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Twitter bans climate change ads that contradict scientific consensus

Such advertisements will be categorised as inappropriate content. Microblogging platform Twitter on Friday announced that it will ban advertisements that “contradict the scientific consensus” on climate change. “We believe that climate denialism shouldn’t be monetized on Twitter, and that misrepresentative ads shouldn’t detract from important conversations about the climate crisis,” …

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Oldest Microfossils On Earth Found In Canada

New research published in Science Advances describes complex structures in rocks from Quebec, Canada, estimated to be between 3.75 and 4.28 billion years old and of possible organic origin. The structures found in Canada are more than 200 to 700 million years older than the previous oldest fossils of microbes …

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China fires up its ‘Artificial Sun’

A new round of nuclear fusion experiments for an advanced superconducting tokamak (EAST), or “Chinese artificial sun,” kicked off at the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science this month, Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday. According to the institute’s vice director, Song Yuntao, the experiment is aimed at upgrading the EAST …

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