Lifestyle changes to keep the world from warming up

Scientists widely agree that we must limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius to avoid catastrophic climate impacts. Environmental scientist Laura Scherer investigates how we should change lifestyles to achieve this temperature goal. Her research.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgMay 6th, 2021

Razer Returns With the "Most Powerful 14-inch Gaming Laptop" at E3

CNET News : We'll let Razer have its 5 minutes of E3 glory for the "world's fastest 14-inch gaming laptop," the Razer Blade 14. Razer's simply the first to announce one this size with an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX -- also Razer's first AMD CPU in the Blade l.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Tech Talent Migrates To Collaboration Startups as Hybrid Work Comes Into Its Own

Executives at some of the world's largest technology firms are leaving prime jobs to join startups that build communications and collaboration tools, a market expected to skyrocket as more businesses settle into hybrid work arrangements. From a repor.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 24 min. ago

Facing water security challenges in the world"s drylands

Recent research—published ahead of World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought on 17 June 2021—examines current and projected climate change impacts on water security across the world's drylands up to the year 2100......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

World"s most powerful magnet ready to ship

After a decade of design and fabrication, General Atomics is ready to ship the first module of the Central Solenoid, the world's most powerful magnet. It will become a central component of ITER, a machine that replicates the fusion power of the sun......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

Rarest bee genus in North America is not so rare after all

Canadian researchers have discovered that a bee thought to be one of the rarest in the world, as the only representative of its genus, is no more than an unusual specimen of a widespread species......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

New research sheds light on how international community can maintain stability in post-conflict areas

Ethiopia, Nigeria, Colombia, Myanmar and Syria are just a handful of the places around the world currently engaged in ongoing civil wars. Even when peace agreements can be negotiated to end civil wars, maintaining stability is incredibly challenging......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

Irreversible Warming Tipping Point May Have Been Triggered: Arctic Mission Chief

The tipping point for irreversible global warming may have already been triggered, the scientist who led the biggest expedition to the Arctic warned Tuesday. AFP: "The disappearance of summer sea ice in the Arctic is one of the first landmines in thi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 52 min. ago

Irreversible warming tipping point possibly triggered: Arctic mission chief

The tipping point for irreversible global warming may have already been triggered, the scientist who led the biggest-ever expedition to the Arctic warned Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

Is it feasible to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere?

Last week, the media reported that atmospheric carbon dioxide is at its highest levels in more than 4 million years. Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is one of the primary drivers of global warming. The dip in greenhouse gases associated with reduced.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

The "grand tour" Atlantic Ocean water takes around the world

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and colleagues have created an estimate of the journey water makes around the world ocean basins. They used information from more than 1 billion points of dat.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 24 min. ago

Snails carrying the world"s smallest computer help solve mass extinction survivor mystery

More than 50 species of tree snail in the South Pacific Society Islands were wiped out following the introduction of an alien predatory snail in the 1970s, but the white-shelled Partula hyalina survived......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

Chrome OS was born 10 years ago. Here are the highlights in its rise to power

In 10 years, Chrome OS evolved from a browser-based operating system to something much bigger, and it has made a lot of noise in the computing world......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

As climates change, prepare for more mosquitoes in winter, new study shows

In many parts of the world, mosquitoes are a common summertime nuisance......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Two rare Javan rhino calves spotted in Indonesia

Two Javan rhinoceros calves have been spotted at an Indonesian national park, offering a rare sighting of one of the world's most endangered mammals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Into the belly of the bee: A closer look at bees" gut microbes

Environmental bacteria and fungi that end up in the belly of honeybees may be essential to their survival in a changing world as bee populations dwindle due to pesticides, poor nutrition, habitat destruction and declining genetic diversity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

G7 Nations Promise Decarbonization, 870 Million Covid-19 Vaccines

Slashdot reader Charlotte Web writes: The "Group of Seven" (or G7) nations are some of the world's largest economies — the U.S. and Canada, the U.K., France, Germany, and Italy, and Japan. On Sunday they pledged $2 billion to help developing co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Forza Horizon 5 launches this November with Mexico setting

Forza Horizon 5 is launching for Xbox this fall, and will be set in Mexico. It will, of course, come to Xbox Game Pass on day one and have a massive open world......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Contraband confirmed as the next game from developer of Just Cause series

Avalanche Studios, the team behind the Just Cause series, is working on Contraband, a new co-op open-world game......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Europe to launch renewable wooden satellite made of plywood

A Scandinavian company plans to launch the world's first wooden satellite to bring attention to the use of renewable materials in space......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Researchers warn that modern slavery has been exacerbated by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made more people vulnerable to modern slavery and caused an increase in worker exploitation and child labor around the world, Keele researchers have found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021