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Climate change has made toxic algal blooms in Lake Erie more intense, scientists show

Climate change is causing a series of maladies by warming land and sea. A study published online in Limnology and Oceanography Letters demonstrates that one consequence of climate change that has already occurred is the spread and intensification of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 11th, 2024

Saturday Citations: Bulking tips for black holes; microbes influence drinking; new dinosaur just dropped

What did scientists do this week? Exactly four things, all of which are summarized below......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Everything’s About to Hell of a Lot More Expensive Due to Climate Change

Intensifying hurricanes, floods, and heat waves are wreaking havoc across the country—and on all of our bank accounts......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Climate change makes India"s monsoons erratic. Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

Each year from June to September, a heavy band of rain makes its way from India's southwest coast to its northeastern borders, quenching farmers' thirsty fields......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

Beyond CRISPR: seekRNA delivers a new pathway for accurate gene editing

Scientists at the University of Sydney have developed a gene-editing tool with greater accuracy and flexibility than the industry standard, CRISPR, which has revolutionized genetic engineering in medicine, agriculture and biotechnology......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Supporting the right small changes can have big impacts on climate action, say researchers

Small changes in our everyday actions can trigger significant, rapid societal shifts especially when it comes to climate action. A new IIASA-led study highlights the importance of analyzing these dynamics with a comprehensive framework to harness the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Hawaii agrees to "historic" settlement in youth climate case

The US state of Hawaii has reached an historic agreement in response to litigation by youth activists, promising to speed up the de-carbonization of its transport sector to protect their right to a safe and healthy climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Novel catalysts for improved methanol production using carbon dioxide dehydrogenation

Encapsulating copper nanoparticles within hydrophobic porous silicate crystals has been shown by scientists at Tokyo Tech to significantly enhance the catalytic activity of copper-zinc oxide catalysts used in methanol synthesis via CO2 hydrogenation......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Human activity: A double-edged sword in the face of drought

Earth and environmental scientists have reported that, as human socio-economic activities increase, greenhouse gas emissions will rise, leading to more frequent extreme weather events such as droughts and floods. However, a research team from Pohang.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

No, Intel’s Lunar Lake CPUs aren’t being delayed

A new report suggests that Intel's Lunar Lake CPUs are being delayed, but Intel says that's not the case......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Samsung’s next Galaxy Buds could be its most comfortable design yet

Leaked images that purport to show Samsung's Galaxy Buds 3, feature a stem-based design that looks a lot like Apple's AirPods Pro......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

The best movie and show trailers for the week of June 21

This week's best movie and show trailers will bring a smile to your face and introduce you to the voice of a new animated Batman......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

5 things the American-Made Index says about a supply chain in flux

Changes in the annual survey's results show how automakers are quickly rethinking where they source their parts from......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Climate change makes it harder for women to collect water in South American and Southeast Asian regions, study shows

Climate change could increase the amount of time women spend collecting water by up to 30% globally by 2050, according to a new study published in Nature Climate Change. In regions of South America and Southeast Asia, the time spent collecting water.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Scientists solve the puzzle of directional hearing underwater

When underwater, humans cannot determine where a sound comes from. Sound travels about five times faster there than on land. That makes directional hearing, or sound localization, nearly impossible because the human brain determines the origin of a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

I have a mysterious problem with my iPhone 15 Pro Max

I've had enough of the iPhone 15 Pro Max's unpredictable battery life, but I have no idea what needs to change for it to be fixed......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Science Is Full of Errors. Bounty Hunters Are Here to Find Them

A new project is paying researchers to find errors in other scientists’ work. The only problem? Even error hunters make mistakes......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New research focuses on use of cactus pear in biofuel production

As much of the world prepares for hotter and drier growing seasons as the result of climate change, a research team led by University of Nevada, Reno researchers has identified several varieties of cactus pear that are particularly well-suited to pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study shows rising temperatures affect air quality over Los Angeles

Particulate matter and ozone are a major problem for people and the environment. Dr. Eva Pfannerstill, young investigator group leader at Jülich's Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK 8), is investigating where the volatile organic compound.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Scientists use heart and lung model to calculate potential health threats facing future space tourists in microgravity

Space exploration has always captivated our imagination, offering the promise of discovering new worlds and pushing the boundaries of human capability. As commercial space travel becomes more accessible, individuals with various underlying health con.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New insights into how cell shape influences protein transport rates

When a cell spreads out or changes its shape to adapt to its environment, the transport rate of proteins between the nucleus and cytoplasm changes. Previously, scientists assumed this change was caused by a shift in the size of the nuclear envelope's.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024