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A study offers new insights into the record 2021 Western North America heat wave

The heat wave that hammered western North America in late June and early July 2021 was not just any midsummer event. Over nine days, from British Columbia through Washington and Oregon and beyond, it exceeded average regional temperatures for the per.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 24th, 2022

Researchers develop new "raspberry-shaped" nanoparticle for precision drug delivery

A newly discovered technique, reported in the journal Nanoscale, offers a low-cost way to enhance the effectiveness of existing drugs......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Soil in midwestern US is eroding 10 to 1,000 times faster than it forms, study finds

In a discovery that has repercussions for everything from domestic agricultural policy to global food security and the plans to mitigate climate change, researchers at the University of Massachusetts recently announced that the rate of soil erosion i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Hydrometeorological factors study: Don"t forget moisture in climate-carbon cycle responses

The land carbon turnover times shape the response of the land surface to changes in climate. Therefore, understanding and quantifying the carbon turnover's temperature sensitivity is key in the context of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Significantly elevated particulate air pollution concentrations found in the Copenhagen Metro

A new study have found disturbingly high concentrations of small particles in the air in the Copenhagen Metro......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Ancient stone tools from China provide earliest evidence of rice harvesting

A new Dartmouth College-led study analyzing stone tools from southern China provides the earliest evidence of rice harvesting, dating to as early as 10,000 years ago. The researchers identified two methods of harvesting rice, which helped initiate ri.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Study unravels the role of DNA methylation in oceanic microbial communities

DNA methylation is a biological process through which methyl groups are added to the DNA (genetic material). It is used as an epigenetic, i.e., a non-genetic strategy by prokaryotes to perform an array of functions such as gene regulation, repair, an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Sharing is caring with fire ant venom

Venom is associated with being harmful, but red imported fire ants are using their venom for its medicinal benefits by sharing the toxic substance with their nestmates, according to a study published in the Journal of Insect Physiology......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

You"re never too busy for self-gifting, study finds

People who are feeling tense due to demands at work or home tend not to reward themselves with gifts, new research finds—even though a new product or visit to the spa might be exactly what they need......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

Coupled computer modeling can help more accurately predict coastal flooding, study demonstrates

When Hurricane Florence hit the coast of North Carolina as a Category 1 storm in 2018, it set new records for rainfall, creating damaging 500-year flooding events along the Cape Fear River Basin......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

A commercial real estate agent"s gender does matter—to the seller

Does gender matter in commercial real estate transactions? Not in the outcome of the sale, but gender plays a role because of a common affinity bias among property owners, according to a study by researchers at The University of Alabama......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 20 min. ago

MediaTek’s new Dimensity 8200 brings flagship performance to cheaper phones

MediaTek's latest is the Dimensity 8200, an upper-midrange SoC based on the 4nm process that offers a tri-cluster CPU design with some impressive camera chops......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 53 min. ago

Ford CMO Suzy Deering abruptly departs

Deering, who joined Ford in early 2021 from eBay, was among Jim Farley's first hires as CEO. Ford will announce her replacement later......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 21 min. ago

Latest Apple Pay promo offers holiday discounts at Columbia, GOAT, Le Creuset, and more

Last week a 5% cash back offer arrived for new Apple Card customers. It turns out there’s also a December promotion for anyone using Apple Pay that brings some valuable holiday savings. The current offers include discounts from 10-70% off popular.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple Pay customers get holiday perks by shopping online

Apple customers can save some money on special holiday offers when they shop online and pay with Apple Pay with certain merchants — and there is also a deal for Apple TV+.Holiday shopping with Apple PayThrough December 15, shoppers can use Apple's.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Amazon slashes 2022 Apple Watch SE 2 to $209.99 via hidden discount

Bonus savings at checkout drive Amazon's price on the Apple Watch SE 2nd Generation down to $209.99, a record low.Amazon drops Apple Watch SE price.Set to arrive by Christmas, the 40mm Apple Watch SE 2 with your choice of a Midnight or Starlight alum.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple confirms that it has stopped plans to roll out CSAM detection system

Back in 2021, Apple announced a number of new child safety features, including Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) detection for iCloud Photos. However, the move was widely criticized due to privacy concerns. After putting it on hold indefinitely, Ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple Silicon made in America – explaining the conflicting reports [Comment]

Apple CEO Tim Cook said yesterday that TSCM Arizona plants would see Apple Silicon made in America. This appeared to contradict earlier reports that the US plants would always remain a step behind the most advanced chip tech TSMC uses in Taiwan. On.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple to use made-in-America chips for iPhones and Macs

Apple chief Tim Cook has confirmed that the tech giant has inked a deal to buy 'Made in America' chips for its iPhone, iPads, and Mac computers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 53 min. ago

Japan seeks to revitalize semiconductor leadership in cooperation with Taiwan

In the Taiwan-Japan Technology Dialogue forum hosted by Taiwan Japan Academy on December 6 in Taipei, executives from key semiconductor players and scholars from top think tanks presented insights into technology development trends and the importance.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple to use Made-in-America chips for iPhones and Macs

Apple chief Tim Cook has confirmed that the tech giant has inked a deal to buy “Made in America” chips for its iPhone, iPads, and Mac computers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 53 min. ago