Fertility

New approach to improve nitrogen use, enhance yield, and promote flowering in rice

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Nitrogen fertilizers (applied as nitrate, NO3-, or ammonium, NH4+) improve the amount of grain produced per acre, but nitrogen runoff and volatilization pollute the water and...
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Fertility Breakthrough: New Research Could Extend Egg Health With Age

Fertility Breakthrough: New Research Could Extend Egg Health With Age

23 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsPrinceton University has identified mechanisms to lengthen egg viability in worms that could theoretically extend women's fertility by three to six years. Contributed...
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WATCH: Wednesday Club One-Shot - Who Deserves a Sidekick?

2 days ago   |   Episodes

The Wednesday Club is Geek & Sundry's weekly talk show chatting about all things comics. Hosts Taliesin, Amy and Matt discuss comics history, trends and mythology - offering a...
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From compost to composites: An eco-friendly way to improve rubber

2 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

The concept of "from trash to treasure" holds true for the world of composting, where food waste is recycled into fertilizer for gardens. But what if compost could go beyond...
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Environmentally safe 'super-fertilizer' will significantly increase the yield of grain crops

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

The biological potential of agricultural plants can only be realized with a balanced mix of trace elements that take part in key metabolic events. An imbalance of...
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SoftBank's $100B Vision Fund could get more capital from the Middle East

SoftBank's $100B Vision Fund could get more capital from the Middle East

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

SoftBank's Vision Fund looks set to bring on more capital from the Middle East as it bids to reach its $100 billion fundraise target. The fund has already deployed around...
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Duplicate genes help animals resolve sexual conflict

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

Duplicate copies of a gene shared by male and female fruit flies have evolved to resolve competing demands between the sexes. New genetic analysis by researchers at the...
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Europa Universalis IV: Cradle of Civilization

Europa Universalis IV: Cradle of Civilization

6 days ago   |   WildGames

Europa Universalis IV: Cradle of Civilization by Plug In Digital The fertile valleys and trade routes of the Middle East have attracted ambitious conquerors since the beginning...
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Study sheds light on how plants get their nitrogen fix

7 days ago   |   Phys.org

Legumes are a widely consumed family of plants that serve as a significant source of dietary protein, fiber, and other essential nutrients. They obtain nitrogen through a...
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Working in harmony: New insights into how packages of DNA orchestrate development

8 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

New research from Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah illuminates aspects of how an early embryo, the product of fertilization of a female egg cell by a male...
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Android's official augmented reality toolkit is available to the public

Android's official augmented reality toolkit is available to the public

Google's take on a mobile augmented reality framework is no longer limited to a modestly-sized preview. It just released ARCore 1.0, letting anyone publish Android apps that... Read more ...

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak out ahead of MWC

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak out ahead of MWC

Lots of manufacturers will debut new smartphone hardware at MWC next week, Sony included. But it looks like Sony's surprise has been ruined thanks to a new leak. The Sony... Read more ...

The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

Android Go is Google's latest attempt to build a version of Android specifically designed for low-end phones, and the company has announced that we'll start to see the first... Read more ...

More proof the Galaxy S9 will be just as expensive as we thought

More proof the Galaxy S9 will be just as expensive as we thought

An image from a trusted leaker the other day reaffirmed what we've been suspecting. The Galaxy S9 will be more expensive than the Galaxy S8 was at launch, with the Plus model... Read more ...

MWC 2018: Samsung's Galaxy S9 reveal and everything else you need to know

MWC 2018: Samsung's Galaxy S9 reveal and everything else you need to know

The new phones are coming! Mobile World Congress is nearly upon us, and soon we'll be feasting our eyes on the latest and greatest Android has to offer. So whether you're... Read more ...

Microsoft adding support for running multiple instances of UWP Windows 10 apps

Microsoft adding support for running multiple instances of UWP Windows 10 apps

Developers will be able to enable the feature within their apps. Microsoft will soon allow developers to support opening multiple instances of their Universal Windows Platform... Read more ...

More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

160 character limits suck - RCS messaging promises to revolutionize the way you text message. Google has updated the world on the progress of the upgrade, and wants to show... Read more ...

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Despite being available in eight languages, Google Assistant is expanding its multilingual capabilities, with Google aiming to add support for more than 20 additional languages... Read more ...

Now Available on Steam - YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY

Now Available on Steam - YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY

YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY- is Now Available on Steam! Yume Nikki has been hailed as one of the greatest games ever created with RPG Maker. The new YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY- is not a... Read more ...

Pokémon Go Legendary Raid Bosses Return To Determine What Will Hatch From Eggs

Pokémon Go Legendary Raid Bosses Return To Determine What Will Hatch From Eggs

Niantic has been steadily cycling through legendary raid bosses for Pokémon Go trainers to battle and catch, and usually once they're gone, they're gone. However, for one week... Read more ...