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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.

Scientists discover how bees develop optimised traplines

  Brainiac bumblebees buzzing with mathematical solutions.

How the cheetah gets its spots

There may be a big difference in size, but cheetahs and tabby cats have things in common.

Scientists find trigger for epileptic seizures

This could be a step towards curing temporal lobe epilepsy.

Fighting tuberculosis with soil bacterium

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

Ancient Roman fortification discovered in Germany

It wasn’t only Asterix who resisted the Roman conquest of Gaul.

Making a supercomputer with Lego blocks and Raspberry Pi

Father and son developed a step-by-step guide on how to make your own supercomputer.

Australian wasp becomes arachnophobe’s hero

The notorious redback spider has a predator of its own.

Nature’s spicy insect repellent

Mustard plants have developed a defense mechanism against insects.

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