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New study highlights the impact of two new marine gases on climate models" accuracy

In addition to oxygen, nitrogen or carbon dioxide, the air we breathe contains small amounts of organic gases, such as benzene and toluene. These oxidize into small particles or aerosols that contribute to the condensation of water in the droplets th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 31st, 2023

Team finds novel vehicle for antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a significant and growing medical problem worldwide. Researchers at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and collaborators have found a novel genetic arrangement that may help a common bacterium in the human gut, Bacteroide.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News10 hr. 41 min. ago

What’s new on Paramount+ in March 2024

A Gentleman in Moscow, War Pony, The Thundermans Return, and more are among the streaming highlights of what's new on Paramount+ in March......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News13 hr. 41 min. ago

World resource extraction could surge 60% by 2060, UN warns

Extraction of Earth's natural resources could surge 60 percent by 2060, imperiling climate goals and economic prosperity, the UN said Friday, calling for dramatic changes in energy, food, transport and housing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 13 min. ago

Faulty warnings, deforestation turned Philippine rains "deadly": Study

Faulty warning systems, poverty and deforestation of mountains in the southern Philippines turned recent unseasonably heavy rains into deadly disasters, scientists said in a report Friday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 13 min. ago

It"s not only opposites that attract: New study shows like-charged particles can come together

"Opposites charges attract; like charges repel" is a fundamental principle of basic physics. But a new study from Oxford University, published today in Nature Nanotechnology, has demonstrated that similarly charged particles in solution can in fact a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 13 min. ago

Good Climate Solutions Need Good Policy—and AI Can Help With That

Climate Policy Radar's tools scan global environmental laws to see what works and what doesn't. What its AI is discovering today will help shape the regulations of tomorrow......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Brown bears digging up artificial forests, study shows

Brown bears foraging for food in the Shiretoko Peninsula of Hokkaido, Japan, have been disrupting tree growth in artificial conifer forests, according to a new study published in Ecology. Researchers compared soil and tree samples from human-forested.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Businesses foresee major impact from new SEC cybersecurity disclosure rules

While 98% of security professionals and executives have started working to comply with the new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) cybersecurity disclosure ruling, over one-third are still in the early phases of their efforts, according to.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Mercury rising: Study sheds new light on ancient volcanoes" environmental impact

Massive volcanic events in Earth's history that released large amounts of carbon into the atmosphere frequently correlate with periods of severe environmental change and mass extinctions. A new method to estimate how much and how rapidly carbon was r.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Emergency atmospheric geoengineering wouldn"t save the oceans

Climate change is heating the oceans, altering currents and circulation patterns responsible for regulating climate on a global scale. If temperatures dropped, some of that damage could theoretically be undone......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Research finds that neutering Rottweilers may affect their lifespan

Owners of a popular dog breed are being encouraged to keep their pet pooch in tip-top condition after a James Cook University study found that Rottweilers could suffer from reduced lifespan after being neutered......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

New literacy research can help improve learning outcomes and fight global poverty

A new study by a team of University of Notre Dame researchers makes a significant contribution to understanding the factors that influence how young elementary school students respond to reading interventions in fragile and low-income contexts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

The secret lives of roots: Tropical forest root systems are central to improving climate change predictions

International research co-authored by Joshua Fisher, associate professor in Chapman University's Schmid College of Science and Technology, suggests that studying root function in tropical forests could help vegetation models improve predictions of cl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

AI-generated articles prompt Wikipedia to downgrade CNET’s reliability rating

Futurism report highlights the reputational cost of publishing AI-generated content. Enlarge (credit: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto/Getty Images) Wikipedia has downgraded tech website CNET's reliability rating following extensiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Study finds link between marijuana use and cardiovascular disease

Researchers call for more studies to understand why they're linked. Enlarge / A cannabis flower is seen at East End Flower Farm, in Mattituck, New York, on November 16, 2023. (credit: Getty | CECILIA SANCHEZ) Survey da.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Novel RNA- or DNA-based substances can protect plants from viruses, scientists show

Individually tailored RNA or DNA-based molecules are able to reliably fight off viral infections in plants, according to a new study by the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Identification of priority areas is essential to ecosystem conservation and restoration: Study

Establishing an integrated ecological security pattern (ESP) is an effective way to achieve higher and more comprehensive ecological goals in the future......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Cutting-edge tracking technology proves Australian whale shark tourism leads the world

Using technology akin to a "fitbit" for sharks, a team of researchers has tagged and tracked whale sharks to study the effects of tourism at Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia for the first time. In a resounding endorsement of local tourism practices.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Climate change cost U.S. ski industry billions, study says, and future depends on emissions

U.S. ski areas lost $5 billion from 2000 to 2019 as a result of human-caused climate change and could lose around $1 billion annually in the 2050s depending on how much emissions are reduced, a new study found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Study shows climate change disrupts seasonal flow of rivers

Climate change is disrupting the seasonal flow of rivers in the far northern latitudes of America, Russia and Europe and is posing a threat to water security and ecosystems, according to research published in Science......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024