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Our entire civilisation depends on animals. It’s time we recognised their true value

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Asked to consider the value of animals, many people’s first thought would be about money. During the Covid-19 pandemic, for example, the price of dogs became a popular talking point. Others might think of the less tan...

‘The end of western civilisation’: Triangle of Sadness director explains modelling world satire

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The shrieks of delight and horror greeting Ruben Östlund’s latest film, Triangle of Sadness, are a mark of success for its award-winning Swedish director, he said on Sunday, following the film’s Cannes festival premie...

Theoretical physicist Chiara Marletto: ‘The universal constructor could revolutionise civilisation’

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Chiara Marletto is a research fellow at Wolfson College, University of Oxford. Her research is in theoretical physics – especially quantum computation, thermodynamics and information theory. Her broader interests incl...