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Spacecraft built from graphene could run on nothing but sunlight
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
An accidental discovery shows that shining lasers on a form of graphene makes it move forwards, a find that could lead to better solar-powered spacecraft
New Ugandan radio stations run on sun, smartphones and buckets
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
Bare-bones radio stations, which use smartphones as their DJ booths, are setting information free in rural Uganda
Record smashed at LHC as machine limbers up for its second run
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
CERN''s recently restarted Large Hadron Collider has collided two proton beams at a record energy of 13 teraelectronvolts, meaning experiments are about to resume
Win-win deal helps avoid war over Ethiopia''s $5 billion Nile dam
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
Ethiopia''s hydroelectric Blue Nile dam has sparked talk of war from countries downstream who rely on the river''s water - but now a solution may be in sight
Guilty pleasures: How much chocolate can your body handle?
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
If a pang of guilt after demolishing a bar of chocolate is all too familiar, find out the true effect of your sweet fix - and how to make it more virtuous (full text available to subscribers)
Why now is the right time to abolish the UK''s nuclear deterrent
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
Politicians are debating updating the UK''s ageing Trident weapons system, but security and money pressures make renewal wrong, says Philip Webber (full text available to subscribers)
Mars lander gets set for mission to probe planet''s depths
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
NASA''s InSight rover is being put through its paces in preparation for its trip to Mars next year
It''s time we turned social networks into real communities
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
If social networks were countries, they''d be police states. To change that we may have to rebuild from the bottom up
Gene study shows humans took Egyptian path out of Africa
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
Eurasian genomes have more in common with Egyptian than Ethiopian ones, suggesting Eurasians left Africa via a northern route
Lost memories recovered in mice with a flash of light
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, 14 hours ago
Traces of "forgotten" memories lurk in the brain and can be revived with the right tools - raising hopes of new ways to help people with Alzheimer''s or amnesia
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