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We Can Build Jurassic World

With the latest Jurassic Park film hitting the cinemas, we look at the science behind bringing extinct animals back to life.

On sale date: 28th May 2015

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Issue: 282

How we’ll build Jurassic World

With the latest Jurassic Park film hitting the cinemas, we look at the science behind bringing extinct animals back to life. Is it possible to resurrect these long-dead creatures, and how would we actually manage a park full of dinosaurs? Find out inside the July 2015 issue of Focus, out now.

Where are all the habitable planets?

The number of known planets outside our Solar System is increasing all the time, but we still haven’t detected life. We take a closer look at the latest planetary discoveries. With two new exoplanet missions launching in 2017, could we finally find E.T.?

Waste not, want not

The toilet is an unlikely place to look for miracle materials. But the stuff we flush down our loos could power transport, fuel spacecraft, generate electricity and even harbour millions of pounds worth of precious metals. We examine eight ways the world can harness human waste.

Also inside this issue:

Robot wars in space: The new race to the Moon

Medieval diseases: Can you still catch the plague?

Travel tech: This summer’s must-have gadgets

Secrets of the great white: The science behind the shark

When the well runs dry: How can we tackle drought?

Plus

Q&A: What happened to acid rain?

MegaPixel: Awe-inspiring images from the world of science

Tech Hub: Elon Musk’s game-changing new battery

To Do List: Catching History’s Criminals on BBC Four

Discoveries: Are designer embryos on the horizon?

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