45% of China’s urban land is rapidly sinking due to manmade development

A perfect storm is brewing for China’s most densely populated areas due to rising sea levels and subsiding land that has been accelerated beyond normal fluctuations. Scientists have sounded the alarm that, without intervention, urban areas below sea le… Continue reading 45% of China’s urban land is rapidly sinking due to manmade development

“First plastic demonstrated to not create microplastics” has been tested

Even when it’s ground into microparticles, 97% of an algae-based plastic biodegrades in compost and water in under seven months, a new study has reported. The researchers hope their plastic will eventually replace existing petroleum-based ones, which h… Continue reading “First plastic demonstrated to not create microplastics” has been tested

Video: Eco-friendlier offshore fish farm sinks to ride out storms

A new type of submersible fish farm could make aquaculture operations much more eco-friendly. The storm-resistant structure is designed to stay out in the deep, cold waters of the open ocean, where it should have less environmental impact than shore-ad… Continue reading Video: Eco-friendlier offshore fish farm sinks to ride out storms

Telstra Among APAC Telcos Seeking Innovation, Resilience and Growth in 2024

Telcos in the Asia-Pacific are fighting hard to boost revenue from 5G networks and cut costs from operations. AI is playing a role, as are cloud providers like Amazon Web Services. Continue reading Telstra Among APAC Telcos Seeking Innovation, Resilience and Growth in 2024

‘Super gut’ made from superworm’s microbiome devours problem plastics

The unique gut microbiome found within a tiny plastics-munching worm could potentially be harnessed to successfully break down problematic materials on a large scale.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: NTU, Plastic, Biodegradable, Sustainability, En… Continue reading ‘Super gut’ made from superworm’s microbiome devours problem plastics

Tech Trends for 2024: Generative AI Models Will Get Smaller, An iPhone’s Average Life Will Be 8 Years

Other predicted technology trends for 2024 are AI will teach coders new skills, and more satellites will impact IoT devices and smartphone users. Continue reading Tech Trends for 2024: Generative AI Models Will Get Smaller, An iPhone’s Average Life Will Be 8 Years

Deloitte’s Tech Predictions for 2024: Generative AI Will Continue to Shape Chips Market

Be cautious of the generative AI bubble potentially bursting, Deloitte said. Plus, cloud sovereignty may be hot in 2024. Continue reading Deloitte’s Tech Predictions for 2024: Generative AI Will Continue to Shape Chips Market