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Science

There’s logic to my laziness

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Leo Bear-McGuinness investigates research that tries to justify why some of us are so unproductive...

Word of the week: Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis

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Ollie Burton is enraged by the longest word in the dictionary...

Science of happiness

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Anna Jastrzembska wonders whether happiness is other people ...

Everything is not lost (yet)

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Although at times it may feel like humans do nothing but wreak environmental havoc, it can be reversible. Sarah Main talks about the recovery of the River Thames, while Aino...

Weird, wacky & wonderful: Muscae Volitantis

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Muscae Volitantes can be a frustrating sight, wriggling around in your peripheral. But Miriam Atkinson explains that its perfectly normal ...

How easy IS it to hack?

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Salman Ali Virk delves into the dark world of online hacking in the wake of Anonymous’ actions against ISIS...

We all will be upgraded

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Are humans truly irreplaceable? Ollie Burton wonders if sci-fi is be not merely fiction, but an inevitable future...

Cosmic climate

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Ollie Burton explains why we should consider ourselves lucky that the clouds around Earth only dowse us with water...

Southern oscillation, global outreach

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El Niño is upon us once more, generating a flurry of foreboding headlines predicting floods, famine and fluctuating temperatures. But what does this really mean for the Great...

Science of happiness – sunshine

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Does sun equal happiness? Anna Jastrzembska wonders if North East greyness dooms us to gloom...