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The epic journeys of green sea turtles revealed by 50 years of data

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 20:00
Using more than 50 years of satellite tracking data, a team found that green sea turtles will skip areas they don't know when looking for a foraging site even if they are suitable

Our five appetites mean our hunger is far more complex than we thought

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 20:00
It is crucial to understand your five-appetite system and how ultraprocessed foods have crashed this set-up – especially as they are so popular in lockdown

Why do scientists give some species such unusual names?

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 20:00
The strange ways we name new species and the politics involved is explained in Stephen Heard's book Charles Darwin's Barnacle and David Bowie's Spider

The Vast of Night review: A sort of slow-burn 1950s Stranger Things

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 20:00
Starring youngsters who investigate a mysterious signal that may be from spies or aliens, The Vast of Night is all a bit Stranger Things, says Gege Li

The surprising benefits of contemplating the death of the universe

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 20:00
Cosmologist Katie Mack spends her days pondering the end of everything. Whether the cosmos dies a slow heat death or winks out of existence tomorrow, she finds it helps put everyday troubles in perspective

The strange physics of why blue jays look blue even though they aren't

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 20:00
Watching birds is great entertainment, and there's fascinating physics behind how some get their colours, says Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Coronavirus is evolving. Knowing how could help us stop the pandemic

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 20:00
Viruses, like the coronavirus causing covid-19, can evolve rapidly. Knowing how and why they change should help us beat this pandemic and prevent future ones

Independent scientists urge UK government to delay reopening schools

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 19:30
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

UK needs contact strategy to prevent second wave of covid-19

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 19:30
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

Covid-19 news: UK aims to recruit 25,000 contact tracers by June

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 19:25
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

NASA's Artemis Accords aim to lay down the law of the land on the moon

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 19:19
The US has announced the Artemis Accords, a set of agreements that aim to facilitate diplomacy and cooperation on the moon while encouraging mining and exploration

EU plans to plant 3 billion trees and massively expand organic farming

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 18:40
By 2030, a plan by the European Commission aims to reverse the loss of biodiversity by planting 3 billion extra trees and dramatically expanding organic farming

Earliest known man with Native American DNA ancestry lived in Siberia

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 18:00
A man who lived in Siberia about 14,000 years ago is the earliest known person in the world to have the specific mix of genes seen in people with Native American ancestry, analysis of DNA from a fossilised tooth has revealed

We've found the oldest ever galaxy that looks like our own

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 18:00
A galaxy made up of a rotating disc of dust and stars has been spotted just 1.5 billion years after the big bang, which changes our view of how these vast objects form

Human-like cyborg eye could power itself using sunlight

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 18:00
A spherical, solar-powered artificial eye is able to distinguish between different letters and could eventually be used as a visual aid for people who cannot see

Coronavirus and covid-19: Your questions answered

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 16:54
Why do some healthy people develop severe symptoms? Do people who recover from covid-19 become immune to the coronavirus? Our answers to readers’ questions

How can countries know when it’s safe to ease coronavirus lockdowns?

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 13:02
To safely lift lockdown restrictions, countries need to have a low number of daily new cases and the capacity to conduct extensive testing and contact tracing

Algae is now growing on melting Antarctic snow due to climate change

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 12:00
The first study to look for algae growing in Antarctica has found there are blooms dotted across the continent that may spread as the climate warms

You have five appetites, not one, and they are the key to your health

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 08:00
Forget the idea of a single drive to eat – you have evolved distinct appetites for various foods. This makes it easier to eat exactly what you need, and helps explain the obesity epidemic

Cold war spy satellite images reveal long-term decline in biodiversity

New Scientist - Me, 20/05/2020 - 02:01
Analysis of cold war spy satellite images has revealed a long-term decline in biodiversity in Kazakhstan due to the expansion of agriculture over the past 50 years
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