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    Climate change biggest threat to natural World Heritage sites

    Agence France-Presse. Geneva | Updated at 07:51pm on December 02, 2020

    Climate change has become the biggest threat to UN-listed natural world heritage sites like glaciers and wetlands, and has pushed Australia's Great Barrier Reef into...

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    SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:24am on November 16, 2020

    Four astronauts were successfully launched on the SpaceX Crew Dragon ‘Resilience’ to the International Space Station on Sunday, the first of what the US hopes...

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    Moon richer in water than once thought

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:03am on October 27, 2020

    There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought, according to two studies published Monday raising the tantalising prospect that astronauts on...

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    Celebrities found earth squeezing like an orange

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:30am on October 11, 2020

    Celebrities from filmmaker Ava DuVernay to Britain’s Prince William to the Pope himself issued powerful calls on Saturday calling for people to mobilise and unify...

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    Pandemic creates ‘surge’ of flawed research

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:37am on October 02, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created a surge in potentially flawed scientific studies as researchers rush to publish results without adequate oversight, a leading medical ethicist...

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    Astrocytes hold the key to sleep: research

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:11pm on September 27, 2020

    American researchers claim to have solved the mystery of why and how we sleep. They say the findings can pave the way for advanced scientific...

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    Mobile phone radiation may be killing insects: German study

    Agence France-Presse .Berlin | Updated at 11:21am on September 18, 2020

    Radiation from mobile phones could have contributed to the dramatic decline in insect populations seen in much of Europe in recent years, a German study...

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    Scientists find world’s oldest sperm in Myanmar amber

    Agence France-Presse .Berlin | Updated at 10:16am on September 16, 2020

    A team of palaeontologists discovered what they believedis the world’s oldest animal sperm, frozen inside a tiny crustacean in a blob of tree resin in...

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    Scientists find gas on Venus linked to life on Earth

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 10:12am on September 15, 2020

    The atmosphere of Venus contains traces of phosphine gas -- which on Earth can be attributed to living organisms -- scientists said on Monday, in...

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    Space crew set for launch during pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Almaty, Kazakhstan | Updated at 11:56pm on April 08, 2020

    A three-man space crew finished preparations on Wednesday for a mission to the International Space Station, which is going ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic. Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of Russia’s Roscosmos space...