New Scientist

A family in Italy doesn't feel pain because of a gene mutation
Robot that's the width of a hair masters Pac-Man and cuts cheese
TB, or not TB? At last, a urine test can diagnose it quickly
This is the oldest fossil of a plesiosaur from the dinosaur era
Restarting dead people's hearts lets doctors reuse their organs
Why 2018 is gearing up to be a tipping point for climate action
Children are becoming problem gamblers due to a legal loophole
Sad ‘pigs' have been filmed apparently mourning a dead friend
Giant tortoises are rare today but once roamed four continents
Mars overdue a planet-wide dust storm that could harm the rovers
Joke Christmas medical journal papers make unfunny bad science
England's shift to opt-out organ donation will save many lives
Fentanyl considered for execution cocktail by two US states
Weaponised microwave may be behind alleged sonic attacks in Cuba
The tiny space rock New Horizons is headed for may have a moon
Ancient black holes ruled out as source of all dark matter
Mysterious streaks seen on Saturn's moons could be ancient rings
Record-breaking two-tonne fish is the heaviest of its kind
Anti-vax views must not derail France's compulsory vaccine law
Fasting may boost brainpower by giving neurons more energy
‘Scary' spider photos on Facebook are revealing new species
Nomadic birds in danger after spate of wildfires in key wetland
Trump directs NASA to send astronauts to the moon and then Mars
We may know why younger brothers are more likely to be gay
Bumblebees solve the travelling salesman problem on the fly
Food delivery robots are teaching themselves how to cross roads
Ancient microbes caused Earth's first ever global warming
Faltering carbon capture needs more investment not doubt
Light from LIGO's neutron star smashup just got even brighter
What do the new ‘gay genes' tell us about sexual orientation?

Scientific American

Interstellar Visitor Stays Silent: for Now, No Signs of Aliens on 'Oumuamua
With FCC Net Neutrality Ruling, the U.S. Could Lose Its Lead in Online Consumer Protection
First Snapshot of Zika-Affected Toddlers Portends a Life of Struggle
A Guide to the World Bitcoin Created
Global Warming Tied to Hurricane Harvey
For Baby's Brain to Benefit, Read the Right Books at the Right Time
Ohio Passes Law Barring Abortion over Down Syndrome Diagnosis
The Evolution of Trust in a Digital Economy
Why One Med School Embraces DACA Recipients
The Proposed CVS–Aetna Merger Could Threaten Patient Privacy
How Bacteria May Help Regulate Blood Pressure
Beyond Bitcoin: How Technology Could Help Fix Our Broken Financial System
All the Ways Trump Shaped Science in 2017
Something Clicks for Dolphin Identification
Women in Science are a Force of Nature
The Mystery of How Babies Experience Pain
The Downside of Net Neutrality
AI Algorithms to Prevent Suicide Gain Traction
Do Money, Social Status Woes Fuel the U.S. Gun Culture?
The Good and Bad of Empathy
Tax "Reform" Could Harm Graduate Students, Delay Scientific Advancement
When Is It Safe to Eat Moldy Food?
A Chance for Real Congressional Support for Science
Social Notworking: Is Generation Smartphone Really More Prone to Unhappiness?
Oddball Object Tumbling among the Stars Could Disrupt Planetary Science

BBC Science/Nature

Star system has record eight exoplanets
How Greenland would look without its ice sheet
Hurricane Harvey rainfall 'weighed 127bn tonnes'
Sea reptile fossil gives clues to life in ancient oceans
Warmer Arctic is the 'new normal'
Nasa's New Horizons probe strikes distant gold
Dracula ticks in amber tell ancient blood-sucking tale
Jupiter Great Red Spot has deep roots
Interstellar asteroid checked for alien technology
Climate change: Trump will bring US back into Paris deal - Macron
'Worrying alarm call' for world's birds on brink of extinction
Pacific 'baby island' is natural lab to study Mars
Golden eagle migration out of sync with climate change
US flood risk 'severely underestimated'
Irish DNA map reveals history's imprint
Mt Hope installed as 'UK's highest peak'
Huntington's breakthrough may stop disease
Botanical exploits: How British plant hunters served science
Narwhal escape: Whales freeze and flee when frightened
US firm picks UK for weather satellites
Farthest monster black hole found
Researchers find 'oldest ever eye' in fossil
Google's 'superhuman' DeepMind AI claims chess crown
Little Foot skeleton unveiled in South Africa
UN signals 'end' of throwaway plastic
IUCN Red List: Wild crops listed as threatened
How UK's birds are being affected by a changing climate
Hinkley Point's Cardiff Bay toxic mud claim 'alarmist'
Australia's frog count: App calls on citizen scientists
Chief vet defends support of larger hen cages

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