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‘Tug of war’ between Earth, Moon and Sun could be driving tectonic plate movements

The tectonic plates which make up the rigid crust of the Earth are always moving around and impacting life on our planet in various ways.

24/01/2022

Woman rescues animal and no one can work out what it is

Experts are puzzled by a strange animal that a woman in Pennsylvania rescued outside her home. According to News 4, Christina Eyth lives in Fairfield Township, and earlier this week noted that there were paw prints immediately outside her front…

24/01/2022

Tool use may be socially learned in wild chimpanzees, research suggests

Chimpanzees do not automatically know how to crack nuts with stone tools, but instead learn this behaviour from others, new research suggests. The findings indicate the culture of the animals may be more similar to humans than often assumed.

24/01/2022

A blood transfusion killed Paul Michael Glaser’s wife and daughter. Now his son is fighting to end HIV stigma

Jake Glaser, the son of Elizabeth Glaser and actor Paul Michael Glaser contracted HIV in utero after his mother was infected during a blood transfusion. He speaks to Clémence Michallon about stigma, his work as an advocate, and his hopes for the…

24/01/2022

Panasonic to invest millions in Tesla battery that’s five-times stronger and coming in 2023

Panasonic will be investing 80 billion yen ($705 million) to produce new batteries for Tesla in the next year.

24/01/2022

The Earth’s core is cooling surprisingly fast, scientists say – and it could tell us how our planet dies

The Earth’s core is cooling more quickly than we realised, scientists have found – and the discovery could have important implications for the future of our planet. The history of Earth has been one of gradually getting colder. Some 4.5 billion…

24/01/2022

Queer Britain to open the UK’s first national LGBTQ+ museum in 2022

The UK’s first national LGBTQ+ museum is due to open in London in spring 2022. The museum, created by the charity Queer Britain, will be located in Kings Cross in north London, in part of a building owned by Art Fund, the national charity for art.

24/01/2022

Unions say Government climate change teaching strategy is ‘not enough’

Teachers could be ‘fearful’ about discussing climate change issues with students under climate change teaching proposals.

24/01/2022

Liquid water spotted on Mars may just be an illusion, study suggests

The temperature and pressure makes stable liquid water unlikely at the red planet’s surface, researchers have said.

24/01/2022

Wordle game gets spoiled forever as Twitter bot reveals tomorrow’s word to anyone that shares their score

A programmer has reverse-engineered the game Wordle to predict the words ahead of time – and is already being used to devious ends. Wordle is a game whereby users guess six times to try and determine a five-letter word. Each guess reveals…

24/01/2022

Statue tumbled in Puerto Rico before Spanish king's visit

Unknown people have toppled a statue of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León ahead of a visit of King Felipe VI to the U.S. Caribbean territory of Puerto Rico

24/01/2022

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