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How voters assess elite-educated politicians: A survey experiment

4 hours ago   |   Harvard

Thomas Gift and Carlos Lastra-Anadón. 2018. “ How voters assess elite-educated politicians: A survey experiment .” Electoral Studies, 56, Pp. 136-149. Publisher's Version...
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Endangered animals threatened by pandemic as ecotourists stay home

7 days ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

The ecotourism that funds many conservation programmes has largely stopped during the covid-19 pandemic, which could lead to losses of endangered animals
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Endangered animals threatened by pandemic as eco-tourists stay home

7 days ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

The eco-tourism that funds many conservation programmes has largely stopped during the covid-19 pandemic, which could lead to losses of endangered animals
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UK's flagship new science funder delayed

10 days ago   |   Politico

LONDON - Boris Johnson will plow ahead with the U.K.'s new blue-skies research agency with or without its number one fan, his former chief adviser Dominic Cummings - but it...
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Bee population MAPPED: 20,000 bee species pinpointed in vital conservation bid

Bee population MAPPED: 20,000 bee species pinpointed in vital conservation bid

13 days ago   |   Daily Express

BEE are dying due to climate change, pesticide poisoning and plant loss. But scientists have now built the first bee species map in a vital first step towards conserving the...
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Balancing conservative and disruptive growth in the voter model

20 days ago   |   Harvard

Robert J. H. Ross and Walter Fontana. Submitted. “ Balancing conservative and disruptive growth in the voter model ”. article
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App allows city-dwellers to turn citizen scientists and track Australia's urban birds

21 days ago   |   The Guardian

Big City Birds app launched to help researchers better understand sulphur-crested cockatoo, ibis and brush-turkey There's a new reason to engage with some of Australia's most...
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COVID-19 report reveals massive hit to the North's health and economy

21 days ago   |   The NHSA

The North of England's economy has been hit harder than the rest of the country during the COVID-19 pandemic with inequalities between the North and the rest of the country...
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The Guardian view on Covid and the north-south divide: inequality kills | Editorial

22 days ago   |   The Guardian

Boris Johnson won a landslide promising to ‘level up' the UK. Yet the pandemic threatens to level down the country Inequality kills, and an unequal geography makes some places...
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The Guardian view on Joe Biden: cometh the hour, cometh the man | Editorial

24 days ago   |   The Guardian

If the 2020 election was a referendum on the Trump years, the pandemic provides a test of conservative principles “This is the time to heal in America”. President-elect Joe...
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Dramatic video shows catastrophic collapse of Arecibo instrument platform

Dramatic video shows catastrophic collapse of Arecibo instrument platform

The Arecibo Observatory's 900-ton instrument platform falls onto the radio telescope's dish antenna after the failure of a third support cable Dec. 1. Image: National Science... Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘unprecedented fading' of Stingray Nebula...

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘unprecedented fading' of Stingray Nebula - ‘Exceeding rare'

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a cloud of gas enveloping a dying star dim at remarkable speeds. Read more ...

SpaceX Starship test flight: SpaceX readies for Starship's 'bellyflop'...

SpaceX Starship test flight: SpaceX readies for Starship's 'bellyflop' launch this week

SPACEX has been granted a Temporary Flight Restriction that hints at the Starship launching on its first major test flight before the week is over. Read more ...

China's Moon lander wraps up lunar rock collection, prepares for daring trip...

China's Moon lander wraps up lunar rock collection, prepares for daring trip back to Earth

CHINA'S Chang'e 5 has wrapped up the most critical stage of its mission, the collection of Moon rock samples, and will prepare to head back home, China's space agency has... Read more ...

UK astronomers take step towards revealing origin of Milky Way 'Backbones of...

UK astronomers take step towards revealing origin of Milky Way 'Backbones of astrophysics'

UK SCIENTISTS have unveiled today the most detailed map of the Milky Way ever created, marking a quantum leap towards understanding our place in the Universe. Read more ...

Chinese probe completes sample collection work on lunar surface

Chinese probe completes sample collection work on lunar surface

This image from a panorama taken by the Chang'e 5 sample return lander shows one of the spacecraft's landing legs on the lunar surface. Credit: CNSA Chinese officials said the... Read more ...

Data scientists are some of the happiest employees in America - this online...

Data scientists are some of the happiest employees in America - this online Harvard program can help you break into the field for way less than grad school

Summary List Placement Companies collect data in order to understand their users and drive strategic business decisions. Data scientists, who make this information... Read more ...

View From South Africa: Complexity Theory and University Leadership

View From South Africa: Complexity Theory and University Leadership

Universities are complex, dynamic organizations which must adapt in ways that aren't always planned or predicted. For some university leaders, such challenges present an... Read more ...

Archaeology news: 'Rare' piece of 3,000-year-old gold jewellery unearthed in...

Archaeology news: 'Rare' piece of 3,000-year-old gold jewellery unearthed in Israel

ARCHAEOLOGISTS sifting through thousands of tons of ancient Israeli soil have discovered an exceptionally rare piece of golden jewellery. Read more ...

Climate change: Researchers warn Greenland approaching ‘critical point' in...

Climate change: Researchers warn Greenland approaching ‘critical point' in ice decline

CLIMATE CHANGE scientists have warned irreversible sea-level rise will result if Greenland's ice sheet continues to melt. Read more ...