Ants build a medieval ‘torture rack’ to catch grasshoppers
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Ants build a medieval ‘torture rack’ to catch grasshoppers

Daily news 24 April 2018 Ants build a medieval ‘torture rack’ to catch grasshoppers Caught by hunters hidden in the floorMarkus Schmidt By Jake Buehler Tropical ants build…

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Why the hockey stick graph will always be climate science’s icon
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Why the hockey stick graph will always be climate science’s icon

Comment 23 April 2018 Why the hockey stick graph will always be climate science’s icon Two decades after it was first published, the chart linking carbon emissions and…

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Complex life started a billion years earlier than we thought
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Complex life started a billion years earlier than we thought

Daily news 23 April 2018 Complex life started a billion years earlier than we thought One of the first complex multicellular organisms ever to live on Earth?Maoyan Zhu…

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Finger-prick test reveals fetus’s sex in the first trimester
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Finger-prick test reveals fetus’s sex in the first trimester

Daily news 23 April 2018 Finger-prick test reveals fetus’s sex in the first trimester ​Boy or girl?​LEA PATERSON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Alice Klein Boy or girl? Pregnant women…

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Finger-prick test reveals child’s sex in the first trimester
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Finger-prick test reveals child’s sex in the first trimester

Daily news 23 April 2018 Finger-prick test reveals child’s sex in the first trimester ​Boy or girl?​LEA PATERSON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Alice Klein Boy or girl? Pregnant women…

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Worst mass extinctions may have been caused by rising mountains
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Worst mass extinctions may have been caused by rising mountains

Daily news 23 April 2018 Worst mass extinctions may have been caused by rising mountains The Cape Fold Mountains in South AfricaBruce Rubidge By Lucas Joel The birth…

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The US army has made a virtual North Korea to train its soldiers
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The US army has made a virtual North Korea to train its soldiers

Daily news 20 April 2018 The US army has made a virtual North Korea to train its soldiers Next time these soldiers might use virtual reality to train…

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Distant Jupiter-like world may be the darkest planet ever found
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Distant Jupiter-like world may be the darkest planet ever found

Daily news 20 April 2018 Distant Jupiter-like world may be the darkest planet ever found The darkest planets may be black as charcoalDuc Tri Nguyen / Alamy Stock…

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Grandchildren of migrants more likely to get anxiety problems
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Grandchildren of migrants more likely to get anxiety problems

Daily news 20 April 2018 Grandchildren of migrants more likely to get anxiety problems Stresses seem to stick around for generationsMATHIEU PATTIER/SIPA/REX/Shutterstock By Jessica Hamzelou Moving to a…

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Trees may have a ‘heartbeat’ that is so slow we never noticed it
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Trees may have a ‘heartbeat’ that is so slow we never noticed it

Daily news 20 April 2018 Trees may have a ‘heartbeat’ that is so slow we never noticed it What trees do in the shadowsUWMadison / iStock / Getty…

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