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An all-natural sunscreen derived from algae

For consumers searching for just the right sunblock this summer, the options can be overwhelming. But scientists are now turning to the natural sunscreen of algae—which is also found in fish slime—to make a novel kind ...

dateJul 29, 2015 in Materials Science
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Germany still has some way to go to 'smart factories'

Collaborative robots and intelligent machinery may have wowed the crowds at this year's Hannover Messe, but experts see German industry as having some way to go towards incorporating them on factory floors in what could become ...

dateApr 19, 2015 in Business
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Which is most valuable: Gold, cocaine or rhino horn?

Many of the world's largest herbivores—including several species of elephants, rhinoceroses, hippopotamuses and gorillas—are in danger of becoming extinct. And if current trends continue, the loss of these animals would ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Ecology
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