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Putting scientific results under the microscope before they are even collected could help improve science as a whole. Konstantin Kolosov/Shutterstock

Predicting research results can mean better science and better advice

Researchers rarely collect information that lets them to compare their results with what was believed beforehand. If they did, it could help spot new or important findings more readily.
The Otsuka Museum of Art in Tokushima features a full-sized replica of the Sistine Chapel. Kzaral/Flickr

Imitation game: how copies can solve our cultural heritage crises

Increasingly sophisticated technology allows us to make close-to-perfect copies of everything from paintings to burial chambers. Can a replica bring artefacts to new audiences?

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