New Scientist: Science News and Headlines, 09 Mar 2019

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Cryotherapy

How celebrities have fuelled the amazing rise in pseudoscience

Paul Nurse is chief executive of London's Francis Crick Institute

Nobel-winner Paul Nurse on Brexit: ‘The UK is turning in on itself’

A fern moth caterpillar

Arsenic-munching caterpillars may ingest poison to prevent being eaten

What's that bird?

Hawkward! ‘Expert’ birdwatchers misidentify common birds as rarities

Linear collider

Japan inches towards building a successor to Large Hadron Collider

Mae Jemison: The astronaut plotting a journey to other stars

Mae Jemison: The astronaut plotting a journey to other stars

IN DEPTH

women artwork

Women in physics: Why there’s a problem and how we can solve it

Joy Milne

Meet the super-smeller who can diagnose Parkinson’s at a sniff

5G

Your 5G guide: Will we all benefit from super-quick mobile internet?

Prison

Exclusive: Brain zap therapy for aggression to be tested on prisoners

Submarine

China plans world’s first deep sea base, complete with robot subs

Eric Alm

I’m travelling the world to collect poo for the good of humankind

EDITOR’S CHOICE

Vaccination

MMR vaccine does not cause autism, study once again confirms

Bill Gates’s pancake problem – and three more pancakes in science

Bill Gates’s pancake problem – and three more pancakes in science

Urine in a pot

A gel made from urea has molecules that resemble friendship bracelets

mouse in infrared

Mice given ‘night vision’ by injecting nanoparticles into their eyes


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