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Rare wild ancestors of feral pigeons found living on British and Irish islands
July 02, 2022

Rare wild ancestors of feral pigeons found living on British and Irish islands

Researchers led by members of Oxford University's Department of Biology have found rare colonies of the wild ancestors of common domestic and feral pigeons. ‘Feral’ pigeons originate from escaped domestic birds and can be seen in towns and cities all over the world. These domestic pigeons are descended from wild...

Supreme Court conservative majority flexed its muscle on God, guns and abortion
July 02, 2022

Supreme Court conservative majority flexed its muscle on God, guns and abortion

The conservative majority on the Supreme Court flexed its muscle this term, delivering a blockbuster series of rulings that bend decades of jurisprudence to the right on everything from God and guns to abortion and climate change. “The conservative majority as long as it sticks together is something that can’t...

Bondies go global with mental health start-up
July 02, 2022

Bondies go global with mental health start-up

Bond University student Jackson Miller and a team of Bondies have received funding towards voice-note inspired start-up, vybu. “Last year, I found myself in a tough spot mentally and I found it very hard to talk to people,” says Mr Miller. According to Mr Miller, vybu does more than just...

COVID-19 vaccine protects people of all body weights from hospitalisation and death
July 02, 2022

COVID-19 vaccine protects people of all body weights from hospitalisation and death

Obesity was flagged as a risk factor for severe COVID-19 early in the global pandemic. However, prior to this study, little was known about the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines for overweight people and those with obesity. This is similar to the increased risk of severe COVID-19 outcomes shown prior...

Supreme Court conservatives flex in term full of controversial cases
July 02, 2022

Supreme Court conservatives flex in term full of controversial cases

The Supreme Court ended its term with the conservative justices bending the law sharply rightward in a series of momentous decisions on abortion, gun rights, environmental regulations and religious rights that will reverberate for decades. The decisions represent triumphs for a conservative legal movement that has sought for decades to...

Harvard Affirmative Action, Gay Rights Cases Are Next Up at Supreme Court
July 02, 2022

Harvard Affirmative Action, Gay Rights Cases Are Next Up at Supreme Court

© Bloomberg The U.S. Supreme Court building stands in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. (Bloomberg) -- The US Supreme Court reshaped the legal landscape in dramatic ways in the past few months, and it may just be getting started. With the exception of the abortion case, other...

Chandra Observatory shows black hole spins slower than its peers
July 02, 2022

Chandra Observatory shows black hole spins slower than its peers

Supermassive black holes contain millions or even billions of times more mass than the Sun. While the existence of supermassive black holes is not in dispute, scientists are still working to understand how they grow and evolve. Quasars contain rapidly growing supermassive black holes that generate large amounts of radiation...

Taking the guesswork out of dental care with artificial intelligence
July 02, 2022

Taking the guesswork out of dental care with artificial intelligence

Inam is the co-founder of Overjet, a company using artificial intelligence to analyze and annotate X-rays for dentists and insurance providers. When it comes to periodontal disease, dentists must make millimeter-level assessments to determine disease severity and progression. Overjet began as a tool to help insurance companies streamline dental claims...