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New tool offers ways to improve CRISPR gene-editing method

The ability to edit the genome by altering the DNA sequence inside a living cell is powerful for research and holds enormous promise for the treatment of diseases. However, existing genome editing technologies frequently result in unwanted mutations.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 20th, 2021

How to check your AirPods battery level

There are several convenient ways to check the battery level of your AirPods, even if you're not near your case. Here's a guide that outlines a few methods......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

6 easy ways to dramatically increase your MacBook’s performance

If your Mac is feeling slow, we have six ways that you can boost its performance without downloading any extra software......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 24 min. ago

The Huawei Mate V could arrive with a foldable heat pipe

As foldable phones become more common, manufacturers are going to need better ways of keeping them cool......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News16 hr. 52 min. ago

Best PS5 game deals for December 2021

To help you in building your PlayStation 5 library, we've rounded up the best PS5 game deals that you can shop, including offers for the console's exclusives......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Best PlayStation deals for December 2021

We've gathered some of the best PlayStation deals that are available online, including offers for games and accessories for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Toys prove to be better investment than gold, art, and financial securities

Unusual ways of investment, such as collecting toys, can generate high returns. For example, secondary market prices of retired LEGO sets grow by 11% annually, which is faster than gold, stocks, and bonds, HSE University economists say. Their paper w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Potential new gene editing tools uncovered

Few developments have rocked the biotechnology world or generated as much buzz as the discovery of CRISPR-Cas systems, a breakthrough in gene editing recognized in 2020 with a Nobel Prize. But these systems that naturally occur in bacteria are limite.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

How can music, dance and art help improve air pollution?

Music, dance, art and storytelling have allowed an international team of researchers to reveal aspects of air pollution in Nairobi that would not have been identified otherwise......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Egg-carton-style patterning keeps charged nanoparticles in place and suitable for a wide range of applications

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Seoul National University of Science and Technology have devised a new method for manufacturing devices that require precisely sized and positioned micro- and nanoscale particles. The technique is suitabl.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Gene-editing used to create single sex mice litters

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute, in collaboration with University of Kent, have used gene editing technology to create female-only and male-only mice litters with 100% efficiency......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Vehicle-as-a-service platform optimizes fleet management and EV adoption: Interview with Autofleet

The rise of "mobility-as-a-service" or "vehicle-as-a-service," such as car rental services, car sharing, or ridesharing services, not only provides people with more alternative ways of commuting but also drives the transformation of fleet management.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Building a human body through gastrulation

A collaboration of researchers from Japan, Spain and the U.S. offers a phylogenetic and ontogenetic overview of the primitive streak and its role in mediating amniote (vertebrate animals that develop on land) gastrulation, and discuss the implication.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Shaping up nicely: Adjusting the plasma edge can improve the performance of a star on Earth

While trying out a new device that injects powder to clean up the walls of the world's largest stellarator, a twisty fusion device known as Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) in Greifswald, Germany, scientists were pleased to find that the bits of atoms confined.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Meta Builds Tool To Stop the Spread of "Revenge Porn"

Facebook's parent company, Meta, has worked with the U.K.-based nonprofit Revenge Porn Helpline to build a tool that lets people prevent their intimate images from being uploaded to Facebook, Instagram and other participating platforms without their.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Tesla is now selling a $1,900 Cyberquad For Kids

The all-electric four-wheel ATV features a steel frame, cushioned seat and adjustable suspension with rear disk braking and LED light bars. Its lithium-ion battery offers up to 15 miles of range, though this can change depending on a rider’s weight.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Giving ugly food a chance

Explaining the value of misshapen vegetables—that they are as healthful as their picture-perfect counterparts and buying them helps reduce food waste—could help improve sales of "ugly" produce, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Virtual chat rooms can increase negative political biases of debate viewers

The campaign for the 2020 U.S. presidential election was historic in many ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the use of digital watch parties to view the presidential and vice-presidential debates. This viewing method allowed people to cont.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Scientists pinpoint protein"s role in critical gene expression

Each cell in our body needs a fuel source to grow and divide to keep us alive. Most cells prefer a fuel source of high energy-containing sugar, but there are many times when our cells find themselves in short supply and must find other sources of ene.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

SEBI and MCA: Suggestions towards easing provisions related to buyback of own securities

Globally, companies have been resorting to buyback of their own equity shares to return surplus cash to shareholders. It is increasingly being preferred by companies over dividends as a tool to manage capital structure, thereby resulting in increase.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Which role models are best for STEM? Researchers offer recommendations in new analysis

An analysis of the effect role models have on students' motivation in studying STEM subjects points to new ways to deploy these leaders in order to encourage learning across different populations. The recommendations provide a resource for parents, t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021