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Unique neuronal firing patterns in our "second brain" observed for the first time

Using a newly developed imaging technique, a team of researchers in Australia has directly observed a unique neural motor firing pattern outside of …

Neuroscience

F.B.I.’s Urgent Request: Reboot Your Router to Stop Russia-Linked Malware

Hoping to thwart a sophisticated malware system linked to Russia that has infected hundreds of thousands of internet routers, the F.B.I. has made an urgent request to anybody with one of the devices: Turn it off, and then turn it back on.<p>The malware is capable of blocking web traffic, collecting …

Cybersecurity

Apnée du sommeil: suspension de l'arrêté conditionnant son remboursement - La Parisienne

Le Conseil d?État a suspendu vendredi un arrêté décrié qui conditionnait à la bonne utilisation du patient le remboursement par la Sécu d'un …

How Microsoft helped imprison a man for ‘counterfeiting’ software it gives away for free

In a sickening concession to bad copyright law and Microsoft’s bottom line over basic technical truths and common sense, Eric Lundgren will spend 15 months in prison for selling discs that let people reinstall Windows on licensed machines. A federal appeals court this week upheld the sentence …

Chinese cities wanting peace and quiet are using acoustic cameras to catch honking drivers

Congestion in Beijing can be unbearable.<p>With more than 5 million registered cars, traffic can crawl at half the speed it does in New York City. And aside from toxic air pollution, the noise pollution from constant honking has made Beijing the sixth-noisiest city in the world.<p>But the government, …

Le management est-il pervers par essence ?

<i>Cet article appartient à la série « Harcèlement : paradoxes et nouvelle donne », qui fait suite à la journée sur le harcèlement organisée par l’École</i> …

Horror porn : un site réalise tous vos fantasmes de meurtres

Oui, c'est ce qu'on appelle un fétichisme de niche.<p>Best Deaths est un site dédié aux amateurs de meurtres. Il héberge des « vidéos de performance de mort », que l'on pourrait aussi qualifier de « fringe horror », « fake snuff » ou « horror porn ». Les meurtres sont au cœur de l'action et les …

Researchers create new Bose-Einstein condensate

Researchers at Aalto University, Finland, have created a Bose-Einstein condensate of light coupled with metal electrons, so-called surface plasmon …

Ryan Zinke, Who Is Not a Geologist, Keeps Saying That He Is a Geologist

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has referred to himself as a “geologist” in public at least 40 times, CNN reports, which is notable because Ryan Zinke …

A Fingerprint Pulled from a WhatsApp Image Leads to Multiple Drug Convictions in the U.K.

Police have used partial fingerprints drawn from a WhatsApp photo in securing 11 convictions related to drug trafficking in Wales, U.K. …

Sharks Gathering in Swarms of Up to 1,400 Leave Scientists Bewildered

"The reason for these aggregations remains elusive."<p>The <i>Cetorhinus maximus</i>, or basking shark, isn’t considered a threat to humans, but its sheer size …

Zoology

Poop Train That "Smells Like Dead Bodies" Is Terrorizing Alabama Town

"God help us if it gets hot and this material is still out here."<p>Residents of Parrish, Alabama are currently hosting 10 million pounds of poop …

EPA

Japanese couple apologise for ignoring work pregnancy timetable by conceiving ‘before their turn’

A Japanese worker has been reprimanded by her boss for “selfishly breaking the rules” after she became pregnant before it was her “turn”, according to media reports.<p>The woman was working at a private childcare centre in Aichi prefecture, north Japan, when she found out she was pregnant.<p>However, the …

Pregnancy

Dark Splotches on Venus Could Be Signs of Life

Venus, with its crushing atmospheric pressure and scorching surface temperatures, seems an unlikely place for life to take hold. But while the …

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Pour parodier Cambridge Analytica, la firme qui a plongé Facebook dans un scandale de fuite de données, le site parodique et militant Oilsjt …

Scientists Discover a Tiny Stomach Hidden Inside Lung Tumours, Because Cancer Is Changing

"Cancer cells will do whatever it takes to survive."<p>Researchers recently spotted a miniature stomach, duodenum, and small intestine hidden among the …

Fewer heart attack patients die when top cardiologists are away at conferences, study finds

Heart attack patients are more likely to survive when top cardiologists are not in the hospital, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at Harvard Medical School found that when heart specialists are away at academic conferences, the survival rate at their hospitals actually improves.<p>They believe that …

Biomedicine

North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists

The sun won’t rise at the North Pole until March 20, and it’s normally close to the coldest time of year, but an extraordinary and possibly historic thaw swelled over the tip of the planet this weekend. Analyses show that the temperature warmed to the melting point as an enormous storm pumped an …

Global Warming

Man ends up with two hearts after surgery

It was meant to be just another cardiac surgery, adding to the growing number of heart transplants in the country, but at the end of it, the patient …

Medicine

DNA suggests 10,000-year-old Brit had dark skin, blue eyes

LONDON (AP) — DNA from a 10,000-year-old skeleton found in an English cave suggests the oldest-known Briton had dark skin and blue eyes, researchers …

Orcas can imitate human speech, research reveals

High-pitched, eerie and yet distinct, the sound of a voice calling the name “Amy” is unmistakable. But this isn’t a human cry – it’s the voice of a killer whale called Wikie.<p>New research reveals that orcas are able to imitate human speech, in some cases at the first attempt, saying words such as …

Animals

‘Zikr’ brings transcendental Sufi dancing to VR

Director Gabo Arora has spent the past few years promoting virtual reality as the ideal medium for evoking empathy. He spearheaded the UN's VR app, which featured two of his films, <i>Clouds Over Sidra</i> and <i>My Mother's Wing</i>. Now, with <i>Zikr: A Sufi Revival</i>, his new VR experience debuting at the New …

These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

Even more proof Australian wildlife is nuts.<p>It's pretty hot in Australia right now. A brutal heatwave that's incinerated temperature records …

Science Is Getting Closer to Explaining The Mystery of Déjà Vu

Like trying to remember a dream that's slipping away.<p>It's one of the oddest sensations. That feeling where you are in a new situation, or a …

Some People Can't See Any Pictures in Their Imagination, And Here's Why

It's more common than you'd think.<p>Imagine an apple floating in front of you. Now see if you can rotate it around in your mind. Look at it from the …

Consciousness

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

The Brain

New Semi-Synthetic Organism Can Make Molecules We've Never Seen Before

We have expanded the DNA.<p>Scientists have expanded the building blocks of DNA to create a stable semi-synthetic organism that can produce biological …

Begeek : Tech, Pop et Bons plans

Tech<p>Trois forfaits exclusifs au web qui permettent d'économiser un joli pactole chaque mois.<p>il y a 1 minute<p>Un speedtest où s'affrontent des géants du …

OnePlus

Full-body, genetically modified skin transplant saves life of boy with rare disease

After losing 80 percent of his skin to a devastating genetic disease, a seven-year-old boy underwent an experimental treatment replacing his …

This Prehistoric "Masterpiece" Could Rewrite The History of Ancient Greek Art

It was hidden under millennia of dirt.<p>It didn't look like much at first. A small piece of stone, just 3.6 centimetres (1.4 inches) in length, …

Archaeology