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An insider's story of the global attack on climate science

By Jim Salinger

The conclusion of a 4-year saga has cast light on the tactics employed by the climate denial lobby.

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The exclusive on exclusion diets

By Margaret Allman-Farinelli

What is the evidence for diets that focus on food exclusion?

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Sweet enough? Separating fact from fiction in the sugar debate

By Chris Forbes-Ewan

What is the scientific evidence for reducing the WHO's recommended maximum sugar intake?

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Can We Turn Unwanted Carbon Dioxide Into Electricity?

By Pam Frost Gorder

Researchers are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide (CO2) underground – and use it as a tool to boost electric power generation by at least 10 times compared to existing geothermal energy approaches.

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New results from inside the ozone hole

NASA scientists have revealed the inner workings of the ozone hole that forms annually over Antarctica and found that declining chlorine in the stratosphere has not yet caused a recovery of the ozone hole.

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Scientists discover quick recipe for producing hydrogen

New formula for fast, abundant H2 production may help power fuel cells and helps explain expansive chemical-eating microbial communities of the deep

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Surprising diversity in ageing revealed in nature

Not all species weaken and become more likely to die as they age.

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Peer-reviewed science takes off on Twitter

But who is tweeting what and why?

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Concussion secrets unveiled in mice and people

Scientists film early concussion damage and describe brain's response to injury

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Trial complete: electric vehicles can work in Australia

By Thomas Bräunl

Perth trial finds few technological barriers to the adoption of electric vehicles in Australia, but government incentives for early adopters and government programs for the roll-out of fast-DC charging stations would help Australia fully embrace these cars.

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