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OPINION - Tech & Science Daily podcast: Could world's oldest DNA save the planet?

14 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

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‘The biggest meeting for humanity': Why Cop15 has to succeed

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Negotiators from around the world have landed in Montreal, Canada for the UN's biodiversity conference, Cop15. The summit has been called an “unprecedented” opportunity for...
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My trip to space made me realise we have only one Earth - it must live long and prosper | William Shatner

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Star Trek prepared me to feel a connection with the universe. Instead, I felt terrible grief for our planet. At Cop15, our leaders must negotiate to protect it Last year, at...
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The five ways we're killing nature and why it has to stop - video explainer

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Fighting the climate emergency is only one side of the story. Science tells us we must tackle the biodiversity crisis at the same time as addressing global heating to save the...
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Top 10 polar photobooks

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

From Stefan Christman's absorbing studies of emperor penguins to Sebastião Salgado's stunning images of unpeopled wilderness, these are richly rewarding voyages for armchair...
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Mars may have a huge plume of hot rocks rising towards its surface

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

Mars has been viewed as a mostly geologically static world, but the planet may have an enormous underground plume of hot rocks slowly rising towards the surface
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Amazing image of crescent Earth rising over the moon captured by Orion

3 days ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

The Orion capsule has made its closest pass above the surface of the moon and begun its journey back to Earth, capturing astonishing views of our planet on the way
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Mars comes to opposition and is occulted by the Moon!

Mars comes to opposition and is occulted by the Moon!

3 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Mighty Mars imaged on 21 November 2022 at 22:22 UT. The Syrtis Major is on Mars' central meridian. South is up. Image: Damian Peach. The long-awaited opposition of Mars on 8...
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STAT+: The health insurer will see you now: How UnitedHealth is keeping more profits, as your doctor

3 days ago   |   STAT

Next year, UnitedHealth Group - one of the largest health care companies on the planet - expects to make a lot more money in a relatively simple way: by funneling more of the...
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Uranus occulted by the Moon

Uranus occulted by the Moon

4 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Uranus is occulted by the Moon across the UK on the early-evening of 5 December. A pretty rare observational event visible across the whole of the UK, a planet occulted by the...
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Beyond End Predictions: Stop Putting Machine Learning First and Design...

Zana Buçinca, Alexandra Chouldechova, Jennifer Wortman Vaughan, and Krzysztof Z. Gajos. 2022. “ Beyond End Predictions: Stop Putting Machine Learning First and Design... Read more ...

Get a close look at Cybermen, cyborgs and Daleks at Doctor Who exhibition

Get a close look at Cybermen, cyborgs and Daleks at Doctor Who exhibition

The metallic menaces known as the Daleks Have you ever watched an episode of Doctor Who and found yourself wondering how much of what was going on was actually possible, or... Read more ...

CERN, Fermilab particle boffins bet on AlmaLinux for big science

CentOS tossed out AlmaLinux, a somewhat popular free Linux distribution derived from Red Hat Enterprise Linux , received a vote of confidence on Thursday from the European and... Read more ...

Science Shows How Flushing a Public Toilet Blasts Pathogens Everywhere - CNET

Here's proof that flushing a public toilet is truly disgusting. Read more ...

The Power of Proximity: Office Interactions Affect Online Feedback and...

Natalia Emanuel, Emma Harrington, and Amanda Pallais. Working Paper. “ The Power of Proximity: Office Interactions Affect Online Feedback and Quits, Especially for Women and... Read more ...

Recent Developments in Causal Inference and Machine Learning

Jennie Brand, Xiang Zhou, and Yu Xie. Forthcoming. “ Recent Developments in Causal Inference and Machine Learning .” Annual Review of Sociology. brand-zhou-xie2023 causal.pdf Read more ...

Expanding the HDAC druggable landscape beyond enzymatic inhibition

Julien Olivet, Soon Gang Choi, Salvador Sierra, Tina M O'Grady, Mario de la Fuente Revenga, Florent Laval, Vladimir V Botchkarev, Christoph Gorgulla, Paul W Coote, Jeremy... Read more ...

Multi-armed Bandit Learning On a Graph: Technical Report

Tianpeng Zhang, Kasper Johansson, and Li Na. In Preparation. “ Multi-armed Bandit Learning On a Graph: Technical Report .” In CISS 2023. Baltimore, Maryland, USA: IEEE... Read more ...

Expert reaction to study looking at short bursts of vigorous physical...

A study published in Nature Medicine looks at wearable device-measured vigorous physical activity and mortality. Prof David Stensel, Professor of Exercise Metabolism... Read more ...

Expert reaction to Cumbrian coalmine decision

It has been announced that Michael Gove has approved development of the UK's first new coalmine in 3 decades in Whitehaven in Cumbria. Prof Myles Allen, Professor of Geosystem... Read more ...