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One, two, tree: how AI helped find millions of trees in the Sahara

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Efforts to map the Earth's trees are growing - and could change our understanding of the planet's health When a team of international scientists set out to count every tree in...
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Our Top 5 Veganuary Tips

2 days ago   |   Third Space

Veganuary: an annual ritual that has become a failsafe in many of our calendars after devouring everything in sight over the festive period. But is it really a good idea for us...
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Throat swab-collecting robot deployed in China for mass Covid testing

Throat swab-collecting robot deployed in China for mass Covid testing

3 days ago   |   Metro

The throat swab-collecting robot ‘Lingcai' takes a swab sample from a resident in China A robot specifically designed for collecting throat swabs has been deployed in China as...
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Top scientists warn of 'ghastly future of mass extinction' and climate disruption

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Sobering new report says world is failing to grasp the extent of threats posed by biodiversity loss and the climate crisis The planet is facing a “ghastly future of mass...
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Keeping the faith in these dark times | Brief letters

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Joining a faith group | Boris Johnson | Food packages for families | Primroses How ingenious to create 21 suggestions to launch 2021 with a smile ( How to be happy in 2021...
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More Than Words: A Vision to Address Bias and Reduce Discrimination in the Health Professions Learning Environment

5 days ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

C.M. Mateo and D.R. Williams. 2020. “ More Than Words: A Vision to Address Bias and Reduce Discrimination in the Health Professions Learning Environment .” Academic Medicine...
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Prince Charles urges businesses put planet and people first

6 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Magna Carta-style project aims to raise £7bn to ‘bring prosperity into harmony with nature' Prince Charles is urging businesses to invest in the health of the planet and people...
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Air grievances: silence swirls around the toll of bushfire smoke during pregnancy

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Exposure to fine particle air pollution increases risk of miscarriage and preterm birth. So why was the health advice for pregnant women so hazy during Australia's Black...
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'Doctors are the priests of our society': an extract from Tom Templeton's 34 Patients

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

From a surprise birth to a sudden death, two case studies illuminate the highs and lows of NHS life Q&A with Tom Templeton In 1999, aged 18, I had a summer holiday job as a...
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Climb a tree, and wiggle those hips: exercises to boost your mood

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

From getting the most out of your daily stroll to scaling a tree in your local park, here are three ways to get moving and feel better Who decided climbing trees was for kids?...
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This Morning deny axing resident psychologist Emma Kenny after anti-lockdown...

This Morning deny axing resident psychologist Emma Kenny after anti-lockdown tweets

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Another 1,295 people die with Covid as 41,346 new cases recorded

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Extra 30-bed coronavirus ward readied at Dundee hospital as cases soar

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UK coronavirus death toll soars by 1,280 as cases worryingly rise above 55,000

UK coronavirus death toll soars by 1,280 as cases worryingly rise above 55,000

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Jeane Freeman apologises to UK health chiefs in vaccines row

Jeane Freeman apologises to UK health chiefs in vaccines row

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