Virgil Van Dijk: Liverpool defender not concerned by scrutiny on his recovery from knee surgery
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Virgil Van Dijk: Liverpool defender not concerned by scrutiny on his recovery from knee surgery

Last update on. After recovering from knee surgery, Virgil van Dijk was an active participant in the Premier League this year. Virgil Van Dijk,
Jupiter-like planet survived the death of its star without harm
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Jupiter-like planet survived the death of its star without harm

Artists illustration of Jupiter-like planet orbiting white dwarf star W. M. Keck Observatory/Adam Makarenko Astronomers have a glimpse into the
Venus’s surface may have never been cool enough for oceans or life
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Venus’s surface may have never been cool enough for oceans or life

Cloud structure in the Venusian atmosphere JAXA/ISAS/DARTS/Kevin M. Gill Venus may not have had water on its surface in the right conditions, so it
Artificial insect-inspired ‘brain’ can guide robotic dog through maze
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Artificial insect-inspired ‘brain’ can guide robotic dog through maze

Robotic dogs can be guided by a synthetic, insect-inspired brain that uses less energy and is lighter than traditional approaches. Opteran
Why psychologists can't decide if moral disgust is even a thing
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Why psychologists can't decide if moral disgust is even a thing

Michelle Durbano We should care deeply about disgust. It protects us from possible dangerous substances like rotting meat and is crucial to our moral
How the Hubble Telescope opened a new window on the cosmos
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How the Hubble Telescope opened a new window on the cosmos

NASA The Hubble Space Telescope was not working for a short, but very disturbing period in this year. It wasn't clear if it would ever start again.
The mRNA technology behind covid-19 vaccines can transform medicine
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The mRNA technology behind covid-19 vaccines can transform medicine

Science Photo Library/Alamy Despite the destruction caused by the coronavirus pandemic there is at least one piece of good news: the success rate of
Bubbles in blood open the brain for world-first cancer treatment
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Bubbles in blood open the brain for world-first cancer treatment

Arrows in MRI images depict tumours before and after treatment. SUNNYBROOK HEALTH CENTRE Doctors have demonstrated that medicines can be safely
Australia's unusual western swamp turtle is an oddity under threat
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Australia's unusual western swamp turtle is an oddity under threat

An algae-covered western swamp turtle Gerald Kuchling The Australian western swamp turtle is one of many species that are unique in evolution and
Women have been under-represented in stroke therapy trials for decades
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Women have been under-represented in stroke therapy trials for decades

A stroke is detected in an 81-year old patient by an injected brain scan via Getty Images Women are not included in clinical trials for stroke