Science: Potty-Trained Cows, Massive Sardines Run Off South Africa

Online News Editor David Grimm joins host Sarah Crespi to talk about the health and environmental benefits of potty training cows. 

Next, Peter Teske, a professor in the department of zoology at the University of Johannesburg, joins us to talk about his Science Advances paper on origins of the sardine run—a massive annual fish migration off the coast of South Africa. 

Chip Shortage: Forcing Auto Makers To Adapt

The number of semiconductors in a modern car, from the ignition to the braking system, can exceed a thousand. As the global chip shortage drags on, car makers from General Motors to Tesla find themselves forced to adjust production and rethink the entire supply chain. Illustration/Video: Sharon Shi

Views: A Video Postcard From Tuscany, Italy

Discover Tuscany from afar with our latest Postcard video. Start with a walk through the beautiful town of Pitigliano, carved from volcanic stone, and wander on to the medieval village at Il Borro and Pienza town, stopping off at some of our favourite spots along the way. It also features a wine tour at the vineyard of Il Borro, a dip in the hot springs at Bagni San Filippo plus the mesmerising views of the rural Val d’Orcia in the province of Siena – watch now to be instantly transported.

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Front Cover Preview: New Scientist Magazine – SEP 18

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Road Trips: Pustertaler Höhenstraße – ‘Balcony Of The Sun’ In Austria (4K)

The Pustertaler Höhenstraße panoramic route – the “balcony of the sun” – provides a marvellous panoramic view of the mountains making up the Lienz and Sexten Dolomites. An excursion along the panoramic route via: Abfaltersbach – Anras – Assling – Bannberg – Lienzer Klause – Leisach to Lienz.

Morning News: Cabinet Shake-Up In Britain, Covid-19 Study & Stargazing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has re-allocated a number of key government posts. We ask how the changes reflect his political standing and what they mean for his agenda. A first-of-its-kind study that deliberately infected participants with the coronavirus is ending; we examine the many answers such research can provide. And the rural places aiming to capitalise on their dark skies.

Views: Erawan Waterfalls In Western Thailand (4K)

Located in West Thailand in the Tenasserim Hills range of Kanchanaburi Province, Erawan National Park is home to one of the most popular falls in the country. Founded in 1975 as Thailand’s 12th National Park, it covers an area of 550 km².

The major attraction of the park is the 7-tiered Erawan Falls with emerald green ponds. There are also several impressive and long caves within the park, some of them deeper inside the park, few of them along the roads around the park. The park and the falls are named after the three-headed white elephant of Hindu mythology. The top tier of the falls is said to resemble an elephant head.