When football clubs are less successful, fans are more loyal to each other

Some fans even said they would be willing to make the ultimate sacrifice, giving their own lives to save other supporters of their team.

Martha Newson, Cognitive Anthropologist, University of Oxford • conversation
yesterday ~6 min

anthropology psychology football football-fans

Search for axions from nearby star Betelgeuse comes up empty

Results significantly narrow the range of possible places to find the hypothetical dark matter particles.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
yesterday ~7 min

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Elephants counted from space for conservation

Satellite imagery is being used to count elephants in a breakthrough that could aid conservation.

bbcnews
yesterday ~2 min

artificial-intelligence conservation biodiversity animals

A new way of looking at concussions

Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain

Helen Santoro • knowable
Jan. 20, 2021 ~15 min

health-disease

Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening a door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as 'a series of tortured misreadings' of US law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

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Trump’s big gamble to gut US power plant emissions rules loses in court, opening door for new climate rules

An appeals court described the EPA's effort as "a series of tortured misreadings" of U.S. law.

Daniel Farber, Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Jan. 20, 2021 ~7 min

climate-change carbon power-plants donald-trump epa joe-biden coal clean-air-act paris-climate-agreement greenhouse-gas-emissions courts us-courts

Climate change: Biden's first act sets tone for ambitious approach

Re-joining the Paris climate pact is a symbolic and practical first step for the Biden White House.

bbcnews
Jan. 20, 2021 ~6 min

climate-change intergovernmental-panel-on-climate-change joe-biden paris-climate-agreement cop26

US College Program Accused of Human Trafficking

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 20, 2021 ~4 min

education students

New Versions of the Coronavirus Worry Experts

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 20, 2021 ~5 min

said health-lifestyle

5 Top Technologies Presented at CES 2021

VOA Learning English • voa
Jan. 20, 2021 ~5 min

science-technology year

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