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Researchers have learned how queen bees immunise their young.
A review of Life's engines, a book about microbes and evolution.
Pioneer Alan Trounson transformed IVF from a hit-or-miss procedure into routine treatment.
A look back at some of our most popular articles.
An injectable hydrogel may become an alternative to knee replacements.
Omega-3 fatty acids could stop the onset of full-blown psychosis
Bread and potatoes have been unfairly demonised.
A glue-like molecule could be used to repair ships and broken bones.
Seal whiskers inspire robot sensors that can track air flow.
A breakthrough for CRISPR gene-editing.
Amino acids could have become “left-handed” in space.
Traces of life have been found in a 20 million year old coal deposit.
Why corals emit light 50 metres under the Red Sea is a mystery.
Equine physiologist identifies a marker for a deadly disease.
Desert-dwelling lizard collects water on its spiky skin.
China has enjoyed an unprecedented gold rush of feathered dinosaur fossils – but how many are real?
An intriguing look at a maligned bird.
A rare sea creature can teach us about the eye's evolution.
Smell, our most primitive sense, isn't entirely understood.
New maps are shining a light on the skin’s varied surface
Research into swine flu vaccine will make future vaccines safer.
We still can’t say with certainty how many species
live on our planet.
A book about a parent's love for their ailing child.
A tree fungus exerts its effects by nourishing beneficial gut bacteria.
Science cannot explain why wind turbines cause sickness.