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These are my hand-picked favourite articles from around the web, freshly chosen every day. All of them are jolly good reads.

These articles are the most interesting, curious and informative things I've found each day.

My favourite reads are mainly about Science, Technology, Art and Philosophy.

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New GMO Rice Boasts Higher Yield, Less Global Warming - www.technologyreview.com

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

Rice plants try this one weird trick to cut greenhouse gas emissions and increase yield.Not all climate change mitigation solutions involve changing human habits. In a paper in Nature on Wednesday, scientists unveiled a new genetically modified rice plant that reduces emissions of methane, a greenho...

New GMO Rice Boasts Higher Yield, Less Global Warming - www.technologyreview.com

New GMO Rice Boasts Higher Yield, Less Global Warming - www.technologyreview.com

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

Rice plants try this one weird trick to cut greenhouse gas emissions and increase yield.Not all climate change mitigation solutions involve changing human habits. In a paper in Nature on Wednesday, scientists unveiled a new genetically modified rice plant that reduces emissions of methane, a greenho...

New GMO Rice Boasts Higher Yield, Less Global Warming - www.technologyreview.com

The Tunnel Problem - blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

Driverless or autonomous cars will almost certainly be commonplace quite soon. Imagine you are sitting in such a car, approaching a tunnel on a single-lane mountain road. A child wanders into the middle of the road, blocking the entrance to the tunnel. How should such cars be programmed to react? Tw...

The Tunnel Problem - blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk

The Tunnel Problem - blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

Driverless or autonomous cars will almost certainly be commonplace quite soon. Imagine you are sitting in such a car, approaching a tunnel on a single-lane mountain road. A child wanders into the middle of the road, blocking the entrance to the tunnel. How should such cars be programmed to react? Tw...

The Tunnel Problem - blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk

Selfishness lasts a lifetime, according to mongoose study - phys.org

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

Researchers studying wild banded mongooses in Uganda have discovered that these small mammals have either cooperative or selfish personalities which last for their entire lifetime. The findings of the 15-year study are published today in the journal Animal Behaviour....

Selfishness lasts a lifetime, according to mongoose study - phys.org

Selfishness lasts a lifetime, according to mongoose study - phys.org

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

Researchers studying wild banded mongooses in Uganda have discovered that these small mammals have either cooperative or selfish personalities which last for their entire lifetime. The findings of the 15-year study are published today in the journal Animal Behaviour.
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Selfishness lasts a lifetime, according to mongoose study - phys.org

Scientists track monster waves below the ocean surface - phys.org

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

A scientific research team spent seven years tracking the movements of skyscraper-high waves in the South China Sea. University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientists were part of the collaborative international field study trying to understand how these waves, ...

Scientists track monster waves below the ocean surface - phys.org

Scientists track monster waves below the ocean surface - phys.org

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

A scientific research team spent seven years tracking the movements of skyscraper-high waves in the South China Sea. University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science scientists were part of the collaborative international field study trying to understand how these waves, ...

Scientists track monster waves below the ocean surface - phys.org

Drawing a line between quantum and classical world - phys.org

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

Quantum theory is one of the great achievements of 20th century science, yet physicists have struggled to find a clear boundary between our everyday world and what Albert Einstein called the "spooky" features of the quantum world, including cats that could be both alive and dead, and photons that ca...

Drawing a line between quantum and classical world - phys.org

Drawing a line between quantum and classical world - phys.org

Shared 3 years 38 weeks ago

Quantum theory is one of the great achievements of 20th century science, yet physicists have struggled to find a clear boundary between our everyday world and what Albert Einstein called the "spooky" features of the quantum world, including cats that could be both alive and dead, and photons that ca...

Drawing a line between quantum and classical world - phys.org
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