THAD draws on contours of nearby mountains for national park visitor centre

Spiralling tiled roofs informed by the contours of the surrounding mountains cover the Jiuzhai Valley Visitor Centre in Sichuan Province, China, designed by The Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tsinghua University. Read more Sp.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenNov 6th, 2022

Why does my dog eat grass? And when is it not safe for them?

Have you ever wondered why your dog is eating your beautifully cropped lawn or nibbling at the grass at the dog park?.....»»

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

Researchers uncover reasons to rethink how mountains are built

A study led by Colorado State University suggests that the answers to how and why mountains form are buried deeper than once thought......»»

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AI-based technique capable of determining the monomeric sequence of a polymer, for plastic recycling

The National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) has developed an AI-based mass spectrometric technique capable of determining the monomeric sequence of a polymer. This technique may be useful in gaining a deeper understanding of basic polymeric s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 12 min. ago

Analysis of lightweight nuclei from gold ion collisions offers insight into primordial matter phase changes

Physicists analyzing data from gold ion smashups at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility for nuclear physics research at DOE's Brookhaven National Laboratory, are searching for.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 12 min. ago

Apple denies spying on Russia for the US

Apple flat-out denies the claim by Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) that it made backdoors into iOS that let American spies surveil officials and civilians in the country.Apple Park is a circle, not a spy ringThe FSB's unclear allegation is th.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News18 hr. 12 min. ago

"Swimming in plastic": Greek fishermen fight pollution

The fish market of Keratsini, west of Athens, is abuzz in the early morning, with trawlers disgorging crates of sardines and anchovies as trucks await nearby to be loaded......»»

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Taiwan tribe despairs as drought shrinks bamboo crop

Hacking at a bamboo plant with a machete, Avayi Vayayana peels back the shoot's stiff bark as he scans southern Taiwan's mountains, anxious for more of the money-making crop his Indigenous tribe increasingly struggles to find......»»

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Mystery of the desert: The lost cities of the Nigerien Sahara

A long trek across the desert of northeastern Niger brings the visitor to one of the most astonishing and rewarding sights in the Sahel: fortified villages of salt and clay perched on rocks with the Saharan sands laying siege below......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 12 min. ago

Accelerating nanoscale X-ray imaging of integrated circuits with machine learning

Researchers from MIT and Argonne National Laboratory have developed a machine learning technique that could greatly accelerate the process of nanoscale X-ray imaging of integrated circuits, potentially revolutionizing the way we manufacture and test.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

National Eating Disorders Association takes its AI chatbot offline after complaints of "harmful" advice

An eating disorder prevention organization said it had to take its AI-powered chatbot offline after some complained the tool began offering "harmful" and "unrelated" advice to those coming to it for support......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Japan reports warmest spring on record

Japan experienced its warmest spring on record this year, the national weather agency said Thursday, as greenhouse gasses and El Nino send temperatures soaring worldwide......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Russia claims Apple is helping US spy on thousands of iPhone users

Russia says that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been spying on Russian officials and civilians using iPhone backdoor vulnerabilities created for the US by Apple.Moscow, RussiaThe NSA has previously tried to get public opinion on its side as i.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

"How do we know what we don"t know?": Scientists completely define the process of methylation

UNSW Sydney researchers, for the first time, have completely defined the essential cellular process known as methylation. In a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the landmark study emphasizes the essential role me.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 1st, 2023

Study leads to milestone advances in understanding lethal bronzing of palm trees

Palm trees infected with lethal bronzing disease emit signals that warn nearby healthy palms of the threat. Those healthy palms produce their own defense that University of Florida scientists one day hope to harness to protect palms against the disea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Leveling up scanning electron microscope measurements for chip manufacturing

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and KLA Corporation, a provider of inspection and measurement systems for the semiconductor and related industries, have improved the accuracy of scanning electron microscope.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Honda, Acura well positioned in 2023, says American Honda"s Mamadou Diallo

Mamadou Diallo, American Honda Co.'s executive vice president of national operations, says Honda is on track to hit sales of 1.2 million in 2023 and Acura is aiming for 160,000 sales......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Biden withdraws nomination of official to head U.S. auto safety agency

The White House said on Tuesday that President Joe Biden is withdrawing the nomination of the acting head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the job......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 31st, 2023

Study argues "girly economics" data necessary for full picture of economy, equitable policy

Any parent can tell you that work doesn't stop when you leave the office and go home. Yet national and international economic statistics only consider the work that happens "at the market," or outside the homeā€”not caring for children, cooking, clea.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 30th, 2023

Dallas airport will demo this cute little mobile EV charging robot

Instead of making the EVs park by a charger, this charger can come to the EV. Enlarge / Ziggy is a battery-powered EV charger on wheels that can come visit individual parking spaces to recharge EVs where they park. (credit: EV Sa.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 30th, 2023

A closer look at galaxy M64"s outer disk shows that it came from a smaller dwarf galaxy

An international team of astronomers, astrophysicists and cosmologists, has found evidence of galaxy M64's outer disk originating from a smaller, nearby, dwarf galaxy. The team has written a paper describing their findings that has been accepted for.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 30th, 2023