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UK's slow response to covid-19 was a 'serious' error, say MPs

New Scientist - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 02:01
A report by the UK's Health and Social Care Committee and Science and Technology Committee says the government made a "serious" error in not responding faster to the coronavirus pandemic

Daily briefing: mRNA vaccines take on flu

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02810-1

The race to apply mRNA technology, which has been so successful in COVID-19 jabs, to influenza vaccines. Plus, the economics Nobel prizewinners, and an abandoned oil tanker that threatens millions of lives.

The ticking time bomb anchored off war-torn Yemen

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02784-0

A derelict oil tanker in the waters of the Middle Eastern nation is at high risk of rupturing, which would imperil millions of people already in crisis.

Daily briefing: Electric vehicles must get lighter

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02803-0

Tax heavy cars and shrink batteries to make electric vehicles cleaner and safer, say three energy-policy researchers. Plus, nanotechnology antiviral drugs that target SARS-CoV-2, and career tips from Nobel laureates.

From the archive

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02722-0

Nature’s pages feature a look at British wild flowers, and examine the construction of an aquarium at Crystal Palace.

Recognize 727 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves for biodiversity COP15

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02750-w

Recognize 727 UNESCO Biosphere Reserves for biodiversity COP15

Anthropocene event idea is empowering

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02753-7

Anthropocene event idea is empowering

Why no mention of overpopulation in talk of food systems?

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02751-9

Why no mention of overpopulation in talk of food systems?

Keep online option at conferences — it makes them more inclusive

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02752-8

Keep online option at conferences — it makes them more inclusive

Publisher Correction: Demonstration of reduced neoclassical energy transport in Wendelstein 7-X

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-04023-y

Publisher Correction: Demonstration of reduced neoclassical energy transport in Wendelstein 7-X

COVID lesson: trust the public with hard truths

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02758-2

When governments assume that people will panic, that exacerbates the pandemic.

Make electric vehicles lighter to maximize climate and safety benefits

Nature - Mar, 12/10/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 12 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02760-8

Tax heavy cars and shrink batteries to consolidate the gains from electrifying transport.

Sea cucumber has modified genes to help it live on hydrothermal vents

New Scientist - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 19:30
A sea cucumber called Chiridota heheva lives on deep-sea vents and cold seeps where there is little oxygen, and has evolved to survive in these toxic environments

Women are less likely to get pregnant for two years after a concussion

New Scientist - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 18:09
Women with concussion are less likely to conceive in the two years after their head injury than women who injured another part of their body

Decaying oil tanker near Yemen could trigger humanitarian disaster

New Scientist - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 18:00
Safer, an oil tanker in the Red Sea, has been abandoned and could unleash a catastrophic oil spill that would leave millions of people without food or clean water

Ancient seeds reveal we began using tobacco at least 12,300 years ago

New Scientist - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 18:00
Tobacco seeds discovered in the remains of an ancient fire suggest people have been using the plant for much longer than we thought

Football teams lost home advantage in lockdowns but it is coming back

New Scientist - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 15:04
Football fans cheering on their team can influence match results, as a lack of spectators during lockdowns saw a dip in home advantage

Covid-19 news: Concern over critically ill unvaccinated pregnant women

New Scientist - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 14:41
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic

Lava-munching microbes were the earliest life on land

New Scientist - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 14:00
About 3.2 billion years ago, microbes began to colonise land for the first time, and geological evidence suggests they fed on energy-rich chemicals in volcanic lava

A lack of fish faeces is changing the flow of carbon in the ocean

New Scientist - Lun, 11/10/2021 - 13:45
Fish faeces plays an important role in the carbon cycle of the ocean, but industrial fishing has lead to a lack of defecation