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Pathogenic Fungi

A new study in mice shows that normally, the immune system keeps potentially pathogenic fungi such as Candida albicans in check, targeting them when they switch into a state that can cause harm; when the system is off-balance, disease is more likely to occur. Candida albicans. Image credit: Stephanie Rossow …

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Permian Period Shark

Paleontologists have uncovered seven well-preserved teeth from the extinct shark genus Petalodus in Shanxi province, China. Life restoration of Petalodus sharks. Image credit: Dinghua Yang. Petalodus is a small genus of Petalodontiformes, a intriguing group of extinct marine cartilaginous fish that flourished from the Carboniferous to the Permian period. First …

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Rare Cambrian Worm

A new genus and species of palaeoscolecid worm has been identified from two specimens found in the Burgess Shale-type deposits in Utah, the United States. Arrakiscolex aasei. Image credit: University of Missouri. Palaeoscolecida is a group of extinct ecdysozoan worms that existed from the Ealy Cambrian to the Late Silurian …

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New Giant Penguin

A new species of large-sized penguin being named Kairuku waewaeroa has been identified from the fossilized bones found in Kawhia Harbour on the North Island of New Zealand. Life reconstruction of giant penguins. Image credit: Simone Giovanardi. Kairuku waewaeroa roamed Earth during the Oligocene epoch, between 27 and 35 million …

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Google’s Title Change

Processings…Please wait. Google has confirmed that it not only made a change to what title it shows in the search results but also disclosed how much of a change it actually was. For the past few weeks, Google said it was using your chosen HTML title tag 80% of the …

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Drive Revenue In Todays World

Processings…Please wait. Opinions expressed in this article are those of the sponsor. Buyers are using a full range of channels to do their own research and make decisions quickly, so it’s up to marketers to play a larger role to support the full buyer’s process to provide the right information …

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New Bird Species

Paleontologists in China have identified a new species of pengornithid enantiornithine bird with a pair of elaborate tail feathers. An illustration showing what Yuanchuavis kompsosoura might have looked like in life. Image credit: Haozhen Zhang. Enantiornithes are the most successful group of Mesozoic birds, arguably representing the first global avian …

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Window Fly Discovered

Entomologists have described a new species in the window fly genus Scenopinus from Finland. Frontal view of male Scenopinus jerei. Image credit: Pohjoismäki & Haarto, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.1059.70085. Window flies are members of Scenopinidae, a small family of primitive flies belonging to the superfamily Asiloidea. They have a cosmopolitan distribution, with …

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AMD’s Milan-X Epyc

There’s a new set of leaks around AMD’s next-generation server CPU, codenamed Milan-X. Milan-X uses the same microarchitecture as AMD’s current Milan, but with one significant difference: Up to 768MB of L3, divided between 8 chiplets and 64 cores. AMD’s plans to staple an extra 64MB of L3 cache per …

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