TTIP: The science of the US-European trade megadeal
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It will be the biggest trade deal the world has ever seen – and that means you''ll see changes in health, the environment and even happiness
Gold origami exerts strange power over light
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Sheets of gold one nanoparticle thick have been folded into tiny origami. Dubbed plasmene, the material has some of the weirdest optical properties around
Supernova shock waves create glowing arcs across sky
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A forest of mysterious radiation arcs seen across our view of the universe might be down to a supernova-powered bubble expanding towards our sun
Heart ops shrink thanks to surgeon in your vein
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 11 hours ago
A tiny tube with a blade at the end can enter your heart via your neck to fix defects without having to cut open your whole chest
Why bird divorces are good news for the females
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When bird pairs break up females often lay more eggs with a new partner, but the split can be disastrous for the male of the species
Reading on screens is different - does it matter?
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We''re beginning to understand how digital devices affect literacy - but don''t assume that paper is always better than screens
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All the latest on newscientist.com: screen vs paper, TTIP, brain decoder, computers that see like we do, supernova shock waves and more
Spoiler-free guide to the science of Interstellar
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With physics grand-master Kip Thorne doing the science, Interstellar promises to be the most fact-packed blockbuster of the year. Time to brush up
Earth''s blue beauty glimpsed from far side of the moon
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China''s Chang''e 5-T1 spacecraft captures a stunning image of our planet hanging in space next to the looming moon as it heads back home
Left or right-wing? Brain''s disgust response tells all
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People sensitive to disgust are more likely to be conservative – so much so that their brain''s response to a disgusting image can predict political leaning
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