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Intensified water cycle slows down global warming, new study finds

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, in collaboration with scientists at Princeton University, shows that the intensification of global hydrological cycle drives more ocean.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekSep 23rd, 2021

"Save your species": UN uses dinosaur in fossil fuel message

The United Nations is summoning an unusual "witness" to testify to the dangers of burning fossil fuels that stoke global warming: a dinosaur......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Orkney"s seaweed-eating sheep offer hopes of greener farming

On a tiny island in Scotland's far-flung Orkneys, thousands of sheep spend the winter munching on seaweed, a unique diet that scientists say offers hope for reducing planet-warming methane emissions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Greenpeace urges Europe to drop short flights, take trains

A study commissioned by the environmental group Greenpeace shows that over one-third of the busiest short-haul flights in Europe have viable train alternatives which are far less polluting......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Software, semicodnuctor two major advantages for Taiwan to enter EV sector, says Foxconn chair

While EV is emerging as a new market arena for global automakers and tech players, Taiwan can take advantage of its strong prowess in software and semiconductor sectors to build a solid presence in the new tech domain, according to Foxconn Technology.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

How do plants act fast to fight off infections?

New work led by Carnegie's Kangmei Zhao and Sue Rhee reveals a new mechanism by which plants are able to rapidly activate defenses against bacterial infections. This understanding could inspire efforts to improve crop yields and combat global hunger......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Bitcoin is largely controlled by a small group of investors and miners, study finds

It can be difficult to differentiate individual owners from larger groups and exchanges that hold currency for many users, but the NBER was able to skirt this challenge by using a specific data collection method capable of making the distinction. Wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Palm is back, this time with a set of true wireless earbuds

Palm’s latest also carry an IPX4 rating, meaning they are protected against splashing water from any direction. They’re also compatible with both Android and iOS, enabling a hands-free experience with the Google Assistant or Siri. Battery life is.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Scientists fear global "cascade" of climate impacts by 2030

Climate hazards such as extreme heat, drought and storms could trigger "cascading impacts" that may be felt around the world within the next decade, warns a study released ahead of the UN climate summit, COP26......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Florida manatee deaths soar as polluted water kills seagrass

Florida fishing guide and environmental activist Paul Fafeita says a highlight for his charter customers is spotting the manatees that forage for seagrass in shallow waters. It's not so thrilling when they come across the emaciated carcass of a manat.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Latest climate plans worlds away from 1.5C target: UN

Countries' latest climate plans will deliver just a tiny percentage of the emissions cuts needed to limit global heating to 1.5C, the United Nations said on Tuesday in a damning assessment ahead of the COP26 climate summit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Cells move by controlling the stiffness of their neighbours

Cells can control their ability to move through the body by using a protein called fascin to control the stiffness of neighboring cells, suggests a study published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Rapid echolocation helps toothed whales capture speedy prey

Whales use a combination of rapid echolocation adjustments and nimble brain responses to zero in on fast-moving prey, suggests a study published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Fish consumption still safe despite initial fears over mercury levels

The benefits of consuming traditional foods tend to outweigh the risks of possible mercury contamination, according to a recent study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

What causes disease outbreaks?

Since 1974, contaminated water has been the most common driver of large-scale zoonotic infectious disease outbreaks, according to new research from the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases (CEID) at the University of Georgia. The next two gr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Study reveals a gene crucial to sperm cell production

Scientists at Cincinnati Children's appear to have flipped another piece in the underexplored puzzle of male infertility......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Returnal PS5 Update 2.0 Arrives With Photo Mode, Suspend Cycle

Read up on all the details for Returnal update 2.0, which is now available to download for the PS5-exclusive title. The post Returnal PS5 Update 2.0 Arrives With Photo Mode, Suspend Cycle appeared first on PlayStation Universe. Housemarque has.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated News19 hr. 17 min. ago

This Groundbreaking Simulator Generates a Huge Indoor Ocean

It’s a 32,000-gallon concrete tank with a wind tunnel grafted on top. With it, researchers can study the seas—and climate change—like never before......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News19 hr. 17 min. ago

Why some of Darwin"s finch nestlings have yellow beaks

Carotenoids are the underlying pigment for much of the enormous variety of color found across birds and form the basis for the colors red, yellow and orange. In a study published in Current Biology, researchers from Uppsala University and Princeton U.....»»

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

Tiny swimming creatures can create big currents in lake water

Lakes are usually pictured as tranquil environments, largely uninfluenced by the enormous tidal power which drives the oceans. But the surface winds that act upon lakes can significantly alter the environment in which many lake species thrive—parti.....»»

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

Researchers use mobile tech, forge partnerships to study home literacy efforts

Penn State scientists are combining their skills in data science and innovative approaches to mobile technology with their ability to forge community partnerships to find ways to support families in their home literacy efforts......»»

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