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The Hexanaut: Building The Worlds Largest Rideable Hexapod Robot

Whether they realize it or not, fans of Star Wars, Harry Potter, and the Disney+ series Andor may already be familiar with UK creator Matt Denton’s movie magic. But in 2012, Denton’s futuristic fabrications transcen.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineDec 3rd, 2022

More than half of cocoa from the world"s largest producer cannot be traced to its origin

Published today in the journal Environmental Research Letters, a new study investigates the transparency and traceability of cocoa supply chains in Côte d'Ivoire, the world's largest cocoa producer. The results show that less than 45% of cocoa from.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 11 min. ago

How culling Australia"s feral water buffalo could help tackle climate change

The world's largest wild population of water buffalo now roam Australia. As does the largest wild herd of camels. We have millions of feral goats and deer. For these introduced species, Australia is a paradise. Plenty of vegetation, and not many pred.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

Climate change may cut US forest inventory by a fifth this century

A study led by a North Carolina State University researcher found that under more severe climate warming scenarios, the inventory of trees used for timber in the continental United States could decline by as much as 23% by 2100. The largest inventory.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 39 min. ago

Pain of police killings ripples outward to traumatize Black people and communities across US

As the video goes public of Black police officers in Memphis beating Tyre Nichols to death, it is a stark reminder of George Floyd's murder by a Minneapolis police officer in 2020. That set up the largest protests in U.S. history and a national recko.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 39 min. ago

Manu Jain, leader behind Xiaomi India"s growth, departs

Manu Kumar Jain, the poster boy of Xiaomi India's rise to the top in the world's second-largest smartphone market, has confirmed his leaving Xiaomi when the company faces a series of challenges in India......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 11 min. ago

Truck maker AB Volvo penalized $130 million by NHTSA over delayed recalls

NHTSA says heavy truck manufacturer AB Volvo agreed to a three-year consent order that includes one of the largest-ever penalties for violations under the recall law......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Daily Deals Jan. 30: $600 off 16" MacBook Pro, $100 off Bose speakers, Apple Watch Series 7 (Cellular) for $279 & more

Some of the most valuable deals we found today include 19% off Beats Studio 3 headphones, 76% off an OKP Life K2 robot vacuum, 64% off a Klipsch home theater speaker system, and 50% off 3 iPhone fast chargers.Save up to $600 on Apple.The AppleInsider.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Massive Yandex code leak reveals Russian search engine’s ranking factors

Details show how the world's fourth-largest search engine ranks webpages. Enlarge / The Russian logo of Yandex, the country's largest search engine and a tech company with many divisions, inside the company's headquarters. (credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Researchers identify important molecular switch for hearing development

In the inner ear, there are two different types of sensory cells that are responsible for hearing. An MHH research team has now identified the molecular switch for the formation of these inner and outer hair cells and thus found an important building.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

The generative AI revolution has begun—how did we get here?

A new class of incredibly powerful AI models has made recent breakthroughs possible. Enlarge / This image was partially AI-generated with the prompt "a pair of robot hands holding pencils drawing a pair of human hands, oil painti.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

BuzzFeed preps AI-written content while CNET fumbles

200 percent BuzzFeed stock rise might signal start of a "pivot to AI" media trend. Enlarge / An AI-generated image of a robot typewriter-journalist hard at work. (credit: Ars Technica) On Thursday, an internal memo obtai.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 29th, 2023

Pivot to ChatGPT? BuzzFeed preps for AI-written content while CNET fumbles

200 percent BuzzFeed stock rise might signal start of an AI media trend. Enlarge / An AI-generated image of a robot typewriter-journalist hard at work. (credit: Ars Technica) On Thursday, an internal memo obtained by The.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

How silicides impact the performance of transmon qubits

Just as the sound of a guitar depends on its strings and the materials used for its body, the performance of a quantum computer depends on the composition of its building blocks. Arguably the most critical components are the devices that encode infor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Meteorites reveal likely origin of Earth"s volatile chemicals

Meteorites have told Imperial researchers the likely far-flung origin of Earth's volatile chemicals, some of which form the building blocks of life......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Antimicrobial, air-clearing qualities of architectural biomaterials

Can building materials make indoor air healthier?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

BYD surpasses LGES to become second-largest global maker of EV batteries

China-based BYD has surpassed South Korea-based LG Energy Solution (LGES) to become the globally second-largest maker of power batteries used in electric vehicles (EVs) and PHEVs (plug-in hybrid EVs), according to South Korea-based Kyung Hyang Daily.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Q4 2022 was a disaster for smartphone sales, sees the largest-ever drop

Phone sales plummeted 18 percent last quarter, 11 percent for the entire year. Enlarge / An empty Samsung Store. (credit: Samsung) With a million layoffs and rising inflation, it turns out consumers also aren't interes.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Mercury helps to detail Earth"s most massive extinction event

The Latest Permian Mass Extinction (LPME) was the largest extinction in Earth's history to date, killing between 80–90% of life on the planet, though finding definitive evidence for what caused the dramatic changes in climate has eluded experts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Scientists discover ch-TOG protein is essential for building and maintaining the cell skeleton

Researchers led by Dr. Jens Lüders at IRB Barcelona have discovered a key role played by the ch-TOG protein in the initiation of microtubule assembly during the interphase stage of the cell cycle—the phase in which cells spend most time. The cell.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Building off the "anti-laser," researchers create a device that directs waves

Building off a breakthrough "anti-laser," a team of researchers has developed a system that can direct light and other electromagnetic waves for signal processing without any unwanted signal reflections—an innovation that could advance local area n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023