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Physics of knitting shows why your sweater is so nice and comfy
New Scientist Health News : June 22, 2018, 10:17 am
The spacing of stitches in knitted fabrics lets friction cascade through the material, which allows it to stretch without the yarn getting any longer
Cannabis oil: what is it and does it really work as medicine?
New Scientist Health News : June 22, 2018, 6:54 am
The UK government is reviewing medicinal cannabis after two boys with severe epilepsy were withheld cannabis oil treatments. Here's everything you need to know
Why is the UK running out of CO2 and what will it mean?
New Scientist Health News : June 22, 2018, 5:29 am
UK beer, fizzy drinks and meat producers have all warned of CO2 shortages disrupting supplies and have called on the government to act. So what's going on, and how bad is it?
Swarm of robot wildlife will check for life in an Italian lagoon
New Scientist Health News : June 22, 2018, 4:49 am
Robotic lily pads, mussels, and a robofish are drifting through the water in a Venetian lagoon, checking oxygen levels and signs of microscopic life
US Army has made a plastic bandage that swells to patch wounds
New Scientist Health News : June 22, 2018, 4:22 am
Most soldiers who die from potentially survival wounds suffer from uncontrolled bleeding. The US Army developed a bandage material that can seal wounds faster and more effectively