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What's eating you
On the surprisingly complex effects of having two diseases.
Feature | 28 Nov 2014
New ash sensor takes to the skies
NERC scientists have helped develop a new device to measure tiny concentrations of volcanic ash in the...
Blog post | 26 Nov 2014
Why the UK's moths are under pressure
Citizen scientists show that the UK's large moths are in decline.
Multimedia | 25 Nov 2014
Measuring our changing Earth
How technology lets us track melting glaciers and shifting coastlines.
Feature | 21 Nov 2014
Bottlenose dolphins use specific whistles as names
The signature whistles are unique to each individual.
News | 19 Nov 2014
The effects of metal pollution on fish
How fish are adapting to metal pollution in UK rivers.
Multimedia | 11 Nov 2014
Microscope hack to analyse parasite
Could offer cheap disease diagnosis for drinking water.
News | 10 Nov 2014
The science of sustainable drainage
Helping the building industry cope with new drainage rules.
Feature | 7 Nov 2014
Hungarian red mud spill did little long-term damage
Few chemical traces left of 2010 toxic sludge disaster.
News | 3 Nov 2014
Parasite stops bees finding their way home
Why some honeybees struggle to return to their hives.
Multimedia | 28 Oct 2014
Seabed study shows inhabitants' diversity
Tiny animals more genetically varied than we thought.
News | 24 Oct 2014
The climate bug
Midges are just a nuisance for most of us, but for researchers they're providing useful information.
Feature | 17 Oct 2014