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2019-03-07 12:09:01

Period protection

ByAndyCoghlanYOGURTandotherdairyfoodscanbefortifiedwithlivebacteriatoelbowoutthebadguysfromourdigestivesystems.NowSwedishresearchersthinkthesame“probiotic”conceptcouldbeappliedtowomen’shygieneproducts

2019-03-07 12:02:01

Fatal weakness

AWEAKpointinthemake-upofMycobacteriumtuberculosis

2019-03-07 12:01:01

Treasure island

ByFredPearceATINYBritish-ownedCaribbeanislandearmarkedforanAmericanrocketlaunchpadisaminiatureGalapagoswithadozenormoreuniquespeciesthatmustbeprotected

2019-03-07 11:20:01

Cereal thriller

ByBarryFoxDancingcornflakeswillprovideendless“amusementandentertainment”atthebreakfasttable

2019-03-07 11:16:01

Wet, wet, wet

ByLionelMilgromATINYlightswitchhasbeenmadefromasinglemoleculebychemistsinItaly.Itworksinadifferentwaytoothermolecularswitchesandcouldbeastepontheroadtobuildingachemicalcomputer.“Switchingmechanismslik

2019-03-07 11:13:01

Drop the pilot

ByDuncanGraham-RoweWATERSKIINGisgreatfun-butit’snotsuchablastforthepersonwhohastodrivetheboat.Sowhilemanymaywelcomethelaunchnextmonthofariderlessjetskithatcantowasolowaterskier

2019-03-07 11:01:01

Trust me

ByKurtKleinerIFYOUlookformedicaladviceontheInternet

2019-03-07 10:12:01

Thunderous giant

STORMSonJupiteraredrivenbysimilarprocessestothoseonEarth.AlthoughJovianlightninghasbeenknownaboutforyears

2019-03-07 10:04:01

Hairy old bats

UNLIKEothermammals

2019-03-07 09:16:01

Extreme survival

ByJonathanKnightinSanFranciscoAGAINSTallodds

2019-03-07 09:15:01

If you can't quit, try a safer cigarette

ByMichaelDayTOSLASHthedeathtollfromtobacco

2019-03-07 09:07:01

Why drunken binges end in the gutter

ByAlisonMotlukEVERYTHING’Sgonefuzzy

2019-03-07 08:07:01

Surfing for love

StarTrek’sCaptainJamesT.Kirkwasalways(itseems)tryingtoexplaintoalienwomenwhatthisstrangethingcalled“love”is.Butwherewouldyoustart?Isitachronicpsychologicaldisturbance

2019-03-07 07:05:01

Sharing the knowledge

ValuableinsightsburiedinthevastarchiveofscientificdataonkeyissuessuchascriminologywillbemadeavailabletoBritain’spolicymakersunderaninitiativelaunchedthisweek.ThenewNationalCentreforEvidence-BasedPolic

2019-03-07 06:16:01

Look lively

ByRachelNowakinMelbourneMICEthatarepredestinedtogetHuntington’sdiseasestayhealthierforlongerwhentheyliveinavariedenvironmentwithplentyofopportunitiesforexercise

2019-03-07 06:08:01

Deep clean

ByAndyCoghlanWHATEVERnext?Environmentalistsarewelcomingresearchthatcouldeventuallymeangeneticallymodifiedbacteriacleansetheenvironment.Thealteredbugswillhelptoclearchemicalsthatcontaminatethesoilof

2019-03-07 06:05:01

Cuts no ice

AcoalitionofIcelandicdoctorsandcitizenslastweekvowedtosuetheirgovernmentforallowingthehealthrecordsofallIcelanderstopassintoprivatehands.Lastmonth

2019-03-07 05:12:01

Murky depths

BritishoilcompanieshavedoubledtheirestimateoftheamountofcontaminateddrillingwastethrownoverboardfromNorthSeaoilplatformsinthepast30years.ThisfollowsastudybyCordah

2019-03-07 05:07:01

Drive on

ByDuncanGraham-RoweIFYOUwerethinkingofscrappingyouroldcarforanewermodeltohelptheenvironment

2019-03-07 05:03:01

Crackle and pop

ByBarryFoxDIGITALradioscostingmanyhundredsofpoundscanmakesometypesofmusicsoundworsethanitdoesonFMradio

2019-03-07 04:02:01

Latin America

ByJonathanKnightinSanFranciscoCOULDRomanshavelandedintheNewWorldbeforeColumbus?Quitepossibly

2019-03-07 03:13:01

Tumour sensor

ByJoannaMarchantANULTRASENSITIVEinfraredcameraisthelatestweaponinthefightagainstbreastcancer.Thedevicesensesinfraredradiationcausedbytinytemperaturefluctuationsintheskinaroundtumours

2019-03-07 02:16:01

Tan tattoos

ByBarryFoxForgetaboutthepainofarealtattoo

2019-03-07 01:05:01

Plant of ages

BIOLOGISTSinCanadahavefoundalivingrelativeofthecommonancestorofallplants.Plantssplitintotwogroups—streptophytes(mostlylandplants)andchlorophytes(greenalgae)—around800millionsyearsago.ButwhenClaudeLemi

2019-03-07 01:01:01

Cool customer

SpacescientistsinJapanhopetolaunchanewtypeofX-rayspectrometerintoorbitthisweek.InsteadofmeasuringX-raysintheconventionalwaybyconvertingthemintoanelectricalcharge

2019-03-06 12:10:01

How to keep on running

ByPhilipCohenTHEREisonesecrettorunningamarathon:oxygen.Andwhoevertakesthemen’sandwomen’sgoldmedalsinlateSeptemberwillneedabodylikeasponge—onethatsucksupoxygenasfastaspossible.Sincethey’reintherace

2019-03-06 11:20:01

Olympian protests

AustraliahasbecomeaprimetargetforWeb-enabledagitation

2019-03-06 11:17:01

Sleepy heads

ByEugenieSamuelWHENyou’reangryorgetthegiggles

2019-03-06 11:14:01

Nuclear muddle

ByRobEdwardsARGUMENTSoverwhethertostoreorreprocessnuclearwastehavebeenthrownintoconfusionfollowingachangeofheartbytheUKAtomicEnergyAuthority.InApril

2019-03-06 11:02:01

An inside job

ByAdrianChoinWashingtonDCTWOchemistshavedevisedawaytowhipupadoseofpoisoninsideacancercell.Bykillingmalignantcellswhilesparingnormalones

2019-03-06 10:20:01

Don't try too hard (3)

EXTREMEtrainingcanleadtoeatingdisorders

2019-03-06 08:06:01

Dementia in a pill

Itmightnotbetheadvancingyears—itcouldjustbethemedicineyou’retaking.Commontreatments

2019-03-06 07:11:01

Stop watch

Soon

2019-03-06 07:02:01

What does it take to succeed?

ByKurtKleinerATHLETESstrivingtorunfaster

2019-03-06 07:01:01

River deep, mountain high

ByJoannaMarchantASINGLEpulseoflightisallittakestogeneratehigh-resolutionthree-dimensionalimagesofascene.Thetechnique

2019-03-06 06:17:01

Rubbery roofs

ByBarryFoxHere’saneatideafordisposingofoldtyres:turnthemintorooftiles.JohnHandleyofDealinKenthashatchedaschemetosliceoldtyresradiallyintoU-shapedsections

2019-03-06 06:14:01

Transparent rats

Fleshhasbeenmadeinvisible.Byinjectingglycerolintotheskinofratsandhamsters

2019-03-06 06:13:01

Eat your space greens

ByAnilAnanthaswamyIFPEOPLEareevertoreachMarsorotherplanets

2019-03-06 06:04:01

Tiny tumblers are stealing the show

ByIanSampleFORgymnasts

2019-03-06 05:14:01

Sensible stents

Afteranangioplasty

2019-03-06 05:09:01

The big squeeze

ByEugenieSamuelTRYINGtoextractlimitlessamountsofenergyfromnuclearfusionhasprovedtantalisinglydifficult.Scientistsarestillstrugglingwithhugereactorscapableofcontainingthetemperaturesandpressuresneededt

2019-03-06 04:02:01

Glowing with poor health

ByBarryFoxAnimplantdesignedtowarnoftheriskofheartattack,

2019-03-06 03:19:01

Winning light

ByBarryFoxDon’tgoawaywhentheadvertscomeon.ABritishcompanyhascomeupwithatrickthatithopeswillkeepyouwatchingyourTVorthecinemascreenorlisteningtotheradio.RokeManorResearch

2019-03-06 03:17:01

Don't try too hard (2)

ELITEsportsmenandwomenareatriskofdamagingtheirlungs

2019-03-06 02:19:01

Ouch! That hurts

ByNellBoyceTHEREisplentyofdataonanimalexperiments.InBritain

2019-03-06 02:16:01

X-rays in from the cold

BypointingNASA’sChandraX-rayobservatorytowardsCometLINEAR

2019-03-06 02:14:01

Last resort

ByAlisonMotlukDOCTORSinCanadaareplanningtodestroytheimmunesystemsofpeoplewithmultiplesclerosisinabidtobeatthedisease.MarkFreedmanandHaroldAtkins

2019-03-06 01:17:01

Don't try too hard (1)

ByJoannaMarchantTHEYseemthepictureofhealth.Buttherearealarmingsignsthatathletesarefindingitincreasinglydifficulttocopewiththeunrelentingdrivetowardexcellence.“Mostathletessaythattheyarehappytodieearly

2019-03-06 01:16:01

Failure of conservation

ByRobEdwardsNEGLIGENCEmaybethreateningarareScottishbirdwithextinction

2019-03-06 01:02:01

Say aargh!

ByDianeMartindaleORALwaterspraysusedbydentistscontainlevelsofsomebacteriathatcouldkillvulnerablepatients