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How Donald Trump’s North Korea threats have affected the global market

US President Donald Trump on Thursday issued fresh threats to North Korea, warning them not to attack Guam or any other US allies. In...

Your eardrums move in sync with your eyes but we don’t...

See, hear. Our eardrums appear to move to shift our hearing in the same direction as our eyes are looking. Why this happens is...

Fighting for our forgotten sense

Help when scents vanishWHAT is your favourite aroma? Fresh coffee or baking bread probably spring to mind, but what about more subtle things: your...

Inside the Bizarre Life of the Star-Nosed Mole, World’s Fastest Eater

A star-nosed mole is surely one of the world's weirdest-looking animals. If you were to come face to face with one, you might think...

This Is Our Best Look Yet at a Tyrannosaur’s Face

Thanks to an exquisite 75-million-year-old fossil, paleontologists have crafted the best-ever reconstruction of a tyrannosaur's face.The fossil skull belongs to a newly described species...

Virtual lemonade sends colour and taste to a glass of water

When life hands you digital lemons, make virtual lemonade.A system of sensors and electrodes can digitally transmit the basic colour and sourness of a...

The Brains of Blind People Really Are Wired to Enhance Other...

Wiring diagram of the human brain, also known as the connectome. (Image: NIH/Laboratory of Neuro Imaging and Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Consortium...

People Who Can’t Feel Pain Show How We’ve Been Wrong All...

What is pain? Ask a poet and they may tell you the never-ending torment of true love, but ask a scientist and they'll likely...

Why You Didn’t See It Coming – Issue 29: Scaling –...

You don't see it coming. You probably couldn't if you tried. The effects of large changes in scale are frequently beyond our powers of...

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Scientists have identified a gene that helps us feel and keep tabs on our body's position in space.Two people, aged nine and 19 years...