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Attenborough series sinks teeth into fruits of ‘dinosaur revolution’

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A “dinosaur revolution” is taking place with a new species being discovered every week, the makers of a groundbreaking new docuseries exploring life on Earth 66m years ago have said. Prehistoric Planet, produced by BB...

Digital divides and solar-powered wifi: three UK small businesses driving a green revolution

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Sustainability has never been higher on the national agenda as government and business respond to the increasing awareness of the need for urgent change. For companies developing technologies that can address the clim...

Nigel Hugill: the man building houses for the work-from-home revolution

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‘Everything in front of you didn’t exist 18 months ago.” Nigel Hugill is standing in front of a playground, gesturing past the swings and climbing frame to the park and homes behind. It’s a sunny spring day in Houlton...

Rob Key’s England revolution begins with mandate to rebuild Test team

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Rob Key sympathised with Ashley Giles when he spoke at Lord’s on Thursday, acknowledging the challenge his predecessor had faced with the global pandemic. The new director of England men’s cricket is starting a great ...

Could space-going billionaires be the vanguard of a cosmic revolution?

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I’m old enough to have watched the grainy TV images of the first moon landings by Apollo 11 in 1969. I can never look at the moon without recalling this heroic exploit. It was achieved only 12 years after the first ob...

Yara Rodrigues Fowler: ‘Revolution – that’s what I’m hungry for’

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Yara Rodrigues Fowler, 29, is a Brazilian-British novelist and activist from London. In 2019 she was shortlisted for the Sunday Times young writer of the year award for her debut, Stubborn Archivist, cited as “a forma...

The designers kickstarting Africa’s style revolution

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Growing up in Ghana, it’s impossible not to find yourself immersed in fashion. An endless stream of colours and fabrics is a constant presence; there’s a palpable affinity for design and style. Every day, on my way to...

Lessons from Covid can start a health revolution, says lab chief

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Two years of mass Covid testing have paved the way for a revolution in how we diagnose other diseases, the founding director of the Lighthouse labs network has said. In his first interview since the pandemic began, Pr...

‘The revolution is here’: Chris Smalls’ union win sparks a movement at other Amazon warehouses

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Staff at more than 50 Amazon warehouses have contacted the organizers of last week’s historic vote establishing Amazon’s first-ever union, expressing interest in setting up unions of their own. “The revolution is here...

From solar-powered wifi hubs to reducing packaging waste: the small UK firms driving a green revolution

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Sustainability has never been higher on the national agenda as government and business respond to the increasing awareness of the need for urgent change. For companies developing technologies that can address the clim...

As the ocean industrial revolution gains pace the need for protection is urgent

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The ocean is often seen as the last wild frontier: a vast and empty blue wilderness where waves, whales and albatrosses rule. This is no longer true. Unnoticed by many, a new industrial revolution is unfolding in our ...

Are blockchain-based DAOs really a utopian revolution in the making?

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In 1982, a guy called Benjamin Hoff, who was then employed as a tree-pruner in the Portland Japanese Garden in Oregon, published a charming little book, The Tao of Pooh, in which he argued that AA Milne’s bear had way...

‘When I surf I feel so strong’: Sri Lankan women’s quiet surfing revolution

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Growing up in a small fishing village along the east coast of Sri Lanka, Shamali Sanjaya would often sit on the beach and look out at the boisterous waves. She would watch in envy as others, including her father and b...

Electric cars on show in Washington as Biden pushes for green revolution

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The Washington DC Auto Show has been showcasing alternative fuel vehicles for 15 jare, but this is the first year an entire pavilion was dedicated to electric vehicles, or EVs. In part, you can thank the current occu...

Archaeology’s sexual revolution

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In the early summer of 2009, a team of archaeologists arrived at a construction site in a residential neighbourhood of Modena, Italië. Digging had started for a new building and in the process workers unearthed a cemet...

Free Love by Tessa Hadley review – sexual revolution in 60s suburbia

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Roger Fischer, the civil servant husband in Tessa Hadley’s 1960s domestic drama Free Love, is a rather circumspect creature. In a conversation with his wife, Phyllis, the protagonist of Hadley’s eighth novel, the coup...

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