New Scientist Magazine - 10 June 2017 (NS100617)


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No.3129 TABLE OF CONTENTS Leaders Don’t forget the lessons of deadly lead The quiet battle over science in the UK general election NEWS UPFRONT Our species may be 150,000 years older than we thought SpaceX launches first reused Dragon capsule full of research Promising results from new drugs for prostate and ovarian cancer Google blocker to eliminate bad ads and let users go ad-free Theresa May’s repeated calls to ban encryption still won’t work Accelerating Antarctic crack will hasten calving of huge iceberg 60 Seconds NEWS & TECHNOLOGY Human tests suggest young blood cuts cancer and Alzheimer’s risk Automatic sign language translators turn signing into text Extinct species of Galapagos tortoise may be resurrected Robot dog has an artificial woof that sounds like the real thing Drinking small amounts while pregnant may affect the baby’s face Robots will be more useful if they are made to lack confidence Drug that boosts confidence in your own actions may help OCD Huge ice age methane blowout is ill omen for glacier retreat LIGO’s third detection hints at how black hole binaries are born Photos of human faces reassembled from monkeys’ brain signals IN BRIEF The strange Cook pine trees that always lean towards the equator AI will be able to beat us at everything by 2060, say experts Watch cuttlefish apparently pretending to walk just like crabs Mars rover sees signs of microbe-friendly layers in ancient lake Brain switch in voles makes them fall in love at first sight Unhealthy vagina microbiome can make HIV drugs less effective The hottest planet yet is twice Jupiter’s size and hot as a star Ticks use sticky pads on their feet to cling on to our skin ANALYSIS Trump ditching Paris climate deal isn’t the end of the world Geoengineering fears make scrutiny of ocean seeding test vital NASA is right to pay homage to the living for the first time How to combat the dark Facebook ads aiming to swing UK voters APERTURE Brain images display the beauty and complexity of consciousness FEATURES The Higgs bang: The particle that blew up the universe Causing a stink: The truth about fragrances and your health Life aloft: The unexplored ecosystem above your head PEOPLE Inventor hero was a one-man environmental disaster CULTURE The stories we tell have the power to shape our future A story of the fight for the soul of flooded New York City Brecht’s Life of Galileo pumped up for the 21st century More Crossword #7

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 10 Jun 2017
Month June
Year 2017