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Issue 66: What smart dogs can teach us
A new formula seeks to define a planet – and Pluto doesn't make the cut.
Did comets really fill our planet's oceans, or has Earth's water been here all along?
Some corals are better adapted than others to live through a heat wave.
Selenium shortages coincide with species collapse.
A new dark material absorbs up to 99% of visible light.
Scientists discuss their discoveries and why they matter.
A step towards sensitive and responsive prosthetic limbs.
But what happens when the honeymoon is over?
Meet the four winners of this year's Prime Minister's Prizes for Science.
Tracking caesium atoms is a precise way of measuring heat.
Scientists investigating how DNA is mended have won the chemistry Nobel.
Researchers are fine-tuning new treatments based on a patient's own immune system.
Researchers re-examine the origins of life
Two scientists who studied neutrinos have upset the standard model of physics.
Volcanoes and an asteroid made for a deadly team that ended the era of giant reptiles.
Microbes in Chile’s Atacama Desert might hold clues about life on Mars.
Drugs that can outwit tropical parasites earned their discoverers the Nobel prize.
Not only does the pegivirus not make you sick, it can help you fight off other diseases.
Astronomers discover why the biggest galaxies keep getting bigger.
Issue 65: General relativity at 100 – still ahead of its time
There may be a treatment for tissue wasting caused by the disease.
What do whale numbers have to do with climate change?