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Expert reaction to study of plant uptake of lead from solar panels

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Research, published in Nature Communications, reports that lead from some solar cells is more likely to be absorbed by plants than other lead contaminants are. Prof Christopher...
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Genetic deletion of gpr27 alters acylcarnitine metabolism, insulin sensitivity, and glucose homeostasis in zebrafish

12 days ago   |   Harvard

Anjali K. Nath, Junyan Ma, Zsu-Zsu Chen, Zhuyun Li, Maria Carmen del Vitery, Michelle L. Kelley, Randall T. Peterson, Robert E. Gerszten, and Jing-Ruey J. Yeh. 12/2019. “...
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Conservative group with pharma ties makes clear there are drug pricing reforms they can support

16 days ago   |   STAT

WASHINGTON - The conservative American Action Network launched a $4 million advertising campaign Tuesday to throw their weight behind congressional Republicans' alternative to...
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White hot heat of the technological Cummings?

21 days ago   |   Conservative Home

What Harold Wilson actually said was: “the Britain that is going to be forged in the white heat of this revolution will be no place for restrictive practices or for outdated...
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Among 412 new species finds this year - the Greta Thunberg beetle

24 days ago   |   The Guardian

Discoveries by Natural History Museum in 2019 include lichen, snakes and extinct dinosaurs More than 400 new species previously unknown to science have been discovered in the...
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Celebrate International Science Center and Science Museum Day

Celebrate International Science Center and Science Museum Day

28 days ago   |   ASTC   |   2 articles

On November 10, science and technology centers and museums around the world will be celebrating International Science Center and Science Museum Day. This celebration encourages...
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Celebrate International Science Center and Science Museum Day

Celebrate International Science Center and Science Museum Day

30 days ago   |   ASTC   |   2 articles

On November 10, science and technology centers and museums around the world will be celebrating International Science Center and Science Museum Day. This celebration encourages...
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How international conservation groups are betraying indigenous peoples

1 month ago   |   New Scientist

Discrimination towards indigenous communities is rife among conservation groups - and sometimes enforced at the barrel of a gun, says Curtis Abraham
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Is the tide turning in favor of a Blue New Deal?

1 month ago   |   Grist

Oceans are having a moment in climate science. On Saturday, the International Union for Conservation of Nature presented the largest peer-reviewed study ever conducted of ocean...
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Young people can't remember how much more wildlife there used to be

1 month ago   |   New Scientist

A phenomenon called shifting baseline syndrome means we easily forget how much more wildlife there used to be - and it may hamper conservation campaigns
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