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How Bacteria Change Your Mood

Believe it or not, tiny organisms in your gut may be messing with your mind. We lift the lid on this new area of research.

On sale date: 5th February 2015

Issue: 278

How bacteria change your mood

Believe it or not, tiny organisms in your gut may be messing with your mind. We lift the lid on this new area of research.

NASA’s new spacecraft

How the Orion spacecraft will open the door to a new era of manned space exploration.

Britain’s most dangerous roads

Are you safer on the motorway or country lanes? We dig into the statistics to find out.

Also inside this issue:

Information overload: Daniel Levitin on how to cope in the digital age

Right to rule: DNA analysis of Richard III’s skeleton reveals some surprising results

Animals in love: What can gibbons, wrens and angelfish teach us about love and romance?

Smartwatch showdown: We strap on four of the latest models

Marvellous medicine: Scientists discover the first new class of antibiotics in 27 years

Plus

Q&A: Do plants have a form of consciousness?

MegaPixel: Awe-inspiring images from the world of science

Tech Hub: Quantum dot TVs hit the high street

To Do List: The Wellcome Collection’s new exhibition on forensics

How do we know: The nature of gravity?

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