New Scientist Magazine -11 February 2017 (NS110217)


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New Scientist Magazine issue NS110217 published by New Scientist

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No.3111 Leaders We need transparent trials to keep confidence in medicine We all have our favourite way to read – what’s yours? NEWS UPFRONT US conservative bill aims to axe EPA – here’s why it won’t work Space junk collector burns up after hitting snag in first test New HIV infections in gay men have dropped by a third in England Flies are spreading antibiotic resistance from farms to people World’s most endangered marine mammal has 30 individuals left Switching from smoking to vaping does reduce your carcinogens More than 100 tech firms sign letter opposing Trump travel ban 60 Seconds IN BRIEF Sun’s rotation is slowed down by its own photons Tiny spacecraft could brake at exoplanet using alien starlight Plant keeps moths captive inside its fruits for almost a year Carnivorous plants repurpose stress genes to digest their prey Rare ‘baby dragons’ discovered in five new caves thanks to DNA Blood test could catch pancreatic cancer before it’s too late Powerful Zika vaccine protects mice and monkeys from the virus Bat-inspired robot swoops and dives like the real thing ANALYSIS Why some people with HIV can now ditch condoms Have we found evidence that we live in a holographic universe? Time to make sure Europe’s troubled satnav system really flies Age verification for online porn will be a security disaster APERTURE Seeking refuge in the heat of the night FEATURES Cholesterol wars: Does a pill a day keep heart attacks away? Cholesterol wars: We may be fighting the wrong enemy Smart-reading: How to read faster and comprehend more Everest is not the world’s tallest mountain – and here’s why PEOPLE Why your brain is like a conscious termite colony CULTURE The high cost of being digital The great VR Science Challenge D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson, the man who shaped biology and art Regulars LETTERS, FEEDBACK, THE LAST WORD

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 11 Feb 2017
Month February
Year 2017