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Study: Unite solutions to climate and biodiversity crises to save life on earth

Leading experts on the ecological impacts of climate change are calling for urgent action to align the climate and biodiversity agendas to ensure that low cost, low risk, low maintenance opportunities to jointly and efficiently address these two envi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 22nd, 2021

Study confirms mistaken identity may explain why sharks bite humans

World-first research testing a simulated 'shark vision' model on swimming patterns of humans, seals and sea-lions, confirms theories that when great white sharks bite humans, it may be a case of mistaken identity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

"Save your species": UN uses dinosaur in fossil fuel message

The United Nations is summoning an unusual "witness" to testify to the dangers of burning fossil fuels that stoke global warming: a dinosaur......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Greenpeace urges Europe to drop short flights, take trains

A study commissioned by the environmental group Greenpeace shows that over one-third of the busiest short-haul flights in Europe have viable train alternatives which are far less polluting......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Satellites used to track methane leaks in climate fight

A yellow streak representing high concentrations of methane, a dangerous greenhouse gas, is visible over southern Iraq on a map produced by Kayrros, a French firm that uses satellites to track leaks from fossil fuel facilities......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Energy management vital for EV charging infrastructure: Q&A with Electrum Charging Solutions CEO Broderick Gunning

Electrum Charging Solution is a Canadian startup that provides end-to-end electrical infrastructure solutions to corporations, governments, utilities, developers, and OEM manufacturers first as an infrastructure installer and now by being a system in.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 27 min. ago

NASA lets you meet its Mars rover and helicopter here on Earth

NASA is offering space fans the chance to come face to face with full-scale models of its trailblazing Mars Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 27 min. ago

Aussie Broadband discounts its stellar NBN 100 plan by AU$20

Making the switch to Aussie Broadband’s NBN 100 plan will save you AU$120 over six months, just sign up before October 31......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News9 hr. 26 min. ago

Electric robots are mapping the seafloor, Earth"s last frontier

Seatrec and Bedrock Ocean Exploration are two startups taking electric robots to new depths in an attempt to map the ocean floor......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News9 hr. 27 min. ago

Promising-looking SETI signal turns out to be of human origin

Space junk may look like a supernova as SETI researchers struggle with a signal. Enlarge / Proxima Centauri, the closest star to Earth aside from the Sun. (credit: ESA, Hubble, and NASA) Modern human society has been making it.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

Searching for Earth 2.0? Zoom in on a star

Astronomers searching for Earth-like planets in other solar systems have made a breakthrough by taking a closer look at the surface of stars......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 26 min. ago

Bitcoin is largely controlled by a small group of investors and miners, study finds

It can be difficult to differentiate individual owners from larger groups and exchanges that hold currency for many users, but the NBER was able to skirt this challenge by using a specific data collection method capable of making the distinction. Wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Verizon teams with Amazon"s Project Kuiper to extend data service to underserved communities

Amazon announced Project Kuiper in early 2019 as a constellation of more than 3,200 Internet-beaming satellites positioned in low Earth orbit around the planet. With it, Amazon aims to serve high-speed Internet to individuals and businesses in areas.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Palm is back, this time with a set of true wireless earbuds

Palm’s latest also carry an IPX4 rating, meaning they are protected against splashing water from any direction. They’re also compatible with both Android and iOS, enabling a hands-free experience with the Google Assistant or Siri. Battery life is.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Breakthrough Listen project releases analysis of previously detected signal

An intriguing candidate signal picked up last year by the Breakthrough Listen project has been subjected to intensive analysis that suggests it is unlikely to originate from the Proxima Centauri system. Instead, it appears to be an artifact of Earth-.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Scientists fear global "cascade" of climate impacts by 2030

Climate hazards such as extreme heat, drought and storms could trigger "cascading impacts" that may be felt around the world within the next decade, warns a study released ahead of the UN climate summit, COP26......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Scientists produce tadpoles better adapted to climate change

In a world-first laboratory trial reported in Communications Biology, a research team at The University of Western Australia have mixed populations to produce tadpoles that would be more tolerant of climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Latest climate plans worlds away from 1.5C target: UN

Countries' latest climate plans will deliver just a tiny percentage of the emissions cuts needed to limit global heating to 1.5C, the United Nations said on Tuesday in a damning assessment ahead of the COP26 climate summit......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Cells move by controlling the stiffness of their neighbours

Cells can control their ability to move through the body by using a protein called fascin to control the stiffness of neighboring cells, suggests a study published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Rapid echolocation helps toothed whales capture speedy prey

Whales use a combination of rapid echolocation adjustments and nimble brain responses to zero in on fast-moving prey, suggests a study published today in eLife......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Fish consumption still safe despite initial fears over mercury levels

The benefits of consuming traditional foods tend to outweigh the risks of possible mercury contamination, according to a recent study......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago