Postman’s 2022 State of the API report finds that APIs dominate software development

Postman’s 2022 State of the API report finds that APIs dominate software development

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Postman, the world’s leading API platform, today released the results of its 2022 State of the API Report, the largest and most comprehensive annual API study in the world. It surveyed more than 37,000 developers and API professionals on a range of topics, including their organizations’ priorities, how they get their work done, … Read more

Statistical tool finds “gaps” in DNA datasets that shouldn’t be ignored

Statistical tool finds “gaps” in DNA datasets that shouldn’t be ignored

Photo Credit: CC0 Public Domain A simple statistical test shows that, contrary to current practice, the “gaps” commonly used in evolutionary biology within DNA-protein and sequence alignments can provide important information about nucleotide and amino acid substitutions over time. The finding could be particularly relevant to those studying distantly related species. The work appears in … Read more

Arctic warming four times faster than rest of planet, new analysis finds

Arctic warming four times faster than rest of planet, new analysis finds

The rapid warming of the Arctic, a definitive sign of climate change, is progressing even faster than previously described, researchers in Finland said on Thursday. Over the past four decades, the region has warmed four times faster than the global average, not the commonly reported two to three times. And some parts of the region, … Read more

Alex Jones in court: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay Sandy Hook’s parents $45.2 million in punitive damages

Alex Jones in court: Jury finds Infowars founder should pay Sandy Hook’s parents .2 million in punitive damages

Plaintiffs Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis were awarded both compensatory and punitive damages totaling nearly $50 million. Of the $49.3 million total, the $45.2 million in punitive damages may be reduced under Texas law. The jury began deliberating around 12:30 pm CT Friday after Judge Maya Guerra Gamble reminded them that Jones had already been … Read more

Alex Jones awarded two of Sandy Hook’s parents $4 million in damages, the jury finds

Alex Jones awarded two of Sandy Hook’s parents  million in damages, the jury finds

The jury award was far less than what plaintiffs, Scarlett Lewis and Neil Heslin, had asked for. At the beginning of the trial, attorneys for Lewis and Heslin asked the jury to award their clients $150 million in damages. A separate, shorter trial is now awaited, in which punitive damages will be discussed. Punitive damages … Read more

NFL Dolphins investigation finds tampering violations and fines owner Stephen Ross

NFL Dolphins investigation finds tampering violations and fines owner Stephen Ross

Miami Dolphins owner and real estate developer Stephen Ross has been fined $1.5 million and banned from attending team events and operations until October 17 for violating NFL tampering policies, the league announced on Tuesday. The Dolphins will also lose the team’s first-round pick in the 2023 draft and their third-round pick in the 2024 … Read more

Humans settled North America 17,000 years EARLIER than previously thought, study finds

Humans settled North America 17,000 years EARLIER than previously thought, study finds

Bones of an adult mammoth and its calf have been uncovered at a 37,000-year-old slaughter site in New Mexico, suggesting humans may have settled in North America 17,000 years later than previously thought. A team of scientists led by the University of Texas at Austin extracted collagen from the bones, allowing them to date the … Read more

Giants’ Kadarius Toney finds his footing under Brian Daboll

Giants’ Kadarius Toney finds his footing under Brian Daboll

In 1925’s Giants Drive, they close their eyes and let their imaginations run wild as to how and why a healthy Kadarius Toney could take the league by storm. As a first-round rookie draft pick, Toney too often seemed like a fish out of water, a sheltered baby in the NFL woods of Eight Mile, … Read more

NASA probe finds pits on the moon that always hover around a comfortable temperature

NASA probe finds pits on the moon that always hover around a comfortable temperature

Artist’s rendering of NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Photo credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center Scientists have spotted shadowy spots in pits on the moon that always hover around a comfortable 63°F (about 17°C). That[{” attribute=””>NASA-funded researchers used data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft and computer modeling. The pits, and caves to which they … Read more

“They look almost man-made.” NOAA finds strange rows of holes in mid-Atlantic soil

“They look almost man-made.”  NOAA finds strange rows of holes in mid-Atlantic soil

Credit: NOAA Scientists exploring a submerged mountain range in the mid-Atlantic have encountered something they cannot explain: an organized series of holes punched in the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. The discovery was made on July 23, and photos show the dots connecting into nearly straight lines…or trails…or patterns. NOAA Ocean Exploration isn’t sure yet … Read more