Anti-ageing's new hope
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Graham LawtonA treatment intended to slow the process of ageing has been launched as a supplement without clinical trials. Graham Lawton reports (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Water may flow in giant canyon under Greenland ice sheet
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Michael Marshall (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

The facts about Facebook's fact-checking
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Donna LuThe first big report on the tech giant's initiative to fight fake news says there is plenty of room for improvement, finds Donna Lu (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Origins of the Vikings
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Michael MarshallA major DNA analysis has found that the Vikings didn't only come from Scandinavia. Their story is far more intriguing, reports Michael Marshall (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Brain-inspired chip could transform AI
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Donna LuThe placenta supplies food and oxygen to a fetus (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Debate reignited over the placenta's microbiome
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Jessica Hamzelou (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

DNA home testing worries
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Adam VaughanUK's data watchdog receives complaints about DNA testing firms (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

New monkey species already threatened by deforestation
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Chris Baraniuk (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Bionic eye helps people who are blind read letters again
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Donna Lu (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Hawaii telescope row
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Haunani KaneIt's time to stop ignoring local protests on Mauna Kea, says Haunani Kane (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Ancient predator on show
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Graham LawtonExquisite Chinese fossils on display in the UK (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

AI could lower household energy bills
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Adam Vaughan (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Jellyfish sperm with stingers that fire inside females
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Michael Marshall (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Soothing smartwatch app improves exam results
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Donna Lu (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Dark feathers give birds a lift when they heat up
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Donna Lu (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Hurtling star proves Einstein right again
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Leah Crane (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Tree stump kept alive by nearby trees
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Ruby Prosser Scully (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Something is up with the stars
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
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Light pollution helps virus spread
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
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Tiny capsules motor around the body
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
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Global warming has no recent parallel
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Adam Vaughan (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

The brain's waste disposal system for flushing out toxins
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Chelsea Whyte (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Flexible battery works even when stretched
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Dl (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

The lowdown on shutdowns
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Donna LuGovernments are increasingly cutting off the internet, saying this will curb violence. It mostly does the opposite, reports Donna Lu (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Working hypothesis
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Working hypothesis Sorting the week's supernovae from the absolute zeros (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

The ā€˜Iā€™ in reality
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Richard WebbTo make progress in understanding the world, we need to grasp what part we play in making it, says Richard Webb (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Are food miles important?
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): James WongCutting the transport distance from farm to fork seems a sensible and straightforward way to lower carbon emissions. But it's not that simple, writes James Wong (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Letters
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
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Arctic on fire
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Adam Vaughan (Source: New Scientist)
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A world gone bad
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Joanna Kavenna (Source: New Scientist)
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Don't miss
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
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Reflections of a broken world
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Helen Marshall (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Do we see reality?
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Donald HoffmanThe idea that our perception matches reality is intuitive – but it may be blinding us to deeper truths, says cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman (Source: New Scientist)
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Water from air
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Nic FlemingWith a water crisis bearing down on us, incredible materials that can suck water from even arid desert air could quench our thirst, says Nic Fleming (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Shedding light on the mind
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Clare WilsonEd Boyden has pioneered three transformative technologies for studying the brain. He tells Clare Wilson how these will help us to discover what thoughts and feelings are really made of (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

The undiscovered dinosaurs
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Riley BlackCould the golden age of dinosaur discovery still be ahead of us? Riley Black digs around (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

How to be a maker 2: Let garden birds tweet online
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Hannah JoshuaIs your garden home to birds, badgers or bears when you aren't there? Find out with Hannah Joshua's tweeting wildlife camera (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Quick Crossword #37
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Set by Richard Smyth (Source: New Scientist)
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Puzzle
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Set by Hugh Hunt (Source: New Scientist)
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Feedback
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
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Special effects
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): I took this picture of the sky over Wimbledon, London, on 13 May at around 6 pm, two and a half hours before sunset. How are these spectacular effects created? (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

A key question
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): We keep the key to our holiday cottage in a four-digit key safe by the door. Because of my poor eyesight, I move only one of the digit rotors when I leave, so it is easier to open next time. Most visitors rotate all rotors on leaving. Is my behaviour riskier? (continued) (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Hard baked
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Why do crisp ginger biscuits go soft if left exposed to the air for a couple of days when other baked products, such as cakes and bread, go hard? (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Still waters
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): When a container of liquid is rotated on its base in an upright position, the liquid inside doesn't turn with it and remains static. Why is this? (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

The Q & A
Publication date: 3 August 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3241Author(s): Jim Al-KhaliliQuantum physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili on oil painting, the nature of space-time and why he once wanted to play football for Leeds United (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - August 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Earth's new era
Publication date: 27 July 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3240Author(s): Is our technology shifting us and the planet into a different age? (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - July 27, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Telescope protests
Publication date: 27 July 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3240Author(s): Leah CraneThe Thirty Meter Telescope could revolutionise our view of space, but its volcano-top location is a problem. Leah Crane reports (Source: New Scientist)
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Deeper water wells are unsustainable
Publication date: 27 July 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3240Author(s): Adam Vaughan (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - July 27, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Mission to lunar pole takes off
Publication date: 27 July 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3240Author(s): Leah Crane (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - July 27, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Land grab in the Amazon
Publication date: 27 July 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 243, Issue 3240Author(s): Adam VaughanDeforestation has rocketed in Brazil since Jair Bolsonaro became president in January, reports Adam Vaughan (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - July 27, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research