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European Parliament Rejects Recovery Plan Over Climate-Funding Cuts

The European Parliament rejected on Thursday (23 July) the hard-won decisions of the EU Council. MEPs criticized, among other things, cuts to climate programs and voiced fear that billions of euros could fall into the wrong hands. The Parliament rejected the…

5 years after New Horizons flyby, 10 cool things about Pluto

Here are 10 of the coolest, weirdest and most unexpected findings about the Pluto system scientists have learned thanks to the New Horizons spacecraft’s flyby of the distant world in 2015.

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Bushfire royal commission told coronavirus could stop firefighters helping interstate next fire season

The bushfires royal commission has been told the ongoing coronavirus crisis could mean firefighters cannot travel interstate to help battle blazes during the next fire season. The senior counsel assisting the commission, Dominique Hogan-Doran SC, said on Wednesday the extreme…

House ‘Climate Plan’ Is Just Another Progressive Wish List

One would reasonably expect that a report entitled “Solving the Climate Crisis,” issued last month by the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, would focus on ways to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that committee members believe endanger life…

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Structural analysis of COVID-19 spike protein provides insight into its evolution

Researchers have characterized the structure of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein as well as its most similar relative in a bat coronavirus. The structures provide clues about how the spike evolved and could help inform vaccine design.

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Structural analysis of COVID-19 spike protein provides insight into its evolution

Researchers have characterized the structure of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein as well as its most similar relative in a bat coronavirus. The structures provide clues about how the spike evolved and could help inform vaccine design.