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The global philosopher: Who should pay for climate change?
What's the fairest way of sharing the cost of climate change, asks Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel.
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Rape victims suffer 'flashbacks' during childbirth
As the UK's first maternity clinic for rape and sexual assault victims opens, BBC News speaks to three victims - two of which helped design the clinic.
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This month we'll finally see JunoCam's first high-resolution images of Jupiter. We'll also see OSIRIS-REx making progress toward its September 8 launch. Both rovers are road-tripping at Mars, while ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has completed a major mid-course correction ahead of its October arrival.
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Police told to prioritise anti-immigrant hate crimes as true nature of post-referendum racism is revealed
The country’s Police and Crime Commissioners have been asked to prioritise tackling a surge in post-referendum hate crimes, following damning new revelations about their scale and nature. The worrying extent and specifics of the new wave of anti-immigrant racism was detailed in full on Friday after The Independent was given exclusive access to a database of incidents compiled in the weeks since the vote.
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Do not mistake racism for social grieves from social gaps. This is the sort of mistake that led to BREXIT. Exciting times ahead, a little mountain to climb, but we need to understand that mountain, alas, we will slip down, and down............... It is a digital society, the system can no longer learn faster than the players (Universes of discourses).
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Mars Gullies Likely Not Formed by Liquid Water
New findings using data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show that gullies on modern Mars are likely not being formed by flowing liquid water.
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Science careers not only for boffins, says Prof Brian Cox
Science careers are not "boring or only for boffins", says Prof Brian Cox.
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Jo Milne: Ear implant woman helps Bangladesh kids
Two years ago Jo Milne became an internet sensation when footage of her hearing for the first time appeared on YouTube. Since then she has rekindled a long-lost friendship, enlisted the support of 1970s pop group The Osmonds and travelled to Bangladesh to help hundreds of deaf children.
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Five years after departing Earth, and a month after slipping into orbit around Jupiter, NASA's Juno spacecraft is nearing a turning point.
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10 Reasons BREXIT May Never Happen
Bookmakers are considering that triggering Article 50 – the formal notice required to start Brexit – may not actually happen. Sky Bet currently gives odds of 2/1 of Article 50 …
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Have you ever taken a break from a relationship only to return with some boundaries? Well, this is BREXIT, the only issue is that we are not designing any boundaries - we are just repeating the same old stories.
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Hear the 14-Hour “Essential Edgar Allan Poe” Playlist: “The Raven,” “The Tell-Tale Heart” & Much More
Edgar Allan Poe: anyone with an interest in scary stories---and not just scary, but deeply, whole-other-level scary stories---quickly learns the name. Presumably they also learn the proper spelling of the name: 'Allan' with two As, not 'Allen' with an E.
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