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Philae's hop, skip and jump across comet 67P

New Scientist - news - Mon, 2014-11-17 15:02
Check out this image of Philae's journey over comet Churyumov–Gerasimenko, as captured by the orbiting Rosetta spacecraft






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Should we all get out of fossil fuels now?

New Scientist - news - Mon, 2014-11-17 15:00
UN head Ban Ki-moon has urged divestment from fossil fuels. Premature posturing, says Paul Younger. No, it's vital and timely, insists Tim Ratcliffe






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The Philae comet landing is exciting but what about the state of our own planet?

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 14:43
Never mind our origins, scientists should be using their colossal brains, power, time and funding to prevent our probable extinction Continue reading...
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St Louis police chief says only criminals were teargassed at Ferguson protests

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:44

Chief Jon Belmar, who is leading the response to protests over death of Michael Brown, accused of dishonesty by demonstrators after statements on public radio

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I was traduced by judge Hans-Joachim Eckert over Fifa World Cup bid report

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:41
Fifa whisteblowers evidence dismissed as unreliable
I had low expectations of investigation by Fifa of Fifa Continue reading...






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The hunt for Bono, Christopher Nolan's debt to society and charts - today's pop culture LIVE!

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:40

Its four days since Kim Kardashian broke the internet and already supplies of digital food are running scarce.

Join us as we forage for titbits and bytes.

Keep in touch in the comments or on Twitter: @guideguardian

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Rochester byelection hustings: Politics Live blog

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:39

Rolling coverage of all the days political developments as they happen, including this mornings Rochester byelection hustings on BBC Radio Kent

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Plebgate police spun web of lies, court told

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:39
Andrew Mitchells QC says detail of Downing Street encounter leaked to the Sun by police officers was wholly false Continue reading...
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Japanese recession weighs on markets; Bundesbank says German economy remains sluggish live

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:38

The global economy has taken another knock, as Japan unexpectedly falls back into recession hours after the UK prime minister warns of instability and uncertainty.

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Frozen: Christmas 2014 toys, rated by kids and their parents

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:35

Abandon hope: the Frozen juggernaut is unstoppable this Christmas. A recent survey* revealed 34.7% of all childrens gifts this year will be Frozen-themed. So give in, and get some quiet time, with these toys chosen by a panel of mini-Elsas, Annas, Olafs and Kristofs. Not Prince Hans. though. We do have some standards

[*Source: Department of Spurious Surveys, University of the Guardian]

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Tony Abbott lauds Xi Jinpings commitment to fully democratic China

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:33
Chinas president mentioned democracy in wide-ranging speech to Australian parliament, but experts suggest Abbott misunderstood Continue reading...






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Sierra Leone doctor brought to US for Ebola treatment dies

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:31

Dr Martin Salia, a permanent US resident, was being treated in Nebraska after leaving Freetown on Friday by air ambulance

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Slipknot to headline at Download festival 2015

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:30

The horror-rockers will top the bill at the annual rock and metal event for the third time with support from Judas Priest

Slipknot: 10 of the best

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If you believe in freedom of expression, support Abode of Chaos

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:30
This French art museum has attracted protests for its chaotic topical imagery. But does that mean it should be closed? Continue reading...
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Facebook, Google and Apple lobby for curb to NSA surveillance

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:28

A coalition of the biggest names in consumer technology have backed a US bill that would limit surveillance and prevent bulk email collection

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Serco chairman Alaistair Lyons resigns

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:27
Head of scandal-hit outsourcing group says it had been his intention to resign once a new strategy was in place Continue reading...






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Halliburton to buy oilfield services giant Baker Hughes for $35bn

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:26

Merger expected to raise antitrust concerns as Halliburton says it was prepared to divest businesses to meet regulators demands

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Fifa whistleblowers submit formal complaint over blowing their cover

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:25
Almajid and Mersiades object to treatment in ethics report
Assurances of confidentiality were breached by Eckert
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Photo highlights of the day

Guardian Science - Mon, 2014-11-17 13:22

The Guardians picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including a peanut festival min India, Naiza Bazi action in Pakistan, Solange Knowles white wedding in Louisiana and an Indian basket weaver

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