From endangered freshwater pearl mussels in Ireland to microorganisms in sludge in the Netherlands, scientists across Europe show their research in a photo contest held by the EU-funded CommBeBiz project. The winning three shots were announced during an awards ceremony on 22 February in London, UK.
Scientists are investigating the link between gut bacteria and ageing.
Their ageing rates might teach us how to grow old gracefully, too.
We are entering a second era of lunar exploration, says ESA’s Dr David Parker.