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Scientists simulate Lahaina Fire to improve prediction of wildland-urban fires

Scientists have successfully applied a pair of advanced computer models to simulate last year's wildfire that devastated the Hawaiian town of Lahaina. The development could lay the groundwork for more detailed predictions of wildfires that advance in.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 21st, 2024

SpaceX slow-motion video shows powerful Raptor rocket engine shutting down

SpaceX has shared dramatic slow-motion footage showing a Starship spacecraft Raptor engine powering down at the end of a recent test fire......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Juice aces Callisto flyby test

Seven years from now, in April 2031, ESA's Juice mission will fly past Jupiter's moon Callisto, offering scientists a tantalizing glimpse at the mysterious, cratered alien world......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Scientists discover first nitrogen-fixing organelle

Modern biology textbooks assert that only bacteria can take nitrogen from the atmosphere and convert it into a form that is usable for life. Plants that fix nitrogen, such as legumes, do so by harboring symbiotic bacteria in root nodules. But a recen.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Unraveling the song of ice and fire across the American landscape with machine learning

In the rugged terrain of the western United States, where wildfires rage unchecked, a surprising connection emerges with the tumultuous skies of the central US. A recent study published in Advances in Atmospheric Sciences explores the intriguing rela.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

Innovation linked to international exports for both rural and urban firms

A new study led by Penn State researchers finds that U.S. firms actively engaged in creating innovative products or processes are more likely to expand into international markets. The findings, which apply to both rural and urban companies, could inf.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 38 min. ago

A molecular moon lander: Insight into molecular motion on surfaces at the nanoscale

For years, scientists have been intrigued by how molecules move across surfaces. The process is critical to numerous applications, including catalysis and the manufacturing of nanoscale devices......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Scientists develop biofortified rice to combat nutrient deficiencies

A team from UNIGE, together with ETH Zurich and NCHU in Taiwan, has developed a rice line that has enhanced vitamin B1 content......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

How much of Venus"s atmosphere is coming from volcanoes?

There's a lot we don't know about the planet nearest to us. Venus is shrouded in clouds, making speculation about what's happening on its surface a parlor game for many planetary scientists for decades. But one idea that always seems to come up in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Scientists find blue light makes buildings more deadly to migrating birds

Bird collisions with buildings are nothing new, but a new study by scientists at The University of New Mexico sheds light on a potential cause......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Scientists explore deep sea around Easter Island, find strange animals

Scientists on a deep ocean research expedition around Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and other seamounts along the Salas y Gómez Ridge in the Pacific Ocean spotted as many as 60 new deep sea species. The mountains of the ocean teem with otherworldly.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News18 hr. 6 min. ago

Scientists find new ways to convert inhibitors into degraders, paving the way for future drug discoveries

Researchers have discovered ways to convert inhibitor-style targeted cancer drugs into small molecules known as degraders, which help destroy cancer-promoting proteins in cells......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Researchers resolve old mystery of how phages disarm pathogenic bacteria

Bacterial infections pose significant challenges to agriculture and medicine, especially as cases of antibiotic-resistant bacteria continue to rise. In response, scientists at Texas A&M AgriLife Research are elucidating the ways that bacteria-infecti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Unraveling the behavior of nanoconfined water and ice in extreme conditions

Understanding water behavior in nanopores is crucial for both science and practical applications. Scientists from City University of Hong Kong (CityU) have revealed the remarkable behavior of water and ice under high pressure and temperature, and str.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

Machine learning model sheds new light on muscle development

Life sciences have never been more digital. To learn more about life processes, biologists are collecting massive quantities of data that computer scientists analyze by means of sophisticated computational models that they develop......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

A new tool for tracing the family trees of cells

EPFL researchers have developed GEMLI, a pioneering tool that could democratize and vastly improve how we study the journey of cells from their embryonic state through to specialized roles in the body, as well as their changes in cancer and other dis.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 38 min. ago

New advances promise secure quantum computing at home

The full power of next-generation quantum computing could soon be harnessed by millions of individuals and companies, thanks to a breakthrough by scientists at Oxford University Physics guaranteeing security and privacy. This advance promises to unlo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 38 min. ago

Keys to the genome: Unlocking the package with "pioneer transcription factors"

Scientists at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute have discovered the molecular mechanisms responsible for opening up the human genome and expressing new genes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 38 min. ago

Scientists are grasping at straws while trying to protect infant corals from hungry fish

South Florida researchers trying to prevent predatory fish from devouring laboratory-grown coral are grasping at biodegradable straws in an effort to restore what some call the rainforest of the sea......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

How Google’s 90-day TLS certificate validity proposal will affect enterprises

Announced last year, Google’s proposal to reduce the lifespan of TLS (transport layer security) certificates from 13 months to 90 days could be implemented in the near future. It will certainly improve security and shrink the window of opportunity.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Scientists create octopus survival guide to minimize impacts of fishing

Octopuses have been around for hundreds of millions of years, but did you know that most only live for a few years, dying soon after mating or laying eggs? Until now that hasn't been a problem, but octopus catches have doubled in recent decades as th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024