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Memory-induced Magnus effect: Looking at the unexpected curveball in miniature

Whether you are familiar with the term "Magnus effect" or not, you have certainly seen it in action. It is when a spinning ball—for instance in football, cricket or baseball—bends away from its expected trajectory, often to the surprise of the op.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 26th, 2023

Expecting the unexpected could help us prepare for climate extremes

The U.S. Pacific Northwest experienced an unprecedented heat wave in summer 2021, with many locations in the region breaking all-time maximum temperature records by more than 9 °F (5 °C). Although weather models had forecasted the warmer-than-avera.....»»

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Scientists study effect of boron nitride microribbon on ceramic properties

In recent years, the high complexity of integrated devices has made heat accumulation increasingly critical and has resulted in higher heat dissipation requirements for substrates and packaging materials. In this study, boron nitride microribbon (BNM.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

Researchers develop piezocatalytically-induced controllable mineralization scaffold with bone-like microenvironment

Inspired by nature, the researchers developed a piezocatalytically-induced controlled mineralization strategy using piezoelectric polymer poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) fibers with ordered micro-nano structures to prepare biomimetic tissue engineering sca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

From genes to growth: The science behind miniature apple trees

Apple farming heavily relies on dwarfing rootstocks like M9 for high-density planting and improved fruit quality. However, the exact mechanisms behind the dwarfing effect remain unclear. Previous studies have indicated that dwarfing traits are comple.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2024

The Nvidia RTX 5070 might come with an unexpected downgrade

A well-known leaker has shared specs for Nvidia's upcoming RTX 50-series GPUs, and some of them could come with a cut to core count......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Earthquakes are shaking North Georgia: Here"s what may be behind them

The Peach State is not typically a hotbed of seismic activity, but residents in pockets of North Georgia have been feeling some unexpected vibrations lately after the area was jolted by four small earthquakes over the last week......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Thermoelectric effect between two liquid materials observed for the first time

A trio of physicists at Sorbonne Université, in France, has observed a thermoelectric effect between two liquid materials for the first time. In their study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Marlone Vernet, Stephan Fauve.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

GDPR turns six: Expert discusses AI impact

The European Union’s GDPR policy came into effect six years ago. Since then, it has become widely regarded as the standard for data sharing, but the rise of new technology has questioned its suitability and relevance. In this Help Net Security vide.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 11th, 2024

Excessive vegetation in Arabia triggered massive butterfly migrations in 2019 across Europe and Africa: Study

Throughout much of 2019, Europe was filled with migrating butterflies. Specifically, millions of Vanessa cardui butterflies (the painted lady) created an extraordinary natural spectacle that left a lasting impression on the collective memory of many.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2024

Killer deal: 16-inch MacBook Pro with M2 Max chip, 32GB RAM drops to $2,599

Save $900 on the loaded M2 Max MacBook Pro with a 38-core GPU, 32GB unified memory and 1TB of storage. This blowout deal delivers the lowest price on record for the premium laptop.Snap up the lowest price ever on an M2 Max MacBook Pro.To unlock the s.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 7th, 2024

New camera design can ID threats faster, using less memory

New system is a mix of traditional camera and one that only highlights changes. Enlarge (credit: Witthaya Prasongsin) Elon Musk, back in October 2021, tweeted that “humans drive with eyes and biological neural nets, so.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 7th, 2024

New Steam Deck competitor lets you easily swap in more RAM, storage

Adata embraces the CAMM2 memory standard for its intriguing handheld prototype. Enlarge / A slide-up screen is just one of the novel features for Adata's Steam Deck clone. (credit: RetroHandhelds) For PC gamers used to t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 7th, 2024

Google avoids jury trial by sending $2.3 million check to US government

Google gets a bench trial after sending unexpected check to Justice Department. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Justin Sullivan ) Google has achieved its goal of avoiding a jury trial in one antitrust case after sending.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 7th, 2024

Boeing Starliner crew aboard ISS after challenging docking

A Boeing Starliner capsule carrying its first ever astronauts docked with the International Space Station on Thursday after overcoming unexpected challenges arising from thruster malfunctions and helium leaks......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 7th, 2024

Computex was massive for one unexpected product category

From small form factors to massive enclosures capable of accommodating server motherboards, we look at some of the best PC cases from Computex 2024......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 6th, 2024

An unexpected company is about to announce a new smartphone

A new smartphone is being announced this month, and it's coming from a company you probably didn't expect to launch a new phone in 2024......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 6th, 2024

Rate of global warming caused by humans is at an all-time high, say scientists

The second annual Indicators of Global Climate Change report, which is led by the University of Leeds, reveals that human-induced warming has risen to 1.19 °C over the past decade (2014-2023)—an increase from the 1.14 °C seen in 2013-2022 (set ou.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 4th, 2024

Save up to $350 on every M3 MacBook Pro, plus get up to $80 off AppleCare

Steep price drops are in effect on every MacBook Pro, with exclusive discounts on the M3 14-inch and 16-inch laptops in addition to promo code savings on three years of AppleCare.Save up to $350 on every M3 MacBook Pro.June discounts are in full swin.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 4th, 2024

ISPs seek halt of net neutrality rules before they take effect next month

Fate of net neutrality may hinge on Supreme Court's "major questions" doctrine. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Yuichiro Chino) As expected, broadband industry lobby groups have sued the Federal Communications Commission.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 4th, 2024

Hiring pressures to diversify are influencing patterns of discrimination in unexpected ways

In 2004, a pair of economists published a landmark study to measure discrimination in the labor market. In the study, the researchers applied to real job openings with fictitious applicants but changed the applicant names to reflect a different gende.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 4th, 2024