Science

Alfred Wallace’s life and times

Science historian Dr John van Wyhe and his fellow researchers at the National University of Singapore have compiled the entire collection of Alfred Russel Wallace’s documented life and discoveries from his scientific travels….

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.

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.

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