COVID-19 Lockdown Almost Halved Soot Levels In Atmosphere

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Image shows the HALO research aircraft launched into an almost empty airspace during the COVID-19 lockdown in May 2020. The aircraft investigated the influence of limited mobility on air quality during the Bluesky research campaign in Germany.(DLR/Newsflash)

Lockdowns in the early summer of 2020 ensured the amount of soot in the atmosphere was almost halved, with benefits to the climate and health. The reductions in soot concentrations…

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Satellites And Drones Could Help Save Wild Bees

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Drone image showing the distribution of wildflowers. (Karen Anderson/Newsflash)

Scientists think that new ways of using satellites and drones could help protect bees and their habitats. Researchers at Devon’s Exeter University, southwest England, hope that innovative usage of modern…

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Catherine The Greats 1787 Letter Urging Vaccination And Portrait Fetch USD 1.26 Million At Auction

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The portrait of Catherine II, known as Catherine the Great, who was the last reigning Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796 and the country's longest-ruling female leader. (MacDougall Auctions/Newsflash)

This letter written by Empress Catherine the Great of Russia in 1787 advocating vaccination has been sold for USD 1.26 million after it was put up for auction together with…

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Lamborghini Driving Refugees On Benefits In Germany Sent Millions To Fund ISIS Terror Groups

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The large-scale operation to broke up a network of suspected money launderers who apparently also had connections to terror groups in Syria, in the the North Rhine-Westphalian of Germany, on 6th October.

Over a thousand German cops have raided more than 80 properties in 25 cities as part of a major crackdown on a criminal gang consisting mainly of refugees who are…

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