BBC Future

BBC Future

@BBC_Future

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Joined on November 12, 2011
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @BBC_Future and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
5 hours
Average replies
2
Average retweets
11
Average likes
28
Tweets with photos
0 / 100
Tweets with videos
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Tweets with links
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

101. in country United Kingdom and category Magazines & Journals

259. in country United Kingdom and category Media

916. in category Magazines & Journals

The threat of contagion can make us more conformist and tribalistic, and our moral judgements could become harsher and our social attitudes more conservative. https://t.co/KnZy3DNPD8

Mosquito-borne diseases kill more than 1 million people and infect nearly 700 million each year. And because of climate change and global trade, they can travel further and breed for longer. https://t.co/njPqCJmSRm

Mosquitoes can travel further and breed for longer than ever before, which is worrying for scientists monitoring disease. https://t.co/njPqCJmSRm

Scientists have found a problem with motor neurone disease patients' nerve cells which could be repaired by repurposing drugs approved for other diseases. https://t.co/4fsl4DtajK

Mosquito-borne diseases kill more than 1 million people and infect nearly 700 million each year. And because of climate change and global trade, they can travel further and breed for longer. https://t.co/njPqCJmSRm

Lithium is found in smart phones and laptops, and is now vital to the clean energy transition. But, obtaining lithium by conventional means takes its own environmental toll. https://t.co/hVDjUSA4o2

Phage therapy could be a potential solution to antibiotic resistance, but it’s not without its challenges. https://t.co/zPKqY0mMce

As antibiotic resistance grows as a problem, some scientists are turning to phage therapy as a possible solution. https://t.co/zPKqY0mMce

The scientific understanding of ageing has progressed rapidly, leading to a growing number of people looking to take control of their own biology, optimising their bodies and minds through "biohacking". (via @BBC_Reel) https://t.co/D1T7fcyfHU

Phage therapy could be a potential solution to antibiotic resistance, but it’s not without its challenges. https://t.co/zPKqY05bkG

Granting communities land rights has been linked to reduced rates of deforestation in the Congo Basin rainforest. https://t.co/V04AXCppyp

"I would behave exactly as if I hadn't had the vaccine yet," says Danny Altmann, professor of immunology at Imperial College London. "I wouldn't drop my guard at all or do anything differently." https://t.co/0KmTlItOKL

Many aspects of our lives are judged on happiness – could this system be a recipe for disappointment? https://t.co/uNJxenYajL

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union 30 years ago, hundreds of thousands of people have left the Kazakh steppe, and nature has started reclaiming the land. https://t.co/JwTBleFWgX

Seventy five percent of the newly emerging diseases currently affecting humans originate in animals. We meet leading scientists from who are working on answers to the next big threats. (via @BBC_Reel) https://t.co/ByGPk7wu94

For decades, scientists have pursued the technology to broadcast smell. https://t.co/84L0p6FpEs

“People allowed to go out must bear with them a cane measuring six feet long. It is mandatory that people keep this distance from one another.” This was advice given in 16th-Century Sardinia during a plague outbreak. https://t.co/Q1haS7tpye

In June 2019, all four of the Indian city Chennai’s reservoirs ran dry. Now, researchers are racing to make sure it doesn’t happen again. https://t.co/UIdDdJPyDs

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