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CONTENTS AUGUST 2014

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TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR DREAMS Imagine being able to manipulate your dreams at will - find out how with lucid dreaming techniques

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ANIMAL SUPERSENSES What do animals know that we don’t? Quite a lot, it turns out – they’ve got senses we don’t have

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THE SCIENCE OF WORLD WAR I How the Great War saw major advances in some surprising scientific fields

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THE COMET CHASER Later this year, the Rosetta craft will land a probe on a comet for the first time. Here’s how it all works

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THE SEARCH FOR NEW ANTIBIOTICS Could the answer to growing antibiotic resistance lie beneath your feet?

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HOW DO WE KNOW…? How the metre became an international standard (and why we needed one)

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