NewScientist: The Daily Newsletter

Welcome to another issue of “Hawaii Science Digest”.  This Hawaii Island blog focuses on science, technology, medicine, health, the environment, cyber security, and artificial intelligence (AI).  Views expressed in this science news summary are those of “NewScientist”, its reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 22 January 2019, 0145 UTC.

Source:  https://www.newscientist.com

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ATEST

France and others plan to tackle air pollution in Mediterranean sea

France and others plan to tackle air pollution in Mediterranean sea

A neanderthal skull

The last Neanderthals may have died out much earlier than we thought

Creation of gene-edited babies in China may have been illegal

Creation of gene-edited babies in China may have been illegal

zebrafish

Probability helps zebrafish stay in schools when faced with predators

A fish in a dark background

Astronauts could use fish and human waste to grow food on long trips

Could a diet save the planet? Only if we pay the real cost of food

Could a diet save the planet? Only if we pay the real cost of food

IN DEPTH

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people

trailer park

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains

An Italian hillside

Every bottle of prosecco may erode 4.4 kilograms of Italian hillside

'We'll die before we find the answer': Crisis at the heart of physics

‘We’ll die before we find the answer’: Crisis at the heart of physics

Pharmacist

No-deal Brexit could lead to drug shortages and delayed operations

exercising artwork

Why doing more exercise won’t help you burn more calories

EDITOR’S CHOICE

Mathematician’s record-beating formula can generate 50 prime numbers

Mathematician’s record-beating formula can generate 50 prime numbers

China's moon garden is dead as the craft is plunged into lunar night

China’s moon garden is dead as the craft is plunged into lunar night

(Coenobita compressus) walking in sand. San Cristobal island, Galapagos.

Long penises help hermit crabs avoid being robbed during sex

Astronauts travelling to the moon and Mars risk dying from superbugs

Astronauts travelling to the moon and Mars risk dying from superbugs

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