New Scientist Magazine -30 April 2016 (NS300416)


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No. 3071 Leaders The story of Dolly is about us as much as cloning Thou shalt not tell us how to behave any more NEWS UPFRONT State of US health: black health up, teen pregnancies down Prescription monitoring system to curb drug abuse in Australia Massive new coral reef discovered at Amazon river mouth Upside-down lightning and mystery blue glimpses caught on film Craig Venter’s plans to scour 2 million genomes for drug targets Animals may be fed manure-bred maggots to make meat sustainable Half a degree extra warming would lead to catastrophic impacts 60 Seconds THIS WEEK Huge never-before-seen lake spotted hiding under Antarctic ice Cassini gears up for final fiery plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere Bathing in blue light before surgery may prevent organ damage Earth’s core is two-and-a-half years younger than its crust Hacking the LHC to sift trash could help find a mystery particle Childcare and housework are what give women more heart problems IN BRIEF Sleeping away from home? Half your brain is still awake Milky Way’s nearest galaxies may be new to the neighbourhood New Arctic life on barren seabed thrives on methane jets 21-million-year-old fossil is North America’s first monkey First direct evidence of ancient Mars’s oxygen-rich atmosphere The foundations of schizophrenia may be laid down in the womb Vampire vine helps to destroy alien European weeds in Australia Victorians experienced early climate change but missed the signs ANALYSIS Antibiotics apocalypse: Tales from fighters on the front line Record ivory burning shows world is failing Africa’s elephants Purple pain: why grief runs so deep when a pop icon dies young Judge gene-edited crops by what they do, not how they are made TECHNOLOGY How Minecraft is helping children with autism make new friends One Per Cent App watches you take your pills and knows when you’re faking FEATURES That’s odd: Unruly penguins hint where all the antimatter went That’s odd: Axis of evil stretches across the cosmos That’s odd: Missing neutrinos may be shapeshifters That’s odd: Quantum entanglement mangles space and time That’s odd: Weirdly energetic arrivals from outer space That’s odd: Why is gravity so weak? Why are religions so judgemental? Ask evolution The upside of nightmares: How bad dreams are also good for you PEOPLE The clone that changed my life: 20 years after Dolly the sheep CULTURE A new politics of climate change could save the world New Scientist’s 2016 Sci-Fi-London competition: the results The play X will have you clock-watching – but in a good way

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Publisher New Scientist
Title New Scientist Magazine
Frequency Weekly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 30 Apr 2016
Month April
Year 2016