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600-year-old marine sponge holds centuries-old climate records

Scientists used a 600-year-old marine sponge to reconstruct a record of ocean temperature in the North Atlantic revealing past volcanic activity as well as the current global warming trend from the release of carbon dioxide and other heat trapping ga.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 14th, 2021

This startup says its AI can better spot a healthy embryo — and improve IVF success

With every year, AI is beginning to bring more standardized levels of diagnostic accuracy in medicine. This is true of skin cancer detection, for example, and lung cancers. Now, a startup in Israel called Embryonics says its AI can improve the odds o.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 min. ago

Biden Rejoins Paris Climate Accord, Works To Overturn Trump"s Climate Policies

During his first moments in the Oval Office on Wednesday, President Biden returned the United States to the Paris climate accord and directed federal agencies to begin unraveling Donald Trump's environmental policies. The Washington Post reports: Bid.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 16 min. ago

VW ends Golf production in Mexico

The higher-priced Golf R and Golf GTI will continue in the U.S. for the 2022 model year, imported from Germany. The base-model Golf hatchback will be phased out in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 44 min. ago

Unravelling the when, where and how of volcanic eruptions

There are about 1,500 potentially active volcanoes worldwide and about 50 eruptions occur each year. But it's still difficult to predict when and how these eruptions will happen or how they'll unfold. Now, new insight into the physical processes insi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 15 min. ago

Biden puts U.S. back into fight to slow global warming

President Joe Biden planned Wednesday to return the United States to the worldwide fight to slow global warming in one of his first official acts, and to immediately launch a series of climate-friendly efforts that would transform how Americans drive.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 15 min. ago

3Mbps uploads still fast enough for US homes, Ajit Pai says in final report

Pai's last report keeps 6-year-old broadband standard and gives ISPs high marks. Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says goodbye to members of a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee afters testifying during a hearing on June 16, 2020, in Washington,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

Monzo founder Tom Blomfield is departing the challenger bank and says he’s ‘struggled’ during the pandemic

Monzo founder Tom Blomfield is departing the U.K. challenger bank entirely at the end of the month, staff were informed earlier today. Blomfield held the role of CEO until May last year when he assumed the newly created title of president and resigne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Reddit"s Former CEO Is Now In the Forest-Planting Business

Terraformation, a startup led by Yishan Wong, former CEO of Reddit, is demonstrating an approach to reforest the planet quickly enough to fight climate change. Fast Company reports: Trees can play a key role in capturing carbon at scale -- by one est.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

Valve and Five PC Games Publishers Fined $9.4M for Illegal Geo-Blocking

A four-year antitrust investigation into PC games geo-blocking in the European Union by distribution platform Valve and five games publishers has led to fines totalling $9.4 million after the Commission confirmed today that the bloc's rules had been.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

Intel Outsources Core i3 To TSMC"s 5nm Process

TSMC is to start making Intel's Core i3 on its 5nm process in 2H21 says TrendForce. From a report: Market analyst Trendforce reports that foundry TSMC is to start making Intel's Core i3 process later in the year on a 5nm process. This follows Intel's.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 44 min. ago

It"s 2021, and scalpers are still buying up PS5 inventory for huge profits

Sony promised to deliver additional PlayStation 5 stock late last year ahead of the holidays but ultimately, the console remained next to impossible to find at retail......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 15 min. ago

Fintech startups and unicorns had a stellar Q4 2020

This morning, as America itself resets, let's take a moment to understand last year just a little bit better as we get into this new one. The fourth quarter of 2020 was as busy as you imagined, with super late-stage startups reaching new va.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 15 min. ago

Climate-related species extinction possibly mitigated by newly discovered effect

Changes in climate that occur over short periods of time influence biodiversity. For a realistic assessment of these effects, it is necessary to also consider previous temperature trends going far back into Earth's history. Researchers from the Unive.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 15 min. ago

Italian police find stolen copy of Leonardo "Salvator Mundi"

Italian police have recovered a 500-year-old copy of Leonardo da Vinci's 16th century "Salvator Mundi" painting of Jesus Christ that was stolen from a Naples church during the pandemic without the priests even realizing it was gone......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 15 min. ago

LG is considering leaving the smartphone business

LG shipped 6.5 million smartphones in Q3 2020, down 7.2 million compared to the same quarter a year earlier. With the group losing about 5 trillion won ($4.5 billion) across the last five years and holding just a two percent global market share, CEO.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Valve and five PC games publishers fined $9.4M for illegal geo-blocking

A four-year antitrust investigation into PC games geo-blocking in the European Union by distribution platform Valve and five games publishers has led to fines totalling €7.8 million (~$9.4M) after the Commission confirmed today that the bloc’.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Success is all about making social connections—or is it?

There's a common adage that knowing the right people holds the secret to wealth and success. The flip side of that, however, is reminiscent of the country song, "Friends in Low Places": Sometimes social connections can prove detrimental......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

Cereal crops fighting the climate chaos

Agriculture and climate experts have warned for some years that extreme climate events including severe droughts with frequent heatwaves drop the production of major staple food crops like wheat causing a severe threat to food security. Therefore, sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

World"s largest lakes reveal climate change trends

Sixteen years of remote sensing data reveals that in Earth's largest freshwater lakes, climate change influences carbon fixation trends......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago

COVID-19 increased energy insecurity among low-income Americans

Nearly 4.8 million low-income American households were unable to pay an energy bill last year, a problem that intensified during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Low-income Black and Hispanic households were especially vulnerable to energy.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 15 min. ago