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Powerful antibiotic discovered using machine learning for first time – Guardian

The culture plate on the right has bacteria that is resistant to all of the antibiotics tested. Photograph: Science History Images/Alamy   A powerful antibiotic that kills some of the most dangerous drug-resistant bacteria in the world has been discovered … Continue reading

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Blue Carbon. An invisible time bomb.

Just Have a Think Ocean Acidification is perhaps the most well publicised consequence of increased levels of carbon dioxide being absorbed by our oceans. But as the oceans also absorb vast quantities of heat from our human activities, and sea … Continue reading

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The Real Implications Of Ex Machina’s Turing Test

Video essay exploring the real implications of Ex Machina’s Turing Test.

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Top 10 facts about whales | WWF

WWF UK Known for their huge size and mysterious nature, whale species are incredibly diverse. Hear Ria share our top 10 facts about these fascinating marine mammals! Visit our website for more information and follow us for regular updates: Website: … Continue reading

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Brown; color is weird

This video discusses the color brown. Seriously. That Aging Wheels playlist: And, of course, the Weird World in RGB for those of you who I couldn’t manage to summon a card for: How about some other, more different links? Technology … Continue reading

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Sand dunes can ‘communicate’ with each other – ScienceBlog.com

Even though they are inanimate objects, sand dunes can ‘communicate’ with each other, researchers have found. A team from the University of Cambridge has found that as they move, sand dunes interact with and repel their downstream neighbours. Using an experimental … Continue reading

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 So you’re too ethical to eat meat; but should cows go extinct? – Aeon

Photo by Martijn-Nijenhuis/Flickr   Neil Levy is a senior research fellow of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and professor of philosophy at Macquarie University in Sydney. He is the author of Consciousness and Moral Responsibility (2014). He lives … Continue reading

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Neanderthal genes found for first time in African populations – Guardian

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent   African populations have been revealed to share Neanderthal ancestry for the first time, in findings that add a new twist to the tale of ancient humans and our closest known relatives. Previously it was believed … Continue reading

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Glasgow University is first to pay slave-trade reparations

Glasgow University has become the first UK institution to raise money to pay reparations in recognition of the benefits it gained from the slave trade. Last year the University discovered it had received millions of pounds from Scottish slave traders … Continue reading

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You are not alone in your loneliness

Being open and vulnerable with your loneliness, sadness and fear can help you find comfort and feel less alone, says writer and artist Jonny Sun. In an honest talk filled with his signature illustrations, Sun shares how telling stories about … Continue reading

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