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Snake bites remain a major danger for people in developing countries, with over 4.5 million bites recorded annually. Could a recent breakthrough be the first step towards a universal anti-venom?
A new map of global landslide susceptibility reveals vast geographical discrepancies over where landslide deaths occur
Simple tracking devices have enabled conservationists to amass big data, vastly improving their knowledge about different species. But could this same technology be used for more nefarious means?
After nearly a year since being set alight, the raging oil wells in Qayyarah, Iraq, have finally been extinguished
The first count of global tree species reveals how many are in existence... and how many are threatened
Newly-developed ‘sustainable rubber’, produced using recycled food waste, could one day be used to make car tyres
As Ghobash points out, his eldest son is only two decades years younger than him, and yet is growing up in a radically different world than he did, thanks to the intense, turbo-powered globalisation through which modern technology and extreme wealth has poured into the UAE, his home country
One of the most gripping mysteries of the 20th century resonates with a dull thud

Making Waves

An innovative new theory hopes to save millions of lives from the threat of tsunamis

Cleaning Venice

After years of inaction, could the clean-up of the Venice lagoon finally be underway?

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