Hyperspectral sensing and AI pave new path for monitoring soil carbon

Journal Reference: Sheng Wang, Kaiyu Guan, Chenhui Zhang, DoKyoung Lee, Andrew J. Margenot, Yufeng Ge, Jian Peng, Wang Zhou, Qu Zhou, Yizhi Huang. Using soil library hyperspectral reflectance and machine learning to predict soil organic carbon: Assessing potential of airborne and spaceborne optical soil sensing. Remote Sensing of Environment, 2022; 271: 112914 DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2022.112914 Classically, … Read more

Vision scientists discover new angle on path of light through photoreceptors

Journal Reference: John M. Ball, Shan Chen, Wei Li. Mitochondria in cone photoreceptors act as microlenses to enhance photon delivery and confer directional sensitivity to light. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (9) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abn2070 “We were surprised by this fascinating phenomenon that mitochondria appear to have a dual purpose: their well-established metabolic role producing energy, as … Read more

Boris Johnson to hold Cobra meeting on ‘horrible attacks’ in Ukraine, warns Putin has chosen ‘the path of bloodshed’ – Reuters

Boris Johnson to hold Cobra meeting on horrible attacks in

BORIS Johnson is due to hold a Cobra meeting on the ‘horrifying attacks’ in Ukraine overnight. The Prime Minister has warned that Vladimir Putin has chosen the “path of bloodshed” after declaring war on the sovereign nation. Boris Johnson will chair an emergency Cobra meeting this morning following Russia’s invasion of UkraineCredit: EPA Footage shows … Read more

New technology fused with photosynthetic life offers path to green energy

Journal Reference: Christine M. Lewis, Justin D. Flory, Thomas A. Moore, Ana L. Moore, Bruce E. Rittmann, Wim F.J. Vermaas, César I. Torres, Petra Fromme. Electrochemically Driven Photosynthetic Electron Transport in Cyanobacteria Lacking Photosystem II. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2022; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c09291 In new research appearing in the current issue of the Journal … Read more

Horizon Zero Dawn: retrace Aloy’s path with our walkthroughs and guides before starting Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Zero Dawn retrace Aloys path with our walkthroughs and

news tip Horizon Zero Dawn: retrace Aloy’s path with our walkthroughs and guides before starting Horizon Forbidden West Published on 02/18/2022 at 14:14 The long-awaited sequel to Horizon: Zero Dawn is finally here, and it’s an opportunity to dive back into Aloy’s early adventures before heading for the Forbidden West. Rediscover the origins of the … Read more

Faster path planning for rubble-roving robots

Journal Reference: Yu-Chi Lin, Dmitry Berenson. Long-horizon humanoid navigation planning using traversability estimates and previous experience. Autonomous Robots, 2021; DOI: 10.1007/s10514-021-09996-3 The improved algorithm path planning algorithm found successful paths three times as often as standard algorithms, while needing much less processing time. A new algorithm speeds up path planning for robots that use arm-like … Read more

Shiffrin, Vlhova and Gut: how many queens in giant on the path of the blue

Shiffrin Vlhova and Gut how many queens in giant on

The specialty brings together all the stars: Mikaela is ambitious, she has found serenity and love with Kilde, Lara is hungry. And watch out for young women Three crowns and many queens. The giant is the mirror of a season that promises to be interesting like few others. Marta Bassino, Federica Brignone and Sofia Goggia … Read more