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Illinois residents value strategies to improve water quality

Illinois residents value efforts to reduce watershed pollution, and they are willing to pay for environmental improvements, according to a new study from agricultural economists at the University of Illinois......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 14th, 2021

NHTSA received complaints concerning Ford tailgate recall

The original recall covered 300,000 2017-20 Super Duty pickups. The defect was caused by water entering the electrical wiring system......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

Land deals meant to improve food security may have hurt

Large-scale land acquisitions by foreign investors, intended to improve global food security, had little to no benefit, increasing crop production in some areas while simultaneously threatening local food security in others, according to researchers.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

Unlocking "the shape of water" in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

New high-resolution structures of the bacterial ribosome determined by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago show that a single water molecule may be the cause—and possible solution—of antibiotic resistance......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

Testing the waters: Analyzing different solid states of water on other planets and moons

Just like on Earth, water on other planets, satellites, and even comets comes in a variety of forms depending on multiple factors such as pressure and temperature. Aside from the gaseous, liquid, and solid states we are accustomed to, water can form.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

SANS and AWS Marketplace Webinar: Learn to improve your Cloud Threat Intelligence program through cloud-specific data sources

How to build an effective Cloud Threat Intelligence program in the AWS Cloud You’re Invited! SANS and AWS Marketplace will discuss CTI detection and prevention metrics, finding effective intelligence data feeds and sour.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Uppbeat launches a freemium music platform aimed at YouTubers

A new music platform, Uppbeat, aims to make it easier for YouTubers and other content creators to find quality free music to use in their videos. The system, which is designed to navigate the complexities of copyright claims while also fairly compens.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

New tool removes chemotherapy drugs from water systems

'What goes in, must come out' is a familiar refrain. It is especially pertinent to the challenges facing UBC researchers who are investigating methods to remove chemicals and pharmaceuticals from public water systems......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Fishing out the bad apples: Novel quantitative method to assess the safety of food

Consumers of purchased foods have no way of ascertaining the quality and safety of the food that existing distribution systems deliver to their plates. Unfortunately, inappropriate refrigeration can sometimes lead to food spoilage, which is often dif.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

Forests go into growth "overdrive" to recover from drought

One in 12 people could face severe drought every year by 2100, according to a recent study. And water stored on two-thirds of the Earth's land surface will shrink as the climate warms. As plant ecologists, we're concerned with what that means for for.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

The Ongoing Collapse of the World"s Aquifers

When humans over-exploit underground water supplies, the ground collapses like a huge empty water bottles. It's called subsidence, and it could affect 1.6 billion people by 2040......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

How drain flies dodge a washout

The survival of pesky little flies in showers and other wet areas around the house, impervious to water droplets that may be larger than they are, comes down to more than quick reflexes. The insects have evolved a unique coating of hairs that allows.....»»

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

CES 2021: Smart sport kit put to the test

Can a virtual reality cricket bat and bluetooth-connected baseball improve your form?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJan 19th, 2021

New mathematical model: How dangerous bacteria form colonies

It can be observed every time you take a shower: Small droplets of water join together to form larger and larger drops—until they are so heavy that they run down the wall. Scientists call this daily-life phenomenon coalescence—which surprisingly.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

At-home F&I can be tough, but success stories exist

Finance and insurance is difficult to translate to a home environment, retail experts say. Here are a few strategies for success......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 18th, 2021

Estimated Cost of Poor Software Quality in the U.S. in 2020: $2.1 Trillion

TechRepublic shares a remarkable calculation by the not-for-profit IT leadership group the Consortium for Information and Software Security: CISQ's 2020 report, The Cost of Poor Software Quality in the U.S., looked at the financial impact of softwar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2021

Ford delays some Mustang Mach-E deliveries up to 8 weeks

The automaker is holding onto "several hundred" Mustang Mach-E crossovers to perform additional quality checks that could delay delivery to customers in the U.S. and Canada by up to 8 weeks......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

The local politics of AirBNB’s ban on DC rentals

Traumatized residents, city officials fear a repeat of January 6 insurrection. Enlarge / Airbnb said it will refund guests who had booked stays in Washington next week and reimburse hosts for lost income. (credit: Bonnie Jo Mount | Washington Po.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

Seagrass "Neptune Balls" Sieve Millions of Plastic Particles From Water, Study Finds

Underwater seagrass in coastal areas appear to trap plastic pollution in natural bundles of fiber known as "Neptune balls," researchers have found. The Guardian reports: With no help from humans, the swaying plants -- anchored to shallow seabeds -- m.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021

The best free video-editing software for 2021

It shouldn't cost you a whole paycheck to edit quality videos. Here are some great free software options......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 16th, 2021