An unstable, flake-like network in the making

Journal Reference: Victoria Tianjing Yan, Arjun Narayanan, Tina Wiegand, Frank Jülicher, Stephan W. Grill. A condensate dynamic instability orchestrates actomyosin cortex activation. Nature, 2022; 609 (7927): 597 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-05084-3 An international team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG) in Dresden, the Max Planck Institute for the Physics … Read more

Novel analysis shows the experience of reward increases connectivity between the default mode network and other brain regions

Journal Reference: Ekaterina Dobryakova, David V. Smith. Reward enhances connectivity between the ventral striatum and the default mode network. NeuroImage, 2022; 258: 119398 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2022.119398 The default mode network (DMN), which comprises the posterior medial cortex, medial prefrontal cortex, and lateral temporal-parietal regions, has been shown to be engaged in several task-related behaviors. Studies show … Read more

Dolphins form largest alliance network outside people, study finds

Journal Reference: Richard C. Connor, Michael Krützen, Simon J. Allen, William B. Sherwin, Stephanie L. King. Strategic intergroup alliances increase access to a contested resource in male bottlenose dolphins. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2022; 119 (36) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2121723119 The scientists, with colleagues from the University of Zurich and University of Massachusetts, analysed … Read more

Pivot TV Shuts Down: Why Participant Media’s Millennial Cable Network Couldn’t Survive

Pivot TV Shuts Down Why Participant Medias Millennial Cable Network

The channel goes dark in the face of a changing media environment, Participant’s failure to latch on to a strategy that worked and a fickle young audience. Pivot just couldn’t pivot fast enough. The small cable channel shuts down on Monday, ending its short life with the film “Good Night, and Good Luck,” the 2005 … Read more

The Sannio focuses on return tourism, signed the protocol with the South Destination Network

The Sannio focuses on return tourism signed the protocol with

Another step forward for the five-year project “2023-2028 Return to Italy” conceived by South Destination Network which, after Avellino, saw the attractions of Sannio and the province of Benevento as protagonists. The plan, dedicated to the return tourism of Italians abroad who intend to search for their roots, continues its work in Campania and also … Read more

Participant Media Unveils Launch Date And Slate For New Cable Network Pivot

Pivot will launch August 1 with 40 million-plus subscribers and feature more than 300 hours of original programming in its first year. The cable network was hatched in December after film producer Participant Media acquired the Documentary Channel and then the distribution assets of emerging cable net Halogen TV. The plan is to target millennials … Read more

Researchers discover major roadblock in alleviating network congestion

Computers and devices that transmit data over the internet break the data down into smaller packets and use a special algorithm to decide how fast to send those packets. These congestion control algorithms seek to fully discover and utilize available network capacity while sharing it fairly with other users who may be sharing the same … Read more

A brain network for social attraction

Journal Reference: Johannes M. Kappel, Dominique Förster, Katja Slangewal, Inbal Shainer, Fabian Svara, Joseph C. Donovan, Shachar Sherman, Michał Januszewski, Herwig Baier, Johannes Larsch. Visual recognition of social signals by a tectothalamic neural circuit. Nature, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04925-5 Humans and many other animals live in societies. At a fundamental level, social interactions require individuals to … Read more

Researchers teleport quantum information across rudimentary quantum network

Journal Reference: S. L. N. Hermans, M. Pompili, H. K. C. Beukers, S. Baier, J. Borregaard, R. Hanson. Qubit teleportation between non-neighbouring nodes in a quantum network. Nature, 2022; 605 (7911): 663 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04697-y The power of a future quantum Internet is based on the ability to send quantum information (quantum bits) between the nodes … Read more

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