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Wuhan hospitals under pressure as China says coronavirus is getting stronger - video

5 hours ago   |   The Guardian

China's health commission minister says coronavirus's ability to spread appeared to be increasing. More patients have been found to have the virus in Wuhan, which has been...
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Australian government adviser urges threatened species overhaul after bushfires

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Exclusive: Helene Marsh backs calls for the creation of national scientific monitoring system to help protect wildlife A senior adviser to the federal government on threatened...
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Animal trade in spotlight as China seeks source of coronavirus

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Authorities believe new strain of coronavirus came from a market in Wuhan where wildlife was sold illegally China's coronavirus outbreak: latest developments Officials in China...
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Can we really save the planet by making food 'from air' without farms?

16 days ago   |   New Scientist

A TV documentary claims we can save the world's wildlife by turning solar energy directly into food and rewilding farms
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Unusual catch landed at Ullapool

17 days ago   |   Press and Journal

An underwater robot which got stuck in strong currents off the Outer Hebrides has been recovered by a fishing boat. The Spanish vessel had been fishing in deep seas when it was...
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Among 412 new species finds this year - the Greta Thunberg beetle

27 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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A year of science reporting - Science Weekly podcast

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

For the final science weekly of 2019 the Guardian's Science team - Hannah Devlin, Ian Sample and Nicola Davis - talk through their top stories of the year including black...
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First study to directly measure transmission of bovine Tuberculosis between cattle and badgers

1 month ago   |   Science Media Centre

A Wellcome Trust, BBSRC and Defra funded analysis of bovine Tuberculosis in cattle and badgers has exploited over fifteen years of observational and bacterial whole genome...
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Koalas living in the path of a massive bushfires are taken to safety - video

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

A population of genetically important koalas are living directly in the line of a massive bushfire burning in the Blue Mountains' Kanangra-Boyd National Park. A group of...
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Bad taste in the moth: study reveals insect's chemical defence

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Unsavoury flavour may explain why certain species do not flee from predators, scientist says It might seem like they are being lazy but some moths do not bother to flee from...
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Solar Orbiter launch delayed to Feb. 7

Solar Orbiter launch delayed to Feb. 7

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket - seen without the Solar Orbiter spacecraft on top - completed a practice countdown at Cape Canaveral's Complex 41 launch pad Friday... Read more ...

Why Unlearning Matters? How to Unlearn?

Why Unlearning Matters? How to Unlearn?

Today we welcome Makoto Matsuo , a professor in the Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration at Hokkaido University and author of “Critical reflection... Read more ...

White dwarf chows down on brown dwarf companion in feeding frenzy

White dwarf chows down on brown dwarf companion in feeding frenzy

An artist's impression of a dwarf nova system in which a white dwarf is stripping material away from a brown dwarf in a close orbit. Image: NASA and L. Hustak/STSci: A... Read more ...

Asteroid impact: Asteroid Bennu COULD collide with Earth warns expert

Asteroid impact: Asteroid Bennu COULD collide with Earth warns expert

ASTEROID Bennu could come crashing into Earth in the near future, potentially putting an end to life on Earth, an expert has warned. Read more ...

SpaceX news: Starlink satellites ruining night sky as shown in this photograph

SpaceX news: Starlink satellites ruining night sky as shown in this photograph

SPACEX is facing even more criticism from the astronomy community over its Starlink satellites, and a new image has revealed just how bad the situation is. Read more ...

Coronavirus news: Flu a bigger threat than new virus, experts warn

Coronavirus news: Flu a bigger threat than new virus, experts warn

THE CORONAVIRUS which is rapidly spreading across the globe should be the least of our concerns when compared to the flu, scientists have warned. Read more ...

No, Your Testicles Don't Have Taste Buds. Stop Dipping Them In Soy Sauce

No, Your Testicles Don't Have Taste Buds. Stop Dipping Them In Soy Sauce

Lt started innocently enough. Late last week, TikTok user cryinginthecar logged onto the popular video app and shared an eyebrow-raising scientific finding with her followers... Read more ...

Life after death is REAL if infinite universes exist, physicist claims

Life after death is REAL if infinite universes exist, physicist claims

LIFE after death could in some form be possible if the infinite universe theory is proved to be true, one physicist has claimed. Read more ...

Horoscope daily predictions are WRONG because your star sign is off, says...

Horoscope daily predictions are WRONG because your star sign is off, says astronomer

YOUR star sign is probably WRONG, an astronomer has claimed, throwing even more doubt on the meaning behind horoscopes and astrology. Read more ...

Donald Trump heaps praise on SpaceX's Elon Musk - 'he does good at rockets'

Donald Trump heaps praise on SpaceX's Elon Musk - 'he does good at rockets'

DONALD Trump has heaped praise upon Elon Musk, claiming the SpaceX founder "does good at rockets". Read more ...