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Mind-Altering Parasite Could Be Making Wolves Bolder

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) The mind-altering effects of a well-known parasite may extend to more species than we thought. In new research this month, Yellowstone scientists are making the case for that Toxoplasma gondii Can influence the behavior of gray wolves infection in the area. It appears to increase their odds of risk-taking behaviors, such as …

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Company Successfully Tests World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Jet Engine

Photo: Sean Gallup (GettyImages) Rolls-Royce and easyJet, a European-based airline, have successfully tested a hydrogen-powered jet engine, the two companies announced in a press release on Tuesday. The pair says the goal is to curb emissions by 2050 and said the ground test marks “the world’s first run of a modern aero engine on hydrogen.” …

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Terraforming Mars Sci-Fi Board Game Optioned for Film

Terraforming Marsthe resource-building strategy board game where you play as rival CEOs attempting to make Mars habitablemight be heading to your screensreports Deadline. The game is widely considered a fantastic example of larger strategy hex games, and has already been adapted as a video game. Cobalt Knight has purchased the film rights to Terraforming Mars, …

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Eufy Cameras Have Been Uploading Unencrypted Footage to Cloud

The Eufy SoloCam E40. Photo: Florence Ion/Gizmodo Eufy, the company behind a series of affordable security cameras I’ve previously suggested over the expensive stuff, it is currently in a bit of hot water for its security practices. The company, owned by Anker, purports its products to be one of the few security devices that allow …

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Sony’s Mocopi Full Body VR Motion Trackers are Small, Affordable

Starting early next year, Sony plans to capitalize on the rise in popularity of VTubers—virtual YouTube (and sometimes Twitch) celebrities—and our slow but steady transition to a life spent entirely in VR. The company will be introducing a new and Relatively affordable motion capture system that relies on just six sensors strapped to the body …

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2 Deaths Linked to Experimental Alzheimer’s Treatment Lecanemab

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) An experimental treatment for Alzheimer’s disease may pose a life-threatening risk of brain bleeding for certain patients, an investigative report out this week suggests. paper, published Monday in the journal Science, details the case of a 65-year-old woman who died from massive hemorrhaging that could have arisen from taking a common blood …

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Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Twitter’s security flaw that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records had been patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from releasing that data for free online.Photo: Sergey Elagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once held such an easily exploitable flaw that hackers managed to grab 5.4 million user details. Now, according to …

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