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6 March 2015 Last updated at 04:47

Pop-up playgrounds fold themselvesdome shape

US researchers build tiny electronic scaffolds using a new technique aimed at merging biology with electronics.


Artist's impressionDawn probe set for Ceres arrival

The US space agency's Dawn satellite is set to go into orbit around Ceres, the largest object in the Solar System between Mars and Jupiter.

Science classScience 'squeezed out of primaries'

Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.

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Jonathan Amos Article written by Jonathan Amos Jonathan Amos Science correspondent

Lisa Pathfinder: 'Exquisite' gravity probe leaves UK

UK industry completes construction of the modules that make up the Lisa Pathfinder satellite - a remarkable probe that will test the key technologies needed to detect gravitational waves in space.

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David Shukman Article written by David Shukman David Shukman Science editor

Healthy dose of hope for one-use syringes

Could a disposable syringe help stem outbreaks of HIV and other transmissible diseases?

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