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Are women climate scientists judged for speaking out? Not so much, research suggests

Many scientists are likely to be invited for media appearances in the run up to COP26, the international negotiations on global heating that will take place in Glasgow in November 2021. Journalists will ask climate scientists to help place the talks.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailAug 3rd, 2021

Microsoft Rushes To Register Autodiscover Domains Leaking Credentials

Microsoft is rushing to register Internet domains used to steal Windows credentials sent from faulty implementations of the Microsoft Exchange Autodiscover protocol. BleepingComputer reports: On Monday, Guardicore's Amit Serper released new research.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

Chinese Scientists Synthesized Starch From Carbon Dioxide

AltMachine shares a report from Phys.Org: Chinese scientists recently reported a de novo route for artificial starch synthesis from carbon dioxide (CO2) for the first time. Relevant results were published in Science on Sept. 24. The new route makes i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 57 min. ago

Other than Prison, Electronic Monitoring is "the Most Restrictive Form" of Control, Research Finds

An anonymous reader shares a report: In the past 18 months, as the judicial system has increasingly used electronic monitoring instead of prisons to monitor inmates through the coronavirus pandemic, newly released data confirm what activists and advo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 57 min. ago

UC Reactor Makes Martian Fuel

Engineers at the University of Cincinnati are developing new ways to convert greenhouse gases to fuel to address climate change and get astronauts home from Mars. UC: UC College of Engineering and Applied Science assistant professor Jingjie Wu and hi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 57 min. ago

The MacBook Pro will soon resolution bump, macOS beta suggests

The new laptops are still expected to launch by the end of the year. Enlarge / The 2019 16-inch MacBook Pro. (credit: Samuel Axon) The seventh beta of macOS Monterey contains what appear to be references to new screen resolutions suitable for.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 58 min. ago

In a gene tied to growth, scientists see glimmers of human history

A new study delves into the evolution and function of the human growth hormone receptor gene, and asks what forces in humanity's past may have driven changes to this vital piece of DNA......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 29 min. ago

Organic molecule remnants found in nuclei of ancient dinosaur cells

A team of scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and from the Shandong Tianyu Museum of Nature (STM) has isolated exquisitely preserved cartilage cells in a 125-million.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 29 min. ago

Scientists use seasons to find water for future Mars astronauts

An international team of researchers has used seasonal variations to identify likely sub-surface deposits of water ice in the temperate regions of Mars where it would be easiest for future human explorers to survive. The results are being presented t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 29 min. ago

Powerful, local stories can inspire us to take action on climate change

The climate emergency has put the world in grave peril, but that is hard to tell when watching the news or looking at the overall global response to the climate crisis, which continues to be lax......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Artificial Intelligence provides sharper images of lunar craters that contain water ice

The moon's polar regions are home to craters and other depressions that never receive sunlight. Today, a group of researchers led by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) in Germany present the highest-resolution images to date cov.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

NASA"s Perseverance rover cameras capture Mars like never before

Scientists tap into an array of imagers aboard the six-wheeled explorer to get a big picture of the Red Planet......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

On course for healthier, more sustainable soil

If we want to transition to a greener, healthier and more climate resilient Europe, it is important to ensure our soils are in good condition. However, the quality of soils is worsening because of unsustainable management practices, depletion of reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Himalayan hydropower "clean but risky," warn scientists

With its steep topography and abundant water resources the Himalayas offer sustainable, low-carbon hydropower for energy-hungry South Asia. But there is a catch—the mountain range falls in one of the world's most seismically active regions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Deepwater renewal in Lake Geneva in light of climate change

EPFL scientists have studied two mechanisms that can help bring oxygen to the depths of a lake—essential for preserving the lake's ecosystem. The classical deepwater renewal caused by surface cooling during winter is becoming less efficient due to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

All-female crew in water-tank spaceflight study

This week 20 women are tucking themselves in a waterbed for five days as part of a dry immersion study to recreate some of the effects of spaceflight on the body. The campaign kicked off yesterday with the first two subjects at the Medes space clinic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Ranked choice, multimember districts blunts gerrymandering

New research from the College of Engineering lays out in detail why ranked-choice voting, combined with multi-member legislative districts, promotes fair representation, particularly when it comes to blunting gerrymandering—the party in power's abi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Observations confirm that aerosols formed from plant-emitted compounds can make clouds brighter

Brighter clouds reduce the amount of solar radiation reaching the Earth's surface, thereby cooling the surface. Emissions of organic compounds from vegetation increase with increasing temperature, thus having the capability to slow down climate warmi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Are domesticated oysters less prepared for climate change?

Pacific oyster faming is a multi-billion dollar industry, but there are strong concerns about the ability of oyster larvae to develop properly and survive in future ocean acidification scenarios. A recent study from University of Gothenburg shows tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

National primary school tests have little effect on children"s happiness and wellbeing

National Curriculum Key Stage 2 tests taken by 10- and 11-year-old children in England to assess progress in English and Mathematics do not seem to affect children's wellbeing, according to new UCL-led research......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago

Decoding human history with ancient DNA

This year is the 20th anniversary of sequencing the human genome. In honor of this event, a research team led by Prof. FU Qiaomei from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences reviewed t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 57 min. ago