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A layer of carbon can bestow the powers of magnetism.
An injectable hydrogel may become an alternative to knee replacements.
Omega-3 fatty acids could stop the onset of full-blown psychosis
The oldest bone sample to be reliably carbon dated is 61,000 years old.
Researchers find a more efficient method of converting solar rays.
A glue-like molecule could be used to repair ships and broken bones.
Seal whiskers inspire robot sensors that can track air flow.
Who knew Pluto had mountains, glaciers and a smoggy haze?
A breakthrough for CRISPR gene-editing.
Zircon crystals could rewrite the history of life on Earth.
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.
A planetary system similar to our own has been located.
Desert-dwelling lizard collects water on its spiky skin.
Issue 64: Catastrophe on the horizon
How to strengthen carbon fibre composites.
Carbon, the basis of organic life, could have reached the Earth via a buckyball.
A distant galaxy has a freak black hole at its centre.
A human-sized centrifuge could counteract muscle wasting and bone loss in space
Astrophysicists detect one of the brightest and most enigmatic objects in the Universe.
A rare sea creature can teach us about the eye's evolution.
New maps are shining a light on the skin’s varied surface
Research into swine flu vaccine will make future vaccines safer.
Smoky skies are playing havoc with our weather.
Wind turbine blades make less noise when modified with an owlish design.