VAR, urban mining and the world’s fastest web at New Scientist Live

VAR, urban mining and the world’s fastest web at New Scientist Live

With the programme for New Scientist Live really shaping up, here are five things you won’t want to miss out on at our award-winning show… Technology in sport is giving athletes the crucial edge over their rivals, helping umpires make difficult decisions and giving fans exciting new ways to experience the action. As we’ve seen […]

Winchester resident lays claim to mining rights in local pothole.|Humor

A Winchester local resident has filed a claim for mining rights in a pothole after it ate her Landrover Defender. Linda Holtby of Badger Farm laid claim to the hole near the traffic lights in Chilbolton Avenue after it rearranged her landing gear on Thursday evening. Winchester City Council have since filed a counter-claim with […]

New Amazon Threat? Deforestation From Mining

New Amazon Threat? Deforestation From Mining

Newswise — Sprawling mining operations in Brazil are destroying much more of the iconic Amazon forest than previously thought, says the first comprehensive study of mining deforestation in the world’s largest tropical rainforest. The research, published in Nature Communications, finds that mining-related forest loss caused roughly 10 percent of all Amazon deforestation between 2005 and 2015, […]