Biologists make case for guiding conservation with a local touch to fight climate change effects

As nature reels towards a hotter, drier, harsher future, new conservation tools—seed banks and frozen zoos, gene editing and assisted gene flow—hold promise to help struggling animal and plant populations. The catch: New approaches must incorpora.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 6th, 2022

Separating molecules requires a lot of energy. This nanoporous, heat-resistant membrane could change that

Industry has long relied upon energy-intensive processes, such as distillation and crystallization, to separate molecules that ultimately serve as ingredients in medicine, chemicals and other products......»»

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Daily deals Sept. 30: M2 MacBook Air $899, 16" MacBook Pro 32GB $1,775, iPhone 12 models from $270 & more

Today's top deals include 40% off an 85" Sony Bravia XR 4K UHD Google Smart TV, 45% off an OtterBox iPhone 13 Prefix Series case, eero mesh wi-fi routers up to 56% off, 58% off a JBL Xtreme 2 Bluetooth speaker, and more.Save $300 on an M2 MacBook Air.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

A revelation about trees is messing with climate calculations

Scientists are learning more about “sesquiterpenes" vapors made from trees. Enlarge / The early morning sun shines through the morning fog on the countryside in Chongqing, China, September 14, 2023. (credit: Costfoto/NurPhoto.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Sweat Is Helping You Survive Climate Change

It's gross. It’s sticky. Here’s the science of how it has already saved your life......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Japanese scientists find microplastics are present in clouds

Researchers in Japan have confirmed microplastics are present in clouds, where they are likely affecting the climate in ways that aren't yet fully understood......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Apple asks early iPhone 15 adopters what they would change about it, what would you say? [Poll]

The iPhone 15 devices have been out in the wild for a week and Apple has started a survey asking for feedback from early adopters on what they think about the new phones. Along with questions about important purchase factors, satisfaction with the ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 30th, 2023

Apple 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro $250 off, iPhone 12 from $270, leather Apple Watch straps 45% off, more

Today we are showing the Touch Bar fans some love with a solid $250 off the 13-inch Apple M2 MacBook Pro starting from $1,049 shipped alongside some of the best deals ever on previous-generation iPhone 12 handsets starting from $270 Prime shipped. Mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Review: Nomad iPhone 15 Modern Leather Case and Folio nail premium design w/ thoughtful touches

With Apple officially out of the leather case and accessory market, third parties stand as the only options for those who prefer to stick with the material. I’ve been testing out the Modern Leather Case and Folio with my iPhone 15 Pro, and have com.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Ancient plant wax reveals how global warming affects methane in Arctic lakes

By studying fossils from ancient aquatic plants, Northwestern University and University of Wyoming (UW) researchers are gaining a better understanding of how methane produced in Arctic lakes might affect—and be affected by—climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

European countries smash September temperature records

Austria, France, Germany, Poland and Switzerland announced their hottest Septembers on record on Friday, in a year expected to be the warmest in human history as climate change accelerates......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Climate change and carnivores: Shifts in the distribution and effectiveness of protected areas in the Amazon

A new article published in PeerJ, authored by Camila Ferreira Leão at Universidade Federal do Pará sheds light on the effects of climate change on carnivorous mammals in the Amazon and their representation within Protected Areas (PAs). "Climate cha.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

In Shawnee National Forest, a debate swirls around how to best protect trees amid climate change and wildfires

The Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois is a mosaic of towering trees, lush wetlands and commanding rock formations that are the native habitat for a wealth of plants and animals, including 19 species of oaks......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Genome study reveals 30 years of Darwin"s finch evolution

An international team of researchers has released a study on contemporary evolutionary change in natural populations. Their study uses one of the largest genomic datasets ever produced for animals in their natural environment, comprising nearly 4,000.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Australia may swelter, but researchers predict blue whales will get some relief

While Australia is forecast to swelter under El Niño climate conditions this year, Charles Darwin University (CDU) researchers say it's good news for blue whales after they suffered through three consecutive years of difficult La Niña conditions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

A Revelation About Trees Is Messing With Climate Calculations

Trees make clouds by releasing small quantities of vapors called “sesquiterpenes.” Scientists are learning more—and it’s making climate models hazy......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Politicians failing to grasp "scientific reality" of climate: expert

Wavering ambition by governments and a growing belief that science is politically subjective are great causes for concern in a rapidly escalating climate crisis, an expert told AFP......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Before you buy an iPhone 15 Pro case, make sure it has this one thing

So, you have your brand new iPhone 15 Pro or iPhone 15 Pro Max and you're looking for a case. Make sure to double-check that your case has this one thing first!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Research finds diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives during certain presidencies can affect bottom line

Corporate initiatives focused on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) for vulnerable social groups can change a company in many ways. According to researchers at the University of New Hampshire, how DEI affects a business' bottom line may depend on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

Climate model provides data-driven answer to major goal of climate research

A new research study from The University of Alabama in Huntsville, a part of the University of Alabama System, addresses a central question of climate change research: how much warming can be expected from adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere thro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 29th, 2023

American Climate Corps: Biden"s new green jobs initiative delivers more promises than details, says researcher

When President Joe Biden created the American Climate Corps by executive order on Sept. 20, 2023, it marked a step toward keeping a pledge he made nearly three years earlier: to create a new workforce training and service program to deal with global.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 28th, 2023