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Forest fires drive expansion of savannas in the heart of the Amazon

White-sand savannas are expanding in the heart of the Amazon as a result of recurring forest fires, according to a study published in the journal Ecosystems......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 4th, 2021

The 52 best movies on Amazon Prime Video right now

Comedies, dramas, sci-fi thrillers, docs, rom-coms, and more are yours for the taking. Choose a winner with our list of the best movies on Amazon Prime Video......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 30 min. ago

Epilepsy research reveals why sleep increases risk of sudden death

To understand the effect of sleep seizures, researchers monitored the brain and heart activity of people with epilepsy as they slept......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Have high blood pressure? You may want to check your meds

Nearly 1 in 5 adults with high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke, also take a medicine that could be elevating their blood pressure, according to new research. The results underscore the need for patients to routinely.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Alcohol in moderation may help the heart by calming stress signals in the brain

Moderate alcohol intake -- defined as no more than one alcoholic drink for women and two for men per day -- has been associated with a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease when compared with individuals who abstain from drinking or partake.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Mental health may play big role in recovery after a heart attack

Young and middle-aged adults who reported severe psychological distress -- such as depression or anxiety -- after suffering a heart attack were more than twice as likely to suffer a second cardiac event within five years compared with those experienc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Healthy young adults who had COVID-19 may have long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health

New research highlights the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized and who only had minor symptoms due to the virus......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Trial demonstrates early AI-guided detection of heart disease in routine practice

Heart disease can take a number of forms, but some types of heart disease, such as asymptomatic low ejection fraction, can be hard to recognize, especially in the early stages when treatment would be most effective......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Prediabetes may not be as benign as once thought

People with prediabetes were significantly more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or other major cardiovascular event when compared with those who had normal blood sugar levels, according to new research. Researchers said the findings should se.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Too much, too little sleep linked to elevated heart risks in people free from disease

People who clock six to seven hours of sleep a night had the lowest chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke when compared with those who got less or more sleep, according to a new study. This trend remained true even after the research team acc.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon hits record in April

Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon hit a record last month, the government reported Friday with figures that belie President Jair Bolsonaro's pledge to crack down on such destruction......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 2 min. ago

American Axle, Israel"s REE to develop EV propulsion system

The propulsion system will incorporate American Axle's electric drive units into REE's technology that integrates all the traditional vehicle chassis components into the arch of the wheel......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News20 hr. 2 min. ago

Ubisoft is expanding the Tom Clancy"s The Division franchise with new games, content, and a movie

Since 2016, Ubisoft's Massive studios has been working on "The Division," launching two games and an expansion in four years. With a community amounting to 40M members, the franchise's success can't be denied and now there's a clear path for future p.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News21 hr. 2 min. ago

Backblaze"s latest storage reliability figures add SSD boot drive failure rates to the mix

For its latest quarterly report on hard drive reliability, Backblaze notes four models that stood out with zero drive failures through the first three months of 2021. Among these are Seagate's 6TB and Toshiba's 4TB disks, which have an average age of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News21 hr. 2 min. ago

When Autonomous Cars Teach Themselves To Drive Better Than Humans

schwit1 shares a report from IEEE Spectrum, written by Evan Ackerman: A few weeks ago, the CTO of Cruise tweeted an example of one of their AVs demonstrating a safety behavior where it moves over to make room for a cyclist. What's interesting about t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

You won’t believe how cheap the iPad Pro 12.9 is at Amazon today

With the release of the 2021 iPad Pro, the iPad Pro 2020 is discounted by $99 at Amazon, bringing the powerful tablet's price down to $900 from $999......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Today’s best tech deals: New iPad Pro, Amazon devices, and more

Dealmaster also has deals on wireless headphones and lots of video games. Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster includes a nifty $50 discount on the new 11-inch Apple iPad Pro at Walmart, with the 128GB and 256GB versions of the pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

The best fantasy movies on Amazon Prime Video

From fairy tale to mythic mainstream fare, the fantasy genre is alive and well on Prime Video. Here's a roundup of our favorite fantasy films on the platform......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Amazon Drivers Are Instructed To Drive Recklessly To Meet Delivery Quotas

Amazon delivery companies around the United States are encouraging reckless and dangerous driving by ordering delivery drivers to shut off an app called Mentor that Amazon uses to monitor drivers' speed and give them a safety score to prevent acciden.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Uncovering epigenetic mechanisms underlying cancer development

Northwestern Medicine studies published in Nature Cell Biology and Molecular Cell are improving the understanding of epigenetic mechanisms in cancer development and progression, as well as pinpointing genes that drive the development of cancers, whic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Autonomous trucking startup Einride raises $110M ahead of expansion into US

Einride, the Swedish startup known for its unusual-looking electric and autonomous pods that are designed to carry freight, has raised $110 million to help fund its expansion in Europe and into the United States. The Series B round, which far exceeds.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021