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South African scientists on discovering omicron, plus how culture informs people’s emotional reaction to music – The Conversation Weekly podcast transcript

South African scientists on discovering omicron, plus how culture informs people’s emotional reaction to music – The Conversation Weekly podcast transcript

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. This is a transcript of The Conversation Weekly podcast episode: South African scientists on the inside story of discovering omicron – and what their experience can offer the world about future variants, published on February 3, 2022. NOTE:…

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The Jan. 6 Capitol attacks offer a reminder – distrust in government has long been part of Republicans’ playbook

The Jan. 6 Capitol attacks offer a reminder – distrust in government has long been part of Republicans' playbook

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The Republican National Committee has legitimized the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attacks. The RNC declared on Feb. 4, 2022, that the insurrection and preceding events were “legitimate political discourse” — an assertion that Sen. Mitch McConnell soon after…

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Japan wants to burn ammonia for clean energy – but it may be a pyrrhic victory for the climate

Japan wants to burn ammonia for clean energy – but it may be a pyrrhic victory for the climate

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Coal is at the centre of Australia and Japan’s long partnership in energy trade. But as Japan seeks to slash its emissions in coming decades, this relationship will change. Japan is aiming to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions…

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