HOW TO PERFECTLY PICKLE YOUR CUCUMBERS

Pickling is a delicious way to beat the microbes that would otherwise spoil your food, says Sam Wong

HARD TO BE A GOD: AN 80S CLASSIC SHOWS MODERN SCI-FI HOW IT'S DONE

An upbeat yet moving tale shows how hardship shapes us for the better, and how even utopia has its drawbacks, says Simon Ings

 
 
 

INFRARED GOGGLES AND VIBRATING ARMBAND HELP PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND ‘SEE'

An array of vibrating pads can convey a low-resolution image of a location to help people who are blind navigate

IS IT TIME FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA TO OPEN UP AND LET COVID-19 IN?

Western Australia, which has remained largely covid-free, has cancelled its border reopening due to omicron fears, but there may be...

 
 
 

LEIGH FLETCHER INTERVIEW: WHY WE URGENTLY NEED A MISSION TO NEPTUNE

To understand the secrets of the most common type of planet in our galaxy, we need to explore ice giants Neptune and Uranus. But we...

DON'T MISS: SCI-FI THE ORBITAL CHILDREN ON NETFLIX

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

 
 
 

FASCINATING OBJECTS ILLUMINATE THE EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY'S HISTORY

From synthetic bone to quick-change spacesuits, the diverse fruits of ESA's space exploration make for a fabulous online photographic...

OTHERLANDS REVIEW: A FASCINATING JOURNEY THROUGH EARTH'S HISTORY

In Otherlands, palaeobiologist Thomas Halliday uses a mix of science and imagination to show us the weird and wonderful landscapes...

 
 
 

THE UK STILL WON'T SAY HOW MUCH CO2 ITS NET ZERO STRATEGY WILL SAVE

For the third time, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has refused a request to release key details about...

BABIES CAN TELL WHO'S CLOSELY RELATED FROM WHETHER THEY SHARE SALIVA

Infants and toddlers seem to expect people who exchange saliva, for example by taking bites of the same food, to be close enough to...

 
 
 

COVID-19 BRAIN FOG: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT LINGERING NEUROLOGICAL EFFECTS

Growing evidence suggests neurological symptoms of long covid, such as brain fog, are caused by an immune reaction - and should be...

GENE-EDITED FOOD IS 5 YEARS AWAY IN ENGLAND, SAYS GOVERNMENT SCIENTIST

The UK parliament passed a law to help researchers do trials of gene-edited crops in England, and the chief scientist at the UK's Department...

 
 
 

IT'S OFFICIAL - WE DON'T KNOW HOW FAST THE UNIVERSE IS EXPANDING

The Hubble constant describes how fast the universe is expanding, but our measurements won't line up, which may mean our standard model...

ELEPHANT'S TRUNK MAY BE ONE OF MOST SENSITIVE BODY PARTS OF ANY ANIMAL

The bundle of nerves that controls the elephant's trunk contains 400,000 neurons - a lot more than we expected - suggesting the trunk...

 
 
 

HOW DOES THE SUN SHINE? HERE'S WHY WE ARE STILL A LITTLE IN THE DARK

The basics of how fusion works inside stars like the sun is more complicated than it is sometimes portrayed. We shouldn't be surprised...

FIX THE PLANET NEWSLETTER: THE WEIRD AND WONDERFUL RIVALS TO BATTERIES

As Scotland announces the building of 17 enormous wind farms off its coast, we look at the novel solutions for storing the electricity...

 
 
 

MARIE PAULZE LAVOISIER

French chemist and noblewoman

GENETICALLY MODIFIED PIG KIDNEYS TRANSPLANTED INTO A BRAIN-DEAD PERSON

In an experiment paving the way for clinical trials, two pig kidneys produced urine for 77 hours after transplantation into the body...

 
 
 

WHAT REALLY MAKES PEOPLE HAPPY - AND CAN YOU LEARN TO BE HAPPIER?

Our life satisfaction is shaped by many things including our genes and relative wealth, but there is now good evidence that you can...

IS PLUTO A PLANET? THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT'S TAX PORTAL SAYS IT IS

An online security test stumbles upon a fierce debate, plus loud and inebriated birds, in Feedback's weekly round-up

 
 
 



Spurs midfielder tells friends he wants January Newcastle United move

Spurs midfielder tells friends he wants January Newcastle United move

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Newcastle players jet off to Saudi Arabia for as Amnesty International fears...

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When are you most contagious with Covid?

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John Lewis will pay full sick pay regardless of Covid vaccination status

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