On sale date: 12th November 2015


Issue: 288

Relativity on trial

As Einstein's General Theory of Relativity hits 100, scientists are putting it to the test as never before.

Invasion of the lionfish

This invasive species is threatening biodiversity in the Caribbean. So what can we do about it?

The end of work?

New advances in artificial intelligence and robotics mean we could all soon be out of a job. Or do they?

Also inside this issue:

The wired, wired West: Why Bristol will soon be the world's most advanced 'smart city'.

Gene Club: A worldwide community of 'biohackers' is doing something strange with DNA. We went to meet them.

How do we know...? How our understanding of climate change evolved.

The Ultimate Christmas wishlist: Five pages of this festive season's hottest hardware and coolest gadgets.


Q&A: Why do people cheat?

MegaPixel: Awe-inspiring images from the world of science

Tech Hub: Meet RoBoHon - the robot that's also a smartphone

To Do List: Dara O'Briain investigates the future of nutrition in Tomorrow's Food

Discoveries: Could a drug replace the gym?

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