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F.D.A. Approves New H.I.V.-Prevention Drug, but Not for Cisgender Women 7 Oct 9:32pm F.D.A. Approves New H.I.V.-Prevention Drug, but Not for Cisgender Women
Citing a lack of evidence, the agency will require Gilead to conduct additional trials.
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7 Oct 9:12pm How do you breathe less pollution on school run?
Going on foot, by bike or by car? Three Sheffield families took part in a test to find out.
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Researchers create powerful new robotic suction device modeled after Northern clingfish 7 Oct 7:37pm Updated Researchers create powerful new robotic suction device modeled after Northern clingfish
Scientists at the University of Washington have made a major breakthrough in suction research by recreating the powerful suction cup on the underside of the Northern clingfish.
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Stephen Lukasik, 88, Who Pushed Tech in National Defense, Is Dead 7 Oct 6:41pm Stephen Lukasik, 88, Who Pushed Tech in National Defense, Is Dead
He oversaw the Defense Department’s research division in the 1960s and ’70s, when it made great early strides in nuclear-device detection, artificial intelligence and computer networking.
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How extreme sea level events are going to increase in Australia 7 Oct 5:47pm How extreme sea level events are going to increase in Australia
Even with immediate cuts to carbon emissions, scientists expect sea level rise of 30cm-60cm by 2100, exposing millions of people to flooding
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Extinction Rebellion takes New York streets in climate change protest – in pictures 7 Oct 5:42pm Extinction Rebellion takes New York streets in climate change protest – in pictures
A wave of disruptive protests in the city launched as part of a global week of action by the UK-based group
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Trump, Facing Farmers’ Discontent, Plans Help for Ethanol 7 Oct 5:27pm Updated Trump, Facing Farmers’ Discontent, Plans Help for Ethanol
Amid rising political pressure from trade-war fallout, the Trump administration is moving to increase purchases of domestic grain to make ethanol.
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Toot your own horn: Elon Musk hints that Tesla owners will be able to choose custom horn sounds 7 Oct 4:45pm Updated Toot your own horn: Elon Musk hints that Tesla owners will be able to choose custom horn sounds
Elon Musk hints that Tesla owners will be able to make their luxury electric vehicles even more personalized with the ability to choose custom sounds for horns and low speed driving.
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Fall is coming! Interactive map predicts peak foliage dates across the US 7 Oct 4:16pm Updated Fall is coming! Interactive map predicts peak foliage dates across the US
For those who look forward to seeing fall in all of its glory, an interactive map reveals when foliage will peak in the US, which the maps shows will be between Oct 5th and 12th in different parts of the US.
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New Microsoft patent shows technology for VR floor mat that is paired with an Xbox 7 Oct 3:40pm New Microsoft patent shows technology for VR floor mat that is paired with an Xbox
Microsoft could be developing a VR floor mat that pairs with an Xbox -- suggesting the next gaming console could have VR capabilities. The mat is said to help users avoid obstacles.
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Scientists on Arctic Expedition Choose Ice Floe That’ll Be Home for a Year 7 Oct 2:15pm Updated Scientists on Arctic Expedition Choose Ice Floe That’ll Be Home for a Year
The Mosaic mission has picked the ice floe it will be frozen into for the next year, to learn more about global warming's effects on the Arctic. 
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Thanks to Extinction Rebellion, we’re experiencing a climate culture change | Polly Toynbee 7 Oct 2:08pm Thanks to Extinction Rebellion, we’re experiencing a climate culture change | Polly Toynbee
Rightwing critics fulminate against the protesters, but the public is finally waking up to the gravity of their causeIn the Mall, up Whitehall, or crossing Trafalgar Square early this morning, the
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7 Oct 1:14pm Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons
A US team discovers 20 new moons around the ringed planet, bringing the total to 82.
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7 Oct 1:03pm Genome-edited bull passes hornless gene to calves
Researchers produce cattle that lack horns, meaning they cannot use them to injure other animals or humans.
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Scientists discover water is created in space when solar winds blast meteorites as they crash 7 Oct 12:45pm Scientists discover water is created in space when solar winds blast meteorites as they crash
Researchers from Curtin University in Perth, Australia, tested their theory in a vacuum on a piece of meteorite which landed in Victoria in 1969 and they successfully made water molecules.
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Swapping plastic for compostable alternatives is just as bad for the environment, Greenpeace warns 7 Oct 12:42pm Swapping plastic for compostable alternatives is just as bad for the environment, Greenpeace warns
A report by the London-based environmental charity said food chains and supermarkets should fully commit to reusable options like metal cutlery and unpackaged food.
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Radical sail-powered £90m super yacht that would tour newly-melted arctic channels 7 Oct 11:36am Updated Radical sail-powered £90m super yacht that would tour newly-melted arctic channels
The bizarre 70m 'Fata Morgana' has a bow that resembles rocks and a stern that mimics a giant ice structure. The vessel boasts an observatory for undisturbed views of Arctic sky.
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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on How Cells Manage Oxygen 7 Oct 10:45am Updated Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on How Cells Manage Oxygen
The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their work in discovering how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
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The Veterinarian Will See Your Dinosaur Now 7 Oct 10:33am Updated The Veterinarian Will See Your Dinosaur Now
We asked a pet doctor how he’d treat the fossilized injuries found to have affected some of prehistory’s most fearsome reptiles.
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Humpback whale spotted in Thames east of London 7 Oct 10:22am Humpback whale spotted in Thames east of London
Official says there have been multiple sightings of whale measuring at least 5m long A humpback whale measuring at least 5 metres (16ft) has been spotted in the River Thames east of London. “We are 99.9999% sure it is a humpback whale – there have been multiple sightings,” said a spokesman for the Port of London Authority, which oversees the river.
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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on Cells and Oxygen 7 Oct 9:52am Updated Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on Cells and Oxygen
The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their work in discovering how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
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The last woolly mammoths lived on an island in the Arctic Ocean and died suddenly 4,000 years ago 7 Oct 9:39am The last woolly mammoths lived on an island in the Arctic Ocean and died suddenly 4,000 years ago
Extreme weather, poor drinking water, and possible hunting by humans may have caused the extinction of the last surviving mammoths who lived on Wrangel Island in the Arctic Ocean.
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Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory 7 Oct 9:27am Updated Twin Births in the U.S. Are Dropping, and Experts Have a Theory
Researchers believe that the decline may be connected to advances in embryo transfers during in vitro fertilization.
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Wildlife trafficking on the rise all across Latin America 7 Oct 9:17am Wildlife trafficking on the rise all across Latin America
Region’s first conference on the trade hears of growing demand for live and dead animals from world’s most biodiverse continent The illegal wildlife trade is increasing all across Latin America, the first high-level conference on the issue in the Americas was told. After drugs, guns and human trafficking, wildlife trafficking is the world’s most lucrative organised crime with an annual value of around $20bn (£16bn) each year, according to a
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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on Cells 7 Oct 8:44am Updated Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on Cells
The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their work in discovering how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
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New York City Wants to Put a Climate Change ‘Laboratory’ on Governors Island 7 Oct 8:10am Updated New York City Wants to Put a Climate Change ‘Laboratory’ on Governors Island
The island, which has an unusual history and considerable real estate potential, could host a complex devoted to climate policy under the plan, which is in its early stages.
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7 Oct 7:50am Drax: Block on power station development overruled
The Planning Inspectorate had ruled against new gas-fired turbines on climate change concerns.
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7 Oct 7:12am Updated How cells sense oxygen wins Nobel prize
British scientist Sir Peter Ratcliffe shares the 2019 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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7 Oct 7:02am Updated Global wildlife trade higher than was thought
At least one in five vertebrate species on Earth are bought and sold on the wildlife market.
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Climate change protests: four teenage girls among 30 arrested in Sydney 7 Oct 3:15am Climate change protests: four teenage girls among 30 arrested in Sydney
Protests take place in Melbourne, Brisbane and other Australian cities to kick off a week of activity by Extinction Rebellion Four teenage girls are among dozens of protesters demanding government action on climate change to be arrested in Sydney on Monday. The Extinction Rebellion climate protests movement has planned a “spring rebellion” from Monday to Sunday, including marches aimed at blocking traffic.
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Extinction Rebellion has won the first battle – now it must win the war | Leo Barasi 7 Oct 1:00am Extinction Rebellion has won the first battle – now it must win the war | Leo Barasi
As protesters take to the streets again this week, the challenge is to force ‘green’ politicians into concrete proposals Extinction Rebellion seems to have cracked using protests to transform public debate. But as it starts another major rebellion this week, it might find the challenge ahead is even greater. Extinction Rebellion’s
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