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X-ray analysis reveals hidden composition under iconic portrait of the Lavoisiers

Painting was likely altered to appease growing French anti-aristocratic sentiment. Enlarge The French 18th-century chemist Antoine Lavoisier is a complicated historical figure. Scientifically, of course, he is an undisputed.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaOct 19th, 2021

Deconstructing Leadership – Mantras from Iconic Tech Leaders for Evolving Times and New-Age Leaders

The pandemic has put leadership, and leaders, to the toughest test, as leaders reveal themselves! In a remote, and now hybrid, work environment, both leaders and their teams have had to put additional efforts to ensure that the organizational culture.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Valve reveals the Steam Deck"s packaging, complete with Portal references and suggestions where to play

Valve writes that it recently completed its DV (Design Validation) manufacturing build of the Steam Deck, which it will be using for additional testing and developer kits. DV is the final prototype build, meaning the finished consumer unit will come.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Why Buzz Lightyear’s Rocket Launch Looks Better Than Reality

We use video analysis to compare an animated liftoff to an actual one, proving that truth is more boring than fiction......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Iron selenide film reveals clues about superconductivity

Through their study of two-dimensional iron selenide (FeSe) films, a research team has unlocked some intriguing clues about superconductivity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Host and resident bacteria join forces to control fungi in plant roots

In nature, the roots of healthy plants are colonized by complex microbial communities of bacteria and filamentous eukaryotes (i.e., fungi and oomycetes, Fig. 1), the composition of which profoundly influences plant health. Maintaining a microbial equ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Study: New German govt"s plans fall short of climate goal

A research institute's analysis has concluded the incoming German government's plans for curbing greenhouse gas emissions are insufficient to put Germany on course to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris climate accord......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

The layered effect: A single-cell map of corn"s root reveals a regulator of cellular diversity

A new study uses novel single-cell profiling techniques to reveal how plants add new cell layers that help them resist climate stressors like drought or flooding. The research focuses on corn—a critically important crop around the world—in an eff.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Intel’s first Arc Alchemist discrete GPU may be on par with GTX 1650 Super

A new leak reveals the specifications of an upcoming discrete Intel graphics card: The Intel Arc A380. It seems the card is comparable to the GTX 1650 Super......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

The US Crackdown on Chinese Economic Espionage is a Mess

The US government's China Initiative sought to protect national security. In the most comprehensive analysis of cases to date, MIT Technology Review reveals how far it has strayed from its goals. Technology Review: A visiting researcher at UCLA accus.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Study reveals that giant planets could reach "maturity" much earlier than previously thought

An international team of scientists, in which researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) participate together with other institutions from Spain, Italy, Germany, Belgium, UK, and Mexico, has been able to measure the masses of th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Some polycrystal grain boundaries feel the heat more than others

Polycrystals are solid materials that are made up of lots of small crystals. The points where the crystals meet are known as grain boundaries (GBs). GBs are important because they can affect the way the solid behaves. However, conventional analysis t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Which role models are best for STEM? Researchers offer recommendations in new analysis

An analysis of the effect role models have on students' motivation in studying STEM subjects points to new ways to deploy these leaders in order to encourage learning across different populations. The recommendations provide a resource for parents, t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Study: Climate change not causing Madagascar drought, famine

Don't blame climate change for the devastating Madagascar drought and famine, scientists said in a new analysis Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

What big data reveals about online extremism

As extremist groups and fringe movements like QAnon have gained mainstream awareness, their ability to rapidly proliferate misinformation and conspiracies has put social media platforms under heightened public scrutiny. Facebook, Twitter, and other t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Research reveals new evidence that sugary beverage tax impacts are sustainable, effective

Two new studies based in Seattle provide evidence that public policies to reduce consumption of added sugars through taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages are effective and sustainable......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Report reveals which sealed NES games are the rarest of the rare

Wata Games population report includes some seemingly one-of-a-kind variants. Enlarge / Some copies of The Legend of Zelda might be worth less if they were made of real gold... (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) This summer.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Parental stress is a contributing factor linking maternal depression to child anxiety and depressive symptoms

A secondary analysis of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (Fragile Families) found a bi-directional relationship where a mother's mental health symptoms impacted the child's mental health symptoms and vice versa, according to researchers.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Breakthrough tool to show how much exoskeletons reduce back injury risk

A study reveals a breakthrough tool to assess the effect of exoskeletons on injury risk. The tool, called Exo-LiFFT, is an interactive calculator that will help companies looking for ways to overcome workforces struggling with musculoskeletal injurie.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Funny things to ask Alexa

Alexa can be hilarious. Check out funny things to ask Alexa when you want the voice assistant to show off her sense of humor or unveil a hidden Easter egg......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Global HIV viral suppression rates too low among children and adolescents

An analysis in the lead up to World AIDS Day reveals that HIV is 'virally suppressed' in only 59 per cent of children and adolescents on treatment......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021