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Bioreactors chip away at nitrogen pollution

Bioreactors are underground trenches filled with woodchips. They have been gaining traction as a tool to remove nitrogen from the water in agricultural settings......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 15th, 2021

Google teases Pixel 6 phones with custom-built Tensor SoC

Google has announced its next-generation Pixel family of smartphones powered by a custom System on a Chip (SoC) called Tensor......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 31 min. ago

Molecular dance that could eliminate soot pollution

A hidden, newly discovered molecular dance could hold the answer to the problem of soot pollution......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News16 hr. 3 min. ago

Air pollution exposure is shifting from outdoor to indoor – here"s why

You may have seen the before-and-after-lockdown photos of major cities that appear to show dramatic changes in air quality. In one, the India Gate war memorial in New Delhi is barely visible amid the smog. Then, during lockdown, it's clearly visible.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

IC design houses form alliances to strengthen competitiveness

IC designers in Taiwan are poised to embrace the most lucrative year in 2021 amid the persistent crunch of chips, but they are also facing increasing cost pressure on developing new-generation chip solutions, which may reshape the IC design sector an.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 31 min. ago

Study provides first holistic assessment of plastic pollution in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is renowned globally for its stunning beaches and crystal clear ocean......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News22 hr. 3 min. ago

Taiwan networking IC suppliers gain shifted orders

IC design houses, such as MediaTek and Realtek Semiconductor, have landed a ramp-up in orders from Taiwan-based networking device makers, which are encountering longer delivery lead times at their US chip partners, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Google teases Pixel 6 smartphones with custom-built Tensor SoC

Google has announced its next-generation Pixel family of smartphones powered by a custom System on a Chip (SoC) called Tensor......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Google is building its own chip for the Pixel 6

Google just dumped a whole bunch of news about its upcoming Pixel 6 smartphone. Maybe the company was looking to get out in front of August 11’s big Samsung event — or perhaps it’s just hoping to keep people interested in the months leading.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

The Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro are coming with a new chip, A.I., and a 4x zoom camera

Google has given us a tantalizing preview of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones, complete with a new custom chip called the Tensor, before a fall launch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

The Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are coming with a new chip, AI, and a 4x zoom camera

Google has given us a tantalizing preview of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones, complete with a new custom chip called the Tensor, before a fall launch......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Taiwan DDI chip suppliers poised to enjoy strong 3Q21

Taiwan-based display driver IC (DDI) suppliers including Fitipower Integrated Technology, FocalTech Systems, Himax Technologies, Novatek Microelectronics, Raydium Semiconductor and Sitronix Technology are all poised to report brisk sales and profit r.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Plastic creates "evolutionary trap" for young sea turtles

Plastic pollution creates an "evolutionary trap" for young sea turtles, new research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Samsung is raising chip fabrication prices to finance new foundries

Last quarter, Samsung invested KRW 12.5 trillion ($10.9 billion USD) in their foundry division. Ben Suh, a representative of the company, told investors that "foundry investments focused on capacity expansions for advanced processes such as 5-nanomet.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Huawei’s latest flagship phone has HarmonyOS, a Qualcomm SoC, and no 5G

Facing export ban and chip shortage, Huawei is scraping together what it can find. The Huawei P50 Pro, in several colors. Despite facing down a global.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Could residential heat pumps be part of the climate solution?

Deploying residential heat pumps more widely across the United States has the potential to help reduce carbon pollution while also saving homeowners money, according to a new study by a University of Michigan researcher and colleagues......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Vanderbilt engineer the first to introduce low-power dynamic manipulation of single nanoscale quantum objects

Led by Justus Ndukaife, assistant professor of electrical engineering, Vanderbilt researchers are the first to introduce an approach for trapping and moving a nanomaterial known as a single colloidal nanodiamond with nitrogen-vacancy center using low.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

How light pollution affects animal orientation

The growth of cities with their streetlights and illuminated buildings has led to brighter nights. This has consequences for animals: the artificial light illuminates them directly, but also lights up the sky, making the stars invisible. Yet many ani.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Apple, AMD, and Intel shift priorities as chip shortages continue

Apple, AMD, and Intel each acknowledge their preparation for ongoing shortages. Enlarge / Sure, it's cheaply produced clip art... but it's also a disturbingly accurate picture of the current state of supply and demand in the semiconductor produc.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Apple reports record $81.4 billion quarter despite chip shortages

Apple is one of several tech companies that have reported positive financial results this week, exceeding Wall Street expectations. The Cupertino company said it made $81.4 billion in the quarter ending in June, which is a 36 percent year-over-year i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Researchers identify a gene that regulates the angle of root growth in corn

The discovery of a gene that regulates the angle of root growth in corn is a new tool to enable the breeding of deeper-rooting crops with enhanced ability to take up nitrogen, according to an international team of researchers, led by Penn State......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021