Definition of science and technologyScience from the Latin scientia (knowledge) is a system of acquiring knowledge based on the scientific method, as well as the organized body of knowledge gained through such research. Science as defined here is sometimes termed pure science to differentiate it from applied science, which is the application of scientific research… . . .
Publishedduration5 hours agoimage copyrightEPAimage captionDominic Cummings arriving at Downing Street on FridayBoris Johnson’s senior adviser Dominic Cummings is expected to leave his position by the end of the year. Mr Cummings told the BBC “rumours of me threatening to resign are invented”, after speculation this week. But he added that his “position hasn’t changed since… . . .
By BBC NewsStaffPublishedduration11 hours agoimage captionOne of Boris Johnson’s most senior advisers resigned after losing “a highly public power struggle” with the prime minister’s fiancee, Carrie Symonds, reports the Daily Telegraph. It says Lee Cain quit his role as director of communications after Ms Symonds “effectively vetoed his promotion” to the role of Downing Street… . . .
CommentaryHow to Avoid a Space Arms RaceSome 70 countries and multinational organizations own or operate satellites and there are plans for many more. Multilateral cooperative efforts could help set a foundation for the adoption of transparency and confidence measures that offer realistic hope of reducing risks and protecting freedom of access to space for all… . . .
Publishedduration21 hours agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionThe statue is on display at Newington Green, near the site of the school Mary Wollstonecraft foundedA memorial to the “mother of feminism” has provoked an online backlash after being unveiled in north London. The sculpture for Mary Wollstonecraft, by artist Maggi Hambling, went on display on Newington Green, Islington,… . . .
By Helen BriggsBBC Environment correspondentPublishedduration21 hours agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionMink are kept in crowded conditions, ideal for spreading a virusA mutant form of coronavirus found in Denmark has arisen previously in mink, scientists have revealed.The mutated virus, which appears to have spread from animals to humans in Denmark, has been detected retrospectively at a mink… . . .
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola (right) and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp (left) are both in favour of five substitutesDisgruntled Premier League managers could ask for the reintroduction of five substitutes this season despite the concept being rejected twice.A growing number of managers say they are dissatisfied at the return to three for 2020-21, after five… . . .
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Publishedduration2 hours agomedia captionUK Prime Minister Boris Johnson: “There’s far more that unites us than divides us”Boris Johnson has said there is “more that unites than divides” him and Joe Biden as he pledged to work together to defend “common values and interests”. The UK prime minister told broadcasters he and the US president-elect shared… . . .