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‘They saw bigger things’: Richard Leakey, Edward O Wilson and Thomas Lovejoy remembered

Over Christmas and the new year, three of the world’s leading naturalists died. Thomas Lovejoy, a conservation biologist credited with popularising the term “biodiversity”...

We study ocean temperatures. The earth’s seas just broke a heat increase record | John Abraham

I was fortunate to play a small part in a new study, just published in the journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, which shows that...

Meet Mr Trash Wheel – and the other ingenious tools that eat river plastic

The Great Bubble Barrier is just that – a wall of bubbles. It gurgles across the water in a diagonal screen, pushing plastic to...

‘Don’t plan it, just go!’: how to be spontaneous – and grab some unexpected fun

Back in the wild old days, my best buddy and I used to call going out “looking for trouble”. We weren’t hoping for a...

Here’s how to solve the UK energy crisis for the long term – store more power

Soaring energy bills rooted in a global gas supply crunch have focused minds on the age-old problem: how can we better store power?Attention has...

Are we witnessing the dawn of post-theory science?

Isaac Newton apocryphally discovered his second law – the one about gravity – after an apple fell on his head. Much experimentation and data...

It’s simple and takes 20 minutes… But learning to meditate could unlock your inner calm

“People talk about stress as something we have to learn to live with, particularly anxiety,” she says. “Actually we can do something about stress.”...

Heat records broken all around the world in 2021, says climatologist

More than 400 weather stations around the world beat their all-time highest temperature records in 2021, according to a climatologist who has been compiling...

Can Nasa persuade Russia to back International Space Station plans?

The deadline for the decommissioning of the International Space Station (ISS) is worryingly close, and there is a danger that the commercial replacements the...

Dogs may be able to tell difference between speech patterns, study finds

Dogs may appear to have selective hearing when it comes to commands but research suggests they are paying attention to human chit-chat.Researchers – who...
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