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Places around England compete to host underground nuclear waste dump

6 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Businesses, individuals with land, and local governments are competing to host an underground nuclear waste facility in the UK, and receive a yearly £2.5 million incentive
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This Teacher Mum Has All The Rainbow Crafting Ideas You Could Need

This Teacher Mum Has All The Rainbow Crafting Ideas You Could Need

8 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

If there's a single motif that symbolises lockdown , it's rainbows. Families have been putting them in their windows to spread positivity, while others have been letting their...
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Asian hornets with sting which can kill have invaded the UK - and it could cost £7million

Asian hornets with sting which can kill have invaded the UK - and it could cost £7million

15 hours ago   |   Daily Express

GIANT Asian hornets which have the potential to kill a human with ONE sting have invaded the UK - and they could cause more than £7million worth of damage, scientists have warned.
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UK government urged to abandon 'poor' finger-prick antibody tests

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

None of 3.5m home tests ordered have so far been accurate enough to detect coronavirus immunity Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Ministers could...
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Expert reaction to latest numbers of deaths in England, published by NHS England

19 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   3 articles

NHS England have published the latest number of recorded deaths from COVID-19 in the UK - a further 765 people, bringing the total to 7,248 recorded deaths in hospital.* Prof...
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Expert comments on BME groups and risk of hospitalisation with COVID-19

20 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

There have been questions from journalists about apparent differences in the proportion of people hopsitalised with COVID-19 who are from BME groups when compared to the...
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Expert comments about the current lockdown measures

23 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A meeting of the government emergency COBR committee is due to take place today where it is expected that the UK's lockdown measures will be discussed and most likely...
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EU science chief quits claiming he has ‘lost faith in system' amid coronavirus response

1 day ago   |   The Courier

The head of the European Union's top science organisation has resigned in frustration at the height of the Covid-19 crisis.
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Coronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your area?

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many cases have been reported near you Coronavirus - live news...
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Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 1.5m as UK and US suffer worst daily death tolls

1 day ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Boris Johnson still in intensive care but condition improves; virus fears halt Saudi military operations in Yemen; global trade could fall up to a third. Follow the latest...
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COVID-19 Global Diaries: 'I'm a scientist fighting a pandemic of confusion...

COVID-19 Global Diaries: 'I'm a scientist fighting a pandemic of confusion and fear'

In Malaysia Dr Chai Lay Ching works hard to bring information and science-backed solutions to help the fight against the virus This pandemic has put scientists at the forefront... Read more ...

NASA news: Pollution drastically drops as people stay home due to...

NASA news: Pollution drastically drops as people stay home due to coronavirus lockdown

NASA satellites have observed a drastic drop in air pollution over parts of the US as millions of people isolate at home from coronavirus disease . Read more ...

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Bhumi Pednekar learns hydroponics farming from mother during lockdown

Bhumi Pednekar learns hydroponics farming from mother during lockdown

Bhumi Pednekar is an environmentally conscious actor who wants to propagate the idea of sustainable living and is an advocate for climate change. India is in lockdown mode due... Read more ...

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Easter: Where is Golgotha? Expert discusses 'TRUE location' of hill Jesus was crucified on

EASTER commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Golgotha and his subsequent resurrection - but where is the location of Golgotha? Read more ...

Britain won't know for WEEKS if lockdown can be eased, warns top science adviser

Britain won't know for WEEKS if lockdown can be eased, warns top science adviser

Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson said 'definitive' proof of whether restrictions have worked will not be available for 'several more weeks'. Read more ...

Perth school is heading for Mars

Perth school is heading for Mars

Principal teacher of science Stuart Smith applied to have the school's name on NASA's next Mars Rover. Read more ...

This Teacher Mum Has All The Rainbow Crafting Ideas You Could Need

This Teacher Mum Has All The Rainbow Crafting Ideas You Could Need

If there's a single motif that symbolises lockdown , it's rainbows. Families have been putting them in their windows to spread positivity, while others have been letting their... Read more ...

Amazon announces plan to develop COVID-19 test as it enters fight to defeat...

Amazon announces plan to develop COVID-19 test as it enters fight to defeat deadly virus

AMAZON has announced that it is trying to develop a test for COVID-19, which it intends to make available for general use. Read more ...

Government receives MAJOR boost to its plans to test 100,000 people per day...

Government receives MAJOR boost to its plans to test 100,000 people per day for COVID-19

THE GOVERNMENT'S pledge to hit 100,000 coronavirus tests per day by the end of April received a major boost, after two British pharmaceutical companies announced they were... Read more ...