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22 June 2018
Scientists have developed new adhesives inspired by some very sticky slugs.
21 June 2018
Some shearwaters in Australia appear to be better than others at avoiding feeding plastic to their chicks.
15 June 2018
At around 4.5 billion years old, the Mukundpura meteorite may hold key information about the early solar system.
13 June 2018
Scientists have peered inside the tooth of the extinct reptile Eilenodon.