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Preschoolers think like scientists

Child’s play is very similar to scientific experiments.

Plastic and print power

Plastic solar cells could pave the way for a clean energy industry.

See-through soil will improve crops

The mysterious world of the rhizosphere revealed.

A new viral treatment for acne has been developed

Viruses that live on the skin naturally quash acne-causing bacteria.

Protein could give IVF couples hope

One protein is critical for the beginning of life.

Meet a flavour creator

Willy Wonka novelty lab or just a little disturbing?

Scientists discover how bees develop optimised traplines

  Brainiac bumblebees buzzing with mathematical solutions.

Fighting tuberculosis with soil bacterium

A natural compound found in soil kills antibiotic-resistant Mycobacterium  tuberculosis.

Why do whales and humans have such long menopause?

Long menopause allows killer whales to care for sons.

Australian wasp becomes arachnophobe’s hero

The notorious redback spider has a predator of its own.

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