While all the coral tiles are identical in this pilot study, the team will use different designs in the next iteration to figure out how they affect the species. The designs can also be specific to the environment and underwater conditions where they are placed; for instance, the team designed these tiles to prevent sedimentation buildup, a major problem in Hong Kong waters. … [Read more...] about These 3D printed tiles are helping restore devastated coral reefs
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The hearing itself was more circus than bread, but America’s new Rockefellers have reason to worry. Assuming the polls hold, when Joe Biden wins in November, he’ll owe a debt of gratitude to the left wing of the Democratic Party. Unlike in 2016, when Bernie Sanders supporters sat on their hands and paved the way for Donald Trump, every major progressive has embraced Biden’s candidacy. Biden’s going to owe a lot of people who want to see Silicon Valley cut down to size. … [Read more...] about Zuck, Bezos, Cook: Who takes the fall in D.C.’s antitrust games?
Comex gold trades almost flat near $1,698/oz after a 0.9% decline on May 11. Weighing on price is gains in the US dollar on the back of safe-haven buying as worries of the second wave of infections rose with rising cases in countries like Germany and South Korea. … [Read more...] about Gold price today: Yellow metal near 46K; buy on dips for a target of Rs 46,100 per 10 gm
Moore is one of more than a dozen chief equity officers now working in city governments across the U.S. at a moment when racial, economic, and health inequities are becoming clearer than ever before. As these officials settle into their new roles, many of which have emerged over the past five years, they’re faced with the challenge of addressing longstanding equity concerns that have reached a boiling point. From protests over systemic racism to the rising death toll from COVID-19 among communities of color, equity is becoming the defining concern of 2020. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s stressful, lonely work’: The newest job at City Hall is also the most important