New Scientist Magazine – January 7, 2023 issue:
Which inventions should we prioritize to safeguard the environment and human health and happiness? From better batteries and photovoltaic paint to a universal vaccine precursor
Takashi Taniguchi and Kenji Watanabe create high-quality crystals that offer the perfect substrate on which to tailor-make two-dimensional materials with amazing electronic properties. They tell New Scientist how they grow their world-renowned crystals
Stone Age people in Europe appear to have recorded the reproductive habits of animals with markings on cave paintings, hinting at the early origins of writing
New Scientist Magazine – December 31, 2022:
New fossil discoveries show predatory marine reptiles from 200 million years ago may have been bigger than today’s blue whales – and that they evolved astonishingly rapidly
The coming year will be a turning point for the Amazon rainforest, artificial intelligence and even our diets. Let’s choose a more hopeful direction for humanity
It took generations of work by engineers and scientists to reach this month’s nuclear fusion milestone, but there are big challenges ahead
New Scientist (December 17, 2022) issue:
It turns out reindeers’ amazing night vision is thanks to a strange ‘mirror’ in their eyes called the tapetum lucidum that is extra sensitive to UV light
The USS Monitor, an iconic piece of military history, sank 160 years ago. Now a marine sanctuary, the wreck has become an unlikely testbed for ocean conservation
The Double Asteroid Redirection Test aimed to change the orbit of the space rock Dimorphos, and it did so perfectly
: New Scientist – November 19, 2022 issue
With a growing number of people living with pain, we desperately need to understand it – but we are still unravelling the mysterious mechanisms behind the phenomenon
FEATURES – Roger Penrose: “Consciousness must be beyond computable physics”
FEATURES – Why emotions can feel so painful – and what it means for painkillers
FEATURES – We are only just beginning to understand what causes nociplastic pain
People are about to go back to the moon for the first time in 50 years. It isn’t just a race to get there, but a whole new era of lunar exploration and exploitation.
We will shortly see people walking on the moon again, mining precious resources and setting up lasting bases on the dusty, grey world. As NASA prepares to return to the moon, we take a look back at some of the key milestones in our history with our lunar neighbour.
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FEATURES – Your essential guide to the many breathtaking wonders of the universe FEATURES – Daydreaming has a dark side – is your fantasising holding you back? NEWS – No link between depression and serotonin, finds major analysis
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What is time? The mysterious essence of the fourth dimension
The nature of time is a tricky notion to pin down. But whether it is a fundamental part of our universe or just an illusion has huge implications
FEATURES Could we ever go back in time? Relativity does not rule it out
FEATURES How do we sense time? The brain cells that order our memories
New Scientist Magazine – May 28, 2022
NEWS Global food crisis is leaving millions hungry, but there are solutions Read more
New Scientist Magazine, May 14, 2022
FEATURES Fascia: The long-overlooked tissue that shapes your health FEATURES The grand plan to create a periodic table of all animal intelligence FEATURES Have we been measuring the expansion of the universe wrong all along? NEWS Simple webcam test could show whether you lack a mind’s eye NEWS How quickly can you catch covid-19 again if you have already had it?