The world’s newest monkey species was found in a lab, not on an expedition

The discovery of the Popa langur, a medium-sized leaf-eating monkey found in central Myanmar, was recently announced by scientists. It is estimated there are just 200 to 250 of these monkeys, which will likely mean the new species is classed as “critically endangered.” This find was announced just a week or so after two new species of greater glider – a gliding marsupial – were identified in Australia. But what do scientists mean when they announce the discovery of “new” mammalian species? Were these animals really unknown to science?



a monkey sitting on a tree branch: The Popa langur (Trachypithecus popa) is named after the sacred Mount Popa, which holds the largest population of the species with just over 100 animals.


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The Popa langur (Trachypithecus popa) is named after the sacred Mount Popa, which holds the largest population of the species with just over 100 animals.

While discoveries such as the langur and the gliders are certainly exciting, it is important to clarify that these were not previously unseen species uncovered by some intrepid explorer. Rather, these

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New Orleans Pelicans Announce Ibotta As Newest Jersey Patch Sponsor

The New Orleans Pelicans have been aggressively remodeling everything from the training facility to the front office to the end of the bench roster. The new city flag edition jersey was another bold choice from the organization and now the final touches on the jerseys are complete. The New Orleans Pelicans and Ibotta have agreed upon a deal that includes the Denver-based mobile rewards company becoming the newest official jersey patch partner of the team.

New Orleans Pelicans President Dennis Lauscha’s statement explained, “The jersey patch is more than just an advertising opportunity. It is an authentic integration of two brands who are passionate about their fans and customers. Ibotta is an innovative and forward-thinking company that aligns well with our core values and principles as an organization. We are very excited to welcome Ibotta into

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Ninja’s newest gamer hoodie features a ‘patent-pending’ headphone-compatible hood

Popular streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has announced his next piece of branded gear — a custom $60 hoodie with a “patent-pending” system that’s designed to let customers wear a headset over the hood while still enjoying their music or games uninterrupted.

The hoodie works by featuring a “polymesh” ear hole on each side of the hood, allowing for sound from the headset to pass through instead of getting muffled by the (usually) thick material of a sweatshirt hood.

The idea isn’t a new one: this year has already seen an also patented gamer hoodie from Champion, albeit one

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Newest climate models shouldn’t raise future warming projections

Newest climate models shouldn’t raise future warming projections

One notable storyline in the climate system over the past year or two has been the effort to make sense of the latest generation of climate models. In service of the next Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, the world’s climate models have submitted their simulations to the latest database, known as CMIP6. These submissions showed that updates to a number of models had made them more sensitive to greenhouse gases, which means they project greater amounts of future warming.

Apart from diagnosing the behavior responsible for that change, climate scientists have also wrestled with the implications. Should we be alarmed by the results, or are they outliers? Climate models are only one tool among many for estimating Earth’s true “climate sensitivity,” so their behavior has to be considered in the full context of all the other evidence.

For a number of reasons, research is converging on the idea

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GTY Technology’s Questica Welcomes Its Newest Client, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH) (“GTY”), a leading provider of cloud solutions for the public sector, announced today that its budgeting unit, Questica Inc. (“Questica”), will exclusively provide cloud budgeting software to the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (“Metropolitan”).

Metropolitan is the largest distributor of treated drinking water in the United States. As a regional wholesaler, Metropolitan provides water to 26 member public agencies for distribution to 19 million residents in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura. Importing water from the Colorado River and Northern California, Metropolitan owns and operates an extensive water system, with four of their treatment plants among the 10 largest water plants in the world.

Metropolitan will use Questica Budget software for financial planning and budgeting, as well as financial modeling and performance reporting. With Questica, change requests can be automated through a defined workflow/approval process in

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Key Digital Spotlights Newest Proprietary HDMI Extension Technology

KD-EX18G HDMI Extension Kit is the first Key Digital product boasting UHDoTP

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KD-EX18G Application Example
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Different Resolution of Sources and Displays
Different Resolution of Sources and Displays
Different Resolution of Sources and Displays

Mount Vernon, New York, Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Key Digital, the award-winning manufacturer of professional AV and control systems shines the spotlight on the KD-EX18G HDMI extender kit, featuring Key Digital’s new proprietary HDMI extension technology, Ultra High Definition over Twisted Pair (UHDoTP).

The KD-EX18G with UHDoTP stands apart from other HDMI extenders as it allows Key Digital to present this fully capable extender kit at a more cost-effective price point than most HDBaseT offerings. The KD-EX18G features 4K/UHD 18G extension, 4K to 1080p down-conversion, HDMI pass-through, power over CAT, two-way IR, handshake control, and Forced Hot Plug all in a low-profile slim chassis design.

“We are very excited to show-off our new proprietary 4K to 1080p down-converting

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