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MIT Scientists Spin Some Music Out of Spider Webs and it Sounds Otherworldly

Spiders are master builders, expertly weaving strands of silk into intricate 3D webs that serve as the spider’s home and hunting ground. If humans could enter the spider’s world, they could learn about web construction, arachnid behavior, and more. Yesterday, scientists reported that they have translated the structure of a web into music, which could […]

Sport

What’s next for Teddy Bridgewater?

The Panthers quickly fell in love with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater during the 2020 offseason. After only one year, the Panthers have quickly fallen out of love with Bridgewater. The obvious takeaway from Carolina’s trade for quarterback Sam Darnold is that Bridgewater likely won’t be a Panther in 2021. The problem for the Panthers is that […]

Lifestyle

Traumatic brain injuries can increase risk of stroke for up to five years, finds study

Stroke risk for patients with traumatic brain injuries is at its highest in the four months following injury and remains significant for up to five years post-injury, finds a new systematic review led by a team at the University of Birmingham. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a global health problem affecting over 60 million people […]

Business

Global chip supply chain increasingly vulnerable to massive disruption, study finds

A new study from a U.S. industry group found that the global semiconductor supply chain has become increasingly vulnerable to natural disasters and geopolitical disruptions because suppliers have become more concentrated in distinct regions. The report comes amid a global chip shortage that started with overbooked factories in Taiwan late last year, but has since […]

Technology

New Android feature will warn users to stop using their phones while walking

Are you one of those people who become so engrossed with a phone while walking around, you forget to look up? It’s a practice many of us are guilty of. Luckily, Google’s “Head’s Up” mode for its Digital Wellbeing service reminds users to pay attention to their surroundings.The folks at XDA Developers spotted the feature […]

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Girl Surprised With Pet Dragon After Surviving Cancer and Making-a-Wish ‘It’s a Marvel of Engineering’

An out-of-the-ordinary request made to the Make-a-Wish Foundation saw a teenage cancer survivor get a trip to a medieval castle to train a dragon. Belle Cress was even able to take the dragon home with her, since it was built and designed specifically to respond to her touch, face, and voice. Make-a-Wish Denver teamed up […]

Sport

Aaron Rodgers believes he could host Jeopardy! and continue football career

Aaron Rodgers has at least one more NFL season in him, and at least one more NFL season with the Packers. But while his NFL future beyond this season is in question, the quarterback would love nothing better than a future of questions. Rodgers began a two-week stint as the guest host of Jeopardy! on […]

Lifestyle

Suicidality among childbearing women a major challenge

A study by University of Queensland researchers has highlighted the need to improve mental health assessments and pathways to care for childbearing women who experience suicidality. Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research (QCMHR) researcher Dr. Carla Meurk said suicide was the leading cause of maternal death in Australia, which highlighted the importance of timely and […]

Business

Sodexo’s cautious guidance take shine off profitability beat

French catering and food services group Sodexo reported on Thursday a large profit margin beat but cautious second-half forecasts, flagging short-term volatility in view of a resurgence in coronavirus infections. The Paris-based firm posted an underlying operating profit margin of 3.1% for the six-month period through February, beating its own raised forecasts of at least […]

Technology

Sony wants to bring its top PlayStation franchises to mobile

Sony appears to be plotting a major mobile push and wants some of PlayStation’s most popular franchises to lead the way. It seems like a wise move, if not a little late, considering the current mobile and gaming landscapes. Still, Sony has to be mindful of making quality ports that don’t feel like cash grabs.In […]