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    'It's anarchic': Ed Miliband on the reality of climate talk like COP26

    Ed Miliband was the UK’s climate minister at the Copenhagen climate summit in 2009. He talks to Adam Vaughan about the anarchy that ensues during such big events ahead of COP26

  2. How much less likely are you to spread covid-19 if you're vaccinated?

    How much less likely are you to spread covid-19 if you're vaccinated?

    Vaccination still greatly reduces the risk of infecting others despite the arrival of the delta variant, recent studies show

  3. AI can change a fashion model’s pose and alter their clothes to match

    AI can change a fashion model’s pose and alter their clothes to match

    The technology used to create deepfake videos has been applied to fashion models, and can put them in a pose they never actually stood in

  4. Gun violence rose 30 per cent in the US during the covid-19 pandemic

    Gun violence rose 30 per cent in the US during the covid-19 pandemic

    Gun violence rose overall in the US during the covid-19 pandemic. The highest increase was seen in Minnesota, while Alaska had a dip in gun violence cases

  5. Covid-19 news: Pfizer trial finds booster vaccine over 95% effective

    Covid-19 news: Pfizer trial finds booster vaccine over 95% effective

    The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic

  6. Astronomers left puzzled by the dimmest supernova ever seen

    Astronomers left puzzled by the dimmest supernova ever seen

    The dimmest supernova ever spotted is at least 100 times fainter than a normal explosion of its type, and astronomers aren’t sure why

  7. Why hope and optimism are crucial for fighting climate change

    Why hope and optimism are crucial for fighting climate change

    Doom-filled facts will never be enough to tackle climate change. Here is why hope is more important than ever, writes Katharine Hayhoe

  8. Will PayPal's adoption of bitcoin make cryptocurrency more mainstream?

    Will PayPal's adoption of bitcoin make cryptocurrency more mainstream?

    PayPal will now allow customers to buy and sell four cryptocurrencies, which could make it more useful for everyday life. Is this the moment when cryptocurrencies become mainstream?

  9. Why it is so important to protect access to the dark night sky

    Why it is so important to protect access to the dark night sky

    The night sky has wowed people since the dawn of time, but it is becoming increasingly difficult to get a good view, writes Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

  10. Ventilation can make schools and offices safe from covid-19 – but how?

    Ventilation can make schools and offices safe from covid-19 – but how?

    Maximising airflow in public spaces is crucial to cut covid-19 transmission, but questions remain about what technology to use and how effective it needs to be