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Microbiome boost may help corals resist bleaching

Providing corals with cocktails of natural probiotics could enhance their tolerance to stress and reduce mortality in coral bleaching events......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 23rd, 2021

How Microsoft Plans To Give Virtual Reality Apps a Big Boost

The market for virtual and augmented reality products has developed slower than expected, but Microsoft is seeking to accelerate the sector by making it much easier for people to connect from different locations and with different kinds of devices. F.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Identification of a protective protein that reduces the severity of COVID-19

Researchers have discovered that increased levels of the protein OAS1 are associated with reduced mortality and less severe disease requiring ventilation among patients with COVID-19. Using drugs that boost OAS1 levels could be explored to try to imp.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Two new models boost accuracy in assessing which COVID-19 patients face the greatest risk of mechanical ventilation and death

A pair of novel calculators could help hospitals predict patient outcomes and better allocate scarce resources such as ICU beds and ventilators......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Half a trillion corals: World-first coral count prompts rethink of extinction risks

For the first time, scientists have assessed how many corals there are in the Pacific Ocean—and evaluated their risk of extinction......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

New brine processor increases water recycling on International Space Station

NASA's newest technology demonstration, which launched on Northrop Grumman's 15th commercial resupply services mission, is designed to improve water recycling on the International Space Station and boost the efficiency of water recycling for the Arte.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Geothermal startups get another boost from Chevron as the oil giant backs a geothermal project developer

Geothermal startups get another boost from Chevron as the oil giant backs a geothermal project developer.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Step one: Find weak links in U.S. supply chains

President Joe Biden's directive to identify risks in the nation's critical lines is part of an effort to boost domestic manufacturing and address the global semiconductor chip shortage......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Nvidia’s resizable BAR explained: What is it and how can you gaming boost?

Nvidia debuted Resizable BAR on its RTX 3060, and its coming to other RTX 3000 cards in March, allowing gamers to get a boost in select titles......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

American incomes surge in January due to pandemic aid

An injection of pandemic aid filled Americans' wallets last month, though spending rose modestly, according to government data released Friday, giving a boost to the economy as it claws its way back from recession......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

MediaTek wins more TSMC support to boost 5G chip shipments

MediaTek has obtained sufficient 6nm and 7nm process capacity at TSMC, which will allow the mobile SoC specialist to boost its 5G chip shipments in 2021, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Theory could accelerate push for spintronic devices

A new theory by Rice University scientists could boost the growing field of spintronics, devices that depend on the state of an electron as much as the brute electrical force required to push it......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Scientists achieve breakthrough in culturing corals and sea anemones cells

Researchers have perfected the recipe for keeping sea anemone and coral cells alive in a petri dish for up to 12 days. The new study has important applications to study everything from evolutionary biology to human health......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

The best Beats headphone deals on Amazon today – Powerbeats, Solo3, Studio3

To boost your audio experience for music, movies, or video games, take a look at Amazon's deals for the Beats Powerbeats Pro, Beats Studio3, and Beats Solo3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Speedier network analysis for a range of computer hardware developed

MIT researchers developed software to more efficiently run graph applications on a range of computing hardware, including both CPUs and GPUs. The advance could boost analysis of social networks, recommendation algorithms, and internet search......»»

Category: softwareSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Berlin’s MorphAIs hopes its AI algorithms will put its early-stage VC fund ahead of the pack

MorphAIs is a new VC out of Berlin, aiming to leverage AI algorithms to boost its investment decisions in early-stage startups. But there’s a catch: it hasn’t raised a fund yet. The firm was founded by Eva-Valérie Gfrerer who was previou.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Automated savings tools boost bank accounts for some, but the benefits are limited, study shows

Banking tools that automate saving money work as intended for many people—but are ineffective for others, according to new Case Western Reserve University research......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Scientists achieve breakthrough in culturing corals and sea anemones cells

Researchers have perfected the recipe for keeping sea anemone and coral cells alive in a petri dish for up to 12 days. The new study, led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, has important.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Rainmaking launches Motion Ventures to boost innovation in the maritime industry

A new fund has launched, with backing from the Singaporean government, to support tech innovation for the maritime industry. Called Motion Ventures, it is targeting $30 million SGD (about $22.8 million USD) and has completed its first close, with Wil.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Turbocharging the killing power of immune cells against cancer

Creating 'super soldiers' of specific white blood cells to boost an anti-tumor response has been shown in a series of elegant experiments......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Lifestyle benefits startup Fringe gets a pandemic boost, raises seed round

Employers today often use perks to attract new talent in the form of discounts and deals, commuter funds, gym memberships, childcare, free lunches and more. But the pandemic has impacted what sort of in-office or other in-person perks employees can a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021