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Steve Brine: Ministers have seized the chance to finally end the HIV epidemic

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Steve Brine is the MP for Winchester, was Public Health Minister 2016-2019 and the Conservative MP on the HIV Commission The campaign against AIDS, as it then was, was etched...
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How voters assess elite-educated politicians: A survey experiment

1 day ago   |   Harvard

Thomas Gift and Carlos Lastra-Anadón. 2018. “ How voters assess elite-educated politicians: A survey experiment .” Electoral Studies, 56, Pp. 136-149. Publisher's Version...
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Endangered animals threatened by pandemic as ecotourists stay home

9 days ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

The ecotourism that funds many conservation programmes has largely stopped during the covid-19 pandemic, which could lead to losses of endangered animals
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Endangered animals threatened by pandemic as eco-tourists stay home

9 days ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

The eco-tourism that funds many conservation programmes has largely stopped during the covid-19 pandemic, which could lead to losses of endangered animals
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UK's flagship new science funder delayed

12 days ago   |   Politico

LONDON - Boris Johnson will plow ahead with the U.K.'s new blue-skies research agency with or without its number one fan, his former chief adviser Dominic Cummings - but it...
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Bee population MAPPED: 20,000 bee species pinpointed in vital conservation bid

Bee population MAPPED: 20,000 bee species pinpointed in vital conservation bid

15 days ago   |   Daily Express

BEE are dying due to climate change, pesticide poisoning and plant loss. But scientists have now built the first bee species map in a vital first step towards conserving the...
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Balancing conservative and disruptive growth in the voter model

22 days ago   |   Harvard

Robert J. H. Ross and Walter Fontana. Submitted. “ Balancing conservative and disruptive growth in the voter model ”. article
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App allows city-dwellers to turn citizen scientists and track Australia's urban birds

23 days ago   |   The Guardian

Big City Birds app launched to help researchers better understand sulphur-crested cockatoo, ibis and brush-turkey There's a new reason to engage with some of Australia's most...
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COVID-19 report reveals massive hit to the North's health and economy

23 days ago   |   The NHSA

The North of England's economy has been hit harder than the rest of the country during the COVID-19 pandemic with inequalities between the North and the rest of the country...
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The Guardian view on Covid and the north-south divide: inequality kills | Editorial

23 days ago   |   The Guardian

Boris Johnson won a landslide promising to ‘level up' the UK. Yet the pandemic threatens to level down the country Inequality kills, and an unequal geography makes some places...
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Japanese asteroid sampling mission on course for return to Earth

Japanese asteroid sampling mission on course for return to Earth

Artist's concept of the Hayabusa 2 spacecraft releasing its sample return capsule. Credit: JAXA/Akihiro Ikeshita Six years after departing Earth, Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft... Read more ...

Dramatic video shows catastrophic collapse of Arecibo instrument platform

Dramatic video shows catastrophic collapse of Arecibo instrument platform

The Arecibo Observatory's 900-ton instrument platform falls onto the radio telescope's dish antenna after the failure of a third support cable Dec. 1. Image: National Science... Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘unprecedented fading' of Stingray Nebula...

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘unprecedented fading' of Stingray Nebula - ‘Exceeding rare'

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a cloud of gas enveloping a dying star dim at remarkable speeds. Read more ...

SpaceX Starship test flight: SpaceX readies for Starship's 'bellyflop'...

SpaceX Starship test flight: SpaceX readies for Starship's 'bellyflop' launch this week

SPACEX has been granted a Temporary Flight Restriction that hints at the Starship launching on its first major test flight before the week is over. Read more ...

Monica Jackson

Monica Jackson

Clinical Research CoordinatorMJACKSON29 mgh.harvard.edu Monica attended the University of Rochester and received a BA in Psychology while juggling pre- med requirements, greek... Read more ...

Chinese scientists claim to have achieved quantum supremacy with new computer

Chinese scientists claim to have achieved quantum supremacy with new computer

The latest technology developed by scientists at the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei is claimed to be 100trillion times faster than advanced... Read more ...

Photos: Upgraded Dragon cargo capsule rolls out to pad 39A

Photos: Upgraded Dragon cargo capsule rolls out to pad 39A

Ready for a flight to the International Space Station, SpaceX's first upgraded Dragon cargo capsule rolled out to pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida this week in... Read more ...

Space station to receive new commercial airlock from Nanoracks

Space station to receive new commercial airlock from Nanoracks

The Bishop airlock module from Nanoracks undergoes launch preparations inside NASA's Space Station Processing Facility at the Kennedy Space Center. Credit: NASA/Glenn Benson A... Read more ...

People could get ‘immunity certificates' after catching Covid or having vaccine

People could get ‘immunity certificates' after catching Covid or having vaccine

The certificates could offer holders freedom from coronavirus restrictions Coronavirus ‘immunity certificates' could be issued to anyone who recovers from a confirmed Covid... Read more ...

Archaeology news: 2,800-year Black Obelisk discovery proves Bible accurate...

Archaeology news: 2,800-year Black Obelisk discovery proves Bible accurate, claims expert

ARCHAEOLOGICAL discoveries bearing the only-known picture of an Israelite king mentioned in scripture can prove the Bible historically accurate, an expert has claimed. Read more ...