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Researchers discover previously unknown gene that indirectly promotes photosynthesis in blue-green algae

Cyanobacteria—also called blue-green algae—are known as the "plants of the ocean" because they carry out photosynthesis on a gigantic scale, produce oxygen and extract the greenhouse gas CO2 from the environment. However, to do this they need add.....»»

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How do trees survive dry and hot summers? Leaf lifespan and growth recovery are key

Climate change has an effect on forests and trees. They suffer from heat waves and periods of drought. But although we see tree mortality increase as a result, much is still unknown about the underlying mechanisms......»»

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Astrophysicists solve mystery of heart-shaped feature on the surface of Pluto

The mystery of how Pluto got a giant heart-shaped feature on its surface has finally been solved by an international team of astrophysicists led by the University of Bern and members of the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) PlanetS. Th.....»»

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Microsoft 365 down for some, but issue appears limited in scope

DownDetector shows Microsoft 365 down for some, with issues first showing up in the early hours eastern time, with reports running around ten times higher than normal … more….....»»

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Apple versus Epic court battle continues, as iPhone maker denies violation

While the Supreme Court denied appeal requests from both Apple and Epic Games in the App Store case, that didn’t put an end to legal wrangling between the two companies. In January, Epic Games headed back to court to accuse Apple of failing to c.....»»

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iPhone 16 Pro camera could fix one of the biggest problems

The iPhone 16 Pro camera could see a small-sounding improvement which could turn out to fix what I see as one of the biggest problems with current and recent models: internal reflections. While iPhone cameras have gotten better with each generatio.....»»

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BlackMagic DaVinci Resolve Micro Color Panel halves the price and adds iPad slot

BlackMagic has long offered powerful hardware add-ons for video editors, but the four-figure pricing has been a barrier to many, with even the Micro Panel coming in at $895. The latest DaVinci Resolve Micro Color Panel comes close to halving the c.....»»

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Game Boy emulator now available on the iPhone following App Store rules change [update: gone]

Update: The app has now been removed from the App Store. Original story below. Apple changed the App Store rules last week to seemingly permit game emulators on the iPhone for the first time. Following that policy change, the first emulator app.....»»

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iPhone ‘iGBA’ emulator removed from App Store, but we aren’t sure why

Over the weekend, the first handheld console game emulator hit the App Store, following a relaxation in App Store Review Guidelines the week prior. Fast forward 24 hours and the app is gone, pulled from the App Store. However, we aren’t sure why.....»»

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NYT Connections answers today for April 15

Here are today's NYT Connections answers for April 15, alongside some hints on the groups that you'll need to guess......»»

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Here’s how iCloud’s free storage and upgrades compare to the competition

Apple first introduced iCloud at WWDC 2011, with Steve Jobs touting it as the best way to store documents, mail, backups, and more in the cloud. One thing that has infamously stayed the same since that 2011 launch: Apple gives you just 5GB of iCloud.....»»

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Taylor Swift uses Apple Music lyrics to share riddles about ‘The Tortured Poets Department’

Taylor Swift is about to release her newest album called “The Tortured Poets Department” on April 19. Last week, the singer had already partnered with Apple Music to release a series of playlists with a voice message from Taylor to promote her ne.....»»

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Apple argues in favor of selling Macs with only 8GB of RAM

With the launch of the M3 MacBook Pro last year, many reviewers and customers criticized the company for still selling premium computers with 8GB of RAM. At the time, Apple said that 8GB in a Mac is equivalent to having 16GB of RAM in a Windows PC. N.....»»

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AI is giving boost to crop improvement research

What is the role of artificial intelligence for crop improvement? Questions about artificial intelligence are becoming more pressing in every discipline. For crop improvement, AI provides a new lens to bridge science and practice, according to Jianmi.....»»

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Viewpoint: People or planet? Australia must invest in both for a sustainable future

Designed to support Australia's pathway to net zero, the government recently released its Sustainable Finance Strategy for consultation......»»

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Embedding First Nation knowledge and practices in primary/middle school mathematics and science

Authentic and sometimes confronting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content is helping the next generation of Australian teachers be more socially responsible and inclusive, say University of South Australia experts......»»

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Retention ponds can deliver a substantial reduction in tire particle pollution, study suggests

Retention ponds and wetlands constructed as part of major road schemes can reduce the quantities of tire particles entering the aquatic environment by an average of 75%, new research has shown......»»

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Study uncovers the role of soil microbes in forest ecosystems

Assessing the function of forest ecosystems requires a deep understanding of the mechanisms of soil nitrogen mineralization. A study conducted by a team of researchers has shed light on how soil N-cycling genes drive soil nitrogen mineralization duri.....»»

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A model to promote the coordination between environmental protection and agricultural development in Erhai Lake

Erhai Lake, covering 252 km2, located in Yunnan Province, is one of the seven largest freshwater lakes in China. However, over the last three decades, the lake has suffered pollution episodes. In order to solve this problem, the local government has.....»»

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Low-density polyethylene microplastics partially alleviate toxicological effects induced by Cd exposure in earthworms

Cadmium (Cd) can accumulate in the food chain, with serious impacts on human health and safety. Microplastics (MPs) such as low density polyethylene (LDPE) should be considered not only as a single pollutant but also as a carrier of other pollutants......»»

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