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Government Scientists Discover Biggest Bacteria Ever, Visible To Naked Eye

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Scientists have discovered a bacteria with cells that measure a full centimeter in length, an astonishing size that makes it by far the largest bacterial species ever found and even "challenges ou.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 24th, 2022

Missing Cryptoqueen: Is Dr Ruja Ignatova the biggest Bitcoin holder?

As the FBI adds Ruja Ignatova to its most wanted list, new findings suggest she amassed billions in Bitcoin......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News11 hr. 1 min. ago

Researchers use AI to detect new family of genes in gut bacteria

Using artificial intelligence, UT Southwestern researchers have discovered a new family of sensing genes in enteric bacteria that are linked by structure and probably function, but not genetic sequence. The findings, published in PNAS, offer a new wa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 0 min. ago

Missing cryptoqueen: Is Dr Ruja Ignatova the biggest Bitcoin holder?

As the FBI adds Ruja Ignatova to its most wanted list, new findings suggest she amassed billions in Bitcoin......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Keeping the energy in the room

It may seem like technology advances year after year, as if by magic. But behind every incremental improvement and breakthrough revolution is a team of scientists and engineers hard at work......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 32 min. ago

Scientists investigate temperature effect on semiconductor optical amplifiers

The effect of temperature on the performance of the semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs) is an important research point. Amer Kotb and his colleagues from the Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics of the Chinese Academy of Scie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Research shows need to improve prediction of Arctic melt ponds

New research shows two widely used computer models that predict summer melt pond formation on sea ice greatly overestimate their extent, a key finding as scientists work to make accurate projections about Arctic climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

A new method for predicting the 11-year solar cycle strength

Scientists from Skoltech and their colleagues from the University of Graz & the Kanzelhöhe Observatory (Austria), Hvar Observatory (Croatia), and the Belgian Solar-Terrestrial Center of Excellence—SILSO, Royal Observatory of Belgium presented a ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Scientists decipher, catalog the diverse origins of Earth"s minerals

A 15-year study led by the Carnegie Institution for Science details the origins and diversity of every known mineral on Earth, a landmark body of work that will help reconstruct the history of life on Earth, guide the search for new minerals and ore.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

The Secrets of Covid ‘Brain Fog’ Are Starting to Lift

Scientists are getting closer to understanding the neurology behind the memory problems and cognitive fuzziness that an infection can trigger......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

How COVID-19 put poverty reduction back on the agenda

Lower income people bore the brunt of the economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, efforts to reduce poverty were adopted in Canada and the United States. But how did partisan politics shape each government's response? Exploring.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

A gentler, more precise laser cutting technique

Laser cutting techniques are usually powered by high energy beams, so hot that they melt most materials. Now scientists from McGill University have developed a gentler, more precise technique using low-power visible light......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Horseshoe crabs: "Living fossils" vital for vaccine safety

On a bright moonlit night, a team of scientists and volunteers head out to a protected beach along the Delaware Bay to survey horseshoe crabs that spawn in their millions along the US East Coast from late spring to early summer......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

IC 50: China firms supercharged in revenue growth, thanks to chip crunch and government policy drive

Chinese companies in IC 50 2022 ranking attracted attention over their surprisingly high revenue growth in 2021, which are much higher than the growth of their peers in South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan, due to chip crunch and the nationalistic "buy Chi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Ocient collaborates with Carahsoft to accelerate digital transformation for U.S. government agencies

Ocient announced it has partnered with Carahsoft to bring hyperscale data warehouse, analytics and machine learning capabilities to U.S. federal, state/local governments and higher education organizations. Carahsoft will serve as the U.S. government.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

How bacteria adhere to cells: Basis for the development of a new class of antibiotics

Researchers from University Hospital Frankfurt and Goethe University Frankfurt have unraveled how bacteria adhere to host cells and thus taken the first step towards developing a new class of antibiotics......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Active transportation projects offer solid returns on investment, economic study finds

Active transportation investments offer many types of benefits related to safety, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, physical activity and the economy. Metro, Oregon's regional government for the Portland metropolitan area, wants to better understand.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

US Supreme Court limits government powers to curb greenhouse gases

The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the government's key environmental agency cannot issue broad limits on greenhouse gases, sharply curtailing the power of President Joe Biden's administration to battle climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

A closer look into the emergence of antibiotic resistance in bioaerosols

Bioaerosols, or airborne biological particles containing viruses, fungal spores, bacteria, and pollen, play a key role in public health. Antibiotic resistance (AR), caused by antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs), could potentially cause global public h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

New 3D model will help guide exploration for rare earth element deposits in alkaline igneous systems

Scientists from the University of Exeter and the British Geological Survey (BGS), alongside a team of institutions across Europe, have developed a new 3D geological model designed to guide exploration for rare earth elements (REE), which are critical.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Scientists engineer synthetic DNA to study "architect" genes

Researchers at New York University have created artificial Hox genes—which plan and direct where cells go to develop tissues or organs—using new synthetic DNA technology and genomic engineering in stem cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022