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The bat man: Neuroscience on the fly

Nachum Ulanovsky is a neuroscientist who works with bats. He wants to understand how brains navigate. With tiny implants and wireless data loggers...

Of Rats and Reefs: How rodents are harming tropical coral

Scientists have discovered an unusual link between rats on tropical islands, and the health of nearby reefs. It's all down to invasive rodents...

Building a baby: The first two weeks

The first few weeks of an embryo's development are vital. Now, new techniques are allowing scientists to learn more about this crucial time than...

The koala code: Secrets of the koala genome

From their diet to their diseases, koalas are pretty special. Now researchers have sequenced the koala’s genome, unlocking the secrets that make...

How to build a nanocage: Self-assembling silica

Researchers have created and imaged a self-assembling silica dodecahedron. The nanocage, measuring only 11.8nm across, could one day be used in...

The tale of the Edith's checkerspot: Behind the scenes

We take you behind the scenes of "The tale of the Edith's checkerspot". Meet the puppeteers and get a glimpse into how they turned their hands into...

The tale of the Edith's checkerspot: Butterflies caught in an evolutionary trap

In a meadow in America a group of butterflies have been drawn into a lethal evolutionary trap. This trap, set by humans, was abruptly sprung when...

El desarme de las mentes: la reintegración de los excombatientes en Colombia

Durante décadas, Colombia ha sido perturbada por la violencia. Ahora, tras el acuerdo de paz, miles de excombatientes están siendo reintegrados a...

Disarming the mind: Reintegrating ex-combatants in Colombia

For decades, Colombia has been haunted by violence. Now, following a peace treaty, thousands of former fighters are being reintegrated into...

Fight, Flight or Freeze: Inside the brain of a scared mouse

When a terrifying threat looms from above, mice have to make a split second decision about how to respond. To figure out some of the neurocircuitry...

Swimming shrimp: Causing a stir

The primary drivers of ocean mixing are the winds and the tides. But could the movement of marine creatures also be playing a part? This Nature...

How to blow up a star

An exploding supernova contains some of the most complex physics that astronomers have ever attempted to model. The most cutting-edge computer...

The maser goes mainstream: Diamond microwave lasers

You may have heard of lasers, but what about their older brother - masers. Invented in the 1950s, masers use microwaves instead of light, but they...

Brainwaves in motion: A wearable brain scanner

Scanning someone’s brain using Magnetoencephalography, or MEG, can be tricky. The scanners are currently bulky, one-size-fits-all machines that...