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Scientists built a bionic eye that could give blind people sightA team of scientists from the United States and Hong Kong has built a “bionic eye’ that mimics a human eye in shape and function. The eye, currently in its prototype stage, could one da…

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Gut Microbes May Be Key to Solving Food AllergiesNew therapeutics are testing whether protective bacteria can dampen harmful immune responses to food

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Unite Behind Environmental Science: Transforming Values and Behaviour is as Important as Restoring Global EcosystemsBONN, May 22 (IPS) - Restoring damaged ecosystems is vital to avoid the collapse of nature's most valuable contributions to people, but International Day for Biological Diversity 2020 should also be a wake-up call about the importance of addressing our social, economic and systemic values, because it is these that are driving the destruction of nature.

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What will life look like a year from today?Based on discussions with experts, the Telegraph’s special technology correspondent imagines what a typical day might look like in May 2021

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Microplastic pollution in oceans has been vastly underestimated. Particles may outnumber zooplankton, which underpin marine life and regulate climate.Particles may outnumber zooplankton, which underpin marine life and regulate climate

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Herd Of Fuzzy Green 'Glacier Mice' Baffles ScientistsMoss balls seem to roll around glaciers in a coordinated way, and researchers can't explain why the whole group moves at about the same speed and in the same direction.

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New Studies Find Birds Are Eating Hundreds of Plastic Bits DailyA new study by the researchers at Cardiff University finds that it's not just the animals on land and sea that are eating plastic. Birds are found to be eating hundreds of plastic debris each day through the food they eat near the river banks.

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Astronauts may be able to make cement using their own peeLunar dust and a compound found in urine could be used to build future dwellings on the moon, a new study finds.

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How Loners Are an Evolutionary Insurance PolicyOrganisms that don’t follow the herd may not be stragglers, but nature’s way of hedging its bets.

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Skinny Genes Tell Fat to BurnA gene whose mutated form is associated with cancer in humans turns out to have a role in burning calories over a long evolutionary history.

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