Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea
The near-6,000 sq km block of ice known as A-68 looks finally to be on the move. BBC News - Science & Environment
New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains
It will enter clinical trials to prevent and treat the infection next year. BBC News - Science & Environment
Neanderthal brains 'grew more slowly'
A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours. BBC News - Science & Environment
Birds 'churring' is a sign isles' shipwreck rats dying out
The call of storm petrels are recorded for the first time on islands where rats came ashore from shipwrecks. BBC News - Science & Environment
Ancient DNA sheds light on African history
DNA from ancient remains is used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa. BBC News - Science & Environment
Plant-eating dinosaurs 'strayed from veggie diet'
The idea of plant-eating dinosaurs having a strict vegetarian diet is called into question. BBC News - Science & Environment
Vice-President Dombrovskis on the Communication on A Fair and Efficient Tax System in the European Union for the Digital Single... European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 21 September 2017 Good morning everyone, Today, the Commission is launching a new EU agenda for fair taxation of the digital economy. We have adopted a Communication that describes the challenges ... Press releases - RSS
Questions and Answers on the Communication on a Fair and Efficient Tax System in the EU for the Digital Single... European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 21 September 2017 Questions and Answers on the Communication on a Fair and Efficient Tax System in the EU for the Digital Single Market Why is the Commission addressing digital tax now? The taxation ... Press releases - RSS
Taxation: Commission sets out path towards fair taxation of the Digital Economy European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 September 2017 Taxation: Commission sets out path towards fair taxation of the Digital Economy The European Commission is today launching a new EU agenda to ensure that the digital economy is taxed in ... Press releases - RSS
UK strikes research deal with US in run-up to Brexit
The UK and US reach an agreement that aims to allow freer movement of research equipment and scientists. BBC News - Science & Environment
UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos
Understanding the first moments of life could lead to better IVF and explain why women miscarry. BBC News - Science & Environment
Owls hold secret to ageless ears
Barn owls keep their acute sense of hearing into old age, scientists have discovered. BBC News - Science & Environment
Neolithic Orkney rivalries detailed in new study
Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities, according to new research. BBC News - Science & Environment
Paris climate aim 'still achievable'
The ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C is still within reach, a study indicates. BBC News - Science & Environment
Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the second informal ECOFIN press conference in Tallinn European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Tallinn, 16 September 2017 I would like to thank the Estonian Presidency for these two productive days in Tallinn. I welcome the Estonian Presidency's initiative to launch a debate in the EU ... Press releases - RSS
Revealing Bakhshali manuscript
Illuminating India: starring the oldest recorded origins of ‘zero’, the Bakhshali manuscript, opening 4 October.

The invention of zero, or rather the realisation that it was a number just like any other, was one of the greatest conceptual leaps in ...
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World's first AI test of human intelligence
Adam Hampshire in conversation
So many key questions about intelligence remain unanswered that it seems that the human brain is ill-equipped to fully understand itself. Now Adam Hampshire of the Computational, Cognitive & Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory and his colleagues at ...
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Let us introduce you to your digital doppelganger
Simulation visualisations courtesy of Barcelona Supercomputing Centre

Join, Dr Roger Highfield, as he discusses a special event at September Lates on 27 September at the Science Museum that will explore how to build a virtual human.

Tickets are free and ...
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Developing a breathalyser for disease
Billy Boyle is CEO of Owlstone Medical, and are applying the technology to the greatest health challenges, devising a simple breath test indicating cancer, inflammatory and infectious disease. Science Museum
Customs Union: EU customs seized over 41 million fake goods at EU borders last year European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 July 2017 Customs Union: EU customs seized over 41 million fake goods at EU borders last year New figures released by the European Commission today show that customs authorities detained more than 41 ... Press releases - RSS
Opening remarks by Commissioner Moscovici on the Commission's proposal on the illegal import and trafficking of cultural goods European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 13 July 2017 Bonjour à tous. The issue is certainly fascinating. Je voudrais vous parler aujourd'hui d'art et de terrorisme. L'articulation peut paraître un peu surprenante mais, il faut avoir en ... Press releases - RSS
Questions and Answers on the illegal import of cultural goods used to finance terrorism European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 13 July 2017 Questions and Answers on the illegal import of cultural goods used to finance terrorism Why is the Commission proposing new rules on the import of cultural goods? In recent years, a ... Press releases - RSS

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