Science

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Plantwatch: gentians – the flowers that shut when touched
Could improved pollination be the reason these flowers close up when a bee flies in?

Paul Simons

15, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Fastest-growing black hole of past 9bn years may have been found, Australian-led astronomers say
Scientists spot extremely luminous object powered by supermassive black hole using Coonabarabran telescope

Donna Lu

14, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Wagwan? Why are more and more Britons speaking Multicultural London English?
Hench, peng, shook … if you don’t know what any of these mean, you’re nothing more than a wasteman. MLE is sweeping the country!

14, Jun, 2022 @2:22 PM

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Did you solve it? When Wordle curdles
The solution to today’s word puzzles

Alex Bellos

13, Jun, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Real age versus biological age: the startups revealing how old we really are
Mail-order tests promise an estimate of how well you’re ageing but the results can be just one more thing to worry about

Wilfred Chan

13, Jun, 2022 @1:43 PM

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Gaia probe reveals stellar DNA and unexpected ‘starquakes’
The robotic spacecraft unravels the history of the our galaxy’s evolution – and could identify habitable regions of the Milky Way

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

13, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Can you solve it? When Wordle curdles
New word puzzles

Alex Bellos

13, Jun, 2022 @6:10 AM

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Starwatch: cop the keystone shape of Hercules
Although not extremely bright, Hercules will cover a large area of sky this summer

Stuart Clark

13, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘I’m certainly open to criticism’: David Wengrow and the trouble with rewriting human history
Wengrow and his late co-author David Graeber caused a sensation with their revisionist view of humankind’s development. But then came the attacks…

Andrew Anthony

12, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Mass frog burial baffles experts at iron age site near Cambridge
An unprecedented trove of 8,000 bones presents archaeologists at a road dig with a prehistoric mystery

Dalya Alberge

12, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The mind gym: five ways to make exercise a pleasure
Feeling unmotivated, tired or discouraged? Sport scientists have tested the best methods for getting out of a slump and back to your personal best

David Robson

12, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Malaysia’s ‘mystery hybrid monkey’ could be result of habitat loss
Researcher says proboscis monkey may have mated with silver langur when unable to reach female of own species

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

12, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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