On sale date: 10th December 2015
2015: the best ever year for science?
The past 12 months have seen some incredible discoveries. We check out the best ones.
The lands that man forgot
Rainforests play a vital environmental role – but then so do swamps, deserts and grasslands.
Ground control to Major Tim
We catch up with the UK’s first ISS astronaut.
Also inside this issue:
Can’t get you out of my head: why do some songs embed themselves in your brain?
Face transplant: The 26-hour surgery that transformed a man’s life
Focus University: Discover how life got started on Earth
My life scientific: Helen Pilcher meets Royal Society Fellow and YouTube legend Sir Martyn Poliakoff
Q&A: Is hyperspace travel possible? Is being evil bad for you? Find out in our Star Wars Q&A special
MegaPixel: Awe-inspiring images from the world of science
Tech Hub: Could the BlackBerry be making a comeback?
To Do List: Brush up on your space survival knowledge at this year’s RI Christmas Lectures
Discoveries: Cancer-detecting pigeons