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See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can... [Read More]
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A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive... [Read More]
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In Italy's traditional prosecco-growing region, estimates suggest that 400,000 tonnes of soil is eroded from the vineyards each year... [Read More]
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The discovery of preserved carcasses of tiny crustaceans and tardigrades beneath Lake Mercer suggests biologically complex life may survive deep beneath the ice... [Read More]
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The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of... [Read More]
The story of the unsung slave women who helped end an excruciating condition by enduring surgery without anaesthetic makes a play that deserves a wide... [Read More]
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Noona in New South Wales recorded Australia's warmest ever night with temperatures remaining above 35.9°C on 17 January... [Read More]
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Ambitious new theories dreamed up to explain reality have led us nowhere. Meet the hardcore physicists trying to think their way out of this black... [Read More]
Craters on the moon show that it and Earth faced a massive increase in large meteorite strikes about 290 million years ago, which could have... [Read More]
But why are cicadas the ones to watch out for? Plus: rotten mango irresistible to horny toad, Russia's censors revealing edits, cleaning boom all at... [Read More]
Tigers, leopards and dogs all hunt peacocks, but their colour vision is poor, suggesting they might not actually notice a peacock's colourful tail... [Read More]
When certain brain cells are silenced in mice, they still sense pain but no longer seem bothered by it. The finding could lead to new... [Read More]
Craters on the moon show that it and Earth faced a massive increase in large meteorite strikes about 290 million years ago, which could have... [Read More]
Some of the Cassini spacecraft's final measurements of Saturn's gravitational field show that its rings are younger than we thought, and its winds run deeper... [Read More]
There is no doubt that a "planetary diet" involving more vegetables and less meat would benefit the environment and likely save lives too, but making... [Read More]
Thousands of schoolchildren in China have trialled a brain-scanning headband that lets teachers see if they stop paying attention in class... [Read More]
Pharma firms protect their drugs with hundreds of complex patents but an AI called Chematica can find workarounds, which could potentially make drugs cheaper... [Read More]
The research potential of a proposed massive particle smasher that would dwarf the Large Hadron Collider doesn't justify its huge price tag, says Sabine Hossenfelder... [Read More]
Images from the Cassini spacecraft have revealed the rainy season near the north pole of Saturn's moon Titan - and it's pretty weird... [Read More]
Forget the idea that to lose weight you just need to work off more calories than you consume. The truth is far weirder... [Read More]
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