Vigils and celebrations as Scots mark Brexit day

Image copyright Reuters Image caption An event named Missing EU Already is being staged outside the Scottish Parliament Candlelit vigils are taking place across Scotland as part of a series of events marking Brexit day. Organisers of the Leave a Light On gatherings are inviting…

China’s Funding of U.S. Researchers Raises Red Flags

When officials at the Texas A&M University System sought to determine how much Chinese government funding its faculty members were receiving, they were astounded at the results—more than 100 were involved with a Chinese talent-recruitment program, even though only five had disclosed their participation. A…

Human-caused biodiversity decline started millions of years ago

Dinofelis, painting by Mauricio Antón. The picture shows a saber-toothed cat Dinofelis eating while one of our ancestors are watching. Dinofelis has been considered a predator that our ancestors were greatly fearing. But new research suggests that it was human ancestors that may have caused…

WHO Declares Coronavirus Outbreak a Global Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak in China a public health emergency of international concern, pointing to a significant increase in the number of cases and the disease’s spread to other countries. The designation, issued Thursday, came as the first person-to-person transmission of…

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