BlogArena

General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

February 11, 2018
by Shams
0 comments

Latest from the Crypto World: $170 Million just vanished from the Italian Crypto Exchange BitGrail

BitGrail, the Italian cryptocurrency exchange announced on its website, it suffered „unauthorized transactions“ of 17 million Nano shortfall, equals to about 170 Million USD. Continue Reading →

February 11, 2018
by Guest Post
0 comments

U.S. and Canadian Scientists Explore Major Undersea Earthquake Fault

An international team of scientists just finished probing the depths of the Pacific Ocean offshore of Alaska and British Columbia, to better understand the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault. During the past century, the 700-mile-long fault has generated at least half a dozen major earthquakes, and future shocks threaten coastal communities in both the United States and Canada. Continue Reading →

February 9, 2018
by Guest Post
0 comments

Plattwurm auf dem Weg zum Modell­organismus

Transgene Organismen verhelfen der biomedizinischen Forschung heute zu wichtigen Einsichten in die Funktionsweise des Lebens. Der Zoologe Peter Ladurner hat gemeinsam mit niederländischen Forschern nun eine Methode entwickelt, mit der transgene Tiere von einem von ihm und Kollegen erstmals beschriebenem Plattwurm gezüchtet werden können. Continue Reading →

February 8, 2018
by Guest Post
0 comments

Kanäle für Energieversorgung

Freiburger Wissenschaftler klären Mechanismus zum Einbau von Eiweißmolekülen in Hülle der Mitochondrien auf

Forscherinnen und Forschern der Universität Freiburg ist es gelungen zu beschreiben, wie die so genannten Beta-Barrel-Proteine in die Membran von Mitochondrien eingebaut werden. Diese Proteine ermöglichen es den Zellkraftwerken, Moleküle zu importieren und zu exportieren. Continue Reading →

February 8, 2018
by Guest Post
0 comments

Contemporary indigenous activism reveals the role of ‘place’ in environmental sustainability and justice, MU scholar finds

COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Place-based identity” is the idea that people form a sense of place and establish connections to a geographical area. Often, place-based struggles arise when that sense of home is threatened by development or undermined by non-local actors. In a new book that focuses on place-based activism led by indigenous people in the United States, Canada and New Zealand, Soren Larsen suggests that today’s place-based battles are transforming the way native and non-native people are understanding and relating to place itself. Continue Reading →

February 7, 2018
by Guest Post
0 comments

Going for broken: Inside the Microsoft lab where devices get tested to death

In an unmarked, windowless building at a confidential location, bad things happen to good hardware.

Surface Pens are forced to scribble nonstop for months. Packaged Surface devices crash hard inside a “shock tower.” And Surface laptops endure a grievous gauntlet – tests mimicking a lifetime of exposure to high heat, deep cold, rain, humidity, dust, fog, chemicals and ultraviolet radiation. Continue Reading →