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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

Four in five people want more climate action: UN survey

Four in every five people want their country to strengthen its commitments to addressing climate change, according to a global poll of 75,000 participants published on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Digital public archaeology: Excavating data from digs done decades ago and connecting with today"s communities

The ancestors of Alaska Native people began using local copper sources to craft intricate tools roughly 1,000 years ago. Over one-third of all copper objects archaeologists have found in this region were excavated at a single spot, named the Gulkana.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 3 min. ago

New training programs will prepare astronauts to perform medicine while thousands of miles away from Earth

In the coming decade, more people will go to space than ever before as human spaceflight enters a new era. NASA, the European Space Agency and other governmental agencies are partnering to develop crewed missions beyond the moon. At the same time, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 3 min. ago

How glacier algae are challenging the way we think about evolution

People often underestimate tiny beings. But microscopic algal cells not only evolved to thrive in one of the most extreme habitats on Earth—glaciers—but are also shaping them......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 3 min. ago

Southern Africa drought crisis demands fresh solutions

Innovative solutions and emergency funding are critical to help the more than 30 million people in Southern Africa affected by drought who now face severe food insecurity and humanitarian challenges, UN agencies and governments warn......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 3 min. ago

How Apple"s Game Mode is expanding to iOS and iPadOS -- and how to turn it off

Apple is making a bigger drive for people to game on iOS 18 and iPadOS 18, but Game Mode can be annoying. Here's what it is, and how to turn it off.The Game Mode indicator in iOS 18The WWDC 2024 keynote was surprisingly game-forward, with multiple an.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News22 hr. 31 min. ago

Landslides kill nine as Bangladesh lashed by rain

Torrential rains in Bangladesh have triggered landslides burying alive at least nine people and forcing thousands to flee to higher ground, police and government officials in the low-lying nation said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

The cost of silence: Financial stress mutes couples" communication

The more stressed out people are about finances, the less likely they are to talk about money with their romantic partners, according to new research......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Researchers: AI can make African elections more efficient, but trust must be built and proper rules put in place

Time magazine has dubbed 2024 a "super election year". An astonishing 4 billion people are eligible to vote in countries across the world this year. Many are on the African continent, where presidential, parliamentary and general elections have alrea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Study explores whether advertising contributes to or leads to declines in happiness

Advertising has long been known to depict a virtual reality of life, leading some people to expect more out of life than is practical. This is driven by idyllic imagery and storytelling, among other techniques such as an emphasis on materialism......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Enhancing children"s understanding, critical thinking and creativity through collaborative designing of AI apps

Children and young people's understanding of artificial intelligence and AI technologies improved when the basics of AI were taught in school through hands-on activities supported by new educational technology, a recent study among more than 200 Finn.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Four dead, over a dozen missing as extreme weather hits China

At least four people were killed when record rains hit parts of southern China, state media reported Tuesday, while more than a dozen were missing even as the north baked under some of its highest temperatures this year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Humor can make you a better workplace leader, if you use it properly; here"s how

When asked to describe an ideal organizational leader, many people might be inclined to use quite serious adjectives such as solemn, determined or results-oriented......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Odors are encoded in rings in the brains of migratory locusts, finds study

In a study published in the journal Cell, a team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena, Germany, describes for the first time how odors are encoded in the antennal lobe, the olfactory center in the brain of migrato.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

How to create your cybersecurity “Google Maps”: A step-by-step guide for security teams

Cybersecurity isn’t just about firewalls and antivirus. It’s about understanding how your defenses, people, and processes work together. Just like Google Maps revolutionized navigation, process mapping can revolutionize how you understand.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Fisker files for U.S. bankruptcy after cash burn, quality issues with Ocean crossover

The EV startup suffered from poor distribution of its Ocean crossover and quality issues. Fisker turned to franchised dealers for distribution and unsuccessfully sought a partnership with a major automaker......»»

Category: securitySource:  schneierRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Fisker files for U.S. bankruptcy after cash burn, quality issues with Ocean crossover

The EV startup suffered from poor distribution of its Ocean crossover and quality issues. Fisker turned to franchised dealers for distribution and unsuccessfully sought a partnership with a major automaker......»»

Category: securitySource:  schneierRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Researchers improve solid oxide fuel cell threefold

A research team has successfully developed a catalyst coating technology that significantly improves the performance of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) in just four minutes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

If you can"t stay indoors during this U.S. heat wave, here are a few ideas

It's hot and getting hotter for workers and everyone else outdoors as the first significant heat wave of the year makes its way eastward across the United States. More than 70 million people were under extreme heat alerts Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2024

Low snow on the Himalayas threatens water security: Study

Millions of people dependent on Himalayan snowmelt for water face a "very serious" risk of shortages this year after one of the lowest rates of snowfall, scientists warned Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 17th, 2024