PopMuse: Science http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Heat Goes On: Last Month Was the Second Warmest October on Record http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AllDiscovermagazinecomContent/~3/QvnbtHTPDMQ/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AllDiscovermagazinecomContent/~3/QvnbtHTPDMQ/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 06:16:46 UTC All DiscoverMagazine.com content As rising floodwaters assault Venice, there's now an 85% chance that 2019 will come in as second warmest year This anomaly map shows how temperatures departed last month from the long-term average. (Note: The temperature scale is in Celsius. Source: NASA GISS) Two U.S. agencies have now released their global warming report cards for last month, and they both show the same depressing grade: Of the 139 Octobers since 1880, last month was the second warmest on record. A third analysis, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Climate Change Is So Real There’s A New Pokémon Based On Dead Coral https://www.huffpost.com/entry/corsola-dead-coral-pokemon-sword-and-shield_n_5dd34b8ce4b082dae812ee71 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/corsola-dead-coral-pokemon-sword-and-shield_n_5dd34b8ce4b082dae812ee71 Tue, 19 Nov 2019 03:19:35 UTC Science News, Discoveries and Breakthrough Scientific Research - HuffPost Science The latest generation of Corsola in Pok�mon Sword and Shield is a "ghost" type that was "wiped out" due to sudden climate change. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Can pro-vaccine bills save us from ourselves?   https://www.popsci.com/story/health/disease-outbreaks-vaccine-legislature/ https://www.popsci.com/story/health/disease-outbreaks-vaccine-legislature/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:00:35 UTC Nicole Wetsman at Popular Science | RSS Disease outbreaks are often closely followed by new proposed laws that make those exemptions harder to get, according to a new analysis published today in the journal *JAMA Pediatrics*. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Improving autonomous autos by having them guess which humans are selfish https://arstechnica.com/?p=1603679 https://arstechnica.com/?p=1603679 Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:59:34 UTC John Timmer at Science – Ars Technica Estimating whether fellow drivers are selfish or altruistic makes a big difference. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Five advanced Safari tips to level up your browsing https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/safari-tips/ https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/safari-tips/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 22:34:02 UTC David Nield at Popular Science | RSS Safari just keeps getting better: The default browser for Apple’s operating systems adds new features every year, so you could be missing out on some cool functionality if you’re not up to speed with everything it can do. See how many of these power user tips make a difference to your productivity in Apple’s web browser. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Challenges Scientists Face While Working In The Arctic Ocean https://www.npr.org/2019/11/18/780563075/the-challenges-scientists-face-while-working-in-the-arctic-ocean?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science https://www.npr.org/2019/11/18/780563075/the-challenges-scientists-face-while-working-in-the-arctic-ocean?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=science Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:19:00 UTC Ravenna Koenig at Science : NPR The Arctic Ocean is a stunning place that not many get the chance to see. But if you're a scientist there to do field work, that beauty comes with some pretty unique challenges. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ 'Possibility of life': scientists map Saturn's exotic moon Titan http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/scienceNews/~3/mWASP0h2Sg8/possibility-of-life-scientists-map-saturns-exotic-moon-titan-idUSKBN1XS2H2 http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/scienceNews/~3/mWASP0h2Sg8/possibility-of-life-scientists-map-saturns-exotic-moon-titan-idUSKBN1XS2H2 Mon, 18 Nov 2019 21:18:08 UTC Reuters: Science News Scientists on Monday unveiled the first global geological map of Saturn's moon Titan including vast plains and dunes of frozen organic material and lakes of liquid methane, illuminating an exotic world considered a strong candidate in the search for life beyond Earth. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Janette Sherman, Public Health Activist, Dies https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/janette-sherman--public-health-activist--dies-66745 https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/janette-sherman--public-health-activist--dies-66745 Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:31:31 UTC The Scientist RSS The physician, toxicologist, and expert witness drew attention to health issues caused by radiation and toxic chemicals. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The sun can help break down ocean plastic, but there’s a catch https://www.popsci.com/story/environment/ocean-plastic-sunlight/ https://www.popsci.com/story/environment/ocean-plastic-sunlight/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:30:29 UTC Sara Kiley Watson at Popular Science | RSS A recent study in the Journal of Hazardous Materials found that when four different types of post-consumer microplastics collected from the waters of the North Pacific Gyre were placed under a solar simulator, they dissolved into organic carbon. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ford’s all-electric Mustang Mach-E is available for preorder and it’s bringing lots of options https://www.popsci.com/story/technology/ford-mustang-mach-e-electric-vehicle/ https://www.popsci.com/story/technology/ford-mustang-mach-e-electric-vehicle/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:25:29 UTC Stan Horaczek at Popular Science | RSS It can go up to 300 miles on a charge or do 0-60 mph in under four seconds. But, there are lots of options from which to choose. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/