Current Issue

Why The World's Resources Could Last Forever
On sale date:
28th July 2017
Issue:
311

Could the world’s resources last forever?

Conservative peer Matt Ridley thinks that innovation will stop resources from running out.

The future of fighting crime

Revolutionary technology could give police new tools to stop criminals in their tracks.

Newly discovered monsters from the deep

The RV Investigator has been finding some creepy creatures in the ocean’s inky depths…

Where does consciousness come from?

Could the weird theory of ‘panpsychism’ help explain consciousness?

How pain works

Neuroscientist Irene Tracey outlines the biology behind pain. Still doesn’t make us feel better about stubbing our toes, though.

Q&As

  • Could you throw a frisbee on Mars?
  • Do seagulls drink seawater?
  • How does exercise reduce stress?

Plus

Eye opener - Incredible images from around the world.

Discoveries - All of the month’s biggest science news. PLUS: Will electric cars save our cities?

Innovations - The coolest tech we’ve seen this month.PLUS: BMW 530d xDrive on test.

Reply - Your letters and emails.

Helen Czerski - This month, Helen munches scones while pondering the mysteries of light.

Out there - All the best science-y stuff to do this month.

Crossword - It’s like a workout for your brain!

My life scientific - Helen Pilcher chats about Indiana Jones and destroying ancient artefacts with archaeologist Dr Brenna Hassett.