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Researchers discover previously unknown gene that indirectly promotes photosynthesis in blue-green algae

Cyanobacteria—also called blue-green algae—are known as the "plants of the ocean" because they carry out photosynthesis on a gigantic scale, produce oxygen and extract the greenhouse gas CO2 from the environment. However, to do this they need add.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailApr 15th, 2024

Secrets of sargassum: Scientists advance knowledge of seaweed causing chaos in the Caribbean and West Africa

Researchers have been working to track and study floating sargassum, a prolific seaweed swamping Caribbean and West African shorelines, and causing environmental and economic harm. The study, "Changes in holopelagic Sargassum spp. biomass composition.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago

Camera tags capture social flexibility of Antarctic minke whales

Researchers have conducted one of the first quantitative studies of social structure and social foraging in Antarctic minke whales, using pioneering animal-borne camera tags......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago

Who will like beetle skewers? What Europeans think about alternative protein food

Why do people in Paris like seaweed and tofu salad? Will Italians be tempted to try a beetle skewer? How many young Polish consumers are "food innovators," eager to eat chickpea pâté? In an international project, researchers from SWPS University an.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 29 min. ago

British Columbia needs a unified response to respond to the biodiversity crisis, say researchers

From massive kelp forests to monumental old-growth on land, British Columbia's biodiversity—which is unrivaled in Canada—provides an array of cultural, economic, social and other benefits. B.C.'s wide-ranging ecological zones are home to over 70.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 29 min. ago

NASA Langley researchers are heading to the Arctic. Here"s why that matters.

NASA Langley researchers are heading to the Arctic Ocean to study the habitat's effect on climate worldwide......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 29 min. ago

New method for modeling free-ranging animal populations finds macaque numbers smaller than expected

A team of researchers created a new method of modeling to estimate the population of free-ranging animals and in doing so discovered that there were far fewer numbers of an Old World monkey, the macaque, than expected......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 29 min. ago

Upcoming Scout Motors EV plant in South Carolina focuses on being green

VW's business plan for Scout is inherently different. It intends to resurrect an iconic American vehicle name and turn it into an EV-only brand based on rugged, body-on-frame SUVs and pickups.  .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News22 hr. 29 min. ago

Ransomware operators shift tactics as law enforcement disruptions increase

Ransomware remains one of the most pressing cybersecurity threats in 2024, with attackers continually evolving their methods to maximize impact and evade detection. In this Help Net Security round-up, we present excerpts from previously recorded vide.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

Security Bite: Here’s the iOS 17.5 bug that resurfaced deleted photos

After reports of deleted photos resurfacing years later following the installation of iOS 17.5, Apple released iOS 17.5.1 last week to address the issue. But what caused it in the first place? Thanks to some clever reverse engineering by researchers,.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

Gov. Greg Abbott shares video of El Paso school fight, promotes school voucher program

Gov. Greg Abbott shares video of El Paso school fight, promotes school voucher program.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

Researchers invented water-based batteries that store more energy than lithium-ion

Chinese scientists have created a new type of water-based battery that is more efficient at storing energy than standard lithium-ion batteries. The new battery type … The post Researchers invented water-based batteries that store more energy th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

The hornet has landed: Scientists combat new honeybee killer in US

Researchers are working to limit the threat while developing better eradication methods. Enlarge / 2023 marked the first sighting of a yellow-legged hornet in the United States, sparking fears that it may spread and devastate hon.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

First proof that "plunging regions" exist around black holes in space

An international team led by researchers at Oxford University Physics have proved Einstein was correct about a key prediction concerning black holes. Using X-ray data to test Einstein's theory of gravity, their study gives the first observational pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Scientists say they can make zero-emission cement

Researchers on Wednesday said they were a step closer to solving one of the trickiest problems in tackling climate change—how to keep making cement despite its enormous carbon footprint......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Saturday Citations: The cheapness horizon of electric batteries; the battle-worthiness of ancient armor; scared animals

Sometimes, science requires traveling into hazardous environments; sometimes it requires a vast influx of state capital and an army of researchers and technicians. But sometimes, science has to call in the Marines. We reported on that this week, alon.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Newly discovered ransomware uses BitLocker to encrypt victim data

ShrinkLocker is the latest ransomware to use Windows' full-disk encryption. A previously unknown piece of ransomware, dubbed ShrinkLocker, encrypts victim data using the BitLocker feature built into the Windows operating system. BitL.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

Device Decodes ‘Internal Speech’ in the Brain

Technology that enables researchers to interpret brain signals could one day allow people to talk using only their thoughts.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

What’s Turning Cape Cod’s Water ‘Pea-Soup Green’?

Cape Cod’s water is turning “pea-soup green”—and after decades of scientific detective work, we know why......»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

How Does ChatGPT ‘Think’? Psychology and Neuroscience Crack Open AI Large Language Models

Researchers are striving to reverse-engineer artificial intelligence and scan the “brains” of LLMs to deduce the how any why of that they are doing.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024

Chemists Chase ‘Clean’ Ammonia to Replace Shipping Fuel

President Biden’s climate law is funding “green ammonia” projects in hopes of using the chemical to more cleanly power the grid, fuel cargo ships and make fertilizer.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 24th, 2024