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What does the future of China look like after three years without COVID?

Key points There are signs that the Chinese government is causing growing discontent, says a China expert. Protests against his zero-COVID policy could lead to increased political instability. The experts add that forced long-term lockdowns have affected China’s economic outlook in different ways. The current protests against China’s COVID-19 policy could lead to increased political

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Fossil of ‘little butcher’ reptile found in storage shifts modern lizard’s origin by 35 million years

‘Little Butcher’ Reptile Fossil Found in Museum Cabinet Moves the Origin of Modern Lizards 35 MILLION Years Ago A fossil discovered in a pantry at London’s Natural History Museum has rewritten the origin story of modern lizards. The researchers named the new discovery Cryptovaranoides microlanius, meaning “little butcher,” after the reptile’s jaws filled with sharp

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Shell-ebrity: the world’s oldest turtle turns 190 years old

It was born shortly after the death of Napoleon and is now officially the oldest known land animal on the planet. Jonathan The Seychelles giant tortoise is celebrating its 190th birthday – more or less – on Saint Helena in the remote South Atlantic, where the defeated French emperor died in exile in 1821. Jonathan

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