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How teabags became a secret weapon in the fight against climate change

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 1:00pm
Climate change could release a torrent of carbon from the Arctic tundra into a warming world. To gauge the threat, ecologists have recruited the humble teabag
Categories: Astronomy

Why the truth about our sugar intake isn't as bad as we are told

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 1:00pm
Read the headlines, and you would think we are eating more sugar than ever before – but the numbers reveal a very different story, says James Wong
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How people with extreme imagination are helping explain consciousness

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 1:00pm
The first studies of people with hyperphantasia – hyper-vivid mental imagery – are revealing how our imaginations shape the world we perceive and make us who we are
Categories: Astronomy

How to program a device that plays with random numbers

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 1:00pm
With a little basic coding, Hannah Joshua shows you how to make a truly smart messaging device that can dispense advice whenever you shake it
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AI camera worn by gulls captures video highlights of their lives

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 11:28am
Smart cameras attached to animals record video only during certain activities, allowing the extremely light devices to work for longer and only capture the important bits
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Dragonfish have 'invisible' teeth to help them sneak up on their prey

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 11:00am
Dragonfish live in the deep sea and have transparent teeth sharper than a piranha’s. A study has now found what makes their teeth see-through
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World's largest sky survey calls SpaceX Starlink a 'nuisance'

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:30am
An enormous telescope designed to watch the entire southern sky will have some of its images ruined because of SpaceX’s Starlink satellite fleet
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This Tank Man image from Tiananmen Square heralded a new digital age

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:15am
"Tank Man" is an iconic image of how one man defied brutal state power at Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. It also marked the beginning of a new technological era
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We've seen signs of a mirror-image universe that is touching our own

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 7:00am
New experiments are revealing hints of a world and a reality that are complete reflections of ours. This mirrorverse may be able to solve the mystery of the universe's missing dark matter
Categories: Astronomy

Australia could start exporting sunshine in the form of hydrogen

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 7:00am
As its trading partners turn to clean energy, Australia needs to find an alternative to selling gas and coal. Hydrogen could be the answer
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Climate change may mean heavy rain falls in the early morning

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 3:00pm
Heavy rain and thunder normally comes in the late afternoon when heat from the sun has built up, but that could change later this century
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What Years and Years gets right about the future

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 12:44pm
TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years
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The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 12:44pm
TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years
Categories: Astronomy

Science could learn a lot from Mona Chalabi’s mischievous chart art

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 12:33pm
Mona Chalabi's work is a compelling mix of illustration with a journalistic work ethic and a rigorous approach to statistics. The science and art worlds could do with more of this "TMI Queen"
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Donald Trump and Theresa May discuss climate change, Huawei and trade

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 10:58am
US president Donald Trump is on his first state visit to the UK. Amid the ceremony and speeches, he discussed cybersecurity with UK Prime Minister Theresa May
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Will the UK use a legal loophole to hit government climate targets?

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 9:52am
Ministers have controversially agreed to count historical carbon cuts against future climate change targets, which the UK is set to miss
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Stem cell patch may help repair damage caused by heart attacks

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 6:16am
Heart patches with a beat could help repair damage after a heart attack. The patches have shown promise in animals and will soon be tested in humans
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Apple reveals new privacy and security features for iPhones

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 6:15am
Apple renewed its focus on privacy at its annual developer conference, as well introducing a period tracker for the Apple Watch and announcing new software
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The planets might control the sun's activity - and it's not astrology

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 3:00am
Our sun goes through a cycle of activity every 11 years, and it may be kept consistent by a periodic alignment of Venus, Earth, and Jupiter in their orbits
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Early farmers liked alcohol so much they invented two ways to brew it

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 3:00pm
Residues on pottery from two 7000-year-old sites in China suggest early farmers developed two different ways to brew alcoholic drinks
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