Tara: an ocean odyssey

After four years travelling around the globe, the schooner Tara has returned with a world’s worth ...

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Biology

Laboratory in space: interview with Bernardo Patti

Bernardo Patti is the Columbus mission manager at the European Space Agency. He is an engineer and ...

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Astronomy / space, Biology, Physics

How do muscles produce work? Using optical tweezers to study ...

Alexandre Lewalle from King’s College, London, UK, pushes back the frontiers of our knowledge of ...

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Biology, Physics

Weighing up the evidence: what is a kilo?

​We all know what a kilogram is – or do we? Researchers worldwide are working to define ...

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Chemistry, Physics