New Scientist Magazine -25 June 2016 (NS250616)


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New Scientist Magazine issue NS250616 published by New Scientist

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No. 3079 TABLE OF CONTENTS Leaders Why you should worry about intelligent machines NEWS UPFRONT A yellow fever epidemic has hit central Africa. Is Asia next? WADA report shows tricks Russian athletes use to skip drug tests Zika virus prompts increase in unsafe abortions in Latin America Comet perfume captures Rosetta probe’s whiff of comet 67P China wants to share its new space station with the world Freeze on gun research thaws a little as California opens center Activists could force UK to clean its air – if it remains in EU 60 Seconds THIS WEEK Hundreds of genes seen sparking to life two days after death Race to save hidden treasures under threat from climate change Microbial mass extinctions were kicked off by human evolution LIGO black hole pair may be stars that lived and died together Microbubbles open brain’s barrier to make chemo more effective Cont-roo-ception: Hormone implants bring kangaroos under control IN BRIEF Magnets could pull oil out of ocean before wildlife is harmed Nearly naked black hole lost its ‘clothes’ to a gravity rip tide Back-stabbing butterflies rob the ants that once protected them Asteroids keep their rings safe from gas giants’ clutches ‘Stomach tap’ to let obese people empty their gut after eating ‘Daisy-chain’ gene drive vanishes after only a few generations High-fibre diet may protect against peanut allergy Budgies use grammar to find meaning in unfamiliar phrases ANALYSIS Forget killer robots: This is the future of supersmart machines Subsidised egg freezing isn't the answer to Japan's birth rate Billion-dollar vows to save Barrier Reef are too little too late First step to reducing hate crimes? Enshrine equality in law TECHNOLOGY 3D-printed phones herald world of instant electronic everything Wearable device for racehorses could help prevent fatal injuries NATO says the internet is now a war zone – what does that mean? APERTURE End of an era: Photos show decline of the US newspaper industry FEATURES Don’t give up the day job: Why going to work is good for you The world’s oldest paycheck was cashed in beer Find your meaning at work: 6 things a salary can’t buy Can machines take our jobs without ruining our lives? What happens if we pay everyone just to live? Fixed by light: Flick a switch to banish pain and blindness PEOPLE You can touch the heart of physics without doing the hard bits CULTURE One man’s little slice of nature is a historical microcosm Making a splash: Let’s hear it for the first underwater band

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 25 Jun 2016
Month June
Year 2016