Rethinking biodiversity research.
Physics & Astronomy
Astrophysicists use laboratory equipment to simulate chemical reactions that take place in distant interstellar clouds.
Biology & Medicine
A computer program helps identify the pathogen responsible for a flu epidemic before it spreads around the globe, giving vaccine developers a valuable head start.
Material & Technologie
Polymer researchers have found a way to construct versatile nanoparticles that could also serve as vehicles for active agents.
Personal Portrait: Sylvie Roke
Environment & Climate
Through agriculture and livestock farming, mankind had an impact on the climate even before the Industrial Revolution, albeit to a much smaller extent than today.
Culture & Society
It took decades for the laser to become established in CD players, cutting robots and as a scalpel – its development shows how a new technology takes hold.