The bug hunters and the microbiome

21 Jun 2017

Trevor Lawley and Gordon Dougan are bug hunters, albeit not the conventional kind. The bugs they collect are invisible to the naked eye. And even though we’re teeming with them, researchers are only beginning to discover how they keep us healthy – and how we could use these bugs as drugs.

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Inspired by nature

24 Oct 2013

To maximise the efficiency of solar cells of the future, physicists are taking a leaf out of nature’s book.

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