SPACE JUNK FOILS ASTRONOMERS OBSERVING OLDEST GALAXY IN THE UNIVERSE

A flash of light in the night sky, thought to have been a burst from a galaxy in the early universe, may actually have been nothing...

THE HIDDEN RULES THAT DETERMINE WHICH FRIENDSHIPS MATTER TO US

Evolutionary psychologist Robin Dunbar has found that our friendships are governed by secret rules, based on everything from your sex...

 
 
 

GUINEA IS SWIFTLY VACCINATING PEOPLE TO CONTAIN LATEST EBOLA OUTBREAK

Guinea has vaccinated over 1000 people in the two weeks since its latest Ebola outbreak was declared, including close contacts of those...

A WARP DRIVE THAT DOESN'T BREAK THE LAWS OF PHYSICS IS POSSIBLE

Previous ideas for warp drives have required types of matter that do not seem to exist, but a new concept could allow them to be made...

 
 
 

PLAYING DEAD REALLY WORKS TO HELP INSECTS AVOID BEING EATEN BY BIRDS

Insects avoid being eaten by playing dead, because birds are easily distracted by other nearby insects that are still moving

COVID-19 NEWS: ENGLAND AND WALES DEATHS FALLING FASTEST AMONG OVER 80S

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

 
 
 

CREW OF MOCK LUNAR 'BIOSPHERE' GREW FOOD AND MADE OXYGEN FOR 200 DAYS

The inhabitants of China's Lunar Palace biosphere lived on recycled oxygen and water, and grew their own food for a record-setting...

CLIMATE TARGETS AT RISK AS GREEN TECH TRIGGERS HIGHER ENERGY DEMANDS

As technology becomes more efficient, we tend to use it more often - an effect that is drastically underestimated in some energy models...

 
 
 

LAB-GROWN MEAT NOW MIMICS MUSCLE FIBRES LIKE THOSE FOUND IN STEAK

Cow muscle cells have been persuaded to grow in long strands similar to muscle fibres and even contract, raising hopes that artificial...

ALGORITHM REVEALS CONTENTS OF FRAGILE LETTERS SEALED FOR 300 YEARS

Sealed letters folded in intricate patterns have gone unread for more than 300 years, but now researchers have been able to tease out...

 
 
 

‘LITTLE FOOT' HOMININ WAS EITHER ILL OR VERY HUNGRY IN HER CHILDHOOD

An Australopithecus woman who lived 3.67 million years ago has defects in her teeth enamel that suggest she was either deprived of...

DOLPHINS THAT HELP HUMANS CATCH FISH ARE BEING DISTURBED BY SHIP NOISE

Some dolphins help humans catch fish, but an uptick in the levels of noise pollution from nearby ships is changing the way the dolphins...

 
 
 

GLOBAL CO2 EMISSIONS HAVE ALREADY REBOUNDED ABOVE PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS

Covid-19 lockdowns helped global emissions plummet by a record 5.6 per cent during 2020, but new data shows worldwide emissions are...

KLARA AND THE SUN REVIEW: ISHIGURO'S THOUGHT-PROVOKING FUTURE FOR AI

Klara and the Sun by Nobel prizewinning author Kazuo Ishiguro is a fascinating tale about artificial intelligence, friendship and what...

 
 
 

COVID-19 NEWS: SEARCH UNDERWAY IN UK TO IDENTIFY BRAZIL VARIANT CASE

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

HOW MUCH OF A THREAT IS THE BRAZIL VARIANT OF CORONAVIRUS TO THE UK?

The P.1 variant from Brazil that has been detected in six people in the UK can partly evade existing antibodies, but vaccines should...

 
 
 

CONVERSATIONS GO ON TOO LONG BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE TOO POLITE TO END THEM

People mask how they feel about an ongoing conversation and leave others unsure of whether to stop talking, so dialogues can carry...

CLIMATE CHANGE IS LEADING TO PREMATURE BIRTHS IN THE BRAZILIAN AMAZON

Extreme weather patterns and flooding worsened by climate change are adversely affecting the health of babies born in the Amazon rainforest

 
 
 

NEANDERTHAL EARS WERE TUNED TO HEAR SPEECH JUST LIKE MODERN HUMANS

Virtual reconstructions of Neanderthal ears show that our extinct cousins had the same physical capacity for hearing as modern humans,...

WIKIPEDIA HAS SEEN A SPIKE IN PEOPLE EDITING PAGES DURING THE PANDEMIC

As Italy's coronavirus lockdown started, Wikipedia saw an 80 per cent increase in editors from that country - and edits to the English...

 
 
 



Sainsbury's begins major restructure putting 1,150 jobs at risk

Sainsbury's begins major restructure putting 1,150 jobs at risk

The savings made from the job cuts will be used to reduce prices in stores Around 1,150 jobs are at risk at Sainsbury's as part of a restructuring which will cut about 500... Read more ...

Burnley vs Leicester - Premier League: Live score, lineups and updates

Burnley vs Leicester - Premier League: Live score, lineups and updates

Leicester have the chance to go second above Manchester United - albeit only for a few hours perhaps - as they face Burnley. Sportsmail will provide live coverage of all the... Read more ...

Tom Brady, 43, says supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen urged him to retire...

Tom Brady, 43, says supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen urged him to retire after Super Bowl win

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady revealed Tuesday that his wife Gisele Bundchen urged him to retire from football in the moments following his record seventh Super... Read more ...

Save $150 with the latest Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 deals

Save $150 with the latest Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 deals

These stunning Samsung Galaxy Watch deals are offering record low prices on the latest smartwatches. Read more ...

Justin Timberlake wishes his 'favorite person in the world' Jessica Biel a...

Justin Timberlake wishes his 'favorite person in the world' Jessica Biel a happy 39th birthday

The 40-year-old Grammy winner shared a slideshow of intimate, never-before-seen snaps Read more ...

Dr. Oz talks to GMA about heroic CPR save at Newark Airport: 'I had to roll...

Dr. Oz talks to GMA about heroic CPR save at Newark Airport: 'I had to roll him onto his back'

Dr. Oz opened up to Good Morning America about his heroic save at the Newark Airport on Monday and the help he received, including from Officer Jeffrey Croissant . Read more ...

Young child is feared dead after being run over by car in quiet cul-de-sac

Young child is feared dead after being run over by car in quiet cul-de-sac

Police were called to the scene on Campion Close in Calne shortly after 12pm today. Officers are still at the scene and speaking with people involved in the collision. Read more ...

Liverpool vs Chelsea live stream: how to watch Premier League in 4K

Liverpool vs Chelsea live stream: how to watch Premier League in 4K

How to watch a Liverpool vs Chelsea live stream today wherever you are in the world. Read more ...

Sebastian Vettel 'hungry' for Aston Martin F1 success but honest about 2021...

Sebastian Vettel 'hungry' for Aston Martin F1 success but honest about 2021 title chances

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel says he's 'hungry' for success with Aston Martin, but has to be about his 2021 title chances Read more ...

Inter Milan met by massive €192,000-a-week wage demands from Liverpool star...

Inter Milan met by massive €192,000-a-week wage demands from Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum

According to Italian outlet Calciomercato , with Georginio Wijnaldum rejecting all offers of a renewal at Liverpool to date, the midfielder is demanding wages of €10m-a-year... Read more ...