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Dutch tractor protest sparks 'worst rush hour'

BBC Science - Tue, 10/01/2019 - 03:48
There were some 1,100km (700 miles) of jams as farmers reacted to plans to cut nitrogen emissions.

Collecting polar bear footprints to map family trees

BBC Science - Tue, 10/01/2019 - 03:18
Scientists use new 'environmental DNA' technique to identify each polar bear and their relationship.

Meat’s Bad for You! No, It’s Not! How Experts See Different Things in the Data

NYT Science - Tue, 10/01/2019 - 03:13
As the latest controversy over new research illustrates, nutrition science can be open to interpretation.

The Real Problem With Beef

NYT Science - Tue, 10/01/2019 - 02:24
An extensive study confirms that red meat might not be that bad for you. But it is bad for the planet, with chicken and pork less harmful than beef.

Bloodhound supersonic car set for high-speed trials

BBC Science - Tue, 10/01/2019 - 02:23
The UK-led project to break the land speed record is ready to start testing in South Africa.

Pine martens returned to Forest of Dean after facing extinction

BBC Science - Mon, 09/30/2019 - 16:42
A group of Scottish pine martens have been brought to the Forest of Dean and fitted with tracking collars.

Asthma 3-in-1 Therapy May Improve Lung Function, Study Shows

NYT Science - Mon, 09/30/2019 - 15:01
Two clinical trials show that using a single inhaler with three drugs may help people whose asthma is difficult to treat.

That Perplexing Red Meat Controversy: 5 Things to Know

NYT Science - Mon, 09/30/2019 - 14:34
It may be the most unexpected dietary finding to come along in years.

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.


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