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Microbes on the Move
An international research group has shown that today’s human activities are radically reshaping the way microbes circulate, with potential repercussions on the world’s ecosystems and inhabitants.
Marie Curie, Pioneer and Double Nobel Prize Winner
Marie Curie was born on 7 November 1867, almost 150 years to the day. While a host of events are planned this year to celebrate her brilliant achievements, including a large exhibition at the...
Soft Chemistry: Naturally Creative
An overview of the applications of an environmentally friendly chemistry, one that is inspired by natural processes and able to create new materials: soft chemistry.
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, a Nobel for Molecular Machines
The French chemist Jean-Pierre Sauvage was awarded the Nobel Prize alongside J. Fraser Stoddart, from the UK and Bernard L. Feringa, from the Netherlands, for their work on molecular machines.
Nero’s Rotating Dining Room
The Legacy of World War I
The Rise and Fall of Innovation
Seabirds Starve while Fisheries Fill Up
Our Memories are Stronger than we Thought
From Phantom Limb to Bionic Arm