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Restricting growth, spread of head and neck cancers

Researchers have discovered a key molecule that allows cancer stem cells to bypass the body's natural immune defenses, spurring the growth and spread of head and neck squamous cell cancers. Their study, conducted in mice, also demonstrates that inhib.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyMay 7th, 2021

ZTE Axon 30 Ultra vs. Google Pixel 5: Head-to-head comparison

The ZTE Axon 30 Ultra is a powerful Android smartphone that performs well and comes at a reasonable price. But how does it stack up against the Google Pixel 5?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 38 min. ago

Modeling the friction between pages in a book

It all started with a shaky washing machine. Pedro Reis, head of the Flexible Structures Laboratory at EPFL's School of Engineering, rolled up a piece of fabric and placed it under the machine to stop it from moving. After he saw how well the rolled-.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 38 min. ago

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

Plant functional traits may better explain liana species distributions

Plant functional traits are morphological, physiological or phenological properties that affect plant growth, survival, and reproduction. They hold the promise to explain plant species distribution patterns. However, few studies have linked multiple.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Texas must address groundwater future, says expert

Long-term water security is essential for the future of Texas, and the state acutely needs a common law system that can balance world-scale agricultural activity, industrial development and urban growth while also protecting private property rights,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Global smartphone AP market posts double-digit growth in 1Q21

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market surged 21% on year to US$6.8 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to Strategy Analytics......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Warmer temperatures lessen COVID-19 spread, but control measures still needed, study finds

New research shows transmission of the virus behind COVID-19 varies seasonally, but warmer conditions are not enough to prevent transmission......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Netflix launches online store to sell apparel and products tied to its shows and brand

The streaming giant in its most recent quarter saw subscriber growth slow following explosive growth last year during the pandemic. There’s also a lot more competition to contend with, as services like Disney+, HBO Max and Paramount+ are taking roo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Neck-Zapping Gadget Reduced All-Nighter Fatigue in New Study

And the benefits of two four-minute sessions persisted for hours -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Growth marketing amid the pandemic: An interview with Right Side Up’s Tyler Elliston

We caught up with Tyler Elliston, founder of growth marketing firm Right Side Up and occasional contributor at TechCrunch, about his experiences and what he’s seeing as we exit the pandemic. Growth marketers are busy today helping all sor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Printing flexible wearable electronics for smart device applications

The demand for flexible wearable electronics has spiked with the dramatic growth of smart devices that can exchange data with other devices over the internet with embedded sensors, software, and other technologies. Researchers consequently have focus.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

How do plants balance microbial friends and foes?

Plants are constantly exposed to microbes: Pathogens that cause disease, commensals that cause no harm or benefit, and mutualists that promote plant growth or help fend off pathogens. For example, most land plants can form positive relationships with.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Balderton launches $680M ‘early growth’ fund to lure startups looking for a different kind of capital

Investors placing capital in earlier and earlier tech deals has been a historical trend for the last few years, but this strategy was generally reserved for the traditional, ‘high-growth’ VC arena. VCs needed to snag earlier ad earlier de.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

"Miraculous" Mosquito Hack Cuts Dengue By 77%

Dengue fever cases have been cut by 77% in a "groundbreaking" trial that manipulates the mosquitoes that spread it, say scientists. The BBC reports: They used mosquitoes infected with "miraculous" bacteria that reduce the insect's ability to spread d.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

AI startup Eightfold valued at $2.1B in SoftBank-led $220M funding

Eightfold AI, a startup which uses deep learning and artificial intelligence to help companies find, recruit and retain workers, said on Thursday it has raised $220 million in a new round as it looks to accelerate its growth. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 l.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Study sheds new light on COVID-19 and mass incarceration

Results of a new study by Harvard researchers on the connections between a county jail in Chicago and the spread of COVID-19 in surrounding areas are offering lessons on pandemic preparedness and providing another argument against mass incarceration......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Novel study looks at nitrogen credit trading to spur growth of riparian buffers

Watershed-wide nutrient credit trading has been suggested as a mechanism for reducing pollution entering the Chesapeake Bay, but a new study by Penn State researchers suggests that the high cost of producing nitrogen credits through the establishment.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Coretronic expects significant shipment growth in June

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic expects its shipments to regain momentum in June, driven by rising demand from the notebook and TV sectors after its sales experienced a slight sequential decline in the previous month......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Newsroom: US Ecommerce Forecast Revised Upward, 18% Growth Expected in 2021

More than 1 in 5 digital buyers will use a ‘buy now, pay later’ service June 9, 2021 (New York, NY) — Following a strong Q1 fueled by government stimulus, […].....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Global smartphone shipments reach 650 million units in 1H21, says Digitimes Research

Worldwide smartphone shipments are likely to reach 650 million units in the first half of 2021, and shipments in the first and second quarters each will register a double-digit growth from a year earlier, according to Digitimes Research forecasts......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021