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Chakr Innovation: Breathing easier

As pollution fears rise and we begin to fully acknowledge just how much back-peddling we need to achieve to save our environment, teams around the world are working ambitiously on finding solutions. Whilst shifting a use of fossil fuels onto...

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Stephen Hawking: 1942-2018

“Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.” – Stephen Hawking In the early hours of the morning, March 14th 2018, Professor Stephen Hawking passed quietly away at his family home. With him went one of the...

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Tardigrades: Nature’s survivors

If you thought the cockroach was the Earth’s hardiest creature, think again! There is an animal even tougher, far smaller and, if you believe it’s possible, even stranger looking: the tardigrade, am eight-legged micro-animal most commonly found in...

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NASA: The James Webb Space Telescope

The technological advancements predicted for 2018 remind us, once again, that the classic sci-fi image of the future is happening right now. As we look ahead to the year to come, NASA are preparing to look back – all the way back. In fact, a...

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Amazing World: The Crop Trust

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault was created as a safe-guard for humanity. Often dubbed the ‘doomsday’ vault, the facility was constructed deep in the ice of the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, as a last chance for our survival in the event of...

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The Mysteries of Octlantis

There has been many a viral video featuring octopuses, usually starring the otherworldly creatures as they perform a feat of disturbingly intelligent problem-solving or physical resilience. Popular contenders have included these monstrous molluscs...

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The Wolves of Yellowstone

Nature operates on a delicate balance; when it goes wrong, it goes really wrong. Ecosystems and food chains are one of our planet’s many such balancing acts – however, much like the Force in George Lucas’ universe, breathtaking...

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