Footprints on the Moon

Humans, having made a significant impact on Earth, now mark the Moon, potentially starting a new era, the ‘Lunar Anthropocene’.

Twilight Galaxies

Discoveries of distant infrared galaxies challenge our understanding of the universe’s formation and evolution.

Sulphuric Shadows

Particulate matter pollution from coal power plants, has resulted in approximately 460,000 deaths in the United States over the past two decades.

The Bee’s Vapid Poison

Bees cannot detect common lethal pesticides in nectar, risking inadvertent consumption and population decline.

Dissolving Depths

Increased carbon emissions are acidifying oceans, weakening the shells of plankton and marine life, threatening ecosystems.

The Butterfly’s Gaze

Scientists have created a camera inspired by butterfly vision that detects ultraviolet light with 99% accuracy, enhancing diagnostics for cancer detection.

Between Sky and Sand

Ancient Roman forts across northern Fertile Crescent have been mapped using declassified Cold War spy satellite imagery.

Soiled Stowaways

Overseas shipping containers may introduce harmful organisms to local environments, potentially causing huge risks to biosecurity protection.

After the Flames

Smoke infiltration indoors after a wildfire carries volatile chemicals that present health challenges. Cleaning proves more effective than ventilation or air purifiers in reducing indoor smoke pollutants.

Fragrant Hues

Senses interplay profoundly; certain scents subtly shift people’s colour perceptions, making greys seem warmer, like reddish-brown when smelling cherries.