New Scientist




New Scientists is a UK-based, weekly magazine published over the world. It carried many of Duncan's early pieces.


The 'facts' Macmillan didn't check

ADAMS contends that a medical-scientific 'AIDS establishment' has conspired to avoid investigating the real cause of AIDS.

29 April 1989

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Scientists denounce 'myths' in AIDS book

A publisher in Britain last week stood accused of refusing to check and correct 'dangerous' inaccuracies in a new book about AIDS and in the promotional material accompanying it

29 April 1989

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AIDS: patient power puts research on trial

Trials of zidovudine, a drug that may delay the onset of HIV, are about to begin in Britain. But there is a problem. The patients themselves may stay away.

12 November 1988

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AIDS as an election issue

The disease could be an important feature of the presidential campaign in the US, says Duncan Campbell.

21 January 1988

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'Safe sex' stops the spread of the virus

The good news from San Francisco at
the end of 1987 is that "safe sex" works
and that the spread of AIDS has
almost halted among gay men there. But the latest research in the city into the effects of the virus is producing increasingly grim findings.

7 January 1988

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Astro-navigation goes artificial

High accuracy in navigation and positioning is now obtained not from fixed stars but fast moving satellites.
Navstar, a new satellite navigation system, is being readied to provide astonishing accuracies of a few
metres in "blind" navigation

9 March 1978

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Whose eyes on secret data?

Britain's row over the Post Office's rights to inspect all data communications has died down. But recent attempts to stifle mathematical research suggest that data geeks everywhere are right to worry

2 March 1978

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Why is Britain's wartime code-breaking still secret?

Newly-disclosed information about wartime code-breaking is gradually forming a still-hazy picture of the tremendous significance of cryptology to the British war effort.

17 February 1977

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Updating the electronic eavesdropper

Sunny Brighton played host last week to the Communications 76 exhibition and conference. Campbell probes the military connection.

17 June 1976

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Soviet spy planes fly over Britain

High altitude Mig·25 aircraft of the
Soviet Air Force are making regular
reconnaissance and electronic intelligence gathering missions over Britain and other NATO countries

1 April 1976

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Triffids on the way - Ptarmigan follows

Elements of a new generation of British
army communications equipment are
beginning to take shape.

8 January 1976

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Coronation Street for the Rhine Army

The British Army of the Rhine will have
its own television service by 1978. But the system used could also provide an
auxiliary communications network for
more orthodox military uses.

4 September 1975

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Positions fixed in the North Sea navigation battle

New technologies are making the lucrative North Sea navigational market more competitive, and are forcing Decca to take defensive action.

31 July 1975

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