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日期:2018-01-23 06:00:17 作者:施蕾谌 阅读:

Placard-holding protesters declared the village of Balcombe in Sussex, UK, a “frack free zone” this week. Police made at least 23 arrests as people attempted to block the delivery of drilling equipment for Cuadrilla, the company that intends to sink a 900-metre well as a prelude to fracking operations. A giant magnet has completed a month-long trip across land and sea. The 15-metre-wide ring, originally used at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in New York to measure muons, arrived at Fermilab in Batavia, Illinois, last Friday after a circuitous 5000-kilometre journey designed to minimise damaging vibrations and prevent its slow speed causing traffic jams. Twitter has come under pressure to get tougher on online abuse after a UK politician and a campaigner both received rape threats via the social network. More than 65,000 people signed a petition calling on Twitter to add a “report tweet” button. The site said it will suspend any accounts found to be in breach of its rules. The UK High Court has banned a cybersecurity researcher at the University of Birmingham from revealing vulnerabilities in the ignition systems of Porsche and Audi cars built by Volkswagen. With car hacking on the rise, VW argues the paper would be a gift to criminals. Bathers at beaches in the UK have been warned to beware of a surge in jellyfish following the country’s recent hot spell. The most dangerous, the lion’s mane jellyfish, has flourished off the coasts of north Wales and north-west England, with milder-stinging compass jellyfish increasing in the south-west,