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Get your telescopes ready: Three planets visible in March

Keep your eyes on the night sky this month and you might just spot Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter.

Peer review is like a lottery

OPINION: Peer review is not the automatic seal of approval that it may seem. It depends more on what the journals want to publish.

Fibre and protein enhance gut bacteria in children

Diet is crucial when a child transitions from breast-milk to solid food and helps ensure they develop a rich diversity of gut bacteria, shows new research.

Frustrated employees are more effective

Some amount of frustration can prompt us to take new initiatives and introduce new effective methods at work, shows new research.

Bacteria can make your bacon sandwich climate friendly

New project attempts to replace soy proteins with proteins from methane-eating bacteria to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

Ozone may be the cause of health problems among airline crew

Pilots and flight attendants have long complained about health problems. New study suggests that high ozone levels and low cabin humidity might be to blame.

Scientists: Rewilding is a Pandora’s box

Scientists speak out against rewilding projects, where lost species are reintroduced into the wild.

Meteors shed light on our solar system's early days

New analyses of a handful of meteorites from the outer reaches of the solar system hold clues to its very origins.

One in three chronic patients do not understand their illness

One in three patients with a chronic disease struggle to understand what their doctor tells them and don’t understand their own illness.

No proof of vitamin D preventing asthma in children

Two studies of 1,500 pregnant women looked at whether vitamin D supplements could prevent asthma in children, but the results are inconclusive.