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Some high-end features go missing as tight chip supplies drag on

With the microchip shortage now into its fifth month and getting worse, automakers are trying to keep production moving by cutting some luxury features......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMay 6th, 2021

The biggest games we didn’t see at E3 2021: Hellblade, Splinter Cell, and more

While E3 2021 was full of big reveals and bombastic trailers, there were more than a few high-profile games that were no-shows......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 29 min. ago

The Android Messages App Now Offers End-To-End Encryption

Along with a string of new features across several areas of Android, Google is at last turning on end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for everyone in the Messages app. Beta testers have been able to use E2EE messaging since November. From a report: E2EE in.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 29 min. ago

Study: Half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals

More than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of a toxic industrial compound linked to serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago

Researchers 3D-print rotating microfilter for lab-on-a-chip applications

Researchers have fabricated a magnetically driven rotary microfilter that can be used to filter particles inside a microfluidic device. They made the tiny turning filter by creating a magnetic material that could be used with a very precise 3D printi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 1 min. ago

The secondary 4K screen on the new Asus ZenBook Pro Duo can now tilt

Asus announced the release of the new ZenBook Pro Duo 15. The laptop comes with high-end specs and a tilted OLED touchscreen......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 1 min. ago

Rice varieties could sustain crop supplies facing climate change

Local rice varieties in Vietnam could be used to help breed improved crops with higher resilience to climate change, according to a new study published in Rice......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 1 min. ago

Fuel flow, heat fluctuations drive dangerous oscillations in rocket engines

Combustion engines can develop high frequency oscillations, leading to structural damage to the engines and unsafe operating conditions. A detailed understanding of the physical mechanism that causes these oscillations is required but has been lackin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 29 min. ago

From symmetry to asymmetry: The two sides of life

On the outside, animals often appear bilaterally symmetrical with mirror-image left and right features. However, this balance is not always reflected internally, as several organs such as the lungs and intestines are left-right (LR) asymmetrical. Res.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 29 min. ago

School catchment zones help ensure equality for everyone

The South Australian government in recent months announced it was relaxing its catchment zone policy for secondary schools. This means families can apply for their year 6 or 7 child to attend any public high school in the state in 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 1 min. ago

Bioreactors chip away at nitrogen pollution

Bioreactors are underground trenches filled with woodchips. They have been gaining traction as a tool to remove nitrogen from the water in agricultural settings......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 29 min. ago

New Level smart lock may be the smallest ever made, but it has tons of features

The Level Lock is the smallest smart lock ever made, with a host of smart features like touch, voice, and keycard control......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 29 min. ago

Use of PFAS in cosmetics "widespread," new study finds

Many cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada likely contain high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a potentially toxic class of chemicals linked to a number of serious health conditions, according to new research from the U.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 1 min. ago

ASC 100: TSMC, Samsung lead in market value; semiconductor, EV sectors gaining traction

Benefiting from the US-China tech war and sharp chip shortages following the pandemic outbreak, and with automotive clients competing for foundry capacity support, the entire semiconductor industry is poised to enjoy robust order momentum through 202.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Notebook brands to replace copper components with aluminum-alloy

With copper prices remaining at high levels, several notebook brand vendors have asked their component suppliers to use aluminum-alloy for internal compartment parts that have high proportion of use of copper, according to sources from compartment pa.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Innodisk poised to post record 2Q21 revenue

Specializing in industrial flash storage, memory module maker Innodisk is poised to see its second-quarter revenue hit a record high, according to market sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

The Apple Watch Series 7 will have a new design, report says

Some big features, like a blood sugar sensor, are at least a year away, though. Enlarge / The Apple Watch Series 6, which the new model discussed here would probably replace. (credit: Corey Gaskin) Like clockwork, Apple has released a new Appl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

The evolution of good taste

Does evolution explain why we can't resist a salty chip? Researchers at NC State University found that differences between the elemental composition of foods and the elemental needs of animals can explain the development of pleasing tastes like salty.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

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 NewsJun 14th, 2021

Rocky mountain forests now burning more than any point in past 2,000 years

Following 2020's extreme fire season, high-elevation forests in the central Rocky Mountains now are burning more than at any point in the past 2,000 years, according to a new University of Montana study set to publish in the Proceedings of the Nation.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

RNA: A new method to discover its high-resolution structure

The structure of a biomolecule can reveal much about its functioning and interaction with the surrounding environment. The double-helical structure of DNA and its implications for the processes of transmission of genetic information form an obvious e.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021