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'Humble' worm saliva can break down tough plastic – BBC News
BBC, 05 Oct 2022
One of the worst forms of plastic pollution may have met its match in the saliva of a humble worm.
Spanish researchers say they've discovered chemicals in the wax worm's drool that break down polyethylene, a tough and durable material.
The researchers say that one hour's exposure to the saliva degrades the plastic as much as years of weathering.
They hope the breakthrough will lead to new natural approaches to deal with plastic pollution.
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Rishi Sunak: public sector pay demands could cost families £1,000
Guardian, 09 Dec 2022
Rishi Sunak has claimed that families would have to pay an extra £1,000 a year if the government met the pay demands of public sector workers in full.
Sinema tells CNN why she's leaving the Democratic party
CNN, 09 Dec 2022
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema announced she's leaving the Democratic Party and registering as a political independent.
FT European Business Schools Ranking 2022 #shorts
FT, 09 Dec 2022
HEC Paris leads the FT’s 2022 European Business Schools Ranking, one of four institutions based in France to make the top 10.
Hollywood royalty? Harry and Meghan release Netflix documentary series
Al Jazeera, 09 Dec 2022
UK's Prince Harry has opened up about why he left his country with his wife Meghan and their first child.
Chinese President Xi Jinping to meet with Comorian president
CGTN, 09 Dec 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-12-09/Chinese-President-Xi-Jinping-to-meet-with-Comorian-president-1fCUCtCX4Dm/index.html Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with C...
China's Xi attends GCC summit in Riyadh
AFP, 09 Dec 2022
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives at the King Abdul Aziz International Conference Center in Riyadh, to participate in the GCC summit.
Arizona Sen. Sinema Switching Party Affiliation to Independent
Bloomberg, 09 Dec 2022
Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema says she is switching her party
Therapy Dog On A Mission Of Compassion And Acceptance
NBC, 09 Dec 2022
Cole, a Pitbull mix, is a therapy dog who is making an impact with veterans and students by providing comfort and lessons about tolerance.
Burmese python invasion: Fighting invasive species | CBS Reports
CBS, 09 Dec 2022
"Across America, waves of foreign invaders are taking over. Introduced through human error or carelessness, invasive species like the Burmese python, lionfish and Asian carp hav...
Singer Wang Leehom announces comeback a year after divorce scandal
SCMP, 09 Dec 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Taiwanese-American singer Wang Leehom is planning a comeback in January 2023 with a concert in La...
'Libs of TikTok' creator speaks to Tucker on being blacklisted by Twitter
FOX, 09 Dec 2022
Libs of TikTok creator speaks to Tucker Carlson about the release
ShowBiz Minute: Cruise, del Toro, T.O.P.
AP, 09 Dec 2022
(9 Dec 2022) "Top Gun" named best film of 2022 by National Board of Review; Guillermo del Toro honored by MOMA; K-pop star among 8 to join Japan tycoon Maezawa's moon trip.
'Unknown child' found dead in a box is identified
Sky, 09 Dec 2022
The homicide investigation remains open, and authorities said they hoped publicising Joseph's name would spur a fresh round of leads.
US-Russia prisoner swap: Brittney Griner released for Russian arms dealer, Viktor Bout
Telegraph, 09 Dec 2022
Joe Biden celebrated basketball star Brittney Griner’s release on Thursday, but was criticised for handing a notorious arms dealer to Russia in return and failing to free anothe...
Prisoner swap: Viktor Bout 'involved with some of the most egregious criminal regimes in the world'
FRANCE24, 09 Dec 2022
The Kremlin said on Friday that the prisoner exchange deal to swap Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout for U.S.
Russia will keep attacking Ukraine's energy network, says President Putin
BBC, 09 Dec 2022
Russian president Vladimir Putin has vowed to continue attacking Ukraine's energy infrastructure throughout the winter.
Iran carries out first known execution over protests
DW, 09 Dec 2022
Iran has announced the first execution of a protester, who was convicted of injuring a member of the security forces.
LIVE: Brittney Griner arrives in Texas after Russia prison release
Reuters, 09 Dec 2022
U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner arrives home in San Antonio, Texas, after she was released in a prisoner swap with Russia in exchange for arms dealer Viktor Bout.
China-Egypt flagship project injects vitality into BRI cooperation
CD, 09 Dec 2022
After more than 10 years of development, the TEDA Cooperation
Who is Russian "Merchant of Death" in Brittney Griner prisoner swap?
CA, 09 Dec 2022
American WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from a Russian prison in exchange for arms dealer Viktor Bout.