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Getting Brexit done: Six huge science issues the UK must resolve

28 days ago   |   New Scientist

The UK is finally set to leave the European Union, but big questions on science, health and the environment remain
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Boris Johnson branded ‘desperate liar' as he takes aim at SNP education record

1 month ago   |   Press and Journal

Boris Johnson was branded a “desperate liar” yesterday after he took aim at the SNP's record on education. The prime minister pointed to falling results in maths and science as...
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Exclusive: UK considering ambitious new climate plan soon after Brexit

1 month ago   |   New Scientist

The UK government is considering a new, more ambitious blueprint to reduce its carbon emissions after the country leaves the European Union at the end of the month
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Beware a closing of the British mind if we abandon European endeavours | Nick Cohen

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Post-Brexit, we should be wary of spurning joint projects in science and education Leaving the EU will produce the greatest loss of freedom since the Second World War. The...
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The future of GMOs, gene editing and plant biotechnology in post-Brexit UK

The future of GMOs, gene editing and plant biotechnology in post-Brexit UK

1 month ago   |   Global Engage

Growing and selling genetically modified organisms is permitted in the UK but GMO products are subject to a lengthy and stringent EU authorization process. There are currently...
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Von der Leyen: EU to pursue ‘unprecedented' deal with UK

1 month ago   |   Politico

LONDON - The European Union is ready to work toward a deal of “unprecedented scale” with the U.K. with “no tariffs, no quotas and no dumping,” said European Commission...
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London calling for Ursula von der Leyen

London calling for Ursula von der Leyen

1 month ago   |   Politico

LONDON - Ursula von der Leyen is going back to school on Wednesday. Von der Leyen is making her first official trip to London as European Commission president, meeting Boris...
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Hidden Figures inspiration NASA's Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

Hidden Figures inspiration NASA's Katherine Johnson dies aged 101

The NASA mathematician who served as the inspiration for hit 2016 film Hidden Figures has passed away at the age of 101. Katherine Johnson was one of several influential... Read more ...

Katherine Johnson death: Who was the NASA mathematician who helped put man...

Katherine Johnson death: Who was the NASA mathematician who helped put man in space?

KATHERINE JOHNSON has died at the age of 101, NASA has confirmed and paid tribute to the woman who helped put the first American into space. Read more ...

NASA bombshell: Agency forced to DELAY vital mission to find water back to 2023

NASA bombshell: Agency forced to DELAY vital mission to find water back to 2023

NASA has delayed its breakthrough mission to try and locate water on the Moon until 2023. Read more ...

Zoe Beckman

Zoe Beckman

Zoe beckman brown.eduZoe is a junior at Brown concentrating in Neuroscience and Computer Science. She has worked on papers concerning teacher evaluation and teacher... Read more ...

New pork nutrient data reflects pig production changes

New pork nutrient data reflects pig production changes

The results of the analytical survey on the nutrient content of key cuts of pork, last carried out in 1992, reflect key changes in pig production in recent years, including new... Read more ...

NASA's InSight mission shows Mars is a seismically active world

NASA's InSight mission shows Mars is a seismically active world

In this artist's concept of NASA's InSight lander on Mars, layers of the planet's subsurface can be seen below and dust devils can be seen in the background. Credit... Read more ...

A Bolivian frog species returns from the dead | Science News for Students

A Bolivian frog species returns from the dead | Science News for Students

A Bolivian frog species returns from the dead | Science News for Students : Scientists feared this frog was extinct. No one had seen a Sehuencas water frog in the wild since... Read more ...

Asteroid WARNING: Another Chelyabinsk-sized space rock ‘could escape detection'

Asteroid WARNING: Another Chelyabinsk-sized space rock ‘could escape detection'

ASTEROID impacts remain one of the greatest existential threats to mankind, underlying the importance of continual asteroid detection. However, an expert in the field has... Read more ...

Apocalypse alert: ‘Doomsday vault' adds 60,000 extra food seeds over climate...

Apocalypse alert: ‘Doomsday vault' adds 60,000 extra food seeds over climate change fears

A 'DOOMSDAY VAULT' borrowed deep in Arctic ice received 60,000 new seed samples yesterday amid mounting fears of a climate change apocalypse. Read more ...

Gemini South Telescope captures ‘exquisite' view of vast planetary nebula

Gemini South Telescope captures ‘exquisite' view of vast planetary nebula

When stars with more than eight times the mass of the Sun run out of nuclear fuel, their cores implode and the star blows up in a supernova blast. Stars with less than about 80... Read more ...