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HOW CHINA IS BRINGING ITS OCEAN PLASTIC WASTE OUTFLOW UNDER CONTROL

23 MAR 2021 In 2015, research led by Jenna Jambeck, a professor at the University of Georgia, identified China as the world’s largest source of plastic waste reaching the ocean – accounting for nearly one-third of the total in 2010. Many Chinese researchers thought that figure too high but had …

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VERDICT IS IN: YOU ONLY NEED ONE VACCINE DOSE IF YOU’VE ALREADY HAD COVID-19

22 MAR 2021 In the race to get coronavirus vaccines into arms as quickly as possible, scientists think they’ve found a way to accelerate the process: Give the people who’ve already had COVID-19 just one dose. Most vaccine-eligible Americans are getting either Pfizer or Moderna‘s vaccine, both of which require two doses administered several weeks …

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GIANT AMOUNTS OF GREEN ENERGY NEEDED TO CUT SHIPPING’S CO2

18 MAR 2021  On behalf of the Getting to Zero Coalition, researchers with COP26 Climate Champions and University College London have calculated clear guidelines for what the industry will need to accomplish in order to meet the Paris Accord goal of 100 percent decarbonization by 2050. “The adoption of zero …

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U.S. NAVY CARRIER’S TOP HELMSMEN ARE WOMEN

Three of USS Theodore Roosevelt’s four master helmsmen, L to R: Yeoman 3rd Class Adriana Soto, Yeoman 3rd Class Alexandra Miller and Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Allison Coughlin 15 MAR 2021  Out of a crew of 5,000 sailors aboard the supercarrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, only four are entrusted to steer in …

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WHAT DIETING ACTUALLY DOES TO YOUR METABOLISM, ACCORDING TO SCIENTISTS

20 FEB 2021 When it comes to dieting, research shows the majority of people will regain some – if not most – of the weight they’ve lost. While there are many reasons why this weight regain may happen, some popular claims online are that it’s because dieting permanently wrecks your metabolism. …

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GROSS DROPLET TEST SHOWS MASKS ARE HIGHLY EFFECTIVE AT LIMITING YOUR FLYING SPIT

01 JAN 2021 Getting coughed on has never been a pleasant experience, but 2020 has made it a whole new level of nope. Even with vaccines being rolled out, our main lines of defence against COVID-19 are still physical, with distancing from each other and wearing a mask being chief amongst them. …

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THERE’S A HUMAN-MADE BARRIER IN SPACE, SURROUNDING THE ENTIRE EARTH

17 DEC 2020 In 2017, NASA space probes detected a massive, human-made ‘barrier’ surrounding Earth. And tests have confirmed that it’s actually having an effect on space weather far beyond our planet’s atmosphere. That means we’re not just changing Earth so severely, scientists are calling for a whole new geological epoch to …

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OXFORD VACCINE FINAL-STAGE RESULTS HAVE JUST BEEN PUBLISHED IN A SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL

10 DEC 2020 Oxford University and AstraZeneca on Tuesday became the first COVID-19 vaccine makers to publish final-stage clinical trial data in a scientific journal, clearing a key hurdle in the global race to produce safe and effective drugs for the coronavirus. The study, published in the respected Lancet medical journal, confirmed that the vaccine works in …

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PFIZER’S COVID-19 VACCINE, IN WORLD FIRST, UK APPROVES

06 DEC 2020 Britain approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday (02ND DEC,2020), jumping ahead of the rest of the world in the race to begin the most crucial mass inoculation programme in history with a shot tested in wide-scale clinical trials. Prime Minister Boris Johnson touted the greenlight from the …

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OUR SOLAR SYSTEM IS GOING TO TOTALLY DISINTEGRATE SOONER THAN WE THOUGHT

04 DEC 2020 Although the ground beneath our feet feels solid and reassuring (most of the time), nothing in this Universe lasts forever. One day, our Sun will die, ejecting a large proportion of its mass before its core shrinks down into a white dwarf, gradually leaking heat until it’s nothing …

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