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LA needs 90,000 trees to battle extreme heat. Will residents step up to plant them?

In 2019, Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled an ambitious plan to plant 90,000 trees in Los Angeles by 2021 as part of L.A.'s Green New Deal......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxJun 22nd, 2022

iPhone Lockdown Mode coming in iOS 16 to protect against targeted cyber attacks, here’s how it works

Apple filed a lawsuit against ‘Pegasus’ spyware creator NSO Group last fall and announced it would be donating $10 million+ to organizations pursuing cyber-surveillance research and advocacy. Now taking the next step in combatting sophisticated.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

Bloomberg: Rugged Apple Watch edition to have stronger metal case and larger display

Since 2021, rumors have been hinting at a new rugged edition of the Apple Watch aimed at extreme sports. Recent reports have corroborated that this more resistant model is expected to be introduced later this year, and now Bloomberg claims that the.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

Group-IB splits its domestic and international business into two separate companies

Group-IB has completed the first step in a series of actions aimed at separating its Russia and CIS business. Group-IB has just transferred its activities in Russia to a new entity under local management. The company’s global headquarters regis.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

Apple working on "extreme sports" Apple Watch with bigger screen, rugged case

Apple is reportedly developing a new Apple Watch model with a larger display and a more rugged metal casing aimed at the extreme sports market.Apple Watch Series 8 renderThe new Apple Watch will get a screen that measures nearly two inches on the dia.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News5 hr. 28 min. ago

More Dogs In the Neighborhood Often Means Less Crime

In a study conducted in Columbus, researchers found that neighborhoods with more dogs had lower rates of homicide, robbery and, to a lesser extent, aggravated assaults compared to areas with fewer dogs, at least when residents also had high levels of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 0 min. ago

Case solved: Researchers show how the poison nut tree forms strychnine

A research team at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology in Jena disclosed the complete biosynthetic pathway for the formation of strychnine in the plant species Strychnos nux-vomica (poison nut). The researchers identified all genes involved.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

Better estimating the risk of coastal flooding for nuclear power plants

Coastal facilities around the world must be designed to be protected against extreme sea levels. However, according to a team of Quebecois and French researchers from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), the Institut de Radiopro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

A new role of autophagy in plant cell differentiation revealed

A midlife career change is hard to pull off, because it can involve reinventing yourself and adopting a completely new professional role. Now, researchers from Japan show that some plant cells get a helping hand from autophagy when they switch primar.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

Climate warming could deepen environmental injustice in urban areas

Extreme heat events could become more intense and frequent both locally and globally, increasing the risk of harm to health and global economies, according to a new study that includes research from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

New disease strikes Michigan trees. Arborists don"t know how to treat it

A mysterious invasive disease has hit a stand of southeast Michigan trees, adding to a long list of threats faced by state forests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

Rivian ramps up deliveries to 4,467 EVs in Q2

Rivian said it built 4,401 vehicles in the second quarter at its plant in Normal, Ill., up from 2,553 vehicles in the previous quarter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 1 min. ago

VW, Skoda ending output at Russian plant, union says

GAZ's factory in Nizhny Novgorod is not getting enough parts to continue assembling cars for the German automaker, a union official said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 1 min. ago

Move Over GPU Shortage, Here Comes the CPU Materials Shortage

Now would be a good time to talk to your local loan officer if you're planning a CPU or GPU upgrade later this year. The post Move Over GPU Shortage, Here Comes the CPU Materials Shortage appeared first on Extreme.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Tesla pauses output in Germany, China after ending shaky quarter, reports say

Tesla will use the break at its plant near Berlin to refine production processes, such as cutting the time each car spends at manufacturing stations......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News18 hr. 29 min. ago

Warming world creates hazard for Alpine glaciers

Italy was enduring a prolonged heat wave before a massive piece of Alpine glacier broke off and killed hikers on Sunday and experts say climate change will make those hot, destabilizing conditions more common......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 0 min. ago

Tesla deliveries drop by 18 percent in Q2 2022

The automaker blames supply chain issues and factory shutdowns. Enlarge / Tesla's new factories in Berlin and Texas are proving more costly to set up than its plant in Shanghai (pictured). (credit: Tesla) After several quarter.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 5th, 2022

Climate Change Breaks Plant Immune Systems. Can They Be Rebooted?

When temperatures rise, plants mysteriously lose their ability to defend against invading pathogens—but there may be a fix......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJul 5th, 2022

Unchecked emissions could double heat-related child mortality

If carbon emissions are limited to slow temperature rise, up to an estimated 6,000 child deaths could be prevented in Africa each year, according to new research......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 5th, 2022

U.S. and Czech scientists collaborate to explore gamma-ray production with high-power lasers

The U.S. National Science Foundation and the Czech Science Foundation, or GACR, are partnering on a new collaborative project of scientists from the University of California San Diego and Extreme Light Infrastructure Beamlines in the Czech Republic w.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 5th, 2022

More dogs in the neighborhood often means less crime

If you want to find a safe neighborhood to live in, choose one where the residents trust each other—and have a lot of dogs to walk......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 5th, 2022