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Senior government climate change advisers have warned Boris Johnson against more foreign aid cuts ahead of the COP26 summit, the BBC has learned. In a letter to the PM, they...
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In a new paper, scientists suggest that efforts to understand human cognition should expand beyond the study of individual brains. They call on neuroscientists to incorporate evidence from social science...
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In pursuit of batteries that deliver more power and operate more safely, researchers are working to replace the liquids commonly used in today s lithium ion batteries with solid materials....
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University of Rhode Island researchers Andrew Davies and Coleen Suckling say that when a major hurricane churns up storm surges and heavy, drenching rains, the storm washes trash from the...
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Whether chatting with friends at a dinner party or managing a high stakes meeting at work, communicating with others in a group requires a complex set of mental tasks. Our brains...
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Want to ensure your child hits their expected developmental milestones New UBC research suggests living in areas with high exposure to greenspace can help set them up for success. advertisement...
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Lakes in the Northern Hemisphere are warming six times faster since 1992 than any other time period in the last 100 years, research led by York University has found. advertisement...
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To borrow a line from the movie Jurassic Park Dinosaurs do move in herds. And a new study shows that the prehistoric creatures lived in herds much earlier than previously...
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The first ever Africa wide assessment of great apes gorillas, bonobos and chimpanzees finds that human factors, including roads, population density and GDP, determine abundance more than ecological factors such...
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A team led by Southwest Research Institute has updated its asteroid bombardment model of the Earth with the latest geologic evidence of ancient, large collisions. These models have been used...
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Tap water produces a natural protective shield against harmful microplastics, which can help prevent household products such as plastic kettles from releasing them. That s according to a team of...
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Plastics are everywhere. From the stomachs of deep sea fish to human feces , Arctic snow to , the oil and gas byproduct has, barely a century after it was first...
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While analyzing some of the world s oldest coloured gemstones, researchers from the University of Waterloo discovered carbon residue that was once ancient life, encased in a 2.5 billion year old ruby....
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African grey parrots may be better able than macaws to delay gratification rejecting an immediate reward in favour of a better one in the future according to a...
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Outdoor enthusiasts travel by canoe through several of the hundreds of freshwater lakes that make up the Boundary Waters in September 2019 in the northern woods of Minnesota. Andrew Lichtenstein...
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New images have revealed detailed clues about how the first stars and structures were formed in the Universe and suggest the formation of the Galaxy got off to a fitful...
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Earlier this week, the Orion spacecraft was moved between buildings at Florida s Kennedy Space Center in order to be placed atop the powerful Space Launch System SLS rocket. For...
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Keith Anderson, chief executive of Scottish Power, said the recent energy crisis had exposed deep flaws in the way the energy market was structured. He added there had been serious...
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We usually enjoy a beautiful environment, socializing, a cosy apartment, good restaurants, a park all this inspires us, says Robert Ahrends from the Institute of Analytical Chemistry of the...
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Newly published research details how a team of scientists from the University Miguel Hernández Spain , the Netherlands Institute of Neuroscience Netherlands and the John A. Moran Eye Center at the...