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SCIENCE | 14/01 15:31 CET

Plankton: the air we breathe

Plankton: the air we breathe

Though it's not always visible to the naked eye, it's the origin of our food, our fuel and the air we breathe. Now, the French centre for scientific research (CNRS) has published a new index classifying thousands of species of plankton. Today, two biologists from the CNRS are…

  • A new wave in marine biology
    FUTURIS | 22/07 18:28 CET

    A new wave in marine biology

    Off the northern coast of Crete, marine biologists from the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research are diving for new specimens. Scraping algae…

  • Plants that track air pollution
    FUTURIS | 03/06 14:46 CET

    Plants that track air pollution

    Using biotechnology to fight pollution is the challenge for a European Union research project. Under the spotlight - a specific kind of moss…

  • Cockroaches set for bitter end
    SCIENCE | 29/05 14:51 CET

    Cockroaches set for bitter end

    The indomitable cockroach has long been considered one of man's greatest foes. Widely believed to be obstinate enough to survive nuclear war…

  • Micro-algae is new energy source
    SCIENCE | 23/01 13:34 CET

    Micro-algae is new energy source

    In the Ennesys Lab in Nanterre, France, researchers are working on a project to produce energy from waste water by cultivating micro-algae in…

  • Team claims success in forecasting ageing
    SCIENCE | 08/10 08:23 CET

    Team claims success in forecasting ageing

    A team of researchers from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) led by María Blasco, has published a pioneering study that…

  • Maps: Colouring in the Black Sea
    FUTURIS | 11/07 09:57 CET

    Maps: Colouring in the Black Sea

    What do microscopic molecules and huge computer grids have in common? They both build up giant scientific databases of ecosystems around the…

  • Game on!
    LEARNING WORLD | 15/06 10:36 CET

    Game on!

    Games are usually seen as recreaction but increasingly, educational games are being developed as an aid to learning. Computers and information…

  • Tuscany raises glass to biodynamic wine-growing
    SCIENCE | 11/06 16:16 CET

    Tuscany raises glass to biodynamic wine-growing

    Tuscany is home to some of Italy's best wines but change is afoot in the centuries-old industry. Some wine-makers are swapping to a…

  • The Spider Silk Solution
    INNOVATION | 04/02 10:26 CET

    The Spider Silk Solution

    Nick Skaer is a modern day spiderman, spellbound by silk. Chief scientist and CEO of medical group Oxford Biomaterials, he believes Man has…

  • Zoo counts its creatures great and small
    04/01 23:14 CET

    Zoo counts its creatures great and small

    London Zoo is conducting its annual count of its estimated 18,000 animals and 750 species, a compulsory exercise if it is to keep its…

  • Mystery over Norwegian dead herrings
    04/01 09:10 CET

    Mystery over Norwegian dead herrings

    The appearance and disappearance of tens of thousands of dead fish has left Norwegian marine investigators puzzled. The herring carpeted a…


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