Astronauts could use their blood and urine to make Martian concrete
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Astronauts could use their blood and urine to make Martian concrete

AstroCrete samples, a concrete-like material University of Manchester Mars bases are expensive because of the high cost of transporting heavy
Jaguars face major threat from Amazon deforestation and fires
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Jaguars face major threat from Amazon deforestation and fires

A jaguar on the banks of Cuiaba river in Brazil reisegraf.ch/Shutterstock According to an analysis of Jaguars (Panthera Onca) and their protected
Ancient spiders locked in amber died looking after their offspring
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Ancient spiders locked in amber died looking after their offspring

Dr. Dong Ren: It appears that spiders trapped in amber were looking after their offspring at the time they died. Modern spiders have been known to
Astronomers may have found a moon orbiting a rogue planet with no star
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Astronomers may have found a moon orbiting a rogue planet with no star

NASA images/Shutterstock: Rogue planets might be the best places to locate an orbiting exomoon NASA photos Astronomers might have discovered a moon
City-wide quantum data network in China is the largest ever built
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City-wide quantum data network in China is the largest ever built

A new quantum network in Hefei, China, runs on fibre-optic cables asharkyu/Shutterstock The largest demonstration of how a quantum internet might
The BepiColombo spacecraft is about to make its first Mercury flyby
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The BepiColombo spacecraft is about to make its first Mercury flyby

Artists impression of Mercury Spacecraft's BepiColombo spacecraft: ESA/ATG medialab. Mercury: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics
People with chronic conditions among most at risk from Covid even after jabs
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People with chronic conditions among most at risk from Covid even after jabs

Research has shown that people with dementia and chronic conditions like Down syndrome are still at greatest risk of contracting Covid-19, even after
White Americans pay less attention to Black peers, says a new study
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White Americans pay less attention to Black peers, says a new study

The ratio of peers who receive attention (bars, left axis) and their average evaluation (lines, right axis), according to race and experimental
COVID-19 virus is evolving to get better at becoming airborne, new study shows: Study suggests need for better ventilation and tight-fitting masks, in addition to widespread vaccination to help stop s
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COVID-19 virus is evolving to get better at becoming airborne, new study shows: Study suggests need for better ventilation and tight-fitting masks, in addition to widespread vaccination to help stop s

A new study by the University of Maryland School of Public Health has shown that COVID-19-infected people exhale infectious viruses in their blood.
High-res carbon emission maps reveal climate impact of commuting
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High-res carbon emission maps reveal climate impact of commuting

Zhu Liu has created a map showing Europe's 2020 carbon emissions. High-resolution maps showing carbon emissions show how our daily patterns of