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Napoleon Chagnon, 81, Controversial Anthropologist, Is Dead

NYT Science - Mon, 09/30/2019 - 11:36
His studies of an Amazon people made them famous, and put him at the center of a scholarly storm.

Aide: after Brexit science is No 10's top priority

BBC Science - Mon, 09/30/2019 - 11:03
Boris Johnson has given details of a £200m fund for science and technology.

Zantac Sales Halted by Walgreens and CVS Over Carcinogen Fears

NYT Science - Mon, 09/30/2019 - 10:23
The pharmacy chains pulled the heartburn medication from shelves after the Food and Drug Administration warned that it had detected low levels of a cancer-causing chemical in samples of the drug.

315 billion-tonne iceberg breaks off Antarctica

BBC Science - Mon, 09/30/2019 - 09:37
The Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica produces its largest iceberg in more than 50 years.

Prince Harry: Protecting nature doesn't make me a hippy

BBC Science - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 19:33
The Duke of Sussex calls on humanity to overcome "greed, apathy and selfishness" and protect nature.

Where does recycling and rubbish from the UK go?

BBC Science - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 17:17
As a company is fined for sending UK waste to China, just where does our recycling and rubbish go?

Green developments 'could avoid planning red tape'

BBC Science - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 16:43
The Scottish government may remove the need to apply for planning permission for projects that tackle climate change.

David Attenborough: Save Sussex's magical kelp forests

BBC Science - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 16:13
Kelp forests are an important marine environment but are being destroyed by changing fishing methods.

The Displaced: Climate change in Vietnam 'destroying family life'

BBC Science - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 16:02
Vietnam is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change - we meet the families on the front lines.

Amazon fires: The volunteer firefighters battling to save Brazil’s rainforest

BBC Science - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 16:01
A band of volunteer firefighters are on a mission to stop their stretch of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest from going up in flames.

SpaceX Unveils Silvery Vision to Mars: ‘It’s Basically an I.C.B.M. That Lands’

NYT Science - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 06:17
Elon Musk delivered an update on his company’s Starship prototype, which faces business challenges and neighbors not happy to live so close to its test site.

Elon Musk upbeat on Starship test flights

BBC Science - Sun, 09/29/2019 - 05:54
The US entrepreneur says prototype flights of his Moon-Mars rocket system will begin in months.

Preying on Children: The Emerging Psychology of Pedophiles

NYT Science - Sat, 09/28/2019 - 21:19
Images of child sex abuse have reached a crisis point on the internet. Now, science is beginning to shed light on why people abuse children in the first place.

Elon Musk to Deliver SpaceX Starship Presentation

NYT Science - Sat, 09/28/2019 - 10:14
The founder of the private launch company will offer a major update on its next major rocket.


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