New Scientist Magazine -28 May 2016 (NS280516)

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No. 3075 NEWS Exclusive: Effect of CO2 on warming is worse than we thought warming map TECHNOLOGY Say hello to Allo – and the AI assistants set to run your life The Google assistant being announced fibre FEATURES The pipes powering the internet are nearly full – what do we do? There’s only so much data you can cram down an optical fibre – unless you get rid of its insides. We need maverick solutions to save the internet sleep cartoon FEATURES So many reasons why sleep is too important to miss Getting enough sleep is arguably one of the best things you can do for your health. How can you make the most of it? sleep floating FEATURES How much sleep do you really need? We are used to hearing that 8 hours is the magic number – here’s the truth alarm clock FEATURES Can you catch up on missed sleep? Skipping sleep can hurt both body and mind, but there are ways to make amends hairy woman sleep FEATURES Can you cheat the sleep system with a smart napping schedule? Some people get extra hours awake by hacking their sleep patterns – be careful, though sleep method FEATURES 5 tips for beating insomnia Struggling to get to sleep? Do you wake up too soon? We can help you master your slumber sleep woman FEATURES How to sleep better There’s a big difference between dozing and getting proper refreshing sleep. Here’s how to make the most of your shut-eye sleep dog FEATURES How to nap like a pro Napping isn’t lazy – it’s a smart way to reap the rewards of sleep. Here’s the science behind the secrets of the true power nappers bme2010007w04151_16 FEATURES How mental health needs sleep – and vice versa Sleep and mental health are intricately linked, so Russell Foster wants to use sleep for diagnosing and treating troubled brains and minds Emilie du Chatelet FEATURES The bold, brilliant woman who championed Newton’s physics Emilie du Châtelet was a talented mathematician and experimental physicist who took on France’s intellectual establishment. But history hasn’t done her justice TABLE OF CONTENTS Leaders Sleep better to be better. It’s a no-brainer for doctors Family or science: women shouldn't have to choose NEWS UPFRONT Zika is now on the doorstep of Africa and the US mainland Did Google’s NHS patient data deal need ethical approval? India's reusable space plane takes its first test flight Tentacled sea creatures are taking over the Earth's oceans UK’s first fracking since 2011 may not be as bad as feared Official dietary advice on fat and sugar challenged World's parliament for the environment to tackle global issues 60 Seconds THIS WEEK Exclusive: Effect of CO2 on warming is worse than we thought Incoming asteroids could crumble harmlessly before they hit us Monkey seen caring for dying mate then grieving after she dies Cranky young sun could have kickstarted life on Earth Trees seen resting branches while ‘asleep’ for the first time Twins' close bond makes them more likely to live to retirement IN BRIEF Green light found to ease the pain of migraine Mars was once devastated by giant 50-metre tsunamis Why baby turtles work together to dig themselves out of a nest Tadpole galaxy spawns stars after eating invisible gas cloud Volcano in Chile dampened lunar eclipse's glory Reef fish get it on with other species at melting pot islands Gut bacteria influence the birth of new brain cells in mice Cheating cheetahs seen chasing hyena before stealing its prey ANALYSIS How the corporate well-being trend can lead to discrimination Let’s take a knife to the world’s rising tide of type 2 diabetes Legal right to fast internet won't heal the UK's digital divide What does ‘natural’ mean? Time to ditch a dangerous concept FEATURES The pipes powering the internet are nearly full – what do we do? So many reasons why sleep is too important to miss How much sleep do you really need? Can you catch up on missed sleep? Can you cheat the sleep system with a smart napping schedule? 5 tips for beating insomnia How to sleep better How to nap like a pro PEOPLE How mental health needs sleep – and vice versa The bold, brilliant woman who championed Newton’s physics CULTURE Can video games really create new knowledge? Syzygy exhibition squeezes cosmic wonders into everyday objects Regulars LETTERS, FEEDBACK, THE LAST WORD

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 28 May 2016
Month May
Year 2016