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07/21/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Different stories are unfolding at the two poles of our planet.
Different stories are unfolding at the two poles of our planet

Solve Antarctica's sea-ice puzzle

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07/21/2017 at 12:45. Facebook
Not enough attention has been paid to vaccines as a defence strategy, say microbiologists and vaccine-developers from academic institutes and drug companies around the world.
Not enough attention has been paid to vaccines as a defence strategy

Vaccines promoted as key to stamping out drug-resistant microbes

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07/21/2017 at 11:25. Facebook
Scientists hope that topological materials could eventually find applications in faster, more efficient computer chips, or even in fanciful quantum computers.
Scientists hope that topological materials could eventually find applications in

The strange topology that is reshaping physics

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07/21/2017 at 10:09. Facebook
Zeroing in on a precise time and location for dog domestication has long been challenging because of seemingly contradictory or incomplete evidence.
Zeroing in on a precise time and location for dog domestication has

Ancient genomes heat up dog domestication debate

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Daimo Butler
A two-year project that paid $20,000 to villagers in Uganda not to cut down trees on their land was worth the money, researchers say.
A two year project that paid 20 000 to villagers in Uganda

Paying to preserve trees can be economically worthwhile

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Scientists say they have seen evidence for a long-predicted effect called the axial–gravitational anomaly.
Scientists say they have seen evidence for a long predicted effect called

Big Bang gravitational effect observed in lab crystal

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Ricardo J Rademacher
Peter Antonelli
Ole Max Haaland
Gabriel Vacariu
Emma Stirner
Sadibekova Tatyana
A history of radiation, plague-ridden London and mammoths - all in this week's must-read science books...
A history of radiation plague ridden London and mammoths all in this

Books in brief

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Bárbara Moura
John Franklin's fatal 1845 voyage can be retraced at London's National Maritime Museum, where members of the public can see the only written evidence of what happened to Franklin, his crew and their vessels.
John Franklin's fatal 1845 voyage can be retraced at London's National Maritime

History: Tracking down a doomed Arctic expedition

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A growing group of scientists are creating board, card and digital games for children and adults to engage with science.
A growing group of scientists are creating board card and digital games

Enterprise: Game on

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Vijay Shankar
Marcus Eriksen spent 88 days crossing some 4,000 kilometres of open ocean between California and Hawaii in 2008, on a raft crafted from 15,000 plastic bottles wrapped in fishing nets. He hoped this would highlight the journey we all need to take towards a more sustainable use of plastics.
Marcus Eriksen spent 88 days crossing some 4 000 kilometres of open

Environment: A journey on plastic seas

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07/19/2017 at 19:45. Facebook
Mathematicians and physicists have bonded over a shared exploration of bizarre states of matter.
Mathematicians and physicists have bonded over a shared exploration of bizarre states

All shook up over topology

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Liam Le Lievre
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07/19/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
The battle against drug-resistant superbugs has neglected a key weapon, scientists say: vaccines.
The battle against drug resistant superbugs has neglected a key weapon scientists

Vaccines promoted as key to stamping out drug-resistant microbes

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Christopher MacHurambe
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07/19/2017 at 17:12. Facebook
Physicists have typically paid little attention to topology — the mathematical study of shapes and their arrangement in space. But now they are flocking to the field.
Physicists have typically paid little attention to topology — the mathematical study

The strange topology that is reshaping physics

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Alexandre Cavalheiro Dias
Pranav Kulkarni
CesareCarol Sampaio
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07/19/2017 at 15:44. Facebook
‘Make Our Planet Great Again’, French President Emmanuel Macron.
‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ French President Emmanuel Macron

Climate scientists flock to France's call

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Hiro Kawabata
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07/19/2017 at 14:15. Facebook
Without public approval, advances in how we use data will stall.
Without public approval advances in how we use data will stall

The DeepMind debacle demands dialogue on data

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07/19/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
However careful visitors are, they leave behind more than footprints in the snow.
However careful visitors are they leave behind more than footprints in the snow

New Antarctic iceberg echoes old problem

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07/19/2017 at 11:45. Facebook
Revised tallies confirm that the rate of sea-level rise is accelerating as the Earth warms and ice sheets thaw.
Revised tallies confirm that the rate of sea level rise is accelerating

Satellite snafu masked true sea-level rise for decades

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07/19/2017 at 10:30. Facebook
Why not do away with diesel and petrol engines altogether?
Why not do away with diesel and petrol engines altogether

Ditching diesel won't clear the air

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Robert Healion
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Rod Russell
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07/19/2017 at 09:15. Facebook
Why do Antarctica’s marked regional and seasonal patterns of sea-ice change differ from the more uniform decline seen around most of the Arctic?
Why do Antarctica’s marked regional and seasonal patterns of sea ice change

Solve Antarctica's sea-ice puzzle

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