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Fearing our nature

2 days ago   |   TLS

Arguing that Shakespeare makes us better people is always paradoxical. On the one hand, all of us involved in the humanities are drawn towards claims for their ethical or...
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Why the myth of 'wilderness' harms both nature and humanity

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

Humans have affected every aspect of life on Earth - from hunting prehistoric beasts to changing the climate - and the illusion that pristine nature still exists undermines our...
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Expert reaction to study demonstrating a new model simulating human embryo development

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study published in Nature uses human blastoids to model blastocyst development and implantation. Dr Harry Leitch, Stem cell biologist and group leader at the MRC London...
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When wild animals escape: could the exotic pet trade be our downfall? - video

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Exotic pet ownership in the UK has grown 60% since 2000, according to the wildlife charity Born Free. But escaped wild animals are also a growing concern for their potential to...
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Qatar's BeIN Sports accused of stoking homophobia after pundit's outburst

5 days ago   |   The Guardian

Mohamed Aboutrika: homosexuality ‘against human nature' Kick It Out alarmed by remarks a year before Qatar World Cup Kick It Out has accused beIN Sports of amplifying...
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This 3D printer ink is alive

This 3D printer ink is alive

6 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge (credit: A. Duraj-Thatte, A. Manjula-Basvanna et. al./Nature ) 3D printing has already been put to use in many interesting applications, from large-scale homebuilding...
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Joe Porter: Now let's focus on local action for climate and biodiversity

9 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Cllr Joe Porter is the Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Biodiversity on Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and works in the UK100 Parliamentary Team. Over the last...
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How to save Christmas from consumerism

How to save Christmas from consumerism

12 days ago   |   Grist

This article is part of the Ask Umbra 2021 Holiday Makeover . We are nearing the two-year mark for a pandemic that has completely upended our lives in many, many ways. Daily...
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The ‘active grandparent hypothesis': New research explores how we've evolved to move more and live longer

13 days ago   |   STAT

Evolutionary biologist Daniel Lieberman takes the long view of physical activity. His name has been connected to running and human evolution ever since his seminal Nature study...
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Biologist Beth Shapiro's top 5 books about humans and nature

15 days ago   |   The Big Issue

In her new book Life as We Made It , biologist Beth Shapiro charts 50,000 years of humans meddling with nature and evolution. Here, Shapiro picks her top five books about...
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