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Research Preview: Nature Magazine – Dec 8, 2022

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nature – December 8, 2022 issue:

Oil-palm farms that spare rainforests menace grasslands instead

Programmes to avoid deforestation could have unintentional impacts on a variety of ecosystems.

Fruit-fly inspired robots hold steady in a gust of wind

Flying devices weighing only 10 milligrams could be controlled by an unconventional set of instruments.

‘Prisoner’s dilemma’ pinpoints plants that cooperate

Game theory helps to identify genetic variants that give plants the ability to thrive in crowded conditions.

The search for new physics gets a new partner: the Sun

A fifth fundamental force predicted by some alternative theories of gravity has not been seen in the solar interior

Molten rock lurks not far below Yellowstone tourists’ feet

The magma chamber of an enormous volcano lies closer to Earth’s surface than previously estimated.

Research Preview: Science Magazine – Dec 9, 2022

Science Magazine – December 9, 2022 issue:

Alzheimer’s drug stirs excitement—and concerns

Antibody slows cognitive decline, but deaths, brain bleeds, and swelling mar results

NASA radar altimetry mission to study hidden ocean swirls

Enhanced resolution of SWOT satellite will highlight how small eddies soak up heat and carbon

Image problems besiege Stanford president

Marc Tessier-Lavigne’s early papers are subject of school and journal investigations

In China, ‘zero COVID’ has become a Catch-2

Population chafes at control measures, but lifting them now would carry huge risks

New U.S. law aims to light up medical research on cannabis

Biden signs bill streamlining pot studies and production

Preview: New Scientist Magazine – Dec 10, 2022

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New Scientist – December 10, 2022 issue:

Self-knowledge: How to know your true personality and why it matters

When it comes to knowing yourself, your own perception of your personality doesn’t necessarily align with that of people around you. But which is more accurate? And can discovering your true nature lead to a better life?

What the world’s largest liquid mirror telescope means for astronomy

The International Liquid Mirror Telescope, perched high in the Himalayas, has finally started making observations. If it succeeds, we could one day put a much larger liquid telescope on the moon

Flying squirrels carve nuts to store them securely in tree branches

Buried nuts would quickly rot in the tropical rainforests of Hainan Island, so flying squirrels have taught themselves carpentry instead

Preview: Science News Magazine – Dec 3, 2022

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Artemis missions will usher in a new, more diverse crew of astronauts

Space agencies are preparing to send the next generation of astronauts to the moon and beyond. Here’s how the next crews will be different from the last ones.

Some harlequin frogs — presumed extinct — have been rediscovered

A new treatment for debilitating nightmares offers sweeter dreams

Research Preview: Science Magazine – Dec 2, 2022

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Madagascar’s extraordinary biodiversity: Evolution, distribution, and use

Early snowmelt and polar jet dynamics co-influence recent extreme Siberian fire seasons

Monitoring of cell-cell communication and contact history in mammals

The human signal peptidase complex acts as a quality control enzyme for membrane proteins

Research Preview: Nature Magazine – Dec 1, 2022

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Science Magazine – December 1, 2022 issue:

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Fast-evolving genome regions point to DNA that sets humans apart

The collection of 1,500 rapidly changing segments is rich in sequences associated with brain development and disease.

Prehistoric rubbish hints that early cooks cared about flavour

Ancient chefs made bitter plants taste better with techniques such as grinding and soaking.

Off the hook: electrical device keeps sharks away from fishing lines

Such interventions could greatly reduce accidental catches of threatened species.

Devastating drought in East Africa is traced to nearby seas

Understanding the weather pattern known as the Indian Ocean Dipole might help to predict lack of rainfall in countries such as Kenya.

Preview: New Scientist Magazine – Dec 3, 2022

ISSUE 3415 | MAGAZINE COVER DATE: 3 December 2022 | New Scientist

New Scientist – December 3, 2022 issue:

  • FEATURES – The search for Britain’s lost rainforests and the battle to save them
  • FEATURES – How postbiotics could boost your health and even help reverse ageing
  • FEATURES – The strange quantum effects of twisted, graphene-like materials

Research Preview: Nature Magazine – Nov 24, 2022

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Research: New Scientist Magazine – Nov 26, 2022

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New Scientist – November 26, 2022:

COVER STORIES

  • FEATURES – The hunt for the lost ancestral language of Europe and southern Asia
  • FEATURES – Why the Colorado river is drying up – and what we can do about it
  • FEATURES – Will artificial intelligence ever discover new laws of physics?
  • NEWS – Drug that delays onset of type 1 diabetes gets approval in US

Research Preview: Science Magazine – Nov 18, 2022

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Science Magazine – November 18, 2022 issue:

Moore’s law: The journey ahead

High-performance electronics will focus on increasing the rate of computation

Tumors can teem with microbes. But what are they doing there?

New study suggests microbiomes can promote cancer by suppressing immune response and seeding metastase

Booming trade in mammoth ivory may be bad news for elephants

Paleontologists are urged to take a stand against a market that may provide cover for continued poaching

Defining the onset of the Anthropocene

Twelve sites are considered for defining the Anthropocene geological epoch