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JWST keeps breaking its own record for the most distant galaxy ever

Jue, 28/07/2022 - 11:05
The James Webb Space Telescope has begun peering into the early universe, spotting more and more of the very first galaxies that formed after the big bang

Disposable paper battery is activated by a drop of tap water

Jue, 28/07/2022 - 11:00
Small and cheap batteries could enable a host of electronic devices such as parcel trackers, environmental monitors and sensors used in healthcare

Stroke drug improves memory and repairs injured brain tissue in mice

Jue, 28/07/2022 - 10:54
Unlike existing treatments that focus on rehabilitation or reducing the risk of an additional stroke, the experimental drug targets the "stickiness" that can prevent injured brain tissue from functioning as it should

Mysterious light may come from the largest molecules found in space

Jue, 28/07/2022 - 07:05
The wavelengths of light emitted by large molecules called fullerene-metal complexes in the lab match up with unexplained infrared signals from space

DeepMind's protein-folding AI cracks biology's biggest problem

Jue, 28/07/2022 - 07:00
Artificial intelligence firm DeepMind has transformed biology by predicting the structure of nearly all proteins known to science in just 18 months, a breakthrough that will speed drug development and revolutionise basic science

Women more likely to have lasting taste issues after covid-19 than men

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 18:30
About 11 to 15 per cent of women seem to have issues with smell and taste at least six months after developing covid-19 if they had initial problems with the senses, but just 1 to 3 per cent of men

Fibre-optic cables could be used to spy on people a kilometre away

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 17:00
A device can eavesdrop on someone talking near a fibre-optic cable, even if there is a large distance between them

Flexible robot hand with precise grip lifts 1000 times its own weight

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 14:00
An 8-gram actuator - a device that converts energy and signals into movement - that operates as artificial muscles lifted 8 kilograms while maintaining human-like hand movements

Physicists calculate highest dives most humans can safely withstand

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 14:00
By using 3D-printed models and dropping them into a tank, researchers have found the maximum heights people can dive from before they will encounter forces that can cause injury

Monkeypox failings show world hasn't learned lessons of the pandemic

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 13:00
That another virus has sparked a global health emergency so soon after covid-19 is an indictment of the Western world's long-running complacency over emerging diseases

Reimagined bicarb volcano could spark your children's love for science

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 13:00
Homemade science "experiments" are full of spectacle, but often miss the joy of true discovery. Alom Shaha offers a simple solution with his twist on the classic bubble volcano

The Moonday Letters review: Genre-busting sci-fi extols hope as a duty

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 13:00
In Emmi Itäranta's The Moonday Letters, humans have adapted to live off-world. But central to this genre-crashing thrill ride is a reminder that hope is essential

Don't Miss: The Sandman, Netflix's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's comics

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 13:00
New Scientist's weekly round-up of the best books, films, TV series, games and more that you shouldn't miss

Life As Told By a Sapiens to a Neanderthal review: Joyful curiosity

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 13:00
This evolution bestseller is full of ironic humour, sharp insights and affectionate acknowledgement of human flaws – and ends up as a celebration of curiosity

My quest for an eco-friendly green lawn

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 13:00
Artificial turf has grown in popularity, but it has major drawbacks, says Beronda L. Montgomery, who is looking for a sustainable alternative

The pornography-detection cap that reads your mind

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 13:00
Feedback raises an eyebrow at the cap which reads brainwaves to help China detect pornography, while also investigating secret cannabis facilities in Australia - and grave-robbing badgers

Two smart books probe multiverses, dark matter – and sexual politics

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 13:00
Is our universe one of a myriad? How hard is it to be a woman in science? Beyond the Big Bang and The Elephant in the Universe explore these questions and more

Evolution of lactose tolerance probably driven by famine and disease

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 12:50
Archaeological and genetic evidence casts doubt on the idea that the ability to digest lactose after infancy evolved gradually

Your essential guide to the many breathtaking wonders of the universe

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 11:00
An abridged inventory of everything there is in the universe – from rogue planets and exomoons to supernovae, supermassive black holes and the cosmic web.

Birds wearing tiny trackers reveal migration routes in amazing detail

Mié, 27/07/2022 - 10:50
At the Rushton Woods Preserve outside of Philadelphia, birds are being outfitted with tiny radio trackers that give us unprecedented insight into their journeys across the globe