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Mars 2020 Perseverance rover to capture sounds from the red planet

When the Mars Perseverance rover lands on the red planet on Feb. 18, 2021, it will not only collect stunning images and rock samples; the data it returns may also include some recorded sounds from Mars......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 14th, 2021

China new energy car output rises in December

China-based makers produced 235,400 new energy vehicles and sold 248,300 units in December 2020, increasing 55.7% and 49.5% respectively on year, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 min. ago

Everlight uses LED lighting to enhance color of strawberries

Everlight Electronics has provided LED horticultural lighting using specific spectrums for an organic strawberry farm in northern Taiwan to enhance strawberries' color transcription into red, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 min. ago

Amazon offers Biden help to speed up vaccine distribution

A huge number of Amazon's own 800,000 employees are considered essential workers. Enlarge / An Amazon warehouse on a sunny day in Germany on April 2, 2020. (credit: Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | Getty Images) Amazon is one of the country.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 11 min. ago

Twitch’s Trump ban sustained after leaving office

Video-streaming account launched in 2019, faced first suspension in 2020. Enlarge / Photo illustration of the Twitch logo on a smartphone. (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Trutschel) On Wednesday, an automated alert about Twitch account bans inc.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 11 min. ago

As COVID-19 Mutates, AI Algorithms Keep Pace

Machine learning model meant for understanding language searches for coronavirus strains that could evade the vaccine As new variants of the coronavirus continue to spring up like wildfires across the planet, researchers have bee.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 11 min. ago

Describing the worldviews of the new "tech elite"

The new tech elite share distinct views setting them apart from other segments of the world's elite more generally, according to a study published January 20, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hilke Brockmann from Jacobs University Bremen,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

On the origins of money: Ancient European hoards full of standardized bronze objects

In the Early Bronze Age of Europe, ancient people used bronze objects as an early form of money, even going so far as to standardize the shape and weight of their currency, according to a study published January 20, 2020 in the open-access journal PL.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 43 min. ago

CentOS Is Gone -- But RHEL Is Now Free For Up To 16 Production Servers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Last month, Red Hat caused a lot of consternation in the enthusiast and small business Linux world when it announced the discontinuation of CentOS Linux. Long-standing tradition -- and ambiguity.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 43 min. ago

3Mbps uploads still fast enough for US homes, Ajit Pai says in final report

Pai's last report keeps 6-year-old broadband standard and gives ISPs high marks. Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says goodbye to members of a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee afters testifying during a hearing on June 16, 2020, in Washington,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Nicole Alvino: Give Workers What They Need, Then Give Them a Voice

In our first DWX profile of 2021, SocialChorus's Nicole Alvino shares lessons learned from 2020 and what it takes to help employees thrive. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News12 hr. 43 min. ago

Reddit"s Former CEO Is Now In the Forest-Planting Business

Terraformation, a startup led by Yishan Wong, former CEO of Reddit, is demonstrating an approach to reforest the planet quickly enough to fight climate change. Fast Company reports: Trees can play a key role in capturing carbon at scale -- by one est.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 11 min. ago

Fintech startups and unicorns had a stellar Q4 2020

This morning, as America itself resets, let's take a moment to understand last year just a little bit better as we get into this new one. The fourth quarter of 2020 was as busy as you imagined, with super late-stage startups reaching new va.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 43 min. ago

Red yeast from deep-sea sediment shows anticancer and antibacterial properties

Numerous natural products are awaiting discovery in all kinds of natural habitats. Especially microorganisms such as bacteria or fungi are able to produce diverse natural products with high biomedical application potential in particular as antibiotic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 43 min. ago

Physicist proposes human-populated mega-satellite orbiting Ceres

Physicist Pekka Janhunen with the Finnish Meteorological Institute has developed a novel idea to colonize a place other than the Earth—and it is not the moon or Mars. Instead, Janhunen is suggesting in a paper posted on the arXiv preprint server th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 43 min. ago

LG is considering leaving the smartphone business

LG shipped 6.5 million smartphones in Q3 2020, down 7.2 million compared to the same quarter a year earlier. With the group losing about 5 trillion won ($4.5 billion) across the last five years and holding just a two percent global market share, CEO.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News17 hr. 43 min. ago

NASA Ends Efforts to Deploy Mars InSight"s "Mole"

After two years of futile struggles to penetrate surprisingly sticky soil, the heat probe’s demise leaves large gaps in our understanding of the Red Planet’s interior -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News17 hr. 43 min. ago

Scientists gain an unprecedented view of irradiated nuclear fuel

In a feat requiring perseverance, world-leading technology, and no small amount of caution, scientists have used intense X-rays to inspect irradiated nuclear fuel. The imaging, led by researchers at Purdue University and conducted at the U.S. Departm.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 43 min. ago

Falcon 9 rocket launches, lands for the eighth time in dicey winds [Updated]

Weather appears to be good for Wednesday after concerns about recovery on Monday. Enlarge / Falcon 9, booster 1051, breaking through the sound barrier on December 13, 2020. It's back for an eighth launch a little more than a month later. (credit.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 11 min. ago

CentOS is gone—but RHEL is now free for up to 16 production servers

RHEL is now free for dev teams, and it's even free in production for up to 16 systems. Enlarge / CentOS used to be the preferred way to get RHEL compatibility at no cost. CentOS is gone now—but Red Hat is extending no-cost options for RHEL fur.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 11 min. ago

Do simulations represent the real world at the atomic scale?

Computer simulations hold tremendous promise to accelerate the molecular engineering of green energy technologies, such as new systems for electrical energy storage and solar energy usage, as well as carbon dioxide capture from the environment. Howev.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 11 min. ago