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29/01/2015 - 14:47
Submitted by James Lloyd
In the 1966 movie Fantastic Voyage, a microscopic medical team travels through a human body using a shrunken submarine. While shrinking people remains fiction, researchers in California have...
28/01/2015 - 11:12
Submitted by James Lloyd
Dexterous robots who can tie their own shoelaces and play intricate piano solos have so far been the preserve of science fiction. But neuroscientists in Germany have brought this vision a step...
27/01/2015 - 16:42
Submitted by James Lloyd
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23/01/2015 - 09:53
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Mon 26 January The Infinite Monkey Cage BBC Radio 4, 4:30-5:00pm Robin Ince and Prof Brian Cox continue their witty, irreverent...
19/01/2015 - 16:25
Submitted by James Lloyd
On 26 January 2015, an asteroid called 2004 BL86 will scrape past the Earth. But how close will it come, and will we be able to see it in the night sky? Read on to find out…   What’...
16/01/2015 - 10:52
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Mon 19 January The Infinite Monkey Cage BBC Radio 4, 4:30-5:00pm Robin Ince and Prof Brian Cox return for a new series of their...
13/01/2015 - 15:09
Submitted by James Lloyd
In an extraordinary case of 'monkey see, monkey do', a female orangutan at Cologne Zoo, Germany, has begun to mimic human speech in order to get the attention of her keepers. The orangutan,...
12/01/2015 - 09:38
Submitted by James Lloyd
Do you feel like you've lost a limb when you accidentally leave your phone at home? Researchers at the University of Missouri have found that people who are separated from their smartphones can...
09/01/2015 - 11:03
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Sun 11 January Kate Humble: Into the Volcano BBC Two, 8:00-9:00pm Kate Humble joins a team of geologists and anthropologists on an...
05/12/2014 - 10:23
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Sat 6 December Tomorrow's Worlds: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction BBC Two, 10:00-11:00pm Historian Dominic Sandbrook...
28/11/2014 - 13:57
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Sat 29 November Tomorrow's Worlds: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction BBC Two, 9:45-10:45pm Historian Dominic Sandbrook...
20/11/2014 - 16:32
Submitted by James Lloyd
This week's guide to science on the telly and radio...   Sat 22 November Tomorrow's Worlds: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction BBC Two, 9:45-10:45pm Sci-fi fans rejoice – in...
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