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Proxima b

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar

Saturn’s moon Titan has an alien lake district that looks like Earth

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth

LATEST

Proxima b

Our nearest neighbour Proxima Centauri may host a second exoplanet

A picture of a mountain

Pristine mountains are being littered with microplastics from the air

The moon

There is water just under the surface of the moon that we could use

A hot sun over a city

The 2018 heatwave may not have been possible without climate change

A hand on some skin

A touch-feely part of the brain helps you enjoy a gentle caress

Prescriptions for UTIs may be making antibiotic resistance even worse

Prescriptions for UTIs may be making antibiotic resistance even worse

IN DEPTH

primate

We’re being overwhelmed by a deluge of insignificant decisions

countryside

A planet of nearly 8 billion people needs a new kind of green thinking

Callao cave

New species of human discovered in a cave in the Philippines

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image

hand artwork

We contain microbes so deeply weird they alter the very tree of life

desk

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions

EDITOR’S CHOICE

A child uses an inhaler

Millions of child asthma cases linked to traffic pollution every year

One of LIGO's gravitational wave detectors

LIGO has spotted another gravitational wave just after turning back on

Swabbing for microbes in space

NASA says the International Space Station is covered in bacteria

HPV immunisation

Scotland’s HPV vaccine linked to ‘near elimination’ of cervical cancer

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