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Brexit: No-deal is a bad deal for UK science

In a video livestreamed from his desk at Downing Street on Thursday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced plans to relax immigration rules for scientists in preparation for exiting the EU at the en…

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Porous rocks support prebiotic evolution theory

The water-air interface found at pores in volcanic rocks could have been the location of the chemical reactions that ultimately gave rise to the first cells.

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Reproducibility comes as standard (part 2)

Science's reproducibility crisis is a big challenge and one that needs to be overcome quickly. In the second of a two-part feature on the subject, Rationally CEO Kristin Lindquist  explains that the …

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Brexit: No-deal is a bad deal for UK science

In a video livestreamed from his desk at Downing Street on Thursday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced plans to relax immigration rules for scientists in preparation for exiting the EU at the en…

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In his element

We spoke to astrobiologist Robert Hazen whose new book, Symphony in C, draws parallels between carbon and music to help explain why the element is so essential to understanding cosmic evolution... 

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Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...