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Why the myth of 'wilderness' harms both nature and humanity

1 day 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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Preparing for Extreme Risks: Building a Resilient Society - a new report from the House of Lords Risk Assessment and Risk Planning Committee

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

The House of Lords opened an inquiry into Risk Assessment and Planning in October 2020. They have assessed UK government planning and handling of a wide range of severe and...
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Deforestation Pushes Amazon Towards Tipping Point

Deforestation Pushes Amazon Towards Tipping Point

2 days ago   |   Science Museum

The recently reported surge in deforestation of the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, provides only a glimpse of a wider pattern of forest degradation that heralds...
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Impossible Foods in talks with UK farmers to swap livestock for trees

2 days ago   |   New Scientist

Exclusive: Pat Brown, chief executive of the plant-based meat firm, wants pilot to show economic and climate change benefits of taking farmland out of cattle and sheep...
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Covid limits migration despite more people displaced by war and disasters

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

IOM report finds 9m more people displaced globally but mobility restricted due to pandemic, with vaccination proving a key factor The coronavirus pandemic had a radical effect...
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Webinar: Braving the Storm - How Climate Change Will Affect How and Where We Live

4 days ago   |   Social Science Space

How will climate change affect where - and how - we live? Join an expert panel of demographers as they give a virtual briefing to members of the U.S. Congress that attempts to...
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Expert reaction to a study modelling future rainfall in the Arctic

4 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

A study published in Nature Communications uses new climate models to look at Arctic precipitation projections. Dr Gavin Schmidt, Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for...
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EU shame as greenhouses gases rise by nearly fifth despite COP pledges

EU shame as greenhouses gases rise by nearly fifth despite COP pledges

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE EUROPEAN UNION'S greenhouse emissions rose by nearly a fifth, official data reveals, despite a pledge to fight the climate crisis made at the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
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What can we can learn from being the last type of human left standing?

5 days ago   |   New Scientist

Compassion and sociability helped Homo sapiens survive climatic changes that wiped out other types of humans. Will those skills be enough to survive another bout of climate change?
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Inside the Climate Crisis Film Festival

8 days ago   |   The Big Issue

If COP26 had been a film, its ending was more frustrating and depressingly hollow than that of No Time To Die . On the final Friday at 6pm, while intense negotiations were...
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It's time to tuck your plants into a compost bed for winter

Like your gut bacteria, the microorganisms in your soil need nurturing, so give them a helping of organic matter, says Clare Wilson Read more ...

Brexit Britain's ambitious 'hydrogen-led economy' can lead Europe in 'great...

Brexit Britain's ambitious 'hydrogen-led economy' can lead Europe in 'great step forward'

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Arianespace launches Galileo navigation satellites in final mission before Webb

Arianespace launches Galileo navigation satellites in final mission before Webb

A Soyuz ST-B launcher takes off from the Guiana Space Center on Saturday night with two Galileo navigation satellites. Credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace - Photo Optique Video du CSG... Read more ...

Photos: Atlas 5 rolls out to launch pad for Space Force mission

Photos: Atlas 5 rolls out to launch pad for Space Force mission

United Launch Alliance rolled an Atlas 5 rocket to its launch pad Friday at Cape Canaveral in preparation for liftoff before dawn Sunday on a mission to carry two U.S. Space... Read more ...

Encounter review - Riz Ahmed shines in sophisticated alien-invasion thriller

Family road movie and sci-fi conspiracy merge in this subtle psychological drama from Beast director Michael Pearce Otherworldly science fiction meets down-to-earth... Read more ...

British firm to rival SpaceX and Blue Origin with £200m investment in...

British firm to rival SpaceX and Blue Origin with £200m investment in 'world-class' tech

A BRITISH company has set a target of raising £200million to develop groundbreaking rocket engines for space travel as it hopes to rival companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin. Read more ...

One of the Many

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Farewell to Junho, who has left to start his own laboratory!

July 15, 2021Junho, our beloved first postdoctoral fellow has left to open his own laboratory at Sungkyunkwan Univerisy in South Korea. Congratulations, Junho! We had a lot of... Read more ...

Talk on microglia activation in human Ataxia Telangiectasia at SfN

August 24, 2021Jenny's abstract on the single-nucleus RNA-seq analysis of human Ataxia Telangiectasia brain was selected for an oral presentation at Society for Neuroscience... Read more ...

Early data from South Africa hints Omicron variant may cause less severe...

As the world waits for studies that give a clear picture of the Omicron variant, early clinical data emerging from South Africa hint at a virus that may cause less severe cases... Read more ...