Scientists Devise New Way to Treat World’s Most Potent Toxin
Two different teams have devised a new way to treat botulism that could more effectively clear the dangerous toxin from cells and tissues, and it relies on a modified version of the toxin itself. It won't do anything for your crow's feet, though.
AMD’s Retail Market Share Surges Based on European Reseller Data
AMD's European channel sales figures continue to be excellent, with a particular surge in November and December 2020.
Elon Musk, Now World’s Richest Man, Reaffirms His Intention to Live on Mars
For the last few years, Jeff Bezos has been the richest person in the world — even after losing a large chunk of his fortune in a divorce. That changed this week when a Tesla stock surge made Elon Musk the world's richest man. In celebration, he's not going to Disneyland. Nope, Elon Musk is apparently very serious about living on Mars, and he wants to bring a million people along for the ride.
Nvidia’s Purchase of ARM Is Being Investigated by UK Watchdog
The ARM - Nvidia deal is receiving close scrutiny from UK regulators who want to make sure the deal won't break the underlying business model that has made ARM a worldwide force to be reckoned with.
Earth Is Spinning Faster After Decades of Slowing Down
Earth isn't a clock, and the actual length of a day can vary slightly. Scientists now say that the days have started trending shorter because the Earth is spinning faster, which could require potentially confusing adjustments.
New Study Suggests Dark Matter Doesn’t Exist
Most scientists currently believe the iron grip of gravity is augmented by dark matter, an invisible material that makes up about 85 percent of the universe. A new study makes the case for an alternative model, one in which dark matter doesn't exist and gravity works a little differently than we thought.
Report: Packaging Issues, PS5 Demand May Be Hurting TSMC Production
The hardware shortages currently hitting most of the PC market may be caused by a shortage in a necessary component in chip manufacturing, not low yields on TSMC's 7nm node.
Mercedes-Benz Unveils 56-Inch ‘Hyperscreen’ Dashboard Panel
Ahead of the now-virtual CES 2021, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the MBUX Hyperscreen, a 56-inch-wide, curved cinematic display that stretches across the entire dashboard, from the left air vent to the right.
Intel Rocket Lake Desktop CPUs Will Launch in March, Gigabyte Confirms
Gigabyte has announced full PCIe 4.0 support for its Z490 motherboards when paired with 11th Gen Intel CPUs, and confirmed that Rocket Lake will debut at the end of March.
NASA SPHEREx Space Telescope Will Probe Secrets of the Big Bang
When launched, this device could help us explore the earliest moments of the universe and unravel some of the mysteries surrounding the Big Bang.
Cyberpunk 2077’s PC Player Base Has Shrunk 79 Percent Since Launch
CD Projekt Red's latest game has seen a steep player drop off — steeper than usual for a game of this size — but it's probably not a problem for the title long-term.
OpenAI’s ‘DALL-E’ Generates Images From Text Descriptions
All you need to do is give DALL-E some instructions, and it can draw an image for you. Sometimes the renderings are little better than fingerpainting, but other times they're startlingly accurate portrayals.