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Apple is now a $3 trillion company

Apple is now a $3 trillion company

Apple is now a $3 trillion company Jay Peters Apple has become the first $3 trillion publicly traded company. The iPhone maker hit the milestone on Monday more than a year after surpassing the $2 trillion mark and three years after eclipsing $1 trillion. Apple’s huge success is due in large part to the iPhone,…

How Racism in Early Life Can Affect Long-Term Health

How Racism in Early Life Can Affect Long-Term Health

How Racism in Early Life Can Affect Long-Term Health Jack P. Shonkoff, Knowable Magazine The scientific evidence is crystal clear: Early experiences literally shape the architecture of the developing brain. This widespread understanding is driving increased public support for universal pre-K to enhance school readiness for all children and level the playing field for kids who face…

Salvador Dali’s Creative Secret Is Backed by Science

Salvador Dali’s Creative Secret Is Backed by Science

Salvador Dali’s Creative Secret Is Backed by Science Christopher Intagliata The painter described falling into the briefest of slumbers to refresh his mind. Now scientists have shown the method effective at inducing creativity. Go to Source Author: Christopher Intagliata {authorlink} https://static.scientificamerican.com/sciam/assets/Image/newsletter/salogo.png Scientific American Content: Global http://rss.sciam.com/ScientificAmerican-Global Science news and technology updates from Scientific American

Hacking the Ransomware Problem

Hacking the Ransomware Problem

Hacking the Ransomware Problem The Editors During a ransomware hack, attackers infiltrate a target’s computer system and encrypt its data. They then demand a payment before they will release the decryption key to free the system. This type of extortion has existed for decades, but in the 2010s it exploded in popularity, with online gangs…

Recycled Tennis Balls Could Protect Buildings from Earthquakes

Recycled Tennis Balls Could Protect Buildings from Earthquakes

Recycled Tennis Balls Could Protect Buildings from Earthquakes Maddie Bender Earthquakes cannot be forecast, but engineers can prepare for them. Seismic-isolation systems built into the bases of certain buildings in high-risk areas, such as San Francisco’s City Hall, use complex structures of concrete, rubber and metal to reduce quake damage by absorbing the ground’s horizontal…

Revolutions in Science

Revolutions in Science

Revolutions in Science Scientific American Introduction Science, Upended by Andrea Gawrylewski Section 1: Biology & Evolution 1.1    Life Springs          by Martin J. Van Kranendonk, David W. Deamer and Tara Djokic 1.2    The True Colors of Dinosaurs          by Jakob Vinther 1.3    The New Origins of Technology          by Kate Wong 1.4    The Meaning of…