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Microbes in ocean play important role in moderating Earth"s temperature

Methane is a strong greenhouse gas that plays a key role in Earth's climate. Anytime we use natural gas, whether we light up our kitchen stove or barbeque, we are using methane......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 14th, 2021

AMD and Valve are developing an improved Linux CPU driver that will benefit the Steam Deck

When Valve announced the Steam Deck last month, it brought a lot of excitement among gamers who had been waiting for a way to play their favorite games from their Steam library wherever they want, without having to lug around a proper gaming laptop......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 12 min. ago

Bringing discoveries to light: X-ray science at Argonne

For more than 25 years, the Advanced Photon Source's intense X-rays have enabled important breakthroughs. With a massive upgrade in the works, scientists will be able to see things at scale never seen before......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News10 hr. 13 min. ago

New tool enables mapping of protein interaction networks at scale

Proteins—long chains of amino acids—each play a unique role in keeping our cells and bodies functioning, from carrying out chemical reactions, to delivering messages, and protecting us from potentially harmful foreign invaders. More recent resear.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

Two new genera and species of conifers from upper Cretaceous discovered in Hokkaido, Japan

Illustrations depicting the dinosaur era—whether in books or movies—are often accompanied by lush greenery. During the Cretaceous period, the trees commonly dominating a wide range of Earth's terrestrial environments were conifers—similar to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

Study provides first holistic assessment of plastic pollution in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is renowned globally for its stunning beaches and crystal clear ocean......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News21 hr. 45 min. ago

New DNA study provides critical information on conserving rainforest lizards

A study published June 16 in Biotropica by a team of researchers at the University of Washington, the UW Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, WWF Hong Kong and the University of Colombo has provided an important road map to conserving rough-n.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

How to play All-Rounders in Pokémon Unite: Charizard, Lucario, Garchomp, Machamp

All-Rounders bring a bit of offense and defense to the battlefield. Here are a few tips to master Charizard, Garchomp, Machamp, and Lucario in Pokémon Unite......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

AMD and Valve Working On New Linux CPU Performance Scaling Design

Along with other optimizations to benefit the Steam Deck, AMD and Valve have been jointly working on CPU frequency/power scaling improvements to enhance the Steam Play gaming experience on modern AMD platforms running Linux. Phoronix reports: It's no.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

How landscapes of fear affect the songbirds in our backyards

A team of researchers headquartered at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has recently discovered that fear plays an important, unrecognized role in the underdevelopment, and increased vulnerability, of backyard songbirds......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

YouTube’s “Premium Lite” trial offers ad-free YouTube for €7 a month

YouTube unbundles music features from the Premium plan in Europe. Enlarge (credit: NurPhoto/Getty Images) YouTube Premium is $12 a month, and the service offers ad-free videos, background play on phones, and downloading videos (both for YouTu.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Decline in CO2 cooled Earth"s climate more than 30 million years ago

New research led by the University of Bristol demonstrates that a decline in the concentration of atmospheric CO2 played a major role in driving Earth's climate from a warm greenhouse into a cold icehouse world around 34 million years ago. This trans.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

New material offers ecofriendly solution to converting waste heat into energy

Perseverance, NASA's 2020 Mars rover, is powered by something very desirable here on Earth: a thermoelectric device, which converts heat to useful electricity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Manganese could make luminescent materials and the conversion of sunlight more sustainable

University of Basel researchers have reached an important milestone in their quest to produce more sustainable luminescent materials and catalysts for converting sunlight into other forms of energy. Based on the cheap metal manganese, they have devel.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate

The rise of oxygen levels early in Earth's history paved the way for the spectacular diversity of animal life. But for decades, scientists have struggled to explain the factors that controlled this gradual and stepwise process, which unfolded over ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Researchers find oxygen spike coincided with ancient global extinction

Two hundred fifty-two million years ago, much of life on planet Earth was dying......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Harmful algal bloom becomes detectable along western Lake Erie

Nearly a month into bloom season, a harmful algal bloom has been detected along Lake Erie's shores by the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Tracking The NYC Subway Using FPGAs

Using tech to do the important things, like avoid waiting around a subway station for 20 minutes The post Tracking The NYC Subway Using FPGAs appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

New solid-state thermal diode developed with better rectification performance

The effective control of heat transfer is important in improving energy efficiency. The thermal diode is one of the key elements of heat flow control. Like the current rectification effect found in electronic diodes, heat flow is easily maintained in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Higher resolution in ocean models: Is it worth it?

Realistic ocean models require significant computing power, especially as resolution increases from scales of tens of kilometers to a single kilometer. These models are used for short-term and seasonal weather predictions, as well as in long-term cli.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

First comprehensive assessment of climate change impacts on coasts and seas across the UK Overseas Territories

Professor John Turner and Dr. Gareth Williams of the School of Ocean Sciences were co-authors of the Indian Ocean Region Assessment which highlighted four priorities, which are the changes in coral species; changes to coral reef habitats; changes.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021