Science

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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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Starwatch: Taurus and Orion point way to Cetus the sea monster
Obscure constellation’s name features in Perseus myth as beast denied chance to devour Andromeda

Stuart Clark

29, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The James Webb space telescope: in search of the secrets of the Milky Way
Billions of dollars over budget and years late, the most expensive, complex telescope to be sent into space will launch next month. What will it learn?

Robin McKie

27, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Sir Eric Ash obituary
Leading figure in the field of electrical engineering whose work played a huge role in modern electronics

Polina Bayvel and Simon Bennett

25, Nov, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Find vet before buying pets for Christmas, Britons warned
Increase in dog and cat ownership in lockdown and Brexit standards issues have led to vet shortage

Lisa O'Carroll and Nicola Davis

25, Nov, 2021 @1:59 PM

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Nasa delays James Webb space telescope launch after ‘sudden’ incident
Technicians were preparing to attach spacecraft to launch vehicle when unplanned event took place

Stuart Clark

25, Nov, 2021 @10:20 AM

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AstraZeneca to run more clinical trials in people’s homes to improve diversity
Experts say shifting data collection to the home may break down barriers to participation in research

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

24, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Dart mission: why is Nasa crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid?
The robot spacecraft will travel 6.8 million miles through the solar system in an attempt to nudge moonlet Dimorphos a fraction off course

Warren Murray and agencies

24, Nov, 2021 @1:33 AM

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