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Understanding plants can boost wildland-fire modeling in an uncertain future

A new conceptual framework for incorporating the way plants use carbon and water, or plant dynamics, into fine-scale computer models of wildland fire provides a critical first step toward improved global fire forecasting......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 31st, 2023

Cameras reveal wombat burrows can be safe havens after fire and waterholes after rain

Australia's unprecedented Black Summer bushfires in 2019–20 created ideal conditions for misinformation to spread, from the insidious to the absurd......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Apple to increase trade-in value of older iPhones in new promotion

With the iPhone 16 on the horizon, Apple is reportedly taking steps to clear out stocks of the iPhone 15 family of devices.iPhones older than the 13 models will be worth more in trade-in soon.Starting on May 20th, Apple will allegedly boost the amoun.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

Study reveals how a sugar-sensing protein acts as a "machine" to switch plant growth—and oil production—on and off

Proteins are molecular machines, with flexible pieces and moving parts. Understanding how these parts move helps scientists unravel the function a protein plays in living things—and potentially how to change its effects. Biochemists at the U.S. Dep.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

The iPhone 16 Pro Max may very important battery upgrade

The iPhone 16 Pro Max is set to get a pretty significant battery upgrade that may roll out to future iPhone models. Here's what's new......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

NASA to help with the launch of Europe’s unlucky Mars rover

Europe's unlucky Mars rover, known as Rosalind Franklin, has gotten a boost thanks to a new cooperation agreement with NASA......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

AI, game emulators on iPhone, and iPad Pro impressions, on the AppleInsider podcast

In this week's episode of the AppleInsider Podcast, your hosts are looking to the future of AI, delving into the past with emulators on the App Store, and diving into the present with the new iPad Pro now that it and the iPad Air are in users' hands......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Europe is uncertain whether its ambitious Mercury probe can reach the planet

"We are working hard on resolving these uncertainties." An artist's rendering of the BepiColombo mission, a joint ESA/JAXA project, which will take two spacecraft to the harsh environment of Mercury. (credit: ESA) This.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

A devastating fire 2,200 years ago preserved a moment of life and war in Iron Age Spain, down to a single gold earring

A ruined building in the middle of the Pyrenees records a tragedy for the people who lived there—a devastating fire that burned a settlement to the ground, destroying almost everything except a hidden gold earring. Now archaeologists' excavation of.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Comparative research on resilience-related policies and local practices in five cities worldwide

In the context of urban studies and urban planning, future cities' development and prosperity is highly related to their capacity to adapt and recover from shocks and changes caused by diverse types of hazards. Hence, resilience has emerged as a fund.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Transformation and mechanisms of climate wet/dry change on the northern Tibetan Plateau under global warming

Historical patterns of climate change can provide ways to predict future climate change. During geological history, the earth has experienced many warm periods of different time scales, such as the mid-Holocene warm period, the medieval climate anoma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Ambitious goal to sequence RNA could boost US economy

A chemist who leads the University of Cincinnati's Office of Research is playing a role in a scientific undertaking to unlock the secrets of RNA......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Into the abyss: Understanding black hole formation through natal kicks and neutrino emission

A new study in Physical Review Letters explores the conditions of black hole formation from dying stars, particularly the role of neutrino-induced natal kicks in the formation process......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Method milestone for quantum physics: Rapid test for topological 2D materials

Topological quantum materials are hailed as a cornerstone of future technological advancements. Yet, validating their exceptional qualities has always been a lengthy process......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Tesla must face claims it misled buyers about Autopilot and self-driving

Tesla Inc. must face a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging that it misled consumers about its cars’ self-driving capabilities, a fresh setback for the electric-car maker just as Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has staked the company’s future.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

An environmental CGE model of China"s economy: Modeling choices and application

Computable general equilibrium (CGE) model is an important policy guidance tool for pollution reduction and emission control objectives. An article, published in Energy and Climate Management, introduces the economic module, energy module, macroscopi.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Wear OS 5 is the future of Android smartwatches. Here’s what’s new

Google's Wear OS 5 has just been announced — the next big edition of Google's smartwatch platform. Here are all the new features......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Google’s Bringing Key Changes to Wear OS

We finally got a new round of updates which give us a glimpse into Wear OS' future. The post Google’s Bringing Key Changes to Wear OS appeared first on Phandroid. It’s impressive to see how Wear OS has grown over the past few y.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Google will be bringing these cool new features to Android in a future update

At I/O 2024, Google has announced a bunch of new features that will be coming in the future as part of an Android update. The post Google will be bringing these cool new features to Android in a future update appeared first on Phandroid. T.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

The inside story of Elon Musk’s mass firings of Tesla Supercharger staff

The day before Elon Musk fired virtually all of Tesla’s electric-vehicle charging division last month, charging chief Rebecca Tinucci went to meet with Musk about the network’s future.The meeting could not have gone worse......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Some EV startups have gone bankrupt. More are likely to follow suit

EV startups are dealing with bankruptcies, phenomenal cash burns and an uncertain path to profits......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024