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Increasing ocean acidity could impact fish spawning

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A new study suggests that the increasing acidification of the oceans is likely to interfere with the ability of fish to reproduce. Researchers found that elevated levels of CO2, which make the waters more acidic, saw significantly lower levels of spawning. However, other mating behaviours of the same species were ...

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Apple sees iPhone sales drop again


pple has reported a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared. The US tech giant sold 40.4 million iPhones in its third quarter, slightly above forecasts of 40.02 million. Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the results reflected ...

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French church attack


France has again been stunned by a jihadist attack, after knife-wielding men burst in to a church, slit an elderly priest’s throat and took hostages. Two men entered the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, a suburb of Rouen, during morning mass at about 09:25 local time. Inside was the priest – 86-year-old ...

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‘Laughing gas’ kills newborn in Sydney hospital

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A baby has died and another is in critical condition after both were administered “laughing gas” instead of oxygen at a hospital in Sydney. The error was the result of a faulty gas line which was dispensing nitrous oxide at Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital. A doctor discovered the problem after the baby ...

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New trials for delivering goods by drones


The government’s getting together with the retail giant Amazon to start testing flying drones that can deliver parcels to your door. Amazon’s paying for the programme, which will look at the best way to allow hundreds of robotic aircraft to buzz around Britain’s skies safely. The company claims it’ll eventually ...

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