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Why so many animals, including our pets, have a third eyelid—yet humans don"t

Our family dog used to have a rather noticeable extra eyelid that became especially apparent when he dozed off, usually upturned on the rug. This is the fleshy curtain seen at the corner of each eye, closest to the nose. It's also commonly called the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagMay 18th, 2024

When people are under economic stress, their pets suffer too—we found parts of Detroit that are animal welfare deserts

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. households have at least one pet. More than ever before, companion animals are a part of life—particularly in cities, where the majority of Americans live......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 0 min. ago

Orchid awakening: Unveiling the hormonal choreography behind flower development

Flower development in plants is a complex process influenced by various intrinsic and extrinsic factors. Hormones like gibberellin (GA) and abscisic acid (ABA) play pivotal roles in regulating this process. In many orchids, including the Chinese Cymb.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Bats use four key tactics for accurate target tracking

The ability of "target tracking," i.e., keeping a target object in sight, is essential for various activities and has improved in animals and machines through the evolution of life and technology, respectively. Because most sensing systems are inevit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Thirty years of change of fish communities in South China Sea

Daya Bay is a representative semi-enclosed bay in the South China Sea, with a variety of ecosystems including mangroves, coral reefs, shelves, estuaries, salt marshes and quagmires. It is an important spawning ground, feeding ground and germplasm ban.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Ifi’s latest DAC is the first to add lossless Bluetooth audio

With support for tons of Bluetooth codecs, including aptX Lossless, the Zen Blue 3 is the Swiss Army knife of wireless DACs......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

Pooping on the Moon Is a Messy Business

If humans are to return to the moon, space agencies and governments need to figure out the legal, ethical, and practical dimensions of extraterrestrial waste management......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Animals with disabilities little help from engineering design students

A braille-inscribed video game controller for a blind student. A splint for a cat or dog with an injured leg. An acorn that can be filled with seeds for a bird to reach with a broken beak......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Amid increasing mountain lion sightings, California county turns to Facebook to share info

Authorities—concerned about an increasing number of mountain lion encounters including one earlier this year that killed a man and severely injured his brother—are asking residents of one California county to turn to Facebook to spread the word......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

"Urgent" for Australia to protect Great Barrier Reef: UNESCO

Australia must take "urgent" action to protect the Great Barrier Reef, including setting more ambitious climate targets, the UN's cultural organization has warned......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 32 min. ago

How to control the Nanoleaf Matter Outdoor String Lights

Here's a look at all the ways you can control the Nanoleaf Matter Outdoor String Lights, including with its built-in controller, voice commands, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News21 hr. 0 min. ago

Researchers develop RNA-targeting technology for precisely manipulating parts of human genes

Researchers at the University of Toronto have harnessed a bacterial immune defense system, known as CRISPR, to efficiently and precisely control the process of RNA splicing. The technology opens the door to new applications, including systematically.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

From pets to pests: How domestic rabbits survive the wilderness

How do rabbits go from fluffy pets to marauding invaders? Rabbits have colonized countries worldwide, often with dire economic and ecological consequences, but their secret to success has until now been a mystery......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Apple"s Core Technology Fee at the center of EU"s first DMA violation investigation

The European Union has announced a preliminary finding that Appleis in breach of the Digital Markets Act, including how it restricts rivals, and what it charges them.EU flags in BrusselsIn March 2024, EU officials opened an investigation into allegat.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Apple"s Core Technology Fee at the core of EU"s first DMA violation investigation

The European Union has announced a preliminary finding that Appleis in breach of the Digital Markets Act, including how it restricts rivals, and what it charges them.EU flags in BrusselsIn March 2024, EU officials opened an investigation into allegat.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

EU takes aim at Apple"s Core Technology Fee in DMA non-compliance investigations

The European Union has announced a preliminary finding that Appleis in breach of the Digital Markets Act, including how it restricts rivals, and what it charges them.EU flags in BrusselsIn March 2024, EU officials opened an investigation into allegat.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 24th, 2024

Like The Bikeriders? Then watch these 3 movies now

If you liked The Bikeriders, then watch these three movies, including a seminal movie from the 1960s and the first film in an iconic action franchise......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2024

3 great free movies you should stream this weekend (June 21-23)

From June 21-23, stream these great movies for free, including a heartwarming coming-of-age story, an underrated teen sex comedy, and a sci-fi blockbuster......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Opinion: Animal welfare labels are a hollow money-maker for supermarkets

The 200-year-old Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the oldest such charity in the world, is under fire for endorsing welfare standards on RSPCA Assured farms investigated by Animal Rising activists. More than 40 of these farms,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

‘Halo 1.5’ gives modders a treasure trove of long-lost maps

343 Industries just released a ton of new assets for modders, including unseen maps that were never meant to be seen by players......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Android 15 could come with tools to diagnose problems with your phone

It looks like Google is including some new tools in Android 15 that will allow users to diagnose their phones for problems. The post Android 15 could come with tools to diagnose problems with your phone appeared first on Phandroid. Our pho.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024