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Can East Asian monsoon enhancement induce global cooling?

The study of the orogenic effects of the Tibetan Plateau uplift on global climate during the Cenozoic has focused almost exclusively on the India-Asia collision zone, the Himalayas. The strong erosion in the Himalayas was assumed to be a primary driv.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailAug 3rd, 2021

Improving ocean protection with the first marine protected areas guide

An international team, which includes researchers from IRD and CNRS, published a novel Marine Protected Areas (MPA) guide in the journal Science on 9 September 2021. The aim is to advance the global community's understanding of ocean protection and a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 53 min. ago

1.5 C warming limit "impossible" without major action: UN

A new climate change report out Thursday shows that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius will be impossible without immediate, large-scale emissions cuts, the UN chief said......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 53 min. ago

Researchers observe enhanced yield ratio between strange and nonstrange open-charm mesons

Researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, together with international collaborators, observed an obvious enhancement in the yield ratio between strange (Ds±) and nonstrange (D0) ope.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 53 min. ago

Socioeconomic factors influence land and seafloor pollution

The research was conducted by scientists at CSIRO, Australia's national science agency; Ocean Conservancy, a U.S.-based advocacy non-profit; and the PADI AWARE Foundation, a non-profit public charity that drives global ocean conservation through loca.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 53 min. ago

Concreit closes on $6M to allow more people to invest in the global private real estate market

Concreit, a company that wants to open real estate investing to a broader group of people, announced today that it has closed $6 million in a seed funding round led by Matrix Partners.  Hyphen Capital also participated in the round, in addition to i.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 21 min. ago

Data from 29,798 clean-ups around the world uncovers some of the worst litter hotspots

Coastal litter is a big environmental problem. But how does this litter differ around the world, and why? In the first global analysis of its kind, we set out to answer those questions using data collected by thousands of citizen scientists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 21 min. ago

Gogoro will go public on Nasdaq after $2.35B SPAC deal

Gogoro is going public. The company, which is best known for its electric Smartscooters and swappable battery infrastructure, announced today it will list on Nasdaq through a merger with Poema Global, a SPAC affiliated with Princeville Capital. The d.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 21 min. ago

The Org nabs $20M led by Tiger Global to expand its platform based on public organizational charts

LinkedIn normalized the idea of making people’s resume’s visible to anyone who wanted to look at them, and today a startup that’s hoping to do the same for companies and how they are organized and run is announcing some funding. The.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 21 min. ago

Asian merchant commerce platform Pine Labs raises $100 million

Pine Labs said on Thursday it has raised an additional $100 million, just weeks after securing $600 million in a financing round, as the Asian merchant commerce platform begins to explore the public markets. The U.S.-based investment management compa.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 21 min. ago

How climate change could impact algae in the global ocean

Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity 'break point' boundaries in the oceans—according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 21 min. ago

African genomics startup 54gene raises $25M to expand precision medicine capabilities

Less than 3% of genetic material used in global pharmaceutical research is from Africa. The staggering gap is quite surprising because Africans and people of African descent are reported to be more genetically diverse than any other population. Since.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 53 min. ago

Monolithic/heterogeneous integration to drive Silicon 4.0: Q&A with Etron chairman Nicky Lu

While global chip shortages can hardly ease in the short term and prices continue to rise further, regional semiconductor fleets are quietly taking shape as the US, EU, South Korea, Japan and China are all moving to enhance localized chip production,.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 21 min. ago

Gillmor Gang: Off the Wall

Most of us count the golden age of Michael Jackson’s career with the Quincy Jones produced global smashes of Thriller and Bad. Fueled by the stream of videos and multi-single releases (5 on Bad), the records dominated the charts, radio, and MTV.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 53 min. ago

Tiger Global-led $100M investment makes Apna India’s fastest unicorn

A 22-month-old startup that is helping millions of blue- and gray-collar workers in India learn new skills and find jobs has become the youngest firm to join the coveted unicorn status in the world’s second-largest internet market. Apna announced o.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Climate change from a nuclear war"s smoke could threaten global food supplies, human health

Nuclear war would cause many immediate fatalities, but smoke from the resulting fires would also cause climate change lasting up to 15 years that would threaten worldwide food production and human health, according to a study by researchers at Rutger.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Australian wildfires triggered massive algal blooms in Southern Ocean

Clouds of smoke and ash from wildfires that ravaged Australia in 2019 and 2020 triggered widespread algal blooms in the Southern Ocean thousands of miles downwind to the east, a new Duke University-led study by an international team of scientists fin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

SmarterTravel sheds HopJump name, begins a new journey with $9.5M round

SmarterTravel provides personalized travel recommendations and targeted travel content. Travel startups continue to rake in venture capital dollars as more people become comfortable traveling amid the global pandemic. The latest is SmarterT.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

A warm Indian Ocean drives anomalous weather events in East Asia

An unusually warm winter in 2019/20 in central China and Japan was followed by a summer that saw record-breaking rainfall in the region, triggering severe flooding and landslides. A research team from the University of Tsukuba has now examined the co.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

New autonomous method precisely detects endangered whale vocalizations

The North Atlantic Right Whale (Right whale) is one of the most endangered whale species in the world with only about 368 remaining off the east coast of North America. A decreasing trend and low reproduction rates, combined with high levels of human.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Global fab equipment spending to hit another record high in 2022, says SEMI

Powered by digital transformation and other secular technology trends, global semiconductor equipment investments for front end fabs in 2022 are expected to reach nearly US$100 billion to meet soaring demand for electronics after topping a projected.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021