COVID-19 NEWS: UK R NUMBER BELOW 1.0 FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE AUGUST

The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist...

AI CAN TURN SPOKEN LANGUAGE INTO PHOTOREALISTIC SIGN LANGUAGE VIDEOS

An AI that can produce photorealistic videos of sign language interpreters from speech could improve accessibility by removing the...

 
 
 

WE SEEM TO FIND LARGER ANIMALS MORE CHARISMATIC THAN SMALL ONES

Survey data on human attitudes to 13,680 animal species suggests we judge larger animals as more charismatic - although some very small...

CAN A LAW MEANT TO PROTECT NATIVE AMERICAN ARTEFACTS FREE AN ORCA?

Members of the Native American Lummi Nation consider a captive orca called Sk'aliCh'elh-tenaut to be their kin. Now they are using...

 
 
 

DO OXFORD/ASTRAZENECA COVID-19 VACCINE RESULTS STAND UP TO SCRUTINY?

Doubts have been raised over the positive results released earlier this week by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford from trials...

GODZILLA SAHARA DUST STORM LINKED TO MELTING ARCTIC SEA ICE

A record-breaking Sahara dust storm that spread harmful air pollution across parts of North America in June 2020 was caused by winds...

 
 
 

GOOGLE EARTH REVEALS SUSPECTED NUCLEAR WEAPONS FACILITY IN PAKISTAN

Sleuthing with satellites images has revealed a substantial and undocumented expansion to a suspected nuclear processing plant in Pakistan,...

DON'T MISS: I AM GRETA DOCUMENTARY IS THE STORY OF A CLIMATE CRUSADER

New Scientist's weekly round-up of the best books, films, TV series, games and more that you shouldn't miss

 
 
 

SURREAL CALIFORNIAN OILSCAPE WINS CLIMATE CHANGE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD

This unreal landscape captures the environmental price of intensive oil exploitation paid by a desert in Kern County, California. The...

THE DAZZLING WINNERS OF THE BRITISH ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY'S PHOTO AWARDS

Images of the extraordinary, but endangered, Dalmatian pelican and weaver ants caring for their young are among those awarded in this...

 
 
 

CRISPR GENE EDITING OF BRAIN CELLS MIGHT PREVENT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

CRISPR gene editing could be used to introduce a rare gene variant that greatly reduces the risk of Alzheimer's, but it has only been...

CLIMATE CHANGE MAY MAKE AUTUMN LEAVES FALL EARLY AND STORE LESS CARBON

Tree leaves could start falling earlier in autumn due to climate change. The finding suggests forests will store significantly less...

 
 
 

COVID-19 NEWS: NEW TIERS ANNOUNCED FOR ENGLAND AFTER LOCKDOWN ENDS

The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist...

NASA CAN'T DECIDE WHETHER ASTRONAUTS SHOULD WASH THEIR UNDERWEAR

NASA has partnered with consumer goods firm Procter & Gamble to develop a detergent that can wash clothes in space. Up until now, NASA...

 
 
 

FEARS ABOUT GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS ARE CULTURAL NOT SCIENTIFIC

Many people strongly object to genetically modified plants, but foods like sweet potatoes and grapefruits are a reminder that that...

DOUBLE CLIMATE DISASTER MAY HAVE ENDED ANCIENT HARAPPAN CIVILISATION

The Harappan lived 5200 years ago in the Indus valley in huge complicated cities before the society eventually disappeared. Now it...

 
 
 

THE RACE TO FIND AND STOP VIRUSES THAT COULD CAUSE THE NEXT PANDEMIC

The coronavirus pandemic is still raging, but the clock is ticking towards the next big virus threat - can we track it down before...

ENDANGERED ANIMALS THREATENED BY PANDEMIC AS ECOTOURISTS STAY HOME

The ecotourism that funds many conservation programmes has largely stopped during the covid-19 pandemic, which could lead to losses...

 
 
 

POSSESSOR REVIEW: ONE OF THE BEST AND SMARTEST FILMS OF THE DECADE

Possessor follows an assassin who can weaponise the minds and bodies of other people. It is extremely gruesome, but if you can stomach...

ENDANGERED ANIMALS THREATENED BY PANDEMIC AS ECO-TOURISTS STAY HOME

The eco-tourism that funds many conservation programmes has largely stopped during the covid-19 pandemic, which could lead to losses...

 
 
 



Insight provided into Maitland-Niles' latest Arsenal absence/Concern for...

Insight provided into Maitland-Niles' latest Arsenal absence/Concern for Wolves' Jimenez following sickening clash of heads

The latest word online this evening suggests that Ainsley Maitland-Niles' absence from Arsenal's squad to take on Wolves has not come as a result of any form of injury. Arsenal... Read more ...

Man Utd player ratings vs Southampton: Cavani the hero but four stars...

Man Utd player ratings vs Southampton: Cavani the hero but four stars struggle despite win

Edinson Cavani scored two and set up another as Manchester United came from two goals down to beat Southampton 3-2. Read more ...

Roy Keane doubts Tottenham can win the title this season

Roy Keane doubts Tottenham can win the title this season

Chelsea dominated the possession and chances at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, but Tottenham held them to a 0-0 draw, meaning Spurs are back at the top of the table. Read more ...

Wolves tactical change causes Arsenal havoc after early sickening injury

Wolves tactical change causes Arsenal havoc after early sickening injury

Wolves deployment of four at the back loosened the shackles on their exciting forwards as Arsenal were defeated 2-1, but the match was marred by a sickening head injury... Read more ...

Romain Grosjean speaks for the first time from hospital bed after Bahrain...

Romain Grosjean speaks for the first time from hospital bed after Bahrain Grand Prix crash

Haas' Romain Grosjean has spoken for the first time since his car erupted into flames in a horrifying crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Read more ...

Romain Grosjean's car fireballs and tears in two during F1 horror smash

Romain Grosjean's car fireballs and tears in two during F1 horror smash

The Frenchman miraculously emerged unscathed after the incident on the opening lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix, suffering only minor burns to his hands and ankles Read more ...

The Apple Watch 6 is its lowest price ever in this early Cyber Monday deal

The Apple Watch 6 is its lowest price ever in this early Cyber Monday deal

This deal landed on Black Friday, knocking the Apple Watch down to its lowest price ever, and it's still available for Cyber Monday. Read more ...

Clara Amfo Leaves Strictly Come Dancing After Landing In Dance-Off

Clara Amfo Leaves Strictly Come Dancing After Landing In Dance-Off

Clara Amfo has become the fifth celebrity to be eliminated from this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing. The Radio 1 presenter had a tough night on Saturday, when she and... Read more ...

Papa Bouba Diop, the former Senegal midfielder, dies aged 42

Papa Bouba Diop, the former Senegal midfielder, dies aged 42

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What channel is Arsenal v Wolves on? Kick off time, live stream and latest...

What channel is Arsenal v Wolves on? Kick off time, live stream and latest team news

Arsenal welcome Wolves to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday needing a result to end a dire run of form in the Premier League. The Gunners have managed just one win from their past... Read more ...