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A Warning Sign of a Mass Extinction Event Is On the Rise, Scientists Say

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Vice: If you live near a freshwater river or lake, odds are good that you have seen warning signs about harmful algal and bacterial blooms posted on its shores. Alarmingly, a new study reports that these bloom.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotSep 22nd, 2021

Finnish scientists create "sustainable" lab-grown coffee

Latte drinkers may in the future be sipping on java sourced from a petri dish rather than a plantation, say scientists behind a new technique to grow what they hope to be sustainable coffee in a lab......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Foundry prices likely to rise further in 2022

Despite a slowdown in demand for cnsumer electronics applications, other IC segments still see strong momentum, giving room for foundries to further raise their service quotes next year, according to PSMC chairman Frank Huang. MediaTek expects its fo.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 19 min. ago

Aussie Broadband discounts its stellar NBN 100 plan by AU$20

Making the switch to Aussie Broadband’s NBN 100 plan will save you AU$120 over six months, just sign up before October 31......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News8 hr. 19 min. ago

How to watch Intel’s ‘Innovation’ Alder Lake event tomorrow

Intel is expected to unveil its new 12th-gen Alder Lake platform at this year's Intel Innovation 2021 event, kicking off on October 26......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 47 min. ago

Blizzard scraps plans for its online-only BlizzCon 2022 event

Blizzard says this decision was a difficult one but ultimately the right call for its business moving forward. It wants to take some time to "reimagine" what BlizzCon is and what it should be while using the resources it saves by not hosting the even.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

DRAM prices could increase as earthquake disrupts Micron"s Taiwan operations

Memory prices could rise after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Taiwan on Sunday, affecting production at several semiconductor fabs, including a Micron Technology manufacturing plant. Thankfully, the earthquake didn’t result in any injuries or lo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Surprising Conflicts and Collaborations Built the Coronavirus Vaccines

A new book reveals how quiet scientists, big drug companies and the Trump administration raced to meet the COVID threat—and why kids are just now being considered for shots -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Scientists fear global "cascade" of climate impacts by 2030

Climate hazards such as extreme heat, drought and storms could trigger "cascading impacts" that may be felt around the world within the next decade, warns a study released ahead of the UN climate summit, COP26......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Scientists produce tadpoles better adapted to climate change

In a world-first laboratory trial reported in Communications Biology, a research team at The University of Western Australia have mixed populations to produce tadpoles that would be more tolerant of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

A new model could help stall shifting sand dunes, protecting infrastructure and ecosystems

Cambridge scientists have used downscaled laboratory models to show how sand dunes move through a landscape, revealing the conditions that determine whether they will pass through hurdles in their path—like pipelines or walls—or get stopped in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Tube-in-tube structure going strong

Similar to grass stems, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have created nanostrut-connected tube-in-tubes that enable stronger low-density structural materials......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Chip-based quantum microcomb creates entanglement between optical fields

Researchers have developed a tiny optical frequency comb, or microcomb, that uses two-mode squeezing to create unconditional entanglement between continuous optical fields. The miniature chip-based device lays the groundwork for mass production of de.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Study reveals a gene crucial to sperm cell production

Scientists at Cincinnati Children's appear to have flipped another piece in the underexplored puzzle of male infertility......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Blaseball: Short Circuits takes the absurdist sports game back to its roots

Absurdist sports simulator Blaseball returns next week with a back-to-basics mini event......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

BlizzConline 2022 has been canceled amid ongoing controversy

Blizzard has canceled the event to focus its energy on "supporting our teams and progressing development of our games and experiences.".....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

How to watch Intel’s ‘Innovation’ Alder Lake 2021 event tomorrow

Intel is expected to unveil its new 12th-gen Alder Lake platform at this year's Intel Innovation 2021 event, kicking off on October 26......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 47 min. ago

Anatomy texts should show sex as a spectrum to include intersex people

Scientists are learning more and more about human biological variation, including of sex characteristics. But images of the human body in anatomy remain mostly muscular, white, and male with limited diversity, including of sex......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Magnetic material 3D-printed from nonmagnetic powder

Scientists from Skoltech and their colleagues have used a 3D printer to fuse two materials in an alloy whose composition continuously changes from one region of the sample to the other, endowing the alloy with gradient magnetic properties. Despite th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

New computer modelling could boost drug discovery

Scientists from Queen's University Belfast have developed a computer-aided data tool that could improve treatment for a range of illnesses......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Researchers use mobile tech, forge partnerships to study home literacy efforts

Penn State scientists are combining their skills in data science and innovative approaches to mobile technology with their ability to forge community partnerships to find ways to support families in their home literacy efforts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago