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The Kunga Is the Oldest Known Hybrid Bred By Humans

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ScienceNews: Meet the kunga, the earliest known hybrid animal bred by people. The ancient equine from Syro-Mesopotamia existed around 4,500 years ago and was a cross between a donkey and a hemippe, a type of A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJan 15th, 2022

Magnetic-Plasmonic Hybrid Nanoparticles Isolate Lysosomes from Cells

Researchers at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have developed a method to isolate intact lysosomes from cells. The technique is rapid and produces samples of high purity. Lysosomes are the garbage-disposal organelles within a c.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Gene Variant May Have Helped Ancient Humans Survive Starvation

When there’s no food, it pays to be small -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

New York"s Central Park Becomes a Living Climate Laboratory

Scientists will study how rising temperatures affect trees, plants, wildlife and humans who use the park -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

The importance of securing machine-to-machine and human-to-machine interaction

In this interview with Help Net Security, Oded Hareven, CEO at Akeyless, explains how organizations manage secrets, particularly how this practice has changed and evolved amid the rapid shift to hybrid/remote work and how it benefits organizations se.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

"Best Cars for the Money" list snubs every EV on the market

When you want an electric car, but price is a dealbreaker, U.S. News & World Report only recommends hybrids.Late Wednesday night, U.S. News released its 2022 list and for the two categories, "Best hybrid and electric car and SUV for the money," Hyund.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Swapping muscles for wires, this robot is learning to control a smile — Strictly Robots

In an effort to explore the relationship between humans and robots, researchers at Columbia University have developed a robot that can mirror human facial expressions. EVA has a 3D-printed skull and over 20 "muscles" it can use to display looks of an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Researchers date the oldest known human skull at 233,000 years

Omo I is the oldest skull with clearly Homo sapiens features, including a chin. Enlarge (credit: Vidal et al 2022) The oldest known Homo sapiens fossil is about 36,000 years older than previously thought, according to a recent.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

The genetic engineering behind pig-to-human transplants

A paper on a transplant to a brain-dead recipient provides details on the donor. Enlarge / Cloned piglets that are engineered to be useful for organ transplants to humans. (credit: Getty Images / Staff) Last week, when we repo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

The Canon EOS R5 C leaves a convenient gap for a flagship Canon EOS R1

The Canon EOS R5 C is the camera giant's most powerful hybrid camera so far, but isn't the next-gen flagship that the EOS R1 is rumored to be......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

The Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid proves electric motors improve the breed

It's hard to argue with near-silent, efficient, torque-packed propulsion. Enlarge / Bentley's Flying Spur sedan is now available as a plug-in hybrid. (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) Bentley provided flights to Los Angeles and two ni.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

How Citizen’s CZ Smart almost got hybrid smartwatches right

The CZ Smart Hybrid is Citizen's second attempt at a smartwatch, and it has nailed the style, comfort, and technology. However, it has misjudged the price......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Humans are adapting to climate change, but not quickly enough, according to new research

The evidence is overwhelming: climate change is here, and with it come catastrophes, soaring costs, migration and now, in the face of reality, human adaptation. Across the globe, people are learning to live with a climate that is unlike the one they.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Peugeot thinks its wingless 9X8 race car can win Le Mans

The new hybrid prototype had its first track test in late December. Enlarge / Peugeot's 9X8 seen testing at Aragorn in Spain in late December 2021. (credit: Peugeot) With the introduction of the new Hypercar class, Peugeot wil.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Retailers turn to hybrid cloud and AI to meet shifting consumer behaviors

More consumers are becoming hybrid shoppers that conduct part of their shopping journey online and the other half in retail stores......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

One of the oldest human fossils just got older: study

One of the oldest known Homo sapiens fossils may be more than 35,000 years older than previously thought, according to a study on Wednesday that used volcanic ash to date the find......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Space Anemia Is Tied To Being In the Void and Can Stick Around Awhile

fahrbot-bot shares a report from Ars Technica: Space isn't easy on humans. Some aspects are avoidable -- the vacuum, of course, and the cold, as well as some of the radiation. Astronauts can also lose bone density, thanks to a lack of gravity. NASA h.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

The Kunga Is the Oldest Known Hybrid Bred By Humans

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ScienceNews: Meet the kunga, the earliest known hybrid animal bred by people. The ancient equine from Syro-Mesopotamia existed around 4,500 years ago and was a cross between a donkey and a hemippe, a type of A.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Before horses, ass hybrids were bred for warfare

The 4,500-year-old iconography and texts from Mesopotamia show that the elite used equids for travel and warfare; however, the nature of these animals remained mysterious. In Science Advances (January 14, 2022), a team from the Institut Jacques Monod.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

We don’t know why, but being in space causes us to destroy our blood

Space anemia is tied to being in the void and can stick around awhile. Enlarge (credit: NASA) Space isn’t easy on humans. Some aspects are avoidable—the vacuum, of course, and the cold, as well as some of the radiation. As.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

What COVID-19 can teach fish farms

When it comes to the business of seafood, COVID-19 hasn't been nearly as damaging as the ecological havoc caused by humans, a recent global survey of fish farms found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022