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Space Biology

In this issue, we look at life in space from several perspectives: how it began, where else it might be, and the physiological effects of space on humans and other organisms.

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Stormy weather

Raining in August? Again? The weather in the UK has been, well, more than a little unseasonal recently. In this article, from our 2009 ‘Health and Climate Change’ issue, we explore how climate change might mean more extreme weather in the future.

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