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Biocides

5 hours ago   |   IFST

January 2021 Introduction In the UK, the Health and Safety Executive definition of a biocidal product is one ‘which controls harmful or unwanted organisms through chemical or...
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The best recent science fiction and fantasy reviews roundup

18 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The Stranger Times by CK McDonnell; Radio Life by Derek B Miller; Hall of Smoke by HM Long; Inscape by Louise Carey; and Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline Standup comedian and...
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Podcast goes behind the scenes in the battle to mitigate wildfires

22 hours ago   |   New Scientist

The podcast Life with Fire explores the wildfires a warming world will create - and why we need to involve everyone if we are going to learn how best to live with them
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A Perfect Planet review: Attenborough's new show is one of his best

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

David Attenborough documentary A Perfect Planet blends earth science with dazzling images of flamingos, finches and frogs to reveal how natural forces have nurtured life
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Who is Cotton Candy on The Masked Dancer USA? All the clues and guesses you need to know

Who is Cotton Candy on The Masked Dancer USA? All the clues and guesses you need to know

1 day ago   |   Metro

Some big names have been attached to Cotton Candy on The Masked Dancer The Masked Dancer has proven that anyone could be busting a move on the stage during the competition...
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Brian Cox admitted 'we're only intelligent life in galaxy' as alien argument shut down

Brian Cox admitted 'we're only intelligent life in galaxy' as alien argument shut down

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

BRIAN COX suggested humans are likely to be the only intelligent life in the whole galaxy.
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Opinion: Businesses across the supply chain must work together to make Covid-19 vaccines

1 day ago   |   STAT

As a scientist leading a company focused on RNA, I have cheered Pfizer, BioNTech, Moderna, and others as the biopharmaceutical industry raced to create vaccines that will end...
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SpaceX Starship: Elon Musk surprises fans with not one but three SN9 static fire tests

SpaceX Starship: Elon Musk surprises fans with not one but three SN9 static fire tests

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

SPACEX'S Starship prototype roared to life last night when the Serial Number 9 fired its three Raptor engines on the ground, not once or twice, but three times in total.
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Second Spring review: A brave film about agency and cognitive decline

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

In Second Spring, an archaeologist who has developed a lesser-known form of dementia that alters her personality, unmasks her new life - to the dismay of friends and family
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Outcomes after cataract surgery in eyes with pseudoexfoliation: Results from the Veterans Affairs Ophthalmic Surgery Outcomes Data Project

1 day ago   |   Harvard   |   2 articles

Angela Turalba, Tulay Cakiner-Egilmez, Abhishek R Payal, Luis A Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Amy S Chomsky, David E Vollman, Elizabeth F Baze, Mary G Lawrence, and Mary K Daly. 2017. “...
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Blue Origin launch: Watch New Shepherd successfully launch and land...

Blue Origin launch: Watch New Shepherd successfully launch and land ‘Mannequin Skywalker'

BLUE ORIGIN has today successfully completed its first launch of 2021, Jeff Bezos' pioneering space company has confirmed. Read more ...

2020 the second warmest year on record and rounds off Earth's hottest decade

2020 the second warmest year on record and rounds off Earth's hottest decade

2020 was the second hottest year on record Last year was the second hottest year on record, with global temperatures nearly 1.3C warmer than pre-industrial times , UK... Read more ...

Archaeology breakthrough: Oldest cave painting in the world discovered in...

Archaeology breakthrough: Oldest cave painting in the world discovered in Indonesia

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have uncovered the oldest-known cave painting made by prehistoric humans after stumbling upon the image of a wild pig painted in Indonesia at least 45,500 years ago. Read more ...

Officials forecast than 50 launches from Florida's Space Coast this year

Officials forecast than 50 launches from Florida's Space Coast this year

A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off Jan. 7 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station with the the Turksat 5A communications satellite, the first launch from Florida's Space Coast in... Read more ...

Biocides

Biocides

January 2021 Introduction In the UK, the Health and Safety Executive definition of a biocidal product is one ‘which controls harmful or unwanted organisms through chemical or... Read more ...

Moon landing: JFK's secret Apollo 11 plan exposed in newly uncovered files...

Moon landing: JFK's secret Apollo 11 plan exposed in newly uncovered files on NASA

THE MOON LANDING of Apollo 11 was of much more strategic value to the US than simply beating the Soviet Union in the Space Race and expanding its knowledge of the Moon. Read more ...

Solar storm releases 1.8 million km per hour particles headed straight...

Solar storm releases 1.8 million km per hour particles headed straight towards Earth

SOLAR winds travelling at more than 1.8 million kilometres an hour are making their way through the solar system and could soon hit Earth, astronomers have forecast for the... Read more ...

Archaeology news: Experts identify contents of Maya drug container

Archaeology news: Experts identify contents of Maya drug container

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have identified the contents of drug containers used by the Maya civilisation 1,000 years ago, offering a unique insight into how the ancient civilisation lived. Read more ...

Zombie news: Apocalypse movies helped people prepare for the pandemic, study...

Zombie news: Apocalypse movies helped people prepare for the pandemic, study shows

ZOMBIE movies prepared people for the coronavirus pandemic, researchers have revealed, showing that there are stark similarities between apocalypse fiction and the current... Read more ...

INTERVIEW: Poshmark's CEO Manish Chandra dishes on working with Serena...

INTERVIEW: Poshmark's CEO Manish Chandra dishes on working with Serena Williams, avoiding jail by partnering with the USPS, and splurging on Balenciaga sneakers

Summary List Placement Poshmark shares soared 150% in its trading debut on Thursday, opening at $97.50 per share, more than double the $42 initial price that Poshmark set... Read more ...