THERE IS SO MUCH WE DON'T YET KNOW ABOUT FUNGI

Fungi are perhaps the most enigmatic organisms on the planet. Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake says we are only just beginning to...

THERE MIGHT NOT BE AS MANY MICROPLASTIC FIBRES IN OCEANS AS WE FEARED

Most of the microfibres polluting oceans aren't plastic but cotton and wool, a study suggests, but these natural fibres could still...

 
 
 

COVID-19 NEWS: ESTIMATED CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS HAVE FALLEN IN ENGLAND

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

HUMAN-LIKE EARS 3D PRINTED INSIDE MICE AS SURGERY-FREE SPARE PARTS

Human-like ears grown on the backs of mice by 3D printing under their skin show that it might one day be possible to replace body parts...

 
 
 

EVEN NATURE HAS A PRICE TAG - AND IT'S KEY TO A MORE SUSTAINABLE WORLD

Ideas about natural capital and ecosystems services have altered how some governments value biodiversity - they could also help us...

LONGEST KNOWN COMET TAIL STRETCHED FOR OVER A BILLION KILOMETRES

NASA's Cassini spacecraft crossed paths with the elongated tail of a comet in 2002, picking up hydrogen ions from over a billion kilometres...

 
 
 

ONLY A FIFTH OF ICE-FREE LAND ON EARTH HAS VERY LITTLE HUMAN INFLUENCE

Only 21 per cent of Earth's ice-free land has very little human influence, a new map of the planet's unoccupied or sparsely populated...

CROPS SPRAYED WITH 'BARCODED' SPORES COULD HELP TRACE FOOD POISONING

Food poisoning outbreaks could be traced by spraying crops with microbial spores that have DNA 'barcodes', which have been shown to...

 
 
 

COVID-19 NEWS: PEOPLE IN THE UK ARE SLEEPING LESS WELL UNDER LOCKDOWN

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

ELECTRIC CURRENT HELPS DAMPEN TICS IN PEOPLE WITH TOURETTE'S SYNDROME

Applying an electric current to the wrist can lessen the frequency of tics associated with Tourette's syndrome, because it stimulates...

 
 
 

CO2 LEVELS HIT RECORD HIGH DESPITE EMISSIONS DIP FROM CORONAVIRUS

Global lockdown has done little to slow the rise in atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide, meaning that the coronavirus pandemic...

WHY ODDLYSATISFYING VIDEOS ARE SO ODDLY SATISFYING

Watching videos of different tasks being completed is oddly satisfying and reminds us of pre-lockdown life, says Annalee Newitz

 
 
 

GPS MYSTERY IS MAKING SHIPS APPEAR TO TELEPORT AND MOVE IN CIRCLES

Ships from around the world are mysteriously sending false reports of their locations. It could be due to a new kind of GPS spoofing...

CHRONIC LYME DISEASE: HOW ONE TICK BITE CAN RUIN YOUR HEALTH FOR EVER

For some people, the symptoms of Lyme disease never go away after treatment. Now we have clues about why this happens, supporting the...

 
 
 

THIS ROBOT CAN TELL WHEN SEWERS NEED REPAIRING BY SCRATCHING THE WALLS

A four-legged robot that wades through water and climbs over obstacles can detect when the concrete in underground sewerage tunnels...

COVID-19 NEWS: NHS TEST AND TRACE NOT TRACING ENOUGH TO BE EFFECTIVE

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

 
 
 

WE'VE JUST FOUND THE LARGEST AND OLDEST MAYAN MONUMENT YET

The 3000-year-old site of Aguada Fénix is the oldest and largest Mayan monument to be discovered and dates from a time before the society...

FIRST LIFE ON EARTH MAY ACTUALLY HAVE BEEN BUILT FROM BOTH RNA AND DNA

Many biologists suspect the first life on Earth was based on RNA, but a new study suggests DNA could have been in the mix right from...

 
 
 

124 CORONAVIRUS VACCINES ARE IN DEVELOPMENT - BUT WILL ANY WORK?

Ten experimental vaccines for covid-19 are already being trialled in people but we don't know yet if it's possible to induce long-lasting...

HUGE AMOUNTS OF CARBON FROM FOREST FIRES ENDS UP IN THE OCEAN

About a third of the black carbon created when plants are partially burnt ends up in oceans via rivers, a finding that helps us model...

 
 
 



UFC 250 free live stream of Amanda Nunes vs Felicia Spencer

UFC 250 free live stream of Amanda Nunes vs Felicia Spencer

Nunes defends her featherweight title for the first time since she won it with a stunning victory over Cris Cyborg 18 months ago Read more ...

UFC 250 live stream FREE: How to watch Nunes vs Spencer plus main card...

UFC 250 live stream FREE: How to watch Nunes vs Spencer plus main card TONIGHT without paying

AMANDA NUNES returns to the Octagon this weekend to defender her UFC Women's Featherweight title against Felicia Spencer at UFC 250. The event will be taking place at UFC's... Read more ...

Madeleine McCann: British police receive nearly 400 tip-offs after new...

Madeleine McCann: British police receive nearly 400 tip-offs after new suspect revealed

Almost 400 tip-offs about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have been handed to British police since a new suspect was identified on Wednesday. Read more ...

RB Leipzig: 'No Werner deal yet'

RB Leipzig: 'No Werner deal yet'

Inter and Juventus transfer target Timo Werner is not yet a Chelsea player, assures RB Leipzig director Oliver Mintzlaff. ‘He has not activated the clause and we haven't had... Read more ...

Fern Britton reveals she misses ex Phil Vickery as she breaks silence on split

Fern Britton reveals she misses ex Phil Vickery as she breaks silence on split

The former This Morning presenter, 62, has revealed she does miss her estranged husband Phil Vickery, six months after announcing they were filing for divorce. Read more ...

These Arsenal fans demand ‘highlights' after 6-0 friendly win in which...

These Arsenal fans demand ‘highlights' after 6-0 friendly win in which Nketiah bagged hat-trick

According to Arsenal's official website , the Gunners beat Championship side Charlton Athletic 6-0 in a friendly encounter. With Arsenal scheduled to return to competitive... Read more ...

Targets of Salisbury Novichok poisoning 'flee to start new life overseas...

Targets of Salisbury Novichok poisoning 'flee to start new life overseas 'after two years in hiding

Former Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia have fled from Britain after two years living in an MI5 safe house. They were targets of a chemical poisoning... Read more ...

Kate Garraway reveals her son, 10, sleeps in a fort beside dad Derek...

Kate Garraway reveals her son, 10, sleeps in a fort beside dad Derek Draper's empty bed

The GMB presenter, 53, has opened up about how her children are struggling while missing their father, Derek Draper, 52. Read more ...

Timo Werner transfer deal 'almost ready' as Chelsea close in RB Leipzig star

Timo Werner transfer deal 'almost ready' as Chelsea close in RB Leipzig star

Premier League side have 'verbal agreement' with Werner and are expected to confirm signing next week despite Bundesliga club's chief executive saying no deal had been done Read more ...

10 police officers injured during clashes at Black Lives Matter protest

10 police officers injured during clashes at Black Lives Matter protest

Protests remained peaceful in the day, before tensions escalated between police and a small number of activists in the evening Ten officers were left injured after police... Read more ...