|Current Weather Conditions in PADUCAH, KY - Updated Nov 25 7:05 PM
|Wind: ||West at 3 mph|
|Pressure: ||30.19 inches |
|Humidity: || 81%|
|Dewpoint: || 27° F (-2° C)|
Mostly Clear. Lows In The Upper 20s. North Winds 5 Mph In The Evening Shifting To The Southeast After Midnight.
|5 Day Forecast for PADUCAH, KY - Updated Nov 25 6:04 PM
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|Female color perception affects evolution of male plumage in birds - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago|
Diagnosing deafness early will help teenagers' reading development - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago
The expression of a gene involved in female birds' color vision is linked to the evolution of colorful plumage in males, reports a new study from the University of Chicago. The findings, published Nov. 26 in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, confirm the essential role of female color perception in mate selection and sexual dimorphism.
'Utter neglect' of rheumatic heart disease revealed by results from gl... - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago
Deaf teenagers have better reading skills if they were identified as deaf by the time they were nine months old, research from the University of Southampton has shown.
Better forecasts for sea ice under climate change - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago
Rheumatic heart disease -- the most common acquired heart disease in children in many countries of the world -- is being neglected and poorly treated, according to new findings from the Global Rheumatic Heart Disease Registry (the REMEDY study), published online in the European Heart Journal.
Sweet-smelling breath to help diabetes diagnosis in children - EurekaAlert 1 hour ago
New research will help pinpoint the impact of waves on sea ice, which is vulnerable to climate change, particularly in the Arctic where it is rapidly retreating.
The potential to quickly diagnose children with type 1 diabetes before the onset of serious illness could be achieved using a simple, non-invasive breath test, according to new research published today.
|San Francisco DA pushes for chip payment cards in tech's backyard - PC World 1 hour ago|
Adobe tries again to fix Flash vulnerability - PC World 1 hour ago
Chip-and-PIN payment cards have a strong supporter in the hotbed of payment technologies, with San Franciscoâ€™s district attorney promoting the new technology as a way to cut down on fraud.As nearby tech startups like Square and giants like Apple and Google invent new ways to buy things, San Francisco DA George Gascon is pushing for stores to accept chip-and-PIN, an updated version of the tried-and-true credit card.â€śWeâ€™re still using old technology thatâ€™s very easily skimmed,â€ť said Gascon, referring to malicious software and devices used by fraudsters to collect peopleâ€™s card information and duplicate their cards.Thatâ€™s why chip-and-PIN card technology is needed to thwart payment card theft, he said. The chip in the cards creates a one-time code for each transaction, making it harder for criminals to create a fraudulent card thatâ€™s of any use. In combination with other improvements such as point-to-point encryption, chip-and-PIN may help to prevent thefts of payment data like the large-scale attack at Target last year.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Twitter lets merchants offer deals to its users - AP 2 hours ago
Adobe released an emergency patch on Tuesday to fix a Flash Player vulnerability that was fixed last month but was quickly exploited again.The company had issued a patch for the flaw, called CVE-2104-8439, but attackers soon found a way around that fix.The latest update to Flash adds a â€śmitigationâ€ť for CVE-2104-8439, a vulnerability that could lead to the installation of malware.The latest version for Windows and Appleâ€™s Mac OS is 126.96.36.199, and the latest for Linux is 188.8.131.524. Flash Player for Googleâ€™s Chrome and Microsoftâ€™s Internet Explorer browsers should automatically update, but the update also can be installed manually from Adobe.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Ebola speeds up educators' embrace of tech in Sierra Leone, Liberia - PC World 2 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- Twitter is expanding its reach into commerce with a new tool called "Offers."...
Sizing up what Apple's $700B market cap could buy - AP 2 hours ago
The deadly Ebola outbreak has sparked some creative thinking among academic institutions and private education initiatives determined to reach out to students who have been hunkering down for months in Sierra Leone and Liberia.Faced with a raging epidemic, the University of Sierra Leone plans to upload lecture notes on its website, send learning material through email and engage students through social media platforms like Whatsapp and Facebook. The 2014/2015 session, which should have begun Oct. 1, was postponed due to the Ebola outbreak.Sierra Leone is one of the countries worst hit by the disease, which has already claimed over 5,000 lives in West Africa. Just last week, Sierra Leone recorded 435 new confirmed cases of Ebola and 110 confirmed deaths.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Apple's market value surpassed $700 billion in Tuesday trading, an unprecedented milestone among U.S. companies....