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Lossless audio among new features heading to Apple Music next month

The Cupertino-based company has announced that starting in June, it’ll be bringing spatial audio with support for Dolby Atmos to Apple Music. The streaming service will automatically play Dolby Atmos tracks by default on all AirPods and Beats headp.....»»

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Microsoft Teams with personal features is now available for everyone

The past year has seen the explosion of communication apps like Zoom, Slack, Skype, Teams, Discord and many others as people have had to keep physical interactions to a minimum......»»

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Navy pilots describe encounter with unidentified aerial phenomena in new 60 Minutes segment

American news program 60 Minutes on Sunday aired a segment that takes a closer look at the topic of unidentified flying objects, or unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) as they are now purportedly referred to as......»»

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Google added audible caller ID screening to its Phone app

Google's Phone app is getting a new feature called "Announce Caller ID." It's a relatively simple addition that announces the caller's name or number, so users don't need to pick up their phone to see who is calling......»»

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In slow motion against antibiotic resistance

There are currently only a few synthetic agents that bind to and block the widespread membrane transport proteins, ATP-binding cassette transporters (ABC). Scientists at Goethe University and the University of Tokyo identified four of these macrocycl.....»»

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Worsening algae bloom on Florida"s Lake Okeechobee threatens coasts again

The scene at Pahokee marina on Lake Okeechobee last week was a warning sign: A thick mat of algae in various shades of green, brown, gray and fluorescent blue covered the area around boat slips. In some spots, the gunk was so dense it stuck out 2 inc.....»»

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Europe"s appetite for wood is clashing with Black communities in South Carolina

Europe's effort to make energy from American wood pellets is drawing complaints from Black community leaders in South Carolina, where manufacturers are expanding to produce more of the tiny wood chips......»»

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Tropical cyclones in the Arabian Sea: Why are they increasing?

A powerful cyclonic system, Tauktae, is expected to make landfall in the Indian state of Gujarat late Monday after barrelling up the Arabian Sea in the Indian Ocean......»»

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Monster cyclone makes landfall in Covid-stricken India

A deadly cyclone blasted ashore in western India late Monday with fierce winds and drenching rains that turned streets into rivers, disrupting the country's response to its devastating Covid-19 outbreak......»»

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Pet trade may pose threat to bushbaby conservation

Southern lesser galagos (Galago moholi), a species of primate that lives in southern Africa, boast big, round eyes and are so small they can fit in your hand......»»

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Researcher describes four new species of sponge that lay undiscovered in plain sight

The ocean is a big place with many deep, dark mysteries. Humans have mapped no more than 20% of the sea, and explored less. Even the kelp forests of Southern California—among the best studied patches of ocean on the planet—hide species not yet de.....»»

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COVID-19 hit stock markets as it spread from country to country

As Covid-19 spread around the world, stock markets in individual countries took a major hit—yet stock markets in China where the disease first struck avoided significant falls—researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre fo.....»»

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Lives may be saved by implementing ATS-recommended air quality standards

Air quality standards recommended by the American Thoracic Society (ATS) have the potential to prevent more illness and death than standards adopted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to research presented at the ATS 2021 In.....»»

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Archaeologists teach computers to sort ancient pottery

Archeologists at Northern Arizona University are hoping a new technology they helped pioneer will change the way scientists study the broken pieces left behind by ancient societies......»»

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Permafrost carbon feedbacks threaten global climate goals

Since it was first signed more than five years ago, the Paris Agreement has set the bar for the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, with more than 70 countries taking on ambitious nationally determined contributions that exceed initial.....»»

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Educational intervention enhances student learning

In a study of low-income, urban youth in the U.S., researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found that students exposed to Photovoice, an educational intervention, experienced greater improvements in STEM-capacity scores and.....»»

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From Avocet to Zebra Finch: big data study finds more than 50 billion birds in the world

There are roughly 50 billion individual birds in the world, a new big data study by UNSW Sydney suggests—about six birds for every human on the planet......»»

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African rainforests still slowed climate change despite record heat and drought

Scientists studying the impact of record heat and drought on intact African tropical rainforests were surprised by how resilient they were to the extreme conditions during the last major El Niño event......»»

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New tools needed to prevent plant disease pandemics

Plant diseases don't stop at a nation's borders and miles of oceans don't prevent their spread, either. That's why plant disease surveillance, improved plant disease detection systems and predictive plant disease modeling—integrated at the global s.....»»

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Collective intelligence can be predicted and quantified, new study finds

In order to address issues ranging from climate change to developing complex technologies and curing diseases, science relies on collective intelligence, or the ability of a group to work together and solve a range of problems that vary in complexity.....»»

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