People Let a Startup Put a Brain Implant in Their Skull—for 15 Minutes

Precision Neuroscience’s brain-computer interface sits on top of the brain, not in it. That could make it easier to implant, and less likely to damage tissue......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredJun 6th, 2023

Air pollution from fires hits world"s poorest hardest: study

People in poorer countries are disproportionately suffering from air pollution spewed from the increasing scourge of fires in forests and fields around the world, according to new research published Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 32 min. ago

How to recover from iPhone 15 stuck on Apple logo

Apple is warning that when moving data to a new iPhone with iOS 17, it's possible to stay stuck on the Apple logo screen. Here's what to do.Mockup of an iPhone stuck on the Apple logoThe issue is with iOS 17, so it can affect people moving to any new.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Was the freak "medicane" storm that devastated Libya a glimpse of North Africa"s future?

Storm Daniel landed on the Libyan coastal town of Toukrah in the early hours of September 10 and started moving east. Soon the wind was rising and heavy rain falling, forcing people to stay indoors. By afternoon the rain was clearly out of the ordina.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

iPhone 15 hits shelves around the world. Here"s what you need to know

Apple's iPhone 15 lineup hit stores Friday as people waited in long lines across China, Europe and the US to be among the first to get their hands on one of the company's next-generation smartphones......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

iOS 16.7 arrives for older iPhones and people who don’t want to upgrade

Apple also updated iOS 15 recently, though it's unclear how long that will last. Enlarge / iPhones running iOS 16. (credit: Apple) Apple has released iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 (and their first minor patch, version 17.0.1) to.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2023

Understanding the role of pareidolia in early human cave art

A psychological phenomenon where people see meaningful forms in random patterns, such as seeing faces in clouds, may have stimulated early humans to make cave art......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Five golden rules for effective science communication: Perspectives from a documentary maker

Over the past three years, people from all walks of life have learned a great deal about different branches of science. The COVID-19 pandemic introduced many of us to information about virology and vaccine production. Environmental disasters in every.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Curiosity about religion is viewed as morally virtuous, new research finds

People from diverse religious backgrounds in the United States view curiosity about religion as morally virtuous, according to new research published in Social Psychological and Personality Science. Atheists also view this curiosity as moral, althoug.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Global study reveals extensive impact of metal mining contamination on rivers and floodplains

A study, published in Science, has provided new insights into the extensive impact of metal mining contamination on rivers and floodplains across the world, with an estimated 23 million people believed to be affected by potentially dangerous concentr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Big businesses say they are helping to restore ecosystems, but proof remains elusive

We're witnessing first-hand an alarming decline of the world's ecosystems, which is having a devastating impact on the people who rely on them. In many cases, it's no longer enough to just protect what remains—degraded ecosystems must be restored......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Why it is so difficult for people to come forward with sexual assault allegations

When writer E. Jean Carroll was asked why she finally went public—after more than 25 years—to accuse then U.S. president Donald Trump of sexual assault, her response was something that countless others have thought: "Think of how many women have.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

iPhone 15 provides more details on battery health and lets users limit charge to 80%

Right after Apple released iOS 17 RC to developers and beta users last week, 9to5Mac found code references to a new option to limit the maximum battery charge on the iPhone in order to better preserve it. As some people already have iPhone 15 in thei.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2023

Musk’s Neuralink seeks volunteers for brain implants—who’s in?

The trial aims to help people with quadriplegia control a computer cursor or keyboard. Enlarge / An on-stage demo of the surgical robot. That could be you. (credit: Neuralink) After years of delays, regulatory rejections.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Socially vulnerable populations are disproportionately exposed to wildfires in the West, study finds

People experiencing a high degree of social vulnerability are also more exposed to wildfires in Oregon and Washington as wildfire risk increases, a new study shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Researchers develop biodegradable optical fiber to measure or modulate electrical current in the body

Electrical signals control a vast number of activities in the human body, from exchanges of messages between brain neurons and stimulation of the heart muscle to the impulses that enable hands and feet to move, among many other examples. To monitor o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Musk start-up Neuralink seeks people for brain-implant trial

The company hopes to help people with paralysis move a cursor, or type, using its brain implant......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Study: Most people rely on parents for material support into adulthood

A new study finds that only a third of adults in the United States did not rely on their parents for some form of material support between their late teens and early 40s. The study highlights the extent to which parents and adult children rely on eac.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Neuralink, Elon Musk"s brain implant startup, set to begin human trials

Elon Musk's controversial biotechnology startup Neuralink opened up recruitment for its first human clinical trial Tuesday, according to a company blog......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

The Signal Protocol used by 1+ billion people is getting a post-quantum makeover

Update prepares for the inevitable fall of today's cryptographic protocols. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) The Signal Foundation, maker of the Signal Protocol that encrypts messages sent by more than a billion people, ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023

Apple Watch"s new gesture control feature will have everyone tapping the air

You're about to see people in public tapping two fingers together in the air......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsSep 20th, 2023