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Non-targeted aquatic species found to adapt to both traditional and organic pesticides

Phys Dot Org 01 Dec 2021
In their paper published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the group describes testing pond-dwelling water fleas in a variety of environments ... Almeida et al, Differential local genetic adaptation to pesticide use in organic and conventional agriculture in an aquatic non-target species, Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
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Risso's dolphins found to use spin move to dive deep for prey

Phys Dot Org 01 Dec 2021
In their paper published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, the group describes their study of the underwater mammals living near Portugal's Terceira Island ... Explore further ... More information. Fleur Visser et al, Risso's dolphins perform spin dives to target deep-dwelling prey, Royal Society Open Science (2021). DOI ... Royal Society Open Science.
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Arecibo data still yielding galactic insights

Phys Dot Org 01 Dec 2021
Funded by the Australian Research Council and published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS), the new study tests this relationship using data collected from 564 galaxies of varying shapes and ages, making it the largest representative sample of its kind ... Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
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Astronomers observe a new type of binary star long predicted to exist

Phys Dot Org 01 Dec 2021
The new class of stars, described in this month's issue of the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, was discovered by postdoctoral fellow Kareem El-Badry using the Shane Telescope at Lick Observatory in California and data from several astronomical surveys ... Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
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Prescribing social care often works better than drugs

The Times/The Sunday Times 01 Dec 2021
I chaired the inclusive public service working group for the Royal Society of Edinburgh’s Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission, and we published a report in partnership with ...
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Beautiful, mysterious and misunderstood, mushrooms are finally having a moment | Lucy Jones

The Guardian 01 Dec 2021
Cultural depictions of fungi are proliferating ... Fungi-spotting reports from the public to the Royal Horticultural Society are up 76% compared with 2020, because of a bumper year ... ....
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Top Scientist Shares the Joys and Challenges of Creating Life-Saving Vaccines

All Africa 01 Dec 2021
Warimwe has now been awarded the Royal Society Africa Prize for his work on vaccine ...
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Over 500 Scholars Launch Fightback Against Israel Lobby by Jonathan Cook

Earth Newspaper 01 Dec 2021
More than 500 scholars from around the world, including a Nobel prize winner, Royal Society fellows, and former and current presidents of major academic bodies, signed a petition delivered to the university this week in protest. by Jonathan Cook. https.//www.jonathan-cook.net/2021-10-25/scholars-fightback-israel-lobby-antisemitism. From Dr ... ....
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Haast's Eagle research points to bird being carnivorous predator

RNZ 01 Dec 2021
New Zealand's Haast's Eagle, the largest in the world, may have been bald and a carnivorous predator, according to new international research ... These similarities suggest that the Haast's Eagle used its talons to hunt ... The new research was published today in the peer-reviewed journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B ....
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Why increased rainfall in the Arctic is bad news for the whole world

The Conversation 01 Dec 2021
A rainy day in Baffin Island, northern Canada ... How water cycles through the Arctic. Vörösmarty et al., 2001 ... Warmer and wetter isn’t necessarily better ... Guy Tallentire , Author provided ... Richard Hodgkins has received funding from the UK Natural Environment Research Council, the Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System, and the Royal Society. .
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HG Wells and the human animal

New Statesman 01 Dec 2021
By September 1884, not yet 18, Wells had become the student of TH Huxley, president of the Royal Society and the world’s leading Darwinist ... Amber Reeves, with whom Wells fathered a daughter, was a brilliant Cambridge student, founder of the university’s Fabian society and later a feminist author.
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Getting in a spin: Risso's dolphins perform impressive twisting dives that let them 'drill' through ...

The Daily Mail 01 Dec 2021
To gobble up fish, squid and crustaceans that live more than 1,970 feet deep in the ocean, Risso's dolphins 'drill' through the water using a twisting dive technique ... THE DEEP SCATTERING LAYER EXPLAINED ... Advertisement ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... Share ... The full findings of the study were published in the journal Royal Society Open Science ... .
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Novelist Bernardine Evaristo to be president of Royal Society of Literature

The Guardian 30 Nov 2021
... the Royal Society of Literature, becoming the first writer of colour to hold the position.
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Bernardine Evaristo appointed as new president of Royal Society of Literature

AOL 30 Nov 2021
“I am deeply honoured to take on the role of the new president of the Royal Society of Literature. “Although founded two hundred years ago, the Society is boldly embracing the twenty-first century as a great champion of the possibilities of a more egalitarian culture for literature.
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