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Two gummy bears

Sensors made from gummy bears could monitor how children chew

Cyclone Kenneth

Cyclone Kenneth is one of the strongest storms to hit mainland Africa

Sally Wasef (nearest) inspects mummified remains

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises?

Tomorrow Inc: how Stanley Kubrick designed the future

Tomorrow Inc: how Stanley Kubrick designed the future

Writing: Making Your Mark reveals the power of the written word

Writing: Making Your Mark reveals the power of the written word

EU flags

Facebook announces plans to combat misinformation during EU elections

IN DEPTH

Extinction Rebellion activists blocked streets outside the Bank of England in London on 25 April

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands

Oldest woman ever or impostor? The controversial case of Calment

Oldest woman ever or impostor? The controversial case of Calment

grazing fish

Reef halo riddle: What’s behind the mysterious rings around coral?

What would happen if you got sucked into a black hole?

What would happen if you got sucked into a black hole?

solar eclipse

Must we topple Einstein to let physics leap forward again?

Protein mania: The problem with the West’s latest diet obsession

Protein mania: The problem with the West’s latest diet obsession

EDITOR’S CHOICE

The truth about the QWERTY keyboard

The truth about the QWERTY keyboard

Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus) with wings down and out, flying in the sky against blue sky in the UK

Have people in the UK really been banned from shooting wood pigeons?

Genetically modified virus may shrink incurable brain cancers

Genetically modified virus may shrink incurable brain cancers

Firefighters tackle a blaze on moorland in northwest England on 21 April

The UK has already had more wildfires in 2019 than any year on record

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Russ Roberts
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