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Hope or despair? The highs and lows of saving seabirds
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 19 hours ago
From saving the migratory paths of endangered knots to establishing new colonies of puffins, two new books show the tough challenges bird conservationists face
SpaceX rocket explosion is setback for US crewed space missions
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 19 hours ago
Hopes that privately built rockets can restart crewed space flight from US soil have taken a blow with a Falcon 9 failure within minutes of launch
Zoologger: The vertebrate that digs the deepest nest
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 19 hours ago
An Australian monitor lizard digs a looping tunnel 3-metres deep to provide its eggs with the most stable environment seen among reptiles
A spoonful of sugar helps the environmental message go down
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 19 hours ago
Gastronomic artists at New York''s IDEAS CITY festival have been whipping up interest in the air we breathe
Computer comedian suggests pics to make your online chat funnier
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 19 hours ago
Software that makes you seem funnier by suggesting amusing images to use during online chat could pave the way to more human-like AI
Misbehaving pulsar''s sudden slow-down may teach us how they tick
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 19 hours ago
A bright young pulsar that seemed to be stable has slammed on its brakes. Understanding this shift in behaviour could help astronomers calibrate cosmic clocks
Slo-mo reveals how enigmatic sprites explode in the atmosphere
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 19 hours ago
What causes mysterious "fireworks" in the sky spotted from planes? Video and computer modelling are yielding insights
Could an inflamed brain be a hidden cause of depression?
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 19 hours ago
The body''s immune system is designed to make us hide away when we get sick. But modern life could be sending this recovery response off track (full text available to subscribers)
Single cells made to levitate, just like frogs and mice
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 19 hours ago
A technique previously used to levitate animals and fruit has been scaled down to work on cells, and could help diagnose cancer or test new drugs
Country air could be good for us because it''s slightly poisonous
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, June 28, 2015
Forest and seaside walks may benefit us by exposing us to low doses of natural toxins that our ancient ancestors once breathed in, says toxicologist Mike Moore (full text available to subscribers)
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