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Rigging Elections, Turning C02 Into Sugar, And Dinosaur Extinction

Rigging Elections, Turning C02 Into Sugar, And Dinosaur Extinction

A month's worth of cool science stories summed up.

Rigging Elections, Turning C02 Into Sugar, And Dinosaur Extinction

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 12:30

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

On this monthly roundup, Alistair Jennings from Inside Science sums up some of September's most interesting science: are social networks rigging democratic elections, researchers are working on converting carbon dioxide into sustainable liquid fuels, a system for turning CO2 into complex, even edible sugars, and researchers drilled an 800 metre long core of rock in Mexico – the site of the famous meteor impact the contributed to the dinosaurs extinction.

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Ali Jennings has his PhD in neuroscience from University College London.