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look you still only dream since. this is news live from berlin echoes of history as u.s. protesters renew calls for racial justice 57 years after martin luther king jr's i have a dream speech tens of thousands gather on the same spot as a rally follows another shooting of a black man by a white police officer. also on the show picking up the pieces after hurricane laura we'll look at the aftermath of the deadly storm which has left hundreds of
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thousands of people on the u.s. gulf coast without power and water. as this year's and james trade fair moves online a look at how the industry is changing as women move to the forefront bringing more diversity and more emotion to the world of gaming. and why i'm good thanks for joining us we begin in the u.s. capital washington d.c. where shoot crowds have marched for racial justice the rally was held at the lincoln memorial where 57 years ago hundreds of thousands of people gathered to hear martin luther king jr's iconic i have a dream speech the recent shooting police shooting of jacob blake an unarmed black man has reignited tensions over police violence against people of color in the
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united states. gathered on the steps of the lincoln memorial. the anti-racism demonstration against police brutality in the u.s. was held on the anniversary of another famous protest. on august 28th 1963 march in luther king jr brought his nonviolent civil rights movement to the national mall. it would become one of the largest and most iconic rallies to take place in this location. it is where cain made his i have a dream speech current activists echoed what many historians have called one of the best speeches of the 20th century. history is still alive you write it killed the dream but you can't kill the dream because
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truth crushed earth shall rise again we go raw as never to fall again we want to stand up even when our lives are tired we've got this dream come true. king's vision of racial equality remains elusive for the millions who mourn george floyd and many other african-americans who lost their lives at the hands of us police. my brother cannot be a voice today we have to be that voice why we have to be the change and why have his legacy. thank you from the floor for.
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the latest high profile victim of police violence jacob blake survives but is in critical condition in hospital. according to the family lawyer he may never walk again. 57 years after marchin luther king jr gave his iconic speech his dream is yet to be realized. let's get more on this from good of your stuff and simons was in washington stephan tell us more about today's event what kind of people showed up for it. people from all walks of life frankly and families this was a family even throughout the day that was. it was not a festival but it was very very sincere and people came there to really all remember 57 years ago i have a dream and the push by dr king for legislation legislation to
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equalize african-american lives with white live see in america given the same rights and well is that accomplished i think people today beg to differ who were there and there were as you said thousands and again from all walks of life african-americans latinos cook asian white people of course everybody who had an interest in exactly the same push and that is what this event was about to accomplish or to. work for today was legislation legislation george floyd legislation to make police departments transparent and eradicate structural racism in police departments and in the american justice and maybe among the most prominent people there taking part was george floyd's family what was their message . their message was peace they want peaceful demonstrations they
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want. people to be outraged and rightfully so and they want peaceful demonstrations looting nobody needs that the floods always maintain this that looting and torching properties and so on is not the way to push this forward again there their main goal here is legislation in the senate the house. already discussed and decided on george floyd's legislations it's called like that and now this is the senate's term and this is what they were all here for today specifically the floor there's been so much on restain united states most recently in commercial wisconsin you were there police shot in the back unarmed black man just days ago how is this march linked to those events. and this is directly connected as much as take up lake and the shooting of jake up late 7 times in the back is connected to george floyd you see the protests there
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did not reach the level of minneapolis until now there was not as much looting there was not as much torching arson. setting things. but the anger the pain is equally real and then and then you see this also as you all know and as we all know the shooting of 2 protesters 3 protesters one. injured and 2 dead by white self declared militia vigilante 17 year old teenager which brought this kenosha protest into a different sphere and the next level unfortunately. simons in washington thank you very much. the death toll from hurricane lara has risen to at least 14 a day after it slammed into the southern united states on friday communities began
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cleaning up along the devastated louisiana coastline a category 4 storm left hundreds of thousands of people without power and water authorities warn it could be weeks before those services return. some of the lucky survivors assessing the damages and hoping to rebuild this couple stayed behind the only survive by sheltering inside the hole really in the middle of their house. hard. right. now we're not better than anybody of them keep them in foreign people safe thank you everybody it. can laura get both louisiana and texas along the u.s. gulf coast one of the most powerful storms in recent history. more than half a 1000000 people have fled hundreds of thousands and now without water and power.
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the roof you know i would imagine it would be like a tornado or something take that roof off authorities say basic services could be out for weeks or even longer. i'm glad i didn't stay because with the wind gusts ripping the rip off roofs off and the wind itself it's going to create a noise that how noise you'll never be able to forgive it would haunt you for ever . full casas want to further damages as this storm system now move eastward it's it could turn into a heavy tropical storm in the next few days. let's now take a look at some other stories making news around the world. the governor in cuba's capital have ana has announced that starting september 1st new measures will come into force to tackle a new surge in corona virus cases 2 weeks of restrictions will limit travel and
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movement and include an overnight curfew and on a recorded 269 new covert cases last week. a vessel sponsored by british street artist banksy has called for immediate help after reportedly rescuing more than 200 migrants in the mediterranean sea the crew tweeted they were reaching a state of emergency with at least one person dead and several injured on board. a court here in berlin has overturned a ban on a demonstration against coronavirus restrictions planned for saturday it said the protests could go ahead if organizers end here to strict conditions to stop the spread of the virus which a similar protests earlier this month did not police are appealing the decision. chadwick boseman the star of the marvel action movie black panther has died of colon cancer he was 43 bozeman played black icons jackie robinson and james brown
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before winning international acclaim as the character came to child in black panther. the endemic has spelled a profit for the gaming industry because during all of those hours and days and weeks people spent cooped up in their own 4 walls during lockdown they played a lot of computer games normally the world's largest computer games trade fair game would have welcomed the industry to cologne on thursday but the event is digital this year and it's clear that lessons learned in lockdown are shaping the game's world to come. developing games outside the mainstream with original ideas that's the formula for developers at this small hamburg studio. here they've put players in an ethically difficult place they become part of the surveillance machine and spy on others. now little by little we start to question things saying is that really necessary don't you think you maybe went too far with
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them if you are probably trying not to point a finger it should really come from the players themselves if you have some. this year games commas taking place not in cologne's message hollow but online developers have built an online platform with booths you can visit with avatars the games industry is changing with more women playing and more unusual games suddenly some of them have added relevance. in the can official you don't have to get so many smaller games now deal with isolation with loneliness. i believe games are also a medium in which you can process things artistically and many individual developers work with. us at the vanguard of this trend see of solitude a girl fights her feelings of hopelessness anger and loneliness they appear in the shape of monsters oh. the key message game developer
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canaria gephardt came up with the idea which is influenced by her own experiences. it's a long way from shootouts and car racing. it can't be much fun to be born i sometimes wonder if changes in the games industry are due to women increasingly moving to the forefront it's worth mentioning we've brought our topics and our emotionality to the studios studios like you're talking home and a greater diversity as in the game tell me why we're twins rediscover their own past and one of them is transgender x. . or the action game held blade where the main character battle schizophrenia then roger yeah you're the one. and the blockbuster the last of us part 2 features a love story between 2 women that these narratives are examples of a growing trend. that's all there are still those there always will be for whom the games are just a bit of fun where you can hang out with friends but there's
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a growing courage to tell more complex stories that. the hamburg studio has just hired game developers to work on a new game this too will be a journey into the world of emotions social distancing remains the rule in many places due to covered by team but at least new yorkers can get up close and cuddly with one big newcomer to their city came a yani is the biggest bronze gorilla sculpture in the world the 4 and a half ton statue is the work of artist couple mark and julie shot now it's designed to raise awareness of the dwindling numbers of mountain gorillas living on our planet. and don't forget you can always get your news on the go just download our app from google play or from the apple app store that will give you access to all the latest news from around the world as well as push notifications for any breaking news and if your part of
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beethoven it's for. beethoven. and beethoven is for. beethoven is for every. beethoven 2020. 50th anniversary here on d w. you could see it from space shown in red chinese air pollution cleared up dramatically during the great lock down. less traffic and closed factories so thick smog give way to blue skies. and travel is responsible for 7 percent of greenhouse gases long haul flights were down 90 percent.
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could the looked on be a road map to a green a future. we've seen with the drastic measures that china has taken with regard to corona that the missions have gone down seriously so people are working from home and manufacturing a slowdown so these are the kinds of drastic measures that we will have to take for climate change no one wants a 2nd lockdown but we've caught a glimpse of at least polluting world the challenges aiming for that while avoiding the damage to out livelihoods and the economy. the blue economy is thriving thanks to the global kwartin disruptions to industrial fishing has seen some fish stocks explode that's brought back these guys to places like portugal but i think it's a stage when everything returns to normal the fish could run out again i will bring you that report in a moment 1st german chancellor angela merkel says the world is not doing enough to come back climate change she's pledge to accelerate efforts. phillips quite say
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he is from the most at all research institute on global commons and climate change felix how do you balance the planet's needs and ours does that mean changing our consumption habits. may mean. all. who. oppose the. political level europe's largest greenhouse gas a meter is germany and germany would have missed its 2020 climate targets had not been for the pandemic and it slashed emissions basically for us. carbon pricing
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mechanism for the industry and transport sectors is is that an answer in your opinion. yes definitely like economist consciousness a compromise that one of the best places and like that you have a community. as a model of the. already. and sometimes lamentable moment that we don't want to promise and one who can. read the. engine he and the fall of the. industry in profits off the cost. of just. that's the biggest concern i guess is jobs because if you start getting industry or all these companies trying to foot the bill i'm sure they're going to say well we're going to have to lay off stuff we're going to have it up big issue
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but the good news is there. is a lady who was. also on the roots of opportunities digitization also. so it's really about i get into this new job and not just be on the. oso on a personal level i can't believe the amount of discarded mosques i've seen on the streets people just don't seem to get it i mean it's hard enough to get them to wear a mask in the 1st place but they can't even throw to tobin afterwards how do you get the health of our planet through to people. i'm optimistic the. need. to go. didn't believe that. it was but. the muck and if they don't who are supposed to or who need it and we can hurt it could lift a few. safe until they have and never see that particular defectives i'm optimistic
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because i mean you you do see that people are very worried very scared about their health all of a sudden. and it's a disconnect almost because the health of our planet i mean a healthy planet would mean a lot healthier lifestyles for us and that's the interesting thing. we'd all buy i think off. the planet. but. there. is this one. and it's obviously a 2 way street. from the medical research institute on global commons and climate change thanks very much for being on the show today. well on the state of our oceans the last time a global crisis hit the fishing industry was the 2nd well bull the closure of the
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north sea about caught and haddock to thrive there were big catches throughout the 1950s something similar is happening in portugal. for the people of lisbon this is nothing short of a small miracle dolphins have returned to the river tog estrie as a biologist inish claro often went dolphin watching in the azores today she works as a sailing instructor but because of the pandemic finding work is tough especially because there are no tourists. but in addition her boss say this is a silver lining is the end of you know miss year there are more sardines and macro in the ocean that's what the dolphins like feeding on through which this present specific. view is there a massive 50 kilo stone bass as well huge sea about us and we've never seen this
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many sardines we're serious you know. they say the water quality of river tog rushes improved a lot due to the lockdown that and the decline in industrial fishing as encourage the dolphins to return and the fact that no noisy crew ships are harboring in the portuguese capital helps too as dolphins are very sensitive to noise. but i think of the large ships are very invasive dolphins are disturbed by them and avoid swimming up the river we devise the mizen or all. the shin vessels are not docking here right now due to the pandemic the authorities in lisbon a using this time to make the city more environmentally friendly they've pledged that by 2022 docked crew ships must stop their motors to reduce emissions. optically work that it could eventually every cruise ship docked in lisbon will
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have to be connected to the electricity grid to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions or cut pollution in the city the other got the. initial hopes that the expected him. movement and water quality and decline and noise pollution will keep the fish and the dolphins near the beach that way lisbon could live up to its nickname of europe's green capital long after the pandemic is over. and what better time to ask if the global battle against the coronavirus is actually working let's take a little look at the most up to date data that's come through from over 200 countries and territories new cases have doubled in 29 countries had increased in 70 countries in all new case numbers stayed at the same level in 10 nations 73 countries have seen new positive cases for cope with 19 go down newly reported case numbers haft in 16 countries and 11 have reported no new cases
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for 4 weeks in a row is the biograph stacked up against the statistics of the last weeks remember the battle is won when that entire chart is blue there is a long way to go another part of the show when derek williams takes over the helm our science correspondent has been looking into your questions on the corona virus . once dangerous is the pneumonia why not find a cure or treatment for the pneumonia instead of the virus. pneumonia is a blanket term that's generally defined as a more or less serious inflammation of tissue in your air passages and or your lungs it can be caused by a number of different pathogens both both viral and bacterial pneumonia that coven $1000.00 can cause is generally a knish evaded by the virus and can't be treated for example with antibiotics which
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only kill bacteria when they're infected with source code to the cells in the small sacks in their lawns where gas exchange occurs what are called the alveoli begin to die and clog the lungs up and that can eventually lead to what's called acute respiratory distress syndrome as the pneumonia progresses the situation can be exacerbated by the immune system causing massive inflammation which is which is supposed to help get infection under control but which can actually make things worse so so treating or curing coronavirus pneumonia means either addressing the problem at its root which is the sars code to infection itself or somehow toning down the body's immune response to when it goes over the top.
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in other news e.u. trade commissioner phil hogan is resigning amid allegations he breached lockdown restrictions in island a week ago hogan attended a govt dinner with over 80 people stocking a national outcry the irish government says his actions undermined public confidence. now what do you miss from pretty locked down days i've certainly got a long list if live concerts is one of them well this next story might be one for you tell near los angeles is now holding rooftop gigs and give everyone the best seat in the house with balcony views of the action. california it's called of thousands of concerts tours and music festivals because of social distancing routes . because it's a nice chance to isn't good music and get some fresh air the same thought.
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quite a lot of rooftop parties going on as well as i'm ben fizzling nice to have you here in the w i'll see you again very soon of what. it's an invisible thread that's been depicted in many ways the coronavirus this man knows exactly what it looks like thomas schmidt is a scientific illustrator. stamps of data he gives the virus a realistic face and helps scientists better understand it. took our
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o 2 to. g.w. . 3. 3 crime examples for the power of critical art. courageous perseverance transcending borders and obstacles. they are now being honored for their engagement with the good to metal. box 21. and 30. w. . like. my gorgeous obama have food for the russians so. steep. so
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many different walks of life. some are from pain and oddly. not all of them come straight from the heart to explain or see it even when there's no more delusional marsh interests come. from the 1st glimpse of the law to their final resting place the russians d.w. documentary. the new workings of a virus this scientific illustrator makes the invisible visible. something all too visible all the traces of climate change in german forests. not so obvious but real the connection between the muscle and the mind.
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well come to you tomorrow today the science show on d w. a great follow why didn't you know he's already shot. his tommy's back. cover brittle all over his back and the mouse didn't think the scary creflo really existed. until they met one 0 who seeing as they say is believed to grow from. brothers ben and ffion had planned to be with their grandparents in england right now the coronavirus pandemic made that impossible so what is the virus which is making so many people frightened actually look like. they're it's going with something. things on it and it looks cheeky and no way next. year.
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you know then which. published a scientific illustrator not a major thanks to drawings of pretty good though he finds many depictions of viruses problematic. this for children's book is actually quite nice it's a very simplified depiction which is totally ok but it shows the main features and so on but what i sometimes get a little bit upset about is illustrations that are used for online articles for example like this one because they use the pictures that do not resemble the violence at all and they often taken from stock images sites like this one as you see all of these are supposed to be one of each and every depiction is completely different from one another and none of them resemble the actual violence. splats just knows exactly what the virus looks like researchers email the raw data to him that includes information about almost every atom in the protein like the size and
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number of spikes on the surface hilo the data into a molecular viewer and then export it into a state of the are 3 d. software which is also used by hollywood for special effects. scientists uses illustrations for their publications in popular and scientific magazines these graphic illustrations for the scientific community are a valuable resource in the fight against the corona virus epidemic. these scientific data that they try to show can often be very confusing and hard to grasp for example here we have to structure off the protease in a molecular view and as we see it's really hard to see what is going on here the white thing in the middle is the inhibitor that can potentially disable the whole potence so therefore it's a good drug target but it's kind of hard to see so what i do is
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illustrate the same data in very clear way that makes it easy to understand what exactly is going on here in this binding pocket for example. this gives other viral or just a precise idea of what their colleagues are working on let's just say as a doctor of biology during his studies he was often irritated by how many graphic illustration his had no clue what they were depicting. you decided to fill this gap and so he became a scientific graphic illustrator he loves his job largely because of the artistic freedom that exists despite the rigors of science. and. here we have my destruction of the corner virus and here is the illustration of another scientific illustrate an s. you see we chose very different colors and slightly different styles of how to pick them even though the overall structure of the vials of a similar. regardless of the color ben and shawn aren't afraid of the virus if
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they're able to see the invisible virus they know how they'd react. i would tell him to go on wing. to push off. the 2 youngsters understand there needs to be a vaccine against corona virus before they can start playing here again with all their friends and before they can finally get their grandparents in england. by to make the decisions we make psychologist type have to think does research on the topic we asked him how important is it for us to see something in order to react appropriately. to talk about the risks and a lot of our decisions are related to the risks that we perceive in the world one general finding in research and reception is that things that we can see are actually often perceived to be more risky i mean it's just a for instance of walking in a dark forest and you hear
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a rustling and of course it makes you afraid and that feels very different then walking through the same forest during the day and who seem oh it's just a rat so the things that we do not see tend to make us more ships. many people have stopped wearing masks ok ping the distance why is fear of the virus fading. in all likelihood there are many different to motorists come together and you can think princes of convenience i mean some of these measures are really quite you could be used in particular to our weather and they're certainly not the only reason there is probably also something in play it is called the prevention paradox meaning that if the provisions are successful and a catastrophe if you will of disasters that happen then one question is well maybe the risk wasn't that big to begin with that as long as the reaction in your
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listeners or says it was actually the prevention it was the flu netting some of this is not happening its own people seem to have the impression that the risk is possibly not as big as it was often sat meet ya. like must be done so that people take the virus seriously. going through it all of course and i think it has a lot to do with. talking about this as a crisis and even the framing of the crisis to meet certain crisis. crosses not use law and i think what's important is that we need to possibly change your mental model of the problem you need we need to adjust our expectations. days weeks months and.
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the novel coronavirus spread swiftly symptoms of the disease that causes havoc 19 range from none to mild to severe to massive what happens in a really bad case. when the corona virus is reached the lungs that's the start of what can be called the virus phase these as sacs or alveoli normally transfer the oxygen we bring into the capello race. but now immune cells respond to the infection leaving a mass of dead cells and fluid in the air sacs making it harder for oxygen to reach the capella rays and enter the blood. breathing oxygen in rich dad in help. but if the inflammation continues to intensify the distance between the al the airline and the blood vessels grows. some of the ass sacs collapse. others fill with fluid. a ventilator may now be
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needed to push air into the lungs to inflate the collapsed alveoli that involves many risks then comes the 2nd phase of the disease the amine face. too many immune cells have been activated and this can lead to blood clots in the tiny palm unary blood vessels and that means even less oxygen in the blood making the heart work harder to pump it around the body. as a method of last resort to the blood can be enriched with oxygen outside the body and then return to the bloodstream. if the immune response remains in overdrive the situation escalates now it's not so much the viruses that are the problem but the cells of our immune system. they flood the body with inflammatory signaling substances. that leads to cracks and leaks in the blood vessel walls fluid
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escapes and blood pressure drops. more and more cells out here to the walls of the blood vessels blocking them and triggering mini strokes in various organs such as the liver kidneys heart and lungs blood pressure permits the heart rate rises but that no longer helps the organs are not being adequately supplied the result multiple organ failure. and the health of trees and forests is also vital to our survival the great green wall in africa is just one of many reforestation projects. at the same time more and more existing forests are succumbing to wildfires from california to siberia. climate change means more intense droughts in some countries including germany its forests are in great danger.
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just months ago this was a spruce forest. but now this patch of woods in peter vest falls forestry district in central germany has been devastated. storms up rooted many of the trees and the others fell victim to bark beetles. it's really drastic for us as forest is to see the woods that we've tended to for decades basically disappear and get eaten up by bark beetles from. the forestry official in the state of hessen has already lost 300000 trees including many large old ones and similar losses are being seen in other places too. in 2018 alone 60000000 trees in germany fell victim to storms and above all to pests it's a problem that's being repeated year after year with some variations depending on
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weather conditions at the moment the bark because pete's have esperance greatest enemy the insights which measure just $2.00 to $4.00 millimeters in length feed on the dead trees lying around in the forest after storms but they also bore into living trees especially those weakened by drought the hot dry summer of 2018 and the winter rainfall dried out the soil the precipitation next fall and since has not been able to compensate in many areas groundwater reservoirs have been too low for years the spruce here with their flat roots generally do not reach the groundwater and that makes them vulnerable to job stress and lowers their resistance to pests like bach beatles. decay of our body from the beatles boring to the bark from the outside inside they chew tunnels upwards and downwards . and it's the female. els who make these tunnels and deposit their
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eggs on the sides here. then the larvae hatch and they eat out these horizontal tunnels in the soft in a bark that essentially cuts off the trees nutrients applies. to beetles development from eggs to adult takes 4 to 6 weeks larvae i had from the eggs and soon developed into adult beetles one female can produce around 50 offspring. if $25.00 of them a females and each produces another 50 offspring by the 3rd generation there will be $31250.00 young beetles just $100.00 of the pests are enough to kill a spruce tree. and each infested tree is marked and documented using an app many of the younger trees could have continued growing for decades but now they will have to be felled 4 times as many
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of them as before the bark beetle infestation. other tree species suffer from the dry weather too many big trees are exhibiting bark disease. that being killed off by a fungus called diplopia and the launch is being attacked by large bark beetles. a section of forest in central hessen has been particularly badly hit at 20 hector area had to be felled at once 1st 2006 more trees all that's left of these mounds of wood shavings the trees fell victim to citibank disease caused by a fungus that migrated here from north america. that spalls grew under the bark of the affected trees. if the
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trees are suffering from water stress the dark patches containing the city spores spread rapidly forming a black fungal layer up to one centimeter thick. the spores can also cause severe allergic reactions in humans. for weeks local forest and his team had to wear breathing masks in the woods and it was shocking because we had never seen anything of this magnitude in germany before there had been occasional cases in individual trees and parks but after the catastrophic we dry summer of $28.00 team it's been breaking out here to such an extent it's a complete disaster. in some parts of his forest kesler has planted coast grand furrows pines and red oak in the hope that they will be better adapted to the current climate conditions but the new species are already having
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problems. with the oaks here we already seem to have problems with the oak procession every month. we're not absolutely positive but you can't just throw in the towel and abandon it just because something. to give his saplings a chance hessler has set up 20 water canister and so that he can irrigate the young trees during long dry periods he'll soon see if it helps forest a patron vest trial is hoping to fight the beetle from the air forestry scientists and german specialists in developing a special unmanned aerial vehicle equipped with gas senses it can sniff out the resin released by the tree when the 1st beat all falls into the trunk. basically we're doing with the bark beetle itself does it follows the scent of the infested tree and bores into it and we detect the tree so it can be removed.
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the idea is to take down the tree at an early stage before the be told can propagate but the detective journey is not yet ready for the market. a vest fall for one is looking forward to its launch with this technology we'll be able to pinpoint infested trees early which would enable us to rescue more tree rats and. in the meantime have beetle infested spruce up piling up along the forest roads because the market for spruce timber is saturated if the wood stays in the forest the pests will continue to reproduce and for that reason the regional government has ordered the use of pesticides that they not only kill bark beetles but all the animals to. to prepare for future climate change. once to have natural mixed forests growing here and that means letting the tree see them selves the hope is that many different species will flourish. to make it. even experts are
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unsure how the forest of the future is likely to look based on climate forecasts the spruce and beach trees in central germany look set to face poor conditions for survival by 2070 they may have vanished from german firsts altogether. the problem is right right right on the face. do you have a science question you've always wanted oncet. send it in and if we oncet it on the show you get a little surprise as a thank you. come on just ask. for most stories from the world of science go to our website or find us on twitter. or pure josiah good work around see how can i remember things better. poor memory can be embarrassing i. was going to go remember the pm for my from.
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and what was my new colleagues name again. not to mention all those situations it's . school or university when you have to learn so many facts and figures by heart. the good news is that the brain is a highly versatile learning machine. and it can be trained somewhat like a muscle by being stimulated in a variety of ways as it learns from old strong neural connections. so out of memorize that phone pin you could just repeat the numbers here so in your head. but a better method is to link the series of numbers to an action. and it's possible to do even better as recent studies show children remember words
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better if they draw the objects they represent. the method works with older people too. the more sensory input involved it seems the more deeply the newly learned information is stored. and the principle can be applied to learning more complex subjects instead of just reading and taking notes it's helpful to structure the topic visually. in general approaching a subject with a look at the center curiosity will help you retain it better. but sometimes the best thing is to sneak up. newly acquired information is consolidated in our memory so we can recall it better when we're over. 170000000 people around the world with members of a gym in 2017. but some disciplines don't have
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a great reputation by shifting for example that's full much or shallow. but maybe very well proving more than their body. studies suggest that flexing your muscles can also be good for the brain. concentration and power are as important in music as they are in sport. at the right moment everything needs to be on cue. was thrown out a look that was becoming a problem itself and he well i noticed the toe is no longer able to concentrate for the full length of a piece of music and there would be directions from the choir master to sing from the 4th bar again say and i just didn't hear. talk feel i was so lost in my thoughts that i didn't hear and i didn't know where to come in.
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my fellow chorused i would have to show me where i needed to join in. was to voice regime and most of. it wasn't just the choir that was a problem she would lock ourselves out of her home or forget appointments. skip and to try to on there was another situation where i was out and about and for a brief instant i no longer knew where i was i was completely shaken i thought what's this have i got out simers is this the start of it now really frightened me . below to look opted to have tests carried out on her concentration at the german sports university in cologne. sure nancy she took i'm not in a study looking into how sports might be able to help with dementia but this isn't a little kind of in this is looks case this is of course not the measure yet we're
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talking about early stage memory loss these are exactly the subjects we're looking for in our study i mentioned the to put a provocative really we want to know if a regular sport and exercise program can help people who are on the cusp of dementia delay or even stop the onset of dementia. so how can sports help stop the onset of dementia currently the discussion is looking at different mechanisms one area is growth factors these are generated by muscles when they are exercised some help blood vessels grow while others increase the levels of the protein and if in the brain. b.d.n.f. helps the hippocampus grow this section of the brain is important for memory b.d.n.f. can even help generate new nerve cells their number and their start of time temporal graph like the back of the study in cologne seniors train that coordination power
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and stamina. but it's tough at 1st. i was your gasping afterwards like an old steam engine and i really felt like i was completely rusty. though overcome i read some bitter blow to luke trains twice a week i mean not only has her physical performance improved she's finding it easier to remember words. and she's doing better in concentration testing. the same position here you can see clearly that after 6 months of the sport program for 12 months of the sport program you've achieved that maximum level also your personal experience that your forgetfulness is receding you can also see that from the data and. it's nice to be able to see it i can certainly
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feel it anyway so who put tears of honor today our hypothesis was that the progression of dementia could at least be stopped. that's why it's what you saw on pause that you were surprised and delighted that we've had such a positive results here in cologne and that participants are actually getting better at. this in about washington to new york afford. even now the study is over the subjects are continuing their training program many of them have made new friends here. some of us i always say the best training is living life to the fullest because it provides multisensory input for the brain but to live a full life you need to be physically fit. for it doesn't matter which of a not to look whether hair improvement came from living life to the full or from fit to muscles she's just happy that she can now once again perform like she used
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to. speaking of brawn and brains have you ever heard of chess boxing no we didn't make it up it started out as performance art but it's become a competitive sport. that's all for now until today we'll be back next week with more engrossing stories about science and technology until then but i. can.
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