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Greta makes her mark in the insect world

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Emma Monaghan on an incredibly small, yet powerful tribute to the good work done by Greta Thunberg ...

Meat grown on the ISS may be the solution to food security crisis

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Could the future for food sources on earth be outside it? An Israeli company certainly seems to be taking steps in that direction with meat grown for the first time in outer space...

Exoskeletons have massive potential to transform lives

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In a breakthrough for biotechnology, a man paralysed from the neck down has been able to move all four of his limbs through the aid of an exoskeleton connected to his brain....

Brain implants: break-through solution or Black Mirror nightmare?

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Sophie Schneider debates the complex subjects of brain implants. ...

Multi-sensory Eating

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Eating is not just about gobbling down food. Tasha Russell writes about the concept of multi-sensory eating. ...

Anti-retroviral drugs can prevent the transmission of HIV, study finds

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Could we be close to ending the HIV pandemic that has plagued the world for half a century?...

First-ever picture of a black hole

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A picture of a black hole? Read all about it!...

Beluga whale spy: Licence to krill?

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It’s something that you might read about in a sci-fi book. It’s safe to say a mysterious harnessed beluga whale isn’t something you’d expect to see every day. But, for a...

Is alcohol the most harmful drug?

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Ecstasy and LSD may get a bad rap as far as their impact on the user and society is concerned, but alcohol can easily blow them both out of the water ...

The ideal plant

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The Salk Institute in the US has been working on an intriguingly clever idea to combat global warming: modified plants that absorb excess CO2 from the atmosphere...