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It’s all in the ink: Vinland Map is definitely a fake, new analysis finds

“There is no reasonable doubt here. This new analysis should put the matter to rest.” Enlarge / The Vinland Map purports to be a 15th-century map with a pre-Columbian depiction of the North American Coast. A new analysis has confirmed that t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaSep 14th, 2021

Learn all about Apple"s M1 with this 350-page deep dive

Handley’s technical analysis involved multiple experiments, and lots of reading up on Apple patents and related literature. It’s the sort of deep dive that’s likely only going to appeal to serious hardware enthusiasts and engineering types –.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Scientists develop a statistical fix for archaeology"s dating problem

Archeologists have long had a dating problem. The radiocarbon analysis typically used to reconstruct past human demographic changes relies on a method easily skewed by radiocarbon calibration curves and measurement uncertainty. And there's never been.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Study finds some shark species tougher than others when it comes to surviving catch and release

A new landmark study of over 300 sharks found that some species are extremely resilient to the stress of being caught and released in commercial longline fisheries while other species are much more likely to die......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Constructor finds $55M for tech that powers search and discovery for e-commerce businesses

One of the biggest problems in the world of e-commerce is the predicament of shopping cart abandonment: when shoppers aren’t getting to what they want fast enough — whether it’s finding the right item, or paying for it in a quick an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Astrophysicists identify large reservoirs of precursor molecules necessary for life in the birthplaces of planets

Analysis of unique fingerprints in light emitted from material surrounding young stars has revealed "significant reservoirs" of large organic molecules necessary to form the basis of life, say researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

It’s all in the ink: Vinland Map is definitely a fake, new analysis finds

“There is no reasonable doubt here. This new analysis should put the matter to rest.” Enlarge / The Vinland Map purports to be a 15th-century map with a pre-Columbian depiction of the North American Coast. A new analysis has confirmed that t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Software tool that finds spots for water-quality devices will work in Northeast

A computer software package widely used in the Midwest to strategically position riparian buffers and other structures aimed at protecting water quality on agricultural land can be used effectively in the eastern United States, with some limitations,.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Urban stormwater study finds little difference between managed, unmanaged flows

At a time when many municipalities are seeking to control urban stormwater by investing heavily in green infrastructure—such as water-quality ponds, infiltration basins, porous pavement and riparian plantings—a new study suggests that these expen.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Fixing protein production errors lengthens lifespan

Reducing naturally occurring errors in protein synthesis (production) improves both health and lifespan, finds a new study in simple model organisms led by researchers at UCL and MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Algorithm finds personalized sound zones in cars for driver, passengers

Creating an individualized listening experience for each passenger has been an ambition for the auto industry for decades. The acoustically changing nature of the car cabin has hampered making such personalized sound zones (PSZs) a reality......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Rethink "cost-benefit analysis" to tackle climate crisis

In a new paper, a group of leading researchers and policy experts argue that improving and enriching existing policy analysis methods – including costs and benefits among multiple other factors such as uncertainty, resilience and a better understan.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Public will pay over $500 million a year for hurricane forecast improvements, study finds

A recent survey of people recently affected by hurricanes across four states found that the public is willing to pay more than $500 million a year to improve hurricane forecasts. The study, led by a group of atmospheric scientists and economists at t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Music industry revenues increased 27 percent in the first half of 2021, RIAA report finds

Streaming music continues to be the biggest cash cow for the music industry, accounting for 84 percent of all US music industry revenues in the first half of 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Here"s How Much Food Contributes to Climate Change

Animal-based foods produce about twice the emissions of plant-based ones, a new comprehensive study finds -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Dutch court finds Uber drivers are employees

Dutch court finds Uber drivers are employees.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Mammoth Tusk Analysis Reveals Epic Lifetime Journey around Alaska

Researchers find the mammoth walked far enough to circle the globe twice -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Should we care about the lives of our kids’ kids’ kids’ kids’…

We live during a time of live, real-time culture. Telecasts, spontaneous tweetstorms, on-the-scene streams, rapid-response analysis, war rooms, Clubhouses, vlogging. We have to interact with the here and now, feel that frisson of action. It’s a com.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

How a Duck Learned to Say ‘You Bloody Fool’

Voice analysis of a 34-year-old recording proves that Ripper the musk duck “independently evolved” to mimic his human caretakers......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

ODMs are joining smart healthcare

COVID has propelled the application of AI in remote healthcare and demand for smart healthcare equipment is gradually picking up, according to a recent analysis by Deloitte......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 13th, 2021

Ask Slashdot: Why Is Firefox Losing Users?

This weekend finds some long-time Slashdot readers debating why research shows Firefox losing market share. Long-time Slashdot reader chiguy shares one theory: "Firefox keeps losing users, according to this rant, because it arrogantly refuses to list.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsSep 12th, 2021