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Nasa to study impact of 'space weather' on Earth
Mission proposals include analysis of sun’s atmosphere and its unseen polar regions

Stuart Clark

03, Sep, 2020 @8:30 PM

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Plant clues could help find decomposing bodies, scientists say
Researchers looking at whether human remains cause changes that could be detected by drones

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

03, Sep, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Genome editing for heritable diseases not yet safe, report states
Scientists warn embryos that have had DNA edited should not be used in pregnancies

Ian Sample Science editor

03, Sep, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Massive meteorite crater found in Western Australia thought to be 100 million years old
With a diameter of 5km, Ora Banda is one of the largest meteorite craters discovered in the world

Mostafa Rachwani

03, Sep, 2020 @9:23 AM

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Whatever floats your boat? Scientists defy gravity with levitating liquid
Researchers use vibrations to make toy vessels bob about under floating layer of liquid

Ian Sample Science editor

02, Sep, 2020 @3:04 PM

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Two types of steroid found to save lives of some Covid-19 patients
Analysis of seven trials finds dexamethasone and hydrocortisone should be given in severe cases

Sarah Boseley Health editor

02, Sep, 2020 @2:07 PM

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Global heating motivated American mastodons to trek north
Shift led to local extinctions and could have important implications for species today

Nicola Davis

01, Sep, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Bronze age Britons made keepsakes from parts of dead relatives, archaeologists say
Pieces of bone were turned into ornaments, and may have been placed on display

Ian Sample Science editor

31, Aug, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Getting ahead isn't a nasty business, US study reveals
Researchers found ‘nice, generous’ people advanced at work just as much as bullies

Ian Sample Science editor

31, Aug, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Starwatch: Moon to pass close to Mars in Pisces constellation
The close encounter will be seen all around the world, and in much of South America the moon will actually pass in front of Mars

Stuart Clark

30, Aug, 2020 @8:30 PM

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Australian researchers condemn 'groundless vilification' of their work with China
Without global collaboration, the nation would be ‘in really serious trouble’, Universities Australia head says

Daniel Hurst

28, Aug, 2020 @8:00 PM

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Frank Odds obituary
Other Lives: Specialist in the study of fungal pathogens and the diseases they cause

Neil Gow

25, Aug, 2020 @6:50 PM

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