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Scientists develop biofortified rice to combat nutrient deficiencies

A team from UNIGE, together with ETH Zurich and NCHU in Taiwan, has developed a rice line that has enhanced vitamin B1 content......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 11th, 2024

When the first warm-blooded dinosaurs roamed Earth

Scientists once thought of dinosaurs as sluggish, cold-blooded creatures. Then research suggested that some could control their body temperature, but when and how that shift came about remained a mystery......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News9 hr. 50 min. ago

Global coral bleaching event expanding to new countries: Scientists

The massive coral bleaching episode signaled by US authorities last month is expanding and deepening in reefs around the globe, scientists warned Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 18 min. ago

2023 App Store report shows rise in downloads, developers & removals

Apple's recent App Store Transparency Report highlights substantial increases in app downloads and registered developers, along with details on the latest app removals due to government takedowns.2023 App Store report shows rise in downloads, develop.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 18th, 2024

Using vague language about scientific facts misleads readers

Using subjective phrasing like "scientists believe" makes facts seem like opinions. Enlarge Anyone can do a simple experiment. Navigate to a search engine that offers suggested completions for what you type, and start t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 18th, 2024

Researchers develop world"s smallest quantum light detector on a silicon chip

Researchers at the University of Bristol have made an important breakthrough in scaling quantum technology by integrating the world's tiniest quantum light detector onto a silicon chip. The paper, "A Bi-CMOS electronic photonic integrated circuit qua.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Study reveals how a sugar-sensing protein acts as a "machine" to switch plant growth—and oil production—on and off

Proteins are molecular machines, with flexible pieces and moving parts. Understanding how these parts move helps scientists unravel the function a protein plays in living things—and potentially how to change its effects. Biochemists at the U.S. Dep.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Scientists develop new geochemical "fingerprint" to trace contaminants in fertilizer

An international team of scientists has uncovered toxic metals in mineral phosphate fertilizers worldwide by using a new tool to identify the spread and impact of such contaminants on soil, water resources, and food supply......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

How your aurora photographs are helping NASA study solar storms

The most dramatic solar storm in decades wasn't only notable for the gorgeous colors seen in the sky -- it's also a way for scientists to learn about the sun......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Enhancing land surface models to visualize vegetation gradients in hilly terrain

Land surface models are an indispensable tool for environmental scientists to map the natural features of our world, particularly when they monitor the effects of climate change or assess conservation efforts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Scientists demonstrate the survival of quantum coherence in a chemical reaction involving ultracold molecules

If you zoom in on a chemical reaction to the quantum level, you'll notice that particles behave like waves that can ripple and collide. Scientists have long sought to understand quantum coherence, the ability of particles to maintain phase relationsh.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Researchers develop a detector for continuously monitoring toxic gases

Most systems used to detect toxic gases in industrial or domestic settings can be used only once, or at best a few times. Now, researchers at MIT have developed a detector that could provide continuous monitoring for the presence of these gases, at l.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Researchers achieve ultra-high-Q free space coupling to microtoroid resonators

Scientists from the University of Arizona have achieved far-field coupling of light to ultra-high quality factor microtoroids using a single objective lens. This could provide the foundation for a fully on-chip multiplexed microtoroid sensing platfor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

The genetic basis and process of inbreeding depression in an elite hybrid rice

Inbreeding depression is defined as reduced fitness or performance arising from increasing homozygosity of progenies due to successive inbreeding, whereas heterosis refers to the superiority of a hybrid over its parent resulting from the increase in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Scientists brew killer bee beer

Scientists from Cardiff University have used brewer's yeast that resides in the gut microbiome of killer honeybees in Namibia and applied it to develop a unique craft beer......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Experts say coral reef bleaching near record level globally because of "crazy" ocean heat

Ocean temperatures that have gone "crazy haywire" hot, especially in the Atlantic, are close to making the current global coral bleaching event the worst in history. It's so bad that scientists are hoping for a few hurricanes to cool things off......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Activision forms studio to develop new narrative-driven franchise

Activision is breaking away from Call of Duty with the launch of Elsewhere Entertainment, a new studio that'll develop a narrative-driven franchise......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

AI can help researchers understand what viruses are up to in the oceans and in your gut

Viruses are a mysterious and poorly understood force in microbial ecosystems. Researchers know they can infect, kill and manipulate human and bacterial cells in nearly every environment, from the oceans to your gut. But scientists don't yet have a fu.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Saunas Are the Next Frontier in Fighting Depression

The preliminary results of a clinical trial of using heat exposure to combat depression are in—and are fueling cautious optimism that sauna practice could become an accepted treatment......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Scientists use generative AI to answer complex questions in physics

When water freezes, it transitions from a liquid phase to a solid phase, resulting in a drastic change in properties like density and volume. Phase transitions in water are so common most of us probably don't even think about them, but phase transiti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Researchers uncover how jelly sea creatures might shape modern robotics

Scientists at the University of Oregon have discovered that colonies of gelatinous sea animals swim through the ocean in giant corkscrew shapes using coordinated jet propulsion, an unusual kind of locomotion that could inspire new designs for efficie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024