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Then and now: The burning issue of wildfires
The fungus and bacteria tackling plastic waste
Finding answers to the world's drinking water crisis
UK military opens first space command centre
UK already undergoing disruptive climate change
Russian module mishap destabilises International Space Station
Electric car charging prices 'must be fair' say MPs
COP26 climate summit president says progress made, but not enough
'Most powerful' tidal turbine starts generating electricity off Orkney
Iran water: What's causing the shortages?
Climate change: Researchers begin discussions on vital report
Extreme weather: What causes flash flooding?
Climate change: Israel to cut 85% of emissions by mid-century
Road planners able to ignore climate change, campaigners claim
Met Office issues first UK extreme heat warning
Climate change: US pushes China to make faster carbon cuts
Bezos' $2bn offer to get back in race to the Moon
Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson may not be astronauts, US says
Jeff Bezos launches to space aboard New Shepard rocket ship
Russia sends long-delayed module to space station
The new surgical tool inspired by a wasp
Is there a future for Africa's lions?
AI breakthrough could spark medical revolution
Virgin Galactic: Richard Branson's long, winding path to space
'Jurassic Pompeii' yields thousands of 'squiggly wiggly' fossils
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Global team of wildlife researchers furthers study of elusive, tree-dwelling animals
How headless hydra feel, react to prodding
NASA study highlights importance of surface shadows in moon water puzzle
Damaged Hyperion plant is releasing partially treated sewage into Santa Monica Bay
Harmful algal bloom becomes detectable along western Lake Erie
UN climate chief: Carbon dioxide savings plans submitted for global summit fall short
Improving the observation of protein bonding
Building a better model of Arctic ecosystems
A higher-yield fuel catalyst
First additively-manufacture thermal protection shield is going to space
Birnessite study offers insights for electrochemistry, energy storage
Researchers find oxygen spike coincided with ancient global extinction
Sea levels influence eruptions on volcanic island
Lake Huron sinkhole surprise: The rise of oxygen on early Earth linked to changing planetary rotation rate
New pathway to mitigate climate change and boost progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals
Manganese could make luminescent materials and the conversion of sunlight more sustainable
New material offers ecofriendly solution to converting waste heat into energy
Decline in CO2 cooled Earth's climate more than 30 million years ago
Researchers investigate the productivity of kelp forests, sans the iconic kelp
New solid-state thermal diode developed with better rectification performance
Egypt could face extreme water scarcity within the decade
Finding new types of 2D material defects could enable better electronics
How people prefer to receive life-changing news, be it good orbad
Higher resolution in ocean models: Is it worth it?
First comprehensive assessment of climate change impacts on coasts and seas across the UK Overseas Territories
Flood waters churn up toxins from riverbeds
Predicting COVID-19 using 'fuzzy logic'
Ecologists outline methods for reaching global biodiversity targets
Companies that survived the pandemic will recover
Neuroeconomists find people behave selfishly toward a large group, remain generous to individuals
physicsworld.com: news
Physicists beat Lorentz reciprocity for microwave transmission
Japan?s SuperKEKB set for first particle collisions
Wood-based 'supermaterial' is stronger and tougher than steel
Three photons bind together to make a ?molecule? of light
Nuclear excitation by electron capture seen at long last
Pistachio trees 'talk' to their neighbours, reveals statistical physics
US National Science Foundation clamps down on misconduct
Simulations reveal how sharp boundaries endure in soft tissue
TRAPPIST-1 exoplanets could harbour significant amounts of water
Heaviest element could have fascinating atomic and nuclear spectra
physicsworld.com: print edition
Tales from a British physicist in Japan
Collecting books
Looking ? into the future
Once a physicist: Anna Starkey
Of graphs and giggles
The long road to Mars
Boldly going to a galaxy far, far away
The business of physics
Sounding out swarms
Once a physicist: Lydia Harriss
New Scientist - News
Comet?s dust trail could rain down on Venus this December
Secret underwater messages can be hidden in whale and dolphin chatter
Wearable devices could use your breathing patterns like a password
Bendy camera the width of a human hair can take accurate 3D images
Covid-19 news: Pregnant women in England urged to get vaccinated
How a Norwegian island is already living our climate change future
Two groups of whales evolved massive heads for different reasons
Endangered maleo bird of Indonesia bouncing back from the brink
QAnon posts by figurehead Q may be written by more than one person
Ancient humans in Europe may have stolen food from wild hunting dogs
People happily steal from groups even if they are generous one-on-one
There's room for a green middle ground in the UK's culture wars
First known wild chimpanzee with albinism was killed by other chimps
AI carpenter can design recreations of furniture from a few photos
Why invertebrates should be included in animal welfare protections
UK summers are likely to regularly feature intense 40C heatwaves
Waves of animals died at an ancient Spanish lake and now we know why
Parents' second-hand marijuana smoke may cause colds in children
Caffeine-fuelled bumblebees are better at foraging for nectar
X-rays can echo and bend around the back of supermassive black holes
Sponge fossils suggest animals already existed 890 million years ago
UK conditions are ideal for evolving vaccine-resistant covid variants
Single-celled organism has evolved a natural mechanical computer
Part of the Apollo 11 spacecraft may still be in orbit around the moon
Eight reasons why the UK's coronavirus cases appear to be falling
Some male fish let rivals woo females and then hijack their courtship
Most detailed human genome sequence yet reveals our hidden variation
Can we fix climate models to better predict record-shattering weather?
Stars sped up by black holes may outshine supernovae when they collide
Human innovation caused the chemicals emergency ? and it can solve it
We thought our eyes turned off when moving quickly, but that's wrong
Termite gut microbes can help turn toxic wood into biofuels
Vacuuming DNA from air can reveal which animals are present in an area
Stopwatch errors could make race times wrong by a tenth of a second
Essential oils help to stop invasive beetles from eating palm trees
Who counts as an astronaut? Not Jeff Bezos, say new US rules
Cockatoos are figuring out how to open bins by copying each other
Kelp surveys on England's south coast monitor a key climate defence
Ancient Roman road discovered at the bottom of the Venice lagoon
Baby pterosaurs could fly within minutes of hatching from their eggs
DeepMind's AI uncovers structure of 98.5 per cent of human proteins
The eternal debate about the eternal inflation of the universe
Astronomers may have spotted a distant alien moon being born
World?s first commercial deep-space communications antenna opens in UK
We have just two years to stop deep-sea mining from going ahead
Virtual roller coaster rides may help unravel causes of migraine
Flexible computer processor is the most powerful plastic chip yet
What life will be like now England's covid-19 restrictions have lifted
Russia is launching a new module for the International Space Station
Sharks' spiral-shaped intestines resemble a Nikola Tesla invention
Male and female mammals kill their own species for different reasons
Last meal of a man mummified in a bog reconstructed after 2400 years
Dogs will ignore you if they know you are lying, unlike young children
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos has ridden his own rocket to space
Pegasus spyware scandal: Can Silicon Valley stop government snooping?
Fantastic fungi images capture the magic of mushrooms
Galapagos tortoises use their self-destructing cells to avoid cancer
Tomatoes have a kind of nervous system that warns about attacks
Meet the puzzle-solving gorillas shedding light on how speech evolved
Climate change to blame for monarch butterfly's recent decline
Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos set for launch on his New Shepard craft
Cosmic calculation may settle debate about the rate the universe grows
Easing England's covid-19 lockdown puts children in the firing line
Trilobite fossil shows it was attacked by a human-sized sea scorpion
Just 1.5 to 7 per cent of the modern human genome is uniquely ours
Cannabis was domesticated in north-west China around 12,000 years ago
Dubai police will use citywide network of drones to respond to crime
Climate change made extreme floods in Germany and Belgium more likely
Coal-powered bitcoin mining soars in Kazakhstan following Chinese ban
Weird ?Borg? DNA found in microbes takes in genes from other organisms
Strange 3D-printed shapes test 150-year-old mathematical theory
Most bats have noise-cancelling genes that may stop them going deaf
Legal lead levels in US tap water may harm people with kidney disease
Australia?s covid-free status crumbles as delta variant takes hold
3D-printed robotic hand powered by water can play Super Mario Bros
The mysterious case of declining nutrition in food
World's first 3D-printed steel bridge opens in Amsterdam
The fight against coronavirus needs to embrace evolutionary theory
Microbes burping methane on Mars may be right next to NASA rover
Google demonstrates vital step towards large-scale quantum computers
EU's carbon border tax will test appetite for global climate action
How medical tests have built-in discrimination against Black people
Is it time for the UK to vaccinate children against covid-19?
Some people can tell if you have an infection just by looking at you
Finger sweat can power wearable medical sensors 24 hours a day
Neuroscientists are ignoring the differences between males and females
Strange gas in Venus?s clouds may be a sign of volcanoes, not life
Covid-19 deaths in England could peak at 100 per day in August
UN plan would protect 30% of oceans and land to stem extinctions
North American heatwave must be a driver for stronger climate action
Richard Branson reaches the edge of space on Virgin Galactic flight
The world will be watching when England?s covid-19 restrictions lift
A simple word test can reveal how creative you are
Mysterious X-ray flares on Jupiter come from magnetic field vibrations
Virgin Galactic may finally send Richard Branson to space on 11 July
Stone Age Europeans may have worn make-up more than 6000 years ago
Fish brains grow when they have to think more and shrink if they don't
Sea otters use muscles to chemically generate heat without shivering
Weird fractal Romanesco cauliflowers start life as failed flowers
Crab nebula blasted out some of highest-energy gamma rays ever seen
Scientific American
Nature Physics
The onset of a slip
Nucleation fronts ignite the interface rupture that initiates frictional motion
High-speed spins
Coherent spin-wave transport in an antiferromagnet
Competition under pressure
Physics for a better world
Author Correction: Strong-interaction matter: Fireball spectroscopy
Have tail, will travel

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