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Swazi boys win science prize

Libby Powell reports on two teenagers and their unique innovation.

Filed in: Science Swaziland

Does the government have the right to monitor private emails?

Surveillance expert Robin Tudge and Professor of Conflict Beatrice de Graaf go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

Filed in: Internet Politics

Introducing Steve Parry

Our brand new columnist takes a humorous look at the internet’s past, present and future.

Filed in: Internet

Where now for biofuels?

Can fuel crops ever be sustainable? Danny Chivers gives us the lowdown.

Filed in: Agriculture Biotech Power

Biofuels - the good, the bad and the ugly

From wood to algae, biofuels have been around for years. But they’re not necessarily all they’re cracked up to be. Danny Chivers has the low-down.

Filed in: Agriculture Biotech Power Sustainability

Is animal testing necessary to advance medical research?

Pro-testing activist Laurie Pycroft and Helen Marston, who heads an organization that campaigns against the use of animals, focus on the key issues. Join the debate!

Filed in: Animals Medicine Science

Crops of truth

Jaideep Hardikar travels to the bottom of the social scale, and the women of rural south India, to discover where knowledge and wisdom about seeds are still to be found.

Filed in: Agriculture Biotech India

Seed savers

The world’s seed markets are being gobbled up by ‘life-science’ corporations – but peasant farmers still feed the world. David Ransom reports.

Filed in: Agriculture Biotech

Tigers or Neutrinos

A huge new scientific experiment plans to go looking for tiny particles in the middle of India’s oldest Biosphere Reserve, moving mountains of rock and earth as it goes. Tarsh Thekaekara has his doubts about what is being done in the name of pure science.

Filed in: Conservation India Science

10 things you should know about tree 'offsets'

Forest and climate change campaigner Jutta Kill explains why planting trees is no substitute for reducing pollution.

Filed in: Climate Change Forests Science

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