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Resilience to climate change? New study finds octopuses adapting to higher ocean acid levels

With the impact of climate change increasing by the day, scientists are studying the ways in which human behavior contributes to the damage. A recent study at Walla Walla University, by a collaboration of researchers from Walla Walla University and L.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 13th, 2021

New study compiles four years of corn loss data from 26 states and Ontario, Canada

Plant pathologists working at universities across 26 corn-producing states in the United States and in Ontario, Canada, compiled data about annual corn reductions caused by diseases. Estimated loss from each disease varied greatly by region......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 34 min. ago

US fishing and seafood industries saw broad declines last summer due to COVID-19

While losses vary by sector, by region and by industry, data and information from this report may help businesses and communities assess losses and inform long-term recovery and resilience strategies......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 34 min. ago

Examination of Theia 456 finds its nearly 500 stars were born at same time

The Milky Way houses 8,292 recently discovered stellar streams—all named Theia. But Theia 456 is special......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 34 min. ago

Scientists offer road map to improve environmental observations in the Indian Ocean

A group of more than 60 scientists have provided recommendations to improve the Indian Ocean Observing System (IndOOS), a basin-wide monitoring system to better understand the impacts of human-caused climate change in a region that has been warming f.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 34 min. ago

Asus ZenBook 14 vs. Apple MacBook Air

Does the Asus ZenBook 14 notebook beat out the industry's trendsetter? Our in-depth comparison finds out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 35 min. ago

Daily Crunch: WhatsApp responds to privacy backlash

WhatsApp delays enforcement of a controversial privacy change, Apple may get rid of the Touch Bar in future MacBooks and Bumble files to go public. This is your Daily Crunch for January 15, 2021. The big story: WhatsApp responds to privacy backlash E.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News18 hr. 7 min. ago

Not All Customers Are Created Equal

If the people who provide your brand with higher revenue don’t receive a better CX in return, they'll go to a competitor that better recognizes their value. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

EX-VW CEO Winterkorn avoids market manipulation trial but faces tougher test

Winterkorn still faces charges for his role in allowing diesel cars with excessive pollution levels to be sold in Germany......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

In lab study, nanoparticle shows promising results for treating severe allergies

For about one in 13 children in the U.S., normally harmless foodstuffs such as milk, eggs and peanuts can send the body's natural defenses into overdrive......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

New videos show RNA as it"s never been seen

A new Northwestern University-led study is unfolding the mystery of how RNA molecules fold themselves to fit inside cells and perform specific functions. The findings could potentially break down a barrier to understanding and developing treatments f.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Primer on carbon dioxide removal provides vital resource at critical time

Scientists say that any serious plan to address climate change should include carbon dioxide removal (CDR) technologies and policies, which makes the newly launched CDR Primer an especially vital resource, says Berkeley Lab scientist Margaret Torn, o.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Ocean acidification locks algal communities in a simplified state

Out with the old, in with the new, as the New Year's saying goes, but not where the marine environment is concerned. Researchers from Japan have discovered that ocean acidification keeps algal communities locked in a simplified state of low biodivers.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Phytoplankton factory in the Argentine Sea

The Goldilocks zone typically refers to the habitable area around a star where conditions are right for the existence of liquid water and possibly life. But on Earth, the South Atlantic Ocean has its own kind of Goldilocks zone. In spring and summer,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Climate change doesn"t spare the smallest

In a normal year, biologists Daniel Janzen and Winnie Hallwachs spend about six months in Costa Rica, where they conduct research and pursue conservation efforts in Área de Conservación Guanacaste (ACG), a World Heritage Site in the northwest that.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Guppies have varying levels of self-control

Just like humans trying to stick to New Year's resolutions, guppies have varying levels of self-control, a new study shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Changing resilience of oceans to climate change

Oxygen levels in the ancient oceans were surprisingly resilient to climate change, new research suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

VW Group says 2020 global sales slide slowed by higher EV demand

Group brands including VW, Audi, Porsche, Skoda and Seat all saw sales fall last year as the COVID-19 pandemic hit demand. However deliveries of electric cars rose......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Facial Recognition Reveals Political Party In Troubling New Research

Researchers have created a machine learning system that they claim can determine a person's political party, with reasonable accuracy, based only on their face. TechCrunch reports: The study, which appeared this week in the Nature journal Scientific.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

The Richer You are, The More Likely You"ll Social Distance, Study Finds

The higher a person's income, the more likely they were to protect themselves at the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States, Johns Hopkins University economists find. From a report: When it comes to adopting behaviors including so.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Medical Study Suggests iPhone 12 With MagSafe Can Deactivate Pacemakers

AmiMoJo shares a report from 9to5Mac: When Apple revived MagSafe with the iPhone 12 lineup, one question brought up was how these latest devices with more magnets would interact with medical devices like pacemakers. Apple's official word was that iPh.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021