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Carbon nanotubes grown on newsprint

Your old copies of Lab News may still have some unexpected uses in the lab…

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A bad acid trip

Ocean acidifcation, the lesser known relative of global warming, causes particular damage to coral reefs. Christopher Cornwall and Steeve Comeau take us through the algal ‘glue’ at the heart of these…


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...