When organoids meet coronaviruses

Researchers from the group of Hans Clevers in collaboration with the group of Bart Haagmans (Erasmus MC) established an organoid biobank to search for the genes that are essential for the spreading of a SARS-CoV2 infection. Their study was published.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgSep 24th, 2021

One of the worst parts of video calls could finally be over

Hosts can now mute individual participants on Google Meet calls......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News13 hr. 18 min. ago

Meet Starlab: Private Space Station Planned To Fly In 2027

Nanoracks, Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin announced today (Oct. 21) that they plan to get a free-flying private space station up and running in low Earth orbit (LEO) by 2027. reports: The outpost, called Starlab, is envisioned to be a to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 46 min. ago

Food pantries essential for reducing hunger among middle-class in 2020

Food pantries, soup kitchens, and other community food services played a critical role in helping Americans meet their food needs, especially during the first five months of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research by a team of economists in.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

What Katey Sagal Has Done Since Sons of Anarchy Ended

Katey Sagal played one of the most important characters in Sons of Anarchy, but what has she done since the show came to an end? In 2008, Kurt Sutter took the audience to a small town in California to meet a motorcycle club and all the drama in their.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

More Covid Vaccine Boosters Are Coming. Who Should Get Them?

Federal advisers meet again this week to discuss third shots, but it’s still not clear what the best timing is—or what the US owes the world......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Why we must embrace geoengineering and other technologies to stop the climate crisis

Recent adverse climate events—such as summer wildfires—have given Canadians something to worry about. Despite reports that most countries are not on track to meet their 2030 emissions targets to keep the Earth's warming to within 1.5 C to 2 C, ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 20th, 2021

Video: How can we eat without cooking the planet?

Professor Susan Jebb , Oxford's diet and population health expert maintains, "We cannot meet Net Zero targets without changing our diet.".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

IDMs, chipmakers on track to raise automotive MCU output

International IDMs and chipmakers are set to ramp up their output for automotive MCUs in the next few years to meet ever-growing demand for such chips, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 18th, 2021

Court orders France to fix greenhouse gas cut shortfall

A French court on Thursday ordered the government to make up for its failure to meet its own greenhouse gas reduction targets, saying it needed to "repair" the emissions overshoots......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 14th, 2021

Plastics recycling deadlines loom—will companies meet their goals?

Many of the world's largest consumer product companies, including Cocoa-Cola, Unilever and PepsiCo, have set ambitious targets for replacing virgin plastics with recycled ones— typically 25% of their total packaging by 2025. So far, however, most c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 13th, 2021

Use of natural gas will decline if we are to achieve 1.5 C climate targets

A new review from Imperial has found that the use of natural gas will reduce by 35% by 2050 in order to meet climate targets......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 13th, 2021

World"s clean energy transition "too slow": IEA

The global transition to clean energy is still far too slow to meet climate pledges and risks fuelling even greater price volatility, the International Energy Agency warned on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 13th, 2021

Under-pressure New Zealand sets out carbon-zero plan

New Zealand put forward a raft of carbon-cutting plans Wednesday, ranging from reduced car usage to making ebikes more accessible to meet its target of becoming carbon-zero by 2050......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 13th, 2021

Whistleblower Frances Haugen will meet with Facebook Oversight Board

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen will meet with the social network's independent court-like oversight board in the coming weeks to discuss her concerns about the company, the Facebook Oversight Board said Monday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 12th, 2021

How recovery from COVID-19"s impact on energy demand could help meet climate targets

The pandemic-related drop in greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 was likely the largest on record in a single year, but how our recovery might affect future emissions is less clear. New modeling examines alternative scenarios and how they could impact c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 11th, 2021

Key UN biodiversity summit to open in China

A key UN summit tasked with protecting biodiversity officially opens in China and online Monday, as countries meet to tackle pollution and prevent mass extinction weeks before the COP26 climate conference......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 11th, 2021

Meet NASA’s Crew-3, who are getting ready for a Halloween launch to the ISS

A new group of astronauts will soon be journeying to the International Space Station, traveling aboard a brand-new SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 9th, 2021

Maker Spotlight: Collin Sage

Meet Collin Sage, two time winner of the Forged In Fire blacksmithing competition show The post Maker Spotlight: Collin Sage appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsOct 8th, 2021

How bushmeat could help us meet the world’s climate goals

It’s difficult but possible to meet human and environmental needs with wild meat. Enlarge / While the term "bushmeat" has regional connotations, Indigenous hunting goes on around the globe. (credit: Yuri Smityuk / Getty Images).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 7th, 2021

Facebook whistleblower to talk to January 6 committee

The Facebook whistleblower who released thousands of documents that she says shows the company knows its platforms are used to spread hate, violence and misinformation is expected to meet with the House select committee investigating the January 6 ri.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsOct 7th, 2021