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How cooking food and gathering for feasts made us human

If you're cooking a meal for Thanksgiving or just showing up to feast, you're part of a long human history—one that's older than our own species......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 24th, 2022

Deal with sophisticated bot attacks: Learn, adapt, improve

A computer program known as a “bot” acts as an agent for a user or another program or mimics human action. Bots are typically used to automate particular tasks so they can be used without specific human instructions. In this Help Net Secu.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News14 hr. 21 min. ago

Health Big Data Platform Program takes on responsibility to drive precision medicine in Taiwan

The completion of human genome sequencing has given rise to the trend of precision medicine and prompted governments worldwide to formulate the relevant healthcare policies. Meanwhile, Taiwan's healthcare standard, and information and communication t.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 49 min. ago

Jawbone may represent earliest presence of humans in Europe

For over a century, one of the earliest human fossils ever discovered in Spain has been long considered a Neandertal. However, new analysis from an international research team, including scientists at Binghamton University, State University of New Yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Researcher creates algorithms to predict arsenic contamination in private wells

Despite the risks to human health, testing for arsenic isn't required for most private drinking wells in New Jersey. To help address this regulatory gap, a Rutgers researcher developed a machine learning model that can estimate arsenic contamination.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Enhancing and protecting Canada"s carbon stocks is essential but insufficient to meet GHG emission targets: Report

Enhancing carbon storage in natural ecosystems could put a small but significant dent in Canada's GHG emissions, but an aggressive commitment to reducing human-caused emissions remains critically important, according to a new expert panel report from.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

More flexible than we thought: Worms provide new insights into the evolution and diversification of TGF-beta signaling

The TGF-ß cellular signaling network, essential to various functions in all metazoans and involved in many severe human pathologies like autoimmune diseases and cancer, is more flexible than previously thought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

What factors influence Chinese university students" food waste behavior?

Food waste is a major social problem that contributes to the overutilization of natural resources, affecting economic progress and environment protection. Food waste occurs at all stages of the food supply chain, including production, transportation.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Study finds climate change exacerbates the food gap between North and South Mediterranean countries

The Mediterranean region is widely acknowledged as one of the most exposed in the world to the effects of climate change, water scarcity, biodiversity loss and land degradation, coupled with a nutrition transition of its populations......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Report: Climate change for food projects

Many people working in local or community food projects already know that they need to review how they operate in order to ensure they are doing as much as possible to reduce future negative impacts on the climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Organic aerosols in remote regions are forming clouds and may have an underestimated effect on climate change

A research group from Nagoya University in Japan has developed a model to clarify the importance of analyzing the formation of clouds from human and natural particles. Since many climate models simplify the formation of atmospheric particles from org.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

The future of replacement organs is (quite possibly) here: Robust human intestinal organoids created in a lab

Growing miniature organ-like tissues in the lab is already within our reach. Now, researchers from Japan have developed a new approach that enables intestinal mini-organs to be grown more easily and efficiently in the lab. This holds immense promise.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Decoding the cell signals between young proteins and their "chaperones"

Of the 25,000 different proteins in the human body, insulin, antibodies, and collagen are among the few that perform their biological jobs by literally folding into 3D shapes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

A dangerous pesticide isn"t being monitored in key bird of prey populations. We"re shedding light on that gap

It was once regarded as a miracle chemical to protect against disease and improve global food production. The man who discovered its properties even won a Nobel Prize for medicine. But today, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is best known for it.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

"Harmless" Listeria species developing pathogenic resistance

In the food processing industry, the deadly bacteria Listeria monocytogenes is monitored closely. Not only can the bacteria make people extremely ill, it is known to be developing resistance to food safety measures around the world......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Researchers harness bacteria-eating viruses to create powerful food decontamination spray

Researchers at McMaster University have created a powerful new weapon against bacterial contamination and infection......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

What does Polly say? Community science data reveal species differences in vocal learning by parrots

While most animals don't learn their vocalizations, everyone knows that parrots do—they are excellent mimics of human speech. But how large is the vocabulary of different parrot species? Do males "talk" more than females? Does a parrot's vocabulary.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Online tool to support delivery of "whole school" approach to food

The UK government, as part of the Levelling-Up agenda, has advocated that all primary schools should develop a 'whole school food policy', which outlines how a school approaches food across the entire working day to support children in making healthy.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022

T. rex"s fancy footwork owed to special ligaments, study finds

How did Tyrannosaurus rex catch its food? Looking at T. rex's fossilized skull, the answer may seem obvious: monstrous jaws and sharp teeth capable of delivering a multi-ton bite force......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022

Veeam Backup for Salesforce helps users resolve issues and retrieve data

Veeam Software has launched the new Veeam Backup for Salesforce on Salesforce AppExchange which eliminates the risk of losing Salesforce data and metadata due to human error, integration issues and other data loss scenarios. This new solution from Ve.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2022

Over a year later, Musk’s Neuralink still 6 months from human trials

Lots of tech in development, but we're still waiting for indications of an application. Enlarge / The on-stage demo of the surgical robot practically extended into the audience. (credit: Neuralink) On Wednesday night, El.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022