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2019-02-28 14:13:02

Australian apology may boost Aboriginal health

ByRachelNowakTheAustralianprimeministerKevinRuddformallyapologisedonWednesdayforpoliciesthatledtothe“StolenGeneration”–indigenouschildren

2019-02-28 14:08:12

Darwin: Still controversial after all these years

ByColinBarrasAyearshyofits150thanniversary

2019-02-28 12:14:12

Trade in tiger parts unrelenting in Sumatra

ByCatherineBrahic(Image:WWF-Canon/AlainCompost)TigerpartsarestillbeingwidelysoldinSumatra

2019-02-28 12:13:08

Why sandcastles are so easy to build

ByKateRaviliousEverychildknowsthatyoudon’thavetofollowanexactrecipetobuildasandcastle.Allyouneedissandplusasplashofwater–andnowphysicistsunderstandwhy.MarioScheelattheMaxPlanckInstituteforDynamicsandS

2019-02-28 12:05:07

CSI: Malaria – medics help bust fake drugs ring

ByPeterAldhousCallitCSI:Malaria.Thisisareal-lifetalewithaplottorivalanyTVcrimedrama–acrackmedicalteamhashookedupwithInterpolandtheChinesesecurityservicestodisruptthedeadlytradeincounterfeitdrugs.No

2019-02-28 11:07:06

Big brains payrolled by Big Tobacco

ByJimGilesITISwellknownthatwhenthedangersofsmokingbecameincreasinglyobviousinthe1950s

2019-02-28 10:20:01

The power walk that charges your phone

ByMasonInmanITGIVESawholenewmeaningto“powerwalking”.Straponapairoflegbracesandwithalittleextraeffortyoucangenerateenoughelectricitywhileyouwalkorruntochargeupyourcellphoneorlaptop

2019-02-28 10:14:05

'Periodic table' organises zoo of black hole orbits

ByDavidShigaPhysicistshavefoundahiddenordertothezooofstrangepathsthatobjectscantraceinthecurvedspacearoundblackholes

2019-02-28 10:06:05

US-China spy scandal highlights troubled past

ByNewScientistSpaceandReutersAformerBoeingengineerwasarrestedonMondayonchargesofstealingtradesecretsforChinarelatedtoseveralUSaerospaceprogrammes

2019-02-28 10:03:09

Map reveals US disaster hotspots

ByMichaelReilly(Image:PNAS)EversincehurricaneKatrina

2019-02-28 09:19:11

Blue film delivers drugs at the flick of a switch

ByKurtKleinerAnimplantabledevicethatreleasesprecisedosesofadrugintoapatient’sbloodstreamattheflickofaswitchisastepcloserwithprototypetechnologydemonstratedbyUSscientists.PaulaHammondandcolleaguesatMas

2019-02-28 09:02:06

Earliest bats did not 'see' with sound

ByColinBarrasTheearliestfossilbatyetfoundsuggeststhatthespecies’trademarkecholocationhadyettoevolve.NancySimmonsoftheAmericanMuseumofNaturalHistory

2019-02-28 07:13:10

Could smart traffic lights stop motorists fuming?

ByMaxGlaskinTrafficlightsthatwirelesslykeeptrackofvehiclescouldspeedupjourneys

2019-02-28 07:09:09

Organic molecules found on alien world for first time

ByStephenBattersbyVideo:ScientistsdescribethediscoveryoforganicmoleculesontheplanetHD189733b(CourtesyNASA/ESA/MEstacion/STScI)Organicmolecules–intheformofmethane–havebeendetectedonaplanetoutsideour

2019-02-28 07:07:04

Deadline approaching for NASA astronaut hopefuls

ByKerThanForanyonewhohaseveryearnedtoworkinspaceorseetheEarthfromthelunarsurface

2019-02-28 06:17:12

Invention: Flexible micro wings

ByJustinMullinsMicroairvehicleswithwingspansoflessthan20centimetresareofhugeinterestatthemomentbecausetheycaneasilycarrysmallpayloadssuchascamerasandmicrophonesoverbattlefields

2019-02-28 06:09:13

金沙导航:Russia proposes treaty to ban space weapons

ByNewScientistSpaceandReutersRussiaproposedatreatyonTuesdaytobanthedeploymentofweaponsinouterspace

2019-02-28 05:19:10

Illegal downloaders could face UK internet ban

ByNewScientiststaffandReutersBritaincouldfollowFranceincuttinginternetaccesstouserswhorepeatedlydownloadmusicorfilmsillegally.TheUKgovernmenthadgiventhemusicandfilmindustriesayeartocometoavoluntaryagr

2019-02-28 03:11:04

US agency under fire over mercury trading

THEUSEnvironmentalProtectionAgencyisintroubleagain.Alreadyunderfireforfailingtogettoughoncarbondioxideemissions

2019-02-28 02:12:06

Astronauts to attach new lab to space station

ByNewScientistSpaceandReuters(Image:NASATV)Twospaceshuttleastronauts

2019-02-28 02:06:02

Creationism encroaches on Darwin's bicentennial

AYEARshyofits150thanniversary

2019-02-28 01:20:09

金沙导航:Tiny perching pterosaur discovered

ByBobHolmesAbeautifullypreservedfossilofatinypterosaursuggeststhatthegiantpterodactylsthatroamedtheskiesduringthelateCretaceousperiodmayhavecomefrommuchsmaller

2019-02-28 01:08:12

Monkeys know one monkey voice from another

ByNoraSchultzMacaquesmayjustseemtobeindulginginmonkeybanter

2019-02-28 01:06:02

French president calls for global mission to Mars

ByNewScientistSpaceandReutersFrenchPresidentNicolasSarkozycalledonMondayforaglobalprogrammetoexploreMars

2019-02-28 01:04:10

Pollen clues expose fake malaria drug scam

ByPeterAldhousCALLitCSI:Malaria.IthasaplottorivalanyTVcrimedrama–anelitemedicalteamhashookedupwithInterpolandtheChinesesecurityservicestocrackdownonthedeadlytradeincounterfeitdrugs.NowtwoChinesena

2019-02-27 14:06:09

Missing matter: Where did half the universe go?

ByStuartClarkForgetdarkmatter–avastamountofnormalmattervisibleinancientgascloudshasgoneAWOL.Nowastronomersarefindingcluestowhereit’shidingWHENIsabelleGreniersurveysourgalaxy

2019-02-27 13:10:11

Push to define year sparks time war

ByCelesteBieverEditorial:“Thenewdefinitionoftheyearshouldbewelcomed“Wehavedogyears

2019-02-27 12:10:15

金沙导航:Medicines lose their potency in space

ByCatherinedeLangeWhenastronautsreachforapainkillerinspacetheymightnotgettherelieftheyexpect.ANASA-fundedinvestigationhasfoundthatmedicinescanbecompromisedbyconditionsinspace.Thiscouldbeabigproblemfor

2019-02-27 12:05:12

Beleaguered mission measures swirling space-time at last

ByDavidShigaThebeleagueredGravityProbeBmissionhasfinallymeasuredasubtleeffectofgeneralrelativitycalledframedragging.Theresultcomesnearlysixyearsafteritfinishedmakingmeasurementsandyearsafterotherexper

2019-02-27 11:02:15

'Dwarf' black holes might help explain dark matter

ByMarcusChownWEHAVEstellar-mass

2019-02-27 10:15:09

Astrobiology: Are we alone in the universe?

ByCalebScharfReadmore:“InstantExpert:Astrobiology“FromtheEpicureanGreekphilosophersmorethan2000yearsagotofictionwritersofthelate19thcentury

2019-02-27 10:05:02

We may have already found signs of alien microbes on Enceladus

NASA/JPL-Caltech/SpaceScienceInstituteByAndyCoghlanMicrobesthatproducemethanemayalreadybelivingonEnceladus

2019-02-27 10:03:11

NASA floats Titan boat concept

ByDavidShiga(Image:NASA/JPL/USGS)Noonehaseverfloatedaboatonanotherworld

2019-02-27 10:02:06

Exo-evolution: Aliens who hide, survive

KevinMcCoyByMarkBuchananHasETevolvedtobediscreet?Anevolutionarytendencyforinconspicuousalienswouldsolveanaggingparadox–andalsosuggestthatweEarthlingsshouldthinktwicebeforeadvertisingourownexistence.

2019-02-27 10:01:04

Second experiment hints at seasonal dark matter signal

ByValerieJamiesoninAnaheimThingsjustgotalittlelesslonelyforresearcherswhohavebeeninsistingforyearsnotonlythattheirexperimenthasfounddarkmatter

2019-02-27 09:20:14

金沙导航:Asteroids make life's raw materials

ByMichaelMarshallWEREasteroidsthefactoriesthatcreatedlife’sbuildingblocks?Forthefirsttime

2019-02-27 09:07:14

Astrobiology: The hunt for alien life

ByCalebScharfReadmore:“InstantExpert:Astrobiology“Forthefirsttimewehavethetechnologythatwillallowustolookforlifeinoursolarsystemandbeyond.Butwithmorethan20planetsandlargemoonsaroundthesunand200bill

2019-02-27 09:07:11

Strange cosmic ray hotspots stalk southern skies

ByAnilAnanthaswamy(Image:NSF/BGudbjartsson)CosmicrayscrashingintotheEarthovertheSouthPoleappeartobecomingfromparticularlocations

2019-02-27 09:03:15

Astrobiology: Hot topics in the search for ET

ByCalebScharfReadmore:“InstantExpert:Astrobiology“In1990

2019-02-27 08:14:11

Astrobiology: Are we unique?

ByCalebScharfReadmore:“InstantExpert:Astrobiology“Isthereotherintelligentlifeoutthere?Tosomeitseemsinevitablethattheremustbe–it’saverybiguniverse.Butitisalsopossiblethatweandourhomeworldarearar

2019-02-27 08:11:01

New low for NASA's beleaguered space telescope

ByDavidShigaAspacetelescopethatcouldhelpfindlifeonotherplanetsandinsightsintothefirstgalaxieswon’tbefindinganythingforawhileyet.NASAsaysitsover-budgetJamesWebbSpaceTelescope(JWST)probablywon’tlaunchun

2019-02-27 07:09:13

Geyser moon puts its mark on Saturn

ByDavidShigaAnelectricalcurrentisflowingfromSaturn’smoonEnceladustotheringedplanet

2019-02-27 07:09:10

Beam them up: Launching spacecraft on a photon drive

ByStephenBattersbyMoveover

2019-02-27 05:12:01

Hobbyist photos used to recreate comet orbit

ByCianO'LuanaighHobbyistastronomersmaybescientistswithoutevenrealising–aslongastheyputtheirsnapsonline.On27October2007

2019-02-27 04:19:14

Saturn moon's atmosphere forged by comet impacts

ByStephenBattersbyTheuniqueatmosphereofSaturn’smoonTitancouldhavebeencreatedbycometsblastinggasesoutofitsicycrust.Titanistheonlymooninthesolarsystemwithmuchatmosphere

2019-02-27 04:19:14

The limits of knowledge: Things we'll never understand

ByMichaelBrooksFromthemachineryoflifetothefateofthecosmos

2019-02-27 04:09:05

'Tendex' lines help visualise black holes

ByDavidShigaPhysicistshaveanewtooltopicturehowblackholeswarpthefabricofspace-timearoundthem.Justasmagneticfieldlinesshowhowmagneticforcesvaryinspace

2019-02-27 03:11:01

Ghostly nebulae show mysterious alignment

ByStephenBattersbyFileunder“unexplainedphenomena”:elongatednebulaeintheMilkyWay’scentreseemtolieparalleltotheplaneofthegalacticdisc

2019-02-27 03:06:10

The universe's first stars were whirling dervishes

ByDavidShigaTheuniverse’sfirststarswerefast-rotating“spinstars”

2019-02-27 01:06:05

Budget cuts put alien search on hold

ByDavidShigaIfETisphoninghome

2019-02-26 14:04:02

Icy plains and snakeskin terrain among Pluto's lingering puzzles

ByJoshuaSokolThreemonthsaftertheNewHorizonsspacecraftvisitedPluto