COVID may be factor in lack of N.Korea response to U.S. outreach – official

COVID-19 restrictions may be playing a role in North Korea’s lack of response to offers of diplomatic talks, a senior U.S. administration official said on Sunday, a day after President Joe Biden said he had offered vaccines to Pyongyang. Biden is in South Korea before heading to Japan later on Sunday as part of his first trip through Asia as president. Meeting with recently elected South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Saturday, Biden vowed to … Read more

All-private SpaceX astronaut mission splashes down successfully after week of delays

The first all-private mission to the International Space Station finally made its way home Monday, making a splash down landing off the coast of Florida and concluding a mission that has lasted a week longer than expected. This mission was brokered by the Houston, Texas-based startup Axiom Space. The company books rocket rides, provides all the … Read more

Patna HC suspends Araria POCSO judge; divests of judicial and administrative powers of seven others

Patna: Patna High Court suspended Araria POCSO judge Shashikant Rai while divesting of judicial and administrative powers of seven others posted across different districts of the state. Interestingly, the suspended Araria judge created history on January 27, 2022, with his judgement leading to what was claimed to be the quickest conviction in a POCSO case … Read more

The 23 Types of Social Media Content You NEED to Use

Need a stronger content strategy on social? Neglecting your social media content gives competitors a chance… to suck up YOUR engagement! Here’s the reality: You NEED to be posting engagement-provoking types of social media content. Because if YOU don’t give your audience what they want — your competition will. In this guide, you’ll learn: 3 … Read more

A Decade in the Making: How Samsung Foldables Are Defining the Future of Smartphone Innovation

When Samsung Electronics revealed its first prototype of a flexible display back in 2011, few people realized they were witnessing a glimpse into the mobile industry’s future. Now, a decade later, Samsung has shipped 4 times more foldable devices in 2021 than in 2020,  exceeding the three-fold market growth that analysts expected.1 Consumer enthusiasm for … Read more

The Popularity of Gadget Blogs

Studies show that more and more gadget blogs are starting to appear on the World Wide Web. This is because blogs seem to attract a lot of people due to their ease of use. Although you need to pay for several gadget blogs, other gadget blogs will be completely free of charge. Different kinds of … Read more

The Science of Social Timing

The #1 job of any modern marketing plan? Creating spectacular content. The best content engages customers and leads, builds relationships, and doesn’t scare people away with aggressive sales tactics. People want useful, interesting, and helpful sales content. And thankfully, most marketers already know this. According to 2017-18 data from the Content Marketing Institute, 86% of B2C … Read more

Effects of Social Media Use on Psychological Well-Being: A Mediated Model

The growth in social media use has given rise to concerns about the impacts it may have on users’ psychological well-being. This paper’s main objective is to shed light on the effect of social media use on psychological well-being. Building on contributions from various fields in the literature, it provides a more comprehensive study of … Read more

Comparison of Hazard-Rates Considering Fault Severity Levels and Imperfect Debugging for OSS

Abstract Software reliability model is the tool to measure the software reliability quantitatively. Hazard-Rate model is one of the most popular ones. The purpose of our research is to propose the hazard-rate model considering fault level for Open Source Software (OSS). Moreover, we aim to adapt our proposed model to the hazard-rate considering the imperfect … Read more

Scutoids are a geometrical solution to three-dimensional packing of epithelia

Abstract As animals develop, tissue bending contributes to shape the organs into complex three-dimensional structures. However, the architecture and packing of curved epithelia remains largely unknown. Here we show by means of mathematical modelling that cells in bent epithelia can undergo intercalations along the apico-basal axis. This phenomenon forces cells to have different neighbours in … Read more