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Murderous mice attack and kill nesting albatrosses on Midway Atoll—scientists struggle to stop them

At the far end of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands lies Kuaihelani—also known as Midway Atoll—a small set of islands home to the world's largest albatross colony. Over a million albatrosses return to Kuaihelani each year to breed. These seemingl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 21st, 2024

NASA unveils probe bound for Jupiter"s possibly life-sustaining moon

US space scientists on Thursday unveiled the interplanetary probe NASA plans to send to one of Jupiter's icy moons as part of humanity's hunt for extra-terrestrial life......»»

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Why women struggle in the cybersecurity industry

The workplace experiences of women in cybersecurity are dramatically worse than men across virtually every category, according to a WiCyS and Aleria survey. Previous studies have illustrated that the representation of women in cybersecurity is much l.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Juice aces Callisto flyby test

Seven years from now, in April 2031, ESA's Juice mission will fly past Jupiter's moon Callisto, offering scientists a tantalizing glimpse at the mysterious, cratered alien world......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

Scientists discover first nitrogen-fixing organelle

Modern biology textbooks assert that only bacteria can take nitrogen from the atmosphere and convert it into a form that is usable for life. Plants that fix nitrogen, such as legumes, do so by harboring symbiotic bacteria in root nodules. But a recen.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

Don’t Expect an AirTag 2 This Year

If you’re holding your breath, hoping Apple releases a new AirTag 2 in 2024, stop. Everything we’ve heard suggests the launch is a lot further down the road. Apple first introduced its AirTag tracker back in 2021. Since then, the accessor.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News11 hr. 4 min. ago

A molecular moon lander: Insight into molecular motion on surfaces at the nanoscale

For years, scientists have been intrigued by how molecules move across surfaces. The process is critical to numerous applications, including catalysis and the manufacturing of nanoscale devices......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

Scientists develop biofortified rice to combat nutrient deficiencies

A team from UNIGE, together with ETH Zurich and NCHU in Taiwan, has developed a rice line that has enhanced vitamin B1 content......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

How much of Venus"s atmosphere is coming from volcanoes?

There's a lot we don't know about the planet nearest to us. Venus is shrouded in clouds, making speculation about what's happening on its surface a parlor game for many planetary scientists for decades. But one idea that always seems to come up in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

Scientists find blue light makes buildings more deadly to migrating birds

Bird collisions with buildings are nothing new, but a new study by scientists at The University of New Mexico sheds light on a potential cause......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 4 min. ago

MPA: Site-Blocking Will Stop Pirate Site Owners Who Abuse Kids & Traffick Drugs

After a wait of more than 12 years, rightsholders in the United States will again seek legislation that will provide the framework for a site-blocking regime to combat online piracy. After promoting and guiding similar regimes in dozens of countries.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

"Fallout" finale gives a major clue to the setting of Season 2

The Prime Video 'Fallout' finale gives a major clue to the setting of Season 2: New Vegas. If you've made it through the murderous Mister Handy robot butlers, mutant marine creatures, and major truth bombs of Prime Video's Fallout series, chanc.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

Scientists explore deep sea around Easter Island, find strange animals

Scientists on a deep ocean research expedition around Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and other seamounts along the Salas y Gómez Ridge in the Pacific Ocean spotted as many as 60 new deep sea species. The mountains of the ocean teem with otherworldly.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

iPhone users in 92 countries received a spyware attack alert

A bunch of folks all over the world got a mysterious notification about a "mercenary spyware attack" targeting iPhones. Almost half of the countries in the world got a strange notification from Apple on Wednesday.At noon Pacific time on Wednesd.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

Scientists find new ways to convert inhibitors into degraders, paving the way for future drug discoveries

Researchers have discovered ways to convert inhibitor-style targeted cancer drugs into small molecules known as degraders, which help destroy cancer-promoting proteins in cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago

Researchers resolve old mystery of how phages disarm pathogenic bacteria

Bacterial infections pose significant challenges to agriculture and medicine, especially as cases of antibiotic-resistant bacteria continue to rise. In response, scientists at Texas A&M AgriLife Research are elucidating the ways that bacteria-infecti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago

Unraveling the behavior of nanoconfined water and ice in extreme conditions

Understanding water behavior in nanopores is crucial for both science and practical applications. Scientists from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have revealed the remarkable behavior of water and ice under high pressure and temperature, and str.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago

Machine learning model sheds new light on muscle development

Life sciences have never been more digital. To learn more about life processes, biologists are collecting massive quantities of data that computer scientists analyze by means of sophisticated computational models that they develop......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago

Ivanti empowers IT and security teams with new solutions and enhancements

Ivanti released Ivanti Neurons for External Attack Surface management (EASM), which helps combat attack surface expansion with full visibility of external-facing assets and actionable intelligence on exposures. With the evolution of Everywhere Work c.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News20 hr. 4 min. ago

New advances promise secure quantum computing at home

The full power of next-generation quantum computing could soon be harnessed by millions of individuals and companies, thanks to a breakthrough by scientists at Oxford University Physics guaranteeing security and privacy. This advance promises to unlo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago

Keys to the genome: Unlocking the package with "pioneer transcription factors"

Scientists at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute have discovered the molecular mechanisms responsible for opening up the human genome and expressing new genes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago