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Today on New Scientist: 25 August 2009

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We’ll be running this daily round-up as an experiment for the next two weeks. Did you find it useful? Do you have suggestions about how we can make it better? Let us know. Thanks for your comments so far: we’re taking notes. Triumph of the commons: Helping the world to share Seven billion people into one planet won’t go, unless we learn to harness our better natures, says social psychologist Mark van Vugt Magic ink offers full-colour printing in an instant An ink that produces colour in the same way as birds and insects could be used for super-fast full-colour printing Bee genome gives killer clue to colony collapse disorder Comparison of bees sampled before and after mystery die-off finds distinct genetic differences Intensive farming good for forests Past studies have seriously under-estimated the number of trees on farms around the world, satellite imaging shows Survival in a post-apocalypse blackout A study that replicated months of darkness after asteroid impacts and massive volcanic eruptions shows how scavenging organisms can help life survive Lasers keep submarines in touch through the big blue Blue lasers could allow submarines to break their silence while submerged Second robot deployed to help free stuck Mars rover NASA calls in a second test rover to determine the best way to extricate Spirit from a Martian sand trap Warmer seas mean more food for fish Predicting what will happen to the huge variety of marine ecosystems with climate change is fraught with difficulties, but researchers have found a surprising common denominator Review: What’s Next? edited by Max Brockman Fallout from the amazing advance in neuroscience dominates this fascinating foray into the future German academics investigated over bribery claims Germany’s academic community is shaken by doubts cast on the integrity of around one hundred professors, reports Nora Schultz The ‘ideal’ Bowie song made my ears bleed A health psychologist has used a linguistic analysis program to help him write the ‘ideal’ David Bowie song – listen if you dare,