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  1. Roll the tape! CRISPR technology directs new sci-fi blockbuster

    And no. It isn’t a GATTACA revival. If you haven’t heard, the CRISPR revolution is among us. This powerful gene-editing tool can manipulate DNA; the fundamental …


  2. Here’s what asymmetrical butterflies and sweaty armpits can tell us about our sex

    If you ever want to go down a Wikipedia rabbit warren like no other, start your journey at ‘sexual dimorphism’. Male golden-orb weaver spiders are smaller …


  3. Your garden hosts the lonely blue bee rock concert

    Scientists have recorded blue-banded bees head-bopping and shoulder-popping at three hundred and fifty times a second. The move is called ‘buzz pollination’, and it affects us …