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The spacecraft flew closer to the Sun than the inner planet Mercury, achieving its closest approach at just 32% of the Earth’s distance from our star. CLUBBED Cavemen holidayed in Med more than 50,000 years ago to get some Ice Age sun CAVEMEN went on holiday in the Med more than 50,000 years ago to get some Ice Age sun, researchers have found. Experts have unearthed the earliest evidence of modern humans in Europe in the sun-drenched south of France.

Our objective is to help scientists promote themselves, their teams and their research to millions of researchers around the world. Named Charlie, the green bean stick insect from Waldringfield, Suffolk, is the ‘first reported gynandromorph’ in that species according to experts at London’s Natural History Museum. Kilonovas are immense explosions caused by neutron stars colliding into each other, sending an intense jet of of high-energy particles through space, experts in Evanston, Illinois explain. The premise is simple – everyday at a different time, users are notified to capture and share a photo in two minutes.

Our science news programme represents a key part of our mission to communicate world-class research and innovation to the widest possible audience. A team of computer scientists from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire set about training an AI model to analyze social media texts. Although having prominent cheekbones makes people more likely to become an entrepreneur, it has no bearing on whether they will be a successful one, according to University of Cyprus-led researchers. The study, by researchers at the Universities of York and Durham, looked at the collection of engraved stones, known as plaquettes, which are now held in the British Museum. The space agency have challenged developers and designers to create scenarios inside this virtual world that the first crew could face when they arrive.

’ Ukraine warns EU ‘time is of the essence’ as bloc goes soft on sanctions A UKRAINIAN energy boss has urged the EU to “be bolder” in its attempt to scupper energy links… Rolls-Royce to be ‘major energy exporter’ as new reactors destined for EU ‘with UK stamp’ BRITAIN’S own Rolls-Royce is set to lead the way in slashing European reliance on Russian gas… Museum researchers publish and contribute to hundreds of scientific papers every year. Brace Yourself For the Comeback of Citizen ScientistsFrom water-testing polluted rivers to measuring radiation levels, ordinary people are taking environmental research into their own hands. Then Russian Troops ArrivedThe area around the defunct power plant has been an unexpected rewilding success story. It doesn’t even work yet, but nuclear fusion has encountered a shortage of tritium, the key fuel source for the most prominent experimental reactors.

The asteroid, named measures a whopping 1.1 miles (1.8km) in diameter, and will pass by our planet on Friday. An elephant summit opens on Monday in the resort town of Hwange, Zimbabwe, to look at the management of elephant populations. Auchindrain, a farming township, was close to the epicentre of last November’s quake. Some workers are still banking on a career in oil and gas, others are focusing on a greener future. Industry regulator Ofgem warns households that they should expect higher energy bills this winter.

The explosion on the white dwarf has been detailed in a new study by experts at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in Erlangen, Germany. In a new video, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Menlo Park-based firm Meta, can be seen testing a demo on the ‘high-end’ headset, which will come out later this year. The pits date from 8,200 BCE to 7,800 BCE and were found by University of Birmingham and Ghent University researchers using a combination of novel geophysics and ‘traditional’ archaeology. This communication enables organisms to mate and interact with each other, as well as locate predators and food, according to researchers led by the University of Hull. The underwater temperature increase could cause sea levels to rise and have devastating consequences for ecosystems, researchers from the Universities of Exeter and of Brest warn.

Researchers from the University of Sussex have revealed how these ‘dangerous’ plants are twice as likely to attract bees than wildflowers. People who work from home at least once or twice a week live further away than those who work in the office full-time, report researchers at the University of Sussex in Brighton. Previous studies have provided mixed results on whether the power pose actually influences your confidence or not. The analysis revealed a link between power posing and a more positive self-perception, as well as behaviour. Gerard Butler, Paris Hilton and YouTuber Zoe Sugg are just a few of the famous faces who have shared their lives with pugs. On March 26, 2022, the ESA/NASA Solar Orbiter spacecraft made the first of its close perihelion passages.

A much-heralded ‘universal cancer test’ may still be some way off, a researcher has warned. There are major flaws in the blood tests that are used to determine whether a patient has had a heart attack, according… The current treatment procedure for many forms of early-stage cancer is surgery to remove any tumours, then chemotherapy…. Two new urine tests that may be able to improve patient outcomes for bladder cancer have been developed by the Medical…