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Food waste study: 18 billion animals a year die, but never end up on our plate

Each year, a staggering 18 billion chickens, turkeys, pigs, sheep, goats, and cows either die or are killed without making it onto someone's plate. Environmental scientists Juliane Klaura, Laura Scherer, and Gerard Breeman were the first to calculate.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 20th, 2023

How bird feeders help small species fight infection

Every day, throughout the world, people put huge quantities of food out at feeding stations for birds and other wild animals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News49 min. ago

Orangutan male success not due to dominance alone, study finds

In primates, the biggest, bossiest males usually get to father the most offspring; and for a long time it was thought that this rule applied to orangutans too. Male orangutans openly compete; and it's the older males with hefty cheek pads, known as ".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News49 min. ago

Six-million-year-old groundwater pool discovered deep under Sicilian mountains

A multi-institutional team of geoscientists has discovered a deep, ancient underground pool of fresh water underneath part of the Sicilian mountains. In their study, reported in the journal Communications Earth & Environment, the group used publicly.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News49 min. ago

Study suggests climate played a crucial role in human migration from Africa

About 6 million years ago, in the deep forests of eastern Africa, something spectacular happened. Chimpanzees, our closest relative in the animal kingdom, evolved in one direction, while our earliest ancestors continued in another......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News49 min. ago

Improving thunderstorm prediction by watching lightning flashes from space

In a study published in Advances in Atmospheric Sciences (AAS) on Dec. 6, Prof. Ming Xue and his team from the University of Oklahoma spearhead research focusing on harnessing the power of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite "R-series".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News49 min. ago

Study of Philippine sea cucumber shows it may have biomedical applications

A small team of marine scientists and chemists at the University of the Philippines, The Marine Science Institute, has found that a type of sea cucumber found locally may have biomedical applications. In their study, reported in the open-access journ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News49 min. ago

2023 was the best year for Google Pixel devices yet

Here's a bold claim: I think 2023 has been the best year for Google Pixel devices yet. Let me explain why this is......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News50 min. ago

Motorola’s Razr+ gets a Pantone Color of the Year makeover

If you’re looking for a semi-affordable foldable phone, the Motorola Razr+ is a good option, especially with its new Pantone Color of the Year finish. The post Motorola’s Razr+ gets a Pantone Color of the Year makeover appeared first on Phandroid.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Private timberland from Washington to California lost billions in value due to wildfires

A new study from Oregon State University estimates that wildfire and drought caused $11.2 billion in economic losses to privately owned timberland in California, Oregon and Washington over the past two decades......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 49 min. ago

iPhone 15 vs 15 Pro: Everything that’s different and buyer’s guide

iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro are Apple’s latest and greatest devices. While the iPhone 15 Pro is naturally more feature-rich and powerful, it may be overkill for many. And the iPhone 15 has gained pro features of its own this year like the Dynamic I.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

As Apple Card rumors swirl, Amex CEO reveals what he looks for in co-brand partnerships

Based on the latest reporting, Apple and Goldman Sachs are planning to part ways sometime next year, ending their partnership that currently consists of Apple Card and Apple Card Savings Account. American Express has been rumored to be one of the com.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Jobs signed Apple check to RadioShack up for auction with this fascinating connection [U: $46K final price]

We’ve seen a couple of rare Apple Computer Company checks from the 70s go up for sale this year. Now an interesting one is up for grabs – a Steve Jobs-signed check to then electronics leader RadioShack. Fascinatingly, this check has a connection.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

December 2023 Patch Tuesday forecast: ‘Tis the season for vigilance

The final Patch Tuesday of the year is almost upon us! This is the time of year when we want to relax and enjoy the holidays, but we need to be extra vigilant to detect and respond to suspicious activity. Many in the retail industry have placed our s.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News3 hr. 17 min. ago

Climate tipping points are nearer than you think. Our new report warns of catastrophic risk

It's now almost inevitable that 2023 will be the warmest year ever recorded by humans, probably the warmest for at least 125,000 years......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Molecular fossils study sheds light on feeding strategy shift in ancient life

Paleontologists are getting a glimpse at life over a billion years in the past based on chemical traces in ancient rocks and the genetics of living animals. Research published in Nature Communications combines geology and genetics, showing how change.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Study identifies behaviors that helped couples weather the pandemic

Many couples were unprepared for the impact COVID-19 could have on romantic relationships, but those who were able to adjust by creating new routines and adopting a positive attitude were more likely to weather the storm, according to a study by Rutg.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Avian supergene study explores the evolutionary paradox behind the unusual mating strategies of the ruff

In the colorful world of avian courtship, the ruff (Calidris pugnax) is in a league of its own. Breeding in marshes and wet meadows across Eurasia, the males of this medium-sized sandpiper species are well-known for their distinctive mating strategie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

Day-extension blue light inhibits chrysanthemum flowering when far-red light is included: Study

Most ornamental crops can be classified as long-day, short-day, or day-neutral plants based on their flowering responses to the photoperiod (which is the day length), or the skotoperiod (which is the night length). Chrysanthemum is a common ornamenta.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

The best Fitbit devices in 2023: 6 best watches and trackers

It can be tough to pick a new fitness tracker. If you’ve been thinking of buying a new Fitbit this year, here are the best options to choose from......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 17 min. ago

GM to pay $8 million to UAW workers following arbitration over 2019 plant closures

The ruling comes nearly a year and a half after the arbitrator initially found that GM violated Document 13 of its 2015 contract with the UAW when it closed three plants during the term of that agreement......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News19 hr. 17 min. ago