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Every living thing in the Antarctic Ocean mapped

4 hours 15 min ago
A new atlas draws on thousands of records reaching back to the 18th century and describes more than 9000 species, ranging from microbes to whales






Vibrations in rings reveal Saturn's inner secrets

4 hours 45 min ago
Eavesdropping on Saturn's rings has given us clues about surprises in the gas giant's interior






Swap bad memories for good at the flick of a switch

5 hours 11 min ago
Hate that holiday because you spent your whole time arguing? There may be a way to overwrite your reminiscences if what works in mice works in humans






Sliding stones of Death Valley: Rocky riddle resolved

5 hours 15 min ago
What causes boulders to glide hundreds of metres across a desert lake bed? Time-lapse footage and smart rocks have helped Ralph Lorenz crack the puzzle (full text available to subscribers)






Fish reared on land replay the transition to four legs

6 hours 15 min ago
Unusual fish with lungs have developed walking techniques and bodies like those of the ancestors of four-legged animals after being raised on land






Schrödinger's cat caught on quantum film

6 hours 15 min ago
The patron animal of quantum theory poses for a unique portrait in which the camera and the sitter don't share a single photon – except by entanglement






Supernova find backs dark energy and universe expansion

6 hours 15 min ago
The first evidence that type Ia supernovae are thermonuclear explosions solidifies one of the cornerstones to the discovery of dark energy






Source of sun's power revealed by ghostly particles

6 hours 15 min ago
The first detection of neutrinos produced by fusion in the sun confirms that our star has been stable for millions of years






Today on New Scientist

6 hours 45 min ago
All the latest on newscientist.com: controlling your immune system like the iceman, birds A-Z, Napa Valley quake, computers beat human scientists and more






Supercomputers make discoveries that scientists can't

6 hours 56 min ago
No researcher could read all the papers in their field – but machines are making discoveries in their own right by mining the scientific literature






Supercomputers make discoveries that scientists can't

6 hours 56 min ago
No researcher could read all the papers in their field – but machines are making discoveries in their own right by mining the scientific literature






Stretchy plastics hide secret pictures

8 hours 3 min ago
A new invisible ink that reveals secret messages when squeezed could be useful in preventing fraud






Three ways the iceman controls his immune system

10 hours 15 min ago
The punishing exercises for mind, body and breath developed by "iceman" Wim Hof seem to give us conscious control over our immune system – here's how he does it






Life in Lego: how mini-figure academics went viral

10 hours 52 min ago
Donna Yates explains how her Lego female scientists became a Twitter hit






Can we consciously control our immune system?

August 26, 2014 - 12:00pm
Work with the "iceman" Wim Hof has led intensive-care researchers Matthijs Kox and Peter Pickkers to test the power of the mind over immune responses (full text available to subscribers)






A glorious, comprehensive A to Z of living birds

August 26, 2014 - 11:00am
The World of Birds by top ornithologist Jonathan Elphick gives a colourful and in-depth insight into the splendour and diversity of the avian world






Californian earthquake piles stress on dangerous fault

August 26, 2014 - 10:31am
The magnitude-6.0 quake that hit California's Napa Valley wasn't the "big one", but it loaded stress on to the Hayward fault close to the Bay Area






Californian earthquake piles stress on dangerous fault

August 26, 2014 - 10:31am
The magnitude-6.0 quake that hit California's Napa Valley wasn't the "big one", but it loaded stress on to the Hayward fault close to the Bay Area






The high-tech hunt for James Foley's killer

August 26, 2014 - 10:22am
Scotland Yard and the FBI are using voice-recognition technology and video analysis to identify the masked Islamic State member who killed a US journalist






The high-tech hunt for James Foley's killer

August 26, 2014 - 10:22am
Scotland Yard and the FBI are using voice-recognition technology and video analysis to identify the masked Islamic State member who killed a US journalist