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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

The answer to climate change is social change

Carbon offsets are not a solution. There are no quick fixes, time to ditch the guilt and get active argues Adam Ma’anit.

Filed in: Climate Change Energy Forests Pollution Science

Robots address child abuse

Technology used to help in the campaign against child jockeys

Filed in: Children Middle East Sport Technology

Minority report

Science is often heavily biased towards nuclear technology. Alice Cutler speaks to Dr Ian Fairlie about the impacts of government and industry influence.

Filed in: Energy Nuclear Power Science

Liquid sunshine

Paul-E Comeau looks back at some of the cultural impacts of the ‘Atomic Age’.

Filed in: Energy Nuclear Power Technology

Poll/Ballot

Filed in: Language Science

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