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Meat, legume or rice-based dishes tend to have a larger biodiversity footprint, study shows

Dishes like Brazilian steak and Indian kidney bean curry have an especially large biodiversity footprint, or impact on biodiversity, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Elissa Cheng from the National University of Si.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 21st, 2024

Microsoft’s Phi-3 shows the surprising power of small, locally run AI language models

Microsoft’s 3.8B parameter Phi-3 may rival GPT-3.5, signaling a new era of “small language models." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) On Tuesday, Microsoft announced a new, freely available lightweight AI language model.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 28 min. ago

Scientists study lipids cell by cell, making new cancer research possible

Imagine being able to look inside a single cancer cell and see how it communicates with its neighbors. Scientists are celebrating a new technique that lets them study the fatty contents of cancer cells, one by one......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

Column: What’s under the Tesla Cybertruck’s skin? Teardown expert Sandy Munro shows us

Teardown expert Sandy Munro bought two Cybertrucks, one to tear down piece by piece and examine, and the other to drive. Munro, 75, detailed for Automotive News much of what he's seen of the Cybertruck's underpinnings......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 0 min. ago

Chery, B-ON form electric van JV for N. America, Europe

The venture will give B-ON access to funding and Chery's supply chain and manufacturing footprint while offering the Chinese state-backed automaker access to European and U.S. markets......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

Column: Column: What’s under the Tesla Cybertruck’s skin? Teardown expert Sandy Munro shows us

Teardown expert Sandy Munro bought two Cybertrucks, one to tear down piece by piece and examine, and the other to drive. Munro, 75, detailed for Automotive News much of what he's seen of the Cybertruck's underpinnings......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 28 min. ago

Should family members be in charge of family businesses? We analyzed 175 studies to understand how a family CEO pays off

From Hermes to Smuckers to the fictional Waystar Royco of HBO's "Succession," family businesses often choose their CEOs from the ranks of kin. But is this a good business decision? As researchers who study entrepreneurship and management, we wanted t.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

Spintronics research shows material"s magnetic properties can predict how a spin current changes with temperature

Spintronics is a field garnering immense attention for its range of potential advantages for conventional electronics. These include reducing power consumption, high-speed operation, non-volatility, and the potential for new functionalities......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

How creating less-gassy cows could help fight climate change

A Curtin University study has revealed breeding less-flatulent cows and restoring agricultural land could significantly reduce rising methane emission levels, which play a considerable role in climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

Study finds climate change is helping tropical fish invade Australian ocean water

A University of Adelaide study of shallow-water fish communities on rocky reefs in south-eastern Australia has found climate change is helping tropical fish species invade temperate Australian waters. The work is published in the Journal of Animal Ec.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

Grüner Veltliner white wine could be the toast of Pennsylvania, study suggests

States that are associated with signature varietals of wine can realize an economic benefit—some examples are regions in California linked with zinfandel, cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay, Oregon with pinot noir and the Finger Lakes region of New.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

Gone in a puff of smoke: 52,000 square kilometers of "long unburnt" Australian habitat has vanished in 40 years

Landscapes that have escaped fire for decades or centuries tend to harbor vital structures for wildlife, such as tree hollows and large logs. But these "long unburnt" habitats can be eliminated by a single blaze......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 28 min. ago

CMS Collaboration observes new all-heavy quark structures

For over a decade, the CMS Collaboration, a large team of researchers based at different institutes worldwide, has been analyzing data collected at the Compact Muon Solenoid, a general-purpose particle detector at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC)......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Researchers create artificial cells that act like living cells

In a new study published in Nature Chemistry, UNC-Chapel Hill researcher Ronit Freeman and her colleagues describe the steps they took to manipulate DNA and proteins—essential building blocks of life—to create cells that look and act like cells f.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Plant-Based Meat Boomed. Here Comes the Bust

Sales of vegan meat are trending downward in the US, with companies scrambling to win back customers......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News9 hr. 28 min. ago

Study shines light on properties and promise of hexagonal boron nitride, used in electronic and photonics technologies

Single-photon emitters (SPEs) are akin to microscopic lightbulbs that emit only one photon (a quantum of light) at a time. These tiny structures hold immense importance for the development of quantum technology, particularly in applications such as s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 28 min. ago

Study shows it"s not too late to save the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

New research has found a "missing piece of the puzzle" of West Antarctic Ice Sheet melt, revealing that the collapse of the ice sheet in the Ross Sea region can be prevented—if we keep to a low-emissions pathway......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 28 min. ago

Novel method could explore gluon saturation at the future electron-ion collider

The U.S. nuclear physics community is preparing to build the electron–ion collider (EIC), a flagship facility for probing the properties of matter and the strong nuclear force that holds matter together. The EIC will allow scientists to study how n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 28 min. ago

New small molecule helps scientists study regeneration

Regenerating damaged tissues or organs has been a dream of scientists for decades. Now, researchers at the FMI and Novartis Biomedical Research have discovered a new molecule that activates a protein involved in regeneration. The tool holds promise f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 28 min. ago

3 Netflix shows we can’t wait to see in May 2024

The three Netflix shows you need to watch in May 2024 include a thriller with Benedict Cumberbatch, a drama with Jeff Daniels, and a mystery set in Ireland......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 28 min. ago

Hands-on Video Shows the Pixel 8a in Blue and Green

Another day, another leak. The post Hands-on Video Shows the Pixel 8a in Blue and Green appeared first on Phandroid. Google’s much-leaked Pixel 8a is still “officially” under wraps, although it looks like the phone has ma.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago