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Expert reaction to government no longer requiring passengers arriving from several countries and territories to self-isolate on arrival into England, from 10th July

11 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

The government have announced that from the 10th July passengers arriving from several countries and territories will no longer be required to self-isolate on arrival into...
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Gurminder K. Bhambra on Postcolonial Social Science

3 days ago   |   Social Science Space

LISTEN TO GURMINDER K. BHAMBRA NOW! “I grew up in this country,” says Gurminder K. Bhambra, a professor at the University of Sussex's School of Global Studies , “and I always...
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Academic Freedom Includes the Responsibility to Act Ethically

Academic Freedom Includes the Responsibility to Act Ethically

3 days ago   |   Social Science Space

(Image: Teodoraturovic - Own work , CC BY-SA 4.0, ) In 1990 CODESRIA , Africa's premier social science council, organized a conference in Kampala, Uganda, on academic freedom...
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Coronavirus: The unfolding travel crisis is becoming a Greek tragedy

3 days ago   |   The Independent

The Man Who Pays His Way: Quarantine was 'Informed by science, backed by the public and will keep us all safe'. Until the U-turn
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Academic Freedom Includes the Responsibility to Act Ethically

Academic Freedom Includes the Responsibility to Act Ethically

4 days ago   |   Social Science Space

(Image: Teodoraturovic - Own work , CC BY-SA 4.0, ) In 1990 CODESRIA , Africa's premier social science council, organized a conference in Kampala, Uganda, on academic freedom...
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Gurminder K. Bhambra on Postcolonial Social Science

5 days ago   |   Social Science Space

LISTEN TO GURMINDER K. BHAMBRA NOW! “I grew up in this country,” says Gurminder K. Bhambra, a professor at the University of Sussex's School of Global Studies , “and I always...
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Space travel is giving the future of cryptocurrency a boost for one surprising reason

Space travel is giving the future of cryptocurrency a boost for one surprising reason

6 days ago   |   Daily Express

SPACE travel may have untold benefits for cryptocurrencies, as multiple private firms gear up to make satellite launches more and more affordable.
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The First English Female Aerial Traveller

The First English Female Aerial Traveller

6 days ago   |   Science Museum

Meet Letitia Ann Sage : an actress who, on this day in 1785, became the first English woman ever to take to the skies, in a hot air balloon. Indeed she was among the first in...
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Coronavirus Australia: Victoria reports jump of 41 cases and sends emergency alerts to hotspots

9 days ago   |   The Guardian

New South Wales makes Covid-19 tests mandatory for returned travellers and reports six new cases Coronavirus live blog: India passes 500,000 cases as Victoria reports surge...
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Coronavirus Australia: Scott Morrison to meet bank chiefs as economic cliff looms

10 days ago   |   The Guardian

National cabinet decides to ease distancing requirements for small venues and continue 14-day hotel quarantine for returned travellers Coronavirus Australia live blog - latest...
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Might Commercializing Social Science Be a Road to Impact?

Might Commercializing Social Science Be a Road to Impact?

The social sciences make an enormous contribution to the economy. A 2012 study by Cambridge Econometrics for the London School of Economics and Political Science showed that... Read more ...

NASA news: Remnant of a 'cataclysmic explosion' that tore apart a star is...

NASA news: Remnant of a 'cataclysmic explosion' that tore apart a star is caught by Hubble

NASA'S Hubble Space Telescope snapped this beautiful supernova remnant - evidence of a "cataclysmic eruption" that tore a star apart. Read more ...

Archaeologists in 9,000-year revelation. rotting teeth plagued ancient man too

Archaeologists in 9,000-year revelation. rotting teeth plagued ancient man too

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have found evidence of tooth decay and cavities linked to sugary foods that date back nearly 9,000 years. Read more ...

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut downed a record 75...

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut downed a record 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Here's the science behind how he does it

Joey Chestnut ate 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes on July 4, 2020, setting a new record. Miki Sudo also defended her title in the women's hot dog competition, downing 48.5 dogs for... Read more ...

Israel successfully places surveillance satellite into orbit

Israel successfully places surveillance satellite into orbit

A Shavit 2 launcher takes off from Israel on Monday carrying the Ofeq 16 spy satellite. Credit: Israel Ministry of Defense For the first time in nearly four years, a rocket... Read more ...

Summer Reading: Krastev and Holmes, The Light That Failed

Summer Reading: Krastev and Holmes, The Light That Failed

A brilliant analysis of where things went wrong in Eastern Europe after 1989. “After the fall of the Wall, across-the-board imitation of the West was widely accepted as the... Read more ...

Coronavirus: What Is Backward Contact Tracing?

Coronavirus: What Is Backward Contact Tracing?

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. Unless you have been *incredibly* bored in lockdown , you probably... Read more ...

Shark horror: Gentle giant whale sharks have hundreds of little teeth on...

Shark horror: Gentle giant whale sharks have hundreds of little teeth on their EYEBALLS

WHALE sharks have hundreds upon hundreds of tiny teeth coating their eyeballs, marine biologists have astonishingly discovered. Read more ...

“It's a pandemic of racism”: the failure of data, implicit bias and systemic...

“It's a pandemic of racism”: the failure of data, implicit bias and systemic discrimination

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We Tried Heinz Ice Cream FOR SCIENCE

We Tried Heinz Ice Cream FOR SCIENCE

Salad Cream, Ketchup and BBQ sauce-flavoured ice cream. Mmmmhurgh. Read more ...