Intel’s 48-core Xeon will go head-to-head with AMD in 2019

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Intel’s 48-core Xeon will go head-to-head with AMD in 2019 Intel Intel has unveiled its fastest server processors yet, the Xeon Cascade Lake series with up to 48 cores. Its current top-of-the-line server chips, the Xeon Scalable Processors, pack up to 28…

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Director Tony Kaye puts out a casting call for robots

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Director Tony Kaye puts out a casting call for robots For one of his next films, director Tony Kaye (American History X, Lake of Fire) needs a robot, but rather than using computer-generated effects to depict one, as filmmakers have done in…

Elon Musk said he will pay for home water filters in Flint

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Elon Musk said he will pay for home water filters in Flint, Four years ago, the Flint water crisis began when officials switched its source from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Its more corrosive water caused dangerous levels of lead from…

Utah soil’s slippery grip on nutrients

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Utah soil’s slippery grip on nutrients , Lawns in the Salt Lake Valley up to 100 years old are not yet saturated in the nutrient nitrogen, which is added by fertilizer, according to a new study. The result is surprising, since previous…

‘Friday the 13th’ publisher cancels DLC due to movie lawsuit

‘Friday the 13th’ publisher cancels DLC due to movie lawsuit

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‘Friday the 13th’ publisher cancels DLC due to movie lawsuit , Last year’s Friday the 13th is a fun spin on the Jason Voorhees saga and the struggle of teens at Camp Crystal Lake to survive his onslaught. Fans had been looking…

Hubble Images a Galaxy with Threads of Blue

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Hubble Images a Galaxy with Threads of Blue, A ripple of bright blue gas threads through this galaxy like a misshapen lake system. , Continue reading . . . , , https://www.nasa.gov/rss/dyn/lg_image_of_the_day.rss, NASA Image of the Day, The latest NASA “Image of…

What the size distribution of organisms tells us about the energetic efficiency of a lake

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What the size distribution of organisms tells us about the energetic efficiency of a lake, The size distribution of organisms in a lake facilitates robust conclusions to be drawn on the energy efficiency in the food web, as researchers have now demonstrated…

Intel finally made a 10nm processor

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Intel finally made a 10nm processor, , Around two years later and Intel is finally shipping its 10nm Cannon Lake CPUs. The chip itself is a bit of a bore, but given its legacy of delays and how long Intel has been…

Monitoring lava lake levels in Congo volcano

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Monitoring lava lake levels in Congo volcano, , Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is among the world’s most active volcanoes, with a persistent lava lake as one of its defining features. , Continue reading . . . , ,…

Greenhouse gas ‘feedback loop’ discovered in freshwater lakes

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Greenhouse gas ‘feedback loop’ discovered in freshwater lakes , , Latest research finds plant debris in lake sediment affects methane emissions. The flourishing reed beds created by changing climates could threaten to double the already significant methane production of the world’s northern…

Climate change will boost global lake evaporation — with ‘extreme’ consequences

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Climate change will boost global lake evaporation — with ‘extreme’ consequences , , Global lake evaporation will increase 16 percent by the end of the century, triggering, among other outcomes, stronger precipitation events, according to a new study. But the specific mechanisms…

Microbes living in a toxic volcanic lake could hold clues to possible life on Mars

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Microbes living in a toxic volcanic lake could hold clues to possible life on Mars, , Researchers have discovered microbes living in one of the harshest environments on Earth. Their findings could guide scientists looking for signs of ancient life on Mars….

AMD is gearing up for 7-nanometer CPUs and graphics cards

AMD is gearing up for 7-nanometer CPUs and graphics cards

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AMD is gearing up for 7-nanometer CPUs and graphics cards, , Intel recently told investors that its 10-nanometer “Cannon Lake” chips won’t be ready until 2019, but by then, it might get leapfrogged by its PC arch-rival. AMD told investors that it’s…

Intel delays its 10-nanometer ‘Cannon Lake’ CPUs yet again

Intel delays its 10-nanometer ‘Cannon Lake’ CPUs yet again

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Intel delays its 10-nanometer ‘Cannon Lake’ CPUs yet again , , Intel has announced that, once again, mass production of its 10-nanometer “Cannon Lake” chips will be delayed. The company is already building the chips in low volumes (though no one knows…

Blinded by the light: Climate change, the sun, and Lake Superior

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Blinded by the light: Climate change, the sun, and Lake Superior, , Lakes tend to emit carbon dioxide (CO2) to the atmosphere, making them important players in the planet’s natural regulation of its climate. However, the direction of the flow of CO2…