New Scientist Magazine -04 February 2017 (NS040217)

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New Scientist Magazine issue NS040217 published by New Scientist

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No.3111 TABLE OF CONTENTS Leaders Speak up for science, however you can NEWS UPFRONT Trump's travel ban is already stopping scientific collaboration Yellow fever outbreak is killing off rare monkeys in Brazil Higher unemployment linked to more shootings at schools AI just won a poker tournament against professional players Goat plague wipes out 10 per cent of endangered antelopes Antibiotic resistance spreads from farms to people in China 60 Seconds IN BRIEF New hermit crab has candy-stick legs and a giant spoon-like claw Gene editing has saved the lives of two children with leukaemia The folds in your brain may be linked to how neurotic you are AI rivals dermatologists at spotting early signs of skin cancer Giant flying reptile was top predator like a winged T. rex Parasite turns wasp into zombie then drills through its head Metallic hydrogen finally made in lab at mind-boggling pressure Vacuum transfer advance will help redefine kilogram next year ANALYSIS Wood-burners: London air pollution is just tip of the iceberg More empathy isn’t the right prescription to heal the planet A painful reminder for Donald Trump of why torture is pointless US scientists can look to Canada for ways to fight a crackdown APERTURE The pioneering snowflake photographs of a young obsessive FEATURES Essence of reality: Hunting the universe’s most basic ingredient One time or another: Our best 5 theories of the fourth dimension The great extermination: How New Zealand will end alien species Spotless mind: Manipulating the brain to rewrite memories PEOPLE Sibling heroes from the dawn of antibiotics CULTURE London show confirms the natural world is dead. Good riddance The video installation that makes us swim in our own mess Regulars LETTERS, FEEDBACK, THE LAST WORD

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 4 Feb 2017
Month February
Year 2017