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  1. We mustn’t let a superpower turn its back on rationality

    01.20 / 15:14 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    Protesting the incoming Trump administration’s anti-science agenda may not be easy – but it’s vital not just for the US, but the world…
  2. Foxes may confuse predators by rubbing themselves in puma scent

    01.19 / 15:17 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    Gray foxes in the mountains of California rub in the scent of pumas, possibly to absorb their smell and confuse predators to give themselves a chance to…
  3. Seals hunt down hidden fish by sensing their breath in the sand

    01.18 / 23:19 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    The only way for flatfish hidden under the sand on the sea floor to avoid harbour seal predators might be to hold their…
  4. Majority of primate species may vanish in next 25 to 50 years

    01.18 / 19:38 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    The latest review of primate survival prospects shows that habitat loss from farming and human expansion is putting our closest evolutionary relatives at…
  5. Curiosity finds Mars rock that may be a meteorite made from iron

    01.17 / 17:54 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    Last week, NASA’s Curiosity rover took a picture that appears to show a new iron-nickel meteorite on Mars, one of only eight that have been discovered by rovers there so f…