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Research shows how air pollution has offset expected increases in rainfall

We know that greenhouse gas emissions like carbon dioxide should increase rainfall. The emissions heat the atmosphere, causing a one-two punch: Warmer oceans make it easier for water to evaporate, and warmer air can hold more water vapor, meaning mor.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 22nd, 2024

SpaceX slow-motion video shows powerful Raptor rocket engine shutting down

SpaceX has shared dramatic slow-motion footage showing a Starship spacecraft Raptor engine powering down at the end of a recent test fire......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 19 min. ago

This obscure 2024 sci-fi alien show is now a big Netflix hit. Here’s why you need to watch it

There's a new sci-fi alien series out now, and it's sitting at the top of Netflix's most popular shows chart. Find out what it is and why you should watch it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

SpaceX all set for a record-breaking rocket launch on Friday

SpaceX has set lots of spaceflight records in its 22-year history, and on Friday one of its rockets is expected to set another one......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

Rumor: M4 MacBook Pro with AI enhancements expected at the end of 2024

Apple's next generation M4 Apple Silicon, is expected to arrive before the end of 2024, and is rumored to have a greater focus on AI than ever before.Apple's M3 chip familyBarely half a year after the introduction of the M3 generation and ahead of th.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 19 min. ago

Americans think AI will harm privacy and elections: Report

Americans are quite worried about the role artificial intelligence will play in both politics and society, according to a new report by the Polarization Research Lab......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

Firms embracing diversity may trade short-term pain for long-term gain

Short-term pain for long-term gain: That might be one way to describe the results of new research from the Alberta School of Business on the impact of diversity and inclusion (D&I) practices on business firms......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

Ant pheromones may help protect hikers and campers from ticks

If you're outside enjoying the spring sunshine, then chances are, ticks are too. However, new research from Simon Fraser University (SFU) suggests the use of ant pheromones as a topical repellent, or as an environmental barrier, may help protect hike.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

Research finds dairy farmers receptive to methane-reducing seaweed feed

New England's dairy industry continues to evolve in response to significant market challenges that include a decreased demand for milk and higher production and land costs. However, there is also ongoing evidence that organic dairy farming can provid.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

Food security in developed countries shows resilience to climate change

A study by the University of Southampton has found that market forces have provided good food price stability over the past half century, despite extreme weather conditions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

How hybrid work is reinventing management

When it arrived en masse for the COVID pandemic, remote working was hailed as an arrangement that boosted work-life balance and slashed commuter-related misery and pollution. But it would appear its golden days are over......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

‘Pirated’ TikTok Clips Help to Promote TV Series, Research Finds

A new academic study shows that condensed video clips of TV shows, posted on services such as TikTok, can serve as free advertising. This means that efforts to take down these 'copyright infringing' or 'pirated' clips may be counterproductive. This t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News16 hr. 18 min. ago

"Joker: Folie à Deux" trailer shows Lady Gaga in action as Harley Quinn

The trailer for musical "Joker: Folie à Deux" sees Joaquin Phoenix return as the Joker, and introduces Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn. The official teaser trailer for musical Joker: Folie à Deux is here, and it looks like the Clown Prince of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 18 min. ago

Scientists explore deep sea around Easter Island, find strange animals

Scientists on a deep ocean research expedition around Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and other seamounts along the Salas y Gómez Ridge in the Pacific Ocean spotted as many as 60 new deep sea species. The mountains of the ocean teem with otherworldly.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 18 min. ago

Pacific cities found to be much older than previously thought

New evidence of one of the first cities in the Pacific shows they were established much earlier than previously thought, according to new research from The Australian National University (ANU)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Tropical coral-infecting parasites discovered in cold marine ecosystems

Parasites thought only to infect tropical coral reefs have been discovered in a large variety of creatures in cold marine ecosystems along the Northeast Pacific, according to new research from University of British Columbia botanists......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Researchers resolve old mystery of how phages disarm pathogenic bacteria

Bacterial infections pose significant challenges to agriculture and medicine, especially as cases of antibiotic-resistant bacteria continue to rise. In response, scientists at Texas A&M AgriLife Research are elucidating the ways that bacteria-infecti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Hybrid intelligence can reconcile biodiversity and agriculture

A research team at the University of Hohenheim and Technical University of Munich has developed a new transdisciplinary approach to resolve the tradeoff between biodiversity and agricultural production......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Corporate climate pledge weakened by carbon offsets move

The world's main benchmark for vetting corporate climate action has been accused by its own staff of "greenwashing" after allowing businesses to use carbon credits to offset pollution from their value chains......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 51 min. ago

Ghost roads speed destruction of Asia-Pacific tropical forests, finds study

Researchers mapping tropical forests have found many more roads than declared by official sources, which is raising fears of a huge increase in environmental degradation as the pace of road building increases......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 51 min. ago

Keys to the genome: Unlocking the package with "pioneer transcription factors"

Scientists at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute have discovered the molecular mechanisms responsible for opening up the human genome and expressing new genes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 51 min. ago