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The Deep-Sea Podcast review: The mind-boggling mysteries of the deep

[ad_1] By Sandrine Ceurstemont Wolf eels can be found more than 200 metres below the ocean surface Franco Banfi/naturepl.com The Deep-Sea Podcast Armatus Oceanic Advertisement IT IS hard to imagine what the deep sea actually looks like. There is practically no light in this lowest layer of the ocean, which starts at […]

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Nature’s hardest-to-reproduce colours recreated in exhibition

[ad_1] By Gege Li Lifescaped Naturally Brilliant Colour, Kew Gardens, London THESE beautiful, vibrant images are from a forthcoming exhibition exploring colour at Kew Gardens, London. The show highlights nature’s most brilliant hues, as well as the brightest human recreations of them. Lifescaped Advertisement What we perceive as colour […]

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[ad_1] WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. It is the essential source of information and ideas that make sense of a world in constant transformation. The WIRED conversation illuminates how technology is changing every aspect of our lives—from culture to business, science to design. The breakthroughs and innovations that we uncover lead to new ways […]

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How Arizona’s Attorney General Is Weaponizing Climate Fears To Keep Out Immigrants

[ad_1] When Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich accused the Biden administration of failing to protect the environment in a recent lawsuit, it seemed like an unusual claim from a Republican better known for distorting climate science in legal briefs defending oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp.  That is, until you read what Brnovich considers the source of […]

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The £1 million pixel that is the future of art (or not)

[ad_1] Josie Ford But is it art? In a former life, Feedback’s daily doings regularly took us across a windswept plaza on a university campus that, through no fault of its own, had been built in the 1960s. Adding to a general air of faded cold war chic was a huge, rusting iron sculpture on […]

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New species of ‘pumpkin toadlet’ poisonous frog found in Brazil

[ad_1] By Jake Buehler A tiny pumpkin toadlet crawls past a bright orange mushroom, a common feature of its habitat Edelcio Muscat Pumpkin toadlets are poisonous frogs with brilliant orange skin that are small enough to fit on a thumbnail – and researchers have uncovered a new species of these vibrant amphibians. Ivan Nunes at […]

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UK air pollution fell to record lows in 2020 due to lockdowns

[ad_1] By Adam Vaughan A deserted motorway in Surrey, UK Chris Gorman/Getty Images Air pollution in the UK fell to its lowest levels in decades last year due to the coronavirus pandemic’s unprecedented restrictions curbing traffic. Past research has detected deep but brief drops in pollution during the country’s lockdowns, but today figures from the […]

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Japanese bay full of fish scales could mark start of the Anthropocene

[ad_1] By Adam Vaughan Sardine scales could help define the Anthropocene Lisa Top/Alamy A bay in south-west Japan could become the place on Earth that geologists use to officially establish the start of the Anthropocene, thanks to an abundance of sardine scales and other evidence revealing humanity’s growing influence on the planet. Beppu Bay has […]

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Covid-19 news: Prior infection boosts response to single Pfizer jab

[ad_1] By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A nurse prepares a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine. FRED TANNEAU/AFP via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 30 April Single dose […]

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Is Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine safe? Brazil’s veto of Sputnik V sparks lawsuit threat and confusion | Science

[ad_1] These Russian-made doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine can’t be imported yet into Brazil because a regulatory agency there believes they contain infectious common cold viruses. Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Sofia Moutinho, Meredith WadmanApr. 30, 2021 , 5:40 PM Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Heising-Simons Foundation. A confusing and […]

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