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Observations confirm that aerosols formed from plant-emitted compounds can make clouds brighter

Brighter clouds reduce the amount of solar radiation reaching the Earth's surface, thereby cooling the surface. Emissions of organic compounds from vegetation increase with increasing temperature, thus having the capability to slow down climate warmi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 24th, 2021

Released: MITRE ATT&CK v10

MITRE Corporation has released the tenth version of ATT&CK, its globally accessible (and free!) knowledge base of cyber adversary tactics and techniques based on real-world observations. Version ten comes with new Data Source objects, new and changed.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News13 hr. 50 min. ago

Apple Pay Express Transit comes to southern Sweden

Bus travellers in the Skane region of southern Sweden are now able to use Apple Pay automatically, without needing to confirm via Face ID, Touch ID, or passcode.Using Apple Pay Express Transit on a bus in Sweden (Source: Ridango)Following its launch.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 50 min. ago

Hubble Space Telescope gives unprecedented, early view of a doomed star"s destruction

Like a witness to a violent death, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently gave astronomers an unprecedented, comprehensive view of the first moments of a star's cataclysmic demise. Hubble's data, combined with other observations of the doomed star fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Astronomers provide "field guide" to exoplanets known as hot Jupiters

Hot Jupiters—giant gas planets that race around their host stars in extremely tight orbits—have become a little bit less mysterious thanks to a new study combining theoretical modeling with observations by the Hubble Space Telescope......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Road to uncertainty: Research reveals how Trans Papua may strip 4.5 million hectares of forest by 2036

Indonesia's Papuan land is the western half of New Guinea—the world's second-largest island—which hosts extensive old-growth forests, including mangroves and peat swamps. It has more plant species than any other tropical island......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

New galaxy images reveal a fitful start to the Universe

New images have revealed detailed clues about how the first stars and structures were formed in the Universe and suggest the formation of the Galaxy got off to a fitful start......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

CATL faces challenges in bid to build battery plant in US

The largest China-based lithium battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has reportedly planned to set up a battery factory in the US, but the company will face challenges, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

How Airborne Microplastics Affect Climate Change

Like other aerosols, these tiny particles scatter and absorb sunlight, influencing Earth’s temperature -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Predicting famines using rainfall season start

The first rains that signal the beginning of the growing season kick off a flurry of activities in rural, agricultural communities. Farmers decide when to plant, how much labor to allocate, how many resources to devote to that season's crop and so on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Researchers discover first dinosaur era crab fully preserved in amber

Fossils trapped in amber provide a unique snapshot of the anatomy, biology, and ecology of extinct organisms. The most common fossils found in amber, which is formed from resin exuded from tree bark, are land-dwelling animals, mainly insects. But on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

First artificial scaffolds for studying plant cell growth

As a baby seedling emerges from the depths of the soil, it faces a challenge: gravity's downward push. To succeed, the plant must sense the force, then push upward with an even greater force. Visible growth is proof that the seedling has won against.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Micron To Build $7 Billion Plant in Japan To Expand DRAM Production

U.S. memory chip maker Micron Technology will build a new factory at its Japanese production site in Hiroshima at a cost of 800 billion yen ($7.0 billion), the Nikkan Kogyo newspaper reported on Wednesday. Reuters: The new facility will make DRAM chi.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Micron is building a $7B DRAM plant in Japan, will spend up to $150B for R&D over the next decade

Memory maker Micron Technology has announced plans to build a new manufacturing plant that will be located in the Hiroshima prefecture in western Japan. The new chip fab will produce advanced DRAM for the data center, as the company is shifting focus.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Molecular interfaces as building blocks for innovative sensors and data storage devices

Molecular interfaces formed between metals and molecular compounds have enormous potential as building blocks for future opto-electronics and spin-electronics devices. Transition metal phthalocyanine and porphyrin complexes are promising components f.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Coal bucks 15-year decline in US with 22% increase as natural gas prices rise

Record fossil fuel prices are contributing to inflation across the economy. Enlarge / Heavy equipment moves coal into piles at PacifiCorp's Hunter coal-fired power plant outside of Castle Dale, Utah. (credit: GEORGE FREY / AFP).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

"Ray guns" let scientists use light instead of DNA to tell plant populations apart

In Star Trek, characters carry a little handheld device called a tricorder that they can point at objects to analyze and identify them. When the show's writers cooked up the idea in the 1960s, it was purely science fiction, but a new paper in New Phy.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro confirm powerful Tensor processor and triple cameras

Google's Pixel 6 is now available. Learn everything there is to know about the new Google phone, and how to get a Pixel 6 or 6 Pro......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Quanta to open new plant in Thailand in 2022

Quanta Computer will open its new plant for server production in Thailand in early 2022, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

How herbivore activity around water affects plant communities

Plants need water to grow. So if there's water, shouldn't there be more plants? New research out of UC Santa Barbara and Mpala Research Centre in Laikipia, Kenya shows it's a lot more complicated than that......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 18th, 2021

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic "forever chemicals"

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 18th, 2021