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Scientists say coral reefs around the world are experiencing mass bleaching in warming oceans

Coral reefs around the world are experiencing global bleaching for the fourth time, top reef scientists declared Monday, a result of warming ocean waters amid human-caused climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 15th, 2024

Only the Hardiest Trees Can Survive Today’s Urban Inferno

In a rapidly warming world, cities need more tree cover to stay cool—but only certain species can handle soaring temperatures, and often they aren’t native species......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News11 hr. 58 min. ago

Does String Theory Actually Describe the World? AI May Be Able to Tell

Using machine learning, string theorists are finally showing how microscopic configurations of extra dimensions translate into sets of elementary particles—though not yet those of our universe......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News11 hr. 58 min. ago

WTF Is With the Pink Pineapples at the Grocery Store?!

Using DNA from tangerines and tobacco, food scientists have made a familiar fruit tastier—and more Instagrammable—than ever. We looked into pink pineapples so you don’t have to......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News11 hr. 58 min. ago

Exceptionally early heat wave hits Finland

Finland has been experiencing unusually warm weather this May, prompting the Meteorological Institute to issue a heat warning on Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 58 min. ago

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 News11 hr. 58 min. ago

Can marketing classes teach sustainability? Four key insights

Young adults have an important role to play in achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Adopted by all UN member nations, the SDGs offer a frame for an ambitious plan to transform our world for the better......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 58 min. ago

Clothed pig carcasses reveal the secrets of mummification—study provides insights for forensic scientists

It was the kind of task any competent seamstress has completed hundreds of times before: altering denim jeans and jerseys. But there was something different about this piece of work. Though our team of scientists were paying for it, we weren't her ul.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 58 min. ago

Animals self-medicate with plants—a behavior people have observed and emulated for millennia

When a wild orangutan in Sumatra recently suffered a facial wound, apparently after fighting with another male, he did something that caught the attention of the scientists observing him......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 58 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 News17 hr. 58 min. ago

Scientists reveal elastic turbulence has more in common with classical Newtonian turbulence than expected

Blood, lymph fluid and other biological liquids can have surprising and sometimes troubling properties. Many of these biological solutions are non-Newtonian fluids, a type of liquid that is characterized by a non-linear relationship between stress an.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News22 hr. 30 min. ago

Scientists report unified framework for diverse aurorae across planets

The awe-inspiring aurorae seen on Earth, known as the Northern and Southern Lights, have been a source of fascination for centuries. Between May 10 and 12, 2024, the most powerful aurora event in 21 years reminded us of the stunning beauty of these c.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News22 hr. 30 min. ago

Column: In the land of giant sequoias, the largest tree in the world gets a checkup

Column: In the land of giant sequoias, the largest tree in the world gets a checkup.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 27th, 2024

EarthCARE satellite to probe how clouds affect climate

Will clouds help cool or warm our world in the years ahead? The EarthCARE satellite will soon blast off on a mission to find out, aiming to investigate what role clouds could play in the fight against climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

TESS finds intriguing world sized between Earth and Venus

Using observations by NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) and many other facilities, two international teams of astronomers have discovered a planet between the sizes of Earth and Venus only 40 light-years away. Multiple factors make.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

New fossils provide evidence for an "Age of Monotremes"

Published today in the Alcheringa: An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology, evidence of an "Age of Monotremes" has been unearthed by a team of Australian scientists at the Australian Museum (AM), Museums Victoria and Australian Opal Centre......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2024

The secret is out: The world found the Owyhees—Advocates say it"s time to protect the land

Just southwest of Boise lies one of the last vast swaths of solitude in the United States......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated 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

How to watch the 2024 French Open: dates, times, and live stream

The best tennis players in the world head to Paris for the 2024 French Open. Find out the dates, times, and live stream details for the 2024 French Open.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024

My Google Pixel phone turned my photos into AI nightmares

Will AI take over the world? Who knows. But after using the Pixel 8a's Magic Editor on photos of animals, I'm more scared of it than ever......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 25th, 2024