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Scientists solve mystery of US Civil War submarine

23 August 2017
 
 

Blast from Hunley's own torpedo probably killed its crew instantly. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

US science envoy resigns to protest Trump policies

23 August 2017
 
 

Energy researcher Daniel Kammen faults US president's positions on climate change and energy and his failure to condemn white supremacists. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

Oldest ice, censorship row and Yemen's cholera emergency

23 August 2017
 
 

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Ultra-small antennas point way to miniature brain implants

23 August 2017
 
 

Radio-wave receivers shrunk to one-hundredth their original size. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

Creeping earth could hold secret to deadly landslides

23 August 2017
 
 

Scientists investigate why mountain slopes can slip slowly for years and then suddenly speed up, with potentially fatal effects. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

How machine learning could help to improve climate forecasts

23 August 2017
 
 

Mixing artificial intelligence with climate science helps researchers to identify previously unknown atmospheric processes and rank climate models. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

To reduce gender biases, acknowledge them

22 August 2017
 
 

A former Google engineer's memo on diversity reveals psychological blind spots, not biological differences, says Debbie Chachra. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

Mysteries of turbulence unravelled

21 August 2017
 
 

Simulations follow how swirls in a fluid transfer and dissipate energy. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

Martian weather kicks into high gear at night

21 August 2017
 
 

Sundown sparks blustery snowstorms in the Red Planet's lower atmosphere. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

Theft of South African relics riles researchers

21 August 2017
 
 

Efforts to relocate artefacts to sites of origin could stall after gold robbery at national park. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

US government disbands climate-science advisory committee

20 August 2017
 
 

Panel sought to help businesses and state and local governments prepare for the effects of global warming. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

Anglers' online boasts reveal illegal shark hunting

18 August 2017
 
 

Researchers fear sport fishing is a serious threat to endangered species — but study of Internet forum also finds awareness of environmental issues. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

Supernova's messy birth casts doubt on reliability of astronomical yardstick

17 August 2017
 
 

Brightness of exploding stars may vary more than researchers realized. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

Opioid emergency, climate language and a frozen fruit cake

16 August 2017
 
 

The week in science: 11–17 August 2017. Read More

 
 
 
     
 
 
 

California scientists push to create massive climate-research programme

16 August 2017
 
 

Effort backed by the state's flagship universities comes as US President Donald Trump shrugs
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