Forest fires are used to be beneficial. How did they get to hell?

When the first people arrived in North America, they harnessed the benefits of small, periodic fires by setting up their own fires to make the ecosystem more productive. But with the Europeans, and then the spread of housing and industry across Western countries, came the concept of putting out fires: to protect lives and property,… Continue reading Forest fires are used to be beneficial. How did they get to hell?

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The next big challenge for lunar astronauts? moon dust

NASA and As private space companies prepare to send equipment – and eventually astronauts – to the moon, they face an almost invisible threat to any future lunar outpost: tiny particles of dust. Earth’s lunar rocks, known as regolith, drill tampons and other precision instruments, are so sharp that they scratch spacesuits. Since dust absorbs… Continue reading The next big challenge for lunar astronauts? moon dust

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Want to reduce carbon emissions? Start with these power stations

looks the world At the same time, fires and floods are raging, and the latest expert report suggests we are almost out of time to avoid more severe climate change. All of this should make us look for ways to reduce carbon emissions as quickly and economically as possible. Some good news in this regard… Continue reading Want to reduce carbon emissions? Start with these power stations

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Number of animals and use zero. How far does the number sense go?

One explanation for the same neural framework that develops in such different minds is simply that it is an efficient solution to a common computational problem. “It’s actually sexy, because it suggests it’s the best way,” said Avargis-Weber. There may be physical or other internal constraints on how the brain processes zero and other numbers.… Continue reading Number of animals and use zero. How far does the number sense go?

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If you want to tackle climate change, start with methane

Monday , The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has dropped a landmark report on the state of the planet, which — spoiler alert — doesn’t look good. The basis of the evaluation is carbon dioxide, but he also called carbon dioxide2Lesser known brother: methane. Concentrations of this greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, which… Continue reading If you want to tackle climate change, start with methane

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Can you recycle a hard drive? Google is trying to find out

In 2019, these stakeholders published a report outlining a range of potential strategies, including wiping and reusing entire hard drives, removing and reusing magnetic assemblies, grinding old hard drive magnets, using the powder to manufacture new ones, and extracting rare-earth elements from Torn engines. Each of these strategies has its own challenges – removing magnet… Continue reading Can you recycle a hard drive? Google is trying to find out

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Apple defends its new anti-child abuse technology against privacy concerns | World Weekly

Following this week’s announcement, some experts believe Apple will soon announce that iCloud will be encrypted. If iCloud is encrypted but the company can still identify child abuse material, pass evidence to law enforcement, and suspend the perpetrator, that could ease some political pressure on Apple executives. won’t relieve everyone Pressure: Most of the same… Continue reading Apple defends its new anti-child abuse technology against privacy concerns

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Even small volcanic eruptions can create global chaos | World Weekly

in spring 2010, Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland kabomedSending a cloud of ash into European airspace. The resulting disruption to air travel (ash + engines = bad) was the largest on the continent since World War II, costing an estimated $5 billion. However, the collapse of Eyjafjallajökull . was Moderate, as classified by volcanologists. Its “volcanic… Continue reading Even small volcanic eruptions can create global chaos

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Covid-19 Vaccination Guide: Why it’s safe, where to go, and what to expect | World Weekly

Vaccination sites allow you to make an appointment so you can be sure you don’t have to wait too long when you arrive. Now that vaccines are widely available, it’s okay to go in without an appointment. It’s not guaranteed that they’ll have space, so if you want to make sure you won’t wait too… Continue reading Covid-19 Vaccination Guide: Why it’s safe, where to go, and what to expect

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Stop giving boosters until more parts of the world are vaccinated, says WHO | World Weekly

The World Health Organization’s latest intervention comes as a number of countries have begun introducing or considering booster doses. Israel began giving the third shots last month, and France, Germany and the United Arab Emirates have all announced plans to start a booster programme. Others, such as the United Kingdom and the United States, are… Continue reading Stop giving boosters until more parts of the world are vaccinated, says WHO

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The $1 trillion infrastructure bill is a small step toward the US network we need | World Weekly

Any effective plan to tackle climate change relies on a basic technology: long wires strung through tall towers. The United States needs to add hundreds of thousands of miles of transmission lines in the coming decades to weave fragmented regional energy systems together into an interconnected network capable of supporting a massive influx of renewables.… Continue reading The $1 trillion infrastructure bill is a small step toward the US network we need

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What rat empathy might reveal about human empathy | World Weekly

Bartal expected to see this activity in rescued mice, because human empathy appears in these areas. But she was surprised that even those he did not do Rescue of cage mates showed neurological effects. “The rats are actually dealing with the fact that there’s a rat in distress — and it’s trapped, and it’s unhappy,”… Continue reading What rat empathy might reveal about human empathy

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What you need to know about New York City’s new vaccine guide | World Weekly

The broader plan also includes vaccine incentives such as $100 discount cards. “The goal here is to convince everyone that this is the right time,” de Blasio said. How will it work: To watch a Broadway show, eat indoors at a restaurant, or use the gym, you will need to prove that you have received… Continue reading What you need to know about New York City’s new vaccine guide

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Search for a job? Here’s how to write a resume that AI loves. | World Weekly

With AI-powered job matching, games and interview platforms, companies are relying more and more on AI to simplify the hiring process. But some job seekers are frustrated and these technologies are misunderstood. Malika Defoe is a student at HOPE, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit that provides job training. Devaux is looking for a job, and we asked… Continue reading Search for a job? Here’s how to write a resume that AI loves.

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