Day: February 11, 2021

What happens when you replace a human gene with its Neanderthal version?

Enlarge / The difference between modern human (left) and Neanderthal skulls means there must be some differences in how their brains develop. Wikimedia Commons What are the key differences between modern humans and our closest relatives, the Neanderthals and Denisovans? For the Neanderthals, there doesn’t look to be any sort of obvious difference. They used …

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2021 Bitcoin Price Predictions: Analysts Forecast BTC Values Will Range Between Zero to $600K

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>As bitcoin has touched new price highs on Thursday nearing the $50k handle, people have been curious as to where the price will go in the future. Meanwhile, despite the gains so far, a number of luminaries, analysts, executives, and proponents from the crypto space believe the leading crypto asset will reach …

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Elon Musk says Tesla’s electric van could have solar panels

By Joey Klender Posted on February 11, 2021 Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave some details about the prospective electric van that the company could develop in the coming years. In an interview with Joe Rogan on the comedian’s podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, Musk indicated that a van’s design would be more favorable to equip …

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All of Disney’s streaming services are booming

Very quickly, Disney has become perhaps the dominant force in the video streaming world. Just about six months after the company announced it had over 100 million streaming video subscribers, Disney has revealed it has almost that many on Disney+ alone. In today’s earnings report covering the last quarter of 2020, Disney announced that it …

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Bitso adquiere la plataforma de criptoderivados Quedex con base en Gibraltar

Bitso, un exchange enfocado en América Latina, ha adquirido Quedex, una plataforma de trading de criptoderivados con sede en Gibraltar, donde también es regulada.  A pesar de que los términos de la compra de Quedex no fueron dados a conocer, el CEO de Bitso, Daniel Vogel, dijo a CoinDesk que se trató de un buen …

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Realworld Will Let You Explore The World In VR With Hand-Tracking On Quest, Also Coming To PC VR

Realworld is a newly announced in-development VR app from the creator of Cubic VR that will let users explore the actual world from inside a VR headset while connecting with friends. [embedded content] Based on that description and the video embedded above if you think that sounds a lot like Google Earth, then you’re absolutely …

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Apple TV+ acquires a “sci-fi courtroom drama” about a murderous robot doll

Enlarge / A shot from For All Mankind‘s second season. Apple+ More science fiction is headed to Apple TV+, according to a new video and report. Apple has published a “first look featurette” video and related augmented reality app for its alternate-history space-program drama For All Mankind‘s second season, and the report claims a drama about a …

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Tesla’s Elon Musk details Cybertruck design adjustments with Joe Rogan

By Joey Klender Posted on February 11, 2021 Tesla CEO Elon Musk broke down some of the modifications that Tesla made to the design of the Cybertruck during his third podcast appearance on the Joe Rogan Experience. Musk indicated in November that Tesla would be redesigning the Cybertruck slightly, giving some “small improvements” to the …

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Caged heat: Mesquite bugs battle in a plastic cup—for science!

</figure>Scientists at the University of Arizona set up their own “Bug Fight Club” in the lab, staging wrestling matches between insects to learn more about defensive structures and the evolution of weapons in the animal kingdom. They outlined their findings in two separate papers, one <a href=”https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2435.13730″>published last fall</a> in the journal Functional Ecology and …

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