New Scientist Magazine -18 February 2017 (NS180217)


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New Scientist Magazine issue NS180217 published by New Scientist

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No.3112 Leaders We need slow science to sow the seeds of future prosperity NEWS UPFRONT Crews race to fix California dam before more rain falls Two new drug therapies might cure every form of tuberculosis NASA wants to put a lander on Europa’s surface to look for life Australia’s extreme heatwave is a preview of things to come Mars landing sites for 2020 NASA mission down to the final three 400 pilot whales stranded on New Zealand’s ‘whale trap’ beach Human genome editing shouldn’t be used for enhancement – yet 60 Seconds IN BRIEF Glass from nuclear test site shows the moon was born dry Synchronised swimming seems to make dolphins more optimistic Rare mid-weight black hole found at heart of bright star cluster Software helps musicians stop slouching by ruining their music Deep-sea squid points a big, bulging eye up and a tiny eye down Magnetic meteorites narrow down solar system’s birthdate Antibiotics might kill gut bacteria that protect newborn lungs New beetle species bites army ant’s butt and hitches a ride ANALYSIS How to build better sex robots: stop making them look human Science stood apart from politics for a long time, not any more Great lettuce crisis is a taste of climate crop chaos to come The Mars paradox: Why we still don’t understand water on Mars APERTURE Sperm whale’s skin comes off during mass ‘scratchathon’ FEATURES Magnets, boiling kettles and the secret code underlying reality Heal yourself from inside your dreams How you can control what happens in your dreams Slaughter of an American icon: The Yellowstone buffalo cull PEOPLE How to accidentally save the planet CULTURE Connecting us all: How satellites remade the world A space travel guide for your first holiday off-planet How the world made us: chance and climate in the human story Regulars LETTERS, FEEDBACK, THE LAST WORD

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 18 Feb 2017
Month February
Year 2017