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Humanity is already existing well outside of its safe ecological space. Artur

Can civilisation continue? An Earth system scientist explains

The Conversation organised a public question-and-answer session on Reddit in which James Dyke, a lecturer in Complex System Simulation, discussed planetary boundaries and whether global industrialised…
Mating pair of Meconema bushcrickets, female to the left, with male’s genital tongs highlighted in purple. C. Roesti

From monogamous termites to male-eating spiders, an ecologist explains

The Conversation organised a public question-and-answer session on Reddit in which James Gilbert, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Sussex, explained weird and stunning insect reproductive strategies…
Are we turning a corner in our understanding of the brain? Abode of Chaos

From lost memories to brain drugs, a neuroscientist explains

The Conversation organised a public question-and-answer session on Reddit in which Barbara Sahakian, professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at Cambridge University, discussed subjects from depression to…
Scary but fascinating. NASA and M. Weiss (Chandra X -ray Center)

From black holes to dark matter, an astrophysicist explains

Katherine Mack, astrophysicist at the University of Melbourne, answered questions posed by the public on Reddit. The Conversation has curated the highlights. Dark Matter How do you explain dark matter…

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