Why is it so hard for people to have a baby?

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 public domain New research by a scientist at the Milner Center for Evolution at the University of Bath suggests that “selfish chromosomes” explain why most human embryos die very early. The study, published in PLoS Biologywhich explains why fish embryos are fine, but unfortunately human embryos often do not survive, has implications for … Read more

Why is it so hard for people to have a baby?

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 public domain New research by a scientist at the Milner Center for Evolution at the University of Bath suggests that “selfish chromosomes” explain why most human embryos die very early. The study, published in PLoS Biologywhich explains why fish embryos are fine, but unfortunately human embryos often do not survive, has implications for … Read more

The personal information of nearly a billion people in China has been leaked, and it has been online for more than a year

The leak could be one of the largest ever recorded in history, cybersecurity experts say, highlighting the risks associated with collecting and storing large amounts of sensitive personal data online — especially in a country where government agencies are ramping up and have uncontrolled access to such data. The vast trove of Chinese personal data … Read more

NASA says plan to bring Mars samples back to Earth is safe, but some people are concerned

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 public domain Since September, the Perseverance rover has been plucking along an ancient river delta on Mars, reaching its robotic arms with whirling steel drills at rock cores, shoveling soil and sucking small amounts of the red planet’s atmosphere into titanium tubes. The plan, under NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, calls for a sci-fi … Read more

NASA says plan to bring Mars samples back to Earth is safe, but some people are concerned

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 public domain Since September, the Perseverance rover has been plucking along an ancient river delta on Mars, reaching its robotic arms with whirling steel drills at rock cores, shoveling soil and sucking small amounts of the red planet’s atmosphere into titanium tubes. The plan, under NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, calls for a sci-fi … Read more

The Justice Department announces an enforcement action that will indict six people for cryptocurrency fraud offenses in cases involving intended losses in excess of $100 million

The Department of Justice, along with federal law enforcement partners, today announced criminal charges against six defendants in four separate counts for their alleged involvement in cryptocurrency-related fraud, including the largest known Non-Fungible Token (NFT) scheme to date, which has been charged with being a fraudulent Mutual fund allegedly traded on cryptocurrency exchanges, a global … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg imagines a billion people in the metaverse spending hundreds of dollars each

Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday that the Metaverse could be a sizeable part of the social network operator’s business in the second half of the decade. “We’re hoping to reach basically around a billion people in the metaverse, doing hundreds of dollars in businesses, each of which is buying … Read more

More and more people are falling behind with their car loans

photo: Steve DaSilva People default on their car loans, Toyota shuts down production lines and Audi sues NIO for copyright infringement. All that and more inside The morning shift for June 16, 2022. 1st gear: Certainly a good sign for the economy as a whole Ford CFO John Lawler said on Wednesday The cost of … Read more

Why ignoring genetic differences between people increases inequality?

It’s no wonder that many people are wary of behavioral genetics. The field, which examines how the DNA we are born with influences our behavior, has been hijacked by eugenicists, white supremacists and mainstream fanatics as a way of reducing inequality for minorities, women, the poor and more than a century of other disadvantaged groups. … Read more