Science

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Remains of nine Neanderthals found in cave south of Rome
Italian archaeologists believe most of Neanderthals were killed by hyenas then dragged back to den

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

08, May, 2021 @2:19 PM

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Chinese rocket’s chaotic fall to Earth highlights problem of space junk
China has played down fears that its Long March 5B rocket could hit a populated area or a plane in flight but there is no shortage of problem debris in orbit

Edward Helmore

08, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Euan Reid obituary
Other lives: Sociolinguistics expert with a particular interest in the use of minority languages in the UK

Kevin Wilson

07, May, 2021 @5:21 PM

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US military has ‘no plan’ to shoot down debris from falling Chinese rocket
Defense secretary is hopeful rocket will crash in the ocean; Aerospace Corp said it expects debris to hit the Pacific near the equator

Guardian staff and agencies

07, May, 2021 @9:25 AM

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Letter: Peter Dunn obituary
Roger Harris writes: When Peter joined Southmead hospital in Bristol he quickly fired everyone’s enthusiasm for neonatology

Roger Harris

06, May, 2021 @3:49 PM

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Eta Aquarids meteor shower 2021: Australia expecting to see spectacular display of shooting stars
The best time to look skyward will be from 2.30am to 3am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning – and you won’t need a telescope

Mostafa Rachwani

06, May, 2021 @5:50 AM

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Debris from Chinese rocket could hit Earth at weekend, says expert
Communist party newspaper claims Long March 5B should easily burn up in atmosphere but expert warns pieces will reach Earth

Warren Murray and Ian Sample

06, May, 2021 @12:10 AM

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Archaeologists uncover oldest human burial in Africa
‘Quite spectacular’ discovery shows three-year-old child was carefully laid to rest nearly 80,000 years ago

Ian Sample Science editor

05, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Alzheimer’s patients and hospital staff prescribed music in NHS trial
Exclusive: playlist based on listeners’ backgrounds and tastes found to lower heart rate, agitation and distress

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

05, May, 2021 @12:01 PM

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Mary Rose ship had multi-ethnic crew, study shows
Analysis of remains of crew on Henry VIII’s favourite warship sheds light on diversity in Tudor England

Steven Morris

05, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Can’t leave your phone alone? You’re just trying to blend in
Keep checking your smartphone without knowing why? You may be unconsciously copying those around you, according to Italian research into the ‘chameleon effect’

04, May, 2021 @3:37 PM

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Andrew Thomson obituary
Chemist who made a breakthrough in developing the anti-cancer drug cisplatin and brought about advances in spectroscopy

Roger Grinter

04, May, 2021 @11:42 AM

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