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The Observer view on climate change | Observer editorial Mark Carneys intervention on the subject is welcome. Now the government must actMark Carney calls it the Tragedy of the Horizon: the chronic inability of Britains leaders, whether in business or politics, to tackle challenges that extend more than a few y
The Guardian | 22 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Air quality: governments woo the motor industry with dire results | the big issue Ministers need to take responsibility for the effects of pollution on public healthThe scandal over rigged tests by car manufacturers is entirely consistent with their past record (Corporate cheating kills. It must be stopped, leading article). In the 198
The Guardian | 22 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Natural History Museums wildlife garden: fury at urban redesign plan Bosses say revamp is vital to cope with increasing visitor numbersA long-simmering row over plans to overhaul a corner of one of Britains best loved museums has burst into the open, with its director publicly defending the move.Sir Michael Dixon, head of
The Guardian | Oct 3, 2015 8:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Chinese gene-modified micropig pets with 1,000 price spark animal rights outrage Animals may suffer horrific impairments as a result of genetic editing techniques developed at Beijing genomics insititute, claims RSPCATiny pigs, created by genetic editing techniques pioneered at a Chinese science centre, are to be sold as pets in the n
The Guardian | Oct 3, 2015 8:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pariss first attempt at car-free day brings big drop in air and noise pollution Vehicle ban, applied to just 30% of French capital, showed encouraging results but new report says nation has far to go Pariss day without cars last week led to such a dramatic drop in both air and noise pollution that the mayors office is now planning mo
The Guardian | Oct 3, 2015 7:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cape Verde Boulders Indicate Massive Tsunami 73,000 Years Ago TaleSlinger writes: Researchers from University of Bristol, UK found that boulders strewn 200m above sea level on Cape Verde, off the west coast of Africa, were ripped from cliffs below and washed up there by a tsunami between 170m and 270m (550-850ft). R
Slashdot | Oct 3, 2015 5:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Woolly mammoth bones found by farmer in Michigan Tomas MonzonLIMA TOWNSHIP, Mich., Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Michigan soybean farmer James Bristle found the partial skeleton of a woolly mammoth this week, after initially thinking it might be an old fence post.
United Press International | Oct 3, 2015 4:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Lost 'Epic of Gilgamesh' Verse Depicts Cacophonous Abode of Gods The new finding, a clay tablet,reveals a previously unknown "chapter" of the epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. In 2011, the Sulaymaniyah Museum in Slemani, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, purchased a set of 80 to 90 clay tablets from a known
Yahoo! News | Oct 3, 2015 4:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists to see if they can save planet from asteroid Come 2022, scientists will attempt to save all of humanity from an asteroid.
Fox News | Oct 3, 2015 4:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What Earthquake Maps Should Really Look Like How much more powerful is a magnitude 7 earthquake than a magnitude 3? Most maps give the wrong impression. | Oct 3, 2015 2:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend