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2019-03-02 10:12:01

UN abandons legal ban on human cloning

ByCelesteBieverTheUnitedNationshasgivenupitsattempttointroduceaworldwidelegalbanonsomeoralltypesofhumancloning.OnTuesdayitsdeeplydividedgeneralassemblyvotedtoadoptawatered-down“declaration”thatcondemn

2019-03-02 10:06:03

World's oldest biped skeleton unearthed

ByKatharineDavisThefossilisedskeletonofafourmillion-year-oldhumanancestorabletowalkontwolegscouldprovidecluesastohowhumans’uprightwalkevolved.Theremains

2019-03-02 10:06:03

'Sperm clock' could pinpoint time of a rape

ByAnnaGoslineThepredictabledeathofspermincondomslacedwithspermicidecouldhelppolicepinpointthetimeofarape

2019-03-02 10:02:03

Young star kicks out X-rays like a grown-up

ByMaggieMcKeeAnembryonicstarhasbeendiscoveredgrowingatsuchafuriouspacethatitisemittingX-rayswellbeforeitstime–makingittheyoungestcelestialobjecteverseentodothis.Magneticfieldsmayberesponsibleforthepre

2019-03-02 09:13:04

Charge a battery in just six minutes

ByDuncanGraham-RoweArechargeablebatterythatcanbefullychargedinjust6minutes

2019-03-02 09:07:01

Camera phones recognise their owner

ByWillKnightSoftwarethatletsacameraphonerecogniseitsowner’sfacecouldprovideahandynewsecuritymeasure

2019-03-02 08:18:05

'Safer' stem cells bring therapies closer

ByAndyCoghlanCompletelyfreshsuppliesofhumanembryonicstemcellshavebeencreatedforthefirsttimewithouthavingtogrowthemonpotentiallycontaminatingmouse“feeder”cells.Nordotheyneedtobenourishedwithserumderive

2019-03-02 07:18:02

Twin Mars rovers in instrument mix-up

ByJennyHoganNASA’sMarsroversOpportunityandSpiritareidenticaltwins–soalikethattheyevenfooledNASA.ResearchershavediscoveredthattheysenttherobotstoMarswithaninstrumentmeantforOpportunityinsideSpiritandvi

2019-03-02 07:14:02

New York air to have its genes sequenced

ByCelesteBieverThescientistwhoracedagainstthepubliclyfundedprojecttodecodethehumangenomewillsoonbesequencingthegenomesofallthemicrobesfloatinginNewYorkCityair.The“airgenomeproject”wasannouncedbyCraigV

2019-03-02 06:20:01

Jupiter mirrors flares on far side of Sun

ByKellyYoungIfscientistswanttoseewhatishappeningonthefarsideoftheSun

2019-03-02 06:19:01

Global Flyer presses on despite fuel fears

ByKellyYoungDespiteafuelshortage

2019-03-02 06:12:01

永利网网站:Monkeys see competitors' point of view

ByKatharineDavisMonkeysaremorelikelytostealfoodfroma“competitor”thatisturnedawayfromthem

2019-03-02 06:08:01

Zapped neutrinos zip through the Earth

ByKellyYoungScientistsaretozapneutrinosthroughtheEarthtobetterunderstandthemysteriousparticles’shiftingnaturewithanewexperimentattheFermiNationalAcceleratorLaboratoryinIllinois

2019-03-02 06:04:02

Arm wrestling robots beaten by a teenaged girl

ByDuncanGraham-Rowe(Image:JohnMacCormick

2019-03-02 05:17:05

Mass stranding leaves dolphins dying in Florida

ByWillKnightDozensofdolphinsbeachedoffthecoastofFloridaarebeingtreatedfordehydrationandstress

2019-03-02 05:07:01

Phone viruses: how bad is it?

ByCelesteBiever

2019-03-02 04:18:03

Laughing helps arteries and boosts blood flow

ByAndyCoghlanLaughingappearstobealmostasbeneficialasaworkoutinboostingthehealthofbloodvessels

2019-03-02 04:15:03

Launch site secured for space tourists

ByKellyYoungTheracetolaunchthefirstcommercialpassengerspacecraftisgainingpaceasoneoftheAnsariXPrizecompetitors

2019-03-02 04:14:02

Planet search reveals smallest star ever

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:EuropeanSouthernObservatory)Thesmalleststareverdetectedhasturnedupinasearchforextrasolarplanets

2019-03-02 04:11:04

New cellphone virus rifles through phonebook

ByCelesteBieverThefirstmobilephoneviruscapableofriflingthroughaphonebookandautomaticallysendingacopyofitselftouninfectedphoneswasdiscoveredbyanti-virusresearchersonMonday.Commwarriorhasnomaliciouspayl

2019-03-02 03:02:05

Push to save three million babies every year

ByKatharineDavisThreequartersofthefourmillionnewbornbabiesthatdieeveryyearcouldbesavedwithlow-cost

2019-03-02 02:05:04

Japan rejects Europe's nuclear fusion deadline

ByMaggieMcKeeTheEuropeanUnionandJapanarestilldeadlockedoverwheretobuildtheworld’slargestnuclearfusionfacility

2019-03-02 01:16:04

Brain reconstruction hints at 'hobbit' intelligence

ByWillKnight(Image:MallinckrodtInstituteofRadiology

2019-03-02 01:11:03

永利网网站:Global Flyer successfully circles the globe

ByKellyYoungMillionaireadventurerSteveFossettbecamethefirstpersontocompleteanaround-the-worldsolotripwithoutrefuellingaftera67-hourflightinanexperimentalaircraftonThursday.“Wow

2019-03-02 01:05:05

Distant galaxy's subtle sidling measured

ByMaggieMcKee(Image:Brunthaler/T.A.Rector/M.Hanna/D.Thilker/R.Brown/JIVE/NRAO/NOAO)Thenearlyimperceptible“sideways”motionofagalaxyhasbeendirectlymeasuredforthefirsttimebeyondtheMilkyWayanditsimmediat

2019-03-01 10:12:01

2006: The year in videos

ByWillKnightThisyearNewScientistprovidedreaders

2019-03-01 10:05:02

Cellphone tells the world what mode you're in

BySneakingoffworkearlyforFridayafternoondrinkswillsoonbemadeeasierbyamobilephonesystemthatwilltellyourbossyou’restillatworkwhilelettingyourfriendsknowyou’reonyourway.TheSwarmsystem

2019-03-01 09:17:03

Scanning on thin polar ice

ByThespeedatwhichpolaricesheetsaremeltingisoneofthehottesttopicsaround

2019-03-01 09:11:01

Web 2.0 is all about the feel-good factor

ByCelesteBieverUserparticipationiscrucialtothesurvivalofpopularwebsiteslikeYouTubeandFlickr.Buthowdothesesitesensurethatnewvideos

2019-03-01 09:11:01

2006: The year in tech

ByTomSimoniteSomeofthisyear’sdiscoverieswouldbeontheChristmaslistofanycapedcrusader.Aworkinginvisibilitycloak–evenifonlyformicrowaves–couldcomeinhandy

2019-03-01 09:11:01

NASA gears up to land shuttle Discovery

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA)WeatherforecastscontinuetoindicatethatthespaceshuttleDiscoverymayhavetomakeitssecond-everlandingatNorthrupStripinWhiteSands

2019-03-01 09:08:02

2006: The year in human spaceflight

ByKellyYoung(Image:NASA)In2006

2019-03-01 09:07:01

Practice may not make perfect after all

ByNewScientiststaffandAFPEndlesshoursspentperfectingyourgolfswingorbasketballshotcouldbeawasteoftime

2019-03-01 09:02:04

White dwarf shreds and vaporises asteroid

ByDavidShigaAnasteroidhasbeenrippedtoshredsandvaporisedafterstrayingtooclosetoahotwhitedwarfstar

2019-03-01 08:15:02

Squirrels accurately predict bumper harvests

ByRoxanneKhamsi(Image:BarbThomas)Squirrelscansomehowpredictwhichyearstreeswillproducemassiveamountsofseed

2019-03-01 08:15:01

Review 2006: Battleground Gallactica

ByStuartClarkShotswerefiredthisyearovertherightfulownershipoffindingsclaimedbytwowarringtribesofastrophysicists.DougClowe

2019-03-01 07:14:03

COROT to scout for rocky planets around other stars

ByDavidShigaRockyplanetsnotmuchbiggerthanEarthcouldbedetectedbyaspacetelescopecalledCOROTsettolaunchon27December.ThemissionisexpectedtoprovideabetterunderstandingofplanetssmallerthanSaturn

2019-03-01 06:19:04

Planet-finding telescope blasts off

ByNewScientistSpaceTheCOROTspacetelescope

2019-03-01 06:15:01

Nanotube coating promises ice-free windscreens

ByTomSimonite(Image:DomenikNemec)(Image:DomenikNemec)Atransparentlacquercontainingcarbonnanotubescouldclearcarwindscreensormirrorsbyactingasaheater.Thicker

2019-03-01 06:05:02

Readers' Q & A with David Deutsch

ByThankyouforsendingsomanyexcellentquestionsforDavidDeutsch.Hisanswerstothebestquestionsarebelow.Seetheoriginalinterview

2019-03-01 06:01:02

2006: The year in biology and medicine

ByRoxanneKhamsiOneoftheyear’smostdramaticstoriesoccurredinMarch

2019-03-01 05:19:02

High flyer listens for neutrinos' pings

ByZeeyaMeraliAt13.40on15December

2019-03-01 05:05:04

Filter removes mad cow proteins from blood

ByRoxanneKhamsi(Image:MacoPharma)Anewfilteringdevicecanremovedangerous“madcowdisease”proteinsfromblood.Scientistssaythedevicecouldpreventthespreadofdeadlypriondiseasesviabloodtransfusions.Atleastt

2019-03-01 05:04:02

2006: The year in environment

ByJohnPickrellDespiteagrowingglobalawarenessofthethreatwefacefromclimatechange

2019-03-01 04:20:03

永利网网站:Europe's largest dinosaur unearthed in Spain

ByJeffHechtThebiggestEuropeandinosauronrecorddiednearRiodevainSpainabout150millionyearsago

2019-03-01 03:18:03

Photons trapped by trick of the light

ByJeffHechtOpticalmicrochipsthatcanstorelightforshortperiodsoftimebeforesendingitonitswayhavebeenconstructedforthefirsttimebyresearchersatIBMintheUS.Theworkisanimportantbreakthroughforchipdesignerswho

2019-03-01 03:14:04

永利网网站:Environmental smoke and mirrors

ByGeorgeMonbiotIfyouwerethechiefexecutiveofanoilcompanyhopingtodefendyourbusinessagainstenvironmentalcampaigners

2019-03-01 03:06:02

EU fish-quota fight finds unhappy compromise

ByDamianCarringtonIthasbecomeaneventalmostastraditionalasChristmasitself.Eachyear

2019-03-01 02:08:02

Vibrations could reveal landmine locations

ByPhilMckennaZappingburiedlandmineswithpowerfulsoundwavesandlisteningtothemvibratecouldrevealtheirlocation

2019-03-01 02:05:02

Shuttle Discovery touches down safely

ByNewScientistSpaceandAFP(Image:NASATV)SpaceshuttleDiscoveryanditsseven-membercrewlandedsafelyonFridayatFlorida’sKennedySpaceCenterafterworriesaboutweatherhadscotchedanearlierlandingtime.Thelandingc

2019-02-28 10:10:02

Many planets may boast three rising suns

ByHazelMuirMOREthanathousandplanetsreminiscentofTatooine–LukeSkywalker’shypnoticworldwithmultiplesunsinStarWars–couldbelurkinginourgalacticneighbourhood.Thatistheconclusionofastronomerswhohavecomeupwi