Volcanoes threaten air transport

Sept. 5, 2014, 2:23 p.m.

Volcanic activity in Iceland and Papua New Guinea threaten worldwide travel disruption.

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People power

Aug. 26, 2014, 3:15 p.m.

A sweat-powered battery could charge your mobile phone or MP3 player - while you work out!

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232 teeth extracted from 17-year-old boy

Aug. 26, 2014, 2:42 p.m.

Doctors in Mumbai have extracted 232 teeth from a teenage patient.

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World cup winners and losers

Aug. 26, 2014, 2:32 p.m.

Hard work, team dynamics, luck, and even biology can impact who wins the 2014 World Cup.

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Doubts cast on Big Bang breakthrough

Aug. 26, 2014, 2:17 p.m.

A recent discovery about the origins of the Universe has been thrown into doubt by fresh analysis.

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The self-driving car

June 5, 2014, 10:06 a.m.

Google reveals plans to put new driverless cars on the road within a year.

Watch Logic: Bayesian Robots to find out more about how robots use Bayes’ theorem to learn about the world around them.

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Rock-Paper-Scissors Tactics Revealed

May 13, 2014, 1:41 p.m.

What’s the best way to win at rock-paper-scissors? A new study has uncovered hidden patterns in the way people play this simple game.

Watch The Prisoner’s Dilemma to learn more about game theory.

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Mysterious “bio-duck” sound identified

May 2, 2014, 1:56 p.m.

A sound detected by sonar has been identified as the call of the minke whale. Watch Migration: Predation to find out more about the migratory patterns of whales.

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Cosmic inflation followed Big Bang

March 23, 2014, 12:56 p.m.

There's new evidence that the Universe underwent super-rapid expansion in the moments immediately after the Big Bang.

Watch Big Bang: The Evidence to find out why scientists are investigating the cosmic background radiation to learn more about the origin of the Universe.

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3D printing used to rebuild face

March 14, 2014, 1 p.m.

A UK-based medical team has used 3D printing technology to rebuild a patient’s face.

Watch Metals in Medicine to find out why titanium is used to replace body parts.

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