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  1. One in every 50 planets may have been stolen from other stars

    One in every 50 planets may have been stolen from other stars

    Planets can be snatched from one solar system into another in the early stages of stars’ lives, when they are born in dense clusters of dust and gas

  2. Marjan Minnesma: Climate litigation pioneer wins environmental prize

    Marjan Minnesma: Climate litigation pioneer wins environmental prize

    The founder of Dutch group Urgenda talks about the legacy of her landmark legal success against the Netherlands government — and what comes next

  3. UK to relax law on gene-edited food in post-Brexit change from EU

    UK to relax law on gene-edited food in post-Brexit change from EU

    Tomatoes edited to make them a rich source of vitamin D and other crops edited for health and environmental reasons could be sold after the new Genetic Technology Bill

  4. Ecological toll of Japan's switch to farming revealed by 1850s maps

    Ecological toll of Japan's switch to farming revealed by 1850s maps

    Ishikari Lowland in Japan was converted to farmland beginning 150 years ago, and an analysis suggests it has experienced a 70 per cent drop in bird numbers since then

  5. Smallpox drug helped treat monkeypox in one UK patient in 2021

    Smallpox drug helped treat monkeypox in one UK patient in 2021

    A drug developed for smallpox was given to a person with monkeypox in 2021, and it seemed to shorten their illness compared with other cases

  6. Driverless cars could force other road users to drive more efficiently

    Driverless cars could force other road users to drive more efficiently

    Cars controlled by AI drive smoothly and more efficiently, and a computer model suggests the effect spreads to nearby drivers too

  7. Europe must tackle its energy crisis now or face a very painful winter

    Europe must tackle its energy crisis now or face a very painful winter

    With energy prices set to rise, European governments must act immediately to reduce consumption and turbocharge renewables

  8. Zero-covid strategies are being ditched, but they were the best option

    Zero-covid strategies are being ditched, but they were the best option

    Several countries are now abandoning their goal of reducing the coronavirus's spread as much as possible, but the evidence shows this was the best route to have taken, says Michael Marshall

  9. We mustn’t let the billionaire rocket men decide what happens in space

    We mustn’t let the billionaire rocket men decide what happens in space

    Right now, very few of us have a say in how humans get to space or what we do there. That has to change, says Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

  10. Online Safety Bill: Will UK’s new law protect people from harm online?

    Online Safety Bill: Will UK’s new law protect people from harm online?

    The final draft of legislation designed to protect people from "harmful content" online goes before Parliament today, but critics warn it is likely to have unintended negative consequences