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Molecules that see the light embark on an epic trip

Nature - Gio, 14/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 14 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02800-3

Illumination releases microscopic crawlers to follow a long, fibrous path.

COVID super-immunity: one of the pandemic’s great puzzles

Nature - Gio, 14/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 14 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02795-x

People who have previously recovered from COVID-19 have a stronger immune response after being vaccinated than those who have never been infected. Scientists are trying to find out why.

How to keep the scientific-mentoring magic alive

Nature - Gio, 14/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 14 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02798-8

Some relationships last decades. How can they withstand the combined tests of time, geography and career stage?

China’s COVID vaccines have been crucial — now immunity is waning

Nature - Gio, 14/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 14 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02796-w

Billions of shots of China’s CoronaVac and Sinopharm vaccines have been given globally, but studies have questioned the length of protection they offer.

Women have been under-represented in stroke therapy trials for decades

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 23:00
For decades, clinical trials to test stroke treatments haven't included enough women – a disparity that could be hampering efforts to develop better care

Australia's unusual western swamp turtle is an oddity under threat

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 21:00
The first analysis of species that have evolved in isolation for millions of years has found that many – including Australia’s western swamp turtle – are under threat

Bubbles in blood open the brain for world-first cancer treatment

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 21:00
The blood-brain barrier prevents drugs from entering the brain, but now doctors have bypassed it to treat four women with cancer for the first time

The mRNA technology behind covid-19 vaccines can transform medicine

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
The success of coronavirus vaccines has been a rare bright spot in the devastation of the pandemic, and the mRNA technology behind some of them offers a way to revolutionise how we treat many illnesses

Look at fossils on your phone to help researchers uncover Earth’s past

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
Fossilised plants tell stories of Earth’s capricious past. By participating in the Fossil Atmospheres project, you can help researchers uncover them, find Layal Liverpool

Ada Twist, Scientist review: Brilliant children's TV for the curious

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
Netflix's adaptation of the bestselling picture book series Ada Twist, Scientist will be loved by children and provoke a smile from even the most jaded parents

T. rex with feathers: China’s fossils are rewriting the dinosaur story

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
Twenty-five years ago, Chinese scientists revealed the first feathered dinosaur. Since then, they have unearthed a treasure trove of exquisitely preserved specimens that put dinosaurs in a whole new light

Don't Miss: Sonic Ray lights up London’s only lighthouse

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
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Cloud of eggs and sperm image wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
Laurent Ballesta has won Wildlife Photographer of the Year for an image that captures groupers during their annual reproductive season

Escape from Extinction review: How crucial are zoos for conservation?

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
A one-sided documentary claims that zoos are essential to reversing the sixth mass extinction, skipping over many of the nuances of captive breeding

How the Hubble Telescope opened a new window on the cosmos

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
The Hubble Space Telescope's journey to the sky was a bumpy one, but it was well worth the effort, writes Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Can Einstein’s forgotten theory of space solve the cosmology crisis?

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
Decades ago, Einstein concocted a theory in which space doesn't just curve, but swirls like a cyclone. Now it is making a comeback because it could fix several of the biggest problems in cosmology

The race to make the first feature film in space is heating up

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
A new space race, plus Facebook feels a distubance in the Force and the reason why hippos make such great units, in Feedback’s weird weekly round-up

Why psychologists can't decide if moral disgust is even a thing

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
Psychology is split on what exactly disgust is, but the evidence is starting to come in, says Ana Aznar

Why the ancestors of dogs were our colleagues not friends

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 20:00
Pat Shipman’s book, Our Oldest Companions: the story of the first dogs, explores the surprising story of how humans and dogs came to join forces

Artificial insect-inspired ‘brain’ can guide robotic dog through maze

New Scientist - Mer, 13/10/2021 - 18:26
UK start-up Opteran Technologies has demonstrated a system that can guide a robot through a maze using far less energy and weight than conventional approaches