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Feedback: Striving to name polyfailure
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
Portmanteau names proliferate, Pratchett''s postulate perhaps, swiss-cheesology and more (full text available to subscribers)
North pole of spinning dwarf planet Ceres glows in the sunlight
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
The first high-resolution images of a dwarf planet have captured the sun-lit north pole of Ceres
Climate change may be triggering rain of rocks in French Alps
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
Rockfalls in France''s "corridor of death" seem to follow warmer weather - and may become much more frequent as the climate warms
Claiming sexism in science is over is just wishful thinking
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
Discrimination against women in the race for key science jobs has vanished, says the latest research. New Scientist''s Lisa Grossman begs to differ
Biocode mixes art and academia to explore pigeonholing
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
A conference on the fallibility of humans'' propensity to categorise proves to be a pleasurable romp through unmapped territories
Wild chimps look both ways before crossing roads
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
A busy highway in Uganda is a potential death trap, but chimps have learned to look before running across, and they even wait for those less able to cross
After the spill: Mystery of the vanishing Gulf of Mexico turtles
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
Five years on from the worst oil spill in US history, turtle populations are struggling, dolphins are in ill health and whales have lost habitat
Is super-diverse Amazon microbiome something to strive for?
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
The Yanomami people in the Venezuelan rainforest have the most diverse population of gut microbes ever seen, far more varied than Western guts. Does it matter?
Proto quantum computer inspired by Victorians gets a speed boost
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
A new approach has sped up a quantum device that exploits collisions between particles, signalling that the method may have yet more mileage in it
Culture clash: When scientists must tread with care
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 20 hours ago
Science loses when traditional beliefs obstruct its way - but might lose more if it steamrollers over believers'' objections, too
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