New Scientist Magazine -04 June 2016 (NS040616)


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New Scientist Magazine issue NS040616 published by New Scientist

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No. 3076 TABLE OF CONTENTS Leaders Free speech has met social media, with revolutionary results NEWS UPFRONT WHO warned there will be more Zika cases if Olympics go ahead First commercial carbon-capture plant set to open in Switzerland Microsoft and Facebook plan to lay internet cable under the sea Relax – your phone probably isn’t going to give you cancer UK to trial HPV vaccine in gay men but no plans yet for all boys Google plans to replace smartphone passwords with trust scores ‘Agitated’ gorilla had to be shot as it was acting unpredictably 60 Seconds THIS WEEK Britain’s oldest writing found buried near London Tube station Schrödinger’s cat alive and dead even after you saw it in half Vaccines might be able to stop Alzheimer’s plaques from forming Building blocks of life spotted around comet for the first time Neanderthals built mystery underground circles 175,000 years ago Blogging cells tell their stories using CRISPR gene editing IN BRIEF See-through brains reveal memory pathways for pleasure and fear Mongol hordes gave up on conquering Europe due to wet weather Rare cosmic balancing act makes Perseid meteor showers brighter Drop in Google searches reveals success of chickenpox vaccine Invasive trash-eating jackals save Europe £2 million a year Bloated baby black holes spotted in the distant universe This deep-sea creature could be the world's oldest living animal Compare the meerkat: Animals size each other up in race to top ANALYSIS Brexitology: What science says about the UK’s EU referendum In a world of cross-border cooperation, Brexit will harm the UK Vote Brexit and British science will still be a powerhouse There are better ways than referendums to decide big issues TECHNOLOGY Prisoners’ code word caught by software that eavesdrops on calls Study of 1 million sites shows just how closely we’re watched FEATURES Your explosive guide to the end of the universe No disease, no natural conception, no mind of your own. Excited? What happens when society crumbles and progress stops Meet the new Earthlings who will take over our planet PEOPLE Life amid death at Australia’s new body farm CULTURE The Oracle of Oil: The man who predicted peak oil It’s not funny being female: A famous comic examines womanhood This is Your Brain on Parasites: strong stories, shaky science Regulars LETTERS, FEEDBACK, THE LAST WORD

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 4 Jun 2016
Month June
Year 2016