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Taxes and caps on carbon work differently but calibrating them poses the same challenge

3 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Virtually everything most people on earth do these days involves, either directly or indirectly, the combustion of oil, gas and coal. Burning these fossil fuels is generating...
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Climate change the likely killer of Australian marsupial lion

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Scientists believe Thylacoleo carnifex was probably a victim of the drying out of Australia, which began about 350,000 years ago, rather than from the impact of humans.
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Novel Process Could Generate Cheaper, More Efficient Solar Power

Novel Process Could Generate Cheaper, More Efficient Solar Power

22 hours ago   |   R&D Magazine   |   2 articles

ArticleNew research could someday put solar heat-to-electricity generation in direct cost-competition with fossil fuels. Staff Author: Kenny Walter Topics: Energy
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3.7 Billion-Year-Old Fossils May Actually Be Just Rocks

3.7 Billion-Year-Old Fossils May Actually Be Just Rocks

23 hours ago   |   ExtremeTech   |   2 articles

The 3.7 billion-year-old structures found in Greenland certainly looked like they had a biological origin, but a new study casts doubt on the original claims.
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Spotify launches a dedicated app for Google's Wear OS

Spotify launches a dedicated app for Google's Wear OS

1 day ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   6 articles

Spotify has announced a new app for Wear OS. With the app, users can control music playback, as well as favourite tracks and take advantage of other features found on Spotify's...
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150-million-year old, piranha-like specimen is earliest known flesh-eating fish

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Researchers reporting in Current Biology on October 18 have described a remarkable new species of fish that lived in the sea about 150 million years ago in the time of the...
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How huge floods and complex infrastructure could have triggered ancient Angkor's demise

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   7 articles

A series of floods that hit the ancient city of Angkor would have overwhelmed and destroyed its vast water network, according to a new study that provides an explanation for...
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Oops: Researchers say 3.7 billion-year-old ‘fossils' are probably just rocks

Oops: Researchers say 3.7 billion-year-old ‘fossils' are probably just rocks

1 day ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

Hunting for fossils is a difficult business in the first place, but the challenge is multiplied the farther back in time you're searching. Finding bones from a dinosaur that...
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3.7-billion-year-old rock might not hold evidence of life after all

3.7-billion-year-old rock might not hold evidence of life after all

1 day ago   |   SlashGear   |   2 articles

A few years back some scientists found an ancient rock in Greenland that was about 3.7 billion years old. This ancient rock had roughly triangular-shaped objects inside it that...
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Oops: Researchers say 3.7 billion-year-old ‘fossils' are probably just rocks

Oops: Researchers say 3.7 billion-year-old ‘fossils' are probably just rocks

1 day ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

Hunting for fossils is a difficult business in the first place, but the challenge is multiplied the farther back in time you're searching. Finding bones from a dinosaur that...
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Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairs

Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairs

As the threat of data privacy regulation looms across the world, Facebook has hired former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as its global affairs and communications team... Read more ...

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that photos are disappearing off their...

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that photos are disappearing off their phones - and it may be an issue with other Pixel phones, too

Some Pixel 3 users are reporting that their phones aren't saving photos after taking them The issue has occurred on the original Pixel and Pixel 2 XL phones, too. There's no... Read more ...

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review - Blackout, Multiplayer, Zombies

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review - Blackout, Multiplayer, Zombies

As a continuation of the Black Ops subseries, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 both benefits from and is limited by its past. All three of its major modes-multiplayer, Zombies, and... Read more ...

EU watchdog waves through Microsoft's GitHub takeover

EU watchdog waves through Microsoft's GitHub takeover

EC says merged entity will 'continue to face significant competition' Read more ...

What to expect from Apple's October 30 event: New iPad Pro, Apple Pencil 2...

What to expect from Apple's October 30 event: New iPad Pro, Apple Pencil 2, new Macs

It's hard to remain unphased with Apple's traditinioally unpredictable event announcements.Merely a month or so after the big September event that gave us three new iPhones and... Read more ...

Fortnite Guide: Where To Dance On Clock Tower, Pink Tree, Porcelain Throne...

Fortnite Guide: Where To Dance On Clock Tower, Pink Tree, Porcelain Throne Location

One of Fortnite 's challenges for Season 6, Week 4 involves getting your dance on while being on top of a Clock Tower. By doing this you'll earn yourself some experience but... Read more ...

IPad Pro 2018: what to expect from the most disruptive iPad yet

IPad Pro 2018: what to expect from the most disruptive iPad yet

Apple has confirmed it. Well, not the new iPad Pros yet but an event that will be held on October 30. While the slogan is as open-ended as it can be, there will be groans and... Read more ...

New Khorne Champion on Dragon Available to Order from Forge World

New Khorne Champion on Dragon Available to Order from Forge World

*goes flipping through websites, looking for posts* *comes across the new Forge World pre-release* *blink* Umm... excuse me a minute. *gets up, walks out of the room, and... Read more ...

Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google app fees for Europe could add $40 to each Android

Google's shift to charging Android device-makers in Europe fees to include the Google Play store could add as much as $40 to the cost of each smartphone, leaked documents... Read more ...

Fallout 76 B.E.T.A now available to preload on Xbox One

Fallout 76 B.E.T.A now available to preload on Xbox One

It's time to break in the wasteland. As Fallout 76 prepares to kick off its first beta test session next week, those planning to participate on Xbox One can now get a jump on... Read more ...