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How does a machine smell? Better than it did

Every odour has its own specific pattern which our noses are able to identify. Using a combination of proteins coupled to transistors, for the first time machines are able to […]

What monekys and middle managers have in common

What monkeys and middle managers have in common

A study by the universities of Manchester and Liverpool observing monkeys has found that those in the middle hierarchy suffer the most social stress. Their work suggests that the source […]