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A close look at forest fire smoke yields new clues about air pollution

With samples taken from an airplane and given an unprecedented level of offline analysis, Yale researchers have produced a highly detailed look at the chemical make-up and transformations of an evolving plume of forest fire smoke—findings that coul.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 14th, 2021

Ancient indigenous New Mexican community knew how to sustainably coexist with wildfire

Wildfires are the enemy when they threaten homes in California and elsewhere. But a new study led by SMU suggests that people living in fire-prone places can learn to manage fire as an ally to prevent dangerous blazes, just like people who lived near.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7, Amazon Fire 10 get huge discounts – save up to $70

Save up to $70 on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 and Amazon Fire HD 10 with these limited time only discounts.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 27 min. ago

Feral colonies provide clues for enhancing honey bee tolerance to pathogens

Understanding the genetic and environmental factors that enable some feral honey bee colonies to tolerate pathogens and survive the winter in the absence of beekeeping management may help lead to breeding stocks that would enhance survival of managed.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 27 min. ago

Fornax A galaxy investigated with AstroSat

Using the AstroSat spacecraft, Indian astronomers have performed an imaging and spectroscopic study of the Fornax A galaxy. Results of the study, published January 13 on the arXiv preprint server, provide more clues on the properties of the galaxy an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 27 min. ago

Scientists fire volcanic missiles to help Auckland prepare for threats

University of Canterbury scientists are unleashing volcanic ballistics onto Kiwi roofs hoping to help Aucklanders understand and manage their volcanic hazards......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 27 min. ago

Amazon Fire Tablet, new Apple iPad on sale today — save up to 25%

Take up to 25% off the Apple iPad 10.2 and the Fire HD 8 Plus tablet today at Amazon while stocks last......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Quantum communication demonstrated by two hovering drones

The groundwork is being laid for the quantum internet -- up in the air, at least. Here's what researchers at a Chinese university recently pulled off......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 28 min. ago

Reducing air pollution "could prevent 50,000 EU deaths"

Limiting air pollution to levels recommended by the World Health Organization could prevent more than 50,000 deaths in Europe annually, according to research published Wednesday that called for urgent action......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 55 min. ago

Unimicron to further boost ABF substrate capacity

PCB maker Unimicron Technology is likely to rebuild and transfer its fire-damaged BT substrate plant in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, to the production of ABF substrates, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 55 min. ago

NASA likely to redo hot-fire test of its Space Launch System core stage

Of 23 test objectives, full data was received for 15 of them. Enlarge / At 4:27pm central time on Saturday, the SLS rocket core stage ignited its four RS-25 engines at NASA's Stennis Space Center. The test was to last up to eight minutes. (credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

Today’s best tech deals: Lots of Switch games, Fire HD tablets, and more

Dealmaster also has deals on Hitman 3, Roomba vaccuums, and the iPad Air. Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster includes a number of discounts on first-party Nintendo Switch games. While most of the deals don't reach the lowest pri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

Certification Program Aims to Close Skills Gap in Renewable Energy

The program will be based on the popular IEEE distributed energy resources interconnection standard .entry-content .tisubhead { color: #999999; font-family: verdana; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; letter-spacing: 1px;.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

To Close the Digital Divide, the FCC Must Redefine Broadband Speeds

Dating from 2015, the agency’s definition of broadband is much too slow Illustration: Dan Page The coronavirus pandemic has brought the broadband gap in the United States into stark relief—5.6 percent of the populat.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

The best PC fans for 2021

The best PC fans are quiet, look good, and move plenty of air. All of our favorite fans will do a great job of keeping your PC cool while staying whisper quiet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

New clues help explain why PFAS chemicals resist remediation

The synthetic chemicals known as PFAS, short for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are found in soil and groundwater where they have accumulated, posing risks to human health ranging from respiratory problems to cancer......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

A new carbon budget framework provides a clearer view of our climate deadlines

Just how close are the world's countries to achieving the Paris Agreement target of keeping climate change limited to a 1.5°C increase above pre-industrial levels?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

A little friction goes a long way toward stronger nanotube fibers

Carbon nanotube fibers are not nearly as strong as the nanotubes they contain, but Rice University researchers are working to close the gap......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

WeChat advances e-commerce goals with $250B in transactions

WeChat continues to advance its shopping ambitions as the social networking app turns 10 years old. The Chinese messenger facilitated 1.6 trillion yuan (close to $250 billion) in annual transactions through its “mini programs,” third-part.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Why you should desex your cat before puberty

New research finds Australia is doing well in the desexing arena. But the age of desexing needs to be brought forward from six months to four months to close a "pregnancy gap" and prevent unwanted litters of kittens......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Engineers create "smart" aerogel that turns air into drinking water

Some say future wars will be fought over water, and a billion people around the world are already struggling to find enough water to live. Now, researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created a substance that extracts water fro.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021