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Once you hit your 30s, it can seem a little harder to stay fit and healthy. Not so with our tips, which can help you feel invincible as you age.

The secrets of King Tut's tomb

Are the rumours true? Does King Tut’s final resting place contain hidden chambers? One hundred years on from the tomb’s discovery, an Egyptologist reveals all.

Next stop: The Moon

How robot fleets could prepare the Moon for humans: Plucky robots have been trundling across the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna, in order to test out autonomous tech for landing on the Moon.

Cost of living

Many of us have turned our heating off to save cash. But could chillier homes make us ill?


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Holly SpannerStaff Writer, BBC Science Focus

Holly is the staff writer at BBC Science Focus, and specialises in astronomy. Before joining the team she was a geoenvironmental consultant and holds an MSc in Geoscience (distinction) from UCL.