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Language extinction triggers loss of unique medicinal knowledge

Indigenous peoples pass on their knowledge of medicinal plants orally. If their languages go extinct, valuable medical knowledge will be lost. A study estimates that 75% of the world's medicinal plant applications are only known in one language......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyJun 10th, 2021

Free and nutritious school lunches help create richer and healthier adults

Universal school lunch programs make students healthier, and increase their lifetime income by 3%, according to a unique study from Lund University in Sweden published in The Review of Economic Studies......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 9 min. ago

The best gaming mice

In addition to high performance, gaming mice are just fun to own thanks to unique designs and pretty lighting......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 10 min. ago

Linus Torvalds Tells Anti-Vaxxer To Shut Up On Linux Mailing List

Linus Torvalds was "clearly unamused" by a "humanoid conspiracy theory, and also on its discussion in a Linux kernel topic thread," reports Neowin. They add that Torvalds "weighed in quite heavily with some very strong language, mixed with some biolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

MySQL 101: Installation, care, and feeding on Ubuntu

If you've got 15 minutes, we can show you the ropes of basic MySQL management. Enlarge / Warning: Learning the care and feeding of MySQL instances does not grant knowledge of or safe interaction with actual marine mammals. (credit: Oracle) One.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

How gender norms and job loss affect relationship status

In cultures that place a high value on conventional gender norms, particularly those that prize men as the breadwinners in a family, their unemployment plays an outsized role in whether a romantic relationship ultimately succeeds or fails......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

UN: Don"t forget to save species while fixing global warming

To save the planet, the world needs to tackle the crises of climate change and species loss together, taking measures that fix both and not just one, United Nations scientists said......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Virgin Orbit will livestream its next rocket mission. Here’s what to expect

Virgin Orbit will livestream its next mission later this month offering what promises to be a spectacular view of its unique satellite delivery system......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Language extinction triggers loss of unique medicinal knowledge

Indigenous peoples pass on their knowledge of medicinal plants orally. If their languages go extinct, valuable medical knowledge will be lost. A study estimates that 75% of the world's medicinal plant applications are only known in one language......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

These MacOS Monterey features are exclusive to the newer M1 Macs

Apple’s incoming macOS Monterey update has some unique features in Facetime and Apple Maps, which those with Intel-based Macs won’t be able to enjoy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

PSA: Intel releases new Wi-Fi drivers for Windows 10

Intel's latest Wi-Fi driver for Windows 10 fixes random loss of connectivity using Intel Dual Band Wireless AC-8260 and AC-8265 adapters, in addition to security and functionality updates......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Three factors may predict college students" loss of self-control, study finds

Joining a club that sparks a new interest, playing a new intramural sport or finding a new group of friends may be just as indicative of a college freshman's loss of self-control as drinking or drug use, according to new research at West Virginia Uni.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Deforestation is driven by global markets

The world is at a crossroads, as humanity tries to mitigate climate change and halt biodiversity loss, while still securing a supply of food for everyone. A recent study in Nature Communications shows that global demands for commodities, especially i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Study of Harvey flooding aids in quantifying climate change

How much do the effects of climate change contribute to extreme weather events? It's hard to say—the variables involved are plentiful, each event is unique, and we can only do so much to investigate what didn't happen. But a new paper from Lawrence.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Amazon Gets UK Antitrust Scrutiny On Data Usage, FT Says

Amazon.com is getting U.K. antitrust scrutiny into how it uses data from smaller sellers on its site, the Financial Times reported, citing three people with knowledge of the matter. From a report: The Competition and Markets Authority has been analyz.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Nepal"s unique lightning signature involves up to four strikes per flash

While every lightning flash is unique in the way the discharge travels through the atmosphere, whether cloud-to-cloud, cloud-to-ground or the more esoteric sprites, halos, jets, and elves of the upper atmosphere. There are common features in these di.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Commit raises $6M seed round to match senior engineers to startups they want to work for

Commit, a Vancouver, Canada-based startup that has a unique approach to matching up engineers looking for a new job to early-stage startups that want to hire them, today announced that it has raised a $6 million seed round. Accomplice led the round,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

What Color is Mikado and How You Can Use It in Your Home Decor

“Mikado is the New Black!” Before you turn away from yellow, consider this earthy, unique shade from the color palette. Not many people have heard of the color “Mikado.” More so, many have actually seen the color, but they didn’t know t.....»»

Category: infraSource:  architecturelabRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Men with sensory loss are more likely to be obese

Men who suffer sensory loss, particularly hearing loss, are more likely to be physically inactive and obese than women, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

New single-atom catalysis boots reductive amination reaction

The geometric isolation of metal species in single-atom catalysis (SACs) not only maximizes the atomic utilization efficiency, but also endows SACs with unique selectivity in various transformations......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Climate warming to increase carbon loss in Canadian peatland by 103 per cent

Carbon loss in Canadian peatland is projected to increase by 103 percent under a high emission scenario, according to new research led by scientists from the University of Waterloo......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021