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Digital India Act (DIA), the upcoming digital regulatory framework, will cover crime on Twitter, Facebook, and Metaverse and will monitor content on OTT platforms like Netflix and Amazon for spreading misinformation or inciting violence, two people aware of the development said. The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) is rushing to roll out DIA, which will have specific guidelines around child and women’s safety. The new regulation will

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Multi-organ chip detects dangerous nanoparticles

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Bad roads reduce trade volumes by 18%

Distance versus travel time in intra- and international bilateral links. Notes: Average excess distance is the %-ratio between road distance and great circle distance, both in km. Avg. road speed denotes the average travel speed on the fastest road connection, in km/h, while avg. direct speed refers to the ...

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New online portal aims to improve parks and green spaces around the world

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The Parks & Green Space Research Portal promotes collaboration and shared research between academics and parks professionals worldwide. The portal—a collaboration between the Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Leeds, the Green Flag Award scheme and environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy—enables users to exchange expertise ...

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Manufacturing microscopic octopuses with a 3D printer

Smart polymers with “life-like” properties: due to dynamic chemical bonds the micrometric 3D structures can grow eight-fold in just a few hours and harden. Scale: 20 micrometers (µm). Credit: Christoph Spiegel (Heidelberg University). Adapted from Y. Jia et. al, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2022, 2207826 (CC BY 4.0) Although just ...

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Protein family shows how life adapted to oxygen

The catalytic fold of the ribonucleotide reductase (RNR) family is a unique 10-stranded ɑ/β barrel, consisting of 10 β-strands (light green) and 8 ɑ-helices (light blue). (A) Each half of the barrel contains a five-stranded parallel β-sheet (βA-βE and βF-βJ) that is arranged in anti-parallel orientation with respect to ...

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Driving high? Chemists make strides toward marijuana breath analyzer

The researchers’ THC-powered fuel cell sensor, with its H-shaped glass chamber. Credit: Evan Darzi A UCLA chemist and colleagues are now a step closer to their goal of developing a handheld tool similar to an alcohol Breathalyzer that can detect THC on a person’s breath after they’ve smoked marijuana. ...

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Alain Aspect, Nobel-winning father of quantum entanglement

Alain Aspect, one of three physics Nobel winners, helped pave the way for what he calls the ‘second quantum revolution’ Alain Aspect, who won a long-expected Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday, not only helped prove the strange theory of quantum entanglement but also inspired a generation of physicists in ...

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