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Paris Climate Talks: Good COP or Bad COP?

Published Fri, 27 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0800

COP21 It is the 21st Conference of the Parties, the annual meeting of nations to agree on action to avoid climate change. As ...

Antarctic Ice Sheet Instability

Published Fri, 20 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0800

Scientists in England and France have collaborated to identify the key constraints which could lead to inaccuracies in previous ...

Cryovolcanoes on Pluto

Published Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0800

The latest observations beamed back from the New Horizons mission to Pluto show possible volcanic-type structures made from ...

The Rest Test/ What Does Rest Mean to You?

Published Fri, 06 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0800

A major global survey on rest has been launched. Dr Felicity Callard from Durham University is the director of Hubbub, a group ...

How sound waves lift objects

Published Fri, 30 Oct 2015 17:00:00 -0700

Researchers in the UK have built the world’s first sonic tractor beam that can lift and move objects using sound waves. The ...