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BBC Science Focus Magazine  |  Jan-22  


DISCOVERIES
This month’s science news: NASA’s solar probe ‘touches’ the Sun; elevated heart rates in elderly people may raise risk of dementia; gene editing used to create single-sex litters of mice; palaeontologists figure out how giant pterosaur took off, and more.

REALITY CHECK
The science behind the headlines: how big is my pet’s CO2 ‘pawprint’? Should we be worried about the Omicron variant? What’s causing the mysterious illness known as ‘Havana syndrome’?

ALEKS KROTOSKI
The metaverse: a whole new virtual world in which to play and create, or just another corporate-owned sandbox?
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FROM THE EDITOR CONTRIBUTORS What if you didn’t have to get old? What if there was a way to immunise yourself against the inevitable consequences of ageing? No more creaky knees, sore back, or failing eyesi...
ON THE BBC THIS MONTH . . . WANT MORE? FOLLOW SCIENCEFOCUS ON FACEBOOK TWITTER PINTEREST INSTAGRAM COVER: MAGIC TORCH THIS PAGE: BBC, GETTY IMAGES X2, DANIEL BRIGHT Room 5 This series shares the stories o...
An ash blanket This scene shows the vast amount of ash that covered the island of La Palma after its volcano, Cumbre Vieja, started erupting on 19 September. “The first week was chaotic, no one really knew ...
So long, smog GETTY IMAGES In November 2021, pollution levels in India reached unprecedented levels. Schools in New Delhi were closed and anti-pollution measures were rolled out, including anti-...
Rippling rubble Mars is dimpled with craters, some as large as 100km in diameter, but this particular site is just 6km wide – about the same as 60 football pitches. The crater was found in the northern hemisphere o...

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