Evaluate weathering conditions around the world to understand the rate determinants of major rock types

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A quartet of researchers at Penn State evaluated different weather conditions around the world in an effort to better understand the rate determinants of major rock types. In their paper published in the journal Sciencesand S.L. Brantley, Andrew Shaughnessy, Marina Lebedeva, and Victor Balashov describe comparing experimental results to tests conducted … Read more

Scientists receive a $2.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to better understand the genes of IBD in Hispanics

After studying the genetic sequences of more than 100,000 people, researchers across the country set out to uncover the root causes of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis. But those studies have a stark flaw: They are based mostly on genetic data almost exclusively from individuals of European ancestry. Now researchers at … Read more

How a 3-centimetre glass sphere can help scientists understand space weather

The UCLA researchers reproduced the kind of gravity found on or near stars and other planets inside a 3-centimeter-diameter glass sphere. Credit: John Koulakis Solar flares and other types of space weather can damage spaceflight, telecommunications, and other types of satellites orbiting Earth. But until now, the ability of scientists to look for ways to … Read more

Want to understand Joe Biden and his family? Just watch The Sopranos

the newYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Watching “The Sopranos” on HBO can help you understand the Biden family. Between the Hunter Biden laptop scandal, and Biden’s various shady private property schemes with foreign scammers, it’s not hard to make the analogy. Obviously, President Joe Biden is the head of the family. He … Read more

Uncle Morda says writing for Kanye West made him understand Big Sean’s problems

Uncle Morda revealed that he wrote to Kanye West at one point, and his frustrations made him understand what Big Sean was going through when it came to dealing with Ye. Morda recently joined DJ SuperstarJay for an interview on SiriusXM’s Shade45 channel where he talked about Yeezy making it work on the writing front … Read more

Two researchers aim to better understand Los Angeles’ homelessness crisis through smartphone surveys

Two California researchers aim to gain a real-time understanding of homelessness using a perhaps unexpected resource found among unhoused people: smartphones. Benjamin Henwood, a professor in the Susan Durack-Peck School of Social Work at USC, and Randall Kuhn, a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at UCLA, began a research program surveying a … Read more

Your iPhone Has Hidden Tools to Help You Better Understand Emojis « iOS and iPhone :: Gadget Hacks

Is the emoji you are using really what you think it is? While you can use any emoji that seems to fit what you want to say, it may have been created for a different purpose. On the iPhone, it’s easy to find this object by retrieving the actual name of the emoji in Apple’s … Read more