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Bath puts safer water on the map via new OASIS

A portable water quality monitor developed by University of Bath students aims to enable rapid detection and mapping of safe water sources for communities across the globe.

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Electron diffraction: A technique suggesting radically new things

Crystallography mainly relies on diffraction techniques and the most recent of them, electron diffraction, is gaining increasing attention. Dr Eric Hovestreydt discusses why nanocrystallography using…

Comment And Analysis

Breaking down a breakup

The seas around Florida provided the opportunity to analyse the movement of the Earth’s crust during the events that saw the breakup of Pangaea, explains Sabrina Reichert.


In agro: field labs and farmer-led research

The Innovative Farmers not for profit network brings together farmers and growers with researchers to enable field trials (pun intended). A decade’s worth of on-farm trial results demonstrate farmer-…

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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...