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Watch: Recycled cotton becomes new fabric

A lot of us recycle our old textiles, but few of us know that they are very difficult to re-use, and often end up in landfills anyway. Now, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have developed a method that converts cotton into sugar,…

Model for wildlife tourism

New method helps to ensure sustainable industriesCredit: Andrew Fox / Rodney Fox Shark Expeditions Wildlife tourism including white shark cage-diving is growing in popularity, but these industries remain highly contentious amongst…

Measuring the tRNA world

Researchers have developed a method to quantify transfer RNAs Transfer RNAs (tRNAs) deliver specific amino acids to ribosomes during translation of messenger RNA into proteins. The abundance of tRNAs can therefore have a profound impact on…