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Is gig work compatible with employment status? Study finds reclassification benefits both workers and platforms

As California legal challenges to the treatment and classification of so-called gig work continues apace, a Massachusetts trial over the same issues touched off this week......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 20th, 2024

Snapchat Planets: What’s the order, and what do they mean?

If you use Snapchat, you've probably heard of Snapchat Planets. What is the feature, how does it work, and what does it mean? You've come to the right place......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Untangling the entangled: Quantum study shines fresh light on how neutrinos fuel supernovae

Researchers used quantum simulations to obtain new insights into the nature of neutrinos—the mysterious subatomic particles that abound throughout the universe—and their role in the deaths of massive stars......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Imposter calls become the top threat as robocalls decline: How to protect your phone number and stop spam

We’ve seen carriers and the FTC work to reduce the problem of robocalls in recent years but imposter calls remain a top scam. Want to protect yourself and your family? Incogni makes removing your personal information from the web and blocking spam.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Apple @ Work: What’s new with Apple device management for iOS 18, macOS Sequoia, and more?

Apple @ Work is exclusively brought to you by Mosyle, the only Apple Unified Platform. Mosyle is the only solution that integrates in a single professional-grade platform all the solutions necessary to seamlessly and automatically deploy, manage & pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Protected areas can boost biodiversity and local economies

Protected areas, like nature reserves, can conserve biodiversity without harming local economic growth, countering a common belief that conservation restricts development. A new study outlines what is needed for conservation to benefit both nature an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Supporting the right small changes can have big impacts on climate action, say researchers

Small changes in our everyday actions can trigger significant, rapid societal shifts especially when it comes to climate action. A new IIASA-led study highlights the importance of analyzing these dynamics with a comprehensive framework to harness the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study suggests pawn loans compound the pain for many

Australia's pawnbroking industry is too lightly regulated, harming vulnerable consumers and leaving them in greater financial distress, according to new research by the University of Melbourne. The work is available in the University of Queensland La.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

The "15-minute city" might not be realistic for North America, researchers find

In the "15-minute city," a concept popularized in Europe, everything a resident might need on a daily basis is a short walk or bicycle ride away. A study by Transportation Research at McGill University (TRAM) suggests, however, that this model may no.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Cooling "blood oranges" could make them even healthier—a bonus for consumers

An orange teeming with antioxidants and other health benefits may be a shot in the arm for consumers and citrus growers, if the fruit is stored at cool temperatures, a new University of Florida study shows. The findings are published in the journal F.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Blooming through adversity: Roses" genetic defense against salinity stress

A cutting-edge study illuminates the intricate mechanisms of rose plants' resistance to salt stress, a critical issue for global agriculture. The research identifies the phenylpropane pathway, especially flavonoids, as key to this tolerance, offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study dissects histochemical localization and biosynthesis molecular mechanisms of Bletilla striata polysaccharides

The dry pseudobulb of the plant Bletilla striata Rchb. f. (Orchidaceae), spelled BaiJi in Chinese as an important traditional Chinese medicine, has the effects of astringent hemostasis, detumescence, and promotion of muscle growth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Unlocking broccoli"s genome: Key to enhanced health benefits

Broccoli is renowned for its health benefits, primarily due to its rich glucosinolate (GSL) content, which has anti-carcinogenic and antioxidant properties. Despite extensive studies on Brassica species, the genetic basis for GSL diversity remains un.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Focusing micromechanical polaritons in topologically nontrivial hyperbolic metasurfaces

Dr. Johan Christensen, leader of IMDEA Materials Institute's Mechanical and Acoustic Metamaterials research group, is among the researchers behind a pioneering study exploring the topological properties of metamaterials......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Ariane 6 launches: Splashdown for Nyx Bikini

Europe's newest rocket soon launches, taking with it many space missions each with a unique objective, destination and team at home, cheering them on. Whether launching new satellites to look back and study Earth, peer out to deep space or test impor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Many more bacteria produce greenhouse gases than previously thought, study finds

Caltech researchers have discovered a new class of enzymes that enable a myriad of bacteria to "breathe" nitrate when in low-oxygen conditions. While this is an evolutionary advantage for bacterial survival, the process produces the greenhouse gas ni.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Unlocking the entrepreneurial brain: New perspectives on cognitive flexibility

In a recent study led by the University of Liège researchers delved into the intersection of the fields of entrepreneurship and neuroscience, looking specifically at the cognitive flexibility of habitual entrepreneurs—those who repeatedly launch n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study challenges popular idea that Easter islanders committed "ecocide"

Some 1,000 years ago, a small band of Polynesians sailed thousands of miles across the Pacific to settle one of the world's most isolated places—a small, previously uninhabited island they named Rapa Nui. There, they erected hundreds of "moai," or.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

How to enable secure boot in Windows 11

Secure Boot is a setting that makes sure only official software runs on your PC, and it needs to be enabled for Windows 11 to work. Here's how to enable it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Spotify adds cheaper ‘Basic’ plan that ditches audiobooks

After increasing its prices across the board a few weeks ago, Spotify has now announced a new “Basic” tier for $10.99 per month in the United States. This plan, Spotify says, offers all of the same Spotify Premium benefits, but without the monthl.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

This app is like Screen Time on steroids, making you actually follow your iPhone limits

Apple’s Screen Time tools need some work. Not counting serious bugs that go unfixed far too long, one of Screen Time’s major drawbacks is that any limits you set can be easily bypassed. Ultimately, your desire to make healthier technology choices.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024