Frequent Heavy Rain Has Made California a Mudslide Hotspot
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by Audrey Gray
2d ago
Los Angeles saw 592 slides in one week, a reminder that excessive precipitation events set off more than flooding ..read more
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Is This New 50-Year Battery for Real?
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by Rhett Allain
3d ago
BetaVolt’s nuclear battery lasts for decades, but you won’t see one in your next iPhone—powering a mobile device would require a cell the size of a yak ..read more
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What Would Happen if Every American Got a Heat Pump
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by Matt Simon
3d ago
Getting these climate superheroes into more US homes would massively cut emissions, and it would be cost-effective. Here’s how the revolution would play out ..read more
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A New Startup Wants to Turn the Sugar You Eat Into Fiber
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by Emily Mullin
3d ago
Americans eat too much sugar. Food tech company Zya is developing a substance to add to sweet foods that can convert some of that sugar into fiber in the digestive system ..read more
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Neuralink’s First Brain Implant Is Working. Elon Musk’s Transparency Isn’t
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by Emily Mullin
5d ago
Elon Musk says Neuralink’s first human trial subject can control a computer mouse with their brain, but some researchers are frustrated by a lack of information about the study ..read more
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Forget Carbon Offsets. The Planet Needs Carbon Removal Credits
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by Stephen Armstrong
5d ago
The carbon removal market is fast growing, with an array of different removal methods available to businesses keen to mitigate their environmental impact ..read more
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Measles Strikes a Florida Elementary School With Over 100 Unvaccinated Kids
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by Beth Mole, Ars Technica
5d ago
Nearly 11 percent of the students aren't fully immunized, prompting concerns of broader infection ..read more
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Metal Prices Are Soaring. So Is Metal Theft
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by Chris Baraniuk
6d ago
It’s a multi-billion-dollar global problem, and in a rapidly electrifying world, the profits—and ease—of stealing metals is only going to increase ..read more
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Los Angeles Just Proved How Spongy a City Can Be
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by Matt Simon
1w ago
As relentless rains pounded LA, the city’s “sponge” infrastructure helped gather 8.6 billion gallons of water—enough to sustain over 100,000 households for a year ..read more
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Tech Still Isn’t Doing Enough to Care for the Environment
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by Stephen Armstrong
1w ago
Priscilla Chomba-Kinywa, CTO of Greenpeace, says technology firms must shape up—and consumers and business clients should walk away if they don’t ..read more
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