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In this week’s issue: Geneticists are on the brink of pinpointing the origin of Proto-Indo-European, the lost ancestral language of Europe and southern Asia Grab a copy at newsstands today or download our app for audio and digital editions newscientist.com/issue/3414/

Plus, our special US edition leads with @Chelsea Whyte exploring how we can save the Colorado river - the lifeblood of southwestern North America – which has been drastically depleted due to overuse, megadrought, and climate change. newscientist.com/article/mg2563…
Algorithms can pore over astrophysical data to identify underlying equations. Now, physicists are trying to figure out how to imbue these “machine theorists” with the ability to find deeper laws of nature reports @Thomas Lewton newscientist.com/article/mg2563…
From Goldfinger to No Time to Die, James Bond has long showcased the latest tech advances. Might 007's next adventure involve protecting a low-cost, lightweight, high-capacity battery from sinister forces, asks @Kathryn Harkup (she/her) newscientist.com/article/mg2563…
Since the Large Hadron Collider turned up nothing in its search for supersymmetry, physicists have turned their attention to the axion, says @Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, a self-described superfan of this hypothetical particle. newscientist.com/article/mg2563…
The threat of climate change permeates this visually stunning, memorable film about a couple living through drought in the Bolivian highlands, says @Elle Hunt newscientist.com/article/mg2563…
Despite a landmark deal on finance for "loss and damage", the package agreed at #COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh falls short on plans to cut emissions and leaves room for the expansion of gas writes @Madeleine Cuff newscientist.com/article/234783…
New prefixes in the International System of Units have been confirmed, reports @Alex Wilkins, ushering in ronto and quecto for tiny numbers and ronna and quetta for very large numbers. newscientist.com/article/234742…
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