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Fourth Spy at Los Alamos Knew A-Bomb’s Inner Secrets13m Updated Fourth Spy at Los Alamos Knew A-Bomb’s Inner Secrets
Historians recently uncovered another Soviet spy in the U.S. atomic bomb program. Fresh disclosures show he worked on the device’s explosive trigger.
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14m Updated Alone on a Mountaintop, Awaiting a Very Hard Rain
Decades ago, Armenian scientists built a high-elevation trap to catch and study cosmic rays. Physics has mostly moved on, but the station persists — a ghost observatory with a skeleton crew.
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Tears for the Magnificent and Shrinking Everglades, a ‘River of Grass’24m Tears for the Magnificent and Shrinking Everglades, a ‘River of Grass’
Florida’s freshwater wonder is threatened like never before with a rising sea level as restoration efforts lag.
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As Coronavirus Fears Intensify, Effectiveness of Quarantines Is Questioned43m Updated As Coronavirus Fears Intensify, Effectiveness of Quarantines Is Questioned
Amid news the coronavirus is spreading at an accelerating rate, concern is growing that China’s lockdown of cities may not only have come too late but could even make the situation worse.
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In Coronavirus, a ‘Battle’ That Could Humble China’s Strongman47m Updated In Coronavirus, a ‘Battle’ That Could Humble China’s Strongman
With Xi Jinping firmly in control, the Chinese government has stepped up its response to the Wuhan crisis, but the effort has been plagued by bureaucracy and a lack of transparency.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: As Death Toll Rises, Mayor at Center of Outbreak Offers to Resign49m Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: As Death Toll Rises, Mayor at Center of Outbreak Offers to Resign
China extended the Lunar New Year holiday to help contain an outbreak of the mysterious virus with cases confirmed around the world. Of the nearly 3,000 people who have so far contracted the disease, the vast majority live in China.
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Terror police list that included Extinction Rebellion was shared across government2h Terror police list that included Extinction Rebellion was shared across government
Document was sent to several departments, NHS England, Ofsted and 20 councils Controversial guidance that listed Extinction Rebellion as an extremist ideology was sent to a wide range of government departments and local authorities including the Home Office and Counter Terrorism Policing headquarters, the Guardian can reveal. The south-east division of Counter Terrorism Policing was forced to recall
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China’s Battle With a Deadly Coronavirus, in Photos3h Updated China’s Battle With a Deadly Coronavirus, in Photos
Here are the latest images as the country confronts a major public health crisis.
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Call of Duty and Overwatch eSports leagues will be broadcast live on YouTube3h Call of Duty and Overwatch eSports leagues will be broadcast live on YouTube
YouTube has been trying to break into the global eSports market for months as Amazon-owned Twitch dominates the market for live streaming of computer games.
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Green van man! Ford approves the use of eco-friendly biodiesel in its Transits 5h Updated Green van man! Ford approves the use of eco-friendly biodiesel in its Transits 
Ford Transit vans fitted with the 2.0-litre EcoBlue engine around the world can now run with no modifications on biodiesel from hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO).
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Turtle rescued from a fishing net in Argentina has 26 straws worth of plastic in its FAECES5h Turtle rescued from a fishing net in Argentina has 26 straws worth of plastic in its FAECES
Roberto Ubieta, a fisherman from the coastal town of San Clemente in the province of Buenos Aires, saved the turtle after finding it trapped in his fishing nets and took it for professional treatment.
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Apple patent reveals plans for a desktop Mac made of a single sheet of curved GLASS7h Apple patent reveals plans for a desktop Mac made of a single sheet of curved GLASS
An official patent filed in the US and published publicly last week reveals the tech giant is at least entertaining the idea of revamping its traditional computer aesthetic.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Wuhan Mayor Offers to Resign as Death Toll Rises7h Coronavirus Live Updates: Wuhan Mayor Offers to Resign as Death Toll Rises
China extended the Lunar New Year holiday to help contain the mysterious virus, which is now spreading around the world. Of the nearly 3,000 people who have so far contracted the disease, the vast majority live in China.
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English councils set to miss carbon emission targets8h English councils set to miss carbon emission targets
Despite their climate pledges, many local authorities do not even know how much carbon they produce Many councils in England don’t know how much energy they use, a new survey reveals. The findings make it “inconceivable” that they will become carbon neutral within 30 years, as the
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Chinese Premier Visits Hot Zone, as Anger Mounts8h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Chinese Premier Visits Hot Zone, as Anger Mounts
China extended the Lunar New Year holiday to help contain the virus, which is now spreading around the world. Of the nearly 3,000 people who have so far contracted the disease, the vast majority live in China.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: China’s No. 2 Official Visits the Hot Zone10h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: China’s No. 2 Official Visits the Hot Zone
China has extended the Lunar New Year holiday to help contain the virus, now spreading around the world. Of the nearly 3,000 people who have so far contracted the disease, the vast majority live in China.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: China Extends Holiday to Discourage Travel11h Coronavirus Live Updates: China Extends Holiday to Discourage Travel
The virus has since spread around the world. But of the nearly 3,000 people who have so far contracted it, the vast majority live in China.
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Kindness is not enough: Australia needs a strategic national response to the bushfires | Audette Exel13h Kindness is not enough: Australia needs a strategic national response to the bushfires | Audette Exel
We’ve seen deeds of great courage and charity over the past few months. Now we need an effective, coordinated process to help the nation rebuild People are magnificent
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13h Climate Change: Tough questions at first UK assembly
Members of the public from a range of backgrounds gather for the UK's first climate change assembly.
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What Is the Coronavirus? Symptoms, Treatment and Risks19h Updated What Is the Coronavirus? Symptoms, Treatment and Risks
A respiratory virus has spread from China to a half-dozen other countries, including the U.S. Here’s what you need to know.
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The Guardian view on river swimming: stuck in the mud | Editorial22h The Guardian view on river swimming: stuck in the mud | Editorial
Outdoor bathing is enjoying a resurgence and those responsible for water quality must clean up their actNot until May will the outdoor swimmers of Ilkley, in Yorkshire, find out whether their application for a section of the River Wharfe to become an officially designated bathing area has been accepted. But whatever happens next, their
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Inequality makes climate change much harder to tackle | Larry Elliott28h Inequality makes climate change much harder to tackle | Larry Elliott
What Davos didn’t face up to is that we can’t expect poor people to make all the sacrifices For those perched at the top of the mountain the view is perfectly clear. Climate change is the issue of the moment and has to be tackled without delay. Governments, companies and individuals are all going to have to adjust to the new reality. Anybody who is not with the agenda, for example Donald Trump, is either mad or bad. There was a big US delegation to Davos last week but it found itself isolated – in public, at least – on the climate emergency. The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum found
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29h Updated Sir David Attenborough says fixed-term parliaments lead to lack of climate focus
The naturalist speaks at a newly-formed citizens' assembly examining how the UK cuts emissions.
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‘Floating feedlots’: animals spending weeks at sea on ships not fit for purpose31h ‘Floating feedlots’: animals spending weeks at sea on ships not fit for purpose
Animal welfare put at risk on old and ‘inferior’ converted car carriers and cargo ships that are not built to transport livestock The live export trade carrying millions of sheep and cattle across the seas each year is plagued by “old” and “inferior” ships that are a threat to animal welfare, claims a leading shipping company.
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Beach huts or beauty spot? Battle rages over Loch Long plan32h Beach huts or beauty spot? Battle rages over Loch Long plan
Residents opposing a new development fear Scotland is becoming a Klondyke for wealthy property speculatorsEven by the aesthetic standards of some rural property developments, the one planned at Loch Long in Argyll and Bute is startlingly nondescript. The site is accessed through virgin woodlands which provide shelter to endangered and protected species, including European long-eared bats, pine martens and tawny owls. This brings you out to the shoreline and a stunning vision across one of Scotland’s grandest sea lochs that hasn’t changed with the passing of aeons and is a designated area of panoramic quality. The tiny hamlet of Portincaple, which sits alongside Loch Long, is facing the prospect of seeing its population of 120 doubled by a luxury housing and hotel project described by local people as “an aggressive major development”.
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