Cold seeps: marine ecosystems based on hydrocarbons

David Fischer takes us on a trip to the bottom of the sea to learn about cold seeps – ...

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Biology, Chemistry, Earth science

Indigo: recreating Pharaoh’s dye

What links your jeans, sea snails, woad plants and the Egyptian royal family? It’s the ...

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Chemistry, General science, History

Life models

Model organisms – yeast, worms, flies and mice – help researchers to probe the ...

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Biology

The neutron teaspoon

Jonathan Swinton pushes back the frontiers of knowledge – in his kitchen.

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