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kakapo

Baby boom for the kakapo, New Zealand’s critically endangered parrot

A woman votes in a booth at a polling station during India's general election in Cooch Behar, West Bengal on April 11, 2019

How maths could fix the problems with India’s voting machines

David Atternborough

David Attenborough finally talks climate change in prime time BBC slot

meteor

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed

London from above

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities

dogs being walked

Dog owners are more likely to get the recommended amount of exercise

IN DEPTH

Extinction Rebellion protestors in London on 15 April

Climate protesters want net zero carbon emissions – is it possible?

Protein mania: The problem with the West’s latest diet obsession

Protein mania: The problem with the West’s latest diet obsession

How to understand the risk of a bacon sandwich giving you bowel cancer

How to understand the risk of a bacon sandwich giving you bowel cancer

silhouette

The UK’s plan to block online pornography could be a privacy disaster

Ian McEwan

Why Ian McEwan doesn’t see his latest novel as being science fiction

measles vaccine sign

Measles has made a shocking return to the US. Can it be stopped?

EDITOR’S CHOICE

A child uses an inhaler

Millions of child asthma cases linked to traffic pollution every year

One of LIGO's gravitational wave detectors

LIGO has spotted another gravitational wave just after turning back on

Swabbing for microbes in space

NASA says the International Space Station is covered in bacteria

HPV immunisation

Scotland’s HPV vaccine linked to ‘near elimination’ of cervical cancer


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