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Young children develop better learning skills when taught by teachers of the same ethnicity, US study suggests

Young children who are taught by a teacher of the same ethnicity as themselves develop better learning and problem-solving skills by the age of seven, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMar 17th, 2023

Saturday Citations: Mediterranean diet racks up more points; persistent quantum coherence; vegan dogs

This week, we reported on the birth throes of black holes, the questionable assertions of a study about vegan dogs and a technique for observing entanglement without breaking quantum coherence......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 7 min. ago

2023 App Store report shows rise in downloads, developers & removals

Apple's recent App Store Transparency Report highlights substantial increases in app downloads and registered developers, along with details on the latest app removals due to government takedowns.2023 App Store report shows rise in downloads, develop.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 18th, 2024

Study examines low-permittivity dielectric ceramics for microwave/millimeter-wave communication

Microwave dielectric ceramics are the cornerstone of wireless communication devices, widely utilized in mobile communications, satellite radar, GPS, Bluetooth, and WLAN applications. Components made from these ceramic materials, such as filters, reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Researchers develop world"s smallest quantum light detector on a silicon chip

Researchers at the University of Bristol have made an important breakthrough in scaling quantum technology by integrating the world's tiniest quantum light detector onto a silicon chip. The paper, "A Bi-CMOS electronic photonic integrated circuit qua.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Study reveals how a sugar-sensing protein acts as a "machine" to switch plant growth—and oil production—on and off

Proteins are molecular machines, with flexible pieces and moving parts. Understanding how these parts move helps scientists unravel the function a protein plays in living things—and potentially how to change its effects. Biochemists at the U.S. Dep.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Scientists develop new geochemical "fingerprint" to trace contaminants in fertilizer

An international team of scientists has uncovered toxic metals in mineral phosphate fertilizers worldwide by using a new tool to identify the spread and impact of such contaminants on soil, water resources, and food supply......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

How your aurora photographs are helping NASA study solar storms

The most dramatic solar storm in decades wasn't only notable for the gorgeous colors seen in the sky -- it's also a way for scientists to learn about the sun......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

The 22 best YouTube videos for kids (May 2024)

Learning about personal hygiene, long division, and getting excited for the playground are among the best YouTube videos for kids in May 2024......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Study finds saying "please" may not be so polite in everyday requests

By kindergarten age, most children have been taught that "please" is a magic word. "Please" is an expression of politeness that shows courtesy and respect, turning a potential demand into a request that will—poof!—magically be granted......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Researchers calculate the carbon footprint of building a wooden house in Japan

Researchers at Kyushu University have published a comprehensive analysis on the carbon footprint of constructing a wooden house in Japan. The study covered the total amount of emissions produced, taking into consideration the entire supply chain incl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

How biodiversity-productivity relationships change along elevation in forests

A study published in the journal Forest Ecosystems has revealed that the relationship between biodiversity and forest productivity is not as straightforward as previously thought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Sea otter study finds tool use allows access to larger prey, reduces tooth damage

Sea otters are one of the few animals that use tools to access their food, and a new study has found that individual sea otters that use tools—most of whom are female—are able to eat larger prey and reduce tooth damage when their preferred prey b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Researchers develop a detector for continuously monitoring toxic gases

Most systems used to detect toxic gases in industrial or domestic settings can be used only once, or at best a few times. Now, researchers at MIT have developed a detector that could provide continuous monitoring for the presence of these gases, at l.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Case study examines new product development in the fast fashion industry

In the world of fast fashion, new product development (NPD) is the main option for companies hoping to maintain relevance and competitiveness in an ever-changing market. NPD is a multifaceted process and covers the generation of ideas, design and imp.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Scientists brew killer bee beer

Scientists from Cardiff University have used brewer's yeast that resides in the gut microbiome of killer honeybees in Namibia and applied it to develop a unique craft beer......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Activision forms studio to develop new narrative-driven franchise

Activision is breaking away from Call of Duty with the launch of Elsewhere Entertainment, a new studio that'll develop a narrative-driven franchise......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Allyship is essential to new mothers returning to work, says study

Returning to work after parental leave can be one of the most challenging experiences for any parents, especially mothers, to navigate. Fortunately, there are simple, kind and thoughtful ways in which organizational members—regardless of formal sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Into the abyss: Understanding black hole formation through natal kicks and neutrino emission

A new study in Physical Review Letters explores the conditions of black hole formation from dying stars, particularly the role of neutrino-induced natal kicks in the formation process......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

How saber-toothed tigers acquired their long upper canine teeth

An international team led by scientists from the University of Liège has investigated the evolutionary patterns behind the development of saber teeth, with some unexpected results along the way. Their study has been published in the journal Current.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Study shows regenerating worms have genetic control over their algal partners

Many organisms are far more complex than just a single species. Humans, for example, are full of a variety of microbes. Some creatures have even more special connections, though......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024