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Animal that doesn't need oxygen to survive discovered

6 hours ago   |   New Scientist

It was thought all animals needed oxygen to survive, but a parasite that infects fish has completely lost the ability to use oxygen to generate energy
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Bone outcomes following sleeve gastrectomy in adolescents and young adults with obesity versus non-surgical controls

1 day ago   |   Harvard

Madhusmita Misra, Vibha Singhal, Brian Carmine, Amita Bose, Megan M Kelsey, Fatima Cody Stanford, Jennifer Bram, Jeremy Aidlen, Thomas Inge, Mary L Bouxsein, and Miriam A...
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Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy than the Sun

Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy than the Sun

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

A SOLAR flare 10 times more powerful than anything the Sun has ever released was caught coming from an unusually small star, astronomers have announced.
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BioCharger's Claims Are Too Silly to Take Seriously

3 days ago   |   Science-Based Medicine

The BioCharger is a subtle energy device based on fantasy, not science. At $15,000, pretty expensive for a placebo.
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Tempest: Rolls Royce working on kinetic generators to power directed energy weapon

Tempest: Rolls Royce working on kinetic generators to power directed energy weapon

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

TEMPEST, the state-of-the-art fighter which the RAF hopes to be able to deploy by 2035, will benefit from revolutionary kinetic generators capable of power directed energy weapons.
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Expert reaction to confirmation of Amanda Solloway MP as Science Minister

5 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Amanda Solloway, MP for Derby North, has been confirmed as the new Science Minster by a BEIS and UKRI press release . Prof Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal, Fellow of Trinity...
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Energy 2.0: New green technology generates electricity 'out of thin air'

Energy 2.0: New green technology generates electricity 'out of thin air'

6 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN energy revolution has almost arrived, following the development of a device capable of creating clean electricity from water, it has been announced.
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Science dishes out an answer on the old handwashing vs. dishwasher debate

6 days ago   |   Grist

In my family of origin, there's a parent who prefers to put all the dishes in the dishwasher and a parent who prefers to do everything by hand. (It just so happens that the...
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Space weather: Blasts of energy from the Sun threaten tech BLACKOUTS on Earth

Space weather: Blasts of energy from the Sun threaten tech BLACKOUTS on Earth

10 days ago   |   Daily Express

SPACE WEATHER effects triggered by outbursts of charged particles from the Sun threaten blackouts and satellite disruptions, a prominent geophysicist has told Express.co.uk.
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Exploring the start of the universe - Science Weekly podcast

10 days ago   |   The Guardian

What happened at the dawn of the universe, just trillionths of a second after the start of the big bang, remains a mystery. Revisiting these moments in his new book, At the...
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Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism

Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism

Jankins Hankins. 2017. “ Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism .” In Re-envisioning Christian humanism : Education and the restoration of humanity, edited by Jens Zimmerman... Read more ...

Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism

Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism

James Hankins. 2016. “ Marsilio Ficino and Christian Humanism .” In Re-Envisioning Christian Humanism: Education and the Restoration of Humanity, edited by Editor Jens... Read more ...

‘Mad' Mike Hughes Dies In Rocket Crash On Mission To Prove The Earth Is Flat

‘Mad' Mike Hughes Dies In Rocket Crash On Mission To Prove The Earth Is Flat

A self-styled daredevil who wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the Earth is flat has died after his homemade rocket crashed. ‘Mad' Mike Hughes was killed on... Read more ...

Wild wheat, plant genomics, and food security

Wild wheat, plant genomics, and food security

Wheat is the most widely grown crop in the world, providing 20% of the calories and proteins consumed by humankind. More than one fifth of the projected yield is lost every... Read more ...

The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists

The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists

James Hankins. 2019. “ The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists .” In Beyond Reception: Renaissance Humanism and the Transformation of Classical Antiquity, edited by... Read more ...

Australia wildfires: ‘Globally unprecedented' blazes burned FIFTH of...

Australia wildfires: ‘Globally unprecedented' blazes burned FIFTH of Australia's forest

AUSTRALIA'S wildfires have now burned more than a fifth of the country's forests, making the blazes "globally unprecedented", researchers have revealed. Read more ...

Was Caesar a Tyrant? A Humanist Debate on Virtue and Political Legitimacy

Was Caesar a Tyrant? A Humanist Debate on Virtue and Political Legitimacy

James Hankins. 2018. “ Was Caesar a Tyrant? A Humanist Debate on Virtue and Political Legitimacy .” In Why Polities Decline: Corruption, Tyranny and Bad Leadership, edited by... Read more ...

The Unpolitical Petrarch: Justifying the Life of Literary Retirement

The Unpolitical Petrarch: Justifying the Life of Literary Retirement

James Hankins. 2017. “ The Unpolitical Petrarch: Justifying the Life of Literary Retirement .” In Et amicorum: Essays on Renaissance Humanism and Philosophy in Honour of Jill... Read more ...

Leonardo Bruni and Machiavelli on the Lessons of Florentine History

Leonardo Bruni and Machiavelli on the Lessons of Florentine History

James Hankins. 2017. “ Leonardo Bruni and Machiavelli on the Lessons of Florentine History .” In Le cronache volgari in Italia: Atti della VI Settimana di studi eedievali... Read more ...

Reforming Elites the Confucian Way

Reforming Elites the Confucian Way

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