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Nucleosome breathing from atomistic time snapshots

Computer simulations visualize in atomic detail how DNA opens while wrapped around proteins......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyJun 10th, 2021

65-inch and 55-inch 4K TVs are so cheap at Walmart it might be a mistake

If it's finally time to upgrade, Walmart is offering discounts on LG 4K TVs, with a 65-inch NanoCell 4K TV at $103 off and a 55-inch OLED 4K TV at $1,603 off......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Amazon Will Open Luna Cloud Gaming To Prime Members Later this Month

Amazon's new Luna game streaming service is offering no-invite access on Prime Day, June 21 and 22. From a report: During that time, Prime subscribers in most of the US will be able to start a 7-day Luna trial, and can now get discounts on a Luna con.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 16 min. ago

Hands-on: Echo Show 8 is like a tablet grafted onto a smart speaker

"Alexa, test and review the new Echo Show 8." "I'm sorry, I don't know that one." Enlarge / Thanks for the suggestion, Alexa—it just might be time to revist Ferris and friends this weekend. Oh, yeah! (credit: Jim Salter) Amazon's newly redes.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

How is the Western U.S. drought impacting the power grid?

The western United States is currently experiencing severe drought, particularly in California and the Southwest. As of June 10, 88.5% of the West was in moderate to exceptional drought, compared to 42.17% at the same time last year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

Arcade1Up’s latest home arcade cabinets include Turtles in Time, X-Men, and more

Arcade1Up announced five new arcade cabinets at E3 2021, including faithful reproductions of three beloved 1990s beat-em-ups......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 16 min. ago

Microsoft’s emphasis on Forza raises questions about Halo Infinite’s launch date

The E3 Xbox Showcase spent more time on its driving game than the Master Chief......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

SumTotal"s "ToolBook" (Older RAD/Content Authoring Tool) Is Approaching Its End-of-Life

Long-time Slashdot reader thegreatbob writes: The old RAD/content authoring system, ToolBook, appears to be entering the final phase of its EOL process. Sumtotal/Skillsoft (the current owner, under which meaningful development effectively ceased) 'm.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

New Study: Only 33% Would Opt For Immortality

Captain Kirk once said "The trouble with immortality is it's boring." But how many people agree with him? Long-time Slashdot reader tinkers shares one answer. University of Texas scientists surveyed more than 900 adults living in the U.S. — a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Capcom Sued By Photographer Claiming They Used 80 of Her Photos Without Licensing

Long-time Slashdot reader UnknowingFool summarizes a report from Polygon: Photographer Judy Jurasek has sued Capcom for copyright infringement of at least 80 of her photographs in their recent game, Resident Evil: Devil May Cry and other games. Jura.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

McDonalds Faces Potential Class Action Lawsuit Over Automated Drive-Thru

McDonald's equiped 10 of its restaurants in Chicago with automated speech-recognition for their drive-through windows. Now they're facing a potential class-action lawsuit. Long-time Slashdot reader KindMind shares this report from the Register: McDon.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Patch Released for 7-Year-Old Privilege Escalation Bug In Linux Service Polkit

Long-time Slashdot reader wildstoo writes: In a blog post on Thursday, GitHub security researcher Kevin Backhouse announced that Polkit, a Linux system service included in several modern Linux distros that provides an organized way for non-privileged.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

How to protect species and save the planet—at the same time

A major new report suggests tackling biodiversity, climate crises simultaneously. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Humanity is struggling to contain two compounding crises: skyrocketing global temperatures and plummeting biodiversity. But people.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

NASA sending probes to the far side of the moon for the first time

For the first time, NASA will be sending a probe to the far side of the moon ahead of its Artemis mission......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Phishing Sites Reached All-Time High In January 2021

The number of active phishing sites hit a record number earlier this year in January, according to an industry report published this week by the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). The Record reports: A total of 245,771 phishing sites were detected i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

The 10 best mods for Resident Evil Village

Modders are at it again, this time with Resident Evil Village. Here are all the best mods for the franchise's latest installment, all available on Nexus Mods......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

The best time to buy an Echo device (and the worst time to buy) in 2021

Amazon has a whole family of Echo devices to act as speakers, displays, alarm clocks, and more. If you're looking for a deal, here are the best times to buy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Researchers observe sound-light pulses in 2D materials for the first time

Using an ultrafast transmission electron microscope, researchers from the Technion—Israel Institute of Technology have, for the first time, recorded the propagation of combined sound and light waves in atomically thin materials......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Researchers build first modular quantum brain sensor, record signal

A team of scientists at the University of Sussex have for the first time built a modular quantum brain scanner, and used it to record a brain signal. This is the first time a brain signal has been detected using a modular quantum brain sensor anywhe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

UNESCO report calls for investments in science in the face of growing crises

Spending on science worldwide increased (+19 percent) between 2014 and 2018, as did the number of scientists (+13.7 percent). This trend has been further boosted by the COVID crisis, according to UNESCO's new science report, "The Race against Time fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Productivity startup Time is Ltd. raises $5.6M to be the ‘Google Analytics for company time’

Productivity analytics startup Time is Ltd. wants to be the Google Analytics for company time. Or perhaps a sort of “Apple Screen Time” for companies. Whatever the case, the founders reckon that if you can map how time is spent in a compa.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021