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Lab notes: space nations, snake kings and spidey senses - the week in science

This week’s biggest stories<p>Are you ready to be a citizen of the first nation state in space? You won’t even need to leave terra firma - Asgardia, the proposed space nation, will initially exist as a single satellite. The team of scientists and legal experts behind the idea say it move will foster …

Table Tennis

The Hubble Telescope Looked 13 Billion Years into the Past This Week

Out on the weekend.<p><i>(Permanent Musical Accompaniment To The Last Post Of The Week From The Blog's Favourite Canadian)</i><p>OK, this guy is having <i>waaaayyyy</i> too much fun being president.<p>On Thursday, he got to sit in a simulator and try to dock with the International Space Station, as only the gang at …

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p><b>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops</b><p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre</b> …

National Parks

Stephen Harris: perfect moules marinière

This recipe is flexible. You can add a spoonful of cream for moules à la crème, replace the thyme with tarragon or use cider instead of wine.<p>Serves four as a starter and two as a main<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1kg live mussels<br>• Light olive oil, for frying<br>• 1 garlic clove, crushed<br>• 125ml muscadet wine<br>• Small bunch parsley, …

How to Become A Morning Person

It’s a pivotal moment, and it happens every day. Your alarm, whether radio, iPhone, or analog, plays the tone that will begin your day. You have a …

Sleep

4 Blow-Your-Mind Brussels Sprouts Recipes

If you're not a Brussels sprouts fan, you will be soon. From Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Maple Syrup to a creamy, cheesy Brussels Sprouts Gratin, these recipes prove that this super-green can be addictively delicious.<p><b>1. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pecans & Maple Syrup</b><p>When you …

Perk up your porridge: the best oat recipes for a healthy breakfast

Gone are the days of gruel. Porridge is not just a sachet of Quaker Oats any more, nor a half-filled pot of watery oaty soup, but instead, a chance to get inventive and experimental.<p>And oats aren't just delicious, but even better for us than previously thought. A large bowl of porridge each day may …

Why is scar tissue different to normal skin?

A scar tells the world of injuries past – but why does scar tissue look and feel so different? BBC Future investigates.<p>When I was 10 or 11 years old, I hurt my knee at summer camp when I fell running around a gravel-covered walkway with some of my bunkmates. I fell hard enough that a few tiny …

Cocktail Recipes Using Laphroaig

The Scots who make Laphroaig know it’s not everyone’s cup of… Scotch. Made in Islay (pronounced EYE-lah), an island off Scotland’s western coast, …

Scotch Whisky

5 Reasons To Go On a Basecamp Antarctica Cruise

When a majority of folks think about traveling the world, Antarctica typically isn't on the top of their list. Less than 40,000 people traveled to Antarctica in the 2015-2016 season, braving the Drake Passage and soaking in all the magic that the bottom of the world has to offer. Yes, Antarctica is …

'Project Blue' Aims To Take The First Snapshot Of A Twin Earth

Seeking a distant pale blue dot<p>A new mission, announced today, aims to take a picture of the Alpha Centauri system, which houses the two closest sun-like stars to our solar system.<p>This telescope will be looking to take the first ever optical image of a potentially habitable exoplanet, and the team …

Astronomy

Behind the Picture: Find Out Why This Photo Looks Like a Drawing

Discover the story behind this 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year entry.<p><b>Photographers from around the world are participating in the</b> <b>2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year</b> <b>contest. Each week we’ll feature one contest photo entry and share how the photographer</b> …