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More flexible than we thought: Worms provide new insights into the evolution and diversification of TGF-beta signaling

The TGF-ß cellular signaling network, essential to various functions in all metazoans and involved in many severe human pathologies like autoimmune diseases and cancer, is more flexible than previously thought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 6th, 2022

Study shows that eggshells of large, flightless birds evolved along different tracks

Molecular analysis of the eggshell structure of large flightless birds such as ostriches and emus provides new insights into how they evolved......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 14 min. ago

The social code: Deciphering the genetic basis of hymenopteran social behavior

Since Darwin, biologists have been fascinated by the evolution of sociality. In its most extreme form, eusocial species exhibit a division of labor in which certain individuals perform reproductive tasks such as egg laying, while others play non-repr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 42 min. ago

Four months later – I was wrong about the Apple Watch Ultra

Four months after my initial review of the , a lot has changed in my opinion about it; many of the issues that first bothered me have turned out to not be so bad. At the same time, there are also features I thought were great, but have ended up bein.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 13 min. ago

ShardSecure partners with Entrust to address data security challenges

ShardSecure has forged a strategic technology alliance with Entrust to provide cloud data protection to a growing market of enterprise companies and medium-sized businesses. The ShardSecure-Entrust partnership, part of the Entrust Ready Technology Pa.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 31st, 2023

‘OpenCore’ tool that lets users run macOS Ventura on unsupported Macs is now available

Earlier this year, a group of developers created a tool that lets users install macOS Ventura on unsupported Macs, such as the “trash can” Mac Pro. While this tool was previously a beta software, the official release of OpenCore 6.0 is now avail.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

OneSpan acquires ProvenDB to address customers’ secure vaulting needs

OneSpan has agreed to acquire ProvenDB to provide a trust model for high assurance contracts and documents. ProvenDB will extend the capabilities of OneSpan’s Transaction Cloud Platform to both public and private blockchains and serve as a modern t.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

ICS vulnerabilities: Insights from advisories, how CVEs are reported

SynSaber recently released its second Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Vulnerabilities & CVEs Report. In this Help Net Security video, Ronnie Fabela, CTO at SynSaber, talks about the key findings: For the CVEs reported in the second half of 2022, 35%.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

A glut of wiper malware hits Ukrainian targets

ESET researchers have discovered yet another wiper malware used to target Ukrainian organizations. Dubbed SwiftSlicer, it is thought to be wielded by the Sandworm APT. Simultaneously, the Ukranian CERT has confirmed that the attackers who recently ai.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Viking brutality failed to wipe out monastery, dig finds

Anglo-Saxon monasteries were more resilient to Viking attacks than previously thought, archaeologists have concluded......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Sheriffs who see themselves as ultimate defenders of the Constitution are especially worried about gun rights

A gun control law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker of Illinois in January 2023 immediately faced opposition from a group key to the law's enforcement: sheriffs. They are county-level, locally elected public officials who run jails, provide courthouse sec.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Onsemi, Volkswagen team up for EV inverters

Onsemi has signed a strategic agreement with German automaker Volkswagen (VW) to provide modules and semiconductors that enable a complete electric vehicle (EV) traction inverter solution for VW's next-generation platform family, according to the US.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Robotaxis have a passenger problem that no one thought of

San Francisco officials are asking regulators to slow the expansion of robotaxi tests on public roads until the technology is more advanced......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

European farms mix things up to guard against food-supply shocks

Greater diversification could help agriculture withstand climate, economic and geopolitical crises......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Starry tail tells the tale of dwarf galaxy evolution

A giant diffuse tail of stars has been discovered emanating from a large, faint dwarf galaxy. The presence of a tail indicates that the galaxy has experienced recent interaction with another galaxy. This is an important clue for understanding how so.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Prairie voles without oxytocin receptors can bond with mates and young

The vital role of oxytocin—the "love hormone"—for social attachments is being called into question. More than 40 years of pharmacological and behavioral research has pointed to oxytocin receptor signaling as an essential pathway for the developme.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Weather radar, machine learning used to study how bird roosting habits are changing with climate

Birds including swallows and martins—known as aerial insectivores—control insect populations and insect-borne disease and provide hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of pest control for agriculture. But these feathered friends to humanity are.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Climate modelers add ocean biogeochemistry and fisheries to forecasts of future upwelling

A handful of hyper-productive fisheries provide sustenance to a billion people and employ tens of millions. These fisheries occur on the eastern edges of the world's oceans—off the West Coast of the U.S., the Canary Islands, Peru, Chile, and Bengue.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Rapid plant evolution may make coastal regions more susceptible to flooding and sea level rise, study shows

Evolution has occurred more rapidly than previously thought in the Chesapeake Bay wetlands, which may decrease the chance that coastal marshes can withstand future sea level rise. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame and collaborators have dem.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Fossil teeth reveal how brains developed in utero over millions of years of human evolution

Fossilized bones help tell the story of what human beings and our predecessors were doing hundreds of thousands of years ago. But how can you learn about important parts of our ancestors' life cycle—like pregnancy or gestation—that leave no obvio.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Small-scale octopus fisheries can provide sustainable source of vital nutrients for tropical coastal communities

Undernourished coastal communities in the tropics—where children's growth can be stunted by a lack of micronutrients—can get the vitamins and minerals they need from sustainable small-scale octopus fisheries, say researchers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023