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New pathway to mitigate climate change and boost progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals

A world that combats climate change while simultaneously improving on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is possible, a new study finds. Scientists from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the German Development Insti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgAug 2nd, 2021

OnLoop launches with $5.5M to inject some fun into performance reviews

OnLoop consistently gathers employee feedback and goals so that the company has better insights into how both individuals and teams are doing. Performance reviews eat up a lot of a manager’s time and are often the most dreaded part of wor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Outer, D2C outdoor furniture brand, secures $50M Series B funding to spur expansion and materials development 

Americans spend more than 90% of each day indoors on average. However, approximately 82% of American homeowners are more interested in renovating their outdoor living spaces than they were prior to the pandemic, based on a recent survey, Outer co-fou.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Ransomware: A market problem deserves a market solution

To fight ransomware attacks, appreciate the economics — the markets that enable ransomware — and change the market dynamics. Gary M. Shiffman Contributor Share on Twitter Ga.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

SOSV is building a New Jersey HAX facility for industrial, healthcare and climate startups

SOSV this morning announced work on a $50 million HAX facility in Newark, New Jersey focused on growing industrial, healthcare and climate startups. The five-year development plan utilizes $25 million from the New Jersey Economic Development Authorit.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

What could stop the startup boom?

Similar to how certain macroeconomic conditions have provided a long-term boost, a reversal of those conditions could do the opposite. We’ve spent so long staring at record venture capital results around the world from Q2 that it’s near.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Tropical cyclones can improve mangrove health

The health of India's mangrove forests, important to mitigate the effects of sea-level rise caused by climate warming, is influenced by tropical storms that change nutrient levels of coastal waters, according to new research......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Observing the life cycle of skyrmions in exquisite detail

For the first time, an all-RIKEN team has watched the entire life cycle of tiny magnetic whirlpools, revealing their birth, movement and death. This will be important for informing the development of future low-power memory devices based on these mag.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Insecticide and climate warming impact stream insect communities

New research highlights the impact of one of the world's most widely used insecticides on stream macroinvertebrate communities in the context of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Coffee cells produced in a bioreactor through cellular agriculture

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has successfully produced coffee cells in a bioreactor through cellular agriculture. The innovation can help to make the production of coffee more sustainable. The first batches produced by VTT in a laboratory.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

1.5 C warming limit "impossible" without major action: UN

A new climate change report out Thursday shows that limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius will be impossible without immediate, large-scale emissions cuts, the UN chief said......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

Ethicists respond to major change in international guidelines on embryo research

In embryo research, the "14-day rule" has been considered paramount in ethics research. Regardless of it being a law or guideline in their respective countries, all ethical scientists respect it as a de facto international regulation. However, earlie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

NASA awards five contracts for lunar landers to follow SpaceX demonstration

The announcement comes as one of the winners, Blue Origin, is suing NASA. Enlarge / A Lockheed Martin concept for a lunar lander. (credit: Lockheed Martin) NASA is moving ahead with plans to bring competition into the development of landers fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

How climate change could impact algae in the global ocean

Global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity 'break point' boundaries in the oceans—according to research from the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 30 min. ago

Tanso nabs $1.9M pre-seed to help industrial manufacturers do sustainability reporting

The climate crisis is creating massive demand for data capture as industries grapple with how to decarbonize. Put simply, you can’t cut your carbon emissions if don’t know what they are in the first place. This need to gather data is a bi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 2 min. ago

Australia approves new coal project as climate warnings grow

Australia on Thursday approved a controversial coal mine extension, doubling down on a commitment to continue extracting fossil fuels despite growing pressure to cut carbon emissions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 2 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Monolithic/heterogeneous integration is key to semicnductor development

In a recent interview by DIGITIMES Etron chairman Nicky Lu explains why monolithic/heterogeneous integration is important to the future of the semiconductor industry. Meanwhile Apple has increased the storage capacity of its new iPhone 13 series to u.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 3 min. ago

AMD Super Resolution could give Far Cry 6 a massive performance increase

AMD showed the use of its FidelityFX Super Resolution in Far Cry 6 results in a massive boost in performance. This bodes very well for PC gamers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 3 min. ago

Samsung’s new OLED laptop screens could finally kill 60Hz refresh rates for good

While 60Hz has been the standard refresh rate outside the world of PC gaming, Samsung Display's new 90Hz OLED panels could change all that......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 3 min. ago

How to practice religion could be a big question for some space tourists

For centuries, a setting sun has signaled the end of fasting rituals on holidays such as Ramadan and Yom Kippur, a cue to tuck into a delicious meal after a full day of deprivation. But what if the sun's clockwork were to suddenly change, as it does.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

Climate change from a nuclear war"s smoke could threaten global food supplies, human health

Nuclear war would cause many immediate fatalities, but smoke from the resulting fires would also cause climate change lasting up to 15 years that would threaten worldwide food production and human health, according to a study by researchers at Rutger.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021