Study finds potentially dangerous levels of arsenic in California prison drinking water

Ten years after the state of California recognized the human right to water, hundreds of thousands of residents still rely on drinking water that contains dangerous levels of contaminants, including the highly toxic mineral arsenic. Many of them live.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailSep 21st, 2022

California’s Proposed Law Could Change the Internet

Today, for better or worse, the Internet is a rather free range for children. Websites ask their users’ ages, sure. But virtually anyone who came of age around the rise of the Internet can probably relate a time or 20 when they gave a false birthd.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Smartphones and Laptops Are Chemical Reactors

Smartphones and laptops are chemical warehouses. We need to do better managing the dangerous chemicals that emit all sorts of toxins. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

NHTSA: U.S. road deaths remain at crisis levels

U.S. traffic deaths declined for the first time since 2020 but remain at levels that call for "urgent and sustained action," says Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News3 hr. 52 min. ago

Could a Heineken ad from 2017 actually hold the key to reducing partisan animosity?

A Stanford study found that the most effective approach for reducing partisan animosity involved watching a memorable Heineken commercial. Branded is a weekly column devoted to the intersection of marketing, business, design, and culture.Read F.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Report: 90% of orgs believe cybersecurity risk isn’t being addressed

Foundry’s sixth annual 2022 Security Priorities Study looks at cybersecurity risks, challenges and investments for enterprises. Foundry’s sixth annual 2022 Security Priorities Study looks at cybersecurity risks, challenges and investments for.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

James Webb goes in deep on Mars temperature and atmosphere

Webb will perform a major study of Jupiter and has already imaged Neptune. Now, Webb has been used to get a fascinating look at our planetary neighbor, Mars......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 52 min. ago

Global Warming Is Causing Even More Problems Than You Realize

Climate change is wreaking havoc across the globe, and astronomers have discovered another potentially damaging effect of global warming. Climate change is wreaking.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Scientists use modified silk proteins to create new nonstick surfaces

Researchers at Tufts University have developed a method to make silk-based materials that refuse to stick to water, or almost anything else containing water for that matter. In fact, the modified silk, which can be molded into forms like plastic, or.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Tracking the origin of southern California"s latest invasive pest

In 2012, a crop of California's most prized ornamental trees was overrun by an invisible invader. The growing shoots of coral beans—the official city tree of Los Angeles—began wilting and falling away, revealing stems that had been hollowed out f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Neoliberals are most receptive to political tricks, study finds

Do we fall for political tricks—when politicians tell us things that seem completely meaningless? Social psychologists of the University of Amsterdam tested how people respond to vague and meaningless statements like "To politically lead the people.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Air pollution can amplify negative effects of climate change, new study finds

The impacts of air pollution on human health, economies, and agriculture differ drastically depending on where on the planet the pollutants are emitted, according to a new study that could potentially incentivize certain countries to cut climate-chan.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Mexico earthquake triggers "desert tsunami" 1,500 miles away in Death Valley cave

About five minutes after the 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit near Mexico's southwest coast Monday, typically calm water deep in a Death Valley National Park cave started sloshing against the surrounding limestone rock......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Bumblebees can be classified as "fish" under California conservation law, court says

In a move that could allow a broad range of insects to be considered for endangered species status, the state Supreme Court has found that California bumblebees can be protected under the law as a type of fish......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

New research finds that viruses may have "eyes and ears" on us

New UMBC-led research in Frontiers in Microbiology suggests that viruses are using information from their environment to "decide" when to sit tight inside their hosts and when to multiply and burst out, killing the host cell. The work has implication.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

How many ants are on Earth? 20 quadrillion, study says

There are at least 20 quadrillion ants on Earth, according to a new study that says even that staggering figure likely underestimates the total population of the insects, which are an essential part of ecosystems around the world......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Lithia Motors sells Stellantis and Honda dealerships in September deals

Lithia Motors Inc. shed one domestic dealership and an import store, both in California, in September......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Amazon hires unsafe trucking firms twice as often as peers, WSJ finds

Since 2015, crashes involving Amazon vehicles have killed more than 75 people. Enlarge (credit: Robert Nickelsberg / Contributor | Getty Images News) For years, people in cars stuck behind blue delivery trucks in traffic have.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

This dangerous Android spyware could affect millions of devices

Microsoft warns a known Android spyware is back, with new weapons in its arsenal......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Sonic Frontiers early hands–on impressions: Oh no

Sonic Frontiers shows some of that classic promise in its linear levels, but the freeroam elements that took up the majority of our playtime feel slow and repetitive, made even worse with an awkward camera angle......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2022

Strange Tree Fern Has a Surprisingly Enormous Genome

A new study explores how the flying spider-monkey tree fern might hoard chromosomes.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2022