NewScientist: The Daily Newsletter, 30-31 Jan 2019

Welcome to another update from “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 the reporters and correspondents.  Content provided by today’s issue of “NewScientist”.

Accessed on 31 January 2019, 0245 UTC.

Source:  https://www.newscientist.com

Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.

Life’s secret ingredient: A radical theory of what makes things alive

8 ways to keep your brain young and stave off mental decline

LATEST

A person vaping

Vaping beats nicotine gum at helping people quit smoking

A black hole emits a plasma jet

Black holes eat negative energy and vomit out huge powerful jets

Denisova cave

Siberian cave reveals secrets of its mysterious Denisovan inhabitants

pregnant woman

People are seeking sperm donors online, but are the risks worth it?

So far 2019 has set 33 records for heat, but none for cold

So far 2019 has set 33 records for heat, but none for cold

A genome sequenced

Genome sequencing could become a routine part of health care in the UK

IN DEPTH

We may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s – and how to stop it

We may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s – and how to stop it

An ear

Mind-reading implant can decode what your ears are hearing

A person looking at a book

Can scanning books really reveal if the US is becoming more tolerant?

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is

Should we rename some cancers to make them sound less scary?

Should we rename some cancers to make them sound less scary?

What's inside nothing? This laser will rip it up to find out

What’s inside nothing? This laser will rip it up to find out

EDITOR’S CHOICE

green patterned light

The emptiness of space has a structure we could use to send messages

Exclusive: DNA solves Rudolf Hess doppelgänger conspiracy theory

Exclusive: DNA solves Rudolf Hess doppelgänger conspiracy theory

family in flood

Earth in 2050: This is what a world warmed by 1.5°C looks like

Our galaxy’s supermassive black hole may be spewing matter right at us

Our galaxy’s supermassive black hole may be spewing matter right at us

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: