Biden blocks Pebble gold mine in salmon-rich area of Alaska

The Biden administration banned the dumping of mining waste near Bristol Bay, Alaska, issuing a decree that thwarts longstanding plans to extract gold, copper and molybdenum because of potential harm to the region's thriving sockeye salmon industry......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 31st, 2023

The US government is once again threatening to ban TikTok. What you should know

Nearly two-and-a-half years after the Trump administration threatened to ban TikTok in the United States if it didn't divest from its Chinese owners, the Biden administration is now doing the same......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 18th, 2023

The Willow Arctic oil drilling project—the latest battle in a long fight over Alaska"s North Slope

For more than six decades, Alaska's North Slope has been a focus of intense controversy over oil development and wilderness protection, with no end in sight. Willow field, a 600-million-barrel, US$8 billion oil project recently approved by the Biden.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 17th, 2023

Integrated grafting system developed for passion fruit plantlets

Passion fruit has become an important fruit crop in Taiwan and Southeast Asia due to its special taste and nutrient-rich flesh. However, it is seriously harmed by viruses, blight, and brown spot diseases. As a result of virus disease, producers have.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Researchers document 55 more white sharks in Cape Cod waters

The scientific nonprofit that tracks the white shark population in Cape Cod waters identified 55 sharks never before documented in the area during its most recent research season, but experts say that's no reason for tourists who flock to the vacatio.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

"Terminator zones" on distant planets could harbor life, astronomers say

In a new study, University of California, Irvine astronomers describe how extraterrestrial life has the potential to exist on distant exoplanets inside a special area called the "terminator zone," which is a ring on planets that have one side that al.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Biden’s TikTok ultimatum: Sever ties with China or face US ban

China says there's no evidence that TikTok threatens US national security. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto / Contributor | NurPhoto) After US President Joe Biden and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CF.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Genomic analysis shows the Amazon"s Ashaninka people are made up of two subgroups with distinct histories

The Ashaninka are the most numerous Indigenous people living in the rainforests of Peru and Brazil where they inhabit a crucial area between the Andes and sources of the Amazon River. And yet, despite the size of the population and their importance i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

The colour of farmed salmon comes from adding an antioxidant to their feed, with benefits for everyone

A barrage of messages from social media influencers, along with other online blogs and articles, have claimed that farmed salmon are bad for you because the fish are fed dyes to turn their flesh red......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

3D radar scan provides clues about threats to iconic Alaskan glacier

A detailed "body scan" of Malaspina Glacier, one of Alaska's most iconic glaciers, revealed that its bulk lies below sea level and is undercut by channels that may allow ocean water to gain access, should its coastal barrier erode. This makes the gla.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Solving the mystery of left-handed amino acids in primordial RNA reactions

While humans have an esthetic liking for symmetry in everything, nature prefers asymmetric, single-handed forms when it comes to amino acids—the building blocks of proteins, and, by extension, all things biological......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

US demands Chinese owners sell TikTok, or face ban

The Biden Administration has reportedly told TikTok executives that the service could be banned completely in the US if China does not sell its stake in the firm.TikTok on a smartphoneThe long-running tensions between the US and social media platform.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Biden administration demands TikTok"s Chinese owners spin off their share or face US ban

The Biden administration has threatened to ban TikTok from the United States unless the app's Chinese owners agree to spin off their share of the social media platform, TikTok acknowledged Wednesday evening......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 16th, 2023

Salmon fishing banned along California coast as population plummets

Fishing boats would normally fan out along the California coast to catch Chinook salmon in the spring, but regulators have announced the fishing season will be shut down this year......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Filming proteins in motion to understand their functions

Proteins are the heavy-lifters of biochemistry. These beefy molecules act as building blocks, receptors, processors, couriers and catalysts. "Proteins are the molecular machines that power all life on Earth," explained Mark Sherwin, a physics profess.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

South Korea to build "world"s largest" chip center with $230 billion investment from Samsung

South Korea says it will build an enormous facility to make computer chips in the greater Seoul area, with about $230 billion in investment from memory chip giant Samsung Electronics......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsMar 15th, 2023

Fox Motors buys Subaru, Buick-GMC dealerships in Detroit area

West Michigan's Fox Motors bolstered its Detroit area footprint with the acquisition of a Subaru dealership and a Buick-GMC store......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

Fox Motors buys Subaru, Buick-GMC Detroit-area dealerships

West Michigan's Fox Motors bolstered its Detroit area footprint with the acquisition of a Subaru dealership and a Buick-GMC store......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 14th, 2023

Silicon Valley Bank: Global bank stocks slump despite Biden reassurances

It comes after US authorities stepped in to protect customers following the collapse of two American banks......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023

Pixel Watch sales power Google to No. 2 in worldwide wearables marketshare

Canalys' marketshare charts show Google beating overall market decline. Enlarge / The Pixel Watch. It's a perfect, round little pebble. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Believe it or not, the Pixel Watch appears to be a hit! At lea.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023

Dead Island 2 takes aim at Los Angeles culture, the rich, and influencers

We went hands-on with Dead Island 2 and stumbled into an apocalyptic TikTok hype house......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 13th, 2023