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Potato plant radiation sensors could one day monitor radiation in areas surrounding power plants

While expanding nuclear energy production would provide carbon-free power and can help countries around the world meet their climate goals, nuclear energy could also come with some inherent risk. Radioactive pollution damages the environment, and it'.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 21st, 2024

Scientists discover first nitrogen-fixing organelle

Modern biology textbooks assert that only bacteria can take nitrogen from the atmosphere and convert it into a form that is usable for life. Plants that fix nitrogen, such as legumes, do so by harboring symbiotic bacteria in root nodules. But a recen.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 34 min. ago

GM plans downtime for retooling at Fort Wayne pickup plant

Four components plants in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio also will be idled connected to the downtime at Fort Wayne Assembly, GM said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News11 hr. 2 min. ago

iOS 18 rumors, game emulators in the App Store, Vision Pro camera access

Benjamin and Chance delve into the latest rounds of iOS 18 rumors, including a curious discovery of a new ‘Safari browser assistant’ in development. Apple has also changed the rules surrounding game emulators in the App Store, with somewhat uncle.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Espresso 17 Pro review: Magnetic & modular portable Mac monitor

The Espresso 17 Pro avoids the usual compromises in portable monitors by offering a large multi-touch glossy 4K retina-grade display with magnetic modularity inspired by Apple's iPad.Espresso 17 Pro reviewPortable displays have become more commonplac.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 2 min. ago

Plant more native trees to reduce landslide risk, control erosion, say researchers

Landslides typically occur under heavy rain. With the potential for increased precipitation due to climate change and a possible return to La Niña reinforcing slopes with native trees and shrubs could be an effective, economical and sustainable solu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

No two worms are alike: New study confirms that even the simplest marine organisms tend to be individualistic

Sport junkie or couch potato? Always on time or often late? The animal kingdom, too, is home to a range of personalities, each with its own lifestyle. In a study just released in the journal PLOS Biology, a team led by Sören Häfker and Kristin Tess.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

What do bird dreams sound like?

For more than 20 years, researchers have known that areas of birds' brains dedicated to singing show neural patterns during sleep akin to the ones they use while awake and singing......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

Wireless power transmission could enable exploration of the far side of the moon

How can future lunar exploration communicate from the far side of the moon despite never being inline with the Earth? This is what a recent study submitted to IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems hopes to address as a pair of researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

Genetic underpinnings of environmental stress identified in model plant

Plants can be temperamental. Even weeds along the side of highways or pushing their way up in the cracks of concrete sidewalks can get stressed out by dehydration, cold, excess salt and more. Researchers at Hiroshima University have identified 14 gen.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

Sony’s ULT Power Sound headphones and speakers go big on powerful bass

Sony has grouped its most popular headphones, Bluetooth speakers, and party speakers under a single brand: ULT......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

Grow plants from fantasy games with this IRL initiative

Collaborating with "Guild Wars 2", SeedSaga lets gamers sow IRL seeds from their favourite video game plants. The landscapes of the fantasy game Guild Wars 2 are dotted with luscious plants, many of which, like the blue flax flower, are inspire.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 2 min. ago

"Fallout" star Ella Purnell shares BTS of stuntman flossing in power armor

"Fallout" star Ella Purnell appeared on "The Tonight Show" and shared a video of stuntman Adam Shippey flossing in Maximus' power armor. What good is wearing a seven foot suit of armor if you're not at least going to throw a few shapes in it?Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 2 min. ago

I went hands-on with Sony"s new ULT Field 1 speaker

Sony released the new ULT Power Sound series with a focus on bass. We tested the ULT Field 1 portable Bluetooth speaker. There’s cause for celebration: Sony just announced a new line of products with names that don’t sound like stro.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 2 min. ago

Sony just announced its bass-heavy ULT Wear headphones: Our review

Sony's new ULT Power Sound series prioritizes bass. The ULT Wear headphones are a master class in sound quality, comparable to the WH-1000XM5s. Listening to “I Fall Apart” by Post Malone on Sony’s new ULT Wear headphones made.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 2 min. ago

VW aims for better quality, higher sales with updated 2024 ID4

Certain 2024 Volkswagen ID4 electric compact crossovers gained additional power and a new infotainment system as part of an update. Improving the ID4's quality has also been a focus for the brand......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 2 min. ago

New advances promise secure quantum computing at home

The full power of next-generation quantum computing could soon be harnessed by millions of individuals and companies, thanks to a breakthrough by scientists at Oxford University Physics guaranteeing security and privacy. This advance promises to unlo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 34 min. ago

VW aims for better quality, higher sales with the updated 2024 ID4

Certain 2024 Volkswagen ID4 electric compact crossovers gained additional power and a new infotainment system as part of an update. Improving the ID4's quality has also been a focus for the brand......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News21 hr. 2 min. ago

Pork labeling schemes "not helpful" in making informed buying choices, say researchers

Researchers have evaluated different types of pig farming—including woodland, organic, free range, RSPCA assured, and Red Tractor certified, to assess each systems' impact across four areas: land use (representing biodiversity loss), greenhouse gas.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

How to use Force Quit and Activity Monitor to close persistent apps

No matter what you use your Mac for, there may come a time when Command + Q just doesn't cut it. For closing out those persistently frozen apps that just won't go away, there are a couple of ways to get the job done.For those apps that just won't clo.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

New report "braids" Indigenous and Western knowledge for forest adaptation strategies against climate change

There are 154 national forests in the United States, covering nearly 300,000 square miles of forests, woodlands, shrublands, wetlands, meadows, and prairies. These lands are increasingly recognized as vital for supporting a broad diversity of plant a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024