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Smart water tank to improve platypus breeding odds

Water authorities will be turning to Melburnians to help with a novel system of 'smart' rainwater tanks and urban lakes that can provide crucial water to support platypus habitat when it's most needed—just before the breeding season......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailAug 3rd, 2021

Scientists use seasons to find water for future Mars astronauts

An international team of researchers has used seasonal variations to identify likely sub-surface deposits of water ice in the temperate regions of Mars where it would be easiest for future human explorers to survive. The results are being presented t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News20 hr. 5 min. ago

Artificial Intelligence provides sharper images of lunar craters that contain water ice

The moon's polar regions are home to craters and other depressions that never receive sunlight. Today, a group of researchers led by the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS) in Germany present the highest-resolution images to date cov.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

Himalayan hydropower "clean but risky," warn scientists

With its steep topography and abundant water resources the Himalayas offer sustainable, low-carbon hydropower for energy-hungry South Asia. But there is a catch—the mountain range falls in one of the world's most seismically active regions......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

New agreements needed now to improve food systems

In 2020, between 720 and 811 million people suffered from hunger, and almost as many (768 million) were malnourished. Two billion people did not get enough essential nutrients and vitamins due to unbalanced diets or a lack of fresh food. At the same.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

All-female crew in water-tank spaceflight study

This week 20 women are tucking themselves in a waterbed for five days as part of a dry immersion study to recreate some of the effects of spaceflight on the body. The campaign kicked off yesterday with the first two subjects at the Medes space clinic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 33 min. ago

Scientists Use AI To Create Drug Regime For Rare Form of Brain Cancer In Children

Scientists have successfully used artificial intelligence to create a new drug regime for children with a deadly form of brain cancer that has not seen survival rates improve for more than half a century. The Guardian reports: The breakthrough, revea.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

New York Passes Sweeping Bills To Improve Conditions for Delivery Workers

The New York City Council overwhelmingly approved a groundbreaking package of legislation on Thursday that will set minimum pay and improve working conditions for couriers employed by app-based food delivery services like Grubhub, DoorDash and Uber E.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Life support cooked up from lunar rocks

Engineers have successfully shown how water and oxygen can be extracted by cooking up lunar soil, in order to support future Moon bases. A laboratory demonstrator, developed by a consortium of the Politecnico Milano, the European Space Agency, the It.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Intensified water cycle slows down global warming, new study finds

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, in collaboration with scientists at Princeton University, shows that the intensification of global hydrological cycle drives more ocean.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Come on in, the water is superionic

The interiors of Uranus and Neptune each contain about 50 000 times the amount of water in Earth's oceans, and a form of water known as superionic water is believed to be stable at depths greater than about one-third of the radius of these ice giants.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

What is Google Home?

Considering making your home smart? Here's what you need to know about adopting the Google Home smart home ecosystem......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Best Alexa settings to update right now

Changing a few settings in your Amazon Echo can turn Alexa from a good smart assistant to a great one. Change these five settings to improve your experience......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Physicists control the flow of electron pulses through a nanostructure channel

Particle accelerators are essential tools in research areas such as biology, materials science and particle physics. Researchers are always looking for more powerful ways of accelerating particles to improve existing equipment and increase capacities.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

55-inch 4K TVs are super cheap at Walmart today

Choose the TCL 55 inch Class 4-Series 4K Roku Smart TV for just $398......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

AI3 QbiAI creates new generation of smart contact centers with industry-specific data

Different industries have been finding different ways to adapt to the global digital transformation. For example, customer service centers, which are heavily reliant upon extensive manpower, are now looking to transform because of the difficulties as.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

How "nerd" culture powered through the pandemic

Meet the online content creators beating the odds to build successful careers from their passions......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Seeking climate-smart strategies for root, tuber and banana crops in central Africa

Root, tuber and banana (RT&B) crops are widely cultivated across the landscapes of sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). These staple food crops play a fundamental role in smallholder farming systems due to their good economic value and high importance within th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Remembering Patrick DiJusto

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Patrick as a colleague. He was smart, funny and enthusiastic. Our thoughts and love go out to his family, and his partner, Emily Gertz. The post Remembering Patrick DiJusto appeared first on Make: DIY Projects.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Facebook introduces the 14-inch Portal+ and portable Portal Go smart displays

Aimed at remote and hybrid work scenarios, Facebook states that Portal+ "makes a perfect dedicated screen for work calls, freeing up your computer to take notes, view a presentation, or multitask." The new smart device features a 14-inch display with.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Mimicking how water and wind create complex shapes in nature

Intricate natural formations like star-shaped sand dunes or arc-shaped rocks can appear so purposeful in form that it's easy to wonder whether someone has designed them. Scientists have long recognized that a particular combination of random and chao.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021