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3D bio-printing: A medical revolution?

3D-printing live tissue is a rapidly developing technology. It has the potential to save thousands of lives, but do we need to look into the possible consequences in balance with the obvious benefits?

Kiruna: Relocating a city

With the EU’s largest iron ore mine set on expanding further, residential areas in the municipality of Gällivare in Sweden have been forced to uproot and move outwards, despite an uncertain future for the mining industry.

The science behind adolescent sleep

Why is it that young children have a tendency to wake up very early but, as teenagers, are reluctant to get out of bed until noon? Jude Brenchley explores the science that suggests we are setting school hours incorrectly.

Wireless charging: No strings attached?

With the introduction of wireless charging to Apple’s latest iPhones, a technology overlooked for the past few decades emerges into the public eye. How does it work? Will the dreaded “battery low” notification soon become a thing of the past?