Science

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Roger Phillips obituary
Photographer and author of popular botanical guides who became an expert on fungi and a guru of the foraging movement

Tony Russell

02, Dec, 2021 @7:40 PM

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Fossil remains of herd of 11 dinosaurs discovered in Italy
Exceptional find includes biggest and most complete dinosaur skeleton ever unearthed in the country

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

02, Dec, 2021 @6:13 PM

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What are pros and cons of whole-genome sequencing for every UK baby?
Knowing a baby’s whole genetic code would help detect a range of health problems, but would not replace need for some existing tests

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @5:40 PM

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Scientists raise concerns over UK baby genome sequencing plan
Exclusive: experts say scheme seems designed to create valuable dataset rather than improve screening

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

02, Dec, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Californian firm touts ‘mushroom leather’ as sustainability gamechanger
Vegan leather alternative isn’t just the hot fashion must-have – it could teach us about consumption and waste

Jess Cartner-Morley

02, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Misinformation fuelled by ‘tsunami’ of poor research, says science prize winner
Dutch microbiologist Elisabeth Bik, winner of prestigious John Maddox prize, says trust in science is being undermined

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

01, Dec, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Eruption of Vesuvius on Herculaneum ‘like Hiroshima bomb’
Archaeologist compares eruption at Roman town close to Pompeii to dropping of WW2 atomic bomb

Angela Giuffrida in Herculaneum

01, Dec, 2021 @4:12 PM

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Terrawatch: what the world can learn from China’s sinking city
A feat of engineering is tackling subsidence in Shanxi province, but water conservation and tree planting can also help

Kate Ravilious

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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World’s vast networks of underground fungi to be mapped for first time
Project aims to help protect some of trillions of miles of the ‘circulatory system of the planet’

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Amazing science’: researchers find xenobots can give rise to offspring
Xenobots are synthetic lifeforms made by cells from frog embryos and assembling them into clusters

Nicola Davis

29, Nov, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Did you solve it? Yule devour these festive treats
The solutions to today’s puzzles

Alex Bellos

29, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Can you solve it? Yule devour these festive treats
Advent(ures) in numberland

Alex Bellos

29, Nov, 2021 @7:10 AM

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