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Spending on nature must double in two years to limit warming to 1.5°C, states report

As the world heads towards negotiations on the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework, nature is still under-financed, the second edition of the State of Finance for Nature reveals......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 2nd, 2022

Copying nature to help plants resist viruses

For thousands of years, crops have been shaped by domestication processes. Farmers cross-breed and select new varieties, adapted to constantly changing environments. Although efficient, this process is time consuming. Moreover, the desired trait must.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

A new catalyst that transforms carbon dioxide into added-value chemical products

Global warming is an increasingly worrying problem. Although the greenhouse effect is a necessary process to maintain living conditions on Earth, our current societies are increasing the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and increasing.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

Frescoes, in a flash: Researchers create frescoes in a single day

In medieval Europe, before the rise of oil paintings, fresco was a popular religious painting technique. Many artworks across Europe, hundreds of years old, utilize this method and constitute an important part of cultural heritage. Michelangelo's fam.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

AI tool used to spot child abuse allegedly targets parents with disabilities

Pennsylvania county's child welfare algorithm has inspired tools in other states. Enlarge (credit: d3sign | Moment) Since 2016, social workers in a Pennsylvania county have relied on an algorithm to help them determine w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

US still has the worst, most expensive health care of any high-income country

US health care has lagged peers for years, and the pandemic made things worse. Enlarge / A woman watches white flags on the National Mall on September 18, 2021, in Washington, DC. Over 660,000 white flags were installed here to h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

No more export licenses: US plans to fully cut off Huawei from chip suppliers

After years of loopholes, reports say Huawei will fully lose access to US chips. Enlarge (credit: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Huawei has been hobbling along for a few years now with limited access to US chips and technolo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

Instagram"s founders are back with a new app

More than four years after Instagram's founders left the company, they're back with a new app......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News5 hr. 3 min. ago

GM hires former Tesla exec to head mergers and acquisitions

The automaker's newest vice president, Zach Kirkman, spent six years at Tesla and six years at Apple prior to that......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 31 min. ago

Kuo: Upgraded optical zoom to be exclusive to iPhone ‘Pro Max’ cameras until at least 2025

Apple is expected to release its first iPhone with a periscope lens with this year’s iPhone 15 lineup, but rumors say it’ll be limited to only the highest-end iPhone 15 Pro Max. According to a new report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the curr.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

DOJ probes AI tool that’s allegedly biased against families with disabilities

Pennsylvania county's child welfare algorithm has inspired tools in other states. Enlarge (credit: d3sign | Moment) Since 2016, social workers in a Pennsylvania county have relied on an algorithm to help them determine w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

LIFO tax relief bill for dealers to be reintroduced in House

House sponsors plan to reintroduce the Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act, which would give dealerships up to three years to replace their inventory before having to pay taxes on inventory sales from 2020 or 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 31 min. ago

What is CRISPR? What to know about the transformative gene-editing tool

Over the past 10 years, CRISPR has been transformative for research, enabling gene editing that is fast, simple and precise, experts say......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Ukraine war: Attitudes to women in the military are changing as thousands serve on front lines

Thousands of women have voluntarily joined Ukraine's armed forces since 2014, when Russia's occupation of Crimea and territories in eastern Ukraine began. Over the past nine years, the number of women serving in the Ukrainian military has more than d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Lessons from shuttle Columbia disaster could stave off next tragedy

"Never again" is the phrase echoed among NASA leaders recalling the last major tragedy in the space program that occurred 20 years ago this week, when Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart over Texas on Feb. 1, 2003, never making its way back home to Fl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

Climate change may cut US forest inventory by a fifth this century

A study led by a North Carolina State University researcher found that under more severe climate warming scenarios, the inventory of trees used for timber in the continental United States could decline by as much as 23% by 2100. The largest inventory.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 31 min. ago

50 years after Roe v. Wade, nearly one third of states lack abortion access

The legal limitations restricting abortion in the United States continue to erode access to reproductive health care at an alarming pace while other states work to protect and expand access, according to updated data released by the Center for Public.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 31 min. ago

Webb telescope catches early galaxy formation in action

Astronomers from the Cosmic Dawn Center have unveiled the nature of the densest region of galaxies seen with the James Webb Space telescope in the early universe. They find it to be likely the progenitor of a massive, Milky Way-like galaxy, seen at a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 31 min. ago

Quantum vortex formation in the lab

Quantized vortices can be generated in classical experiments of liquid helium and ultracold dilute gases to conduct fundamental and comparative studies of different superfluids. In a new report published in Science Advances, Ivan Gnusov and a researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 31 min. ago

Spotify posts another big operating loss, but growing subscribers

Spotify said in its Q4 earnings report that while it bled another $231 million in cash, subscribers rose to 489 million.Following its laying off of 6% of its workforce, Spotify has reported mixed results for its latest financial earnings."In hindsigh.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News9 hr. 3 min. ago

Periscope camera exclusive to Ultra iPhone models through 2024

A new note from Ming-Chi Kuo states that Apple will include a periscope camera in only one model through 2025 — the iPhone 15 Ultra and iPhone 16 Ultra.iPhone 15 Ultra to gain periscope lensApple has been rumored to include a super zoom, or perisco.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News9 hr. 3 min. ago