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

Orangutan male success not due to dominance alone, study finds

In primates, the biggest, bossiest males usually get to father the most offspring; and for a long time it was thought that this rule applied to orangutans too. Male orangutans openly compete; and it's the older males with hefty cheek pads, known as ".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News30 min. ago

Research pieces ancient ecosystems together to reveal new details about the end-Triassic mass extinction

Startling new insights into the catastrophic impact of one of the most devastating events in Earth's history have been revealed by a team led by researchers with the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. More than deepening our understa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News30 min. ago

macOS Sonoma 14.2 now has a second release candidate for beta testers

Apple has just seeded developer beta and public beta testers with the second macOS Sonoma 14.2 release candidate this week. The build increases from version 23C63 to version 23C64. Release notes follow: more….....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

M3 MacBook Air coming early 2024, Beeper brings iMessage to Android, iOS 17.2 beta features

iOS 17.2 beta release candidate is here with a few surprise changes in store, while Apple formally retires the iTunes TV Shows and Movies apps in tvOS. An impressive new app called Beeper brings iMessage to Android in the right way. There’s also ta.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 57 min. ago

Novel insights into antibody aggregation expected to open up new avenues for research and therapeutic applications

Antibodies (immunoglobulins) are Y-shaped proteins that recognize and neutralize specific pathogens. Their ability to target specific molecules or cells has made them promising candidates for future drug development. However, their light chains—par.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 29 min. ago

Less asphalt gives way to stronger trees in urban areas, finds study

Trees planted in urban areas can provide shade and contribute to a lower air temperature. For these services to be optimal, it is important to let asphalt give way to trees, according to research from the University of Gothenburg......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 29 min. ago

When sea-level rise threatens coastal wetlands, don"t look to rivers for help, scientists say

Amid climate change, large dam removal projects have gained attention as a solution to the loss of coastal wetlands that reduce flooding, filter water, and provide wildlife habitat. But in a paper appearing in Science, researchers conclude that this.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 29 min. ago

New dark matter theory explains two puzzles in astrophysics

Thought to make up 85% of matter in the universe, dark matter is nonluminous and its nature is not well understood. While normal matter absorbs, reflects, and emits light, dark matter cannot be seen directly, making it harder to detect. A theory call.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 29 min. ago

Apple seeds second macOS 14.2 Sonoma release candidate beta

Apple's second release candidate for macOS Sonoma 14.2 has been issued to test participants, just a few days after the last update.macOS SonomaDevelopers partaking in the beta program can pick up the latest build by visiting the Apple Developer Cente.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 29 min. ago

A mathematical model connects the evolution of chickens, fish and frogs

One of the most enduring, basic questions of life is: How does it happen? For instance, in human development, how do cells self-organize into skin, muscles or bones? How do they form a brain, a finger, a spine?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Disney+ rolling out ‘Hulu Hub’ for bundle subscribers, but some content is missing

Disney has started rolling out its promised two-in-one Disney+ and Hulu experience today. Currently in beta, this brings Hulu content directly to the Disney+ app for people who are subscribed to the Hulu and Disney+ bundle. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Baboons in captivity in Ancient Egypt: Collection of mummies offers insights

Baboons were raised in captivity before being mummified in Ancient Egyptian sites, according to a study published December 6, 2023 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Wim Van Neer of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Belgium and col.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Novel stem cell culture system could lead to future therapies for a variety of disorders

A new study led by UT Southwestern Medical Center molecular biologists presents a novel culture system to grow both embryonic and extraembryonic stem cells, potentially providing important insights into the genesis of congenital malformations and ear.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Astronomers discover galaxies have bipolar gas outflows reaching far into intergalactic space

Astronomers have observed, for the first time in three dimensions, that gas from spiral galaxies is blown upward and downward at high velocity, far out of the galaxy. The observations confirm the prevailing theory of galaxy evolution that says that s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Hulu content is now available inside Disney+ as a ‘beta’

You can now watch Hulu content within the Disney+ app, provided you're subscribed to both......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

The best investment apps for beginners in 2023

For those new to investing, we have compiled a list of the best investment apps for beginners. These apps provide all the necessary tools to start trading......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Astronomers provide first detailed picture of ice in planet-forming disk

A Dutch-led international team of astronomers has made the first two-dimensional inventory of ice in a planet-forming disk of dust and gas surrounding a young star. They used the James Webb Space Telescope and have published their findings in the jou.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Apple"s new AirPods Pro 2 firmware is here for USB-C and Lightning models

Apple has released new firmware for both versions of AirPods Pro 2.AirPods Pro 2The update brings the personal audio accessories to build number 6B34, 6.1.34. As usual, Apple doesn't provide release notes, but the updates typically include performanc.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsDec 6th, 2023

Study finds plant nurseries are exacerbating the climate-driven spread of 80% of invasive species

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently published a pair of papers that, together, provide the most detailed maps to date of how 144 common invasive plants species will react to 2° Celsius of climate change in the eastern U.S.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023

Apple Music collaborative playlists not coming in iOS 17.2, likely due to abuse and spam problems

One of the headlining features of the first iOS 17.2 beta was support for Apple Music collaborative playlists. Apple then removed this feature with iOS 17.2 beta 4 last week, and unfortunately, it doesn’t return with today’s iOS 17.2 RC update......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 5th, 2023