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After more than 5 years, Nvidia’s GTX 1060 is no longer Steam’s most-used GPU

Shortages and price increases have given the GTX 1060 an unusually long life. Enlarge / Nvidia's GTX 1060 is still one of the most-used GPUs on Steam, but its star continues to fade slowly. (credit: Mark Walton) Nvidia's.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaDec 5th, 2022

With rapidly increasing heat and drought, can plants adapt?

At a time when climate change is making many areas of the planet hotter and drier, it's sobering to think that deserts are relatively new biomes that have grown considerably over the past 30 million years. Widespread arid regions, like the deserts th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Researchers find deer carry SARS-CoV-2 variants that are extinct in humans

Cornell University researchers have found that white-tailed deer—the most abundant large mammal in North America—are harboring SARS-CoV-2 variants that were once widely circulated, but no longer found in humans......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Copying nature to help plants resist viruses

For thousands of years, crops have been shaped by domestication processes. Farmers cross-breed and select new varieties, adapted to constantly changing environments. Although efficient, this process is time consuming. Moreover, the desired trait must.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Frescoes, in a flash: Researchers create frescoes in a single day

In medieval Europe, before the rise of oil paintings, fresco was a popular religious painting technique. Many artworks across Europe, hundreds of years old, utilize this method and constitute an important part of cultural heritage. Michelangelo's fam.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 7 min. ago

Tested: Is Discord really slowing down Nvidia GPUs?

If you're using Discord, be aware that a recent update may have impacted the performance of your Nvidia GPU -- but is it a big deal?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

12 movies that should’ve been longer

While many people these days complain about films being too long, these movies, from Infinity War to Suicide Squad, would've benefited from more screen time......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 8 min. ago

US still has the worst, most expensive health care of any high-income country

US health care has lagged peers for years, and the pandemic made things worse. Enlarge / A woman watches white flags on the National Mall on September 18, 2021, in Washington, DC. Over 660,000 white flags were installed here to h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 36 min. ago

No more export licenses: US plans to fully cut off Huawei from chip suppliers

After years of loopholes, reports say Huawei will fully lose access to US chips. Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Huawei has been hobbling along for a few years now with limited access to US chips and technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 36 min. ago

Instagram"s founders are back with a new app

More than four years after Instagram's founders left the company, they're back with a new app......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

GM hires former Tesla exec to head mergers and acquisitions

The automaker's newest vice president, Zach Kirkman, spent six years at Tesla and six years at Apple prior to that......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 36 min. ago

LIFO tax relief bill for dealers to be reintroduced in House

House sponsors plan to reintroduce the Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act, which would give dealerships up to three years to replace their inventory before having to pay taxes on inventory sales from 2020 or 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

What is CRISPR? What to know about the transformative gene-editing tool

Over the past 10 years, CRISPR has been transformative for research, enabling gene editing that is fast, simple and precise, experts say......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Ukraine war: Attitudes to women in the military are changing as thousands serve on front lines

Thousands of women have voluntarily joined Ukraine's armed forces since 2014, when Russia's occupation of Crimea and territories in eastern Ukraine began. Over the past nine years, the number of women serving in the Ukrainian military has more than d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Lessons from shuttle Columbia disaster could stave off next tragedy

"Never again" is the phrase echoed among NASA leaders recalling the last major tragedy in the space program that occurred 20 years ago this week, when Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart over Texas on Feb. 1, 2003, never making its way back home to Fl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

50 years after Roe v. Wade, nearly one third of states lack abortion access

The legal limitations restricting abortion in the United States continue to erode access to reproductive health care at an alarming pace while other states work to protect and expand access, according to updated data released by the Center for Public.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 35 min. ago

New time lapse video shows 12 years of exoplanets orbiting their star

In 2008, HR8799 was the first extrasolar planetary system ever directly imaged. Now, the famed system stars in its very own video......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

Data scientist suggests many Bigfoot sightings may be bear sightings

Floe Foxon, a data scientist with Pinney Associates, has been comparing the number of bears living in parts of North America with the number of Bigfoot sightings over the years and suggests there is a correlation. In a paper posted on the preprint si.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

Secure Your Value: Lock in the price of your Verizon phone plan for 3 years

We're in uncertain times, but with Verizon's Welcome Unlimited plan, you can lock in low prices for three years......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

Samsung"s terrible quarter delivered lowest profit in 8 years

Long-time Apple rival Samsung had an incredibly bad fourth quarter, with the global economic downturn blamed for a 69% drop in quarterly operating profit.Samsung Galaxy Flip4In the days before Apple's announcement its own financial results for the mo.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 7 min. ago

Samsung profits sink to 8-year low as smartphone and PC demand drops

Samsung's quarterly profits have plunged to their lowest level in eight years as customers snapped up fewer cell phones and laptops......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News15 hr. 8 min. ago