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2019-03-06 10:09:01

You're never too old for science

SciencePhDstudentsallseemtobetwenty-somethings.Butthepopulationisageingandthereisincreasingpressureforpeopletoworklaterintheirlives.WillweseemorepeoplestartingasciencePhDlaterinlife?Howwilltheirexpe

2019-03-06 10:01:01

Enlist malaria-resistant mosquitoes to stop its spread

ByDeboraMacKenzieHere’sacunningwaytocreateamosquitopopulationthat’sfreeofthemalariaparasite:geneticallyengineermosquitoesthatkillitoff.MichaelRiehleattheUniversityofArizonaatTucsonandcolleaguesput

2019-03-06 09:20:02

No, the UK didn't vote that animals can't feel pain or emotion

BenjaminRondel/PlaimpictureByMichaelLePage“MPsquietlyvoted‘thatanimalscannotfeelpainoremotions’

2019-03-06 08:10:01

Biggest star ever found may be ticking antimatter bomb

ByRachelCourtland(Image:ESO)Justhowhumungouscanastarbe?Onemoremassivethananyotherweknowhasbeenhasbeenidentifiedinanearbygalaxy.Atmorethan250timesthemassofthesun

2019-03-06 08:03:02

Fascinating frogs hopping to extinction

ByMichaelMarshallThirtyspeciesoffroghavebeenwipedoutfromtheElCopéNationalParkinPanama.Welookatthesomeoftheweirdest.Seemoreinourgallery.

2019-03-06 08:01:04

Zoologger: Secret to long life found… in a baby dragon

ByWendyZukermanSpecies:ProteusanguinusHabitat:CavesinsouthernEurope

2019-03-06 08:01:04

Killer worms and the musical sun: best of web video

ByMacGregorCampbellWhoknowswhythebird’snoseglows?Thermalvideofootageofatoucanshowsthatthatacolourfulbilldoesmorethanjustattractmates.Watch:originalvideoWindmillshavebeenaroundforcenturies

2019-03-06 07:13:04

Male fetuses ignore their stressed-out mothers

ByWendyZukermanMalefetusesignoretheirmothers’responsetostress–unlikefemales

2019-03-06 06:19:04

Why the male infertility crisis could be good news for women

SeanGallup/GettyTHEplotofP.D.James’sdystopiannovelTheChildrenOfMenrevolvesaroundaprovocativethoughtexperiment:whatwouldhappenifhumansstoppedbeingabletoreproduce?Inthestory

2019-03-06 06:13:03

永利网:An Argentinian submarine has vanished - here's how to find it

AP/REX/ShutterstockByChrisBaraniukA massivesearchandrescueoperationisunderwayoffthecoastofArgentina.LastWednesday

2019-03-06 06:09:03

Birds have childhood sweethearts that they stay with as adults

DanitaDelimont/AlamyStockPhotoBySamWongManypairsofbirdparentswerechildhoodsweethearts.Themajorityofwhoopingcranecouplesbeginmakingfriendsatleastayearbeforetheyfirstbreedtogether.Mostbirdsformmonogamou

2019-03-06 06:03:04

Signs of running water on Mars dunes are probably just dry sand

NASA/JPL-Caltech/UniversityofArizonaByMikaMcKinnonMysteriousdarklinesthatappearontheslopesofMartiandunesandcraterseachwarmseasonmaybedrylandslidesinsteadofflowingwateraspreviouslythought.Darkflowsstre

2019-03-06 05:12:03

Light pollution is set to double between now and 2050

ADB/AlamyStockPhotoByAndyCoghlanLightpollutionisgettingexponentiallyworse.TheareaofEarthlitbyartificiallightsgrewby9percentinfouryears.Ifthatcontinues

2019-03-06 05:11:02

Twitter mood maps reveal emotional states of America

ByCelesteBiever(Image:AlanMislove/SuneLehmann/Yong-YeolAhn/Jukka-PekkaOnnela/J.NielsRosenquist

2019-03-06 05:05:03

Skull tells tale of the lost primates of the Caribbean

ByColinBarrasPITYthemammalslivingonlushCaribbeanislands.Overthelast12

2019-03-06 04:11:03

We got a good look at the interstellar asteroid and it’s weird

ESO/M.KornmesserByShannonHallandPressAssociationScientistsnowknowwhat thatinterstellarvisitor—theasteroidthatrecentlyzippedthroughoursolarsystemfromouterspace—mightlooklike.Andit’sanoddity.Immediately

2019-03-06 03:05:02

The UK just missed a big chance to cut harmful diesel pollution

Phanie/AlamyByTimChattertonCriticismoftheUKgovernment’sweakstanceonairqualityhasbeengrowinginrecentyears.Inthefaceofincreasingevidenceabouttheharmdieselenginepollutioncausesinparticular

2019-03-06 02:20:02

App can tell you if a mosquito is about to give you malaria

StephenDalton/NaturePictureLibrary/GettyByNicoleKobieAmosquitobitecaninfectyouwith malaria

2019-03-06 02:20:02

Senate to NASA: Build massive rocket now!

ByDavidShigaHURRYupandgetitbuilt.That’sthemessagetoNASAfromakeygroupofsenators

2019-03-06 02:18:04

Stingy aliens may call us on cheap rates only

ByHazelMuirInaliencivilisations

2019-03-06 02:16:01

永利网:How a changing diet rules a growing baby's guts

ByEwenCallawayAbaby’sfirstpeasarealife-changingevent

2019-03-06 02:14:04

Vaginal gel could slow spread of HIV

ByAndyCoghlanThiscouldbeaturningpointinthebattleagainstHIV

2019-03-06 02:03:01

Watch this soft robot squeeze a damaged heart to keep it pumping

GettyByTimothyRevellIT’Sapumpthatcouldbringyourheartbacktolife.Alackofdonatedheartsoftenmeanspeoplewithheartfailurediewaitingforareplacement.Butnowaroboticdevicehasbeendesignedtohelpoutwithpumpingduti

2019-03-06 01:17:04

Uber had a massive data hack - here's how worried you should be

JaapArriens/SIPAUSA/PAImagesByChrisBaraniukUberrevealedonTuesdaythatithaskeptamassivedatabreachaffecting57millionpeoplequietformorethanayear.Thehackers

2019-03-06 01:09:04

Let's hope chickless penguin colony can come back from the brink

WayneLynch/GettyByOliveHeffernanFortheAdéliepenguinsonPetrelIslandinEastAntarctica

2019-03-05 09:15:04

Droughts in Syria and California linked to climate change

(Image:UnitedNationsReliefandWorksAgencyviaGettyImages)THEconsequencesofleavingonyourlightsmightbeworsethanyouthink.AdroughtexacerbatedbyclimatechangemighthavecontributedtotheoutbreakofcivilwarinSyri

2019-03-05 08:17:01

永利网:Amazon deforestation soars after a decade of stability

(Image:PauloPereira/Greenpeace)TIMBER!DeforestationintheAmazonhasskyrocketedinthepastsixmonths.That’saccordingtoananalysisofsatelliteimagesissuedbyBrazil’snon-profitresearchinstitute

2019-03-05 08:09:04

After handshakes, we sniff people's scent on our hand

ByCatherinedeLange(Image:SaulLoeb/AFP/GettyImages)YOUwon’tbelieveyoudoit

2019-03-05 08:01:03

Confident? Your voice gives you away in milliseconds

ByPennySarchet(Image:Lucasfilm/20thCenturyFox/TheKobalCollection)Watchwhatyousay

2019-03-05 07:12:04

Zoologger: Moustache helps hipster spider catch prey

(Image:Premaphotos/Alamy)BySandhyaSekarBewarethemoustache!Zoologgerisourweeklycolumnhighlightingextraordinaryanimals–andoccasionallyotherorganisms–fromaroundtheworldSpecies:Thebrownhuntsmanspider(H

2019-03-05 06:15:04

60 Seconds

PreventingfarmersfromgrowinggeneticallymodifiedcropsjustgotaloteasierintheEuropeanUnion.Memberstatespreviouslyhadtojustifyproposedbanswithscientificevidenceofpotentialharmtohealthortheenvironment.Butn

2019-03-05 06:12:01

One Per Cent

(Image:RevolutionBioengineering)RevolutionBio

2019-03-05 06:04:01

Post-menopausal orcas' wisdom helps family survive

(Image:DavidEllifrit/CenterforWhaleReasearch)ByAndyCoghlanAt98

2019-03-05 06:02:03

Oldest known member of human family found in Ethiopia

ByJanPiotrowski(Image:KayeReed)It’snotthemostcharismaticfossileverfound

2019-03-05 05:20:03

Memory lapse draws bumblebees to untried flowers

(Image:Baertels/PlainPicture)EVERrememberedsomethingthatturnedouttobefalse?Bumblebeesmaybepronetosimilarlapses.Althoughbeeshavegoodmemories

2019-03-05 05:19:02

MH370 beacon had expired battery, but plane had backup

ByMichaelSlezak(Image:Reuters/OliviaHarris)AnexpiredbatteryinoneoftheunderwaterlocatorbeaconswouldnothavehamperedthesearchforthemissingMalaysiaAirlinesflight370.That’stheimplicitclaiminastatementissu

2019-03-05 05:11:02

Origami doughnut squashes up to protect what's inside

ByJacobAronVideo:Origamidoughnutsquashesuptoprotectwhat’sinsideAsuitofarmourmadefrompapersoundsaboutasusefulasachocolateteapot

2019-03-05 05:08:03

Weather forecast for early Earth involved iron rain

ByAvivaRutkinEARLYweatherreportsonEarthcouldhaveforecastironrain.Ourplanetmayhaveexperiencedsuchshowersinitsyouth

2019-03-05 05:06:01

HIV's hiding places at last revealed by simple scan

ByClareWilson(Image:medicalrf.com/Getty)It’slikeusingheatcamerastocatchcriminalsontherun

2019-03-05 04:18:01

NASA's Dawn becomes first probe to orbit dwarf planet

ByLisaGrossmanDwarfplanet

2019-03-05 04:03:03

Key to quantum gravity may lurk in cosmic haze

ByJoshuaSokolSPACE-TIME’Sfrothynaturecouldbeblurringthecosmos.Ifourviewsofgamma-rayburstshalfwayacrosstheuniverseareintrinsicallyfuzzy

2019-03-05 03:18:03

Watch a praying mantis perform acrobatic jumps

ByAndyCoghlanVideo:Howprayingmantisesleapaccurately(Image:MalcolmBurrows)IftherewaseverananimalversionoftheOlympics

2019-03-05 03:18:03

Virtual reality film revolution puts you in the scene

ByJacobAron(Image:HollyAndres)I’MSATinadeckchairrelaxingonthebeach

2019-03-05 03:14:03

Britons may have imported wheat long before farming it

PREHISTORICpeoplelivingontheBritishIslesweremorethanhunter-gatherers:theywerebakers

2019-03-05 02:16:02

Drill into Mars for clues to Earth's climate

(Image:NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)DIGGINGaholeonanotherworldmaysettleanaggingquestionaboutEarth’sclimate.Fromabout1300to1870

2019-03-05 02:03:01

Facebook invents an intelligence test for machines

ByJacobAron(Image:Q16/Alamy)JOHNisintheplayground.Bobisintheoffice.WhereisJohn?Ifyouknowtheanswer

2019-03-05 01:20:03

Future-predicting neurons discovered in the brain

LEANinforakiss.AmIintoitorwillyougetaslap?Interractingsociallyrequiresustopredictothers’intentions.Nowweknowwhichbraincellsallowmonkeys–andpossiblyhumans–todothis.KerenHaroushandZivWilliamsatHarvar

2019-03-05 01:08:03

Would you wear yeast perfume? Microbes used to brew scent

ByAvivaRutkin(Image:FuhitoKanayama/Getty)SITTINGbeforemeisavialofcloudywhitebroth.BiologistPatrickBoyleinvitesmetotakeasniff.Tomyamateurnose

2019-03-05 01:03:02

永利网:Why US law on guns and mental health needs to change

ByJessicaHamzelou(Image:SteveRuark/Redux/Eyevine)LASTweek

2019-03-05 01:02:02

New memories implanted in mice while they sleep

ByJessicaHamzelou(Image:FlorianLöbermann/Westend61/Corbis)SLEEPINGminds:preparetobehacked.Forthefirsttime

2019-03-04 10:19:03

永利网:Jobs in jeopardy as nuclear industry regroups

HUNDREDSofengineersandscientistswhoareemployedonBritain’sbeleagueredprogrammeforbuildingpressurised-waterreactors(PWRs)arewaitinganxiouslythisweektoseewhetheranyjobswilldisappearasanewstate-ownedcompa