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This mysterious substance is accelerating the expansion of our Universe

Join an Oxford cosmologist in an animated exploration of Dark Energy

Fewer crops are feeding more people worldwide – and that’s not good

Reduced agrobiodiversity threatens the stability of our whole food system

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Climactic Change

Climate change is no longer an open question—for researchers today, it's a baseline assumption. How these changes will impact ecosystems, public health, and our future are now the questions we need to ask.


Naked mole rats and ant colonies have more in common than you think

They both demonstrate something called 'swarm intelligence'

This is how the light from your phone breaks your internal clock

It's not just sleep: circadian rhythms influence your metabolism, circulation and psychology, too

Meet our heroes

These women changed science for the better


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Opening Our Minds

Join five scientists as they explain the research behind new psychedelic treatments for mental illnesses

Our buildings could help reverse global warming, instead of being a major cause

Concrete isn't going away anytime soon, but we can engineer it to store more carbon

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What We're Reading

Science book reviews and more


Massive Science Report № 3

You Are What You Meat

We worked with scientists in the field to explain how we’re growing meats in labs—and when you can eat them. It's your introduction to the next agricultural revolution.

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Tiny Worlds

From the social network in the soil to the ecosystem in your body, it’s amazing what’s hidden just out of sight


That refreshing ocean mist is full of microbes

And they're landing on your face