Science News #015

Today’s Science News will focus on SARS-CoV-2 and climate change; we’ll learn about a new development regarding the acceptance of Covid-19 vaccines, a new development on the origin of the virus and transmission as well as the impact climate change has on pathogens. Lastly, a note on this important topic as well. Article 1: Study„Science News #015“ weiterlesen

Science News #013

In Today’s Science News, we learn about the Sixth Assessment Report of the IPCC, how CRISPR may have the key for a cure of HIV and the toll air pollution has on tropical cities. Article 1: IPCC’s starkest message yet: extreme steps needed to avert climate disaster Nature date: 5th April, 2022Et-Date: 10th April, 2022Summary:„Science News #013“ weiterlesen

Science News #012

In Today’s Science News, we will learn about a new development in quantum technology; that our ancestors who lived over 100,000 years ago had a higher cognitive intelligence and how to recognize predatory publishers. (Important Addendum added) Article 1: Researchers set record by preserving quantum states for more than 5 seconds SD-Date: 2nd February, 2022Et-Date:„Science News #012“ weiterlesen

A Future Prospect – Humanity’s Potential

In this entry, I do not try to predict what may occur within our lifetime or even in the future several generations from now. It’s about a possible optimistic path humanity as a whole can take by solving our current problems which solutions we already have. The 2020s have just begun; doom and gloom scenarios„A Future Prospect – Humanity’s Potential“ weiterlesen

Results of COP26, the Importance of Reducing Co2 and on the Future

Last week on Friday ended the climate conference in the UK. Here are the results summarized, as well as a steady reminder on the effect each tonne of Co2 has on the planet’s climate. We close the entry by talking about the future of cooperation and aid. Summary of COP26 Nearly 200 countries participated in„Results of COP26, the Importance of Reducing Co2 and on the Future“ weiterlesen

G20 Summit & COP26 – The UN Climate Change Conference

Today, the 26th UN Climate Change Conference begins. However, the leader of Russia – Vladimir Putin – and the leader of China – Xi Jinping – do not attend. I summarized the results of the G20 summit before moving on to the Climate Change Conference. The first being not very conclusive about the climate. The„G20 Summit & COP26 – The UN Climate Change Conference“ weiterlesen

Science News #009

In today’s science news, we learn about the impact air quality has on office employee’s performance, the worsening vital signs of our planet and approaches to combat it, and finally how we benefit from a living fossil that lives in the waters of Michigan. Article Nr. 1: Office air quality may affect employees’ cognition, productivity„Science News #009“ weiterlesen

Climate Change – The Time to Act is Now!

The recently released IPCC report confirmed once more what a vast majority of scientists already have warned about for decades: human-made climate change. From more droughts in drier regions to floods in wetter regions, sea level rising due to the melting of glaciers and polar ice caps and increased hot weather extremes such as heatwaves„Climate Change – The Time to Act is Now!“ weiterlesen

Science News #001

Traces of an Ancient Rainforest in Antarctica? An interesting discovery was made in the Antarctic, after a team from the UK (Imperial College London) and Germany (Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research) analysed preserved roots, pollen and spors from the Cretaceous period (145.5 million years ago to 66 million years ago).„Science News #001“ weiterlesen