Suburban backyard home to more than 1,000 species

Suburban backyard home to more than 1,000 species

A challenge among three housemates to identify species around their inner-Brisbane home has resulted in an academic research paper, showcasing the rich biodiversity in urban landscapes.  Journal/conference: Ecology Link to research (DOI): 10.1002/ecy.4225 Organisation/s: The University of Queensland Media release From: The University of Queensland A challenge among three housemates to identify species around their …

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Transforming waste into strength: Graphene trend in concrete recycling

Transforming waste into strength: Graphene trend in concrete recycling

Amid the rubble of large-scale earthquake, war or other disaster – and as ageing buildings and infrastructure are replaced – mountains of concrete are often taken to landfill or pounded into rubble for roads. For a more sustainable approach, Flinders University and The University of Melbourne experts are developing a ‘value add’ for old broken …

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Even small amounts of physical activity could be valuable in late-stage lung cancer

Even small amounts of physical activity could be valuable in late-stage lung cancer

New research has found less than five minutes of daily physical activity could be linked with prolonged life in people living with inoperable forms of lung disease. Journal/conference: Journal of Clinical Medicine Link to research (DOI): 10.3390/jcm12237346 Organisation/s: Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, University of South Australia Funder: V.C. was funded by the Cancer Council Western …

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Coral reefs in peril from record-breaking ocean heat

Coral reefs in peril from record-breaking ocean heat

Record breaking marine heatwaves will cause devastating mass coral bleaching worldwide in the next few years, according to a University of Queensland coral reef scientist. Journal/conference: Science Link to research (DOI): 10.1126/science.adk4532 Organisation/s: The University of Queensland, James Cook University Media release From: The University of Queensland Record breaking marine heatwaves will cause devastating mass …

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Decades of data show warming and acidification of Atlantic Ocean

Decades of data show warming and acidification of Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean near Bermuda is now warmer and more acidic than it was 40 years ago, according to international researchers who have been monitoring the area since the late 1980s. Researchers have been collecting monthly data at a site 80 kilometres southeast of Bermuda since 1988, and say the surface ocean in the region …

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Former Trump comms director tells his ‘redemption story’ in new book to help others overcome addiction

Former Trump comms director tells his ‘redemption story’ in new book to help others overcome addiction

EXCLUSIVE: Former 2020 Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh said working for the former president was “the highest honor” of his career, while telling his “redemption story” in the hopes of helping others to overcome addiction. Murtaugh, a political consultant who has served on numerous national political committees and campaigns, is rolling out a new …

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Fairphone 5 earns a perfect repairability score from iFixit

Fairphone 5 earns a perfect repairability score from iFixit

What you need to know The Fairphone 5 is the latest smartphone from Fairphone, a company that designs with repairability in mind.  Despite splitting the phone’s main board into two parts, the Fairphone 5 still earned a perfect repairability score from iFixit.  There are new improvements to the Fairphone design, too, like individually-replaceable cameras.  iFixit …

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GOP rep introduces resolution condemning UN for calling on Americans to stop eating meat

GOP rep introduces resolution condemning UN for calling on Americans to stop eating meat

FIRST ON FOX: Rep. Mike Flood, R-Neb., is planning to introduce a resolution this week condemning all United Nations recommendations that the U.S. lower its meat consumption to reduce carbon emissions and fight global warming. Flood is planning to formally introduce the resolution Monday amid the ongoing U.N. COP28 climate change conference in Dubai, United …

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Fairphone 5 earns a perfect repairability score from iFixit

Google Pixel Tablet 2: Specs, rumors, and what we want to see

Back in 2022, Google made the surprise announcement that it was getting back into the tablet game with the Pixel Tablet. After it was finally released in 2023, the Pixel Tablet offered a similar yet different experience compared to much of the competition. Even still, we’re always looking to the future, and this is the …

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WH Security Council’s John Kirby mocks Putin re-election campaign

WH Security Council’s John Kirby mocks Putin re-election campaign

National Security Council Spokesman John Kirby mocked the upcoming Russian presidential election while speaking with the press aboard Air Force One. Kirby, answering questions from the press, was asked for comment on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement he was running to retain his office. “Well, that’s going to be one humdinger of a horse race, …

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U.S. vetoes Gaza cease-fire resolution

U.S. vetoes Gaza cease-fire resolution

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