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India"s endangered lion prides conquer disease to roam free

Three years after a deadly virus struck India's endangered Asiatic lions in their last remaining natural habitat, conservationists are hunting for new homes to help booming prides roam free......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 23rd, 2021

Retracing the history of the mutation that gave rise to cancer decades later

Researchers reconstructed the evolutionary history of cancer cells in two patients, tracing the timeline of the mutation that causes the disease to a cell of origin. In a 63-year-old patient, it occurred at around age 19; in a 34-year-old patient, at.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

Galapagos island gets 36 endangered giant tortoises

Three dozen endangered giant tortoises, born and raised in captivity, have been released into the wild on one of the Galapagos islands, where their kind is from......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

Rapid new automated genomics screening stamps out crop disease

Researchers at the Earlham Institute (EI) have created a new automated workflow using liquid handling robots to identify the genetic basis to prevent plant pathogens, which can be used on a much larger and rapid scale than current methods......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 34 min. ago

Energy company to breed endangered California condors to replace birds killed by turbine blades

They are among the top goals of California environmentalists: preserving endangered species and replacing fossil fuels with clean energy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 6 min. ago

AI System Can Sniff Out Disease as Well as Dogs Do

Researchers are training algorithms to emulate trained dogs’ ability to detect cancer and other diseases, perhaps including COVID-19 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

Indian state government website exposed COVID-19 lab test results

A security flaw in a website run by the government of West Bengal in India exposed the lab results of at least hundreds of thousands of residents, though likely millions, who took a COVID-19 test. The website is part of the West Bengal governmentR.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Accelerating gains in abdominal fat during menopause tied to heart disease risk

Women who experience an accelerated accumulation of abdominal fat during menopause are at greater risk of heart disease, even if their weight stays steady, according to a new analysis. The study -- based on a quarter century of data collected on hund.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News20 hr. 34 min. ago

Cashify raises $15 million for its second-hand smartphone business in India

Tens of millions of people each year purchase a second-hand smartphone in India, the world’s second-largest market. Phone makers and giant online sellers such as Amazon and Flipkart are aware of it, but it’s too much of a hassle for them to i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 34 min. ago

Microsoft"s Latest Garage App is For Recording Group Transcriptions

Microsoft's newest Garage app, the company's brand for more experimental apps, is Group Transcribe, which lets groups of people capture real-time collective meeting transcriptions using their phones. It's available for free right now on iOS. From a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Breakthrough greatly enhances ultrafast resolution achievable with X-ray free-electron lasers

A large international team of scientists from various research organizations, including the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, has developed a method that dramatically improves the already ultrafast time resolution achieva.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment

After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and had "statistically significant improvements" in emotional health, according to a study released Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Halo: MCC fans free nameplate for Women’s History Month

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is adding a new nameplate for Women's History Month as part of Microsoft's wider celebration......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Ford compensating Mustang Mach-E buyers for delays amid strong demand

The automaker said it would cover the first month's payment of up to $1,000 for some owners and provide more free charging as 4,500 vehicles are being held up by quality checks......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Amazon Fire TV expands live TV features, adds Alexa support for live content

Amazon is rolling out a new experience for its Fire TV platform that puts more focus on subscription-free streaming and other live content. The company today announced several new services are being integrated into its suite of Live features, includi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Hurry! Samsung Galaxy Buds+ are the cheapest they’ve been since the holidays

Amazon has slashed $40 off the price of the Samsung Galaxy Buds+, dropping your total from $150 to $110 with free shipping......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

CDC to release guide for life after vaccination—with normalcy still far off

There are small steps toward normal life, but most activities are still out of bounds. Enlarge / Dr. Rochelle Walensky, President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Centers for Disease Control. (credit: Getty | Chip Somodevilla) The Centers for Di.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Diversity of fish species supply endangered killer whale diet throughout the year

Endangered Southern Resident killer whales prey on a diversity of Chinook and other salmon. The stocks come from an enormous geographic range as far north as Alaska and as far south as California's Central Valley, a new analysis in PLOS ONE shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Postscript raises $35M to give Shopify stores SMS superpowers

Postscript helps Shopify stores stay in touch with customers via SMS, with a focus on keeping everything opt-in, legally compliant, and spam free. The company raised $4.5M back at the end of 2019; this morning it’s announcing it has raised a $3.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Daan Roosegaarde develops Urban Sun to make public spaces "virus-free in minutes"

Studio Roosegaarde has built a light that uses ultraviolet radiation to sanitise outdoor spaces, claiming this could reduce the risk of people contracting Covid-19. Read more Studio Roosegaarde has built a light that uses ultraviolet radiati.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Filming a 3-D video of a virus with "instantaneous light" and AI

It is millions of trillions of times brighter than sunlight and a whopping 1,000 trillionth of a second, appropriately called 'instantaneous light'—the X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) light that opens a new scientific paradigm. Combining it with A.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021