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China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars

blog post image The six-wheeled robot has made the hazardous descent to the surface of the Red Planet, China announces.

Mars rover Perseverance takes first spin on surface of red planet

blog post image NASA's Mars rover Perseverance has taken its first, short drive on the surface of the red planet, two weeks after the robot science lab's picture-perfect touchdown on the floor of a massive crater, mission managers said on Friday.

Mars rover landing

blog post image NASA releases “exhilarating” image of Mars rover just above the planet

Perseverance on Mars: Where it is, and what the next steps are

blog post image NASA's first chat about its newest rover talks about the landing and what's next. "In their first press conference following Perseverance's successful landing on Mars, NASA and JPL scientists revealed some information on where the rover landed and what to expect for the next several days and weeks as...

Nasa's Perseverance rover in 'great shape' after Mars landing

blog post image "Perseverance will now spend at least two years looking for evidence of past life on the Red Planet. The American space agency has successfully landed its Perseverance rover in a deep crater near the planet's equator called Jezero. "The good news is the spacecraft, I think, is in great shape," said Matt...

Using Technology to Teach the Complex Science of Climate Change

blog post image "The world of education is no stranger to controversy. Every year, you'll find a splashy headline about how different school districts teach different versions of history from very different history textbooks. Or you'll encounter one special interest group or another objecting to teachers covering topics...

Photographer 'Devastated' After Her Unsplash Photo Was Used in 'Crass' UK Ad Campaign

blog post image Photographer 'Devastated' After Her Unsplash Photo Was Used in 'Crass' UK Ad Campaign: Atlanta photographer Krys Alex is speaking out after a portrait she took and posted to Unsplash was used in a controversial UK ad campaign.

Betraying the Science on Vegan Nutrition: After the prolonged comment thread in Harriet Hall's review of this book in July,

blog post image Betraying the Science on Vegan Nutrition: After the prolonged comment thread in Harriet Hall's review of this book in July, given the controversy, we were willing to consider a guest post offering another perspective. In this case, the perspective, from a dietician, is similar to Harriet's, the main...

Anheuser-Busch pulls millions from controversial NIH alcohol study: Questions about the study could “undermine its lasting

blog post image Anheuser-Busch pulls millions from controversial NIH alcohol study: Questions about the study could “undermine its lasting credibility,” company said.

It’s time we stopped dismissing women’s health problems: Controversy about cervical smear tests is just the latest in

blog post image It’s time we stopped dismissing women’s health problems: Controversy about cervical smear tests is just the latest in a series concerning women’s health. It’s time to talk about inequality in the doctor’s surgery

Complexity in the evaluation of medical education - how would you evaluate this one? I am really enjoying putting together

blog post image Complexity in the evaluation of medical education - how would you evaluate this one? I am really enjoying putting together the 'current topics and controversies' week at the end of our module on 'evaluation' in the MSc/PgDip Medical Education programme at University of South Wales - though I am now...

APOD: 2017 November 20 - Curiosity Rover Takes Selfie on Mars

blog post image APOD: 2017 November 20 - Curiosity Rover Takes Selfie on Mars

South Korea mulling world's first robot tax | ZDNet: Controversial idea seems to formally acknowledge a tough future for

blog post image South Korea mulling world's first robot tax | ZDNet: Controversial idea seems to formally acknowledge a tough future for workers

Theresa May could be paving the way to change her policy on foreign students: The Government will today pave the way for

blog post image Theresa May could be paving the way to change her policy on foreign students: The Government will today pave the way for a climbdown over Theresa May’s controversial policy of counting foreign students as migrants in official immigration statistics. Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, will ask her independent...

Caldicott's concerns: DeepMind and the Royal Free London - a summary from Mischon de Reya. "The latest medical data sharing

blog post image Caldicott's concerns: DeepMind and the Royal Free London - a summary from Mischon de Reya. "The latest medical data sharing controversy to attract the interest of regulators and the press involves the Royal Free London ('RF'), one of London's biggest hospitals, and its arrangements with DeepMind, involving...

Opinion paper summarising evidence published in JACC by a group of physicians reporting on food trends and heart health.

blog post image Opinion paper summarising evidence published in JACC by a group of physicians reporting on food trends and heart health. "Green leafy vegetables, blueberries, and plant proteins rise to the top of the physicians' recommendations for frequent food intake; coconut oil, palm oil, and antioxidant supplements...

Survey of large publishers: 30 percent of our website visits come from Facebook: For publishers, Facebook is the proverbial

blog post image Survey of large publishers: 30 percent of our website visits come from Facebook: For publishers, Facebook is the proverbial 800-pound gorilla in the room: They know they have to deal with it, but they aren't always sure of the best strategy for approach. "A new report out today from the International...

Peer to peer breastmilk sharing - "personal social media pages and private groups [used] rather than more well-known milk

blog post image Peer to peer breastmilk sharing - "personal social media pages and private groups [used] rather than more well-known milk sharing sites". Milk Sharing in Practice: A Descriptive Analysis of Peer Breastmilk Sharing: Abstract Peer breastmilk sharing has emerged in recent years as a subject of investigation...

The mandatory criminal courts charge needs to be urgently reviewed: During my 18 years on the bench, I have known nothing

blog post image The mandatory criminal courts charge needs to be urgently reviewed: During my 18 years on the bench, I have known nothing cause as much angst and concern among magistrates as the mandatory criminal courts charge. This seismic change to the criminal justice system, which came into effect on 13 April,...