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  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2019

    'MILLIONS' PROTEST IN YOUTH-LED GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE

    Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was "only the...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 21, 2019

    HERCULEAN TASK AHEAD TO SHIELD NEW YORK FROM RISING WATERS

    New York is bracing for the rising sea levels that climate change will bring, and preparations have already begun-but the long-term...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    DAILY RAINFALL OVER SUMATRA LINKED TO LARGER ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENON

    Around the globe, communities are concerned with rain and storms. An area known as the "Maritime Continent," which includes major islands...

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    HURRICANE LORENA THREATENS MEXICO'S LOS CABOS RESORT

    Hurricane Lorena regained strength Friday as it closed in on Mexico's Baja California peninsula and the turquoise-water beaches of...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    LAB DEVELOPS NOVEL APPROACH TO STUDY SOUND RECOGNITION IN ACOUSTICALLY ORIENTING ANIMALS

    If you wander outside on these late summer nights, you might hear the din of calling songs from field crickets. Male crickets produce...

    Plants & Animals Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    CLIMATE CHANGE STUDY FINDS THAT MAPLE SYRUP SEASON MAY COME EARLIER

    Once winter nights dip below freezing and the days warm up above freezing sap begins to flow in sugar maples marking the start of the...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    STUDY: MANY TENNESSEANS ARE MISINFORMED ABOUT TORNADO PROTECTION

    More people die during tornadoes in the Southeast than anywhere else in the United States. And still, a lot of people have misconceptions...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    BEST PERFORMANCE OF ORGANIC MATERIAL FOR LITHIUM BATTERY ANODE USING MATERIALS INFORMATICS

    At JST Strategic Basic Research Programs, the research group led by associate professor Yuya Oaki and graduate student Hiromichi Numazawa...

    Science, Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    ENGINEERED BACTERIAL BIOFILMS IMMOBILIZING NANOPARTICLES ENABLE DIVERSE CATALYTIC APPLICATIONS

    Immobilization is considered a feasible strategy for addressing toxicity and nanomaterial pollution confronted by nano-catalysts in...

    Biochemistry Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    VIDEO: CAN GOOGLE HELP YOU GET THE STAINS OUT?

    Stained your shirt but don't have time for a spin cycle?

    Google
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    NASA FINDS A TINY TROPICAL STORM KIKO

    NASA's Terra satellite is one in a fleet of NASA satellites that provide data for research. Terra captured an image of Tropical Storm...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    WATER MAY BE SCARCE FOR NEW POWER PLANTS IN ASIA

    Climate change and over-tapped waterways could leave developing parts of Asia without enough water to cool power plants in the near...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    NASA CATCHES TROPICAL STORM TAPAH BY THE TAIL

    Tropical Storm Tapah has a huge "tail" on NASA satellite imagery. NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of the northwestern Pacific...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    NASA ESTIMATES IMELDA'S EXTREME RAINFALL

    NASA estimated extreme rainfall over eastern Texas from the remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda using a NASA satellite rainfall...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    TODAY'S FORECAST: HOW TO PREDICT CRUCIAL PLASMA PRESSURE IN FUTURE FUSION FACILITIES

    A key requirement for future facilities that aim to capture and control on Earth the fusion energy that drives the sun and stars is...

    Plasma Physics
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    NEW METHOD FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF NANO-STRUCTURED LIGHT FIELDS

    Structured laser light has already opened up various different applications: it allows for precise material machining, trapping, manipulating...

    Optics & Photonics
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    NASA ANALYZES RAINFALL RATES HURRICANE LORENA OVER MEXICO, AND MARIO NEARBY

    Two tropical cyclones are very close together near the coast of western Mexico. Hurricane Lorena was moving over the southern tip of...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    NASA DATA SHOWS HUMBERTO NOW POST-TROPICAL

    Satellite data has confirmed that Humberto, once a major hurricane is now a post-tropical cyclone. NASA's Terra Satellite provided...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    HURRICANE JERRY GETS ITS TEMPERATURE TAKEN BY NASA-NOAA SATELLITE

    NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the North Atlantic Ocean and used infrared light to obtain temperature information about...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Sep 20, 2019

    GREEK ARCHAEOLOGISTS UNCOVER RICHES OVERLOOKED BY ROBBERS

    Archaeologists in northern Greece have explored more than 200 new graves in a vast ancient cemetery that was plundered in antiquity...

    Archaeology & Fossils