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Africa’s MeerKAT ‘first light’ images have blown all expectations

Something hugely important is happening in a vast, quiet stretch of South Africa’s Northern Cape province. A new radio... Read More
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The big picture of the universe reveals the family tree of galaxies

A new photo album made from hundreds of images of more than 70,000 galaxies represents one of the most... Read More
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How computers broke science – and what we can do to fix it

Reproducibility is one of the cornerstones of science. Made popular by British scientist Robert Boyle in the 1660s, the... Read More
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Putin’s cyber play: What are all these Russian hackers up to?

Russia has been implicated in many breaches of U.S. networks in recent months, most notably the Democratic National Committee... Read More
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What is the Medical Technology Association and how does it wield its power?

If your health practitioner has used a syringe, tongue depressor (to look at your throat), pacemaker, stethoscope, X-ray or... Read More
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Science communication is on the rise – and that’s good for democracy

Until a few years ago the term “science communication” would have been misunderstood by most people – including scientists... Read More
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Video refereeing could be a major own goal for football – here’s why

Ajax’s 5-0 cup victory against fellow Dutch premier division side Willem II on September 21 saw a first in... Read More
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Why ‘smart drugs’ can make you less clever

It is an open secret: while athletes dope their bodies, regular office workers dope their brains. They buy prescription... Read More
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Taking the GUESSwork out of video game satisfaction

People who play video games are often wary of buying new games – they don’t know whether they’ll actually... Read More
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Virtual reality will change the world.

… Here’s what parents need to know I’ve always been a nerd who loves technology and games. So when... Read More