New Scientist Magazine: Top Science Stories.


Happy Holidays from my home to yours.  In the Christmas edition of “Hawaii Science Digest”, we’ll explore the latest trends in science, technology, the environment, human behavior, cyber security, and artificial intelligence. Here are the details:

Accessed on 25 December 2018, 0632 UTC.


“New Scientist”, 24 December 2018.

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Comment:  Here are today’s top science and technology news stories from “New Scientist.”  Views expressed in this science news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.


red blood cells

2019 Preview: People will receive transfusions of artificial blood

The exoskeleton

Ski exoskeleton boosts leg power and reduces tiredness on the slopes


The world’s great nations are revisiting the moon. But where’s Europe?


2019 Preview: DNA testing will lead to a decline in genetic disorders

African clawed frog

Cannibalistic African clawed frog eats tadpoles of its relatives


Plight of the Living Dead review – The making of real zombies


You can help beat cancer

You can help beat cancer

Sponsored by Cancer Research UK


2019 Preview: 30 cold cases to be solved using DNA ancestry websites

toaster artwork

Christmas story: Unauthorized Breadby Cory Doctorow


2019 Preview: Renewable energy race to ramp up as oil use skyrockets

Little foot

Hominin v monkey deathmatch ended in a draw when they fell down a hole


Seeking the perfect cocktail? Let science be your bartender


DNA from 6000-year-old chewing gum reveals how an ancient woman lived

DNA from 6000-year-old chewing gum reveals how an ancient woman lived

Colour me scientific: Two free fun colour-me-in downloads

Colour me scientific: Two free fun colour-me-in downloads

People lifting weights

Exercise may lower high blood pressure as much as medication


A swarming asexual midge is island hopping towards Antarctica

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts




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