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Lithium-Ion Batteries Work Earns Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 3 Scientists 9 Oct 8:28pm Updated Lithium-Ion Batteries Work Earns Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 3 Scientists
John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino were recognized for research that has “laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.”
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Eating a meal that is good for both you and the planet can be simple – just ask a few questions before you tuck in | Tony Lovell 9 Oct 7:31pm Eating a meal that is good for both you and the planet can be simple – just ask a few questions before you tuck in | Tony Lovell
Putting biodiversity on the menu solves the thorny question of what to have for dinner Should you go full vegan, or is being “just” vegetarian enough? Do you completely avoid meat, go with lab-grown artificial meat, or insist on properly managed grass-fed meat only? Organic dairy milk is OK, isn’t it? Your friend said soy and almond milk are better – but you just read an article about how much water it takes to grow almonds, and isn’t soy farming a leading cause of rainforest clearing in the Amazon? Deciding what to eat shouldn’t be this complicated – having a meal that is good for both you and our planet should be simple. And it is.
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Report: Facebook served ads to nearly TWO MILLION underage users for gambling and alcohol 9 Oct 6:57pm Report: Facebook served ads to nearly TWO MILLION underage users for gambling and alcohol
The ads were served via Facebook's targeted marketing algorithm which aggregates users likes and interests to help key-in on products and services that a user might want to buy, but doesn't factor in age.
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Censored pages from popular medieval French romance that describes a sexual encounter found 9 Oct 6:16pm Updated Censored pages from popular medieval French romance that describes a sexual encounter found
It was used for a book binding, but experts have determined that the scroll is missing lines of an ancient '50 Shades of Gray' novel describing the sexual encounters of the two main characters.
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Engineers design camera lens that is 20 TIMES thinner than human hair to make phones perfectly flat 9 Oct 5:08pm Engineers design camera lens that is 20 TIMES thinner than human hair to make phones perfectly flat
A new lens could get rid of the unsightly camera bump on the back of smartphones. Engineers say the lens is thin, lightweight and has thermal abilities to look for heat signatures.
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Giant 8 feet-long meat-eating dinosaur that lived 145million years ago is discovered in Thailand 9 Oct 5:02pm Giant 8 feet-long meat-eating dinosaur that lived 145million years ago is discovered in Thailand
Palaeontologists Duangsuda Chokchaloemwong of the Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University analysed remains (left and right inset), found in the Thai province of Nakhon Ratchasima (right)
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Study that warned men to stop drinking before trying for a baby is debunked 9 Oct 4:59pm Updated Study that warned men to stop drinking before trying for a baby is debunked
A recent study that claimed men who drank while trying to conceive with their partners were at greater risk of children with heart disease turns out to have been based on presumptions not science.
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Indian space agency reveals high resolution photos of moon from orbit 9 Oct 4:59pm Indian space agency reveals high resolution photos of moon from orbit
The Indian Space Research Organisation's lunar probe Chandrayaan-2's is studying the moon's topography, its chemical composition and the distribution of its minerals.
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These Women Say a Trusted Pediatrician Abused Them as Girls. Now They Plan to Sue. 9 Oct 4:25pm Updated These Women Say a Trusted Pediatrician Abused Them as Girls. Now They Plan to Sue.
State officials stripped Stuart Copperman of his medical license almost 20 years ago. Armed with a new law, his former patients hope to file civil lawsuits.
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Asteroid added to ESA Risk List as 4th most dangerous that could hit Earth in 65 years 9 Oct 4:07pm Asteroid added to ESA Risk List as 4th most dangerous that could hit Earth in 65 years
A new asteroid has been added to the Risk List and it could hit Earth in less than 70 years. Called 2019 SU3 is believe to impact our planet on Sept. 16, 2084 -- and there is a 1 in 152 chances of the event.
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Huge increase in Acrtic methane emissions cause sea to boil in Siberia 9 Oct 3:56pm Updated Huge increase in Acrtic methane emissions cause sea to boil in Siberia
Scientists in the Arctic observed a huge fountain of methane gas coming from the seafloor and causing the sea to appear as if it were boiling, something caused by thawing permafrost.
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Global warning: climate protests around the world – in pictures 9 Oct 2:46pm Global warning: climate protests around the world – in pictures
Two weeks of worldwide climate protests by Extinction Rebellion are under way, with the group pronouncing: ‘To governments of the world: we declared a climate and ecological emergency. You did not do enough. To everybody else: rebel’
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Rich Counties Get More Help to Escape Climate Risk, New Data Show 9 Oct 2:30pm Rich Counties Get More Help to Escape Climate Risk, New Data Show
FEMA's buyout money goes disproportionately to high-income counties, new research shows. The findings raise concerns about fairness and efficiency. 
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Android founder reveals new long, thin smartphone that resembles walkie talkie 9 Oct 1:30pm Android founder reveals new long, thin smartphone that resembles walkie talkie
Android creator Andy Rubin is trying to change the landscape of the smartphone industry yet again with 'Project Gem,' an elongated new device meant to be usable at a glance.
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California Makes H.I.V.-Prevention Drugs Available Without a Prescription 9 Oct 1:25pm Updated California Makes H.I.V.-Prevention Drugs Available Without a Prescription
The state is the first in the nation to allow pharmacists to dispense PrEP and PEP, drugs that can prevent new H.I.V. infections.
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Warty octopuses that grow grotesque-looking blemishes on their skin the deeper they live 9 Oct 12:24pm Warty octopuses that grow grotesque-looking blemishes on their skin the deeper they live
Lumpy looking octopuses, once believed to be different species, are in fact the same octopus as their smooth skinned shallow water cousins. Scientists are puzzled as to why the warts occur.
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The highest resolution photos ever taken of the moon from orbit are revealed by Indian space agency 9 Oct 11:50am The highest resolution photos ever taken of the moon from orbit are revealed by Indian space agency
The Indian Space Research Organisation's lunar probe Chandrayaan-2's is studying the moon's topography, its chemical composition and the distribution of its minerals.
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Global summer heatwave sets almost 400 all-time high temperatures in 29 countries 9 Oct 11:31am Global summer heatwave sets almost 400 all-time high temperatures in 29 countries
Intense heatwaves hit the UK, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and the Netherlands which all reported new record highs in July. Temperatures in France rose above 113°F (45°C) for the first time.
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9 Oct 11:31am Northern California dealt mega power cuts over wildfire fears
In a bid to stop wildfires, San Francisco Bay Area residents could be denied power for several days.
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry Honors Work on Lithium-Ion Batteries 9 Oct 11:28am Updated Nobel Prize in Chemistry Honors Work on Lithium-Ion Batteries
John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino were recognized for research that has “laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.”
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On Climate Change, Biden Has a Record and a Plan. Young Activists Want More. 9 Oct 11:12am Updated On Climate Change, Biden Has a Record and a Plan. Young Activists Want More.
No presidential candidate has Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s experience in the trenches of the climate wars. For a youth-driven movement, though, he may not be the man of the hour.
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The big polluters’ masterstroke was to blame the climate crisis on you and me | George Monbiot 9 Oct 10:58am The big polluters’ masterstroke was to blame the climate crisis on you and me | George Monbiot
Fossil fuel giants have known the harm they do for decades. But they created a system that absolves them of responsibilityLet’s stop calling this the
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Huge four-inch long parasitic wasps are discovered in the Ugandan jungle 9 Oct 10:27am Huge four-inch long parasitic wasps are discovered in the Ugandan jungle
Researchers from University of Turku, in Finland, discovered the species Epirhyssa quagga and Epirhyssa johanna in the Kibale National Park in Uganda.
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Thousands of customers may have had their credit card data stolen in a hack on 6,500 online stores 9 Oct 10:06am Updated Thousands of customers may have had their credit card data stolen in a hack on 6,500 online stores
Among the affected parties are the Sesame Street Live online store which sells various merchandise from the popular kids show and the official website for the late painting icon, Bob Ross.
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Greta Thunberg, favourite to win Nobel peace prize, honoured at Standing Rock 9 Oct 9:47am Greta Thunberg, favourite to win Nobel peace prize, honoured at Standing Rock
Swedish activist, 16, visits North and South Dakota in solidarity with indigenous groups fighting Dakota Access oil pipeline
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Low-income individuals are forced to buy affordable Androids that are a hackers dream 9 Oct 9:22am Updated Low-income individuals are forced to buy affordable Androids that are a hackers dream
A privacy group stated cheap Androids are unable to support new operating systems or update apps, leaving phones vulnerable to hackers and data thieves -but this is all some people can afford.
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9 Oct 8:24am Northern California braced for mega power cut
In a bid to stop wildfires, San Francisco Bay Area residents could be denied power for several days.
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Why we need political action to rein in the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainer 9 Oct 7:00am Why we need political action to rein in the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainer
The Guardian reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era. The global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, explains how these firms have continued to expand their operations despite being aware of the industry’s devastating impact on the planet
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Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions 9 Oct 7:00am Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions
New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers The Guardian today reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era. New data from world-renowned researchers reveals how this cohort of state-owned and multinational firms are driving the climate emergency that threatens the future of humanity, and details how they have continued to expand their operations despite being aware of the industry’s devastating impact on the planet.
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Secretive national oil companies hold our climate in their hands 9 Oct 7:00am Secretive national oil companies hold our climate in their hands
State-owned firms such as Saudi Aramco and Gazprom have 90% of known reserves The businesses controlling the future of the global climate are names most people have never heard of. State-owned companies with rights over the exploitation of national
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It’s time to rein in the fossil fuel giants before their greed chokes the planet | Richard Heede 9 Oct 7:00am It’s time to rein in the fossil fuel giants before their greed chokes the planet | Richard Heede
Just 20 companies are responsible for 35% of carbon emissions yet they continue to ignore calls for change We’ve long known that the big fossil fuel companies are responsible for a huge share of the world’s carbon emissions. Now the
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries 9 Oct 5:58am Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Development of Lithium-Ion Batteries
John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino were honored for research that has “laid the foundation of a wireless, fossil fuel-free society.”
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9 Oct 5:50am Lithium-ion batteries take chemistry Nobel
Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of lithium-ion batteries.
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Sulphur-crested cockatoo survives after being shot five times by two guns 9 Oct 2:36am Sulphur-crested cockatoo survives after being shot five times by two guns
The bird, called Mr Cocky by rescuers, was treated at Sydney animal hospital and seems largely unaffected by ordeal A cockatoo has survived after it was shot five times by at least two different air rifles in Sydney’s west. Dubbed Mr Cocky by its rescuers, the
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