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Grimshaw models Shenzhen airport transport hub on mangrove trees

Mangrove trees informed the design of the Shenzhen Airport East Integrated Transport Hub, which architecture firm Grimshaw has won a competition to build at an airport in China. Read more Mangrove trees informed the design of the Shenzhen Ai.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenApr 20th, 2021

Sou Fujimoto designs Shenzhen exhibition complex with transparent facade

A transparent facade will offer glimpses inside the Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall in China, which is being designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects and Donghua Chen Studio. Read more A transparent facade will offer glimpses ins.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News18 hr. 55 min. ago

Backblaze"s latest storage reliability figures add SSD boot drive failure rates to the mix

For its latest quarterly report on hard drive reliability, Backblaze notes four models that stood out with zero drive failures through the first three months of 2021. Among these are Seagate's 6TB and Toshiba's 4TB disks, which have an average age of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 54 min. ago

Insuring crops from space: Satellite data could help farmers avoid drought, damage

Extreme weather poses increasing challenges to the agricultural sector. New insurance models based on satellite data may reduce the risk of drought for farmers, writes Robert Finger......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 55 min. ago

NASA Wallops May 8 rocket launch may be visible in eastern United States

A mission to explore energy transport in space using a NASA suborbital sounding rocket launching May 8, 2021, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia may provide a brief light show for residents of the eastern United States and Bermuda......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 55 min. ago

Dust storms and valley fever in the American West

Valley fever is a dangerous threat to human health—and cases are on the rise in the arid southwestern United States, as wind from increasing dust storms can transport the fungal spores that cause the disease. Valley fever is caused by the Coccidioi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 55 min. ago

Netflix considering "N-Plus" service that offers playlists, podcasts, and the ability to influence shows

Netflix has been sending out a customer survey, seen by Protocol, to gauge reaction to a possible N-Plus hub, which is described as a "future online space where you can learn more about the Netflix shows and things related to them.".....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News22 hr. 54 min. ago

Sea level rise uncertainties: Why all eyes are on Antarctica

Latest models project a bumpy road with big risks. Enlarge (credit: Donald Slater) A few years ago, an ice-sheet model grabbed attention when it projected much faster losses of Antarctic ice and, subsequently, faster sea level rise. Understa.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

9,000 fliers may have had reused swabs jammed up their noses in Indonesia

Five workers were arrested for washing and reusing cotton swabs for testing. Enlarge / BANGKA BELITUNG ISLANDS, INDONESIA - DECEMBER 21, 2020: Health workers carry out a rapid antigen test on a passenger at Deapti Amir Airport, Pangkal Pinang C.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Fashion designers are actually not "dictators of taste," study finds

Most of the literature on innovation develops in the context of technology, where the degree of radical or incremental change in terms of functionality of the product can be evaluated according to objective and predictable models. In creative industr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Best cheap Microsoft Surface Pro deals for May 2021

Microsoft Surface devices run the gamut when it comes to features and pricing, and with the lineup expanded with two new models for 2019, it’s not as easy as it was to find the right one for your needs. To help you out, we’ve scoured the web to b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Data leak makes Peloton’s Horrible, No-Good, Really Bad Day even worse

Faulty API let anyone grab users’ private data, including weight and gender. Enlarge (credit: Peloton) Peloton is having a rough day. First, the company recalled two treadmill models following the death of a 6-year-old child who was pulled u.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Trees may work together to form resource-sharing networks with root grafts

A length of steel pipe and a heart monitor are the unlikely tools underpinning new research which suggests that trees may work together to form resource-sharing networks, helping the group collectively overcome environmental challenges......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Ford to revive Lightning badge on electric F-150, report says

The automaker will reportedly revive a name last used on V-8-powered F-150 performance models. It last registered for the "Lightning" wordmark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2018......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

"Mother Trees" Are Intelligent: They Learn and Remember

And ecologist Suzanne Simard says they need our help to survive -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Morris + Company combines energy hub and nursery in block that is "part elephant and part castle"

Architecture studio Morris + Company has built a sculptural block wrapped in anodised aluminium that contains an energy hub, cafe and nursery at Elephant and Castle, London. Read more Architecture studio Morris + Company has built a sculptu.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Ford-backed Argo sees new sensor as key for self-driving cars

The new sensor will be at the heart of the self-driving system that will debut on Ford’s ride-hailing and delivery vehicles next year and on VW models in the middle of the decade......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

When will your elevator arrive? Two physicists do the math

The human world is, increasingly, an urban one—and that means elevators. Hong Kong, the hometown of physicist Zhijie Feng (Boston University), adds new elevators at the rate of roughly 1500 every year...making vertical transport an alluring topic f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

A physics perspective on wound healing

In material physics understanding how systems interact across the interfaces separating them is of central interest. But can physical models clarify similar concepts in living systems, such as cells? Physicists used the framework of disordered elasti.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

A physics perspective on wound healing

In material physics understanding how systems interact across the interfaces separating them is of central interest. But can physical models clarify similar concepts in living systems, such as cells? Physicists at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021

Global notebook shipments to surpass 62 million units in 2Q21

Global notebook shipments not including devices with detachable keyboards went down only 8.7% sequentially in the first quarter of 2021 as demand for education and gaming models remained robust and previously unfulfilled orders were delivered, accord.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2021