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Report: Climate change for food projects

Many people working in local or community food projects already know that they need to review how they operate in order to ensure they are doing as much as possible to reduce future negative impacts on the climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

"Blue marble": How a half-century of climate change has altered the face of the Earth

In December 1972, NASA's final Apollo mission (Apollo 17) took the iconic "Blue Marble" photo of the whole Earth. Many, including science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, had expected that the sight of Earth from afar would instill the belief that ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Microbes in your food can help or hinder your body"s defenses against cancer

The microbes living in your food can affect your risk of cancer. While some help your body fight cancer, others help tumors evolve and grow......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 48 min. ago

Climate change may cut US forest inventory by a fifth this century

A study led by a North Carolina State University researcher found that under more severe climate warming scenarios, the inventory of trees used for timber in the continental United States could decline by as much as 23% by 2100. The largest inventory.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

First maps of the fens of eastern England reveal saltwater that could threaten food production

The first ever maps of the shallow groundwater of the Fens of eastern England show that salt water is relatively close beneath the surface, meaning that if sea-levels rise, then salt content would affect the ability of the area to grow food......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Quantum vortex formation in the lab

Quantized vortices can be generated in classical experiments of liquid helium and ultracold dilute gases to conduct fundamental and comparative studies of different superfluids. In a new report published in Science Advances, Ivan Gnusov and a researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won"t save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but the technology required for the transition is very mineral-intensive. So where will all these resources come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Climate change is already putting the heat on insurance companies—Auckland"s floods could be a turning point

The clean-up from Auckland's devastating floods last week is just beginning but insurance companies will need to start thinking about what the record-breaking weather event will mean for future coverage......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 16 min. ago

Spotify posts another big operating loss, but growing subscribers

Spotify said in its Q4 earnings report that while it bled another $231 million in cash, subscribers rose to 489 million.Following its laying off of 6% of its workforce, Spotify has reported mixed results for its latest financial earnings."In hindsigh.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

Tesla tells investors it’s being investigated by the Justice Department

The carmaker's 10-K confirms reports from 2022 that the feds are unhappy. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Tesla | Airplane!) Tesla filed its annual 10-K report with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday nigh.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

The "brown food web": Dead vegetation found to play essential role in desert ecosystems

A reduction in decaying vegetation can have significant impacts on the desert food chain, UNSW scientists have found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Video: Are wildfires getting worse? A NASA scientist explains

Are wildfires getting worse? Unfortunately, yes. Changes in our climate, along with other factors, have led to wildfires increasing in intensity, severity, size and duration......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Scientists couple terahertz radiation with spin waves

An international research team led by the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) has developed a new method for the efficient coupling of terahertz waves with much shorter wavelengths, so-called spin waves. As the experts report in the journal N.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

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:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Sorghum: The unlikely food source for pollinators

Sorghum bicolor, a pollen-rich grass species cultivated for grain and forage, which looks similar to corn, can be an important food source for pollinators and other beneficial insects during times when pollen and nectar are scarce......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Transforming the way cancer vaccines are designed and made

A new way to significantly increase the potency of almost any vaccine has been developed by researchers from the International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) at Northwestern University. The scientists used chemistry and nanotechnology to change t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

Spotify posts another big operating loss, but growing subscribers [u]

Spotify said in its Q4 earnings report that while it bled another $231 million in cash, subscribers rose to 489 million.Following its laying off of 6% of its workforce, Spotify has reported mixed results for its latest financial earnings."In hindsigh.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

Future iPhones could listen for chewing and tell you to diet

Apple has been granted a patent for technology that has the iPhone hear chewing, prompt you to photograph your food, and could then criticize your food choices.Apple's newly-granted "Augmented Reality Calorie Counter" patent is split between detectio.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

Taiwan sees 15-year high inbound investment in 2022

The Taiwanese government approved 2,566 investment projects proposed by foreign (excluding China-based) and overseas Chinese enterprises in 2022, with the total investment of US$13.303 billion hiking 77.94% on year, reaching a 15-year height, accordi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News15 hr. 48 min. ago

Green projects are boosting UK growth - CBI report

Projects aimed at lowering carbon emissions are boosting growth in poorer parts of the country......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News17 hr. 16 min. ago

Warmer climate may drive fungi to be more dangerous to our health

The world is filled with tiny creatures that find us delicious. Bacteria and viruses are the obvious bad guys, drivers of deadly global pandemics and annoying infections. But the pathogens we haven't had to reckon with as much—yet—are the fungi......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 48 min. ago