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  1. Dark matter, reversing extinction and ancient heart disease

    Hints that evidence of elusive dark matter has been found.

    First broadcast: 07 Apr 2013

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  2. 28/12/2014

    Science news and highlights of the week

    First broadcast: 28 Dec 2014

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  3. Microplastics in our oceans

    For the first time, scientists have studied microplastics in deep sea sediments.

    First broadcast: 21 Dec 2014

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  4. Results from Rosetta

    Rosetta’s ROSINA instrument measures what water in Comet 67P’s atmosphere looks like

    First broadcast: 14 Dec 2014

  5. Orion Test Launch Successful

    Nasa’s new Orion crew capsule took to the sky and completed its maiden, unmanned voyage

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2014

  6. Experimental Vaccine to Protect Against Ebola

    The first results of a human trial of an experimental vaccine to protect against Ebola

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2014

  7. Philae lander detects organic molecules on Comet 67P

    Monica Grady from the Open University discusses the latest news from the comet mission.

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2014

  8. Rosetta Comet Mission

    History was made this week as Rosetta’s probe, Philae, landed on comet 67P.

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2014

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  9. Hepatitis-C vaccine

    The results of a new Hepatitis-C vaccine show great promise

    First broadcast: 08 Nov 2014

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  10. Antibiotics in agriculture

    We have been warned that we have been abusing antibiotics

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2014

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  11. Paralysed man walks again

    Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2014

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  12. Bushmeat, Ebola Outbreak, Sniffer Flies

    The risks of huunting and eating bushmeat

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2014

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  13. Nobel Prize, Ebola predictions, Genetics and Diabetes

    This year’s Nobel Prize winners have been announced.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2014

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  14. Ebola update

    The latest on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2014

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  15. India Mars, Exoplanets, Ebola Update

    India has successfully put a satellite into orbit around Mars

    First broadcast: 28 Sep 2014

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  16. Rosetta Spacecraft Landing

    Scientists have chosen where they aim to land the Philae space probe on comet 67P

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2014

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  17. CO2 Levels Reach Record Highs

    CO2 levels just don’t seem to stop rising, despite efforts to reduce emmissions

    First broadcast: 14 Sep 2014

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  18. Ebola Genomes, Memory Editing,Google Drones

    The sequencing of 99 Ebola virus genomes from patients in West Africa helping scientists

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2014

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  19. Ebola Challenges

    Health systems struggling with cholera and malaria stretched further by Ebola

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2014

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  20. Ebola Repercussions

    As hospitals shut and cases continue rising we look at wider consequences of the outbreak

    First broadcast: 17 Aug 2014

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  21. Breast milk and HIV, an internet router for Africa and rising water levels in India

    Factors identified in breast milk could convey anti-viral HIV protection

    First broadcast: 10 Aug 2014

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  22. Ebola, Paracetamol, Michael Rutter.

    Ebola's effect on small communities

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2014

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  23. Decline in Antarctic Fur Seals; Face recognition; Amnesty’s Video Validation

    Changes in the Antarctic climate are having an impact on the fur seal population

    First broadcast: 27 Jul 2014

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  24. Ebola Virus; Azolla in Britain; One Million Deaths Study

    The current Ebola outbreak - the world’s worst to date - shows no signs of slowing down.

    First broadcast: 20 Jul 2014

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  25. Behavioural profiling at airports; Babies Laughing; Cosmic Dust

    How effective is behavioural profiling in spotting potential terrorist?

    First broadcast: 13 Jul 2014

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  26. STAP Retraction, Informed Consent, Earthquakes in Oklahoma

    A paper claiming to make stem cells by adding acid to adult cells has been retracted

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2014

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  27. Ebola Outbreak; Fijian Fisherwomen; Fertility on a Shoestring.

    Scientists testing experimental Ebola vaccine for chimpanzees.

    First broadcast: 29 Jun 2014

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  28. BICEP 2; Methane exoplanets; Driverless cars; Autism

    Scientists who claimed to have found a pattern left by Big Bang are now less confident.

    First broadcast: 22 Jun 2014

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  29. Turing Test; Snake Bite Treatment; GM Mosquitoes

    A Russian ‘chatbot’ programme has convinced judges that it was human.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2014

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  30. Moving Mountains; Endangered World Cup Football Mascot; Taming the Sun

    China is flattening mountains to create land to build cities on.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2014

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