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Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot

7 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot : A new robot helps people scale walls like a slow-motion Spiderman. It can even ascend bumpy surfaces on which...
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Humans did not drive Australia's megafauna to extinction - climate change did | Scott Hucknall

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

We now know people and megafauna overlapped by up to 20,000 years, until changes to vegetation, water and fire When people first arrived in what is now Queensland, they would...
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Beach water quality testing stops in England due to coronavirus crisis

8 days ago   |   New Scientist

People swimming at beaches and lakes across England this summer will not know if the water is dirty because officials have stopped sampling to test water quality
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What do cities like Orlando need to prepare for climate migrants?

9 days ago   |   Science News for Students

What do cities like Orlando need to prepare for climate migrants? : Hurricane Maria roared across Puerto Rico in late September 2017. The storm caused an estimated $90 billion...
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How to protect your home from disasters amplified by climate change

10 days ago   |   Science News for Students

How to protect your home from disasters amplified by climate change : decade ago, climate change projections pointed to a distant future, 50 or 100 years down the road. But...
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Wiggling wheels could keep future rovers trucking in loose lunar soil

12 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Wiggling wheels could keep future rovers trucking in loose lunar soil : A truly all-terrain rover on the moon or Mars may need to put a little wiggle in its walk. Wheeled...
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Science offers recipes for homemade coronavirus masks

12 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Science offers recipes for homemade coronavirus masks : More and more people are wearing homemade masks at supermarkets, hardware stores, workplaces and more. The goal is to...
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Expert comment on risk of transmission while outside and vitamin D

12 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

There have been journalists questions about the risk of transmission of COVID-19 whilst outside, and the role of vitamin D. Prof Keith Neal, Emeritus Professor in the...
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Wreckage of iconic USS Nevada battleship which survived two World Wars found under water

Wreckage of iconic USS Nevada battleship which survived two World Wars found under water

14 days ago   |   Daily Express

REMAINS of the US Navy's longest-serving battleships have been found more than 15,000 feet underwater near Pearl Harbour.
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Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot

14 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Climb like a slo-mo Spiderman using this super suction robot : A new robot helps people scale walls like a slow-motion Spiderman. It can even ascend bumpy surfaces on which...
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Photos: Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon on eve of launch

Photos: Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon on eve of launch

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft were lowered horizontal on pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center the day before launch, allowing teams to address an issue... Read more ...

Elon Musk's SpaceX will change US space agency in MAJOR way today

Elon Musk's SpaceX will change US space agency in MAJOR way today

IN what will be a milestone mission in many respects, Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX is set to deliver astronauts to the International Space Station from US soil. Read more ...

Virgin Orbit's air-launched rocket fails on first test flight

Virgin Orbit's air-launched rocket fails on first test flight

Virgin Orbit's carrier aircraft - a Boeing 747 named “Cosmic Girl” - took off from Mojave Air and Space Port at 2:56 p.m. EDT Monday with the company's LauncherOne rocket under... Read more ...

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Yellowstone volcano: How earthquake swarms can warn of eruption as park hit...

Yellowstone volcano: How earthquake swarms can warn of eruption as park hit by 20 tremors

EARTHQUAKE swarms can be a sign of magma moving near the surface of an active volcano that will erupt, Yellowstone geologists have revealed. Read more ...

How Behavioral Sciences Could Help More With COVID-19

How Behavioral Sciences Could Help More With COVID-19

Countries across the world have been turning to behavioral science in the fight against coronavirus. In May, The New Scientist proclaimed that ‘behavioral science is absolutely... Read more ...

Men with longer ring fingers less likely to die from COVID-19 - shock study

Men with longer ring fingers less likely to die from COVID-19 - shock study

SCIENTISTS at Swansea University have claimed that males with longer ring fingers have a lower risk of dying from Covid-19, the disease brought on by the coronavirus. Read more ...

Adobe Sneaks: Changing Outfits in eCommerce with AI

Adobe Sneaks: Changing Outfits in eCommerce with AI

By Eric Matisoff , Analytics & Data Science Evangelist at Adobe Once a year, a call goes out to thousands of employees across Adobe's offices around the world. Anyone in the... Read more ...

The anti-science leadership of Trump, Bolsonaro, and Putin led to the worst...

The anti-science leadership of Trump, Bolsonaro, and Putin led to the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the world

US President Donald Trump, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, and Russian President Vladimir Putin are overseeing the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the world. Public health... Read more ...

Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England...

Expert reaction to latest figures on deaths in hospitals in England involving COVID-19

NHS England have published the latest figure for reported deaths in hospitals in England from COVID-19 - an additional 116 deaths since yesterday, bringing the total to... Read more ...