Novice - Znanost (angleščina)

Decaying oil tanker near Yemen could trigger humanitarian disaster
11. oktober 2021 (16:00)
Safer, an oil tanker in the Red Sea, has been abandoned and could unleash a catastrophic oil spill that would leave millions of people without food or clean water (New Scientist)
Ancient seeds reveal we began using tobacco at least 12,300 years ago
11. oktober 2021 (16:00)
Tobacco seeds discovered in the remains of an ancient fire suggest people have been using the plant for much longer than we thought (New Scientist)
Football teams lost home advantage in lockdowns but it is coming back
11. oktober 2021 (13:04)
Football fans cheering on their team can influence match results, as a lack of spectators during lockdowns saw a dip in home advantage (New Scientist)
Covid-19 news: Concern over critically ill unvaccinated pregnant women
11. oktober 2021 (12:41)
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic (New Scientist)
Lava-munching microbes were the earliest life on land
11. oktober 2021 (12:00)
About 3.2 billion years ago, microbes began to colonise land for the first time, and geological evidence suggests they fed on energy-rich chemicals in volcanic lava (New Scientist)
A lack of fish faeces is changing the flow of carbon in the ocean
11. oktober 2021 (11:45)
Fish faeces play an important role in the carbon cycle of the ocean, but industrial fishing has lead to a lack of defecation (New Scientist)
Sydney comes out of 4-month lockdown after reaching vaccination target
11. oktober 2021 (11:15)
After a gruelling 107-day lockdown to curb a delta covid-19 outbreak, Sydneysiders are being let out and about again after reaching 70 per cent vaccination rates (New Scientist)
AI-generated deepfake voices can fool both humans and smart assistants
08. oktober 2021 (12:35)
Deepfake tools that mimic a particular individual's voice from just a few snippets of audio are good enough to trick humans and bypass voice recognition systems (New Scientist)
UK National Grid in talks to build an energy island in the North Sea
08. oktober 2021 (12:00)
The idea of a renewable energy hub on an island in the North Sea has been studied before, but now the National Grid in the UK is in discussions with its equivalents in two other countries to build one (New Scientist)
Rocks gathered by Chang'e 5 rover show magma once spewed from the moon
07. oktober 2021 (19:00)
Lunar samples brought back to Earth by the Chang’e 5 spacecraft seem to be less than 2 billion years old, meaning the moon had volcanic activity more recently than researchers expected (New Scientist)