Sea Level: How Do We Measure Global Ocean Levels And Do Rising Oceans Change That Benchmark?
Every summer you go down the shore, but lately you’ve begun to notice that the beach seems narrower each time you visit. Is that the sea level rising, or is the sand just being swept away? Speaking of sea levels, …read more
This Week In Security: Text Rendering On Windows, GNU Poke, And Bitsquatting
Project Zero just unrestricted the details on CVE-2021-24093, a potentially nasty vulnerability in Windows 10’s DirectWrite, a text rendering library. The flaw got fixed in this month’s patch Tuesday roundup. The flaw is accessible in all the major browsers on …read more
We’re Cloning Animals From The “Frozen Zoo”; Like A Seed Bank But For Animals
Seed banks are facilities of great value to biodiversity and agriculture around the world. These facilities are used to house stocks of seeds of a wide variety, helping to maintain genetic diversity and avoid the permanent loss of various plant …read more