• UK Government Directs £4.6 Million to Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade
  • Changing Monkeys’ Behavior and Intelligence Raises Major Ethical Issues
  • Exclusive What to Expect from Sony’s Next Gen Playstation
  • Trappist-1’s ‘Habitable’ Planets Might Be Lousy for Life
  • Razer Core X Chroma Graphics Enclosure Offers Multicolor Light and Gigabit Ethernet

UK Government Directs £4.6 Million to Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade

The UK government has announced it will provide £4.6 million in funding for projects tackling illegal wildlife trade around the world. They include efforts to stop smuggling in Madagascar, to disrupt the grey parrot trade in Cameroon and to reduce demand for marine turtle products in Nicaragua. The global trade in illegal wildlife products is estimated to be worth between 7 and 23 billion US dollars a year. It is responsible for putting species such as pangolins, rhinos, and tigers in…

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Changing Monkeys’ Behavior and Intelligence Raises Major Ethical Issues

Scientists in China have created a new kind of monkey. It’s got a human brain gene. And that just might make its intelligence a little bit more like ours. That, in turn, makes its fate — and its very existence — very ethically fraught. In a study published last month in Beijing’s National Science Review journal, researchers took human copies of the MCPH1 gene, which is believed to play an important role in our brain development,…

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Exclusive What to Expect from Sony’s Next Gen Playstation

 Mark Cerny wants to get one thing out from way right now: video game console which Sony has spent the last four decades building is no upgrade. You’d have a valid reason behind thinking otherwise. Sony and Microsoft both prolonged the current console generation through a mid-cycle refresh, with the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 spawning mini-sequels. The vital question is if the console adds another layer to the types…

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Trappist-1’s ‘Habitable’ Planets Might Be Lousy for Life

The three planets within the liveable zone are probably dealing with a formidable opponent to dwell, and the new analysis finds excessive-power particles the star spews. For the first time, researchers have calculated how laborious these particles are hitting the planets. In the meantime, one other research finds that the gravitational tug-of-battle the TRAPPIST-1 worlds are enjoying with each other is elevating tides on their surfaces, presumably driving volcanic exercise…

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Razer Core X Chroma Graphics Enclosure Offers Multicolor Light and Gigabit Ethernet

 Razer is lifting the curtain on the new Core X Chroma, its latest graphics enclosure, that allows you to increase the game graphics power of your Windows or macOS laptop computer by utilizing the added Thunderbolt 3 cable. The Core X Chroma improves on last year’s Core X by providing customizable Chroma backlighting, a more strong 700-watt power source, and USB-A and Gigabit Ethernet interfaces. On the back, you will…

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Logitech’s New $250 Harmony Express Remote Places Alexa in Control

 Logitech simply announced a brand new remote control that shakes up what consumers have come to expect from the organization’s Harmony lineup. The $249.99 Harmony Express, which begins shipping today, has a refined little design which gets rid of the touchscreen and several programmable buttons of other Harmony remotes. Instead, Logitech is gambling everything on Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. Alexa is built right into the remote yes, there is a…

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Facebook Finally Fights Against Amazon and Google with Heavy Portal Discounts

 Facebook isn’t just known as a hardware vendor, but later joining forces with HTC’s way back in 2013 on a short-lived smartphone and encouraging daughter firm Oculus in its own attempts to produce virtual reality mainstream because 2014, the social networking giant introduced its first products developed and manufactured in the house last fall. The Portal and Portal+ intelligent displays came out mere weeks following Amazon’s second-generation Echo Show, beating…

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5th Ave Apple Store Allegedly Bed Bugs, Raising Concerns for Clients and Staff

 While Apple is working on a significant renovation of its iconic Fifth Avenue shop, its temporary shop has seen a commotion throughout the last month with the bed bug problem. As reported by the NY Post, bed bugs have been found in different portions of the store, such as on a dining table on the second floor, in the team’s locker area, and in the supervisor’s office. One employee told…

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Kaiser Permanente Patients Assembled Outside the Health Care

Kaiser Permanente patients assembled outside the health care provider’s Oakland headquarters Wednesday, calling for shorter wait times for mental health appointments and demanding a meeting with the CEO. The event was attended by officials of the National Union of Healthcare Workers, which represents some Kaiser employees and is in contract negotiations with the company. The union mounted a five-day strike in December. Among those who spoke were Santa Rosa’s Seong and David…

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Mental health and substance abuse cost US business

Mental health is something we all have, just like physical health. And just like physical health, mental health can sit anywhere on a scale from good to bad. It’s a commonly accepted fact that adults spend roughly one-third of their lives at work. That’s a significant amount of time, within which we are likely to experience a spectrum of physical and mental health. This article will share some of the…

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