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New pesticides ‘may have risks for bees’

Attempts to find a new generation of pesticides to replace neonicotinoids have been dealt a potential blow.The post New pesticides ‘may have risks for bees’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Study suggests drastic decline in mountain hares

Conservation groups have called for an end to the “indiscriminate and ruthless” mountain hare culls.The post Study suggests drastic decline in mountain hares appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Killer whale mother finally lets dead newborn calf go, after 17 days

After 17 days, the orca at last stops carrying her newborn and begins chasing salmon off Canada.The post Killer whale mother finally lets dead newborn calf go, after 17 days appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Hippo bite kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

The animal turned on the Chinese man after he got too close with his camera at Lake Naivasha.The post Hippo bite kills Chinese tourist in Kenya appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft launches successfully

Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft has taken off on its mission to ‘touch the Sun’.The post Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft launches successfully appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to ‘touch the Sun’

The US space agency launches a probe that aims to travel closer to the Sun than ever before.The post Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to ‘touch the Sun’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Coral reefs ‘weathered dinosaur extinction’

Researchers have found that the algae living in coral reefs may have evolved 160 million years ago.The post Coral reefs ‘weathered dinosaur extinction’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Primate speech: How some species are ‘wired’ for talk

Primate brain study reveals a “wiring” key to our ability to talk.The post Primate speech: How some species are ‘wired’ for talk appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Organic solar cells set ‘remarkable’ energy record

Cheap, flexible solar panels could become a reality as organics achieve the same power efficiency as silicon.The post Organic solar cells set ‘remarkable’ energy record appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Online dating: Aim high, keep it brief, be patient

Researchers say that contacting people “out of your league”, can be a successful online dating strategyThe post Online dating: Aim high, keep it brief, be patient appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Summer’s extreme weather captured

The last month has seen deadly wildfires, monsoon rains and droughts hit several countries.The post Summer’s extreme weather captured appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Climate change: ‘Hothouse Earth’ risks even if CO₂ emissions slashed

Researchers warn that even limited climate warming could trigger conditions not seen in a million years.The post Climate change: ‘Hothouse Earth’ risks even if CO₂ emissions slashed appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – … Continue reading

Meet Nasa’s commercial flight astronauts

They will be aboard the first US flights to the International Space Station since the shuttle programme ended.The post Meet Nasa’s commercial flight astronauts appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Small height evolved twice on ‘Hobbit’ island of Flores

A new study has shown that small height evolved twice in humans on the Indonesian island of Flores.The post Small height evolved twice on ‘Hobbit’ island of Flores appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Shark thief says it ‘needed help’

The man who stole a shark from an aquarium in Texas, US said he did it because ‘it needed help’.The post Shark thief says it ‘needed help’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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A bird’s eye view: Songbirds perceive colour like humans

Faced with a glorious spectrum of colour, songbirds, just like humans, look for the big picture.The post A bird’s eye view: Songbirds perceive colour like humans appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Life on Mars: What do we know?

Victoria Gill takes a looks at four key moments in the search for life on the red planet.The post Life on Mars: What do we know? appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Life on Mars: What do we know?

Victoria Gill takes a looks at four key moments in the search for life on the red planet.The post Life on Mars: What do we know? appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Wave of plastic hits Dominican Republic

This was the scene on a beach in the Dominican Republic after a storm.The post Wave of plastic hits Dominican Republic appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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The cost of Trump’s Endangered Species Act proposal

The Trump administration wants to weaken the landmark protection law. What species are under threat?The post The cost of Trump’s Endangered Species Act proposal appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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