Me and my telescope
Publication date: 22 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3235Author(s): Ruth MaceRuth Mace studies the evolutionary roots of human behaviour on the Tibetan plateau. She thinks it is the best place to be if the apocalypse happens, but advises against believing it will (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 22, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Who will pay?
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Drugs are increasingly becoming too expensive to use (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Wiping out Earth's plants
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Adam VaughanNearly 600 species have gone extinct over the past 250 years as a result of human activity, reports Adam Vaughan (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

NASA is opening up the ISS for business
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Salamander-eating plants
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Michael Le PagePitcher plants in Canada seem to regularly dine on young amphibians (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

AI needs more energy than five cars
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Donna Lu (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Why a possible Alzheimer's drug may never be trialled
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Debora MacKenzieAn arthritis drug might prevent Alzheimer's, but the firm that owns it isn't keen to develop it. Debora MacKenzie reports (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Ancient sexual encounters
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Michael Marshall (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

3D-printed replica heads give cancer therapies a trial run
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Donna Lu (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

How you process food is only partially down to your genes
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Linda Geddes (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Families turn to Argentina for cystic fibrosis drug
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Clare Wilson (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Weird star dimmed for a few days for unknown reasons
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Leah Crane (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Mapping every microbe
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Ruby Prosser ScullyThe ambitious attempt to identify every Australian microorganism (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Preserved asteroid on moon
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Jonathan O'CallaghanThe space rock seemingly responsible for a giant crater may still be there (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Female trees more likely to die than male ones
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Chelsea Whyte (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Climate monitoring axed
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Adam VaughanA crucial air-sampling scheme in the Atlantic is ending (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Fungi trade with plants like a stock market
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Daniel Cossins (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Bizarre pentaquark is a subatomic ‘molecule’
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Leah Crane (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

AI article writer could help detect fake news
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Donna Lu (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Our stomachs put a limit on extreme human endurance
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Michael Le Page (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Hunt for roots of the oak tree heads south
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Adam Vaughan (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Killer's see-through grin makes it deadly
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Ruby Prosser Scully (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Ocean plastic found at every depth
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Ancient population uncovered in Siberia
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Stem cell patch could repair hearts
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Animal-cams get an on-board AI director
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): MLP (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Time of thundery downpours may shift with climate change
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Michael Marshall (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Slimy solution to a medical problem
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Leah Crane (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Nurse, pass the robot
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Ruby Prosser ScullyThe rapid rise of robot-aided surgery ignores the problem that gadgets don't always improve treatment outcomes, says Ruby Prosser Scully (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Working hypothesis
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Sorting the week's supernovae from the absolute zeros (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

End medical gender bias
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Caroline Criado-PerezResearch on new treatments is skewed towards male subjects – with huge effects on women's health, says Caroline Criado-Perez (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

The charm of antimatter
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Chanda Prescod-WeinsteinThe warp engines of the Star Trek universe may not be possible, but we are learning more about the particles that fuel them, writes Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Letters
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

From the archives
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Simon Ings30 years ago, New Scientist was looking at a digital technology set to transform the world (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Tangled roots
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Bethan Ackerley (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

How free is free will?
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Jonathon Keats (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Noises in the dark
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Richard Webb (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Don't miss
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Beast from the east
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Simon Ings (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Step on it
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Herman PontzerWe know exercise is good for us. But how much do we need? Anthropologist Herman Pontzer has the answer (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Destination: Mars
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Leah CraneLeah Crane has your definitive guide to reaching our neighbouring planet and getting home in one piece (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Secrets of the koala hospital
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Georgina KenyonThere is a stomach-churning new way to treat koalas that are burned during wildfires. Georgina Kenyon holds her nose (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

How to be a maker: You hum it, I'll play it
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Hannah JoshuaAdd programmable components to make a theremin, the musical instrument that you don't touch. Hannah Joshua takes it away (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Quick Crossword #33
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Set by Richard Smyth (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Puzzle
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Set by Rob Eastaway (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Feedback
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Swim for it
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): My preferred form of exercise is swimming. For a given distance, which stroke is the best to use in terms of calories burned? (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

Spots or stripes
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Why do some animals have patterns of hair colours such as stripes or spots, and why can't I have stripy hair? (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

This week's questions
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): A few years ago, I was bitten on the hand by a red-bellied black snake. After a night in intensive care (during which I was not given antivenom), I soon recovered, with one exception: the complete loss of my sense of smell. How can a bite on the hand do this and could it affect other senses? (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research

This week's questions
Publication date: 15 June 2019Source: New Scientist, Volume 242, Issue 3234Author(s): Why do we experience a cold sensation in our mouth or nose when eating or inhaling menthol? (Source: New Scientist)
Source: New Scientist - June 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: research