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2019-03-08 12:06:00

Why refusing to give up passwords is illegal under UK terror law

DanielLeal-Olivas/AFP/GettyImagesAmanhasbeenconvictedunderUKanti-terrorlawsfornothandingoverhisPINandpasswordtoborderpolice.Doesthisnowmeanweallhavetogiveupourlogindetailswhenasked?ThecaseconcernsMuh

2019-03-08 12:05:00

Record-breaking solar cells are tailored to their location

ByColinBarras(Image:Quantasol)Theburninghotsunattheequatorisafarcryfromtheweaksunlightthatreacheshigherlatitudes.Tomakethemostofsuchdifferentconditionsyouneedspeciallytailoredsolarcells

2019-03-08 12:02:00

Predicting movie reviews bags team $1m prize

ByColinBarrasThreeyearsafteronlineDVDrentalfirmNetflixchallengedall-comerstoimproveitsmovierecommendationsystemby10percent

2019-03-08 10:16:00

Blockchain-like ID may mean end of paper birth certificates

PauBarrena/BloombergviaGettyImagesByChrisBaraniukTHERE’Sanewwaytoproveyouarewhoyousayyouare–inspiredbythetechunderpinningbitcoin.Usually

2019-03-08 10:02:00

Mexico City quake: A few seconds' warning can still save lives

JoelAlvarez/ZUMAWire/REX/ShutterstockLastweek’smagnitude7.1earthquakecaughtme

2019-03-08 08:16:00

A few cold drops falling through a cloud could create a downpour

GettyImagesByLeahCraneAlab-madecloudhasthrownlightonamysteriousrain-creatingphenomenonfirstwitnesseddecadesago.Atmosphericscientistshaven’tfullyunderstoodthemechanismbywhichasinglecolddropletoriceshar

2019-03-08 08:03:00

Gallery: Electric cars get a jump-start in US bailout

ByDavidStockTheUSDepartmentofEnergyhasannounced$8bninsupporttohelpfirmsmakethenextgenerationofcarsmoreefficientthaneverbefore.Althoughsomeofthemoneywillgotoimprovingtheefficiencyofconventionalengines

2019-03-08 07:12:00

Eavesdropping on the music of the brain

(Image:JeanLouisBatt/Getty)ByNoraSchultzAnewwayofanalysingbrainactivityassoundmayrevealpreviouslyunknowndifferencesandsimilaritiesbetweenhealthyanddysfunctionalbrainsWHATdoesthehumanbrainsoundlike

2019-03-08 07:08:00

Packs of killer penguins herd fish into balls then pick them off

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2019-03-08 06:05:00

Tamiflu resistance emerges in flu pandemic

ByDeboraMacKenzieUpdate

2019-03-08 06:02:00

Why microbes are smarter than you thought

ByMichaelMarshallThevastmajorityofspeciesonEartharesingle-celled.Mostoftheselanguishinobscurity–manyhaveneverevenbeennamed–butsomeoftherelativelyfewspeciesthathavebeenstudiedexhibitremarkableabilities

2019-03-08 04:14:00

Monkey 'stock market' prone to fluctuations too

ByColinBarrasMonkeysmightnotdealinstocksandshares

2019-03-08 04:12:00

Are rich tourists losing touch with nature?

ByMichaelMarshallArepeoplebecomingmoreisolatedfromnature

2019-03-08 04:01:00

A cheap pollution sensor will keep you off the dirtiest roads

PlumeLabsByRichardSchiffmanApersonalpollutionguardianishere.Todaytheworld’sfirstlow-costwearableairqualitysensorisforsale

2019-03-08 04:01:00

Ageing solar probe to be taken off life support

ByRachelCourtlandGroundcontrollerswillpulltheplugonthesolarprobeUlyssesonTuesday

2019-03-08 03:16:00

'Invasive' snake is really a new species and should be protected

TizianoPisoniBySeanMowbrayOnanislandoffthecoastofWestAfricalivesadeadlysnake.Picturedabove

2019-03-08 03:14:00

Super-Earths draw asteroids to other worlds, which may seed life

NASAByShannonHallSuper-Earths–planetsthatareupto10timesmoremassivethanEarth—mightplaybilliardswithplanetarysystems.Newsimulationssuggestthatifasuper-Earthexistedinourownsolarsystem

2019-03-08 03:08:00

X-rays are smoking gun for middleweight black holes

ByLauraKalmus-ElkaimTHEblackholefamilyhasamiddlechild

2019-03-08 03:02:00

See-through brains reveal how stroke damages vital blood vessels

Zephyr/SPL/GettyByAliceKleinNOWwecanseestrokedamagein3D.Atechniquethatturnsmousebrainstransparenthasgivenusthemostdetailedviewyetofhowstrokecutsoffthebloodsupplyinthebrain.Strokedamagesthebrain’sblood

2019-03-08 02:20:00

Alligators versus sharks: Who wins this ultimate showdown?

JeremyConradByJoshGabbatissIt’stheaquaticbattleroyale.Apreviouslyoverlookedconflictbetweenalligatorsandsharkshasbeengoingonforcenturiesatleast

2019-03-08 02:07:00

Thousands of Puerto Ricans evacuated as dam threatens to breach

Reuters/AlvinBaezByAndyCoghlan“Stayawayorbesweptaway.”ThisgrimadvicewasissuedtothepeopleofPuertoRicobytheUSNationalWeatherServiceonMonday

2019-03-08 01:16:00

First drug resistant swine flu discovered

THEfirstcaseofswinefluresistanttoTamifluraisesquestionsaboutapolicyinsomecountriesofgivinglow

2019-03-08 01:14:00

It takes 30 seconds for your fingerprint to grip your smartphone

RichardNewstead/GettyByColinBarrasYourfingerstaketimetoengageinfullcontactwithatouchscreen.Insomecases

2019-03-08 01:07:00

Brain's response muted when we see other races in pain

ByEwenCallawayThebrainisnotanequalopportunitiesorgan

2019-03-08 01:03:00

Trendy science findings more likely to be wrong

ByEwenCallawayShouldfashionablescientificfindingsbesubjecttoahigherburdenofproof?Yes

2019-03-07 12:15:01

Bitter tastes make you more judgemental

DON’Tdrinkandjudge–bittertastesalteryourmoralcompass

2019-03-07 12:14:01

Protein dose reverses learning problems in Down's mice

ByAriaPearsonLEARNINGandmemoryproblemshavebeenreversedinmicewithasyndromethatmimicsDown’s.CatherineSpongandcolleaguesattheNationalInstitutesofHealthinBethesda

2019-03-07 12:11:01

Sensor system shows which Big Brother is watching you

ByJacobAronWorriedthatthey’reouttogetyou?Tinfoilhatsjustaren’tcuttingitanymore?Anewsystemdesignedtorevealwhenmicrophones

2019-03-07 12:11:01

Short Andeans have a big cancer-fighting secret

ByAndyCoghlanAHORMONEthatgivesasmallpopulationintheEcuadorianAndestheirshortstaturemayrevealsecretsofthwartingcanceranddiabetes.JaimeGuevara-AguirreattheInstituteofEndocrinology

2019-03-07 11:14:01

Migrant beetles to eat into New Zealand dung mountain

NEWZEALANDhasanovelsolutionfordealingwithacrapsituation:importdungbeetles.Thecountryhasapprovedthereleaseof11Australianspeciestomanageitsmassiveheapoflivestockdung.Adultdungbeetleslaytheireggsinmanu

2019-03-07 11:08:01

Toddlers know counting rules at 18 months

ByWendyZukermanMonthsbeforetheybegintocount

2019-03-07 10:08:01

Should breastfeeding women get tax breaks?

BySujataGuptaLastweek

2019-03-07 10:08:01

Ground slips 1 metre as quake pummels Christchurch

ByWendyZukermanTheNewZealandcityofChristchurchfeltthefullbruntofa6.3-magnitudeearthquaketoday

2019-03-07 09:14:01

'Anti-laser' built for first time

ANANTI-LASER–whichabsorbslightratherthanemittingit–hasbeenbuiltforthefirsttime.Alasershinesbyproducingacascadeofphotonsthatbouncearoundinsidealight-amplifyingmaterialbeforeexitingfromoneorbothends.In2

2019-03-07 08:13:01

Raise alcohol prices to save British livers

SOARINGratesofalcoholabuseandliverdiseaseintheUKcanbereversedbycopyingFrenchandItalianstrategiesofcuttingcheapboozefromsupermarkets.Sosayagroupofhealthresearchers

2019-03-07 08:12:01

4G network 'will create GPS dead zones across the US'

ByJeffHechtWHATwouldyouratherhave–asuperfastdataconnectiononyourcellphone

2019-03-07 06:20:01

President and House clash over science spending

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2019-03-07 05:11:01

Zoologger: Jet-propelled living fossil with a problem

ByMichaelMarshallSpecies:NautiluspompiliusHabitat:tropicalwatersintheIndo-Pacific–nodeeperthan800metresortheirshellsimplodeTakeanight-timediveoveracoralreefinthePhilippinesandyoumaywellseeanautilu

2019-03-07 05:10:01

Illusion 'cloak' makes you see what's not there

ByRachelCourtlandNOWyouseeit

2019-03-07 05:06:01

Sleepy black bears stay warm through the winter

ByFerrisJabrDeepspacetravelseemsadistantprospect

2019-03-07 04:11:01

Mobile phones boost brain activity

WHATisyourcellphonedoingtoyourbrain?Thelateststudyshowsthatlongcallsboostbrainactivity

2019-03-07 03:19:01

Robot subs seek a downed plane's secrets

ByPaulMarksAtrioofdeep-searobotsarethebesthopeyetforfindingwhatcausedoneofaviation’smostmysteriousdisastersAIRFRANCEflight447leftRiodeJaneiroat7.03 pmlocaltimeon31May2009

2019-03-07 02:19:01

Do snails dream of slime-covered sheep?

IT’Snotjusthumansthatbenefitfromtheoccasionalpowernap.Snailsdotoo.RichardStephensonandVernLewisoftheUniversityofTorontoinCanadanoticedthatgreatpondsnails(Lymnaeastagnalis)intanksintheirlabspent10perce

2019-03-07 02:08:01

Cull of Yellowstone buffalo gets go-ahead

THEslaughterofhundredsofbuffalostrayingfromYellowstoneNationalParkhasbeengiventhelegalgreenlightinMontana.Thewildbuffalo

2019-03-07 01:20:01

Can Botox really cure chronic migraine?

ByJessicaHamzelouBeyonderasingwrinkles

2019-03-07 01:19:01

Uncertain future for east coast koalas

THEkoalasonAustralia’seasterncoastfaceableakfutureevenifallthedeforestedlandthereisreplantedtogivethetree-dwellersaleg-up.Facedwiththetwinthreatsofdiseaseandurbanisation

2019-03-07 01:19:01

Predictive texting alters our perception of numbers

OVER4billiontextmessagesaresenteachdayintheUSalone.Couldallthisthumbgymnasticsbesubtlychangingthewaywefeelaboutnumbers?SaschaTopolinskiattheUniversityofWürzburg

2019-03-07 01:15:01

'Anti-laser' built for first time

ByJeffHecht(Image:Science/AAAS)Ananti-laser–whichabsorbslightratherthanemittingit–hasbeenbuiltforthefirsttime.Alasershinesbyproducingacascadeofphotonsthatbouncearoundinsidealight-amplifyingmaterial

2019-03-07 01:15:01

Augmented reality iPhone helps police track suspects

ByPaulMarksPICTUREthescene:armedpoliceofficersarewarnedontheirradiosthatasuspectedmaleterroristhasbeentrackedtoacrowdedfootballstadium.Evenwithafulldescription

2019-03-07 01:11:01

Is lack of sleep and water giving ecstasy a bad name?

ALL-NIGHTraverswhotakeecstasymightnotbeharmingtheirbrainsanymorethandrug-freepartyanimals.SosayJohnHalpernandcolleaguesatHarvardMedicalSchoolinBoston