EXPERIMENTAL DIABETES DEVICE WORKS BY KILLING GUT CELLS WITH HOT WATER

A device that carries hot water down a tube into the gut may help manage diabetes by killing overgrown gut cells that release hormones...

THERE PROBABLY ISN'T AS MUCH FAKE NEWS IN THE MEDIA AS WE THINK

An analysis of the media consumption habits of people in the US shows that fake news makes up a tiny fraction of what they watch or...

 
 
 

WATCH OVER 50 NEW SCIENTIST LIVE TALKS FOR FREE ON YOUTUBE

Add some science to your lockdown living routine, as we make more than 50 incredible talks from our flagship science festival New Scientist...

CORONAVIRUS LATEST: US HOSPITALS COME UNDER INCREASING STRAIN

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

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS WILL PLAY OUT VERY DIFFERENTLY IN WORLD'S POOREST NATIONS

Cases of covid-19 have been slow to appear in developing economies, but now they are ramping up. Slums and refugee camps could be particularly...

THE BEST SCIENCE FICTION TV SHOWS TO STREAM RIGHT NOW

From Chernobyl to Watchmen, this is the best sci-fi on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and BBC iPlayer at the moment

 
 
 

OUR APPROACH TO COVID-19 CAN ALSO HELP TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

We can't lose sight of the climate emergency when dealing with the covid-19 pandemic, say Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac

CORONAVIRUS: CHINA WILDLIFE TRADE BAN COULD BECOME LAW WITHIN MONTHS

China's ban on eating and trading wildlife due to the coronavirus crisis could become law within the next three months, according to...

 
 
 

CORONAVIRUS LATEST: NEW YORK HOSPITALS AND MORGUES OVERWHELMED

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

HUNT FOR GEORGE CLOONEY'S FACE EXPLAINS HOW STRESS AFFECTS DECISIONS

Being stressed changes the way we make decisions, an experiment that sees people hunt for George Clooney's face while experiencing...

 
 
 

HOW TO GET THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF NATURE WHEN YOU'RE STUCK INSIDE

Going out into the natural world is good for your health and mind, and you can still get some of the same benefits even when stuck...

ORANGUTANS AND OTHER GREAT APES UNDER THREAT FROM COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Many great ape species are already in a precarious situation because of their dwindling numbers. Now they may also be at risk from...

 
 
 

DELAYING THE COP26 CLIMATE TALKS COULD HAVE A SILVER LINING

Crucial climate talks due to be held this November have been postponed, but a short delay could give countries time to get better organised...

CORONAVIRUS TREATMENT: WHAT DRUGS COULD WORK AND WHEN CAN WE GET THEM?

To fight the new coronavirus, researchers are investigating more than 60 drugs, including remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine and brand...

 
 
 

VENUS MAY HAVE AN UNDERGROUND MAGMA OCEAN SPANNING THE WHOLE PLANET

When Earth and Venus formed, they both had global magma oceans deep underground. Earth's has turned solid by now, but Venus's may still...

DIETS DO HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT - BUT THE BENEFITS USUALLY DON'T LAST

Atkins, Paleo or Zone - whichever diet you follow, you'll probably only lose a bit of weight, and improvements to your cholesterol...

 
 
 

EUROPE'S CAVE BEARS MAY HAVE DIED OUT BECAUSE OF THEIR LARGE SINUSES

Plant-eating cave bears vanished when ice spread across Europe - maybe because their large sinuses prevented them chewing meat to adapt...

CORONAVIRUS LATEST: US ESTIMATES BETWEEN 100,000 AND 240,000 DEATHS

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

 
 
 

WE MAY NOW KNOW WHAT OUR COMMON ANCESTOR WITH NEANDERTHALS LOOKED LIKE

A prehistoric human species that lived in Europe 1.2 million to 800,000 years ago is emerging as a contender to be our last common...

THE HUNT FOR PATIENT ZERO: WHERE DID THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK START?

Growing evidence suggests the covid-19 outbreak may not have started at Wuhan's Huanan Seafood Market in December after all. Finding...

 
 
 



US Racing Bets of the Day: US Delta Force to strike

US Racing Bets of the Day: US Delta Force to strike

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Cheltenham Festival defends decision to go ahead despite coronavirus crisis

Cheltenham Festival defends decision to go ahead despite coronavirus crisis

Packed crowds ahead of the Marsh Novices' Chase during day three of the Cheltenham Festival The organisers of Cheltenham Festival have defended their decision to go ahead last... Read more ...

Labour election: Sir Keir Starmer is favourite to succeed Jeremy Corbyn

Labour election: Sir Keir Starmer is favourite to succeed Jeremy Corbyn

SIR Keir Starmer is widely expected to be unveiled as Labour's new leader today - bringing an end to Jeremy Corbyn's disastrous five years in charge. Read more ...

Coronavirus: UK lockdown could be relaxed in weeks, says top govt adviser

Coronavirus: UK lockdown could be relaxed in weeks, says top govt adviser

Social distancing measures in the UK could be relaxed within weeks if there are signs the coronavirus epidemic is slowing, a leading scientist and government adviser has said. Read more ...

Gogglebox stars Sophie and Pete slammed for accusing Joe Wicks of ‘cashing...

Gogglebox stars Sophie and Pete slammed for accusing Joe Wicks of ‘cashing in on pandemic'

GOOGLEBOX stars Sophie and Pete have been slammed by viewers after accusing Joe Wicks of “cashing in” on the coronavirus pandemic. The Fitness expert , 33, has become the UK's... Read more ...

Anthony Joshua reveals he sparred Tyson Fury for a Rolex watch in 2010

Anthony Joshua reveals he sparred Tyson Fury for a Rolex watch in 2010

ANTHONY JOSHUA has called time on his big rival Tyson Fury - and revealed they sparred for a brand new Rolex watch. The British world heavyweight champ was just an amateur when... Read more ...

Prince Harry stayed by Meghan Markle's side as she recorded Elephant doc

Prince Harry stayed by Meghan Markle's side as she recorded Elephant doc

The Duchess of Sussex recorded the narration for new Disney nature film Elephant and her husband Prince Harry was with her during the sessions - and even offered advice on her... Read more ...

Queen speech: What time is the Queen's TV speech this weekend?

Queen speech: What time is the Queen's TV speech this weekend?

QUEEN ELIZABETH II will address the nation this weekend, issuing a message on the coronavirus outbreak. But what time is the Queen's speech this weekend? Read more ...

Pink tests positive for coronavirus and begs fans to ‘stay at home'

Pink tests positive for coronavirus and begs fans to ‘stay at home'

SINGER Pink has announced she is recovering after testing positive for coronavirus. The American star , 40, told fans she had been struck down with Covid-19 and begged them to... Read more ...

Virtual Grand National 2020 runners and riders guide and sweepstake kit

Virtual Grand National 2020 runners and riders guide and sweepstake kit

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