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[Clinical Picture] Seizures and sideroblastic anaemia in a patient with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

The Lancet - Sa, 22/01/2022 - 00:00
A 60-year-old man attended our hospital reporting generalised tiredness which had gradually developed over the past 4 weeks.

Is it time for Western Australia to open up and let covid-19 in?

New Scientist - Ve, 21/01/2022 - 16:11
Western Australia, which has remained largely covid-free, has cancelled its border reopening due to omicron fears, but there may be little to gain by holding out longer

Infrared goggles and vibrating armband help people who are blind ‘see’

New Scientist - Ve, 21/01/2022 - 15:27
An array of vibrating pads can convey a low-resolution image of a location to help people who are blind navigate

The UK still won't say how much CO2 its Net Zero Strategy will save

New Scientist - Ve, 21/01/2022 - 08:00
For the third time, the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has refused a request to release key details about its Net Zero Strategy

Covid-19 brain fog: What we know about lingering neurological effects

New Scientist - Gi, 20/01/2022 - 20:00
Growing evidence suggests neurological symptoms of long covid, such as brain fog, are caused by an immune reaction – and should be reversible

Babies can tell who's closely related from whether they share saliva

New Scientist - Gi, 20/01/2022 - 20:00
Infants and toddlers seem to expect people who exchange saliva, for example by taking bites of the same food, to be close enough to comfort each other if one gets upset

Elephant’s trunk may be one of most sensitive body parts of any animal

New Scientist - Gi, 20/01/2022 - 17:00
The bundle of nerves that controls the elephant’s trunk contains 400,000 neurons – a lot more than we expected – suggesting the trunk is incredibly sensitive

It’s official – we don’t know how fast the universe is expanding

New Scientist - Gi, 20/01/2022 - 16:48
The Hubble constant describes how fast the universe is expanding, but our measurements won’t line up, which may mean our standard model of the universe is wrong

Fix the Planet newsletter: The weird and wonderful rivals to batteries

New Scientist - Gi, 20/01/2022 - 14:11
As Scotland announces the building of 17 enormous wind farms off its coast, we look at the novel solutions for storing the electricity they will produce

Genetically modified pig kidneys transplanted into a brain-dead person

New Scientist - Gi, 20/01/2022 - 14:05
In an experiment paving the way for clinical trials, two pig kidneys produced urine for 77 hours after transplantation into the body of a man who was brain dead

Pristine coral reef discovered in deep water off the coast of Tahiti

New Scientist - Gi, 20/01/2022 - 05:01
A spectacular coral reef has been found between 35 and 70 metres below sea level near Tahiti, and it seems to be in good health despite the global biodiversity crisis

Antibiotic resistance killed more people than malaria or AIDS in 2019

New Scientist - Gi, 20/01/2022 - 01:01
About 1.3 million deaths were directly caused by drug-resistant bacterial infections in 2019, a global study estimates

Gene-edited food is 5 years away in England, says government scientist

New Scientist - Gi, 20/01/2022 - 01:01
The UK parliament passed a law to help researchers do trials of gene-edited crops in England, and the chief scientist at the UK's Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs says it would take at least five years for a product to go from research trials to market

Artificial pancreas is 'life-changing' for children with diabetes

New Scientist - Me, 19/01/2022 - 23:00
An app that wirelessly links to an implanted glucose sensor and insulin pump can automatically regulate blood sugar levels in children better than the current standard therapy

Antibody imaging technique could make it faster to develop vaccines

New Scientist - Me, 19/01/2022 - 20:00
A new imaging approach monitors antibody responses to vaccines more quickly than current techniques, which could accelerate vaccine design

Yutu-2 lunar rover finds sticky soil on the far side of the moon

New Scientist - Me, 19/01/2022 - 20:00
We haven’t been able to take a close-up look at the far side of the moon until now, and the discoveries being made by the Yutu-2 rover might prove important for future missions

Science is increasingly revealing how we can boost our happiness

New Scientist - Me, 19/01/2022 - 19:00
We now have a good idea what can make individuals and society happier – countries should use this information to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns and build back not just better, but happier

How to perfectly pickle your cucumbers

New Scientist - Me, 19/01/2022 - 19:00
Pickling is a delicious way to beat the microbes that would otherwise spoil your food, says Sam Wong

Hard to Be a God: An 80s classic shows modern sci-fi how it’s done

New Scientist - Me, 19/01/2022 - 19:00
An upbeat yet moving tale shows how hardship shapes us for the better, and how even utopia has its drawbacks, says Simon Ings

Leigh Fletcher interview: Why we urgently need a mission to Neptune

New Scientist - Me, 19/01/2022 - 19:00
To understand the secrets of the most common type of planet in our galaxy, we need to explore ice giants Neptune and Uranus. But we must act now or wait decades for another launch window, says planetary scientist Leigh Fletcher
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