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Footprints from site a at Laetoli, Tanzania, are from early humans, not bears

The oldest unequivocal evidence of upright walking in the human lineage are footprints discovered at Laetoli, Tanzania in 1978, by paleontologist Mary Leakey and her team. The bipedal trackways date to 3.7 million years ago. Another set of mysterious.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyDec 1st, 2021

Australia says WeChat has removed the account of its Prime Minister

Australia has accused WeChat of taking down Prime Minister Scott Morrison's account and redirecting his followers to a site that claims to provide information for Chinese Australians......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News10 hr. 58 min. ago

Overweight dogs respond well to high-protein, high-fiber diet

A study of overweight dogs fed a reduced calorie, high-protein, high-fiber diet for 24 weeks found that the dogs' body composition and inflammatory markers changed over time in ways that parallel the positive changes seen in humans on similar diets......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 25 min. ago

Nanosatellite launch is a big step forward for African space science

South African space science had a big day on 13 January 2022. The Cape Peninsula University of Technology, based in Cape Town, launched its third satellite mission into space from the Cape Canaveral rocket launch site in Florida in the US......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News20 hr. 25 min. ago

Australia says WeChat has removed the account of its prime minister

Australia has accused WeChat of taking down Prime Minister Scott Morrison's account and redirecting his followers to a site that claims to provide information for Chinese Australians......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 24th, 2022

Leaked benchmarks show Intel Arc Alchemist GPU performing like a GeForce RTX 3070 Ti

This week, a benchmark for an Intel graphics card appeared on Sisoftware, and it seems to compare favorably against Nvidia’s RTX 3070 Ti. The site scores the card in terms of stats like clock speed, GP compute (at multiple levels of precision), and.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

Analysts Weigh In: Will We Ever See the Year of the Linux Desktop?

How popular is Linux? The Windows Central site admits Linux is starting to tempt them. "It made such an imprint on Windows Central that not all of us even bother much with Windows anymore." "Heck, Germany (part of it, to be specific) is taking anot.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

Automatic Blood Smear Preparation for Reliable Malaria Diagnosis

Researchers at Cambridge and Bath universities in the UK, along with colleagues at the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania, have created two devices, called autohaem, that assist in creating blood smears, a common technique for diagnosing malaria. A.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

History of the GMC Yukon

For more than 30 years, the GMC Yukon has provided bold style, impressive capability, and high-end amenities in the SUV segment. The large vehicle made its debut in the early ’90s and has been a mainstay in the GMC lineup ever since. Looking to the.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

History of the Cadillac SRX

The luxury crossover segment is currently filled with appealing options from various brands. Cadillac was quick to get in on the fun in the early 2000s with the introduction of the SRX in 2003. The Cadillac SRX became immensely successful and was eve.....»»

Category: autoSource:  thenewswheelRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Dragon Age 4 is still more than a year away

Dragon Age 4 isn't coming this year. It's not even coming early next year. But we could start to hear more about it soon. Dragon Age 4 isn't coming this year. It's not even coming early next year. But we could start to hear more about it soon.Rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Gene Variant May Have Helped Ancient Humans Survive Starvation

When there’s no food, it pays to be small -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

New York"s Central Park Becomes a Living Climate Laboratory

Scientists will study how rising temperatures affect trees, plants, wildlife and humans who use the park -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Our Best Bets against COVID

Early studies show that to fight new variants like Omicron boosters are necessary -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Exclusive: Intel Reveals Plans for Massive New Ohio Factory, Fighting the Chip Shortage Stateside

As part of an effort to regain its position as a leading maker of semiconductors amidst a global chip shortage, Intel is committing $20 billion to build a manufacturing mega-site in New Albany, on the outskirts of Columbus, Ohio, the company exclusiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Bobby Kotick Reportedly Turned Up Late and Left Early from a Meeting Meant to Reassure Employees

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick reportedly turned up late and left early from a 'fireside chat' meeting that was meant to reassure employees of Activision Blizzard about the future.Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick reportedly turned up late a.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Arctic Bearz: An Integrated one-of-a-kind Firm Ensuring that Polar Bears are here to Stay

Striving hard to create a positive impact and contribute to society in many ways is Arctic Bearz. Each sector is busy in creating their own sound finance. Where one company comes-up with a unique motive to save Polar Bears. As it’s turning into.....»»

Category: topSource:  tapscapeRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Google"s got AR glasses in the works. Here are 6 things you need to know.

If you’ve ever wanted to Google search with your eyes, we’ve got great news.The Verge reported on Thursday that Google is in the early stages of development on Project Iris, the codename for an upcoming augmented reality headset with a pl.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

AdultFriendFinder is essentially a porn hookup site that"s equal parts sex and spam

Moving to a new area or working at a new job where you don't know anybody can be seriously depressing, especially if you're already introverted as it is. What are you supposed to do? Go sit at the bar by yourself? And talk to strangers? No thanks.The.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

The best sex toy deals as of Jan. 21: Lelo, Satisfyer, Magic Wand, and more

UPDATE: Jan. 21, 2022, 2:45 p.m. EST This story has been updated to include new early Valentine's Day deals and more — check out some of our favorite finds below. The We-Vibe Tango is a bullet vibe but better — $59 $79 (save $20) Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Swapping muscles for wires, this robot is learning to control a smile — Strictly Robots

In an effort to explore the relationship between humans and robots, researchers at Columbia University have developed a robot that can mirror human facial expressions. EVA has a 3D-printed skull and over 20 "muscles" it can use to display looks of an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022