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Super Awesome Science Show: The science of spring fever

Tuesday 14:31 GMT

On this week’s Super Awesome Science Show, we explore some of the science behind these changes and offer some perspective on how to deal with the consequences.

If you enjoy The Super Awesome Science Show, please take a minute to rate it on Apple Podcasts and be sure to tell a friend about the show. She also reveals that looking back to the 18th century may help people figure out how to win at love today.

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Source: The Guradian

This scientist thinks she has the key to curb climate change: super plants

Tuesday 14:30 GMT

Developing these Ideal Plants is step one in the Harnessing Plants Initiative, which amplifies root systems and production of suberin – which is essentially cork, or the rind on your cantaloupe, the magic key to plants holding more of that carbon – before transferring these genetic traits to row and cover crops.

Who has long banged the climate drum and now leads a project that could lower the Earth’s temperature – is perhaps the world’s leading botanist and is on the cusp of something so big that it could truly change our planet.

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Source: BBC

Star Wars super fan defended by Mark Hamill

Today 12:40 GMT

It culminated in Star Wars Rogue One writer Gary Whitta revealing that he was a closet fan of the YouTuber - even slyly starting the tongue-in-cheek hashtag #ILoveButts.

Eric had a smart response to the "undateable" tag too - posting a photo to his social media followers of his fiancée's hand littered with five different engagement rings.

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Source: DW

Chicken meat rife with antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Today 06:04 GMT

More than half of chicken meat sold at low-cost supermarkets in Germany is contaminated with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to a probe of meat samples.

A study has found half of chicken meat at discount supermarkets is contaminated with antibiotic resistant germs that pose a major health risk. The results indicate antibiotics are overused at industrial poultry farms.

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Source: The Guradian

Invincible Vasiliy Lomachenko shows why he is the best world’s best fighter

Tuesday 08:59 GMT

Vasiliy Lomachenko is making a rock-solid case to be regarded as the best boxer in the world, the pound-for-pound crown that can start a thousand arguments.

Crolla discovered quickly what he had suspected, what everybody in boxing knew: Lomachenko is a master of space and timing, pulling him this way and that with feints and sublime footwork. Every facet of the champion’s arsenal clicked instantly in front of a capacity crowd at the Staples Center as he calmly and brutally defended his WBA and WBO lightweight titles against a mandated opponent who could not have prepared more diligently.

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Source: The Guradian

A pocketful of kryptonite: are superheroes dying out?

Tuesday 08:59 GMT

We already know that Avengers: Endgame will somehow bring back many of those supposedly killed at the end of Infinity War.

After 19 years, 12 films, numerous cast changes and some convoluted time-travel rebootage, this summer marks the end of the X-Men as we know them. Their chief asset, Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine, retired two years ago; X-Men: Dark Phoenix is expected to be the last in the mutant franchise, as confirmed by Fox’s studio boss, who described it as “the perfect send-off”.

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Source: The Guradian

Has the R-rated superhero flick lost its powers?

Tuesday 16:21 GMT

In the week leading up to the release of the new Hellboy film, Lionsgate unleashed something called a “Super R-RATED Sizzle Reel!” to showcase what the studio hoped to be the chief appeal of their $50m (£38.1m)

That’s not simply a catastrophic result compared to the R-rated superhero films its marketing strategy clearly aped, but compared to other adult-targeted films in general. Just by way of comparison, even the lame 2010 reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street managed to bring in $63m during its first weekend.


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