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Moon Knight – an Egyptologist on how the series gets the gods right

Khonshu the moon God takes centre stage in Marvel’s Moon Knight. Marvel/Disney Claire Gilmour, University of Bristol Marvel’s Moon Knight follows Steven Grant who, despite living quietly as a museum gift shop employee, finds himself drawn into the strange world of Egyptian gods. He discovers that he has other personalities – mainly Marc Spector, a human vessel who is being …

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Four strange COVID symptoms you might not have heard about

ShotPrime Studio/Shutterstock Vassilios Vassiliou, University of East Anglia; Ranu Baral, University of East Anglia, and Vasiliki Tsampasian, University of East Anglia Well over two years into the pandemic, hundreds of thousands of COVID cases continue to be recorded around the world every day. With the rise of new variants, the symptoms of COVID have also evolved. Initially, the NHS regarded …

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Young Indian farmers are turning to an ancient crop to fight water stress and climate change

Young Indian farmers are turning to an ancient crop to fight water stress and climate change Thana Ram / shutterstock Shruti Bhogal, University of Cambridge; Adam S. Green, University of Cambridge; Cameron Andrew Petrie, University of Cambridge, and Sandeep Dixit, University of Cambridge India is facing a water and food crisis, exacerbated by extreme climate cycles such as the current heatwave …

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