June/July 2017

Issue 23: Night

It's often claimed that science is a light in the dark, showing us the way. But what if we want to embrace darkness for its own sake? After all, it's night half of the time we're alive — shouldn't you explore the world when it's hidden from the Sun? You never know what you might find.

This issue, discover night-time predators, mysterious glowing proteins, controversies over pornography, why we sleep, and a whole lot more. Don't let the bed bugs bite... 

Cover illustration by Kayla Oliver.






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