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Correction: Estimating retention in HIV care accounting for patient transfers: A national laboratory cohort study in South Africa

PLoS Medicine - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 23:00

by Matthew P. Fox, Jacob Bor, Alana T. Brennan, William B. MacLeod, Mhairi Maskew, Wendy S. Stevens, Sergio Carmona

Gluten-free dogs? Pets deserve better than this evidence-free fad

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 18:35
Animal owners are increasingly falling for potentially risky fad pet diets or homeopathic alternatives to vaccines, warn vets Danny Chambers and Zoe Belshaw

Fortnite is coming to Android, but players risk downloading malware

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 17:14
When blockbuster game Fortnite hits Android phones, gamers will be able to get it outside Google Play, which could leave them vulnerable to scams

Preserved ocean creatures make landfall in London

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 17:00
Dissected and preserved sea life specimens give visitors a thrilling, slightly shallow glimpse of a hidden world

Bots on Amazon’s Mechanical Turk are ruining psychology studies

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 14:26
Psychologists use Amazon’s Mechanical Turk platform to study our behaviour, but now bots are spoiling things by pretending to be human

This man spent months alone underground – and it warped his mind

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 14:00
Michel Siffre’s extraordinary self-experiments in a cave with no light would never be allowed now – but revealed strange truths about how we perceive time

The Meg: Real Megalodon shark would eat Jason Statham for breakfast

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 13:37
Jason Statham’s new film The Meg looks gloriously silly and good luck to it, but it got us thinking about what its giant prehistoric shark was really like and why it died out

New Scientist Live: sneak preview of this year’s mission to Mercury

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 13:31
It’s time to return to the planet Mercury. At New Scientist Live, Emma Bunce will be revealing all about the BepiColombo mission set to launch in October

New Zealand becomes the latest country to ban plastic bags

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 13:05
People in New Zealand currently use about 150 plastic bags each a year, but the country now plans to phase them out within the next six months

Feedback: What would happen if Earth was made of blueberries?

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 12:00
Thanks to science, we now have an answer. Plus: a stolen shark, mapping the Kessel Run, TripAdvisor reviews of migrating animals, and more

Allergy explosion: What causes allergies and how to avoid them

New Scientist - Ve, 10/08/2018 - 11:00
We've all heard that being too clean can cause allergies, or exposure can help you beat them. Most advice doesn't stand up, but there are things that do seem to work

We have measured the speed of death and it’s 2 millimetres an hour

New Scientist - Gi, 09/08/2018 - 21:00
Biologists have watched death spread across a living cell for the first time, and discovered that it travels in a steady wave in the same way that wildfires do

High-speed electrons prove Einstein was right about the speed of light

New Scientist - Gi, 09/08/2018 - 17:43
Albert Einstein predicted that the speed of light does not change just because you are moving – and now two experiments have shown just how right he was

Allergy explosion: The truth behind the most common myths

New Scientist - Gi, 09/08/2018 - 17:00
You can grow into and out of allergies your whole life; they come in groups; women are more allergy prone... Wild ideas about allergies abound, but which should you believe?

Alien grass is making California wildfires three times as frequent

New Scientist - Gi, 09/08/2018 - 17:00
Non-native grasses such as cheatgrass are easier to ignite and can spread fires far more quickly than the native ones

Uncrackable computer chips stop malicious bugs attacking your computer

New Scientist - Gi, 09/08/2018 - 14:00
Cyberattacks target not just our phones and laptops, but hospitals, schools and power stations. A new security solution redesigns chips from the inside out

Another supervolcano in California is not as dormant as we thought

New Scientist - Gi, 09/08/2018 - 13:09
The Long Valley Caldera in east California unleashed a supervolcano eruption 760,000 years ago. Today it is quiet but it may have a few smaller eruptions left in it

Tight underwear really is linked to lower sperm counts in men

New Scientist - Gi, 09/08/2018 - 01:00
Men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm levels than men who wear tight underwear, although the difference shouldn't usually be enough to affect fertility

Inducing labour at 39 weeks leads to fewer emergency Caesareans

New Scientist - Gi, 09/08/2018 - 00:00
It has been thought that inducing labour leads to more C-sections, but a study of over 6,100 women suggests this isn’t the case when induced at 39 weeks

‘Hey’: short messages are the best dating site strategy, study says

New Scientist - Me, 08/08/2018 - 21:00
An analysis of online dating has found most users hit on people who are 25 per cent more attractive than them, and that shorter messages have better reply rates
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