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Decline in CO2 cooled Earth"s climate more than 30 million years ago

New research led by the University of Bristol demonstrates that a decline in the concentration of atmospheric CO2 played a major role in driving Earth's climate from a warm greenhouse into a cold icehouse world around 34 million years ago. This trans.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgAug 2nd, 2021

UC Reactor Makes Martian Fuel

Engineers at the University of Cincinnati are developing new ways to convert greenhouse gases to fuel to address climate change and get astronauts home from Mars. UC: UC College of Engineering and Applied Science assistant professor Jingjie Wu and hi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 41 min. ago

Organic molecule remnants found in nuclei of ancient dinosaur cells

A team of scientists from the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and from the Shandong Tianyu Museum of Nature (STM) has isolated exquisitely preserved cartilage cells in a 125-million.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 12 min. ago

Exotic mix in China"s delivery of moon rocks

On 16 December 2020 the Chang'e-5 mission, China's first sample return mission to the Moon, successfully delivered to Earth nearly two kilograms of rocky fragments and dust from our celestial companion. Chang'e-5 landed on an area of the Moon not sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 12 min. ago

Powerful, local stories can inspire us to take action on climate change

The climate emergency has put the world in grave peril, but that is hard to tell when watching the news or looking at the overall global response to the climate crisis, which continues to be lax......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

On course for healthier, more sustainable soil

If we want to transition to a greener, healthier and more climate resilient Europe, it is important to ensure our soils are in good condition. However, the quality of soils is worsening because of unsustainable management practices, depletion of reso.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

New agreements needed now to improve food systems

In 2020, between 720 and 811 million people suffered from hunger, and almost as many (768 million) were malnourished. Two billion people did not get enough essential nutrients and vitamins due to unbalanced diets or a lack of fresh food. At the same.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

Applying game-based learning to animal disease preparedness

Fifty years ago, the strategy-based game Oregon Trail hit classrooms around the country. Anyone who has played the game knows that crossing a river in the wrong place at the wrong time or other poor decisions along the trail can end the game......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

Deepwater renewal in Lake Geneva in light of climate change

EPFL scientists have studied two mechanisms that can help bring oxygen to the depths of a lake—essential for preserving the lake's ecosystem. The classical deepwater renewal caused by surface cooling during winter is becoming less efficient due to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

"I don"t think I can cope financially": People are putting off parenthood because of austerity

Britain's birth rates are plunging. The number of babies being born has been in steep decline since 2017. Now, researchers are investigating early signs that the pandemic may have caused rates to drop even further......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

Observations confirm that aerosols formed from plant-emitted compounds can make clouds brighter

Brighter clouds reduce the amount of solar radiation reaching the Earth's surface, thereby cooling the surface. Emissions of organic compounds from vegetation increase with increasing temperature, thus having the capability to slow down climate warmi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

Are domesticated oysters less prepared for climate change?

Pacific oyster faming is a multi-billion dollar industry, but there are strong concerns about the ability of oyster larvae to develop properly and survive in future ocean acidification scenarios. A recent study from University of Gothenburg shows tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

ISS astronaut reveals how he captures stunning Earth photos

Despite the enviable vantage point 250 miles above Earth, it's a lot harder than you might think to capture amazing images from the International Space Station......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 41 min. ago

Could the Moon Actually Crash Toward Earth?

The trailer for the film Moonfall shows our satellite getting too close for comfort. Here are the physics of what it would take to push the moon out of orbit.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News22 hr. 41 min. ago

Earth and Venus grew up as rambunctious planets

What doesn't stick comes around: Using machine learning and simulations of giant impacts, researchers at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory found that the planets residing in the inner solar systems were likely born from repeated hit-and-run collisio.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 41 min. ago

Fossil footprints prove humans populated the Americas thousands of years earlier than we thought

Our species began migrating out of Africa around 100,000 years ago. Aside from Antarctica, the Americas were the last continents humans reached, with the early pioneers crossing the now-submerged Bering land bridge that once connected eastern Siberia.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 41 min. ago

Geological cold case may reveal critical minerals

Researchers on the hunt for why cold eclogites mysteriously disappeared from geological records during the early stages of the Earth's development may have found the answer, and with it clues that could help locate critical minerals today......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 41 min. ago

Vietnam forecasts one million EVs by 2028

With its huge population of 100 million people, Vietnam has the potential to have more than one million electric vehicles (EV) by 2028 and 4.5 million EVs by 2050, according to Vietnam Automobile Manufacture Association (VAMA)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Systems approach helps assess public health impacts of changing climate, environmental policies

A team co-led by a Washington State University scientist offers an alternative way to understand and minimize health impacts from human-caused changes to the climate and environment in a new study published in the journal One Earth. .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

ISS astronaut reveals how he captures all those amazing Earth photos

Despite the enviable vantage point 250 miles above Earth, it's a lot harder than you might think to capture amazing images from the International Space Station......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Apple turns post-lawsuit tables on Epic, will block Fortnite on iOS

The ban on Epic's games could last years. Enlarge / A Fortnite loading screen displayed on an iPhone in 2018, when Apple and Epic weren't at each other's legal throats. (credit: Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images) Weeks after Epic's appa.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021