Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Tracking the movement of the tropics 800 years into the past

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Tracking the movement of the tropics 800 years into the past

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Home Earth Earth Sciences October 15, 2018 October 15, 2018, University of Arizona By studying the annual rings of black pines (Pinus nigra) such as these, scientists figured out that the northern boundary of the tropics moved back and forth in the last 800 years. The people at the top of the ridge are dendrochronologists…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | T-rex redesign: The Jurassic meat-eater as you’ve never seen him before (PHOTOS)

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | T-rex redesign: The Jurassic meat-eater as you’ve never seen him before (PHOTOS)

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Makers of an open world dinosaur video game say they have created the “most accurate” depiction of the meat eating monster T-rex yet, thanks to painstaking study of research by paleontologists and other dino experts. READ MORE: Last of the dinosaurs: Fossil of African T. rex contemporary found in Moroccan mineThe Saurian game, which allows users…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | DNA databases are too white. This man aims to fix that.

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | DNA databases are too white. This man aims to fix that.

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In the 15 years since the Human Genome Project first exposed our DNA blueprint, vast amounts of genetic data have been collected from millions of people in many different parts of the world. Carlos D. Bustamante’s job is to search that genetic data for clues to everything from ancient history and human migration patterns to…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Dell Introduces World’s First 49-Inch Curved Ultra-Wide Monitor With 5120×1440 Resolution

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Dell Introduces World’s First 49-Inch Curved Ultra-Wide Monitor With 5120×1440 Resolution

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Dell today introduced what it claims is the world’s first 49-inch curved monitor with an ultra-wide 32:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 5,120×1,440 pixels. The UltraSharp 49 is equivalent to two Thunderbolt Displays or other 27-inch Quad HD displays side by side. The expansive screen space can be used to display one desktop, or…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech PSA: Change Your Message Settings On PS4 Or Risk Getting Hacked

Hexbyte – Science and Tech PSA: Change Your Message Settings On PS4 Or Risk Getting Hacked

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Oct 15, 2018, 11:29am Dave Thier Contributor i Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Games I write about video games and technology. PlayStation Network.Credit: Sony If you don’t have your PlayStation Network messages set to “friends only,” now is an excellent time to make the change. There’s apparentl

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 Boss Shares Shocking Stats About The Game

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Red Dead Redemption 2 Boss Shares Shocking Stats About The Game

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The DNA Of Red Dead Redemption 2 Please use a html5 video capable browser to watch videos. This video has an invalid file format. Sorry, but you can’t access this content! Now Playing: The DNA Of Red Dead Redemption 2 Subscribe for the latest gaming news Author Harold Goldberg sat down with Rockstar Games co-founder…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Scientists use stem cells and gene editing to make mice with two mums

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Scientists use stem cells and gene editing to make mice with two mums

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Posted October 14, 2018 14:27:59 Chinese scientists have used gene editing and stem cell techniques to produce healthy mice with two mothers. Key points:The experiment produced 29 live mice that lived to adulthood and had babiesExperts say there is no prospect of further trialling these experiments on humansResearchers hope to explore the techniques in other…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | When white dwarf meets brown dwarf, pow!

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | When white dwarf meets brown dwarf, pow!

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In 1670, skywatchers saw a nova, a star that appeared where none had been before. Today’s astronomers have learned it was a collision between an aging white dwarf star, and less massive brown dwarf. Astronomers now think this hourglass-shaped image of the object known as CK Vulpeculae is the result of a collision of a…

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Tiny skull has big implications for understanding the largest dinosaurs

Hexbyte – News – Science/Nature | Tiny skull has big implications for understanding the largest dinosaurs

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Sauropods were the biggest dinosaurs — and the biggest land animals — ever to stomp across the planet. Their long-necked group included apatosaurus, brontosaurus, camarasaurus and the even more massive titanosaurs, whose leg bones were longer than a person is tall.But each of their first steps on Earth were teensy. These great beasts came from…

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Wingnut AR Pest Control shows augmented reality can be silly

Hexbyte – Science and Tech Wingnut AR Pest Control shows augmented reality can be silly

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Wingnut AR showed off its first augmented reality app for the Magic Leap One Creator Edition. It was a pretty wacky game, as you might expect from the creative minds at Peter Jackson’s AR studio in New Zealand. Wingnut AR Pest Control puts you in the shoes of a pest control worker, and it is…