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AI method reveals millions of dead trees hidden among the living before California"s historic 2020 wildfires

University of Copenhagen scientists may have found a new explanation for the California wildfires of 2020. Applying AI to detailed aerial photos, they created a unique dataset detailing mortality down to single trees for all of California State. This.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 11th, 2024

I tested two of the best data recovery services. Here’s which to use

This hands-on comparison of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro and Recuva Professional reveals which is the best file restoration app for you......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Extreme heat is new danger stalking US-bound migrants

In the Mexican desert near the US border, security forces are on alert after a man was found dead from heat stroke on the journey to what he hoped would be a better life in North America......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Torrential rains kill 27 across Central America

Torrential rains across Central America have left at least 27 dead in landslides and flooding over the past week, mainly in El Salvador, but also in Guatemala and Honduras, officials said Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

This Samsung 11.1.4-channel soundbar has a $900 price cut

Fill your living room with powerful Dolby Atmos audio with this Woot deal on a brand-new Samsung 11.1.4 HW-Q990C Soundbar......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Fable: release date window, trailers, gameplay, and more

Fable 4 was announced at the 2020 Xbox Games Showcase. Here's what we know about the next installment in the Fable series, now helmed by Playground Games......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

CDK Global hackers demand tens of millions in ransom to end dealership outage, report says

CDK is planning to make the payment, a source with knowledge of the situation told Bloomberg. The hacking group behind the attack is believed to be based in eastern Europe, the source said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

We now have even more evidence against the “ecocide” theory of Easter Island

AI analysis of satellite imagery data is a new method for estimating population size. Enlarge / New research lends further credence to the "population crash" theory about Easter Island being just a myth. (credit: Arian Zwegers/CC.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Hawaii agrees to "historic" settlement in youth climate case

The US state of Hawaii has reached an historic agreement in response to litigation by youth activists, promising to speed up the de-carbonization of its transport sector to protect their right to a safe and healthy climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

How a biocatalyst might boost the growth of microalgae

Living organisms consist to a large extent of carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) compounds. These have to be taken in with food or, in the case of plants, produced through photosynthesis......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

After ISIS bombs, an urgent call to preserve an ancient Syrian temple

The Temple of Bel stands in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, adjoining a desert oasis with palm trees and bountiful water. Constructed in the first two centuries of the Common Era, the temple served for nearly two thousand years as a sanctuary for.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New AI-driven tool improves root image segmentation

In a world striving for sustainability, understanding the hidden half of a living plant—the roots—is crucial. Roots are not just an anchor; they are a dynamic interface between the plant and soil, critical for water uptake, nutrient absorption, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

AT&T can’t hang up on landline phone customers, California agency rules

State dismisses AT&T application to end Carrier of Last Resort obligation. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Joe Raedle ) The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) yesterday rejected AT&T's request to end its landl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Smartphone ban in schools backed by California governor [U: Social media laws in NY]

The possibility of a smartphone ban in schools in Apple’s home state of California looks increasingly likely after Governor Gavin Newsom added his support. The move follows an opinion piece by the US Surgeon General proposing a warning label on.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Lifesaving and life-changing: The kindness shown to forced migrants during their journeys

Forced migrant survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) have experienced acts of everyday and extraordinary kindness from people they met throughout their journeys, a new study reveals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New survey reveals how many people consider CarPlay a must-have in a new car

I’ve written a lot about CarPlay over the years, including questioning GM’s decision to abandon CarPlay on all of its EVs. Now, a new survey has details on just how important CarPlay is for people shopping for a new car, with a third of consumers.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

iOS 18: How to lock and hide apps on iPhone

Apple is improving iPhone security and privacy with iOS 18. One of the valuable new features is the ability to require Face ID for individual apps as well as putting them in a hidden folder. Read along for how to lock and hide apps on iPhone in iOS 1.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Behavioral and computational study shows that social preferences can be inferred from decision speed alone

Researchers led by Sophie Bavard at the University of Hamburg, Germany, found that people can infer hidden social preferences by observing how fast others make social decisions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Spectroscopic technique that singles out water molecules lying on the surface reveals how they relax after being excited

A more complete picture of how excited water molecules at an interface with air lose their energy has been uncovered by RIKEN scientists in a study published in the journal Nature Communications. This finding will be valuable for better understanding.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

An alternative way to manipulate quantum states

Researchers at ETH Zurich have shown that quantum states of single electron spins can be controlled by currents of electrons whose spins are evenly aligned. In the future, this method could be used in electronic circuit elements......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Climate change accelerates emergence of insects, study shows

Researchers at La Trobe University's Center for Freshwater Ecosystems have exposed the hidden consequences of climate change on Alpine stream ecosystems, which could see an earlier emergence of insects......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024