MacRumors noticed on Monday that Google had finally added the required data collection information to the Gmail app, and it is surprisingly (or maybe not) extensive. There are 10 data categories Gmail collects and shares to improve third-party advertising, analytics, product personalization, and app functionality. As far as third-party advertising goes, Google only shares your… Continue reading Google finally updated Gmail's App Store entry with privacy 'nutrition labels'
This bone fragment, found in Southeast Alaska, belongs to a dog that lived about 10,150 years ago, a study concludes. Scientists say the remains, a piece of a femur, provide insight into the question of when dogs and humans first entered the Americas, and what route they took to get there. Credit: Douglas Levere /… Continue reading How did dogs get to the Americas? An ancient bone fragment holds clues
The Caennorhabditis elegans worm’s neurons expressing the receptor for melatonin glow green. Credit: Bojun Chen/UConn Health Research in C. elegans shows how melatonin activates the BK channel in the brain. Melatonin is used as a dietary supplement to promote sleep and get over jet lag, but nobody really understands how it works in the brain.… Continue reading Worms Reveal How Melatonin Works in the Brain to Promote Sleep
Scientists used both computers and microscopes to come up with a way to potentially boost the performance of devices to use the sun to split water and create hydrogen as a sustainable fuel. Credit: Illustration by Peter Allen Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering research could help make hydrogen useful, sustainable fuel. Hydrogen is an incredibly… Continue reading Breakthrough Boost for Solar-Powered Fuel Made by Splitting Water
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A new study published in Scientific Reports revealed that dogs understand the relationship between their body and the environment in a problem solving task. The researchers of the Department of Ethology at Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary) found that dogs can recognise their body as an obstacle, which ability is one of the basic manifestations… Continue reading New Research Finds Dogs Show Body-Awareness and Understand Consequences of Own Actions