New Scientist: Science News and Headlines, 27-28 Feb 2019

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Content provide by “New Scientist”, 27 February 2019.

Accessed on 28 February 2019, 0435 UTC.

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LATEST

Second-ever pair of semi-identical twins identified in Australia

Second-ever pair of semi-identical twins identified in Australia

face

Your genetic data can be exploited without you ever knowing about it

Mosquitoes

Malaria drugs for mosquitoes could help prevent the disease in humans

Cannabis plants

Engineered yeast can brew up the active ingredients in cannabis plants

Dark matter secrets could lie buried in ancient rocks on Earth

Dark matter secrets could lie buried in ancient rocks on Earth

Skyglow on a lynx

Light pollution has reached fragile habitats and may threaten wildlife

IN DEPTH

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos

Don’t panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos

A drone's eye view of a forest

Police drones with lasers could help find a murder victim in Australia

Green protest

18 up-and-running projects that could save us from climate change

Jonsson hunting for gadolinite

The village where more elements were discovered than anywhere else

Simon Clark

YouTube science videos: The channels you should subscribe to

telescope

The race to see the start of time in the first light of the universe

EDITOR’S CHOICE

Nazi sub is being destroyed by bacteria due to Deepwater Horizon spill

Nazi sub is being destroyed by bacteria due to Deepwater Horizon spill

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet

This optical illusion breaks your brain for 15 milliseconds

This optical illusion breaks your brain for 15 milliseconds

piano

A Place That Exists Only in Moonlight review: Sublime raid on infinity


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