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New York waters may be an important, additional feeding area for large whales

A new study finds that that some large whale species (humpback, fin and minke whales) use the waters off New York and New Jersey as a supplemental feeding area feasting on two different types of prey species. .....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagSep 23rd, 2021

Historical analysis finds no precedent for the rate of coal, gas power decline needed to limit climate change to 1.5C

Limiting climate change to the 1.5°C target set by the Paris Climate Agreement will likely require coal and gas power use to decline at rates that are unprecedented for any large country, an analysis of decadal episodes of fossil fuel decline in 105.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News16 hr. 25 min. ago

Microorganisms are sensitive to large-scale climate change in Antarctica

For a long time, scientists assumed that microorganisms, due to their broad distribution patterns, were much less affected by such climatic changes than plants and animals that often present very limited distribution areas. By examining fossils of An.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 57 min. ago

Australia"s oldest dinosaur was a peaceful vegetarian, not a fierce predator

Ipswich, about 40 kilometers west of Brisbane, seems an unlikely place to find dinosaur fossils. Yet the area has produced the oldest evidence of dinosaurs in Australia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 57 min. ago

How PCB makers can succeed in Southeast Asia, according to Apex CEO Chou Jui-Hsiang

It has been nearly three years since the US-China trade war pushed the electronics supply chain toward Southeast Asia. In addition to the movement of large assembly and installation manufacturers to Southeast Asia, whether or not other component manu.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Biodiversity of islands worldwide is in peril, scientists warn

Scientists are sounding the alarm. The biodiversity of islands around the world is becoming increasingly threatened, due in large part to habitat loss, overexploitation, invasive species and climate change. If healthy island environments are to be co.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Fully Managed or Self-Managed Vertica? The Choice is Yours for Unified Analytics

Accurate and actionable analytics is the goal of every organization. In large enterprises with multiple business divisions, the CIO team often struggles with a wide and often uncontrolled set of analytics tools and repositories leading to multiple ve.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Intermolecular charge-transfer aggregates enable high-efficiency near-infrared emissions

Harnessing the near-infrared (NIR) light is exceedingly important for biomedical sciences, photovoltaics and optical communications. Though urgently needed for flexible, wearable and implantable applications, NIR organic materials suffer from acceler.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Photon-counting distributed free-space spectroscopy

Remote sensing of atmospheric gas plays an important role in the fields of greenhouse gas monitoring, toxic, harmful, flammable, explosive gasses, and biochemical weapons early warning. With the advent of quantum mechanics and lasers, precise spectra.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Northern lakes warming six times faster in the past 25 years

Lakes in the Northern Hemisphere are warming six times faster since 1992 than any other time period in the last 100 years, research led by York University has found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Fusarium wilt of cotton more aggressive and diverse than previously understood

Cotton is an important crop worldwide and grown in large amounts in the United States, which provided 38 percent of cotton exports in 2017. One of the greatest threats to cotton production is Fusarium wilt, a fungal disease caused by the soil-borne p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Lead remediation efforts show promise for safe drinking water in New York city public schools

Since the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, many states have passed legislation requiring public schools to assess and treat lead in their drinking water. Two Princeton University researchers examined the efforts by New York City, the largest school d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

First large-scale census of coral heat tolerance published

In a first-of-its-kind study, Florida's  critically endangered staghorn corals were surveyed to discover which ones can better withstand future heatwaves in the ocean. Insights from the study, led by scientists at Shedd Aquarium and the University o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

"Like a magic trick," certain proteins pass through cell walls

For decades, scientists have wondered how large molecules such as proteins pass through cell walls, also known as plasma membranes, without leaving a trace. That ability is part of what makes certain drugs—including some cancer treatments and the C.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Going off the rails: Research reveals ecological impact of rail transport on UK bat species

New research from the University of Sussex has revealed the ecological impact of rail transport on bats in the UK, throwing light on a previously unstudied area......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Valve rolls out a beta patch for Half-Life 2, includes long-awaited bug fixes and Vulkan support

The Beta update makes several small but important changes to Half-Life 2, most of which seem geared toward making the game run and look as good as it possibly can on Valve's upcoming Steam Deck handheld PC. We'll get to some of the bigger changes in.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

What Katey Sagal Has Done Since Sons of Anarchy Ended

Katey Sagal played one of the most important characters in Sons of Anarchy, but what has she done since the show came to an end? In 2008, Kurt Sutter took the audience to a small town in California to meet a motorcycle club and all the drama in their.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Watch Apple’s ‘Unleashed’ event live right here

Apple is set to announce new hardware today. The company is holding a (virtual) keynote at 10 AM PT (1 PM in New York, 6 PM in London, 7 PM in Paris). And you’ll be able to watch the event right here as the company is streaming it live.Rumor h.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Shots for Kids Get Closer, US Strategy Evolves, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

FDA Backs Boosters, Travel Restrictions Lift, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Reducing plastic pollution by adding RNA-inspired "breaking points"

Once plastic products are used and discarded, they can linger in oceans, collecting in large "garbage patches" and harming sea life. One potential solution, a biodegradable polymer called polylactide (PLA), has so far not fully lived up to its promis.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021