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New Scientist
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  • Fuzzy thinking
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): What is the function of the fuzz on the skin of a peach' And is a nectarine a bald peach or a peach a fuzzy nectarine'
       
  • Hair shadows
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): During the recent total solar eclipse in the US, I overlapped my hands, using the gaps between my fingers to form “pinholes”. Just before the start of totality, someone noticed that the shadows formed through this “pinhole camera” onto a whiteboard were so sharp that the individual hairs on my arms were visible. How thin must the solar crescent be for the shadows to be this sharp, and how soon before totality would this occur' (Continued)
       
  • Feedback
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s):
       
  • Compiled by Richard Smyth
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  • Letters
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  • Glimpses of everything
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Simon IngsWhen it comes to understanding human culture, what a new gallery omits is as telling as what it includes, finds Simon Ings
       
  • Don't Miss
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s):
       
  • Big data goes over the top
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): David Betz
       
  • A world of water
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Matthew Cobb
       
  • My life in a bubble
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Amid the environmental angst of the early 1990s, eight eco-optimists embarked on an audacious mission inside a miniature Earth called Biosphere 2, as Mark Nelson recalls
       
  • The other plastic plague
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Christina ReedDoes plastic spread disease through the oceans' Christina Reed investigates
       
  • Supercharge your zen
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Helen ThomsonThe benefits of yoga and meditation are plentiful, but they take years of dedicated practice to achieve. Could a zap to the brain offer a shortcut, asks Helen Thomson
       
  • The autistic advantage
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Clare WilsonAutism often brings distinct cognitive strengths and now we are starting to find out why, Anna Remington tells Clare Wilson
       
  • Reality's whispers
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Bob HendersonHow does the world crystallise from quantum weirdness' We might just have heard the answer, says Bob Henderson
       
  • Lost and found
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Frank Swain
       
  • Welcome to the new warming world
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Michael Le Page
       
  • How to spend it
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Luke AllenThere are better ways to use the cash given to the NHS for its 70th birthday, says Luke Allen
       
  • Staring disaster in the face
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Chris PackhamI fear we've become numb to bad news about wildlife and we risk sleepwalking into a mass extinction. Wake up, says Chris Packham
       
  • The race to stop bots from taking over the world
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Chris Stokel-WalkerLawmakers want to clamp down on automated social media accounts before they affect elections, says Chris Stokel-Walker
       
  • Doctors nudged to cut antibiotic use
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  • A car windscreen that de-ices itself
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  • Dippy's distant cousin rips up the giant dinosaur rulebook
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  • Wearing a tie may hamper your brain
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  • The colour of cash' Red, yellow, green
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  • Cycle race is a tour de climate change
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  • Space sausage fattened up the sun
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  • Film may cool homes and turn windows into solar panels
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  • Quantum dots could treat Parkinson's
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Clare Wilson
       
  • The world's largest sport simulation
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Steve Cassidy
       
  • Delivery drones learn to dodge obstacles
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Chris Baraniuk
       
  • Hybrid plan could save doomed rhino
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Michael Le Page
       
  • When children begin to plan for the future
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Chelsea Whyte
       
  • Mine muncher chews up bombs
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Timothy Revell
       
  • Nightmares from the fringe
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Rowan Hooper
       
  • Whoops! NASA burned best hint of Mars life
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Shannon Hall
       
  • Apple peel extract helps reverse ageing
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Andy Coghlan
       
  • Prehistoric toddler liked life in the trees
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Michael Marshall
       
  • Personality links to Brexit views
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Debora MacKenzie
       
  • WHO breastfeeding brouhaha
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  • Ancient forts emerge in the heat
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  • Novichok nerve agent death probed
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  • Deadly flooding in Japan
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  • A dirty legacy
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): Chelsea WhyteIt will be hard to reverse Scott Pruitt's EPA changes, finds Chelsea Whyte
       
  • Science's deal or no deal
    • Abstract: Publication date: 14 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3186Author(s): The latest Brexit crisis puts research back in peril
       
  • Wine Breathing
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Sometimes I open a room-temperature bottle of red wine and put in a valved spout. On opening the valve the next day, at the same temperature, the noise I hear suggests that the air in the bottle was at a lower pressure than that outside. Why would this be'
       
  • First name basis
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): My wife and I often mix up the names of our children and our grandchildren, calling our grandson by his father's name and so on. Sometimes we even switch the names of the grandchildren with those of our cats. But we never seem to mix up the sexes. Why is this'
       
  • Thorny problem
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): I am puzzled by brambles, raspberries and blackberries. They have sweet, juicy fruit, presumably so they will be eaten by animals who will spread their seeds. But they also have prickles. What's the good of that'
       
  • Feedback
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s):
       
  • What was New Scientist talking about in Julys past'
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Mick O'Hare
       
  • Letters
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  • What could go wrong'
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Julie Freeman
       
  • Don't miss
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  • A meaning for medicine
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Simon IngsSimon Ings enjoys a humane response to the body
       
  • Making connections
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Leah CraneA research “relay race” is a cute film trick, finds Leah Crane
       
  • The climate change evangelist with God on her side
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Wendy GlauserTo change the hearts and minds of climate sceptics, Katharine Hayhoe mixes hard science and the Bible to get her message across, finds Wendy Glauser
       
  • The secret of you
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Caroline WilliamsAn overlooked bulge at the back of the brain could be the key to making us who we are, finds Caroline Williams
       
  • Towers of strength
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Stephen BattersbySatellite positioning systems are vital to modern life, but vulnerable to attack. There is a more powerful Earth-based alternative, says Stephen Battersby
       
  • Our African Origins
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Kate DouglasAwkward finds that undermine the story of where we came from are now impossible to ignore, finds Kate Douglas
       
  • Island oasis
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Jon White
       
  • Is a chatbot doctor as good as a human'
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Clare Wilson
       
  • Not so bright
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): David HamblingRising military use of dazzling lasers threatens to become an arms race, says David Hambling
       
  • How high will lifespan go'
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Tom KirkwoodNew evidence is fuelling a fiery debate over whether human longevity has reached its limit, says Tom Kirkwood
       
  • We must listen to the public's views on GM
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Lesley Paterson
       
  • The second great food war
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Michael Le PageBattle lines are being drawn over whether crops and animals modified with CRISPR gene editing can make it onto supermarket shelves, says Michael Le Page
       
  • Eat a velvet ant and you may croak
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  • Having one doctor is better than many
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  • Mars may have had life 100 million years before Earth could
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  • Is it a spaceship' A rock' No, a comet
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  • Bees just love the buzz of the big city
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  • Opiates could help treat narcolepsy
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  • It takes a drone to take down a drone
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  • Bacteria found living in the venom gland of snakes
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  • New form of gold is more gold than gold
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Michael Marshall
       
  • Crayfish clone army on the loose
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Michael Le Page
       
  • Inside Cuba's USB-stick internet
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Timothy Revell
       
  • Mother's health linked to fetus's future fertility
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Alice Klein
       
  • No such thing as a ‘normal’ vagina
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Alice Klein
       
  • Enceladus spews right stuff for life
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Leah Crane
       
  • Monkeys that stumbled into the Stone Age
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Colin Barras
       
  • Romans helped TB conquer the world
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Clare Wilson
       
  • Can we edit sperm DNA before it meets egg'
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Michael Le Page, Frank Swain
       
  • Einstein's theory passes triple-star test
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Leah Crane
       
  • Your battle cry reveals how strong you are
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Chelsea Whyte
       
  • Tennis favours the underdog
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Michael Le Page
       
  • Facebook's unblocking bug
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s):
       
  • Lost boys found alive in Thai cave
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  • NHS may restrict some operations
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  • Wildfire smoke hazard
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  • The world's smallest hard drive
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Andrew RosenblumCan commercial DNA data storage succeed, asks Andrew Rosenblum
       
  • Who turned the heat up'
    • Abstract: Publication date: 7 July 2018Source: New Scientist, Volume 239, Issue 3185Author(s): Climate change's influence on the weather is becoming clearer
       
 
 
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