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Ancient Romans may have triggered decline of the world’s rarest seals

Ancient Romans may have triggered decline of the world’s...

Populations of Mediterranean monk seals began shrinking when seafaring civilisations...

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Farmers in England will bury burnt wood in fields to capture CO2

Farmers in England will bury burnt wood in fields to capture...

A large trial is underway to see how much CO2 can be removed from the atmosphere...

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Monkeypox cases are continuing to rise around the world

Monkeypox cases are continuing to rise around the world

More than 170 confirmed cases have been recorded in North and South America, Australia,...

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UK visa for top talent excludes graduates of African universities

UK visa for top talent excludes graduates of African universities

The High Potential Individual visa is intended to attract graduates from around...

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No UK supermarket is willing to say it will stock gene-edited food

No UK supermarket is willing to say it will stock gene-edited...

When New Scientist contacted 11 of the UK’s biggest supermarkets to ask if they...

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Driverless cars could force other road users to drive more efficiently

Driverless cars could force other road users to drive more...

Cars controlled by AI drive smoothly and more efficiently, and a computer model...

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Smallpox drug helped treat monkeypox in one UK patient in 2021

Smallpox drug helped treat monkeypox in one UK patient...

A drug developed for smallpox was given to a person with monkeypox in 2021, and...

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UK to relax law on gene-edited food in post-Brexit change from EU

UK to relax law on gene-edited food in post-Brexit change...

Tomatoes edited to make them a rich source of vitamin D and other crops edited for...

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Ecological toll of Japan's switch to farming revealed by 1850s maps

Ecological toll of Japan's switch to farming revealed by...

Ishikari Lowland in Japan was converted to farmland beginning 150 years ago, and...

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Marjan Minnesma: Climate litigation pioneer wins environmental prize

Marjan Minnesma: Climate litigation pioneer wins environmental...

The founder of Dutch group Urgenda talks about the legacy of her landmark legal...

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One in every 50 planets may have been stolen from other stars

One in every 50 planets may have been stolen from other...

Planets can be snatched from one solar system by another in the early lives of stars...

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Covid-19 news: Reinfection eight times higher with omicron than delta

Covid-19 news: Reinfection eight times higher with omicron...

A regular round-up of the latest coronavirus news, plus insight, features and interviews...

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Do we need nuclear power in the energy mix to stop climate change?

Do we need nuclear power in the energy mix to stop climate...

Some say it is indispensable if we are serious about hitting net-zero emissions...

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Robot that can do laundry by itself will help test washing machines

Robot that can do laundry by itself will help test washing...

A completely automated system for using a washing machine, from loading to unloading,...

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A quantum computer could catch its own errors on any calculation

A quantum computer could catch its own errors on any calculation

A set of 16 qubits has been arranged so that they may be able to run any calculation...

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Teleportation trick shows promise for a future quantum internet

Teleportation trick shows promise for a future quantum...

Quantum information has been sent from one side of a simple quantum network to the...