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Study says parent perceptions of school meals influence student participation in school meal programs

A new study suggests that the way parents view school meals can impact how likely their children are to participate in meal programs at school......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 15th, 2024

Composition of gut microbiota could influence decision-making

The way we make decisions in a social context can be explained by psychological, social, and political factors. But what if other forces were at work? Hilke Plassmann and her colleagues from the Paris Brain Institute and the University of Bonn show t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News10 hr. 4 min. ago

Saturday Citations: Mediterranean diet racks up more points; persistent quantum coherence; vegan dogs

This week, we reported on the birth throes of black holes, the questionable assertions of a study about vegan dogs and a technique for observing entanglement without breaking quantum coherence......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 4 min. ago

Study examines low-permittivity dielectric ceramics for microwave/millimeter-wave communication

Microwave dielectric ceramics are the cornerstone of wireless communication devices, widely utilized in mobile communications, satellite radar, GPS, Bluetooth, and WLAN applications. Components made from these ceramic materials, such as filters, reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Study reveals how a sugar-sensing protein acts as a "machine" to switch plant growth—and oil production—on and off

Proteins are molecular machines, with flexible pieces and moving parts. Understanding how these parts move helps scientists unravel the function a protein plays in living things—and potentially how to change its effects. Biochemists at the U.S. Dep.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

GTA 6 Release Date Confirmed for Fall 2025

Take-Two Interactive, Rockstar Games’ parent company, has confirmed the GTA 6 release window. Unsurprisingly, the game will be out in the fall of next year. Within Take-Two’s results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2024, CEO Straus.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Grand Theft Auto 6 will launch in fall 2025

You can expect Grand Theft Auto VI to release sometime in fall 2025, according to Rockstar parent company Take-Two Interactive......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

How your aurora photographs are helping NASA study solar storms

The most dramatic solar storm in decades wasn't only notable for the gorgeous colors seen in the sky -- it's also a way for scientists to learn about the sun......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Detecting influence campaigns on X with AI and network science

In the age of generative-AI and large language models (LLMs), massive amounts of inauthentic content can be rapidly broadcasted on social media platforms. As a result, malicious actors are becoming more sophisticated, hijacking hashtags, artificially.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto 6 will launch in fall 2025, Take-Two confirms

You can expect Grand Theft Auto VI to release sometime in fall 2025, according to Rockstar parent company Take-Two Interactive......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Study finds saying "please" may not be so polite in everyday requests

By kindergarten age, most children have been taught that "please" is a magic word. "Please" is an expression of politeness that shows courtesy and respect, turning a potential demand into a request that will—poof!—magically be granted......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Researchers calculate the carbon footprint of building a wooden house in Japan

Researchers at Kyushu University have published a comprehensive analysis on the carbon footprint of constructing a wooden house in Japan. The study covered the total amount of emissions produced, taking into consideration the entire supply chain incl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

How biodiversity-productivity relationships change along elevation in forests

A study published in the journal Forest Ecosystems has revealed that the relationship between biodiversity and forest productivity is not as straightforward as previously thought......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Sea otter study finds tool use allows access to larger prey, reduces tooth damage

Sea otters are one of the few animals that use tools to access their food, and a new study has found that individual sea otters that use tools—most of whom are female—are able to eat larger prey and reduce tooth damage when their preferred prey b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

The genetic basis and process of inbreeding depression in an elite hybrid rice

Inbreeding depression is defined as reduced fitness or performance arising from increasing homozygosity of progenies due to successive inbreeding, whereas heterosis refers to the superiority of a hybrid over its parent resulting from the increase in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Case study examines new product development in the fast fashion industry

In the world of fast fashion, new product development (NPD) is the main option for companies hoping to maintain relevance and competitiveness in an ever-changing market. NPD is a multifaceted process and covers the generation of ideas, design and imp.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Why have venture capitalists become so founder-friendly?

Companies backed by venture capitalists ("VCs") have a disproportionate influence on our economy; they provide funding to less than 0.25% of new businesses, but more than 47% of US companies that went public between 1995 and 2018 were venture backed......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Allyship is essential to new mothers returning to work, says study

Returning to work after parental leave can be one of the most challenging experiences for any parents, especially mothers, to navigate. Fortunately, there are simple, kind and thoughtful ways in which organizational members—regardless of formal sta.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Into the abyss: Understanding black hole formation through natal kicks and neutrino emission

A new study in Physical Review Letters explores the conditions of black hole formation from dying stars, particularly the role of neutrino-induced natal kicks in the formation process......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

How saber-toothed tigers acquired their long upper canine teeth

An international team led by scientists from the University of Liège has investigated the evolutionary patterns behind the development of saber teeth, with some unexpected results along the way. Their study has been published in the journal Current.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Study shows regenerating worms have genetic control over their algal partners

Many organisms are far more complex than just a single species. Humans, for example, are full of a variety of microbes. Some creatures have even more special connections, though......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024