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Tackling alarming loss of species

The world's Governments may not be able to reach international targets for saving plant and animal species and their habitats because there are no reliable measurements of the rate at which they are disappearing, the Royal Society warned today (15th October 2002).

Solar scientist appointed Royal Society Fellow

An Applied Mathematician from the University of St Andrews has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society - a highly prestigious honour which represents the greatest academic recognition for a scientist in the United Kingdom.

Child vs Chimp

A primate expert has developed an innovative technique which is providing the first clear evidence that children and chimpanzees learn the traditions of the community they live in by similar processes of imitation.