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Australian news: stories you may have missed during the coronavirus crisis

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

High court to hand down George Pell verdict, water flows into the Menindee Lakes and Victoria renews logging As Australia's coronavirus outbreak continues - but with the...
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The Milky Way's central bulge offers a jewel box packed with glittering stars

The Milky Way's central bulge offers a jewel box packed with glittering stars

21 hours ago   |   Astronomy Now

Not so long ago, astronomers thought of the Milky Way's central bulge as an old folks home where mostly ancient stars congregated and slowly moved about. But more recent...
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In vitro optimization of EtNBS-PDT against hypoxic tumor environments with a tiered, high-content, 3D model optical screening platform

2 days ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

Oliver J Klein, Brijesh Bhayana, Yong Jin Park, and Conor L Evans. 2012. “ In vitro optimization of EtNBS-PDT against hypoxic tumor environments with a tiered, high-content, 3D...
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Oceans can be restored to former glory within 30 years, say scientists

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Major review reports recovery of marine life but a redoubling of efforts is still needed The glory of the world's oceans could be restored within a generation, according to a...
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Climate-killing products should come with smoking-style warnings

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Graphic imagery should be used on petrol pumps and air tickets, experts say Cigarette packets with grisly warnings of the consequences of smoking are intended to deter smokers...
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The hostile environment is creating a coronavirus crisis for Britain's migrants | Maya Goodfellow

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Ireland and Portugal have acted to protect asylum seekers and migrants. The UK has made a political choice not to do so A week after Priti Patel stood in the House of Commons...
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COVID-19's impact on youth mental health the focus of new research

4 days ago   |   Oxford University

COVID-19 has led to an elevated awareness of threat in the environment and has caused major disruptions to families' lives, through social distancing, school closures, and now...
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Using Earth templates to hunt for life-supporting exoplanets

Using Earth templates to hunt for life-supporting exoplanets

5 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of Kepler-62f, a large terrestrial exoplanet located about 1,200 light-years away that may host a pre-biotic environment similar to Earth's in the...
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Front Room Farming

6 days ago   |   ASAO

Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association Launches ‘Front Room Farming' Activities The Royal Cornwall Agricultural Association with our Farm & Country education project, has...
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Tackle climate crisis and poverty with zeal of Covid-19 fight, scientists urge

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Actions taken to suppress coronavirus reveal what measures are possible in an emergency, say experts Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Government...
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HarvardWIT+: Ally Actions during a time of crisis

HarvardWIT+: Ally Actions during a time of crisis

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Why is Venus so bright tonight? Venus in Pleiades visible to the naked eye...

Why is Venus so bright tonight? Venus in Pleiades visible to the naked eye TONIGHT

VENUS will appear exceptionally bright in the night skies today, as it cuts across the star cluster Pleiades. Here is everything you need to know. Read more ...

SpaceX shock: Watch the dramatic moment Starship test rocket collapses

SpaceX shock: Watch the dramatic moment Starship test rocket collapses

SPACEX SN3, the latest version yet of Starship test vehicles, failed in its latest launch. Watch the dramatic video of the SpaceX test here. Read more ...

NASA news: Satellite could give early warning of volcanic eruption or major...

NASA news: Satellite could give early warning of volcanic eruption or major earthquake

NASA has developed a new radar which will help monitor earthquakes and volcanoes from space, which could give an early warning of potential devastation. Read more ...

Yellowstone: Terrifying animation shows how 7.5 magnitude earthquake...

Yellowstone: Terrifying animation shows how 7.5 magnitude earthquake ‘unleashed' on park

YELLOWSTONE suffered a shocking 7.5 magnitude earthquake more than 60 years ago, and terrifying animation shows how the event unfolded in the park. Read more ...

TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

TS-Optics Photoline 60mm, f/6 FPL53 apochromatic refractor

For casual terrestrial observations and quick looks at the Moon the TS PhotoLine 60mm, f/6 is quite at home on a sturdy photo tripod such as the author's Manfrotto 055 shown... Read more ...

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo

How to Get Tested for Coronavirus in Tokyo These truly are strange and... Read more ...

Space weather forecast: Solar storm to hit Earth TOMORROW

Space weather forecast: Solar storm to hit Earth TOMORROW

A SOLAR storm is forecast to batter Earth all weekend, causing auroras in the upper reaches of the northern hemisphere, space weather forecasters have stated. Read more ...

Coronavirus vs flu: THIS is what makes COVID-19 more concerning than flu

Coronavirus vs flu: THIS is what makes COVID-19 more concerning than flu

CORONAVIRUS is a much more serious problem than flu for one simple reason, an expert has outlined. Read more ...