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Scientists to map fungal networks, determine climate role

Scientists from the United States and Europe announced plans Tuesday to create the biggest map of underground fungal networks, arguing they are an important but overlooked piece in the puzzle of how to tackle climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 30th, 2021

"Throwaway economy" thwarting climate goals: report

Countries are neglecting the massive impact of the "throwaway" economy on planet-warming emissions, according to research published Wednesday that calculated more than half a trillion tonnes of virgin materials have been consumed since the 2015 Paris.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News1 hr. 2 min. ago

NASA Scientists Estimate Tonga Blast At 10 Megatons

According to NASA researchers, the power of a massive volcanic eruption that took place on Saturday near the island nation of Tonga was equivalent to around 10 megatons of TNT. "That means the explosive force was more than 500 times as powerful as th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

Chemical Pollution Has Passed Safe Limit For Humanity, Say Scientists

The cocktail of chemical pollution that pervades the planet now threatens the stability of global ecosystems upon which humanity depends, scientists have said. The Guardian reports: Plastics are of particularly high concern, they said, along with 350.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 34 min. ago

Cultural similarities may play key role in successful immigrations

People immigrate to new places for many reasons, but new research found that the culture of an immigrant's new home may be a key factor in whether the move is successful and they ultimately remain in their new home......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 2 min. ago

5G apocalypse is here as major airlines suspend U.S. flights

Major airlines have canceled U.S.- bound flights fearing interference caused by newly deployed 5G networks.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 2 min. ago

Uncovering the underlying patterns in contemporary evolution

Wild populations must continuously adapt to environmental changes or risk extinction. For more than fifty years, scientists have described instances of "rapid evolution" in specific populations as their traits (phenotypes) change in response to varyi.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 34 min. ago

"Rivers" in the sky likely to drench East Asia under climate change

It's been becoming more and more clear that global warming means more than just warmer temperatures. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and more intense in many different parts of the world, creating an urgent need to predict and prepa.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Safe planetary boundary for pollutants, including plastics, exceeded, researchers say

For the first time, an international team of researchers has assessed the impact on the stability of the Earth system of the cocktail of synthetic chemicals and other "novel entities" flooding the environment. The 14 scientists conclude in the scient.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Humans are adapting to climate change, but not quickly enough, according to new research

The evidence is overwhelming: climate change is here, and with it come catastrophes, soaring costs, migration and now, in the face of reality, human adaptation. Across the globe, people are learning to live with a climate that is unlike the one they.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Transcriptional regulatory mechanism of plant pectin biosynthesis

Pectin is a complex cell wall polysaccharide. It plays an important role in modulating cell adhesion, cell morphogenesis and growth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Scientists prove that deadly gene has jumped from a harmless organism to a nasty pathogen

University of South Australia scientists have made a surprising discovery in the origins of an antibiotic-resistant gene previously thought to have been confined to Adelaide......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Tiny electric generators could accelerate wound healing

Tiny dressings that generate electricity in response to movement could accelerate wound healing and tissue regeneration. Scientists in Taiwan reviewed the latest advances and potential applications of wound healing technology in the journal Science a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 34 min. ago

Climate change threatens future Winter Olympics

Climate change will limit where the Winter Olympics can be held as winter changes across the Northern Hemisphere, according to a study by an international team of researchers led by the University of Waterloo......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 2 min. ago

A Project to Count Climate Crisis Deaths Has Surprising Results

Climate change is already killing people, but countries don’t have an easy way to count those deaths. A new project might change that......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News22 hr. 2 min. ago

Airlines continue to fear new 5G service will cause flight chaos

The CEOs of a number of U.S. airlines said they fear flight chaos on Wednesday when AT&T and Verizon switch on their potentially disruptive C-Band 5G networks......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 2 min. ago

NASA"s Curiosity Rover Measures Intriguing Carbon Signature On Mars

After analyzing powdered rock samples collected from the surface of Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover, scientists today announced that several of the samples are rich in a type of carbon that on Earth is associated with biological processes. From a repo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Almost 800 subglacial lakes cataloged for first time in new global inventory

The world's first inventory of subglacial lakes has been compiled by an international team led by the University of Sheffield, providing researchers with a comprehensive directory of where the lakes are and how they are changing in a warming climate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

A sweet breakthrough: Scientists develop recyclable plastics based on sugars

Researchers from the University of Birmingham, U.K., and Duke University, U.S., have created a new family of polymers from sustainable sources that retain all of the qualities of common plastics, but are also degradable and mechanically recyclable......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Study finds national and international frameworks are imperative for implementing nature-based solutions in Asia

Recognized by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the term "nature-based solutions" (NbS) refers to those that bring together human well-being, environmental sustainabil.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

UK government: 4°C warming by 2100 "can"t be ruled out"

As required by the Climate Change Act 2008, the government has today submitted the Third UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA3) to Parliament......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022