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Animal models are unavoidable, if unfortunate, necessities in modern research. In light of our ethical regards towards fuzzy, feathering, scaly test subjects, we would hope every life spent contributes vital data that expands our knowledge.   A study on research Read more…


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The oceans are not as equal as you might think. Scientists estimate that the Atlantic Ocean is actually growing wider by several centimetres every year. At the same time, the Pacific is shrinking.   This glacially slow shifting of oceans Read more…


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We are utterly delighted to welcome the shrivelled skin sacks known as naked mole rats into the elite ranks of animals with confirmed vocal dialects. Their chirps differ based on where they’re from – just like we talk with different Read more…


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The world’s smallest male reptile can fit right on your fingertip – if its massive genitals don’t get in its way. Meet Brookesia nana, an extremely tiny species of chameleon from the rainforests of northern Madagascar.   Researchers recently described one male and Read more…


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In modern times, a great deal of research has focused on the way that artificial light sources mess up our sleep and health, due to the unnatural effects of illumination after the Sun goes down.   But just how unnatural Read more…


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The Atacama Desert has a fearsome reputation. The world’s driest non-polar desert, located along the Pacific coast of northern Chile, constitutes a hyperarid, Mars-like environment – one so extreme that when it rains in this parched place, it can bring Read more…


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Facts are the cornerstones of reality. At least, they used to be. In today’s ultra-polarised environment, however – marked by deep political divisions, heightened social tensions, and a deluge of misinformation and fake news – facts are rather less certain Read more…


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A new technique using diamonds and titanium has the potential to help remove plastic microfibres before they enter the environment, by decomposing them into naturally occurring molecules.   It’s a secret the fashion industry would prefer to keep under wraps – most Read more…


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Evidence of water in the shadows of craters or locked up in glassy beads like microscopic snow-globes has recently revealed the Moon’s surface is far less desiccated than we ever imagined.   Just where this veneer of ice water came Read more…


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A mineral that repeatedly turns up on Mars has been found in perhaps the last place on Earth you might think to look. Deep – really deep – in the Antarctic ice, scientists have found jarosite, a tawny-hued mineral that’s Read more…

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