Latest Issue 5 May 2016 Latest Issue 5 May 2016 Dark starspots near the equator and north pole on the star zeta Andromedae. The equatorial sunspot is about the size of the Sun.Rachael Roettenbacher and John Monnier NewsSpace Starspots seen on zeta Andromedae The star's internal processes are different from our Sun's. by Belinda Smith News Life Sciences Chubby waistline? Blame your big brain by Dyani Lewis Energy expenditure means trade-offs. News Space Pluto surprises again with reaction to solar wind by Bill Condie More like a planet than a comet, scientists say. News Life Sciences Venus flytraps 'sniff' prey for better digestion by Viviane Richter Plant defences repurposed for a carnivorous lifestyle. News Life Sciences Crocodile eyes are perfect for ambush attacks by Amy Middleton And salties and freshies have slightly different colour vision. News Technology Watch a robot operate more competently than a surgeon by Belinda Smith Take out human error to reduce complications.