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2019-02-28 12:12:01

Why you think your team is the best

ByWendyZukermanAhref!Nowyouhaveanexcuseforthinkingyourteamalwaysperformsbest.Yourbrainperceivestheactionsofpeopleinyourownteamdifferentlytothoseofarivalteam.PascalMolenberghsattheUniversityofQueenslan

2019-02-28 11:10:01

Lazy photon among the missing in exotic LHC roll call

ByValerieJamiesonLazyphotons

2019-02-28 11:09:01

Pythons hunt Florida mammals to brink of extinction

ByAndyCoghlanFlorida’secologistscanbeforgivenonepethate:BurmesepythonsdiscardedbytheirownershaveeatenmanyEvergladesmammalspracticallytoextinction.“Thisisthefirstdocumentationofimpactsonanimalpopul

2019-02-28 11:06:01

Hayabusa's asteroid-sampling mission, take two

ByLisaGrossmanJapanishopingthesecondtimewillbethecharmforamissiontocollectsamplesfromanasteroid.ThegovernmenthasjustgiventhegreenlightfortheHayabusa2missiontoaimforlaunchin2014.Anearliermissionvisited

2019-02-28 10:09:01

$785 million to fight neglected tropical diseases

ByAndyCoghlanItisabadtimetobeaparasiticwormortsetsefly.Anunprecedented$785millionistobeinvestedbygovernmentsofrichcountries

2019-02-28 10:07:01

Asteroid orbits modelled in a single atom

ByLisaGrossmanELECTRONScanorbitthenucleusofanatominthesamewayaclassofasteroidsorbitsthesun.Theworkcouldallowfornewlevelsofcontroloverchemicalreactions.Manypeoplepictureatomsasminisolarsystems

2019-02-28 09:20:01

Earth in for bumpy ride as solar storms hit

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/SolarDynamicsObservatoryviaGettyImages)Editorial:“Noroomforcomplacencyoversolarstorms“Update:Aburstofsolarwindcalledacoronalmassejection(CME)reachedEarth’smagneticfieldat6

2019-02-28 09:10:01

Pirate file-sharing goes 3D

ByJacobAronLASTweeksawthelaunchofanewcategoryonThePirateBay

2019-02-28 08:19:01

Ivory traders may be benefitting from Arab Spring

ByAndyCoghlanReadmore:“HerdofivoryelephantsrevealsillicittradeinEgypt“TheArabSpringinEgyptmaybeatriumphforpeopleanddemocracy

2019-02-28 08:13:01

First recording of deep-water fish chat

ByMelissaeFelletSomethingsoundsfishy.Forthefirsttime

2019-02-28 08:11:01

Fossil DNA has clues to surviving rapid climate change

ByBobHolmesSurvivingthelasticeagewasmorethanjustamatterofgrowingawoollycoat.Rapidglobaltemperatureswingshadtobematchedbyequallyrapidadaptation.NowaremarkablefindfromCanada’spermafrostcouldhelpexplainh

2019-02-28 08:07:01

AR goggles make crime scene investigation a desk job

ByJacobAronCRIMEsceneinvestigatorscouldonedayhelpsolvemurderswithoutleavingtheoffice.Apairofaugmentedrealityglassescouldallowlocalpolicetovirtuallytagobjectsinacrimescene

2019-02-28 08:03:01

Bendy battery gives smart fabrics a charge

ByPaulMarksAFLEXIBLEbatterythatcanbewovenunobtrusivelyintofabricscouldonedayprovideelectricityforgadgetsburiedinyourclothing.Whileflat

2019-02-28 07:03:01

Wheat will age prematurely in a warmer world

ByDeboraMacKenzieItcouldbemuchmoredifficultthanwethoughttofeedeveryoneinawarmerworld.SatelliteimagesofnorthernIndiahaverevealedthatextremetemperaturesarecuttingwheatyields.What’smore

2019-02-28 06:11:01

'Panic button' could help cancer defy drugs

ByAndyCoghlanStressedyeastcellsfranticallyreshuffletheirchromosomesinadesperatelastbidtofindacombinationthatsurvives.This“panic”responseenablesthemtorapidlyevolveresistancetodrugs.Thediscoverymightals

2019-02-28 04:19:01

Why your team is always the best

AHREF!Nowyouhaveanexcuseforthinkingyourteamalwaysperformsbest.Yourbrainperceivestheactionsofpeopleinyourownteamdifferentlytothoseofarivalteam.PascalMolenberghsattheUniversityofQueenslandinBrisbane

2019-02-28 04:02:01

Baby pulsars spawn universe's most energetic particles

ByMaggieMcKeeTalkaboutenfantsterribles.Babypulsarsmayunleashtorrentsofthehighestenergyparticlesknown

2019-02-28 03:11:01

India's panel price crash could spark solar revolution

ByMichaelMarshallSOLARpowerhasalwayshadareputationforbeingexpensive

2019-02-28 03:11:01

Sex life of worm hides a protein with links to ALS

ByJoelShurkinAproteinthathelpswormspermtofertiliseaneggmayberelatedtoahumanproteinthatplaysaroleininheritedformsofamyotrophiclateralsclerosis(ALS).ALS

2019-02-28 03:04:01

Fish oil in pregnancy reduces infant eczema

ByAndyCoghlanTakingfishoilcapsulesduringpregnancycouldhelpwomenwithafamilyhistoryofeczematoavoidpassingontheconditiontotheirchildren.Astudyof700pregnantwomenfoundthatthosewhotookthesupplementsreducedb

2019-02-28 02:19:01

US voters are less partisan than they think

ByPeterAldhousInanelectionyear

2019-02-28 02:12:01

Scientists suing the FDA after covert surveillance

ByPeterAldhousIsBigBrotherlurkingattheUSFoodandDrugAdministration?SixscientistsanddoctorsarenowsuingtheFDAforinterceptingtheirprivateemailsandinstallingspywareontheircomputers

2019-02-28 02:07:01

Parking sensors to take pain out of finding a space

ByDuncanGraham-RoweIT’Saproblemfamiliartomostofus:youcircleforageswaitingtofindaparkingspaceandjustwhenyou’vespottedone

2019-02-28 01:19:01

Astrophile: Picture yourself on a sandboard on Titan

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/JPL)Objecttype:SandduneLocation:Saturn’smoonTitanStandingatopahugemoundofblack

2019-02-28 01:10:01

Telepathy machine reconstructs speech from brainwaves

ByHelenThomsonReadmore:“Mindreaders:Eavesdroppingonyourinnervoice“Editorial:“Brain-eavesdroppingtechcan’tstealyourthoughts“Whenyoureadthissentencetoyourself

2019-02-27 12:15:01

Ozone levels tumble to record low

ByFredPearceANTARCTICresearchersarebracingthemselvesforarecordozoneholeoverthecontinentwithinthenextfortnight.“Theholehasformedearlyandspreadoverawideareathisyear

2019-02-27 11:17:01

Antigravity machine weighed down by controversy

ByRobertMatthewsMYSTERYsurroundsaRussianscientist’sastonishingclaimtohavebuiltanantigravitymachine

2019-02-27 11:03:01

How ear cells switch on sound

ByAndyCoghlanTHEdiscoveryofmolecularleversintheinnerearhasrevealedalittlemoreaboutthewaywehear.Theknowledgecouldeventuallyhelpinthehuntfornewwaystotreatdeafness

2019-02-27 11:01:01

Take five

SOME1.8millionextrahomeswillreceiveChannel5fromearlynextyear

2019-02-27 10:01:01

Patents : Fighting back

ByBarryFoxINTHEworldofvideogames

2019-02-27 09:17:01

Science : Infant infection may stop malaria running wild

ByPhyllidaBrownCHILDRENintheremotePacificnationofVanuatudonotdieofmalaria

2019-02-27 09:13:01

Blind brain `sees' rapid movement

ByAlisonMotlukABLINDmanwhocan“see”rapidmotionhashelpedrefineideasaboutthevisualsystem

2019-02-27 09:08:01

Alien flatworms lay siege to Scotland

ByRobEdwardsATHIRDspeciesofforeignflatwormthatcoulddevourBritain’searthwormshasbeendiscoveredinanEdinburghgarden.Wormexpertssaythatthecreamy-whitecreatureisanentirelynewspeciesneverbeforedescribedbyta

2019-02-27 08:11:01

Arctic accord

OFFICIALSfromtheworld’seightArcticnationssignedanagreementinOttawalastweektocreatetheArcticCouncil

2019-02-27 07:19:01

First catch your koala…

ByIanAndersonMelbourneCONTRACEPTIONistobeimposedonkoalasinsouthernAustraliainadesperateattempttoreducenumberswithoutkillingthem.TheVictoriangovernmentsaidlastweekthatathree-yeartrialwillstartinNovembe

2019-02-27 07:12:01

Technology : Flat is beautiful for future chips

ByVincentKiernanWashingtonDCSILICONwafersmaylooksmoothtothenakedeye

2019-02-27 07:05:01

Patents : On and on

ByBarryFoxTHErecentdecisionbyanAmericanjurytoinvalidatefourCDsystempatentsownedbyThomson

2019-02-27 04:17:01

Not with a `pop' but a `plop'

ByGrahamTearseParisTHOSEwhodelightinthetenseceremonyofopeningabottleofchampagne—allthetwiddlingofthumbs

2019-02-27 04:14:01

Technology : Look safely into the light

ByJeffHechtBostonWORKINGwithlaserbeamsisahazardousbusiness

2019-02-27 04:09:01

Farming shrinks butterfly gene pool

ByGaryEastwoodEVENhealthypopulationsofbutterfliescanlosesomeoftheirgeneticdiversityasaresultofintensiveagriculture

2019-02-27 04:02:01

Technology : Compost is a natural-born killer

ByStephenHedgesGARDENcompostcansuppresseconomicallysignificantplantdiseasesbybetween60and80percentandcansometimeseliminatethemaltogether

2019-02-27 03:07:01

California's castration law `ill-judged'

ByPhilipCohenSanFranciscoTHEscalpelandthesyringearebeingdraftedintothebattleagainstchildmolestersinCaliforniadespitewarningsfromexpertsthattheseextrememeasurescouldcausemoreproblemsthantheysolve.Calif

2019-02-27 03:03:01

Yes, we have vaccinating bananas

ByVincentKiernanWashingtonDCBANANAS

2019-02-27 02:17:01

Engineered food

FOODproducedbygeneticengineeringcannotbelabelled“organic”underanycircumstances

2019-02-27 02:14:01

Drug cocktails have hidden risks

ByMichaelDayAHOSTofpreviouslyunknowndruginteractions

2019-02-27 01:20:01

Mission to Mars makes do with robots

ByVincentKiernanWashingtonDCTHEUShasformallyabandoneditsgoaloflandingastronautsonMarsby2019.Instead

2019-02-27 01:16:01

Technology : Hot throat makes a safer sound

ByBarryFoxMUSICenthusiastswith£4000tosparecannowbuyapairofloudspeakersthatdeliverhi-fisoundfromaplasmadischarge.Theideaofusingplasmainthiswayisnotnew

2019-02-27 01:14:01

Science : In the mood to overeat

ByPhilipCohenSanFranciscoINWESTERNculture

2019-02-27 01:08:01

Iron rations

FERTILISINGtheseawithironnotonlyencouragesthegrowthofalgae

2019-02-27 01:06:01

Science : Meet your cousin, the mushroom

ByPhilipCohenSanFranciscoAPROTEINthatbindsanimals’bodiestogetherhassurfacedforthefirsttimeinafungus.Thediscoveryprovidesmoresupportforthegrowingbeliefthatfungiarecousinsofanimalsinsteadofbeingcloserel

2019-02-26 12:20:01

Science: Infrared eye discovers new volcano on Jupiter's moon

BySTEVENMILLERJUPITER’Sclosestmoon