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Hard and fast emission cuts will slow warming sooner than expected

Published
Tuesday 8th December, 2020
Categories
Environment
Global
Environment
Global

A new study shows that strong and rapid action to cut emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases will help to slow down the rate of global warming over the next 20 years.

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Pandemic heralds innovation investment collapse

Published
Monday 7th December, 2020
Categories
Business & Economy
Coronavirus

Investment in small, new innovative companies in the UK collapsed by a third during the COVID-19 pandemic, damaging the prospects of thousands of high-growth firms.

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How a protein ‘hunkers down’ to conserve energy

Published
Thursday 3rd December, 2020
Categories
Science
Health

A visualisation made from nearly 100,000 electron microscope images has revealed the ingenious way a protein involved in muscle activity shuts itself down to conserve energy.

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