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Footprints from site a at Laetoli, Tanzania, are from early humans, not bears

The oldest unequivocal evidence of upright walking in the human lineage are footprints discovered at Laetoli, Tanzania in 1978, by paleontologist Mary Leakey and her team. The bipedal trackways date to 3.7 million years ago. Another set of mysterious.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyDec 1st, 2021

Conversations about consent need to start early, and parents need to get comfortable with it

Psychiatrist Dr. Gaiathry Jeyarajan envisions a future where parents are comfortable having conversations with their kids early on about consent and boundaries. Avoiding these discussions only perpetuates the culture of silence that allows interperso.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 29 min. ago

Omicron Surge Shows Signs of Easing in States Hit Early by the Fast-spreading Variant

Following weeks of soaring infections, the latest Covid surge is showing signs of slowing in a handful of areas hit earliest by the omicron variant -- offering a glimmer of hope that this wave is starting to ease. From a report: The U.S. has reported.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

iPad Air 5 with A15 chip and 5G rumored to land early this year

Apple is rumored to launch both the iPad Air 5 and iPhone SE 3 at a virtual launch event in March or April of this year......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Updated iPad Air 5 with A15 chip and 5G rumored to land early this year

Apple is rumored to launch both the iPad Air 5 and iPhone SE 3 at a virtual launch event in March or April of this year......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

When a Decades-Old Email Provider Used by Millions Suddenly Goes Down

Mail2World hosts mailboxes for 2,150,000 different domains, according to its web site, offering both "free, reliable email for everyone" and a $29.99-a-year "premium" service with a terabyte of storage (instead of the free level's 25 gigabytes), an a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

Host of Youtube-dl Web Site Sued by Major Record Labels

"As part of their growing battle against popular open source software tool youtube-dl, three major music labels are now suing Uberspace, the company that currently hosts the official youtube-dl homepage," reports TorrentFreak: According to plaintiffs.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 16th, 2022

Google TV may expand into fitness, improve smart home capabilities in the near future

Director of Product Management Rob Caruso outlined some of what we can expect from the Google TV user interface in 2022. He didn't make any firm early announcements, opting to provide a general guideline of Google's research instead......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Space Anemia Is Tied To Being In the Void and Can Stick Around Awhile

fahrbot-bot shares a report from Ars Technica: Space isn't easy on humans. Some aspects are avoidable -- the vacuum, of course, and the cold, as well as some of the radiation. Astronauts can also lose bone density, thanks to a lack of gravity. NASA h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

The Kunga Is the Oldest Known Hybrid Bred By Humans

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ScienceNews: Meet the kunga, the earliest known hybrid animal bred by people. The ancient equine from Syro-Mesopotamia existed around 4,500 years ago and was a cross between a donkey and a hemippe, a type of A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Intel “mega-fab” coming to Ohio, reports say

Massive $20 billion site would be like “a little city.” Enlarge (credit: ony Avelar/Bloomberg) Intel is reportedly planning to build a large chip facility in New Albany, Ohio, a suburb of Columbus, the state capital. An of.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Archaeologists discover ancient highways in Arabia

Archeologists from The University of Western Australia have discovered people who lived in north-west Arabia in the Early to Middle Bronze Age built 'funerary avenues'—long-distance corridors linking oases and pastures, bordered by thousands of ela.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Microsoft Teams turns your phone into a walkie-talkie

Make your iPhone work like an old Boost Mobile phone. Enlarge (credit: Getty) One of the hallmarks of Boost Mobile prepaid phones in the early 2000s was their push-to-talk (PTT), or walkie-talkie, feature, which allowed you to.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

We don’t know why, but being in space causes us to destroy our blood

Space anemia is tied to being in the void and can stick around awhile. Enlarge (credit: NASA) Space isn’t easy on humans. Some aspects are avoidable—the vacuum, of course, and the cold, as well as some of the radiation. As.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Tesla delays initial production of Cybertruck to early 2023 - source

Image Credit:Jeenah Moon/ReutersTesla Inc (TSLA.O) aims to start initial production of its long-awaited Cybertruck by the end of the first quarter of 2023, pushing plans to start production later this year, a person familiar with the matter told Reut.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

What COVID-19 can teach fish farms

When it comes to the business of seafood, COVID-19 hasn't been nearly as damaging as the ecological havoc caused by humans, a recent global survey of fish farms found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Ancient Peruvians partied hard, spiked their beer with hallucinogens to win friends

If you lived in the Central Andes circa 850 CE, you definitely wanted to party with the Wari. Enlarge / A vessel from the Wari site of Conchopata features the tree and its tell-tale seed pods sprouting from the head of the Staff God. (.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

How to make Windows 11 run better on old, cheap devices

Microsoft is working on a new update for Windows 11 that will make the new operating system (OS) run better on dated and inexpensive hardware.Windows 11 Build 22526 has currently been made available to members of the Insider early access programme wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

Some birds sing the same song for hundreds of thousands of years

Many of the birds that awaken us each morning learn their melodious songs the same way that humans learn a dialect—from parents and neighbors......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

Master Talks 5: Why better AI systems are causing more problems and how we fix them

Multiple films have featured how intelligent machines might disobey orders from humans and eventually take over the world. In the opinion of Stuart Russell, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley, the scenarios could.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

TSMC to make 3nm chips for Intel at new site in northern Taiwan

TSMC plans to have its new production site in the Baoshan area in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan make 3nm chips for Intel, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022