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Glass frogs' translucent skin is an unusual form of camouflage called 'edge diffusion'

25/05/2020 • 19:00 Science Daily Mail  

Scientists observed changes in the brightness of the South American amphibians skin that mirrored its background, helping it hide from …

Why glass frogs have see-through skin becomes clear in study

25/05/2020 • 19:00 Science The Guardian  

While colour of body changes little, legs are more translucent to help amphibians to blend in The mystery of why glass frogs have see-through skin …

WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trial for coronavirus amid safety fears

25/05/2020 • 17:30 Science The Guardian  

Malaria drug taken by Trump could raise risk of death and heart problems, study shows Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage …

Half of UK drivers say they will walk after the coronavirus pandemic 

25/05/2020 • 16:27 Science Daily Mail  

Half of UK drivers say they will walk more to maintain cleaner air after the coronavirus pandemic, according to results of a survey by motoring …

Ultra rare white grizzly bear spotted near a tourist resort in Banff National Park

25/05/2020 • 16:20 Science Daily Mail  

An ultra rare white grizzly bear has been spotted near a tourist resort in Banff National Park in Canada, a 'once-in-a-lifetime' phenomenon caused by …

Astronomers capture image of super-rare galaxy 11 billion light-years away from Earth

25/05/2020 • 15:43 Science Daily Mail  

The star formation has been named R5519 and described as a 'cosmic ring of fire' shaped like a 'titanic doughnut'. It has a hole in the centre two …

Billions of Ash trees across the world could be saved from killer beetle

25/05/2020 • 15:14 Science Daily Mail  

Emerald Ash Borer larvae have killed hundreds of million of the trees worldwide by burrowing through stems. Scientists have found some trees produce …

Life can be traced to the Milky Way crashing into a dwarf galaxy

25/05/2020 • 15:03 Science Daily Mail  

Life on Earth can be traced back to the Milky Way crashing into a nearby dwarf galaxy nearly five billion years ago, according to new …

Six-month-olds see people who imitate them as more friendly 

25/05/2020 • 14:09 Science Daily Mail  

Babies know when you imitate them - and they perceive it as a sign of friendliness. Swedish experiments suggests that the imitation game is an …

Medieval cemetery discovered under a Berlin car park reveals its original residents' lives

25/05/2020 • 12:50 Science Daily Mail  

The remains were unearthed in Petriplatz, near the former St Peter's Church in the town of Colln. Buried between 1047 and 1299 AD, they showed signs …

Giving plants 'good' bacteria could help them fight disease 

25/05/2020 • 11:59 Science Daily Mail  

UK researchers say they are developing beneficial bacteria for plants that supports their immune systems in a similar way to positive gut bacteria in …

NASA seeks participants for eight-month isolation study

25/05/2020 • 10:03 Science Daily Mail  

In a nod to the current virus pandemic, the space agency is on the hunt for volunteers for a 'social isolation' mission that simulates the …

Coronavirus: at a glance

25/05/2020 • 04:52 Science The Guardian  

A summary of the biggest developments in the global coronavirus outbreak Follow our latest coronavirus blog for live news and updates Key …

Global report: US suspends travel from Brazil as school reopen in parts of Australia

25/05/2020 • 04:35 Science The Guardian  

Chile’s president says hospitals are ‘very close to limit’, France records lowest number of daily Covid-19 cases since March, India restarts domestic …

Exclusive: big pharma rejected EU plan to fast-track vaccines in 2017

25/05/2020 • 04:00 Science The Guardian  

World’s top drug firms turned down proposals for work on pathogens like coronavirus Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The …

Starwatch: the moon pays a spring visit to Virgo

24/05/2020 • 20:30 Science The Guardian  

This week our satellite passes close to Spica, the constellation’s only bright star The moon visits one of the spring constellations this week by …

Coronavirus: Oxford vaccine 'has only 50-per-cent chance of success'

24/05/2020 • 17:34 Science The Independent  

'We're in the bizarre position of wanting Covid to stay, at least for a little while,' says …

Elon Musk’s SpaceX to launch first astronauts from US soil since 2011

24/05/2020 • 16:26 Science The Guardian  

Falcon 9 rocket to make history as billionaire seeks to commercialise space travel Elon Musk’s SpaceX company hopes to make history on Wednesday by …

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit postpones first space launch

24/05/2020 • 16:09 Science The Guardian  

Virgin Galactic sister company aims to launch dummy satellite Elon Musk’s Crew Dragon puts America back in the space race Richard Branson’s Virgin …

Explainer: what do we now know about Covid-19 – and can you get it twice?

24/05/2020 • 11:24 Science The Guardian  

Your questions answered based on current knowledge and the latest research from scientists Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus …