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Skincare science under the sea

Marine biodiversity is rich in sources for medicine and cosmetic science, as Spanish researchers are discovering on the Mediterranean coast.

Marine biodiversity is rich in sources for medicine and cosmetic science, as Spanish researchers are discovering on the Mediterranean coast.

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Takeaway: the secret of youth

Underwater species can help us stay young Scientists are looking for new bioactive molecules in marine invertebrates Bioactive molecules can prevent ageing and age-related diseases Selected invertebra

Underwater species can help us stay young Scientists are looking for new bioactive molecules in marine invertebrates Bioactive molecules can prevent ageing and age-related diseases Selected invertebra

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Can sea snails accelerate a cure for cancer?

From the ocean to the science lab, researchers are investigating whether a chemical found in sea snails may be used to tackle chemo-resistant cancers.

From the ocean to the science lab, researchers are investigating whether a chemical found in sea snails may be used to tackle chemo-resistant cancers.

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A lush island paradise of mountains and ancient trees

It is known as the ‘alps of the sea’, a natural gem that lies about 60 kilometres off the southernmost tip of mainland Japan, where some of the

It is known as the ‘alps of the sea’, a natural gem that lies about 60 kilometres off the southernmost tip of mainland Japan, where some of the

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'Hairy Panic' engulfs houses in Australian town

In Australia it’s known as “Hairy Panic”. Amid very dry conditions, tumbleweeds which form from dead grass have been blowing in from fields and

In Australia it’s known as “Hairy Panic”. Amid very dry conditions, tumbleweeds which form from dead grass have been blowing in from fields and

Culture

Coastline of discovery

In this edition of “Oman Life” we explore the country’s stunning coastline and discover the rich sea life including the endangered green turtle. Our

In this edition of “Oman Life” we explore the country’s stunning coastline and discover the rich sea life including the endangered green turtle. Our

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Traveller's diary: Oman and the sea

Our second Oman Life adventure kicked off at the marina in Muscat where we had the chance to spend the day on a very special boat known as a Dhow

Our second Oman Life adventure kicked off at the marina in Muscat where we had the chance to spend the day on a very special boat known as a Dhow

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An escape into the great Macedonian outdoors

Anyone looking for an escape into the great Macedonian outdoors should not miss the Mavrovo National Park, a site of sensational natural beauty in

Anyone looking for an escape into the great Macedonian outdoors should not miss the Mavrovo National Park, a site of sensational natural beauty in

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Mediterranean Eden: The greening of Monaco

The most striking thing when you arrive in Monaco is the density of the urban landscape. And yet, if you look closely, on the roofs, between the

The most striking thing when you arrive in Monaco is the density of the urban landscape. And yet, if you look closely, on the roofs, between the