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Innovative models predict effects of climate change on nor"easters

Argonne-developed high-resolution models predict the effect of climate change on the extratropical storms that bear down on the Northeast in the winter......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 20th, 2021

Researchers investigate combined effect of drought, fire on stream communities, highlighting importance of headwaters

Life is water, and water is life. This truism certainly applies to the Pacific coast, where streams and rivers function as the region's arteries. The water they carry fosters plant life and wildlife in Southern California's Mediterranean climate. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Apple iPhone 14: Everything we know so far

The Apple iPhone 14 is coming in 2022. Here's everything we know so far about the design, specs, models, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Antibodies mimicking the virus may explain long haul COVID-19, rare vaccine side effects, study suggests

A new article suggests that secondary antibodies known as 'anti-idiotype antibodies' could be responsible for some of the side effects of COVID-19 vaccines and the symptoms of long-haul COVID......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 2 min. ago

Method to reveal undesired biological effects of chemicals

How do pollutants and other chemicals that we are exposed to affect our health? Researchers have applied a method to identify the proteins in the body affected by chemicals. The method can be used to discover at an early stage whether a substance has.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 2 min. ago

Getting the most therapeutic potential out of cells

A simple change in the way donor cells are processed can maximize a single cell's production of extracellular vesicles, which are small nanoparticles naturally secreted by cells, according to new research......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 2 min. ago

Coffee time: Caffeine improves reaction to moving targets

In the first study of its kind to explore caffeine's effects on dynamic visual skills, researchers concluded that caffeine increases alertness and detection accuracy for moving targets. Caffeine also improved participants' reaction times......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News5 hr. 2 min. ago

Climate action can lessen poverty and inequality worldwide

If all countries adopted the same tax on carbon emissions and returned the revenues to their citizens, it is possible to keep the global temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius while also benefiting well-being, reducing inequality, and al.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Climate change increasingly a bipartisan issue in Florida

Belief in climate change among Florida Republicans has climbed to nearly 9 out of 10 adults, apparently trending upwards, according to a new analysis of five sequenced surveys since 2019 conducted by researchers at Florida Atlantic University. The cl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Decomposition of rhizospheric soil organic carbon is more sensitive to climate warming than non-rhizosphere carbon

The rhizosphere is the narrow region where plant roots and the soil interact vigorously and intensive microbial metabolism occurs. The properties of rhizosphere soil are usually different from that of non-rhizosphere soil. This is called rhizosphere.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Small-group learning can mitigate the effects of school closures, but only if teachers use it well

Schools aren't just where kids go to learn reading, math, science and history. The social skills they learn—like how to build and maintain relationships with peers—are also critical. This is particularly true as schools grapple with the aftereffe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Resolute scientific work could eliminate wheat disease within 40 years

Wheat and barley growers know the devastating effects of Fusarium head blight, or scab. The widespread fungal disease contaminates grain with toxins that cause illness in livestock and humans, and can render worthless an entire harvest. As Fusarium e.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Heat, no food, deadly weather: Climate change kills seabirds

The warming of the planet is taking a deadly toll on seabirds that are suffering population declines from starvation, inability to reproduce, heat waves and extreme weather......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

Apple Renews Bid To Halt Court-Ordered App Store Change

Apple is asking a higher court to halt a judge's decision that will force changes to its App Store while a legal fight with Epic Games continues. From a report: Lawyers for the company filed Tuesday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circui.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 31 min. ago

Biden Administration Issues New Framework for Space Policy, With a Focus on Climate Change

Today, Vice President Kamala Harris' office released a new framework for US space policy, detailing how the Biden administration plans to approach commercial, civil, and military space activity moving forward. From a report: Called the United States.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News7 hr. 31 min. ago

Welcome to the (Synthetic) Meatspace

Reactor-grown nuggets, human-edited genetic code, and new mRNA technologies could change our relationship to life itself......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

More than 200 Australian birds are now threatened with extinction, and climate change is the biggest danger

Up to 216 Australian birds are now threatened—compared with 195 a decade ago—and climate change is now the main driver pushing threatened birds closer to extinction, landmark new research has found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Best smartwatch deals for December 2021

Smartwatches make life easier by sending alerts right on your wrist. Many also provide fitness-tracking features, so now is a great time to pick one up for cheap. With so many models available, you can find a deal almost all of the time......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Where to buy an Instant Pot with delivery in time for Christmas

The less expensive models sold out early, which gives you the chance to buy this advanced and usually much more costly unit at an entry-level price......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 3 min. ago

Scientists to map fungal networks, determine climate role

Scientists from the United States and Europe announced plans Tuesday to create the biggest map of underground fungal networks, arguing they are an important but overlooked piece in the puzzle of how to tackle climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Echolocation builds prediction models of prey movement

Bats are not only using their acoustical abilities to find a meal—they are also using it to predict where their prey would be, increasing their chances of a successful hunt......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021