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Algae as living biocatalysts for a green industry

Better still: living algae can be used as biocatalysts for certain substances, and they bring the co-substrate along, producing it in an environmentally friendly manner through photosynthesis.

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Algae as living biocatalysts for a green industry

Better still: living algae can be used as biocatalysts for certain substances, and they bring the co-substrate along, producing it in an environmentally friendly manner through photosynthesis.

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Time to reconcile science and philosophy

Despite close historical ties, philosophy and science have had a bumpy relationship in the modern era. Yet, says Professor John Torday, there are vital reasons why they should be recombined. Here he …

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Getting into the lab, via the stomach

Of all the incentives lab supply companies have in their arsenal – there is one guaranteed way they can entice you to buy their products…

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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... 

Focal Point

Zinc oxide crystals

This image displays the intergrowth of Zinc oxide crystals.