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People who have trouble sleeping are at a higher risk of dying early - especially diabetics

People with sleep problems are at an increased risk of dying young, finds a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyJun 10th, 2021

Introducing play to higher education reduces stress and forms deeper connection material

A new study found higher education students are more engaged and motivated when they are taught using playful pedagogy rather than the traditional lecture-based method. The study was conducted by University of Colorado Denver counseling researcher Li.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

Climate conditions during the migration of Homo sapiens out of Africa reconstructed

An international research team led by Professor Dr. Frank Schäbitz has published a climate reconstruction of the last 200,000 years for Ethiopia. This means that high-resolution data are now available for the period when early Homo sapiens, our ance.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

Research reveals why people pick certain campsites

Those in love with the outdoors can spend their entire lives chasing that perfect campsite. New University of Montana research suggests what they are trying to find......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

Early migrations of Siberians to America tracked using bacterial population structures

Early migrations of humans to the Americas from Siberia around 12,000 years ago have been traced using the bacteria they carried by an international team including scientists at the University of Warwick......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

How do social media influence ethnic polarization?

Those who deactivated their Facebook profiles report a lower regard for other ethnic groups, and this effect was more prevalent among people living in more ethnically homogenous areas, shows a new study of users in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

Using machine learning and radar to better understand storm surge risk

The types of land around us play an important role in how major storms will unfold—flood waters may travel differently over rural versus urban areas, for example. However, it's challenging to get an accurate picture of land types using only satelli.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 57 min. ago

NSA Leaker Reality Winner Released Early for Good Behavior

Reality Winner, a former NSA intelligence contractor who leaked a classified hacking report to the press in 2017, was released on Monday from prison for good behavior, her attorney said. From a report: Winner is not yet at large. She has been transfe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 57 min. ago

How COVID-19 exposed the systemic ageism at the heart of Britain

The UK public cares deeply about injustices. In the first few months of 2021, thousands of people took to the streets demanding much-needed social changes, from Black Lives Matter to Kill the Bill protests against the government's proposed new crime.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

A simple nudge isn"t enough to tackle fake news, but these tactics could help

One high-profile theory of why people share fake news says that they aren't paying sufficient attention. The proposed solution is therefore to nudge people in the right direction. For example, "accuracy primes"—short reminders intended to shift peo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

All the early Amazon Prime Day deals you can shop today

Save big on these fantastic early Amazon Prime Day deals including Echo Buds, 4K TVs and the Echo Show 5.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

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

Twitter needs India and Nigeria to grow. It"s running into trouble in both

The news social media rules in India and the ban in Nigeria are challenging for Twitter, considering how sizable its growth opportunities are in both markets......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

The best discounts from Xbox’s “Deals Unlocked” E3 2021 sale

Dealmaster also has early Prime Day deals, discounts on LG TVs, and more. Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster is headlined by the return of Microsoft's annual "Deals Unlocked" sale, which brings discounts on a number of Xbox and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 12th, 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

How an Army of Goats Could Help Prevent California Wildfires

An anonymous reader quotes a report from VICE News: California has unleashed an army of goats to munch away at overgrown brush and grass throughout the state in hopes of reducing the risk of wildfires this summer. State agencies have deployed the ani.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Echo Show 5 price slashed on Amazon as an early Prime Day deal

Prime Day isn’t for a few weeks, but Amazon is getting ahead of its own big day, offering early discounts to go with these . In fact, if you shop today, you can score an Echo Show 5. The first-generation Echo smart display with Alexa is down $50, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Global Banking Regulators Call For Toughest Rules For Cryptocurrencies

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Global regulators have said cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin should come with the toughest bank capital rules to avoid putting the wider financial system at risk should their value collapse sudde.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Researchers warn that modern slavery has been exacerbated by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made more people vulnerable to modern slavery and caused an increase in worker exploitation and child labor around the world, Keele researchers have found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

A quarter of global harvests at risk if agriculture does not adapt to climate change

Shifts in weather patterns induced by climate change will increase extreme heat and reduce rainfall across major crop growing regions, with impacts on agricultural production. Will this trigger a decline in the supply of calories needed to sustain th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Voyage 2050 sets sail: ESA chooses future science mission themes

ESA's large-class science missions for the timeframe 2035-2050 will focus on moons of the giant Solar System planets, temperate exoplanets or the galactic ecosystem, and new physical probes of the early universe......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021