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Colorado"s demand for water is slated to surpass supplies by 2050: Did lawmakers do enough to address the crisis?

As Colorado's rivers shrink and its soils dry out, state lawmakers this year passed a slew of water bills that advocates say will help reduce water use and protect the critical natural resource......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 20th, 2024

Tourists banned from Italy"s Capri over water shortage

The Italian island of Capri banned tourists from disembarking Saturday after problems with the water supply from the mainland threatened to leave the holiday hotspot parched......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

The 2021 Amazon Fire HD 10 tablet is on sale for $70 today

Get a great deal on the 2021 Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet. This promotion is only available through Woot so act fast while supplies last!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

CDK Global hackers demand tens of millions in ransom to end dealership outage, report says

CDK is planning to make the payment, a source with knowledge of the situation told Bloomberg. The hacking group behind the attack is believed to be based in eastern Europe, the source said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

A timeline of the cyberattacks on CDK Global

The majority of CDK Global's software systems continue to be unavailable for dealerships after two cyberattacks June 19. Here's a recap of the crisis......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Space instruments provide early warnings for solar flares

When a solar flare leaps out from around the sun, a small fleet of scientific instruments designed and built at the University of Colorado Boulder form a first line of defense—spotting these massive eruptions before any other instrument in space, t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

After ISIS bombs, an urgent call to preserve an ancient Syrian temple

The Temple of Bel stands in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, adjoining a desert oasis with palm trees and bountiful water. Constructed in the first two centuries of the Common Era, the temple served for nearly two thousand years as a sanctuary for.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

New AI-driven tool improves root image segmentation

In a world striving for sustainability, understanding the hidden half of a living plant—the roots—is crucial. Roots are not just an anchor; they are a dynamic interface between the plant and soil, critical for water uptake, nutrient absorption, a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated 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

Enhancing the performance of proton exchange membrane water electrolysis by constructing electron/proton pathways

The proton exchange membrane electrolysis of water (PEMWE) is a critical process for hydrogen generation. However, the limited ability of electrons and protons to permeate the membrane and the inefficient arrangement of the transport structure in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Baltimore sues Coke, Pepsi and other producers of plastic, citing pollution concerns

Baltimore City filed suit on June 20 against several companies that produce plastics, arguing they should foot the bill for cleaning up plastic pollution on city streets and in the city's bodies of water......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Sunlight and plastic: A risky combination for bottled water safety

Plastic water bottles are ubiquitous due to their convenience, yet they harbor potential risks. Sunlight exposure can lead these containers to degrade and emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are potentially detrimental to human health. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Spectroscopic technique that singles out water molecules lying on the surface reveals how they relax after being excited

A more complete picture of how excited water molecules at an interface with air lose their energy has been uncovered by RIKEN scientists in a study published in the journal Nature Communications. This finding will be valuable for better understanding.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Citizen scientists gather eDNA in water samples for global biodiversity census

Kara Andres, a postdoctoral fellow with the Living Earth Collaborative at Washington University in St. Louis, collected samples of water from Simpson Lake, in Valley Park, Mo., as part of a coordinated global effort to use environmental DNA—genetic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

What actually makes avocados bad for the environment?

The soaring demand for avocados in Europe and North America has led to a trebling of global production in just over 20 years. However, this popular fruit is increasingly controversial because of the environmental impacts of farming and distributing t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Advanced algae sensor tested in Toledo proves valuable tool in protecting drinking water

Advanced technology tested nearly two years ago in the water treatment system that serves Toledo could prove valuable in efforts to protect the water that pours out of taps well beyond northwest Ohio, according to research published by The University.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Study uncovers genetic key to overcoming water stress in cucumbers

Waterlogged conditions, a consequence of heavy rainfall or inadequate drainage, disproportionately affect crops with delicate root systems like cucumbers. These conditions not only impede root respiration and plant development but also threaten agric.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

AI can help forecast toxic "blue-green tides"

A team of Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists plan to use artificial intelligence modeling to forecast, and better understand, a growing threat to water caused by toxic algal blooms. Fueled by climate change and rising water temperatures, these.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Concentric AI’s compliance feature helps organizations identify and address compliance risks

Concentric AI announced it has incorporated new industry compliance capabilities into its Semantic Intelligence DSPM solution. With these new innovative features, Concentric AI now identifies data risk within organizations’ environments applicable.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

CDK Global: Most core dealership management system functionality has been restored following cyberattack

The DMS giant said it shut down most of its systems to contain problems as it works to address the issue and restore service......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024

CDK Global shutdown forces dealers to pivot

CDK Global supplies the back-end software for almost 15,000 dealerships, including those owned by Rita Case, CEO of Rick Case Automotive in Sunrise, Fla......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024