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Changing ocean currents are driving extreme winter weather

Throughout Earth's oceans runs a conveyor belt of water. Its churning is powered by differences in the water's temperature and saltiness, and weather patterns around the world are regulated by its activity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 20th, 2021

More Than a Third of World"s Population Have Never Used Internet, Says UN

Nearly 3 billion people -- or 37% of the world's population -- have never used the internet, according to the United Nations, despite the Covid-19 pandemic driving people online. From a report: The UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU) est.....»»

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Food paradox answer shows how ocean life survives

Ocean predators cannot survive on average concentrations of food found in the water. Instead, they survive by exploiting small patches of food-rich areas peppered throughout the world's waterways......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Importance of API for Lending Ecosystem

Advancement in technology coupled with changing consumer demands has impacted the supply and demand side of the lending ecosystem. On the demand side, there is a massive shift in consumer borrowing behavior – from borrowing to purchase Large househ.....»»

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Supply Chain 101: How to become a shipper of choice

In tight markets, shippers of choice will have drivers willing to haul for them, allowing them to stay competitive.  In the current tumult that is the global supply chain, marked by extreme congestion and a lack of assets, the relationship between s.....»»

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Are small farms the solution to food insecurity? Uganda study shows policies can get it wrong

Around the developing world, agriculture remains a critical source of livelihood. In many low-income countries, the sector accounts for around 30% of gross domestic product, and 60% of employment. At the same time, most of the world's extreme poor li.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 10 min. ago

Earthquakes and tsunamis in Europe?

Since the tsunami that devastated coasts around the Indian Ocean in December 2004 and the Fukushima disaster in March 2011, people worldwide are aware that geological processes in the ocean can cause significant damage. From a European perspective, s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 10 min. ago

Heat, no food, deadly weather: Climate change kills seabirds

The warming of the planet is taking a deadly toll on seabirds that are suffering population declines from starvation, inability to reproduce, heat waves and extreme weather......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 10 min. ago

Characterizing tardigrades" disordered protein to understand their resilience

A team of researchers from the University of Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, CEA Institut de Biologie Structurale and one with the National (Taiwan) University has learned more about the unique protein made by tardigrades that allows them to survive in extreme.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

Researchers find new link between a disrupted body clock and inflammatory diseases

New research has demonstrated the significant role that an irregular body clock plays in driving inflammation in the body's immune cells, with implications for the most serious and prevalent diseases in humans......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Changing weather patterns mix up the size, duration of annual Chesapeake Bay dead zone

The Chesapeake Bay Program and its partners, including the University of Michigan, released information today on the state of the 2021 Chesapeake Bay "dead zone." While last year's dead zone was the second smallest observed since 1985, this year's as.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Hitman 3 Winter Roadmap Reactivates Elusive Targets, Holiday Hoarders Launches Today

The Hitman 3 Winter Roadmap has been detailed by developer IO Interactive. Find out all the details here for PS4 and PS5 owners of the game. The post Hitman 3 Winter Roadmap Reactivates Elusive Targets, Holiday Hoarders Launches Today appeared first.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Tesla switches from Intel to AMD chip for its Model Y in China

Electrek reports that the Shanghai-made 2022 Tesla Model Y Performance has seen several upgrades, including changing the chip in its infotainment system from the current Intel one to an AMD Ryzen alternative......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

South Korea Will Use VR To Determine If the Elderly Can Keep Driving

The Korean National Police Agency (KNPA) is pushing for the implementation of conditional driver's licenses for the elderly by 2025, Yonhap News reports. How they'll determine who gets to keep their licenses will be via virtual reality. The Next Web.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Lake Michigan"s November surface temperature—hovering around 50 degrees—"really warm for this time of year"

Weeks before the official start of the winter season, Great Lakes surface temperatures are still trending above average, following summer and fall evenings that didn't cool down—a feature of climate change in Illinois......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Satellites reveal Arctic rivers are changing faster than we thought

A civil and environmental engineering researcher at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has, for the first time, assimilated satellite information into on-site river measurements and hydrologic models to calculate the past 35 years of river disch.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Study outlines challenges to ongoing clean-up of burnt and unburnt nurdles along Sri Lanka"s coastline

When a fire broke out on the deck of the M/V XPress Pearl cargo ship on May 20, 2021, an estimated 70-75 billion pellets of preproduction plastic material, known as nurdles, spilled into the ocean and along the Sri Lankan coastline. That spill of abo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Can lithium cure what ails the Salton Sea?

Studying the complexity of mud on the ocean floor is a life's work for Timothy Lyons, so when the tall and lean biogeochemist asks you to join an expedition in search of chemical mysteries buried deep beneath the waves, be prepared to get wet and dir.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Xiaomi to produce 300,000 EVs a year in new Beijing factory starting in 2024

The investment was confirmed in March. The Chinese company has since made some progress towards its objective, namely acquiring autonomous driving startup DeepMotion for around $77.3 million......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Climate change is making one of the world"s strongest currents flow faster

The Antarctic Circumpolar Current (ACC), the only ocean current that circumnavigates the planet, is speeding up. For the first time, scientists are able to tell that this is happening by taking advantage of a decades-long set of observational records.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Eight worst wildfire weather years on record happened in the last decade: study

The world's eight most extreme wildfire weather years have occurred in the last decade, according to a new study that suggests extreme fire weather is being driven by a decrease in atmospheric humidity coupled with rising temperatures......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021