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Plantwatch: one of world’s rarest trees found near Welsh coast

North Wales is home to one of the most rare trees in the world. Only 30 Menai whitebeams are left in the world. They all grow along a narrow strip
Some of the world's oldest rubies linked to early life
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Some of the world's oldest rubies linked to early life

Photo of the ruby used in this study. Credit: University of Waterloo Researchers from the University of Waterloo discovered that carbon residue was
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Bitcoin jumps to new record high above $66,000 after landmark U.S. ETF launch

Bitcoin hit a new all-time high Wednesday, as investors celebrated the launch of the first U.S.-based bitcoin futures exchange-traded funds. At
Podcast: Maine’s Burning Blueberry Fields
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Podcast: Maine’s Burning Blueberry Fields

Subscribe to Stitcher, Apple Podcasts and Spotify. This episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast takes us to Penobscot in Maine where we visit a farmer
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Singapore Airlines will fly the Airbus A380 on on a 60-minute flight as carriers continue to bring back the world's largest passenger plane

Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800 departs from Zurich Airport Reuters Singapore Airlines will fly the shortest Airbus A380 flight from Singapore to
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
Virtual Museums Challenge the Art World’s Status Quo
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Virtual Museums Challenge the Art World’s Status Quo

Stuart Semple remembers well the first time that art pushed him to his stomach. It was late 1980s, and Semple, then eight years old was at London's
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Elon Musk reclaims the world's richest person title from Jeff Bezos as Tesla's stock hits an 8-month-high

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO. Patrick Pleul/picture Alliance via Getty Images On Friday, Elon Musk overtook Jeff Bezos to be the world's wealthiest person.
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Facebook will add 10,000 jobs in Europe to help build virtual worlds

Facebook will need to attract more talent if it wants to be a "metaverse" company. Facebook has revealed plans to create 10,000 new
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Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the EU to build its vision for a 'metaverse'

This photo illustrates the Facebook logo on a smartphone screen, with the EU flag as the background. LONDON Facebook will create 10,000 jobs in