Category Archives: Technology

A few pieces of good news on climate change (and a reality check)

But a close look at energy and emissions data around the world shows that there are a few bright spots of good news, and a lot of potential progress ahead.  For example, renewable sources make up a growing fraction of the energy supply, and they’re getting cheaper every year. Countries are setting new targets for […]

18 Best Anime Movies and Series to Watch on Hulu

Are you looking for a new way to relax and unwind while discovering some of the most captivating stories in anime? Check out the best anime on Hulu! This streaming service has an impressive collection of classic and newly released Japanese anime films and series. You’ll have your pick from action-packed adventures, heartwarming romances, riveting […]

How the James Webb Space Telescope broke the universe

But the speed at which JWST has made discoveries is due to more than its intrinsic capabilities. Astronomers prepared for years for the observations it would make, developing algorithms that can rapidly turn its data into usable information. Much of the data is open access, allowing the astronomical community to comb through it almost as […]

What Mexico’s planned geoengineering restrictions mean for the future of the field

Luke Iseman, previously a director of hardware at Y Combinator and the cofounder of a geoengineering startup, says he added a few grams of sulfur dioxide into a pair of weather balloons and launched them from an unspecified site somewhere on the Mexican peninsula last spring. He says he intended for the balloons to reach […]

Hydrogen-powered planes, and abortion pills

1 Covid is being left off death certificates in ChinaMedical professionals are being pressured to cite other causes of death. (FT $)+ China’s cracking down on covid-related “gloomy sentiments.” (The Guardian)+ There’s been a huge jump in covid hospitalizations. (Reuters)+ The right mix of drugs could help to treat long covid. (The Atlantic $)  2 The […]

Where gene editing goes next

We know the basics of healthy living by now. A balanced diet, regular exercise, and stress reduction can help us avoid heart disease—the world’s biggest killer. But what if you could take a vaccine, too? And not a typical vaccine—one shot that would alter your DNA to provide lifelong protection? That vision is not far […]

10 Lightroom Editing Tips to Improve Your Skills

When it comes to photo editing software, Adobe Lightroom is one of the most well-known programs. Whether you want to crop and adjust family photos or produce professional-grade images for publication, Lightroom can do it all. In this beginner’s tutorial, we’ll cover 10 Lightroom editing tips you can use to improve your photo editing skills. […]