New Scientist Magazine -05 November 2016 (NS051116)


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No.3098 NEWS UPFRONT Pirate party prepares for first major win in Iceland elections Male contraceptive pill works – but side effects halt trial Last-ditch effort to save the world's smallest porpoise agreed Super-cold winters in the UK and US are due to Arctic warming Wildlife numbers more than halve since 1970s in mass extinction Superfast therapy cracks multidrug-resistant tuberculosis Taj Mahal's staining blamed partly on burning of household waste 60 Seconds THIS WEEK Classic quantum experiment could conceal theory of everything Swifts break record by staying aloft for 10 months at a time A bit of disgust can change how confident you feel Bump hiding in 20-year-old data could be undiscovered particle Chimps and bonobos interbred and exchanged genes First Australians ate megafauna and used nets for hunting Fruity or fermented? Algorithm predicts how molecules smell IN BRIEF Invading giant geckos get stuck on a single building Our Ice Age ancestors skinned cave lions to make roofs for huts Fish swims to the same nest each year just like migrating birds Spider-eating bug muffles web vibrations to sneak up on prey Brown pebble turns out to be first ever pickled dinosaur brain How lack of oxygen makes bacteria cause acne and how to stop it Space telescope duo will showcase the solar system in 3D Honeycomb-shaped streets would stop traffic from getting sticky ANALYSIS Make America whole again: how the US can heal its political rift A huge problem still lurks at the heart of Paris climate deal We must do more to stop air strikes on Aleppo’s hospitals Climate campaigners should have the right to sue governments APERTURE See inside a condom factory and what it takes to keep sex safe FEATURES You are hallucinating right now to make sense of the world Whale tales: The real-life Moby Dicks Every human culture includes cooking – this is how it began I use the world’s biggest laser to recreate the inside of stars CULTURE When politics fills the language gap, can science be neutral? Future Humans: Just how far can our evolution go? Regulars LETTERS, FEEDBACK, THE LAST WORD

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 5 Nov 2016
Month November
Year 2016