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Here’s How Wasps Have Inspired an Innovative New Tool for Keyhole Surgery

Dutch scientists have designed a new device to be used in keyhole surgery—and it’s inspired by the way parasitoid wasps lay their eggs. At the moment, the tools used in such surgery can end up clogging because they use suction. This new tool doesn’t have that problem because it uses friction. According to the BBC, […]

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This Repair Shop is on a Mission to Fix Our Throwaway Culture

The urge for most of us is to throw something away—even if it means we have to buy a new one for more money—as it’s often easier than finding a store that will fix it, taking it there, then going out later and picking it back up, all with the chance that it might break […]

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Climate change: Researchers begin discussions on vital report – BBC News

“The scientists come in with a proposal document that line by line gets challenged by the representative of the United Nations there, and the scientists defend their lines,” said Prof Corinne Le Quéré, from the University of East Anglia who…

Is climate change to blame for the recent weather disasters? 2 things you need to understand – The Conversation US

Summer isn’t even half over, and we’ve seen heat waves in the Pacific Northwest and Canada with temperatures that would be hot for Death Valley, enormous fires that have sent smoke across North America, and lethal floods of biblical proportions…

This Week In Failed Global Warming Predictions

Every single day, there is something alarming in the news about climate change. Click on any headline about a natural disaster like a forest fire or a flood or a hurricane, and there will be dire warnings in the article…

EU Unveils Absurd Climate Targets ‘To Give Humanity A Fighting Chance’

Europe’s push for electrification could include the ban of gas and diesel car sales within two decades. Lawmakers in the European Union (EU) are set to propose new measures today that will accelerate the ban of internal combustion engines, according…

USC study shows dire impacts downstream of Nile River dam

(University of Southern California) Downstream water supply and economic losses could substantially disrupt Egypt, according to a new USC analysis that offers potential solutions to avoid conflict over the dam.

Stunning Train Station Being Built in Mexico Uses Mayan Design to Bring Sea Air in and Keep Rain Out

The ancient Maya civilization was enshrining its legacy in stone more than a thousand years ago, and the ingenious designs from that time are being utilized in fresh ways today. On a 950-mile (1,525 -kilometer) Mexican railway line, a new station to service the Yucatán town of Tulum is being built using techniques right out […]

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Herd of Elephants to be Moved from UK to Kenya in Rewilding ‘World First’

Elephants are famous for their migrations—long marches across savannahs and deserts done entirely from memory, but for 13 captive elephants in Kent, their journey will look quite a bit different. That’s because their trip will be one-way, by plane, and will be the first of its kind—a rewilding effort that hopes to move all 25 […]

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