Climate change: problem solved
According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), if climate change is left unchecked, global warming could be irreversible by the time the 21st Century comes to a close. But there is still hope. Inside the January issue of Focus, we look at the technologies that will help us tackle the problem. From solar farms at sea to cloud brightening and vertical farms, these ideas may just save our planet.
Nature’s strangest phenomena
The world is wonderful, but it’s also very weird. Stones that slide for no apparent reason, bright pink lakes, underwater crop circles, ringing rocks… inside our latest issue we investigate 10 natural phenomena that have long been unexplained by science.
The truth about diets
For every inch you’ve added to your gut over the festive period, a fad diet promises to help you shed it. But just how effective are the paleo, raw food, 5:2 and other trendy diets? We chew over the science inside this month’s Focus, separating the facts from the fads.
Also inside this issue:
Why power corrupts: Inside the mind of a dictator
Beat the sales: Scientific secrets of New Year shopping
Essential apps: Supercharge your smartphone with 2015’s must-have apps
Parallel universes: The latest mind-bending theory
Science in 2015: Looking ahead to next year’s biggest stories
Q&A: Why do jokes get less funny after repetition?
MegaPixel: Awe-inspiring images from the world of science
Tech Hub: LED torches under the spotlight
To Do List: This year’s Royal Institution Christmas Lectures
How Do We Know: Our place in the Universe?