Researchers call for urgent change to help low-income families facing cost of living crisis

A new report recommends urgent reforms to the UK's social security system to protect low-income families from extreme hardship......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJan 24th, 2022

Workers at Apple supplier Quanta rebel against lockdown in factory in China

Shanghai has been on lockdown for almost two months, due to its worst COVID-19 breakout since 2020. Apple supplier Quanta Computer, located in Shanghai, is facing backlash from mostly low-wage workers demanding more freedom from these lockdown restr.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 33 min. ago

Xiaomi Mi Band 7 is here and it will only cost you $37

Xiaomi has announced its latest wearable, the Xiaomi Mi Band 7, coming in at a very affordable price of $37. The post Xiaomi Mi Band 7 is here and it will only cost you first appeared on Phandroid. While Xiaomi’s wearables aren&rsquo.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News11 hr. 33 min. ago

Google is Rolling Out Chrome 102 with 32 Security Fixes, One Critical

This week Google began a rolling release for stable Chrome version 102 "with 32 security fixes for browser on Windows, Mac and Linux," reports ZDNet: Chrome 102 for the desktop includes 32 security fixes reported to Google by external researchers. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 34 min. ago

PhD Students Face Cash Crisis with Wages That Don"t Cover Living Costs

Slashdot reader Hmmmmmm shares this surprising report from Nature. "Salaries for PhD students in the biological sciences fall well below the basic cost of living at almost every institution and department in the United States, according to data colle.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 3 min. ago

Rethinking air conditioning amid climate change

ACs and refrigerators help keep people safe—but they also further warm the planet. Enlarge (credit: Jupiter Images | Getty) It was a monumental day for the environmental movement more than 30 years ago when all 198 countries.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 36 min. ago

Climate change effect on Peruvian glaciers debated in German court

German judges and experts have arrived at the edge of a melting glacier high up in the Peruvian Andes to examine a complaint made by a local farmer who accuses energy giant RWE of threatening his home by contributing to global warming......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 28th, 2022

Vanuatu declares climate emergency

Vanuatu's parliament has declared a climate emergency, with the low-lying island nation's prime minister flagging a US$1.2 billion cost to cushion climate change's impacts on his country......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 28th, 2022

If you think PC gaming doesn"t have enough stories to tell, you"re wrong

Tentpole franchises like Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty are mainstay for PC gaming, but the platform offers more options than ever before......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 28th, 2022

US gun violence is a health crisis with evidence-based solutions, experts plea

Doctors and researchers say the science is clear, and it's long past time to act. Enlarge / Mourners visit a memorial for victims of Tuesday's mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Russian Academics Aim To Punish Colleagues Who Backed Ukraine Invasion

Some academic researchers in Russia are quietly working to prevent colleagues who have supported their country's invasion of Ukraine from being elected to the Russian Academy of Sciences this month. From a report: If they succeed, they will deny thos.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Last chance: Get Hulu for just $1/month for 3 months

You need to take advantage of this amazing Hulu deal that slashes the cost of a monthly subscription from $7 down to just $1 for your first three months!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Researchers Made Ultracold Quantum Bubbles on the Space Station

NASA’s Cold Atom Laboratory runs super-low-temperature experiments in near-zero gravity that would be impossible to accomplish on Earth......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

NASA images reveal "Sharkcano" eruption, where sharks live near active underwater volcano

An underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean has begun to erupt, NASA images show. Living there: Sharks that can withstand extreme temperatures......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Researchers aim X-rays at century-old plant secretions for insight into Aboriginal Australian cultural heritage

For tens of thousands of years, Aboriginal Australians have created some of the world's most striking artworks. Today their work continues long lines of ancestral traditions, stories of the past and connections to current cultural landscapes, which i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Mass shootings leave behind collective despair, anguish and trauma at many societal levels

The deadly shooting of at least 19 children and two adults in Texas on May 24, 2022, is the latest in an ever-growing list of national tragedies, leaving families and friends of the victims gripped with grief, anguish and despair......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

No "echo chambers" in Reddit climate debate

Climate change debates on Reddit don't happen in polarized "echo chambers", new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Researchers unravel role of cohesins in embryonic stem cell division

Chromosomes undergo precise structural changes at a molecular level during the different phases of cell division. These changes occur at a high level of accuracy to prevent genome instability. Genome instability resulting from broken, missing, or rea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

No photosynthetic improvement in ictB transformants in field-grown model crop

It is projected that by the year 2050, the global food supply will need to increase by 50-80% to keep up with the growing population. Researchers all over the world have been working to find ways to sustainably grow food crops to meet this need, and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Ancient viral elements embedded in human genome are not from fossil retrovirus

Using a next generation sequencing analysis to examine human endogenous retrovirus (HERV) integration sites, researchers from Kumamoto University, the National Institute of Genetics (Japan), and the University of Michigan (U.S.) have discovered that.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022

Tech Industry Groups Are Watering Down Attempts at Privacy Regulation, One State at a Time

Coordinated industry lobbying is overwhelming the scattered efforts of consumer groups and privacy-minded lawmakers. From a report: In late 2019, Utah state senator Kirk Cullimore got a phone call from one of his constituents, a lawyer who represente.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 27th, 2022