New Scientist Magazine - 29 July 2017 (NS290717)


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No.3136 TABLE OF CONTENTS Leaders Taking back control must not mean a return to overfishing NEWS UPFRONT Australia to expand commercial fishing in marine sanctuaries UK relaxes blood donation rules for gay men and sex workers Robot spots signs of melted fuel at submerged Fukushima reactor Trump’s plan to cut global health research may cost US billions Dark web crackdown as two biggest markets are taken offline Toy drones can pose more danger to planes than commercial ones 60 Seconds NEWS & TECHNOLOGY Lasers reactivate ‘lost’ memories in mice with Alzheimer’s Tides on exoplanets could drive alien biological clocks Fake duck test shows drones and AI beat humans at bird census Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young Tiny robots swim the front crawl through your veins Mysterious mega-swan once waddled through New Zealand Injectable PrEP could protect people at risk of contracting HIV Baby salmon with ‘old’ DNA more likely to survive epic migration AI suggests recipe for a dish just by studying a photo of it How the dark web’s gunrunners covertly ship US weapons to Europe Your eardrums move in sync with your eyes but we don’t know why We could build a galactic internet but it may take 300,000 years Robot physical therapist helps people walk again after a stroke IN BRIEF First dogs may have been extremely sociable wolves Adderall might improve your test scores – but so could a placebo Earth’s underwater dunes help explain Venus’s weird surface Spider’s web uses optical illusion to lure nocturnal moths Bioinspired tube robot can sneak round corners and turn on tap Blood test detects Alzheimer’s plaques building up in brain Mud eel’s wonky body may help it ambush prey Plastics made fireproof thanks to mother-of-pearl mimic ANALYSIS Tech giants don’t want you fixing your phone. Time to fight back In the age of the scam we need to know how to see a con coming California climate case turns up the heat on fossil fuel giants Now North Sea cod is sustainable, is it really ok to eat? APERTURE Prehistoric creatures dazzle in recreated art nouveau murals FEATURES The geometry that could reveal the true nature of space-time Awesome awe: The emotion that gives us superpowers Bigger bang theory: teach atoms new tricks to beef up explosives PEOPLE The fragility of you and what it says about consciousness CULTURE Learning to be fair: Lessons from the deep past Bringing our soil back to life with the latest in earth science More Children run Everest Marathon after quake destroys their home Regulars LETTERS, FEEDBACK, THE LAST WORD

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 29 Jul 2017
Month July
Year 2017