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Image of blue Macaw courtesy Will Zhang, Pixabay

Researchers here have shown why structural colour in nature produces blue and green hues which appear much brighter than red, yellow or orange.

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Areeb Mahtey by Nick Saffell

Areeb Mahtey, who is studying for a PhD in epigenetics, explains why science and fashion have more in common than you might think, and how in the future he hopes to combine his two passions.

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Image of coin cells courtesy Department of Chemistry photography

Researchers have identified a potential new degradation mechanism for electric vehicle batteries – a key step to designing effective methods to improve battery lifetime.

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