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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:  physorgDec 1st, 2021

Ocean heat is at record levels, with major consequences

The world witnessed record-breaking climate and weather disasters in 2021, from destructive flash floods that swept through mountain towns in Europe and inundated subway systems in China and the U.S., to heat waves and wildfires. Typhoon Rai killed o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Modular platform speeds up EV launches

A shared modular platform can allow carmakers to produce EV models in a cost-effective and time-saving way. According to data compiled by DIGITIMES Research, it is projected that Europe might see over 30 new EV models in 2022 and 2023 and there will.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Carmakers working to be self-sufficient on EV battery

With the electric vehicle (EV) market continuing to grow, carmakers in Europe and the US have been building battery plants or partnering with battery manufacturers domestically. The shared goal is clear - becoming self-sufficient in electric vehicle.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

Omicron May Infect Half of Europeans Within Weeks, WHO Says

Image Credit:CIPhotos via Getty Images More than half of Europe's population could become infected with omicron within weeks at current transmission speeds, a World Health Organization official said.The fast-spreading variant represents a "west-.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 11th, 2022

Researchers discover fossil of new species of pangolin in Europe

Deeper analysis of fossils from one of Eastern Europe's most significant paleontological sites has led to the discovery of a new species of pangolin, previously thought to have existed in Europe during the early Pleistocene but not confirmed until no.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 11th, 2022

Xiaomi’s 11T Pro with 120W fast charging finally set to launch outside of Europe

The Xiaomi 11T Pro is finally launching outside of Europe, bringing 120W fast charging to other markets......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 10th, 2022

Archaeologists long believed that ancient graves were robbed all over Europe, but here"s why they"re wrong

From the collapse of Roman power to the spread of Christianity, most of what we know about the lives of people across Europe comes from traces of their deaths. This is because written sources are limited, and in many areas archaeologists have only fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 10th, 2022

Hurricane Ida, Europe floods made 2021 costly for disasters

Damage wrought by Hurricane Ida in the U.S. state of Louisiana and the flash floods that hit Europe last summer helped make 2021 one of the most expensive years for natural disasters, reinsurance company Munich Re said Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 10th, 2022

Cities boosted rain, sent storms to the suburbs during Europe"s deadly summer floods

When it comes to extreme weather, climate change usually gets all the attention. But according to a study from The University of Texas at Austin and two universities in China, the unique effects of cities—which can intensify storms and influence wh.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 7th, 2022

Near-empty flights crisscross Europe to secure landing slots

Europe's sky is filling up with near-empty polluting planes that serve little other purpose than safeguarding airlines' valuable time slots at some of the world's most important airports......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 6th, 2022

Experts puzzled by continuing South Carolina earthquakes

Yet more earthquakes have struck near South Carolina's capital city, the ninth and tenth in a series of rumblings that have caused geologists to wonder how long the convulsions might last, or if they could possibly portend future, more serious seismi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 5th, 2022

Sweden"s Northvolt Builds First Lithium-Ion Battery Cell In Europe

Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt announced that on December 28th, it successfully produced the first lithium-ion battery cell to be designed, developed, and built completely in Europe by a homegrown company. Teslarati reports: "Last night, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 30th, 2021

Industry watch: Affordability and charging facilities key to EV industry

With EVs gradually becoming the mainstream, a budget-friendly incentive is certainly crucial. The price of EVs is still much higher than that of traditional vehicles in Europe and the US. Although the penetration rate of EVs in China is relatively hi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 29th, 2021

Legacy Europe and US automakers to face tremendous challenges in electric vehicles

Ten years ago, Apple revolutionized the global mobile phone sector with its iphones. The same scenario could be seen in the electric vehicle (EV) industry now. Legacy Europe and US-based internal combustion engine (ICE) carmakers are shifting their p.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 28th, 2021

Server ODMs to raise production capacities worldwide

Quanta Computer, Wiwynn and Inventec are set to expand their capacities worldwide with Quanta set to increase the output from the SMT plant in Thailand and the assembly factories in Europe and the US......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 28th, 2021

International team of scientists proposes a global network to monitor major threats on our environment

Earth's ecosystems and human activities are threatened by a broad spectrum of hazards threatening ground infrastructures, space systems and space flight: Solar activity, earthquakes, atmospheric and climatic disturbances, changes in the geomagnetic f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 27th, 2021

Contorted oceanic plate caused complex quake off New Zealand"s East Cape

Subduction zones, where a slab of oceanic plate is pushed beneath another tectonic plate down into the mantle, cause the world's largest and most destructive earthquakes. Reconstructing the geometry and stress conditions of the subducted slabs at sub.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 27th, 2021

Nissan to build EV battery recycling facilities in Europe and US in five years

Nissan will set up electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling plants in Europe and the US through its subsidiary before the fiscal year 2025, apart from continuing promoting battery recycling in Japan......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 27th, 2021

Second Ransomware Family Exploiting Log4j Spotted In US, Europe

Researchers say a second family of ransomware has been growing in usage for attack attempts that exploit the critical vulnerability in Apache Log4j, including in the U.S. and Europe. VentureBeat reports: A number of researchers, including at cybersec.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2021

COVID-19 may have spread faster in United States because first symptom was cough

The strain of COVID-19 virus that was circulating in the United States and Europe during the first wave of the pandemic may have been particularly infectious because the most common first symptom was likely a cough, according to a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2021