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Major US retailers limit baby formula over shortages US retailers including Target, CVS Health Corp and Walgreens said they have limited purchases of infant formula due to a supply shortage. The limits come after top supplier Abbott Laboratories in February recalled some baby formula including Similac made at its plant in Michigan over complaints of…

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Delightfully moreish Millionaire’s Squares

Sweet Treats This recipe is inspired by one of my favourite chefs, Nigella Lawson. Her unapologetic love of butter and sugar, along with her love of eating well, means her recipes are always indulgent and decadent. These millionaire’s squares are a wonderful treat for children and adults alike. The shortbread base and gooey cheat’s caramel…

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NASA’s Crew-3 astronauts splash down safely The four members of NASA’s Crew-3 mission returned to Earth Friday after having spent six months on board the International Space Station (ISS). After a 38-minute freefall, the capsule slammed into the discernible atmosphere at nearly 5 miles per second. The SpaceX Crew Dragon carrying the four astronauts, three…

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Astronomers discover new type of stellar explosion A newly-discovered kind of stellar explosion could be commonplace in the universe and may change people’s understanding of how eruptions in stars occur, astronomers have suggested. A micronova is a blast that lasts for just a few hours, which makes it very difficult to observe. These explosions take…

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Foggy thinking among confused undergraduates

Everyday Philosophy A friend who shares my fate of being a graduate student in philosophy was recently regaling me with tales of what teaching undergraduates was like. She informed me that an increasing number of them at her university were “both utilitarians and relativists”. She said it laughing, because this quite a mean feat. The…

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‘Stolen’ Darwin manuscripts anonymously returned Two Charles Darwin manuscripts that were reported as stolen from Cambridge University Library have been anonymously returned in a pink gift bag, with a typed note on an envelope wishing a Happy Easter to the librarian. The precious items were found to be missing in 2001, but at the time…

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