Pep Guardiola ‘honored’ by Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s praise – now he wants to build Barcelona 2.0

Pep Guardiola ‘honored’ by Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s praise – now he wants to build Barcelona 2.0

Pep Guardiola would love to build a Manchester City Champions League-winning side dominated by academy graduates like Phil Foden – Adam Davy/PA Wire Pep Guardiola briefly basked in the praise of Manchester United’s new co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe as he prepared for Sunday’s Etihad derby, although the City manager’s focus was on the future and … Read more

In Hawaii, coral is the basis of life. What happened to it after the Lahaina wildfire?

In Hawaii, coral is the basis of life.  What happened to it after the Lahaina wildfire?

Abraham “Snake” Ah Hee rides the waves when the surf is high and dives for octopuses and shells when the water is calm. The lifelong resident of Lahaina, Hawaii, spends so much time in the ocean that his wife jokes that he needs to wet his gills. But these days, Ah Hee is concerned that … Read more

In Hawaii, coral is the basis of life. What happened to it after the Lahaina wildfire?

In Hawaii, coral is the basis of life.  What happened to it after the Lahaina wildfire?

Abraham “Snake” Ah Hee rides the waves when the surf is high and dives for octopuses and shells when the water is calm. The lifelong resident of Lahaina, Hawaii, spends so much time in the ocean that his wife jokes that he needs to wet his gills. But these days, Ah Hee is concerned that … Read more

Satellites burning up in our atmosphere may not be as harmless as first thought

Satellites burning up in our atmosphere may not be as harmless as first thought

An illustration of satellite reentry next to a photo of polar stratospheric clouds.iStock/Getty Images Plus; Roy Rochlin/Getty Images; Insider Spacecraft that burn up in the atmosphere leave behind metal particles. Scientists are rushing to understand whether this affects the climate. One risk is that these particles could create rainbow-colored clouds that damage the ozone layer. … Read more

Beijing not open about the origins of Covid, scientists believe

Beijing not open about the origins of Covid, scientists believe

Leak theories centered around the Wuhan Institute of Virology – THOMAS PETER/REUTERS Nearly two-thirds of British scientists think China has not been open and transparent about the origins of Covid, and more than a quarter think the pandemic leaked from a Chinese laboratory. However, the majority (67 percent) believe the virus is of natural origin … Read more

Ministers have not taken into account the long-term pain of the lockdown, scientists say

result of the survey The government has not paid enough attention to the long-term collateral damage of lockdowns, according to a majority of British scientists surveyed. A wide-ranging survey by The Telegraph and Censuswide shows that almost seven in ten (68 percent) academics believe more attention should have been paid to the impact of the … Read more

Finding art and tranquility in the secret corners of Venice

On the top floor of Ca’ Rezzonico you can see the frescoes of Giandomenico Tiepolo’s private villa – Alamy Venice has always been a busy city. There were complaints about the noise and crowds centuries ago. Although I love the place today, the sheer number of other visitors can be troublesome. Unless you know how … Read more

It is said that women retain DNA from every man they have slept with. Let’s check the science

Getty Images Claim: Women absorb and retain DNA from every man they have sex with. Judgement: Rating: false In late February 2024, a claim that women “store DNA from every man” they have ever had sexual intercourse with went viral on X (formerly Twitter): Nothing in the above message contains any biological fact. The claim, … Read more