new gaming laptop, you can't go wrong with the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14, especially since it's on sale from Best Buy with a $550 discount......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2023

Automakers ask court to block June 1 enforcement of Mass. updated right-to-repair law

The action comes after state Attorney General Andrea Campbell said in a March filing that terminating her office's nonenforcement stipulation was "in the public interest" and would take effect at the start of June......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2023

AI writing assistants can cause biased thinking in their users

A biased "assistant" was able to influence the arguments made in essays. Enlarge (credit: Parradee Kietsirikul) Anyone who has had to go back and retype a word on their smartphone because autocorrect chose the wrong one.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2023

Ron DeSantis"s Antiscience Agenda Is Dangerous

Presidential contender Ron DeSantis has used governmental power in Florida to restrict access to health and education, promoting an intolerant and harmful agenda.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 26th, 2023

DeSantis/Musk event didn’t break the Internet, but it did break Twitter

Half of DeSantis’ audience ditched his glitchy Twitter Spaces campaign launch. Enlarge / Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (credit: Scott Olson / Staff | Getty Images North America) Yesterday, Florida's Republican governor.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 25th, 2023

New methods will allow for better tests of Einstein"s general theory of relativity using LIGO data

Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity describes how the fabric of space and time, or spacetime, is curved in response to mass. Our sun, for example, warps space around us such that planet Earth rolls around the sun like a marble tossed into.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 25th, 2023

Blank-screen bug triggers first Vinfast VF8 recall

Turning the car off and on again brings it back, but there's a software fix. Enlarge (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) It didn't take long before it all went wrong for the crossover from Hai Phong. Vinfast, the startup automaker.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 25th, 2023