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Research suggests canals can help the UK to cope with the climate emergency

Research published by The University of Manchester and the Canal & River Trust has shown that the presence of canal water can cool urban areas by up to 1.6°C during heatwaves in a 100-meter-wide corridor along the waterway......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgOct 20th, 2021

Study suggests crop insurance plays small role in discouraging cover crop use in Indiana

A new study suggests that having crop insurance may have discouraged Indiana farmers' use of cover crops to promote soil health, although the results also suggest that the statistically significant effect is small. The findings could help researchers.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

New dually charged, acid-resistant nanofiltration membranes for ion separation

A research group led by Prof. Wan Yinhua from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences developed a novel dually charged acid-resistant nanofiltration (NF) membrane for efficient ion separation......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

More than 200 Australian birds are now threatened with extinction, and climate change is the biggest danger

Up to 216 Australian birds are now threatened—compared with 195 a decade ago—and climate change is now the main driver pushing threatened birds closer to extinction, landmark new research has found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

This tech gear flew off the shelves on Cyber Monday

Data suggests online shoppers in the U.S. drained their bank accounts to the tune of $10.7 billion on Cyber Monday. So, what tech gear did buyers go for?.....»»

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

Scientists to map fungal networks, determine climate role

Scientists from the United States and Europe announced plans Tuesday to create the biggest map of underground fungal networks, arguing they are an important but overlooked piece in the puzzle of how to tackle climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 24 min. ago

Researchers find new link between a disrupted body clock and inflammatory diseases

New research has demonstrated the significant role that an irregular body clock plays in driving inflammation in the body's immune cells, with implications for the most serious and prevalent diseases in humans......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News21 hr. 24 min. ago

Extroverted? You may have better financial outcomes

You might think the way you approach money is based on financial advice or past experiences, but new research from the University of Georgia shows that your personality may have a big impact on financial decision making and risk taking......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 56 min. ago

Ubiquitous food additive alters human microbiota and intestinal environment

New clinical research indicates that a widely used food additive, carboxymethylcellulose, alters the intestinal environment of healthy persons, perturbing levels of beneficial bacteria and nutrients. These findings demonstrate the need for further st.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News22 hr. 24 min. ago

Research sheds new light on effects of dietary restriction

New research in the tiny nematode worm, C. elegans, has revealed that muscle may be a protected tissue under conditions of dietary restriction......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Finnish Researchers Say Their First Quantum Computer Is Up and Running

Finland's first quantum computer was commissioned at a research center near the capital Helsinki, where scientists will use it to study next-generation computing power. From a report: The 5 quantum-bit computer was developed "to learn how to build a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Research Ecosystem in Aerospace Industry

While Aerospace and Defense is considered as safety critical engineering and product domains, technology and research has always been driven in the most regulated environment under the control and supervision of Government bodies. Due to the nature o.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Drivers pick, rub and scratch their faces nearly 30 times an hour, study finds

New research has found that drivers touch their face 26 times an hour on average, potentially spreading germs and infection, if handwashing is inadequate......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Two-meter COVID-19 rule is "arbitrary measurement" of safety

A new study has shown that the airborne transmission of COVID-19 is highly random and suggests that the two-metre rule was a number chosen from a risk 'continuum', rather than any concrete measurement of safety......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Climate variability and dynamics across early-to-middle pliocene warm period provide clues for future climate change

A recent study by an international research group led by Prof. Ao Hong from the Institute of Earth Environment of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has revealed Asian climate variability and dynamics across the early-to-middle Pliocene Warm Period, thu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Distortion: Researchers discover new strategy for antibodies to disable viruses

It is widely understood that antibodies neutralize viruses by latching onto their surfaces and blocking them from infecting host cells. But new research reveals that this barrier method isn't the only way that antibodies disable viruses. An internati.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Antarctica: Beyond Epica exploring the climate of the past

The first ice core drilling campaign of Beyond Epica-Oldest Ice is starting in Antarctica at the Little Dome C site. The aim of the project is to go back to 1.5 million years in time, by sampling and analyzing the deep ice, which will reveal invaluab.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

All-optical computing based on convolutional neural networks

In a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances the research group of Professor Xiaoyong Hu and Professor Qihuang Gong from School of Physics, Peking University, China, propose a new strategy to realize ultrafast and ultralow-energy-consumption al.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Recent advances in optical dynamic meta-holography

In a new publication from Opto-Electronic Advances the research group of Professor Xiong Wei, from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, discuss recent advances in optical dynamic meta-holography......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Nvidia will reportedly ditch Samsung for its RTX 40-series GPUs

A new report suggests that Nvidia isn't partnering with Samsung for its RTX 40-series GPUs, and that the cards will launch some time in 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Think Climate Change Is Messy? Wait Until Geoengineering

Someone's bound to hack the atmosphere to cool the planet. So we urgently need more research on the consequences, says climate scientist Kate Ricke......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021