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Tesla takes aim at upstarts with 390-mile range, 200 mph Model S Plaid

Tesla's longest-serving car gets its long-awaited refresh. This is the Tesla Model S Plaid, the company's fastest sedan ever. [credit: Tesla.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJun 11th, 2021

New model shows greater likelihood, frequency of urban extreme heat events

Extreme heat waves in urban areas are much more likely than previously thought, according to a new modeling approach designed by researchers including University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) assistant profess.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

There"s more to genes than DNA: How Mum and Dad add something extra

Biologists at the Universities of Bath and Vienna have discovered 71 new 'imprinted' genes in the mouse genome, a finding that takes them a step closer to unraveling some of the mysteries of epigenetics—an area of science that describes how genes a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

New model simulates the tsunamis caused by iceberg calving

A team of scientists has developed a new model for simulating both iceberg calving and the tsunamis that are triggered as a result. Their method can help improve hazard assessment in coastal areas and refine the empirical calving models used to evalu.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News1 hr. 1 min. ago

Hawaii"s Remote Workers Discover Challenges and Rewards

For many professionals, Hawaii seems a dream spot for remote work. But pulling off remote work in the Aloha state takes more than a plane ticket and a laptop. From a report: The pandemic devastated the state's economy. According to the Hawaii Tourism.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

The efforts to make text-based AI less racist and terrible

Researchers try different approaches to solve problem of amplifying negative stereotypes. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) In July 2020, OpenAI launched GPT-3, an artificial intelligence language model that quickly stoked excitement about compu.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3000: Price, release date, specs, and everything we know

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3000 graphics cards deliver top performance for gamers and professionals. Here's everything you need to know about the range of Ampere cards......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Aliens Wouldn"t Need Warp Drives to Take Over an Entire Galaxy, Simulation Suggests

A new computer simulation shows that a technologically advanced civilization, even when using slow ships, can still colonize an entire galaxy in a modest amount of time. The finding presents a possible model for interstellar migration and a sharpened.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 19th, 2021

Best Prime Day Roomba deals 2021: Deals you can buy today

Most of the Roombas in iRobot’s range of robot vacuums are on sale this Prime Day 2021. Some are ready to buy today......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Amazon Echo Dot 3rd-Gen vs. Echo Dot 4th-Gen

The 4th gen Dot is very different than the last model. We break down the differences between the Echo Dot 3rd gen and the Echo Dot 4th gen in this guide......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

A number of recommended Nintendo Switch games are on sale today

Dealmaster also has early Prime Day discounts, Philips Hue deals, and more. Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Earlier this week, we highlighted an excellent deal on Nintendo Switch Online memberships. Today's Dealmaster is headlined by a range of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Newly discovered Vigilante malware outs software pirates and blocks them

Most malware tries to steal stuff. Vigilante, by contrast, takes aim at piracy. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) A researcher has uncovered one of the more unusual finds in the annals of malware: booby-trapped files that rat out downloaders and.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

"Nanodecoy" therapy binds and neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 virus

Nanodecoys made from human lung spheroid cells (LSCs) can bind to and neutralize SARS-CoV-2, promoting viral clearance and reducing lung injury in a macaque model of COVID-19. By mimicking the receptor that the virus binds to rather than targeting th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

COVID-19 spread model shows how vaccination affects pandemic

RUDN University mathematicians built a model of COVID-19 spreading based on two regression models. The mathematicians divided the countries into three groups, depending on the spreading rate and on the climatic conditions, and found a suitable mathem.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Google"s Next AI Move: Teaching Foreign Languages

An anonymous reader shares a report: Google CEO Sundar Pichai last month previewed an artificial intelligence model that he said would enable people to have open-ended conversations with technology. But current and former employees who have worked wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

More focus needed on female travelers" needs

A James Cook University researcher has called for travel medicine organizations to focus more on the needs of women, who face a particular range of challenges when they travel......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

The best Asus Laptops of 2021

This guide takes a look at the best Asus laptops for you, from great budget machines and 2-in-1s to serious gaming laptops that can handle anything......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Amazon takes down another popular tech accessory company, following Aukey, Mpow

A month after removing two popular tech accessory brands because of their involvement in fake review schemes, Amazon has done the same to RAVPower......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Are zoos inadvertently complicit in wildlife trade? The case of a rare Borneo lizard

Should zoos display legally protected species that have been smuggled out of their range countries? A new study suggests that a pause and rethink may be needed, as it reports that accredited zoos have acquired a rare and legally protected reptile, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Ocean circulation is key to understanding uncertainties in climate change predictions

Thirty state-of-the-art IPCC-climate models predict dramatically different climates for the Northern Hemisphere, especially Europe. An analysis of the range of responses now reveals that the differences are mostly down to the individual model's simul.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Save up to $1,300 on Lorex home security for Father’s Day

Save up to $1,300 on a range of different Lorex home security products and make your home permanently safer.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021