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A massive research effort is under way to understand Antarctica's Thwaites glacier before it is too late. If it collapses, it could trigger catastrophic sea... [Read More]
Instead of turning off Gwyneth Paltrow's new alternative health Netflix series The Goop Lab, we should watch it for lessons in how to spot bad... [Read More]
Addictive benzodiazepines are prescribed at 66 million doctor appointments a year in the US — often with opioids, making it easier to fatally overdose... [Read More]
Microsoft says that by 2030 it will remove more carbon from the environment than it emits, and by 2050 it plans to offset all emissions... [Read More]
The late Devonian mass extinction around 375 million years ago may not have really happened, according to an analysis using machine learning... [Read More]
Pigeons feathers are remarkably complex and understanding how they work has led to the first robot that flies like a pigeon, dubbed PigeonBot... [Read More]
The extinct shark Edestus used its teeth like saw blades, sliding them past each other like a power tool to slice through the soft flesh... [Read More]
The extinct shark Edestus used its teeth like saw blades, sliding them past each other like a power tool to slice through the soft flesh... [Read More]
Wolf pups have been seen playing fetch with humans, a behaviour we thought was unique to domesticated dogs... [Read More]
Think a digital version of your mind will allow you to live forever? It might, but it will also open you up to software manipulation... [Read More]
Some people have a visceral fear-like reaction to the holes in sponges, Swiss cheese or seed pods. Known as trypophobia, this response is increasingly common... [Read More]
Swarms of drones have been seen flying over Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming in the past few weeks, but no one has claimed responsibility... [Read More]
Should you boil first? What about double frying? Follow Sam Wong's scientific strategy and you can cook perfect fries for yourself... [Read More]
Eating later meals at the weekend may cause us to put on weight because our metabolisms are used to processing food at the same times... [Read More]
Challenge your brain by solving New Scientist's weekly crosswords on your mobile, tablet or desktop... [Read More]
Since the discovery of Asgard archaea in 2015, evidence has mounted that these peculiar single-celled organisms could be the source of all complex life –... [Read More]
Researchers at tech firm DeepMind have found that a learning technique used by AI is also used by dopamine neurons in the brain... [Read More]
One person finds one solution to an equation, another finds two different ones. What's going on? Plus, the quick quiz and answers to puzzle #41... [Read More]
New Scientist columnist Graham Lawton has just written a scientific guide to healthy diet, sleep and exercise — and says the evidence for what works... [Read More]
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