Day: June 19, 2020

Kyle Larson’s dirt winning streak continues at Indiana Midget Week

Kyle Larson remained unbeatable on the dirt Tuesday night, setting a track qualifying record and winning at Paragon Speedway in Indiana. Larson started sixth and won the 30-lap feature over Tanner Thorson. NASCAR Cup driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. finished third. Larson now has won the past six feature races he’s started, including a sweep of […]

A fair reward ensures a good memory, study reveals

How does our memory work, and how can we optimize its mechanisms on a daily basis? These questions are at the heart of many neuroscience research projects. Among the brain structures examined to better understand memory mechanisms, the reward system is now at the center of investigations. Through the examination of brain activity in healthy […]

Hilton to cut 2,100 corporate jobs globally

Hotel chain Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT.N) said on Tuesday it would cut about 22% of its corporate workforce, or 2,100 jobs, following the coronavirus outbreak that has ravaged the global travel industry. Hilton’s announcement comes as the hotel industry has been among the worst hit by the pandemic, with travelers forced to cancel bookings […]

Intel will debut malware-fighting technology in Tiger Lake mobile CPUs

Intel is baking new anti-malware protections into its latest mobile CPUs, as well as upcoming desktop and server platforms. The new CPU-level security feature is called Control-Flow Enforcement Technology (CET), meant to protect against classes of malware that so far have been difficult to mitigate only via software.Intel’s CET will first become available with Tiger […]

Humpback Whales Herd Salmon With Their Fins in Never-Before-Filmed Feeding Behavior

Humpback whales off the Pacific Northwest coast were documented performing never-before-filmed behavior—herding salmon directly into their gaping mouths with their fins. This extraordinary feeding strategy, filmed by a drone, works in tandem with another advanced hunting strategy that involves encircling schools of fish in a morass or screen of bubbles – blocking the sight and […]