Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Fastest-growing black hole of last 9bn years  

Market Desk (science): The fastest-growing black hole of the last 9bn years has been discovered by an international team led by astronomers at The Australian National University (ANU). The black hole eats the equivalent of one Earth every second and shines 7000 times...

NASA’s InSight rover end of scientific life but the work is just beginning 

Market Desk (science): Dusty solar panels and darker skies expected to bring about the Mars rover's retirement before the end of 2022. Since landing on Mars in late 2018, NASA’s InSight Mars lander has paved the way for groundbreaking discoveries that will be studied for decades,...

China expands control over genetic data used in research 

Market Desk (nature & science): Guidelines released the latest regulations to protect China’s genetic resources but some scientists say they are making collaborations harder.China is expanding its control over the use of genetic data from people in the country including for scientific...

Durban floods: Consequence of climate change 

Market Desk (online): South Africa's government has declared state disaster in the east of country which was hit by severe flooding over the past week, leaving nearly 400 people dead and causing major damage to homes and businesses.  Most of the destruction...

South Africa flood toll nears 400, rescuers widen search for missing 

Market Desk (online): Police, army and volunteer rescuers on Friday widened the search for dozens still missing 5 days after the deadliest storm to strike South Africa's coastal city of Durban in living memory as the death toll rose to nearly 400.  The...

Storm leaves at least 9 dead in Europe amid record speeds 

Market Desk online: Hundreds of thousands without power in UK as clean-up cost estimated at £300mn. An Atlantic storm battered northwestern European on Friday with record winds of up to 196km/h, killing at least 9 people, knocking out power for tens of...

Hundreds of bird fall to death in Northern Mexico 

Market Desk online: Locals reported several yellow-headed blackbirds lying dead across some areas of Cuauhtémoc city in Mexico. Hundreds of migratory birds were caught falling to the ground on a security camera in Mexico’s. In the now-viral video, a large flock of...

Brazil mudslides kill more than 90 and dozens still missing 

Market Desk online: Rio de Janeiro state's government has confirmed 94 deaths from floods and mudslides that swept away homes and cars in the city of Petropolis. But even as families prepared to bury their dead, it was unclear Thursday how...

Amazon deforestation: Record destruction of trees  

Market Desk online: The huge number of trees cut down in the Brazilian Amazon in January far exceeded deforestation for same month last year, according to government satellite data, has revealed this horrific incident. The area destroyed was five times larger than 2021, the highest...

Shallow earthquake hits southwestern China

Market Desk online: The quake struck on the border between Yunnan and Sichuan provinces, which put the magnitude at 5.4 and depth at 38km. At least 22 people have been injured after a shallow earthquake in southwestern China that also shook the...

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Big Tech Companies: Loophole in privacy law

Market Desk (Tech): If anyone read the privacy policies of Face book, Twitter, Amazon, Apple and Google to find...