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The archbishop’s mint

The medieval coin workshop found in Trondheim is the world’s best preserved. Now scientists have reconstructed the entire coin-making process.

Ingenious design

Synthetic biology has arrived. At a stroke, gene technologists have become the world’s most significant and controversial designers.

A most unusual cancer patient

One of humankind’s genetic cousins is baker’s yeast. That makes this humble yeast a perfect guinea pig for cancer research.

The thin film

Plant photosynthesis depends on membranes, and human beings would be unable to hear without the eardrum. Could yet another membrane help rescue us from a climatic catastrophe?

Skeleton greenhouse

Artificial hips would not be quite so artificial, if researchers succeed in developing living bone mass.

Looks to Norway

For years, the whole world has looked up to the Japanese industry. Now, Toyota wants to learn about evaluating team organization from Norwegian researchers.

Explosive chemistry in the night sky

How can you cram trickling sprays of gold and a rotating flaming wheel into a little tiny tube – and much later, set it loose to explode in the sky?

New renewable energy

New elastic materials that can generate electricity may help make wave power cheaper to develop.

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Wash & Go!

NEW IDEA: Susann Hahnwald from Dresden, Germany, was an exchange […]

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Eating their genes?

Many moose hunters are looking for the largest and finest bulls. But does this mean that the best genetic material ends up on the dinner table?