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Scientists Turn Ancient Egyptian Pigment Into Vital New Biomedical Tool

The pigment behaves as a fluorophore, a light-emitting material used to stain samples so they can be seen at clearer resolution under modern microscopes....

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Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR

A comprehensive collection in which to get lost and marvel at a time when whatever was plausible was seen as achievable....

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The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter

This major free exhibition at the Science Museum examines the intertwined relationship between artists and scientists over the last 250 years.  ...

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Time. Science. Erosion. Evidence: Fiona Crisp

Photographic entropy in work of Fiona Crisp...

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It Sent Shivers Down My Neurons

How is it that a sound can send a chill down your spine? By observing individual brain cells of mice, scientists are understanding how sound incites fear....

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Scientists Discover New ‘Pinwheel’ Star System

An international team of scientists has discovered a new, massive star system, that also challenges existing theories on how large stars eventually die....

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Decimation of School Arts Impacting on Science and Medicine

Education charity the Edge Foundation calls for dramatic changes to the current national curriculum, arguing that creativity should be at the heart of all learning....

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John Dee and the Empire of Angels

Recommended to those wishing for an in-depth summation of a fascinating figure and general readers who want their hair blown back by a rollicking historical tale. ...

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Evolution, Religion and Art

Little has changed in the stand-off between religion and science, we might be tempted to think....

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Creative Psychology, Mysticism, and the Way Within

In the instance of the human body consciousness experiences these forces and their equilibrium or disequilibrium as a sense of either wellbeing or sickness. ...

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Arachnophobes, Rejoice: Kim the Jumping Spider Has Training

Scientists at the University of Manchester have successfully trained a spider to jump on demand to discover the secrets of animal movement....

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Solar Flares Can Now Be Studied On Earth

Swedish physicists have proposed a method for studying solar flares in a laboratory environment....

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Have a Wee Drink? Urine Trouble if You Don’t

Taste test gauges how recycled wastewater performs against bottled and tap water...

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Humans and Fruit Flies Hit Snooze Button in Synch

Fruit Flies Create Buzz Around Body Clock Research....

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Scientist Sheds New Light on Origins of Personality

Scientist explores the origins and shaping of personality through basic human needs....

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Deep Brain Exploration with Nanomaterial

Nanoparticles offer new solutions to deep-brain exploration. ...

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Astronauts Can Now Identify Genes in Space

First-ever sample-to-sequence process entirely aboard a space station...

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A moment of reflection: Mirrors, science, technology

Trebuchet is taking a seasonal break until Jan 2nd. In the meantime we've selected some fine moments for you to enjoy...

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Did You Guess the Winners of Global Warming?

Climate change may favor large plant eaters over small competitors ...

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The Physics of Coffee and How They’ll Fix Oceans

Layering in cafe lattes yields insights for engineering, medicine and environment...

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Greenouse Gases, Atmospheric Methane – Cows Say ‘It Wasn’t Us!’

Researchers establish long-sought source of ocean methane ...

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Do Mekong River Dams Need to Ruin Villages?

Towards an algorithm for dam operators that will increase fish harvests and still generate power...

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Adam, ‘Ad ‘Em: Science Asks What Makes Poetry Work

What gives poetry its aesthetic appeal? ...

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The Space That Holds the Stars

Professor Bobby Acharya on the Depth of Dimensions in Physics and Mathematics...

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Don’t Throw Stones! Inside the Smart Solar Greenhouse

Solar greenhouses generate electricity and grow healthy crops ...

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Smoke Weed, Get More Action. The Science

Regular marijuana use linked to more sex, Stanford study finds ...

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Good News: We Can Terraform Mars. Bad News: It’ll Stink

A mission to Mars could make its own oxygen thanks to plasma technology ...

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Winnowing the Chaff for Improved Planet-Hunting

New NASA study improves search for habitable worlds ...

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Sun in a Box! Storing Light in Soundwaves

University of Sydney researchers are turning optical data into readable soundwaves...

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How Goldfish Make Alcohol

Scientists reveal how goldfish make alcohol to survive without oxygen ...

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