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Culling gray squirrels not necessary for overall biodiversity, expert suggests

Life on Earth is facing the greatest rate of extinction in history—and humans are the disruptive force, according to a leading ecologist......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 27th, 2023

Piracy Shield Cloudflare Disaster Blocks Countless Sites, Fires Up Opposition

Experts warned that a radical site-blocking program without proper checks and balances would end badly in Italy. On Saturday, at least one Cloudflare IP address was added to the Piracy Shield anti-piracy system. According to an expert, that ended up.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Best Buy is blowing out Apple"s MacBook Pro (24GB RAM, 1TB SSD) at $1,399

Best Buy is crushing the competition with a record-breaking price drop on Apple's loaded MacBook Pro 13-inch with 24GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD.Both Silver and Space Gray color options are eligible for the $600 cash discount, with My Best Buy Plus member.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Worrying rumor suggests Samsung Galaxy S25 might be Exynos only

According to the rumors, it has been suggested that the Samsung Galaxy S25 could be exclusively using the Exynos chipset. The post Worrying rumor suggests Samsung Galaxy S25 might be Exynos only appeared first on Phandroid. Samsung’s Exy.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

The secret lives of roots: Tropical forest root systems are central to improving climate change predictions

International research co-authored by Joshua Fisher, associate professor in Chapman University's Schmid College of Science and Technology, suggests that studying root function in tropical forests could help vegetation models improve predictions of cl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 1st, 2024

Fewer fish, worse health: The climate effect

Over the next 25 years, reduced intake of marine food resources due to climate change will likely have a negative impact on the cardiovascular health of First Nations on Canada's Pacific coast, a new study suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Parents, wealth, race drive girls" chances to play sports

The likelihood that a girl will participate in high school sports in the United States is driven not so much by individual choice, new research suggests. Instead, decisions made by parents, the wealth of one's family and community, and racial dynamic.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

$30 doorbell cameras can be easily hijacked, says Consumer Reports

Models still widely available on e-commerce sites after issues reported. Enlarge / Consumer Reports' investigation suggests that, should this delivery person press and hold the bell button and then pair using Eken's app, he could.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

$30 doorbell cameras have multiple serious security flaws, says Consumer Reports

Models still widely available on e-commerce sites after issues reported. Enlarge / Consumer Reports' investigation suggests that, should this delivery person press and hold the bell button and then pair using Eken's app, he could.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

From edge of extinction to Australia"s croc "paradise"

If you want a snappy death, one expert's advice is to leap into a river near the Australian city of Darwin—within minutes, you'll be in the jaws of one of the hundreds of crocodiles that stalk its murky waters......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 29th, 2024

Overcrowding increases tree mortality, perhaps explaining higher biodiversity in tropical forests

When a tree is surrounded by many similar individuals, its mortality increases, which is probably caused by specialized pathogens or herbivores. This effect occurs in forests all over the world, but is more pronounced in rare tropical tree species, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

A liking for licking—sex and social status influence social grooming among free-ranging feral cattle in Hong Kong

Unique insights into the social lives of cattle revealed in a new study by scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) can enhance our understanding of animal behavior and welfare. The study suggests that sex and social status influence soci.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2024

New discovery suggests significant glacial retreat in West Antarctica began in 1940s

Among the vast expanse of Antarctica lies the Thwaites Glacier, the world's widest glacier measuring about 80 miles on the western edge of the continent. Despite its size, the massive landform is losing about 50 billion tons of ice more than it is re.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2024

Earthquakes impact forest resilience for decades post-event, research suggests

Earthquake effects are often thought of in terms of the human impact, be that fatalities or destruction to homes and infrastructure. However, the environmental toll can also be damaging, and new research, published in Nature Geoscience, suggests the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2024

There’s a New Theory About Where Dark Matter Is Hiding

An idea derived from string theory suggests that dark matter is hidden in an as-yet-unseen extra dimension. Scientists are racing to test the theory to see if it holds up......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2024

Extreme environments are coded into the genomes of the organisms that live there, research suggests

An organism's genome is a set of DNA instructions needed for its development, function and reproduction. The genome of a present-day organism contains information from its journey on an evolutionary path that starts with the "first universal common a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2024

TikTok expands integration with Apple Music and Spotify to more regions

TikTok last year introduced a new “Add to Music app” feature which, as the name suggests, lets users quickly save a song they’ve heard in a TikTok video to Apple Music, Spotify or even Amazon Music. While this feature was previously available t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2024

Can we drill for hydrogen? New find suggests additional geological source.

Problems at a chromium mine in Albania traced to nearly pure hydrogen in a fault. Enlarge / Mining operations start right at the edge of Bulqizë, Albania. (credit: Wikimedia Commons) “The search for geologic hydrogen.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2024

An increase in blood-sucking black flies is expected in Germany

Researchers from Goethe University Frankfurt and the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Center have modeled the spatial distributional patterns of black flies in Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saxony for the first.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2024

Assessment of China"s protected areas needs refining, study finds

The urgency of conserving biodiversity and natural habitats is critical worldwide. Balancing human needs with a growing recognition of the need to conserve and protect diversity is challenging. Despite positive progress, China's protected areas (PAs).....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2024

"Climate contrarianism" is down but not out, expert says

In 2011, Max Boykoff attended the 2011 Heartland Institute's Sixth International Conference on Climate Change in Washington, D.C., to better understand how the prominent conservative think tank was influencing the climate debate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2024