Month: September 2020

Someone touches the snout of a remarkably well-preserved cave bear, the carcass of which was discovered by reindeer herders on the Lyakhovsky Islands, part of the New Siberian Islands in remote northeast Russia. NORTH-EASTERN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY Moscow — Reindeer herders in Russia’s Arctic have discovered the entire carcass of what scientists believe to be a uniquely
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6:16 PM ET Associated Press Bryson DeChambeau has won the U.S. Open — the first major championship for golf’s long-hitting mad scientist. He is the third person in history to win an NCAA title, a U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Open. The others: Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. DeChambeau was the only player under par
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The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards are taking place Sunday night. The ceremony is being held virtually due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The awards will be presented from the Staples Center is Los Angeles, but there will be no red carpet, no audience and, aside from the presenters, no attendees. Netflix leads the way with
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There is a powerful new satellite in the sky to monitor emissions of methane (CH4), one of the key gases driving human-induced climate change. Known as Iris, the spacecraft can map plumes of CH4 in the atmosphere down to a resolution of just 25m. This makes it possible to identify individual sources, such as specific
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Have you been reading our coverage here? If so you should have known “Schitt’s Creek” was going to win because it’s been killing all night. Co-creators Eugene Levy and his son Daniel accepted the award and the elder had some words of praise for his progeny. “I also want to thank once again this young
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There’s growing concern among citizens all over the world about climate change, according to a new global poll. But respondents had very different attitudes to the level of urgency required to tackle the problem. Big majorities in poorer countries strongly agreed with tackling climate change with the same vigour as Covid-19. However in richer nations,
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