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“Blueberries” could be key to Martian life

It’s unlikely that anything still lives on Mars today, but anything that was around millions or even billions of years ago might have left a few traces behind.

Urchin-loving otters fight global warming

Hearty appetite allows kelp forests to thrive and absorb carbon dioxide.

Fungi treatment produces Stradivarius-worthy sounds

A bit of fungi and a modern violin can sound like a Stradivarius.

Electric infrastructure installed in Perth

Australia’s first electric car recharge network has been built in Perth.

Spinach power could provide electricity

Apparently Popeye the Sailorman isn’t the only one who can get a boost from spinach.

A single gene controls movement in vertebrates

Scientists have found that one gene is responsible for variability in locomotion in horses and mice.

Will we be restricted to a vegetarian diet by 2050?

Too much water required to ‘grow’ a steak.

Vitamin D’s impact on infection

Low levels of sun exposure may be putting you at risk.

Nanoparticles restore blood flow after brain injury

  Carbon nanoparticles quench potent free radicals and stabilise cerebral blood flow.

Fossil find solves evolutionary debate

It’s hard to track down members of a family when many of them disappeared millions of years ago.

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