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Research into alternatives to silicon solar cells is making rapid progress.
How to mind our immune system on the way to Mars.
Dutch chimpanzees learn to fit in with the locals.
The Deep Space Climate Observatory has been launched at last.
Humans tend to accentuate the positive.
The truth about the Earth's underbelly.
Our new look magazine delivers stunning visuals to thoughtfully complement the stories behind the science
Our writers look at recent reports on bird surveillance and dental health.
Surprisingly, genes are not the reason some people are better than others at fighting infections.
High-altitude pseudo-satellites are less expensive to launch than the conventional kind and safer too.
Was there ever a more lucrative line penned than "A diamond is forever?"
An experiment suggests that language evolved to pass on tool-making skills.
Two recent human studies add to the evidence that flavanols are brain-boosters.
What the intense radio burst detected in real time by the Parkes radio telescope might mean.
Scientists are printing electronic circuits that spring up from a flat surface to form tiny 3D components.
Hydrogen sulfide release may be the key to calorie-restricted diets.
Carnivorous plants lure more prey when they intermittently ‘switch off’ their traps.
Artificial intelligence knows when to hold ’em and fold ’em better than any human.
Is this a new way to combat superbugs?
How the species crossed the Pacific.
Nuclear techniques provide powerful insights into the health of aquatic ecosystems.
Methane plumes and carbon-based molecules in sandstone rocks add weight to the case.
Wonder-material has been found to have two new properties.
The tempest beneath a calmly smiling face.
How we first began trying to measure light speed and why it is finite.
Bacteria are a vulture’s best friend.
Scientists discuss their discoveries and why they matter.
A new theory seeks to explain the 'arrow of time'.