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What went right in 2023: the top 25 good news stories of the year The ‘golden age of medicine’ arrived, animals returned from the brink, the renewables juggernaut gathered pace, plus more Economics Environment Lifestyle Science Society
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‘We’re not doomed yet’: five reasons for climate hope, by a climatologist He famously disproved climate deniers. But he’s no subscriber to climate doom. Prof Michael Mann on why we should be hopeful Environment Society
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Welcome to the ‘golden age of medicine’ (plus, seven big breakthroughs) From the rediscovery of a ‘forgotten organ’ to potential cures for cancers, Alzheimer’s and HIV, this is a bold new era for medicine Health Science Society Wellbeing
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How the brain stops us learning from our mistakes – and what to do about it Humans are hardwired to repeat their mistakes. The good news is there’s something we can do about it Health Society Wellbeing
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Why are scientists creating a bank for human poo? You may have heard about the seed vault that preserves crops. Now scientists are launching one for poo. Here’s why Health Science Society
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‘It can be done. It must be done’: what the latest IPCC report tells us Time is running out, but we can still turn things around. A summary of the IPCC report, by two of its authors Energy Environment Society Sustainable Development
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