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“If we don’t act, the virus will take off,” Vallance’s colleague Chris Whitty, the UK’s chief medical officer, told the same briefing in Downing Street. “That is the path we are on and if we do not change course, we will find ourselves in a difficult problem.” The advisors’ comments have fueled speculation that the …

Image copyright KELLOGG’S Image caption New designs are being trialled that still “pop” when they open The distinctive Pringles tube is being re-designed after criticism that it’s almost impossible to recycle. The current container for the potato-based snack was condemned as a recycler’s nightmare. It’s a complex construction with a metal base, plastic cap, metal …

A deep-sea dragonfish has ultra-black skin capable of absorbing bioluminescent light. It also has great teeth. Karen Osborn, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Goths know black is cool. Some scary-looking fish swimming the ocean depths know it too. Researchers are unlocking the deep, dark secrets of blacker-than-black fish that have developed special skin characteristics …

Ronald Lewis’s home was among the first to be rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina swept away much of New Orleans’s Lower Ninth ward. In the 15 years after, as this city’s poorest neighbourhood struggled to recover, Lewis became its most impassioned advocate and cultural champion – founder of the House of Dance & Feathers, a community …

Apple’s’ special event at the Steve Jobs Theater on its Cupertino, California, campus on Tuesday, maybe overshadowed by the tense U.S. China trade war. In the crosshairs; a new crop of iPhones and the pricing power that Apple normally wields. Ticker Security Last Change %Chg AAPL APPLE INC. 213.26 -0.02 -0.01% With the stock up 35 percent …

On Tuesday, new Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) took their seats for the first time since a dramatic set of elections in May shook up the status quo. As the new-look parliament stood for the iconic melody from Beethoven’s ninth symphony, commonly known as Ode to Joy and the unofficial anthem of Europe, MEPs …