New Scientist Magazine -03 December 2016 (NS031216)


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No.3102 TABLE OF CONTENTS Leaders The campaign against alcohol abuse deserves two cheers NEWS UPFRONT Brexit puts Europe's nuclear fusion future in doubt Spain reveals huge surplus of ‘priceless’ human embryos Is Uber a taxi firm or digital service? European court decides Polar species spotted in the deep seas of the Mediterranean New Zealand is the first country to wipe out unwanted butterfly NASA offering $30,000 for the best astronaut toilet solutions Private moon mission plans to revisit Apollo 17 landing site 60 Seconds THIS WEEK Parkinson's disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain Language trends run in mysterious 14-year cycles Moon-dust cake mix shows moon may have had water from the start We may be able to tap into our memories from infancy Making cells ignore mutations could treat genetic diseases India's grand plan to create world's longest river set to go IN BRIEF Incredible physics behind the deadly 1919 Boston Molasses Flood Bad memories tend to stick around if you sleep on them The devoted spider dads who fix up nurseries for their babies Being popular is good for health – in monkeys, at least Coconut crab's bone-crushing grip is 10 times stronger than ours Bacteria taught to bond carbon and silicon for the first time Why diet drinks with aspartame may actually help make you fatter Africa's tallest tree measuring 81m found on Mount Kilimanjaro ANALYSIS The plan to ban fishing in more than half the world’s oceans Truly global internet access will be a double-edged sword Time to stage trials of engineering the atmosphere to cool Earth Stop buying organic food if you really want to save the planet TECHNOLOGY AI learns to predict the future by watching 2 million videos APERTURE Up close with the giant teeth of the deep-sea fangtooth FEATURES Seeing reason: How to change minds in a ‘post-fact’ world Booze ruse: Can a drink now and then really boost your health? Generation clean: Why many young adults choose to stay sober Old toys will self-destruct thanks to vanishing plastic PEOPLE The world’s first seismometer used a toad to catch an earthquake CULTURE Physics may be a small but crucial fraction of our reality Earwigs and rotten panther: The diet of a Victorian eccentric Regulars LETTERS, FEEDBACK, THE LAST WORD

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 3 Dec 2016
Month December
Year 2016