Science


 

Intel Beefs Up 11th-Gen Laptop Processors With Better Graphics and Faster Wifi

Intel revealed new additions to its 11th-gen mobile processor lineup as part of this year’s virtual Computex show. The processors are based on Intel’s Evo platform and feature integrated Iris Xe graphics and WiFi 6. The company also announced a 5G modem for connectivity on future Windows machines.Read more...
Tags: Science, Hp, Intel, Computers, Computing, Nvidia, Dell, Amd, Lenovo, Video Cards, Computex, China Mobile, Mediatek, Intel Core, Evo, Ultrabooks


A leading scientist said the world needs to understand the origins of COVID-19 to prevent 'COVID-26 and COVID-32,' adding to growing calls to investigate the lab-leak theory

A Nepalese health worker in protective gear, ready to collect swab samples to test them for the coronavirus in Singh Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Narayan Maharjan/NurPhoto via Getty Images A growing number of experts are calling for further investigation into the origin of COVID-19. New reports undermine the theory that the virus was transmitted from animals to people. A scientist said understanding the origin is critical for preventing future coronavirus outbreak...
Tags: Science, China, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, World Health Organization, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Baylor University, Wuhan, Hubei, Peter Hotez, Hotez, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Robert Redfield


A leading scientist said the world needs to understand the origins of COVID-19 to prevent another coronavirus pandemic, adding to a growing number of calls to investigate the lab leak theory

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images A growing number of experts are calling for further investigation into the origin of COVID-19. New reports undermine the theory that the virus was transmitted from animals to people. A scientist said understanding the origin is critical for preventing future coronavirus outbreaks. See more stories on Insider's business page. A promin...
Tags: Science, China, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, World Health Organization, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Baylor University, Wuhan, Hubei, Peter Hotez, Hotez, Hector Retamal, Wuhan Institute of Virology


Japan Is Sending This Tiny Transforming Robo-Ball Straight to the Moon

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has teamed up with Sony, Doshisha University, and toymaker Tomy to send a transforming rover roughly the size of a baseball to the Moon. What a time to be alive, amirite?Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Flight, Moon, Lander, Sony, Rover, Spaceflight, Outer Space, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, TOMY, Lunar Rovers, Google Lunar X Prize, Regolith, Ispace, Lunar Lander


This Stargate-esque Portal Connects You With People 376 Miles Away in Real-Time

It goes without saying that the pandemic has been hard on travel and human connection. While things are looking up, we are far from back to normal yet. That’s one of the reasons behind the Stargate-esque portals unveiled by two cities in Lithuania and Poland, which are hoping to give their residents access to these…Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Poland, Lithuania, Countries, Portal, Stargate, Vilnius, Real Time, Video Gaming, Web Portal, Vilnius Voivodeship, Benediktas Gylys, Vilna Governorate, Republic Of Central Lithuania


A Quiet Place II Tops the Weekend Box Office After 2020's Movie Slump

Now that theaters are opening across the country, it’s clear that movie fans have been itching to watch films on the big screen once again.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Box Office, Fandango, John Krasinski, Movie Theater, Erik Davis, SAW, A Quiet Place, A Quiet Place Part II, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture


Is Cruella the Future of Disney Villain Origin Movies?

As a young child, Ella (Tipper Seifert-Cleveland) was a two-toned hair-colored rebel who was born to give authority figures a hard time. Her mother, Catherine (Emily Beecham), encourages Ella to fight the urge to call herself Cruella and blend in with society as much as possible.Read more...
Tags: Science, Ella, Cruella, Catherine Emily Beecham, Ella Tipper Seifert Cleveland


Star Wars' Kelly Marie Tran Discusses Online Abuse From the Fandom

Asian representation in Hollywood is still hard to come by outside of the action genre, and only a few break through to explore other parts of the Hollywood machine. Vietnamese American actress, Kelly Marie Tran, is someone who broke through and made her mark on Tinseltown as Rose Tico in the latest Star Wars trilogy…Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Tinseltown, Kelly Marie Tran, Marie Tran, Rose Tico


Third wave of Covid may be under way in UK, scientists say

With new infections at level last seen in March, experts have cautioned against lifting restrictions too soonCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageScientists have warned ministers that a third wave of coronavirus may have already begun in Britain, casting doubt on plans in England to lift all lockdown restrictions in three weeks’ time.Experts cautioned that any rise in coronavirus hospital admissions could leave the NHS struggling to cope as it battles to clear the huge bac...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Science, UK News, Public services policy, Britain, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Health policy, Coronavirus, COVID


The Age of Autonomous Killer Robots May Already Be Here

A “lethal” weaponized drone “hunted down” and “remotely engaged” human targets without its handlers’ say-so during a conflict in Libya last year, according to a United Nations report first covered by New Scientist this week. Whether there were any casualties remains unclear, but if confirmed, it would likely be the…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Science, Technology, Articles, Artificial Intelligence, United Nations, Libya, Science and Technology, Khalifa Haftar, Emerging Technologies, Military Robot, Military Equipment, Lethal Autonomous Weapon, War Conflict, S Panel, Zachary Kallenborn


James Gunn's Peacemaker Gains Bridgerton's Freddie Stroma

Freddie Stroma (Bridgerton) is cast in a recurring role as Adrian Chase, aka Vigilante, in James Gunn’s HBO Max series Peacemaker.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Dc Comics, Suicide Squad, James Gunn, Vigilante, John Cena, Matt Miller, Safran, Danielle Brooks, Peter Safran, Robert Patrick, Freddie Stroma, Jennifer Holland, Adrian Chase, Fictional Characters


Bridgerton Actor Freddie Stroma Will Star in James Gunn's Peacemaker

Freddie Stroma (Bridgerton) is cast in a recurring role as Adrian Chase, aka Vigilante, in James Gunn’s HBO Max series Peacemaker.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Dc Comics, Suicide Squad, James Gunn, John Cena, Matt Miller, Safran, Danielle Brooks, Peter Safran, Robert Patrick, Stroma, Freddie Stroma, Jennifer Holland, Bridgerton, Adrian Chase


NASA’s Curiosity Rover Shows Us What Cloudy and Colorful Days on Mars Look Like

Clouds are rare on Mars and usually only pop up at the coldest time of the year near the planet’s equator. One Martian year ago though, NASA noticed some clouds forming in the sky above its veteran Curiosity rover and became determined to document them the following year. In recent months, Curiosity got to work,…Read more...
Tags: Cloud, Science, Environment, Nasa, Nature, Planets, Mars, Perseverance, Mark Lemmon, Astronomical Objects, Atmospheric Optical Phenomena, Cirrus Cloud, Noctilucent Cloud, Ice Cloud


12 signs of long COVID to discuss with your doctor

A COVID-19 patient recovers at home in Brooklyn, New York on November 21, 2020. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis/Getty Images There are no formal guidelines to diagnose long COVID, and the syndrome can manifest in many ways. So patients need to be able to spot the symptoms and discuss them with their doctor. Here are 12 signs that you could have long COVID, according to research. See more stories on Insider's business page. No formal diagnostic guidelines exist yet to confirm that someone is...
Tags: UK, Science, News, China, US, Trends, News UK, Symptoms, St Louis, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, University of Washington, Brooklyn New York, Baylor College of Medicine, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID


Anti-vaxxer sheriff's deputy dies from COVID-19 complications shortly after mocking the vaccine on Facebook

Daniel 'Duke' Trujillo, 33, died on Wednesday. He had shared anti-vaccination posts on social media in the weeks prior to his death. Denver Sheriff Department Daniel 'Duke' Trujillo, 33, died on Wednesday from COVID-19 complications. The Denver Sheriff's deputy had shared a string of anti-vax posts just weeks before his death, MailOnline reported. "I have an immune system," read one of his Facebook posts. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Colorado sheri...
Tags: Facebook, Science, News, Colorado, Trends, MailOnline, News UK, Denver, James Herrera, Trujillo, Denver Channel, Daria Serna, Sheriffs, Denver Sheriff Department, Anti-vaxxers, Anti-vaxx


Vietnam says new Covid variant is hybrid of India and UK strains

‘Very dangerous’ coronavirus variant is ‘more transmissible’ than previously known typesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAuthorities in Vietnam have detected a new coronavirus variant that is a combination of the Covid variants first identified in India and the UK and spreads quickly by air, the health minister has said.After successfully containing the virus for most of last year, Vietnam is grappling with a rise in infections since late April that accounts for more t...
Tags: UK, Science, Biology, India, World news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, World Health Organization, Vietnam, Coronavirus


Some long Covid sufferers in England waiting months for treatment

MPs call on Matt Hancock to explain ‘postcode lottery’ despite assertion that clinic network is operationalCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePeople who remain chronically ill after Covid infections in England have had to wait months for appointments and treatment at specialist clinics set up to handle the surge in patients with long Covid.MPs called on Matt Hancock to explain the lengthy waiting times and what they described as a “shameful postcode lottery” which left s...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Science, Society, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus, Long Covid


Bees give me a sense of calm: discovering nature in my back garden

Their busy buzzing supplies the soundtrack to our summer – and by spotting them I’ve found a fresh sense of inner peaceLockdown started, or reignited, a love of nature in many people. The RSPB reported a 70% increase in visitors to its website during the first lockdown. This came as no surprise to me; stuck at home, without the usual distraction of social engagement, my interest in nature grew. During the winter, I would look up into leafless trees trying to locate a bird whose loud call I could...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Environment, Life and style, Bees, Wildlife, Health & wellbeing, RSPB, Insects


Covid investigators must interview Wuhan stall owners, says virologist

Efforts to find origin of coronavirus ‘must look at what animals were in the market in late 2019’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA leading scientist has called for stallholders at the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan to be interviewed in any further investigation of the Covid-19 epidemic.Dr Eddie Holmes has joined a growing chorus of voices calling for further investigation into the source of the pandemic. The US president, Joe Biden, has ordered the US intelligence com...
Tags: Science, China, US, World news, Joe Biden, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, World Health Organization, Wuhan, Coronavirus, Eddie Holmes


Why is the new Covid variant spreading? | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters

The virus is now in a race with the vaccines and the victor is increasingly uncertainThe UK’s fine performance in sequencing Sars-CoV-2 genomes allows Public Health England to publish detailed analyses on the progress of variants and the represents the changing of the guard. The B.1.1.7 lineage, first identified in Kent, had been dominant in the UK, but the B.1.617.2 lineage, first identified in India, comprised 58% of the most recent sequences, up from 44% the week before. There are strong re...
Tags: UK, Science, India, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Yorkshire, Kent, Public Health England, Sar, Humber, David Spiegelhalter, north west England, Anthony Masters, Coronavirus


Looking at future of Antarctic through an Indigenous Māori lens

It is time for the management and conservation of the Antarctic to begin focusing on responsibility, rather than rights, through an Indigenous Māori framework, a University of Otago academic argues.
Tags: Science, Antarctic, University of Otago


Genetic treasure trove for malaria researchers

Detailed and extensive genome sequencing of a subspecies of rat-infecting malaria parasites should instruct human malaria research.
Tags: Science


A fiery past sheds new light on the future of global climate change

Centuries-old smoke particles preserved in the ice reveal a fiery past in the Southern Hemisphere and shed new light on the future impacts of global climate change, according to a research led by Harvard University and a group of international researchers from the Desert Research Institute in Nevada and the University of Hong Kong, etc. recently published in Science Advances.
Tags: Science, Harvard University, Nevada, Southern Hemisphere, Desert Research Institute, University of Hong Kong


Right off the bat: Navigation in extra-large spaces

How we and other mammals manage to navigate large-scale environments even though the brain's spatial perception circuits are seemingly suited to representing much smaller areas? A team of researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science, led by Professor Nachum Ulanovsky of the Neurobiology Department, tackled this riddle by thinking outside the experimental box. By combining an unusual research model -- fruit bats -- with an unusual setting -- a 200-meter-long bat-tunnel -- they were successf...
Tags: Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, Nachum Ulanovsky, Neurobiology Department



Filters
show more filters
April - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
May - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
June - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930