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Small plankton bad for carbon sequestration

A study of phytoplankton in the North Atlantic suggest their cells are smaller than expected ­­–­ meaning a key weapon in the fight against excess carbon dioxide may not be as powerful as thought.

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Small plankton bad for carbon sequestration

A study of phytoplankton in the North Atlantic suggest their cells are smaller than expected ­­–­ meaning a key weapon in the fight against excess carbon dioxide may not be as powerful as thought.

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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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What a tip…

A life-long fascination, a haven for rare species and a multi-legged monster new to science… Liam Olds takes us through his amazing journey into the wildlife of former colliery sites

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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...