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Macron says G7 countries should work together to tackle toxic online content

In a press conference at the Élysée Palace, French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated his focus on online regulation, and more particularly toxic content. He called for more international cooperation as the Group of Seven (G7) summit is taking pl.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchJun 10th, 2021

New research finds 1M deaths in 2017 attributable to fossil fuel combustion

An interdisciplinary group of researchers from across the globe has comprehensively examined the sources and health effects of air pollution—not just on a global scale, but also individually for more than 200 countries......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

Pollutant concentration increases in the franciscana dolphin

The concentration of potentially toxic metals is increasing in the population of the franciscana dolphin—a small cetacean, endemic to the Rio de la Plata and an endangered species— according to a study led by a team of the Faculty of Biology and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

Toxin-adapted fish pass down epigenetic mutations to freshwater offspring

You can take a fish out of toxic water, but its epigenetic mutations will remain for at least two generations......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

Lab peers inside 2D crystal synthesis

Scientific studies describing the most basic processes often have the greatest impact in the long run. A new work by Rice University engineers could be one such, and it's a gas, gas, gas for nanomaterials......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

Intel Raptor Lake CPUs: Everything we know about the 13th-gen processors

Even though 12th-gen Alder Lake won't arrive until later this year, Intel is already hard at work making its 13th-gen Raptor Lake more appealing to gamers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 19 min. ago

G7 Calls on Russia To Crack Down on Ransomware Gangs

In light of the recent wave of high-profile ransomware attacks that have caused havoc in the US and Europe, the member states of the G7 group have called on Russia and other countries to crack down on ransomware gangs operating within their borders......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 19 min. ago

A simple nudge isn"t enough to tackle fake news, but these tactics could help

One high-profile theory of why people share fake news says that they aren't paying sufficient attention. The proposed solution is therefore to nudge people in the right direction. For example, "accuracy primes"—short reminders intended to shift peo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 18 min. ago

How to watch a livestream of NASA’s spacewalk on Wednesday

NASA and its European counterpart, ESA, are preparing for a spacewalk that will take place on Wednesday, June 16. Here's how you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago

How to watch a livestream of NASA spacewalk on Wednesday

NASA and its European counterpart, ESA, are preparing for a spacewalk that will take place on Wednesday, June 16. Here's how you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

SumTotal"s "ToolBook" (Older RAD/Content Authoring Tool) Is Approaching Its End-of-Life

Long-time Slashdot reader thegreatbob writes: The old RAD/content authoring system, ToolBook, appears to be entering the final phase of its EOL process. Sumtotal/Skillsoft (the current owner, under which meaningful development effectively ceased) 'm.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Dartmouth Abandons Controversial Online Cheating Investigation at Medical School

Dartmouth's Geisel medical school is dropping its investigation into alleged online cheating, the New York Times reports: In March, Dartmouth charged 17 students with cheating based on a review of certain online-activity data on Canvas — a pop.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: The Siege of Paris DLC will launch this summer

The next Assassin's Creed Valhalla expansion, The Siege of Paris, will launch later this summer. Ubisoft also promised additional content during year two......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Amazon, eBay Fight Legislation That Would Unmask Third-Party Sellers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Amazon and a who's who of online-only retailers are trying to kill proposed federal and state legislation that would make the companies disclose contact information for third-party sellers. The b.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Best cheap Beats headphone deals for June 2021

We've scoured through deals from online retailers to find the best Beats deals so we can share with you the best cheap Beats headphones available......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

For love of birds: Backyard sleuths boost scientists" work

Georgetown University ecologist Emily Williams first became fascinated with birds not because of their beauty, or their sweet songs. She was riveted by their extraordinary travels......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Final Fantasy VII Intergrade’s exuberant main character makes upgrade a joy

Yuffie's exuberant character animations make Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade's new content into a delightful experience......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Amazon, eBay fight legislation that would unmask third-party sellers

Federal and state bills come as e-commerce gains ground. Enlarge / Boxes move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey. (credit: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg) Amazon and a who’s who of online-onl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Facebook Accounts For Over Half of Sex Trafficing Recruitment

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CBS News: The majority of online recruitment in active sex trafficking cases in the U.S. last year took place on Facebook, according to the Human Trafficking Institute's 2020 Federal Human Trafficking Report......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Global experts identify key options to tackle biodiversity and climate crises

A University of Plymouth researcher is among the authors of a new report into the causes, effects and solutions of our biodiversity and climate crises and the importance of tackling them in tandem......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

97% of Indigenous people report seeing negative social media content weekly

Social media offers many benefits to Indigenous peoples, such as ways to establish and navigate identity, build and maintain strong connections to family and community, and seek and offer mutual support. While there are these positive experiences, ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021