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Technological advances, particularly the discovery and use of fossil fuels, have contributed to climate change – but they have also allowed humanity to become aware of our impact on the planet and develop techniques to address global warming. Ahead of Climate After Covid: A Green Recovery? on Sky News on Thursday night, we look at …

Image copyright Other Image caption The study assessed the effectiveness of citizen science projects in terms of engagement and the ability to gather data for the government Citizen science projects are most effective when it comes to raising awareness of some of the threats the nation’s trees are facing. However, these schemes are less productive …

Sep 12th 2020 TANK BATTLES are rare these days. Crews that wish to prove themselves can turn instead to the Tank Biathlon, part of the International Army Games—a sort of Olympics with guns—organised each year by Russia. On September 5th Russian tanks raced and blasted their way to victory over teams from China, Belarus and …

Sep 5th 2020 THAT DREAMS contain hidden meanings is an old idea. The Biblical Book of Genesis, written down about 2,500 years ago, describes how Joseph, son of Jacob, interpreted the Egyptian pharaoh’s dreams of fat and thin cattle as predicting years first of plenty and then of famine. In China, meanwhile, the most popular …

STAVANGER, Norway & KASSEL, Germany & TOKYO, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Earth Science Analytics AS, a Norwegian petroleum geoscience software provider, has raised a series B funding from Equinor Ventures, the corporate venture fund of Equinor, a broad energy company and the leading operator in Norway, Wintershall Dea Technology Ventures, the corporate venture subsidiary of Wintershall Dea, Europe’s …

BEIJING, Aug. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Genetron Holdings Limited (“Genetron Health” or the “Company”, Nasdaq: GTH), a leading precision oncology platform company in China that specializes in offering molecular profiling tests, today announced its participation in the launch of a major national research project for early screening of lung and digestive system cancers led by …

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is pleased to announce the launch of new Science Partner Journal, Space: Science & Technology, published in affiliation with the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT). BIT cooperates with China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) which is affiliated with China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) in …

During the virtual unveiling of the University’s Bergami Center for Science, Technology, and Innovation, the University community celebrated the creation of the cutting-edge facility in the heart of campus and the myriad learning experiences it will cultivate for students of all disciplines. August 27, 2020 By Renee Chmiel, Office of Marketing and Communications The Bergami …

90 students will help the Tarrant County Public Health Department with contact tracing. FORT WORTH, Texas — Dozens of North Texas students will soon get real-world experience fighting COVID-19. The University of North Texas Health Science Center is partnering with the Tarrant County Department of Public Health for contact tracing. “We want to end COVID …

It’s National Science Week – an annual event that invites schools in Australia to celebrate science and technology with students. School communities often mark the occasion with science fairs, events and excursions, but this year, schools have the option to participate differently, if they need to abide by pandemic restrictions. The Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA) coordinates school …