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  1. Tangoing pairs of hungry supermassive black holes grow in number

    05.23 / 17:00 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    The discovery of more of these deadly duos through a fresh data-sifting technique raises the hope that their secret recipe might soon be…
  2. Artificial Venus flytrap grabs things over 100 times its weight

    05.23 / 17:00 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    Less than a centimetre in size, the soft robotic device can detect items based on how they reflect light and grasp them with impressive…
  3. Unimpeachable logic says Trump shouldn’t quit Paris climate pact

    05.23 / 16:01 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    President Donald Trump should keep the US in the Paris Agreement on climate and embrace it as a great deal for his nation's economy, says Owen…
  4. DeepMind’s AI beats world’s best Go player in latest face-off

    05.23 / 13:01 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    The Go-playing artificial intelligence from DeepMind defeated Ke Jie in the first of three matches taking place this week in Wuzhen,…
  5. Unprecedented cholera outbreak tears through war-torn Yemen

    05.23 / 12:06 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    Cholera has killed 332 people and left more than 32,000 ill over the past four weeks, spreading faster than any previous known outbreak in the…
  6. EU nations set to wipe out forests and not account for emissions

    05.23 / 02:17 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    The drive for biofuels that international treaties wrongly consider to be emissions-free is driving plans to boost tree harvests in Europe, forgetting about associated…
  7. Mouse sperm sent into space produces healthy IVF babies

    05.22 / 22:05 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    The first experiment to test how space travel could affect mammals’ reproduction shows that pregnancy can smooth over DNA damage from cosmic r…
  8. Our common ancestor with chimps may be from Europe, not Africa

    05.22 / 20:02 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    The last common ancestor of chimps and humans was an eastern European, claims team that analysed fossils of a 7-million-year-old ape from Bulgaria and…
  9. Diabetes drug may work by changing gut bacteria makeup

    05.22 / 18:57 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    Metformin dramatically shifts the gut microbiome – and bacteria seem to play a key role in controlling blood sugar l…
  10. Bacteria engineered to produce living, full-colour photographs

    05.22 / 16:43 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    Gut bugs have been modified to turn red, green or blue when bathed in light of the corresponding colour so they create bacterial…
  11. Citizens give up data in blockchain project to improve cities

    05.22 / 15:38 newscientist.com Newscientist.com - Science
    The DECODE project will give residents of Barcelona and Amsterdam more control over how their personal data is harnessed by local government and…