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Unsolved Mysteries Of The Dinosaurs

Published: 05th January, 2017 at 00:00
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What colour were they? Did they have feathers? And what’s the story with T. rex’s stupid arms?

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Issue: 303

Unsolved mysteries of the dinosaurs

What colour were they? Did they have feathers? And what’s the story with T. rex’s stupid arms?

Inside the teenage mind

What neuroscience can tell us about those awkward years that every parent dreads.

The man who wants to make you immortal

Cryonics is often dismissed as bad science, but could there be something in it after all?

There aren’t plenty more fish in the sea

Stocks of fish in our oceans are declining rapidly. So what can we

Secrets of the happiest people in the world

Denmark is the happiest country on Earth, apparently. What do the Danes know that we don’t?

Understand the human microbiome

Your body is crawling with bacteria and fungi. But don’t worry: most of them are there to keep you alive…

Should we stop setting homework?

Is giving kids homework a good or a bad thing? Educational psychologists are divided.


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Discoveries - All of this month’s biggest science news. PLUS: Stephen Hawking at 75.

Innovations - The tech that’s getting us excited.

Helen Czerski - The physics of puffed rice cereals.

Robert Matthews - The death of supersymmetry.

Robin Ince - How habits are formed – and broken.

Out there - The best books, TV shows and days out. PLUS: Explore Bristol with the BBC Natural History Unit’s Dr Elizabeth White.

Crossword - Give your grey matter a workout.

My life scientific - Helen Pilcher talks to Danielle George.

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