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Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment

After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and had "statistically significant improvements" in emotional health, according to a study released Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMar 3rd, 2021

Study reveals the complexity of microplastic pollution

Microplastics—small plastic pieces less than 5 millimeters in length—are ubiquitous in the environment, and they can have significant effects on wildlife. A new study published in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry reveals that there are mult.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 min. ago

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Gets "Freedom Expression" Award Sponsored By YouTube

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Newsweek: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki received a "Free Expression" award from the Freedom Forum Institute in a virtual ceremony sponsored by YouTube, an online video platform owned by Google. On Thursday, YouTu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 10 min. ago

Handwashing responsible for bacteria in sinks, largest non-hospital study shows

Handwashing is shaping communities of bacteria that live and grow in the plumbing of domestic sinks, scientists have found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 10 min. ago

The 2020 iPad is practically free since they announced the new iPad Pro

Under the hood we have the A12Z Bionic chip, which makes the iPad Pro faster than many laptops you'll find......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 10 min. ago

Supplier Nemak swings to Q1 net profit

Revenue rose 15 percent to about $1.04 billion in the first quarter on volume growth, an improved product mix, higher aluminum prices and the euro's appreciation against the U.S. dollar......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News11 hr. 10 min. ago

Fixed network of smartphones provides earthquake early warning in Costa Rica

Earthquake early warnings can be delivered successfully using a small network of off-the-shelf smartphones attached to building baseboards, according to a study conducted in Costa Rica last year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 10 min. ago

Study could lead to production of more efficient optoelectronic devices

Diodes are widely used electronic devices that act as one-way switches for current. A well-known example is the LED (light-emitting diode), but there is a special class of diodes designed to make use of the phenomenon known as "quantum tunneling". Ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

Fearsome tyrannosaurs were social animals, study suggests

The fearsome tyrannosaur dinosaurs that ruled the northern hemisphere during the Late Cretaceous period (66-100 million years ago) may not have been solitary predators as popularly envisioned, but social carnivores similar to wolves, according to a n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

Genome editing in farm animals: Chickens and pigs with integrated genetic scissors

Researchers at the TUM have demonstrated a way to efficiently study molecular mechanisms of disease resistance or biomedical issues in farm animals. Researchers are now able to introduce specific gene mutations into a desired organ or even correct ex.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

Database developed on key mollusk to study pollution in coastal areas

Scrobiculariaplana is a type of wedge clam widely found along the coasts and estuaries of northern Europe, the Mediterranean and West Africa. Like other mollusks, it is used as a bioindicator to study pollution in these types of ecosystems, for its a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

A gene finding links severe canine juvenile epilepsy to mitochondrial dysfunction

In a study conducted at the University of Helsinki, researchers found a cause for severe epilepsy resulting in death in Parson Russell Terrier puppies at a few months of age. A change in the PITRM1 gene can lead to a dysfunction of mitochondria, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

How to make money fast in Monster Hunter Rise

Money doesn't come easily in Monster Hunter Rise. Many armor sets and weapons are expensive, so you should use this method to earn 300,000z every 10 minutes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

Helen Kupp: ‘Once-in-a-Millennium Opportunity’ to Try Something Different

The Future Forum's Helen Kupp discusses the opportunities we now have to experiment with how we work rather than falling back into old routines. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News14 hr. 42 min. ago

Catch&Release raises $14M to help marketers find and license content from across the web

Catch&Release founder and CEO Analisa Goodin told me that she wants to help brands break free from the limitations of stock photography — and that her startup has raised $14 million in Series A funding to achieve that goal. Goodin explained that th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 42 min. ago

Insurtech startups are leveraging rapid growth to raise big money

The investment landscape for insurtech startups is off to a hot start in Q2 2021. The investment landscape for insurtech startups is off to a hot start in Q2 2021. Since the end of the first quarter, we’ve seen several players in the broa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 42 min. ago

Domestic violence calls for help increased 20% during the pandemic

Domestic violence rose globally in 2020—so much so that doctors have called it "a pandemic within a pandemic.".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 10 min. ago

How the language you speak aligns to your genetic origins and may impact research on your health

A new study challenges the presumption that all South-Eastern-Bantu speaking groups are a single genetic entity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 10 min. ago

Cleaner fish from salmon farming affect wild populations

A growing demand for cleaner fish in salmon farms raises concerns about overfishing and human-mediated geneflow to wild populations. A recent study reveals that up to 20 percent of the local populations of corkwing wrasse in mid Norway may constitute.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 10 min. ago

Research demonstrates how small amounts of strain can be used to control a material"s properties

New research on an atomically-thin semiconductor demonstrates how a material's magnetism can be controlled using small amounts of strain. Published in Nature Nanotechnology, this study provides key insights for applications ranging from new spintroni.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 10 min. ago

Buying school uniform post-lockdown "unmanageable" for low income families

School uniforms present an unmanageable cost for families on a low income with children returning to school after lockdown, a new study from the University of York says......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 10 min. ago