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Opinion: Working with ICER, or around it, on cost-effectiveness estimates

7 hours ago   |   STAT

As the national debate over prescription drug pricing reaches a fever pitch, drug manufacturers bringing new products to market face unique challenges. From the threats of...
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Greta Thunberg leaves US with simple climate crisis message: vote

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Thunberg: ‘My message to the Americans is the same as to everyone - to unite behind the science and to act on the science' If world leaders fail us, my generation will never...
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People doing their bit for fish and moths | Letters

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Dave Morris on the collective power of research and Alastair Leake on the decline in moth populations The efforts of campaigners to highlight important issues can often be...
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Thailand wants to ban these three pesticides. The US government says no | Carey Gillam

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

The Trump administration is putting profits before people by pressuring the country not to ban harmful chemicals made by Dow, Syngenta and Monsanto You know it's a dark day for...
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Kangaroo Island: pioneering research examines health of sea lions - in pictures

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

For the first time, a colony of sea lions in Australia is being treated with a topical anti-parasitic and monitored for health and survival. The research, led by Dr Rachael...
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Next Chernobyl? Frozen nuclear city to ‘seep radiation into environment' as ice melts

Next Chernobyl? Frozen nuclear city to ‘seep radiation into environment' as ice melts

7 days ago   |   Daily Express

A FROZEN underground city could be threatening to seep radioactive materials into the environment as climate change forces the ice to melt.
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Daniel Lobb obituary

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

My brother Dan Lobb, who has died aged 80, was a designer of optical instruments for spacecraft, working at the Scientific Instrument Research Association in Chislehurst, Kent...
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Groundwater pumping is draining rivers and streams worldwide

7 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Excessive groundwater use could push more than half of the regions that depend on water pumped up from underground aquifers past an environmental tipping point by 2050. That...
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Country diary: magical mushrooms spark the children's imagination

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

Durham University Botanic Garden: Curious fungi open a gate to the mysteries of mycology Before I retired from university teaching, I brought undergraduates to this valley at...
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Correspondence from Lord Gardiner, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, to the Chair of the Committee, relating to Japanese knotweed and the built environment, 29 October 2019

9 days ago   |   Parliament   |   7 articles

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SpaceX fires up Crew Dragon thrusters in key test after April explosion

SpaceX fires up Crew Dragon thrusters in key test after April explosion

Eight SuperDraco thrusters fired during a ground test Wednesday at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX test-fired the Crew Dragon spacecraft's eight... Read more ...

Life on Mars breakthrough? NASA's 2020 rover will dig for alien fossils and...

Life on Mars breakthrough? NASA's 2020 rover will dig for alien fossils and 'ancient life'

NASA scientists aim to dig up proof of “ancient microbial life” on Mars with the aid of NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission. Read more ...

California is becoming a nightmare. Here's why the state is getting...

California is becoming a nightmare. Here's why the state is getting unlivable, according to science

In the last decade, California has seen a devastating drought , enormous and deadly fires , and a skyrocketing homeless population . Taken together, these factors are making... Read more ...

Solar Eclipse: NASA shares a breathtaking eclipse photo snapped by Apollo 12...

Solar Eclipse: NASA shares a breathtaking eclipse photo snapped by Apollo 12 astronauts

NASA'S Apollo 12 astronauts took this beautiful picture of a solar eclipse on their journey to the Moon, 50 years ago. Read more ...

Big One earthquake warning: ‘Real threat' of major California strike

Big One earthquake warning: ‘Real threat' of major California strike

A MAJOR California earthquake “will” strike and residents of the US west coast must prepare immediately, an expert has warned. Read more ...

Weather warning: Big freezes and extreme conditions will INCREASE due to...

Weather warning: Big freezes and extreme conditions will INCREASE due to global warning

FREEZING weather across the south of the US and southern Europe will become more common in the future as the jet stream becomes wavier and the polar vortex weakens due to... Read more ...

Supervolcano WARNING: Humans would struggle to survive eruption - but can't...

Supervolcano WARNING: Humans would struggle to survive eruption - but can't prevent it

HUMANITY would struggle to survive a supervolcano eruption, and there is little we can do but sit back and accept our fate, one expert has warned. Read more ...

Kiddo wants to make it easier for parents to supplement their children's...

Kiddo wants to make it easier for parents to supplement their children's learning

Dubai-based Leo Technologies Ltd this week announced the launch of its latest app Kiddo, which aims to make it easier for parents to evaluate various kid-friendly activities... Read more ...

NASA news: Planet Nine has already been spotted but NASA doesn't know yet...

NASA news: Planet Nine has already been spotted but NASA doesn't know yet - study

NASA may have already found the mysterious and elusive Planet Nine - but the space agency does not know it yet, according to a new study. Read more ...

Asteroid alert: Monster rock bigger than Shard to ROAR by Earth - NASA warning

Asteroid alert: Monster rock bigger than Shard to ROAR by Earth - NASA warning

A HUGE asteroid bigger than the Shard skyscraper is set to roar past Earth on Boxing Day, and NASA has warned that it is “potentially hazardous”. Read more ...