Philip Ball

Hello, ET? Um, I’m at a loss for words

We're are on the verge of making contact with alien life, but are we prepared? What, for one thing, would we say to them?

Religious riddle of nanotechnology

Science and religion come into contact.

Yves Saint Laurent’s new skin cream: Ah, there’s the science bit

Forever Youth Liberator has been hailed as anti-ageing's holy grail. But one chemist wanted to look beyond the puff pieces.

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