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Why the Physics Nobel Honored Climate Science and Complex Systems

The prestigious award finally recognizes work that helped scientists understand climate change and, more broadly, find order in disorder -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamOct 20th, 2021

Scientists produce new antibiotics by gene editing

Scientists have discovered a new route to produce complex antibiotics exploiting gene editing to re-program pathways to future medicines urgently required to combat antimicrobial resistance, treat neglected diseases and prevent future pandemics......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

How Science Will Solve the Omicron Variant’s Mysteries

So far, panic about the mysterious new Covid variant has outpaced actual information. Here’s what scientists around the world are trying to uncover......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Climate action can lessen poverty and inequality worldwide

If all countries adopted the same tax on carbon emissions and returned the revenues to their citizens, it is possible to keep the global temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius while also benefiting well-being, reducing inequality, and al.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Particle accelerator magnet sets record using high-temperature superconductor

Cost- and energy-efficient rapid cycling magnets for particle accelerators are critical for particle physics research. Their performance determines how frequently a circular particle accelerator can receive a bunch of particles, propel them to higher.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Climate change increasingly a bipartisan issue in Florida

Belief in climate change among Florida Republicans has climbed to nearly 9 out of 10 adults, apparently trending upwards, according to a new analysis of five sequenced surveys since 2019 conducted by researchers at Florida Atlantic University. The cl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Decomposition of rhizospheric soil organic carbon is more sensitive to climate warming than non-rhizosphere carbon

The rhizosphere is the narrow region where plant roots and the soil interact vigorously and intensive microbial metabolism occurs. The properties of rhizosphere soil are usually different from that of non-rhizosphere soil. This is called rhizosphere.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Small-group learning can mitigate the effects of school closures, but only if teachers use it well

Schools aren't just where kids go to learn reading, math, science and history. The social skills they learn—like how to build and maintain relationships with peers—are also critical. This is particularly true as schools grapple with the aftereffe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Unlocking the biogeographical secrets of deep-sea limpets

Researchers from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have decoded for the first time the demographic history, genetic structure, and population connectivity of a deep-sea limpet widely di.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Science report: US should make less plastic to save oceans

America needs to rethink and reduce the way it generates plastics because so much of the material is littering the oceans and other waters, the National Academy of Sciences says in a new report......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Heat, no food, deadly weather: Climate change kills seabirds

The warming of the planet is taking a deadly toll on seabirds that are suffering population declines from starvation, inability to reproduce, heat waves and extreme weather......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 8 min. ago

Biden Administration Issues New Framework for Space Policy, With a Focus on Climate Change

Today, Vice President Kamala Harris' office released a new framework for US space policy, detailing how the Biden administration plans to approach commercial, civil, and military space activity moving forward. From a report: Called the United States.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 37 min. ago

Image: Hubble"s view of planetary nebula reveals complex structure

NGC 6891 is a bright, asymmetrical planetary nebula in the constellation Delphinus, the Dolphin. This Hubble image reveals a wealth of structure, including a spherical outer halo that is expanding faster than the inner nebula, and at least two ellips.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 36 min. ago

More than 200 Australian birds are now threatened with extinction, and climate change is the biggest danger

Up to 216 Australian birds are now threatened—compared with 195 a decade ago—and climate change is now the main driver pushing threatened birds closer to extinction, landmark new research has found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

Samsung intros new logic solutions to power next-gen automobiles

Samsung Electronics has introduced three automotive chip solutions, the Exynos Auto T5123 for 5G connectivity, the Exynos Auto V7 for comprehensive in-vehicle infotainment systems and the ASIL-B certified S2VPS01 power management IC for the Auto V se.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

HKUST establishes AI chip design R&D consortium with ambitious goals

The AI Chip Center for Emerging Smart Systems (ACCESS) founded by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) convened a press conference on the 30th of November to share the vision of fostering a semi-open R&D platform bridging the ga.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

Researchers generate, for the first time, a vortex beam of atoms and molecules

Vortices may conjure a mental image of whirlpools and tornadoes—spinning bodies of water and air—but they can also exist on much smaller scales. In a new study published in Science, researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science, together wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Scientists to map fungal networks, determine climate role

Scientists from the United States and Europe announced plans Tuesday to create the biggest map of underground fungal networks, arguing they are an important but overlooked piece in the puzzle of how to tackle climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Is Windows 11 a success so far? New report reveals how many PCs have upgraded

Following a release in October, Microsoft's latest operating system update, Windows 11, has now been installed on nearly 10% of systems......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Synthetic tissue can repair hearts, muscles, and vocal cords

Combining knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and engineering, scientists from McGill University develop a biomaterial tough enough to repair the heart, muscles, and vocal cords, representing a major advance in regenerative medicine......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

Playing it safe: Scientist creates energetic compounds with isotopic labels

Ana Racoveanu is able to do something most others throughout the nuclear security enterprise cannot do—something challenging and extremely valuable throughout the complex......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021