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Study investigates the nature of very-high energy gamma-ray source TeV J2032+4130

Using the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov (HAWC) observatory, an international team of astronomers has observed a very-high energy gamma-ray source designated TeV J2032+4130. Results of the observational campaign, presented July 3 on the preprint serve.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 10th, 2024

Melting ice no guarantee of smooth sailing in fabled Arctic crossing: Study

Melting sea ice in the fast-warming Arctic Ocean is not making it easier for sailors to navigate a legendary shortcut between Europe and Asia despite popular belief, scientists said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 14 min. ago

AI makes writing easier, but stories sound alike

Books and movies of the future could all start to feel the same if creative industries embrace artificial intelligence to help write stories, a study published on Friday warned......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 14 min. ago

Saturday Citations: The first Goldilocks black hole; Toxoplasma gondii metabolism; pumping at the speed of muscle

This week: Physicists conducted a biological study, engineers built a waste-recycling suit for astronauts (and worm riders), and astronomers identified the first known intermediate-mass black hole, and it's right here in our own galactic back yard......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

iOS 17.5.2 coming soon for iPhone users [Update: Canceled]

Update July 13, 2024: This source now says Apple has scrapped its planned iOS 17.5.2 update. Original story below. Apple is preparing to imminently release iOS 17.5.2, which will come with the build number 21F101. There’s no word on what’.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News12 hr. 14 min. ago

XGIMI Horizon Ultra review: 4K projector for those serious about image quality

I’m not exactly an expert on TVs and displays, but I chose a high-end TV for my living room to get the best possible experience when it comes to immersiveness, brightness, and color accuracy. But now I’ve had the chance to try something different.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

Study examines urban forests across the United States

In recent years, tree-planting campaigns have been underway in the United States, especially in cities, as part of climate mitigation efforts......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Restructuring middle managers—findings from a case study of a major bank

Middle managers play an important role in an organization undergoing structural change. They are the ones who must implement the changes, but conversely, as employees, they will be subject to the very changes they put in place. This can often put the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Impacts of extreme drought on forest ecosystems reveal species-specific adaptation differences in Northeast China

A recent study from China has shed light on the profound impacts of extreme droughts on forest ecosystems, particularly in water-limited regions. The findings revealed significant differences in how various tree species respond to such stressors......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

How climate patterns contribute to coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef

A new study finds a significant impact of the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) and El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) on coral bleaching events in the Great Barrier Reef (GBR)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

How astronomers work out the size of the solar system

The size of the solar system is defined by the volume of space over which the sun's influence exceeds those of other nearby stars in the Milky Way galaxy. This influence derives from two fundamental forces of nature: gravity and magnetism......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Thinking aloud: What happens when children read for pleasure in classroom clubs

Every five years, the international Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) provides an assessment of how well grade 4 learners around the world read for meaning. And every time South Africa participates, the results are shocking. In.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Shining a light on Colorado"s little-known fireflies

Owen Martin steps carefully through the knee-high grass growing up around a long-abandoned railroad track near Sawhill Ponds in Boulder, Colorado. It's almost pitch black out. The sun set 45 minutes ago, and the only light now comes from the distant.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Hatcheries can boost wild salmon numbers but reduce diversity, research shows

The ability of salmon hatcheries to increase wild salmon abundance may come at the cost of reduced diversity among wild salmon, according to a new University of Alaska Fairbanks–led study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Investigating variation in the permafrost active layer over the Tibetan Plateau from 1980 to 2020

The Tibetan Plateau hosts the world's largest permafrost region in the middle and low latitudes. Compared to the high-latitude Arctic permafrost, the permafrost here is thinner, warmer, and more sensitive to global warming. The active layer is a cruc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Selection processes play dominant role in shaping coexisting assemblages of trees and soil fungi: Study

Community assembly is shaped by four main processes: selection—fitness differences between organisms; dispersal—organisms' movement across space; drift—unpredictable variation in abundance; and diversification—new genetic variants. However, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Marawi city study analyzes challenges and prospects for post-conflict peacebuilding in urban settings

Wars and conflicts leave devastating destruction in their wake. With so many conflicts now taking place in urban environments, scientists are studying how post-conflict peacebuilding happens in these urban settings......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Partial automated driving systems don’t make driving safer, study finds

Many driver assists do increase safety, but little evidence lane keeping is one. Enlarge / Nissan's ProPilot Assist was one of two partially automated driving systems to be studied for crash safety improvements. (credit: Nissan).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Tim Cook, Eddy Cue, and Sam Altman hobnob at annual Sun Valley media retreat

Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue have returned to the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley retreat, known for being where billionaires make significant deals.Tim Cook at Sun Valley 2024 (Source: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)Tim Cook is a regular at the.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Why Toyota’s Tacoma isn’t the star of its new branded TV content

Toyota’s AMC Networks partnership includes a short film and social content for nature doc viewers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Novel gene writing technology enables all-RNA-mediated targeted gene integration in human cells

In a recent study published in Cell, a research team led by Li Wei and Zhou Qi from the Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has developed an innovative gene-writing technology based on retrotransposons. This achievement enables al.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024