Science & Technology
Charlene Blake, a school teacher from Springfield, Virginia, has used cyberspace to strike a blow for the consumer. She bought a 1992 Chrysler Dodge Caravan with ABS brakes which, when it was about a...
John Maddox explains an important, but scarcely noticed, EU-inspired change to radiation exposure rules
I'll be glad when it's over. The general election that is. We seem to be living through an electrified hiatus. The nervous tension, just waiting for the off, is threatening more cardiac arrests than...
Killer diseases such as E. coli infection are back in the news. John Maddox looks at life from a bugs' perspective
John Maddox considers how the Wellcome Trust can save Russian science
John Maddox looks at new research which sheds light on the differences between Earth and the other planets
There is no good reason why unwanted human embryos should not be used in research
Recent progress in the fight against Aids shows that throwing money at problems can work
Molecular biologists can now tell us who is related to whom in the chain of life
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