New Scientist Magazine - 11 November 2017 (NS111117)


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New Scientist Magazine - 11 November 2017 published by New Scientist

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No.3151 TABLE OF CONTENTS Leaders Your data is too valuable and sensitive to dish out for free Get closer to death to make the most of life NEWS UPFRONT Estonia freezes popular e-residency ID cards due to security bug Planting trees could mop up 10 years’ worth of greenhouse gases China’s dreadful air pollution seems to have got a bit better Five firms aim to power moon-orbiting way station to deep space Meet the winners of the biggest-ever face-recognition challenge FDA loosens rules on direct-to-consumer genetic tests Australia to cut cervical cancer risk with less regular tests 60 Seconds NEWS & TECHNOLOGY What we’re doing now will make the ocean completely unliveable Boy with a genetic disease has had almost all his skin replaced A bizarre supernova keeps exploding over and over again Breathing pure oxygen could heal footballers with concussion AI binges on CSI crime shows and learns to guess whodunnit Why burying loved ones in unmarked graves could save wildlife We’ve figured out how to ensure quantum computers can be trusted I went on a data diet and all I got was ads and paranoia There is a third species of orangutan and somehow nobody noticed How learning to share cakes could help stop unfair US elections Virtual cocktails hijack your senses to turn water into wine Blood cells in chronic fatigue syndrome are drained of energy People with face blindness are missing a ‘hub’ in their brains Dinosaur mass-extinction let mammals come out in the day IN BRIEF Freeloading mites are squatting on spider webs and stealing food Visual trick fools AI into thinking a turtle is really a rifle Secure your secret messages with printable invisible ink Europe and the US were most responsible for deadly heatwave Enceladus’s hot, gritty core may cook up ingredients for life Malaria parasite makes mosquitoes more likely to suck your blood Cosmic rays have revealed a new chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid Phone sensors can save lives by revealing what floor you are on ANALYSIS Letting robots kill without human supervision could save lives Why Hawking’s PhD thesis is now an internet-breaking inspiration Rivers and forests need the same legal rights we grant to people Massachusetts may end daylight saving time – let’s all join them APERTURE Gang of ants surgically dismembers large, dead spider on Borneo FEATURES Consciously quantum: How you make everything real State of unrest: Can fidgeting really help you concentrate? The unseen puppet masters that control life in the oceans PEOPLE This mortician wants to fix our broken relationship with death CULTURE Language: Unlocking the past’s most powerful secret The Seduction of Curves revives old ideas about maths and beauty

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