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The research potential of a proposed massive particle smasher that would dwarf the Large Hadron Collider doesn't justify its huge price tag, says Sabine Hossenfelder... [Read More]
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The top five global threats are all now either environmental or technological, according to a World Economic Forum survey of business and political leaders... [Read More]
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Images from the Cassini spacecraft have revealed the rainy season near the north pole of Saturn's moon Titan - and it's pretty weird... [Read More]
Tags: Titan - We've - Images
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Forget the idea that to lose weight you just need to work off more calories than you consume. The truth is far weirder... [Read More]
Tags: Forget - calories - Why
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The turning of the tide in the fight against bacterial resistance to antibiotics shows the benefits of clear thinking and leadership, and it could work... [Read More]
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Many songwriters have honed their skills listening to the Beatles. Now AI has done the same by learning to write pop songs that mimic their... [Read More]
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Figuring out the pattern of the primes is one of the long-standing mysteries of maths, and now there is a way to spit some out... [Read More]
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Toxic ammonia can build up in the guts of people with certain disorders – probiotics containing bacteria engineered to break down the toxin could help... [Read More]
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The ANYmal robot is about the size of a large dog. AI has taught it to stand up after being pushed over by researchers... [Read More]
Tags: Robot - ANYmal - dog
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The Trump administration has plans to weaken a key environmental law, but it has helped many marine animals avoid extinction... [Read More]
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The super salty waste water dumped into the oceans by the world's 16,000 desalination plants can push marine species beyond what they can tolerate... [Read More]
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New evidence shows that weight loss can push the condition into remission, offering hope for patients, says Elizabeth Robertson... [Read More]
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A robotic version of a four-legged animal that lived 290 million years ago suggests it had an efficient walking style despite spending some of its... [Read More]
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We are finally seeing progress in the battle against antibiotic resistance, but now we must make it profitable to develop new drugs... [Read More]
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Residents of Westbrook in Maine discovered an enormous circle of ice slowly spinning in the Presumpscot river running through their town... [Read More]
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To boost diversity in science journalism, we're launching a training internship for aspiring journalists from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds... [Read More]
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The story of the unsung slave women who helped end an excruciating condition by enduring surgery without anaesthetic makes a play that deserves a wide... [Read More]
Tags: Slave - Sheet - women
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The transparent eggs of pharaoh cuttlefish let them see predators long before they hatch and they can even learn to spot new threats... [Read More]
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What exciting discoveries await the Elite Dangerous mission to the Milky Way's outer edges? It's not run by NASA but the epic sciencey game feels... [Read More]
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Cotton seeds growing on China's Chang'e 4 probe on the far side of the moon have been plunged into darkness, marking the end of the... [Read More]
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