These Squishy Batteries Are Made Out of Water, Here’s How They Work

Electric eels and origami inspired scientists to create a soft battery that could revolutionize soft robotics. Here’s what you need to know. This New ‘Perfect’…

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Seychelles president: I delivered an underwater speech to protect the oceans. Here’s why.

Danny Faure is the president of the Seychelles. Last Sunday, I climbed into the tight quarters of a Global Sub Dive submersible — essentially a…

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Here’s what to do in Phoenix this week

Looking to mix things up this week? From a children’s book signing to a young artists’ showcase, here’s a lineup of options to help you…

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Is your favourite seafood sustainable? Here’s how to find out – Science News

Australians love seafood. We eat about 400,000 tonnes of it every year. And we have one of the better-managed fisheries in the world. But about…

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The Daily 202: Americans are pessimistic about what life will be like in 2050. Here’s what they fear most.

The sun sets in Tacoma, Wash. (Ted S. Warren/AP) With Joanie Greve and Mariana Alfaro THE BIG IDEA: Americans, collectively, appear to be in a deeper…

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Here’s Why I Stayed A Night In The Plastic Bottle Dungeon

ISLA COLON, Panama – The striking four-story turreted castle glistened in the fading afternoon sun, casting an ominous shadow over the dungeon where I’d come…

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Endangered British birds to be hunted under new permit – here’s how that could fuel an illegal pan-European trade

Hunters will be allowed to kill some of Britain’s most endangered bird species under new temporary permits licensed by Natural England and Natural Resources Wales.…

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‘Electric pulse fishing’ is turning the ocean into a graveyard — here’s why fishermen are doing it anyway

BBC Newsnight/Business Insider Some fishermen in Europe have been using the controversial technique of electric pulse fishing. The method involves pulling a net loaded with…

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Here’s Why Expanding Protected Areas Isn’t Saving Nature

For conservationists, it is an alarming and rapidly worsening problem: Natural areas continue to be degraded and species lost at an unprecedented rate, even in…

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The Age of Soft Robots Is Coming, Here’s How They Work

Scientists are looking to nature to inspire the next generation of robots. Here’s what they’ve come up with. Could the Biggest Ocean Recording Ever Made…

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