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Researchers sound out Canadian military"s plan to combat ocean noise pollution

A new study from Simon Fraser University researchers examines the Canadian military's efforts to reduce the impacts of underwater noise pollution on species during training exercises in the Pacific Ocean but caveat that more can still be done......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 2nd, 2023

It"s not just toxic chemicals: Radioactive waste was also dumped off Los Angeles coast, scientists conclude

For decades, a graveyard of corroding barrels has littered the seafloor just off the coast of Los Angeles. It was out of sight, out of mind—a not-so-secret secret that haunted the marine environment until a team of researchers came across them with.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News28 min. ago

Researchers harness 2D magnetic materials for energy-efficient computing

Experimental computer memories and processors built from magnetic materials use far less energy than traditional silicon-based devices. Two-dimensional magnetic materials, composed of layers that are only a few atoms thick, have incredible properties.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News28 min. ago

Polymer science team develops additive that can "upcycle" a wide range of plastics

One doesn't need to be reminded that plastic production, and plastic pollution, have steadily increased over the years—the evidence is all around us. What if we were able to recycle plastic in a way that is truly sustainable?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News28 min. ago

Chromatin accessibility: A new avenue for gene editing

In a study recently published in Nature Genetics, researchers from Nano Life Science Institute (WPI-NanoLSI), Kanazawa University explore chromatin accessibility, i.e., endogenous access pathways to the genomic DNA, and its use as a tool for gene edi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News28 min. ago

Australian researchers discover new native rodent species

Australia can lay claim to two new species of native rodent thanks to a study from The Australian National University (ANU)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

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:  physorgRelated News4 hr. 55 min. ago

A step-by-step plan for safe use of GenAI models for software development

If you are a large-scale company, the recent AI boom hasn’t escaped your notice. Today AI is assisting in a large array of development-related and digital-related tasks, from content generation to automation and analysis. The development of AI is r.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News5 hr. 55 min. ago

New realistic computer model will help robots collect moon dust

A new computer model mimics moon dust so well that it could lead to smoother and safer lunar robot teleoperations. The tool, developed by researchers at the University of Bristol and based at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, could be used to train as.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 27 min. ago

Can"t stand gossip? New research suggests that gabbing about others is "not always a bad thing"

Rumormongers, blabbermouths, busybodies—no matter what you call them, gossipers get a bad rap. But new theoretical research conducted by University of Maryland and Stanford University researchers argues that gossipers aren't all that bad. In fact,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

Study finds home heating fuel is direct source of sulfate in Fairbanks"s winter air

Use of residential heating fuel is the main contributor of primary sulfate pollution in Fairbanks's wintertime air, according to research conducted during an international science program in the community in 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

High resolution techniques reveal clues in 3.5 billion-year-old biomass

To learn about the first organisms on our planet, researchers have to analyze the rocks of the early Earth. These can only be found in a few places on the surface of Earth. The Pilbara Craton in Western Australia is one of these rare sites; there are.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

Study explores perceptions of US Veterans Treatment Courts

A new study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Lowell, San Diego State University, and Penn State Harrisburg has examined perceptions of team members who work with a U.S. program called Veterans Treatment Courts (VTCs) regardin.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

How Americans really feel about the teaching of controversial topics in schools

While Americans overwhelmingly agree on the fundamental value of public education, a new study by researchers at USC reveals deep partisan divides on sensitive topics like LGBTQ+ inclusion and racial justice in K-12 curricula......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

Researchers develop molecules for a new class of antibiotics that can overcome drug resistant bacteria

About a decade ago, researchers in UC Santa Barbara chemistry professor Guillermo Bazan's lab began to observe a recurring challenge in their research: Some of the compounds they were developing to harness energy from bacteria were instead killing th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

Study: Replacing plastics with biodegradable alternatives would lead to significant carbon emissions reduction

Plastic pollution and its impact on the environment have become critical global issues in recent years. In response, the research teams have conducted a study to evaluate the carbon emissions associated with both traditional plastic products and biod.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

Solar-driven green synthesis of epoxides

Research published in the journal Science China Chemistry is expected to serve as comprehensive background knowledge and to provide researchers with insight into the recent developments of solar-driven green synthesis of epoxides......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

New data can help better understand glaciers

On February 20, a dedicated team of researchers presented a new high-resolution calving front dataset from 149 glaciers in Svalbard, spanning from 1985 to 2023. This innovative dataset, featured in Earth System Science Data, offers an important tool.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 55 min. ago

California regulators postpone decision on Waymo"s self-driving expansion plan

Waymo will wait a little longer to hear whether California regulators approve the self-driving tech company's ambitious expansion request......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

The best wireless earbuds: Our top 8 picks for the best sound on the go

These are our top picks among wireless Bluetooth earbuds that don't sacrifice sound quality for 2024. Best wireless earbuds: Bes.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

Jeff Bezos Nets $8.5 Billion From Amazon Share Sale

The founder and former CEO sold 50 million shares over nine days. Jeff Bezos unloaded 14 million Amazon.com Inc. shares worth about $2.4 billion, finishing in just nine trading days the plan he disclosed earlier this month to sell up.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News18 hr. 27 min. ago