Animals that care for young may have more mutations and evolve faster
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An experiment in beetles shows that when parents care for their young, the population accumulates more mutations over time, but this may have benefits ..read more
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Inside the complex and extremely violent world of warring mongooses
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Banded mongooses have long been used as a model of animal cooperation. Now, researchers in Uganda are starting to get to grips with the harsh realities of their long-running and bloody battles ..read more
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Forests bioengineered to capture more carbon will be planted in the US
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A US startup will soon begin planting genetically engineered trees in Georgia and Pennsylvania that may be able to capture more carbon than regular trees ..read more
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Net-zero aviation needs up to $1 trillion in carbon offsets by 2050
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Growing demand for air travel is counteracting the aviation industry push to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Carbon offsets will be necessary – or fewer passengers ..read more
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Microplastics can be recycled to make electrodes for lithium batteries
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The polyethylene microplastic pollution commonly found in wastewater can be extracted to create electrodes for lithium-ion batteries ..read more
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Only eating between 7am and 3pm helps people with obesity lose weight
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Intermittent fasting led to a group of people with obesity losing 7.6 kilograms in 14 weeks when combined with them receiving advice on reducing their calorie intake, compared with 3.9 kilograms among those who only received the advice ..read more
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Hormonal conditions like PCOS should no longer be neglected
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Conditions like PCOS, endometriosis and PMS are notoriously hard to study, but recent advances in our understanding and in treatments are proving that is no longer the case ..read more
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Doughnut-shaped laser used to create an optical fibre out of air
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By shooting a brief and powerful laser beam shaped like a doughnut through the air, researchers created a 45-metre-long structure that could guide a light pulse like an optical fibre ..read more
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How to use science (and a dash of acid) to improve your scrambled eggs
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How do you like your eggs in the morning? If the answer is extra-soft and scrambled, you need to follow these top tips for a perfect result, says Sam Wong ..read more
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Reports of Bigfoot rise when at least 900 black bears are in the area
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Where black bears are abundant, Bigfoot sightings usually follow – which could make reports of the mythical creature a way to measure American black bear populations ..read more
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