Hidden coronavirus infections could be seeding new outbreaks
Nature & Science

Hidden coronavirus infections could be seeding new outbreaks

Estimating the proportion of people who’ve been infected with the coronavirus but don’t have symptoms is a priority for researchers.Credit: Feature China/Barcroft Media/Getty As coronavirus outbreaks surge worldwide, research teams are racing to understand a crucial epidemiological puzzle — what proportion of infected people have mild or no symptoms and might be passing the virus…

AI analyzes biology studies to find out we’re getting better at wildlife conservation
Conservation

AI analyzes biology studies to find out we’re getting better at wildlife conservation

A new AI system has revealed that we’re finally getting better at wildlife conservation. Researchers came to this conclusion after using machine learning to analyze more than 4,000 studies on species reintroduction across four decades. The system evaluated the outcomes of conservation programs by assessing the study abstracts with sentiment analysis, a form of AI…

Power Line: How renewable energy will weather a recession, Goldman’s top startups, and a look at the electric plane revolution
Green Energy

Power Line: How renewable energy will weather a recession, Goldman’s top startups, and a look at the electric plane revolution

Hello, and welcome to Power Line, a weekly clean-energy newsletter from Business Insider.  What you need to know: Sign up here to get Power Line in your inbox every Friday.If you’re looking for a discount on a subscription to BI Prime, click here. We’re expanding our energy coverage to include the oil sector. Have a tip or feedback to…

10 ways to help avoid coronavirus when you need to leave your house
Nature & Science

10 ways to help avoid coronavirus when you need to leave your house

You can go outside, but cautiously, and keep your distance. Angela Lang/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Countries, states and cities across the world are subject to tightening restrictions and lockdowns as confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus and its resulting disease, COVID-19, sharply rise. While most…

Hidden source of carbon found at the Arctic coast
Nature & Science

Hidden source of carbon found at the Arctic coast

– Advertisement –    A previously unknown significant source of carbon just discovered in the Arctic has scientists marveling at a once overlooked contributor to local coastal ecosystems – and concerned about what it may mean in an era of climate change. In a Nature Communications paper released today, aquatic chemists and hydrologists from The University of Texas…

Wall Street analysts told us exactly what they think will happen to the $360 billion clean-energy industry during a recession
Renewable Energy

Wall Street analysts told us exactly what they think will happen to the $360 billion clean-energy industry during a recession

This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Wall Street analysts are warning that the US is teetering on a recession. Some say it’s already here. No industry is spared, but analysts and investors Business Insider spoke to said that the clean-energy sector may be dealt a softer…