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The origin of reproductive organs

Early in human development, during the first trimester of gestation, a fetus may have XX or XY chromosomes that indicate its sex. Yet at this stage a mass of cells known as the bipotential gonad that ultimately develops into either ovaries or testes.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 5th, 2021

From symmetry to asymmetry: The two sides of life

On the outside, animals often appear bilaterally symmetrical with mirror-image left and right features. However, this balance is not always reflected internally, as several organs such as the lungs and intestines are left-right (LR) asymmetrical. Res.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

Human-generated noise can contribute to deplete Seagrass Posidonia populations

When exposed to human-made noise, seagrass posidonia reveals permanent severe lesions in their sensory organs that sense gravity, which threatens their survival. This is the main conclusion of a recent study of the Laboratory of Applied Bioacoustics.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

Sex organs of baobab flowers solve puzzle of trees that bear more fruit

Baobabs are the mainstay of rural communities in some parts of Africa—they provide food in the form of leaves that are cooked like spinach, and large oval fruit which are rich in vitamin C. Oils are extracted from the crushed seeds (used in the cos.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Trip to space with Jeff Bezos sells for $28 mn

A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction Saturday for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire's company Blue Origin next month......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is a new action game from Team Ninja

As shown during the Square Enix Presents E3 2021 event, Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is an action game coming to current and last-gen platforms......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Ticket for space flight with Jeff Bezos is auctioned for $28 million

Unnamed passenger will pay more than $9 million per minute of zero gravity. Enlarge / New Shepard crew capsule seen landing in west Texas in April 2021. (credit: Blue Origin) A ticket to take a brief trip to space with Amazon founder Jeff Bezo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Seat On Jeff Bezos" Space Trip Sells For $28 Million

The auction has ended for a seat with Jeff Bezos and his brother on their first Blue Origin flight into space next month. Slashdot reader ytene writes that a live-streamed auction for the seat "lasted less than 10 minutes after opening at $4.8 millio.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Someone just bid a whopping $4M for a seat on Blue Origin rocket ride

Ahead of the final auction session on Saturday, someone has just bid a whopping $4 million for a seat on Blue Origin's first-ever space tourism flight......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 10th, 2021

Origin of fairy circles: Euphorbia hypothesis disproved

The fairy circles of the Namib are one of nature's greatest mysteries. Millions of these circular barren patches extend over vast areas along the margins of the desert in Namibia. In 1979, G.K. Theron published the first research about their origin......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Trevor Noah says Jeff Bezos should just pay for the extra Blue Origin seat

In case you hadn't heard, Jeff Bezos is about to go into space. On Monday, the former Amazon CEO announced his intention to join the first crewed suborbital flight by Blue Origin, his own spaceflight company. The billionaire invited his brother,.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Blue Origin auction sees huge new bid for first rocket ride

A mystery space fan has significantly upped the bid in a charity auction for a seat on Blue Origin's first crewed rocket trip......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Jeff Bezos and his brother Mark will be on Blue Origin"s first human spaceflight on July 20

Bezos in a recent Instagram post said he’s dreamed of traveling to space since he was five years old. On July 20, he will fulfill that dream alongside his brother Mark. “The greatest adventure, with my best friend,” Bezos described it as......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Origin of first structures formed in galaxies like the Milky Way identified

An international team of scientists led from the Centre for Astrobiology (CAB, CSIC-INTA), with participation from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), has used the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) to study a representative sample of galaxi.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

How basic physics and chemistry constrain cellular functions in primitive and modern cells

A longstanding basic question in biology relates to how life satisfies the fundamental constraints put on it by physics and chemistry. Darwin's warm pond hypothesis for the origin of primordial cells is a familiar one. Advances have been made in mapp.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Jeff Bezos Plans to Travel to Space on Blue Origin Flight

Jeff Bezos will go to space next month when his company, Blue Origin, launches its first passenger-carrying mission. From a report: The 57-year-old, who plans to travel alongside his brother, Mark, made the announcement in an Instagram post Monday. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Jeff Bezos riding his own rocket in July, joining 1st crew

Jeff Bezos will ride his own rocket into space next month, joining the first crew to fly in a Blue Origin capsule......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Jeff Bezos to ride a rocket to space on Blue Origin’s first tourism flight

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced he'll be riding his New Shepard rocket to space on July 20 in Blue Origin's first-ever space tourism trip......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Jeff Bezos says he will fly into space next month

"You can buy Soyuz seats; it’s not what drives me." Enlarge / Jeff Bezos speaking at the unveiling of the Blue Origin New Shepard system during the Space Symposium on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (credit: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Jeff Bezos and his brother will fly on Blue Origin’s first human spaceflight with auction winner

Jeff Bezos and his brother will fly on Blue Origin’s first human spaceflight with auction winner.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021

Jeff Bezos is going to space

Jeff Bezos will be flying to space on the first crewed flight of the New Shepard, the rocket ship made by his space company, Blue Origin. The flight is scheduled for July 20th, just 15 days after he is set to resign as CEO of Amazon......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 7th, 2021