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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.

From poison to palatable

Every night millions of people go to bed hungry. New genetic technology can help us feed the world by making inedible seeds more edible.

The future factory

A one-hundred-year old institution is celebrating its centennial. But what’s the larger historical significance of this milestone?

Energy underfoot

There is a solution for the world’s insatiable energy needs. It is CO2-free and safe. And it’s located right under our feet.

The force from nowhere

NEW PROJECT: New knowledge about Casimir energy, including how the energy changes when the surrounding temperature changes.

Save the planet? Stop eating meat.

Growing and producing food make agriculture and food consumption among the most important drivers of environmental pressures, including climate change and habitat loss.

The health army

They are not professionals, but they are specially trained: A ‘health army’ of foot soldiers saves the lives of children in areas without doctors.

Wireless ocean monitoring

Wireless sensor networks work well in monitoring the oceans. The concept has been tested and found to be watertight.

Problems with maths?

Troubles with handwriting – and motor skills? The explanation for your difficulties may be in the workings of the cells in your eyes.

Warfare on weeds

Herbicide consumption could be cut in half if farmers sprayed only weeds instead of whole fields.