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Anjana Ahuja

Anjana Ahuja

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Humans may turn out to be the most crucial ‘keystone’ species of them all

Consensus about how to define the concept remains elusive among ecologists

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The epidemic of bogus science

There’s an arms race in academic publishing between AI, fraud detectors and authorship brokers

17.05.2024 10

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Northern delights: more luminous treats may lie in store

The question of how we classify and weather such geomagnetic storms needs revisiting

15.05.2024 30

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The next critical mineral source could be volcanic soup

Geologists are exploring whether magmatic brine can be tapped for dissolved treasure such as lithium, copper and cobalt

08.05.2024 50

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How worried should we be about the return of bird flu?

Now is not a time for paranoia but there is a case for extreme vigilance

01.05.2024 60

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Rejoice! Voyager 1 is back from the dead

The craft embodies a golden age of space exploration

26.04.2024 20

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Beware the pragmatism of the nonchalant ‘hot earthers’

Defending the environmental status quo in the name of ‘pragmatism’ is indefensible

24.04.2024 20

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Can AI really change our material world?

Compounds produced by the technology challenge our idea of novelty

17.04.2024 20

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The explosive evolutionary tactics of snakes

A new study shows the twisting backstory of an animal touted as a new superfood

03.04.2024 40

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Trump’s curious effect on trust in science

His presidential term jolted many people out of the zone of indifference

27.03.2024 30

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Delusions of immortality

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18.03.2024 4

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The UK could be a vaccine superpower, but it needs a booster

We risk forgetting the lessons of the Covid pandemic

12.03.2024 10

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The battle against forever chemicals should not become a forever war

The coveted qualities which make these substances resistant to water and oil has also rendered them virtually indestructible

06.03.2024 20

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UK scientists don’t need a corporate saviour as their boss

Replacing a top researcher with a private sector manager would send entirely the wrong signal

28.02.2024 10

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There is magic in the discovery of a new type of magnetism

Altermagnets could help make computing more energy efficient

21.02.2024 20

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AI’s bioterrorism potential should not be ruled out

Risk evaluation of the technology cannot be left to the industry alone

07.02.2024 40

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The EU risks losing out on farming’s genomic reboot

Scientists in Africa and elsewhere are seizing the opportunity to transform agriculture

31.01.2024 10

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The case for a social sciences tsar is stronger than ever

An exclusionary focus on shiny new technology has left the UK’s research and innovation strategy lopsided

23.01.2024 30

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A new galactic superstructure could undo science’s theory of the universe

The finding has provoked a mixed reaction among the cosmological cognoscenti

17.01.2024 100

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Could an AI ‘death calculator’ actually be a good thing?

A new Danish algorithm exploits the fact that both language and life are sequences

10.01.2024 10

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Worrying about your festive BMI? You may not need to

The measure is saddled with scientific and historical baggage — and may not be that useful anyway

26.12.2023 10

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My University Challenge debut was a heady festive cocktail

I pored over obituaries, memorised cultural trivia and even learnt the Latin for ‘turkey’ — but prep was not much help

22.12.2023 10

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How (not) to do science in a crisis

It is a way of thinking that is open to the curious, not a boxful of unchanging truths only for the initiated

29.11.2023 4

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There is a scientific fraud epidemic — and we are ignoring the cure

Rooting out manipulation should not depend on dedicated amateurs who take personal legal risks for the greater good

22.11.2023 40

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Volcanic drama reminds us that nature remains in charge

A river of molten lava is on the move in an Icelandic town

14.11.2023 9

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Science needs diversity more than ever

The government should beware stifling the questioning of orthodoxy

08.11.2023 10

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How older women defy evolutionary logic

A new study of chimpanzees has failed to explain why humans and some animals survive post-menopause

01.11.2023 10

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Even the periodic table must bow to the reality of war

Sanctions on Russia are changing the hunt for superheavy elements

18.10.2023 4

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It’s up to governments to declutter space

The Earth is encircled with decades-old litter. Who will take control?

04.10.2023 10

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‘Inverse vaccines’ could turn autoimmune treatment upside down

The latest findings build on experiments from over a century ago

26.09.2023 3

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The rush to outpace Covid variants

At least three descendants of Omicron have scientists on alert and vaccination programmes speeding up

13.09.2023 10

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