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The Mystery of Resin

You may well be thinking ‘The mystery of what?’ but resin (the type from trees) is still something of a mystery. The jury is still out about why exactly plants secrete (or excrete, depending on what side of the argument you are on) the sticky oozy stuff on which you may well have at some [...]

The Quick 10: Nine Fallen Natural Landmarks (and One That’s Stumbling)

Forget about London Bridge – it seems that everything is falling down. When it comes to natural landmarks, at least, it seems that you’d better catch ‘em while you can. Erosion – and occasionally vandals – are making nature’s birthmarks a thing of the past. Here are nine landmarks that you can no longer view [...]