Scholars globally are feeling the heat from politicians. They should take inspiration from scientists in the 1950s who raised the alarm over nuclear weapons.
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Experimental findings will be either boring or extremely dangerous, argues philosopher Preston Greene of Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
One third of our food is lost or wasted. With growing pressure on our arable lands, we will need to change our habits, concludes the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in a report released today.
Analysis of Kepler data has found 800 transiting exoplanets; 154 of them "reciprocally transit," meaning that observers there could detect planets of our solar system in the same way.