"I have long been fascinated by why we humans force ourselves to overcome our dislike for 'acquired taste' alcohols" — drinks that can be intensely bitter, pungent or otherwise unpleasant, Ahrens told Live Science in an email. "This exhibit is a deep dive into why we drink and how we started our strange relationship with spirits." … [Read more...] about Squirrel beer, ant gin and poop wine are served up in Disgusting Food Museum’s new exhibit
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NEW DELHI: India has successfully flight tested the indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle (HSTDV) that is expected to power futuristic long-range missile systems and aerial platforms, officials said. The HSTDV, based on hypersonic propulsion technologies, has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), they said. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated the DRDO over the successful test flight of the HSTDV, calling it a "landmark achievement" "I congratulate to DRDO on this landmark achievement towards realising PM's vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat. I spoke to the scientists associated with the project and congratulated them on this great achievement. India is proud of them," he tweeted. A DRDO official said, with the successful test flight of the HSTDV, India has demonstrated capabilities for highly complex technology that will serve as the building block for next generation hypersonic vehicles in partnership with … [Read more...] about India test fires indigenously-developed hypersonic technology demonstrator vehicle
How did the authors figure this out? It turns out that at some point in the past, both A and B picked up a sort of DNA-level parasite called a transposable element, which inserts itself into the genome at random. Conveniently, however, they picked up different transposable elements, which can now be used as tags for the sets of chromosomes each species passed on to Xenopus laevis. For reasons that aren't clear, the two sets of chromosomes haven't exchanged much DNA, which allows the people who sequenced its genome to study what happened to these chromosome sets separately. … [Read more...] about What happens when you end up with an extra genome?
Pick the best Chromebook external monitors Chromebooks are flexible and easy to set up and use — so your second monitor should be too! Whether you're after a future-proofed 4K display for your home office, a second screen that's as portable as your Chromebook is, or a cheap and reliable 1080p display that just works as advertised, we hope we've helped you discover the perfect external monitor to fulfill your specific needs. … [Read more...] about Best External Monitors for Chromebooks 2020
Over the years, the Republic of Gamers name tag has become almost synonymous with gaming. The entire journey started back in 2006 with the idea of creating a lineup of products to offer the ‘world's best gaming’ experience. Since then, the company has been creating laptops, desktops, peripherals, and other gaming gears for hardcore gamers. Asus has recently added a new member to its gaming desktop lineup called ROG Strix GA35. These are AMD Ryzen-powered machines and are available in two variants. The base variant features a combination of AMD Ryzen 7 3800X and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super graphics card and costs Rs 1,79,990, while the top of line comes with a much powerful AMD Ryzen 9 3950X and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080Ti card, which is also our review unit and costs Rs 3,49,990. Now, if you will look from the mindset of a gamer, they just don’t need a system that offers high-end or let’s say, latest and greatest innards in their desktop machine, they also … [Read more...] about Asus ROG Strix GA35 review: Simple outside, powerful inside