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Japan wants to launch the first ever rover to visit a Martian moon

New Scientist - 8 ore 54 min ago
In 2024, Japan wants to send a rover to one of Mars’s moons, Phobos and Deimos. Samples taken there could help us sort out how they formed and whether they hold ice

Weather forecasts could soon pin extreme events on climate change

New Scientist - 10 ore 51 min ago
Weather forecasts may soon include explanations of how climate change may have impacted extreme weather events

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war

New Scientist - 15 ore 52 min ago
Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacific Islanders

A plant’s sneeze spreads disease

Nature - 21 ore 54 min ago

Nature, Published online: 20 June 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01943-8

Some plants send dewdrops hurtling off their leaves — and pathogens tag along.

Publisher Correction: Dissociable dopamine dynamics for learning and motivation

Nature - 21 ore 54 min ago

Nature, Published online: 20 June 2019; doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1353-6

Publisher Correction: Dissociable dopamine dynamics for learning and motivation

Pressure’s 400-year-old measurement techniques get an upgrade

Nature - 21 ore 54 min ago

Nature, Published online: 20 June 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01950-9

Lasers and quantum calculations help metrologists to update centuries-old mercury methods.

Daily briefing: World population will push 10 billion by 2050

Nature - 21 ore 54 min ago

Nature, Published online: 20 June 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01959-0

India is soon to overtake China as the most populous country, meet a robo-fish powered by battery ‘blood’ and consider what it will take to make gene editing a human embryo acceptable as a clinical tool.

Trump’s plan would make government stupid

Nature - 21 ore 54 min ago

Nature, Published online: 20 June 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-01961-6

Cuts to science advisory panels for federal agencies will haunt the United States long after the current administration finishes, says Gretchen T. Goldman.

Spy satellite images reveal Himalaya glacier ice losses have doubled

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 20:00
The speed at which glaciers in the Himalayas are losing ice has doubled since the turn of the century, an analysis of declassified spy film has revealed

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 20:00
Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines

Robotic fish powered by electronic blood can swim for 36 hours

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 19:00
A robotic fish uses electronic blood to power itself. The design is very energy efficient and the creators say it can swim non-stop for 36 hours

How Mercury and Venus can guide our hunt for alien life on exoplanets

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 19:00
Earth's nearest neighbours have turned into uninhabitable hellholes. Understanding their transformation will teach us which rocky exoplanets might be fit for life

How to use a BBC micro:bit to make a sound-activated mirror ball

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 19:00
A BBC micro:bit program and a sound sensor will get the party started. Here's how to make a disco ball that automatically spins when music plays

Labelling people "anti-vaxxers" ignores real roots of their concerns

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 19:00
There’s no doubt everyone should vaccinate – but to combat “anti-vax” we must understand the legitimate reasons for some communities’ mistrust, says Furaha Asani

Yazılıkaya: A 3000-year-old Hittite mystery may finally be solved

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 19:00
A 3200-year-old sanctuary once described as the Sistine Chapel of Hittite religious art could have acted as a calendar that was centuries ahead of its time

Religion must rise to the challenge of climate change too

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 19:00
With biblical floods and famine on the cards, the fight against global warming needs faiths to get serious about green issues, says Graham Lawton

How Watch Dogs Legion and Cyberpunk 2077 probe our dystopian fears

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 18:59
At last week’s games mecca, E3, titles like Watch Dogs Legion and Cyperpunk 2077 played on our uneasiness about tech, channelling the darkness of Netflix’s Black Mirror

ESA plans triple spacecraft to lurk in wait for a speedy comet

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 18:46
After the success of Rosetta, the European Space Agency plans to launch three spacecraft to wait in space until a speedy comet from the edge of the solar system passes by

Floppy eared bunnies look cute but they suffer more health problems

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 18:45
The breeding of lop-eared rabbits has created animals more prone to ear and dental problems, similar to the way that short-muzzled dogs like pugs suffer

Brain mysteries: A user's guide to the biggest questions of the mind

New Scientist - Mer, 19/06/2019 - 13:00
What happens when we think? How do we explain consciousness? Why are some brains resistant to decline? We answer the biggest questions about your most important organ