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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. 29/11/2014

    Science news and highlights of the week

    First broadcast: 30 Nov 2014

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  3. 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

  4. Rosetta Comet Mission

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

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2014

  5. Hepatitis-C vaccine

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

    First broadcast: 08 Nov 2014

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  6. Antibiotics in agriculture

    We have been warned that we have been abusing antibiotics

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2014

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  7. Paralysed man walks again

    Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2014

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  8. Bushmeat, Ebola Outbreak, Sniffer Flies

    The risks of huunting and eating bushmeat

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2014

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  9. 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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  10. Ebola update

    The latest on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2014

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  11. India Mars, Exoplanets, Ebola Update

    India has successfully put a satellite into orbit around Mars

    First broadcast: 28 Sep 2014

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Ebola Challenges

    Health systems struggling with cholera and malaria stretched further by Ebola

    First broadcast: 24 Aug 2014

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Ebola, Paracetamol, Michael Rutter.

    Ebola's effect on small communities

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2014

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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. Ebola Outbreak; Fijian Fisherwomen; Fertility on a Shoestring.

    Scientists testing experimental Ebola vaccine for chimpanzees.

    First broadcast: 29 Jun 2014

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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. Mapping the Ocean Floor; Colorado River; Beauty and the Brain; Footballers Heat

    We know less about the ocean floor than we do about the surface of Mars and the Moon.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2014

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  28. Living Independently with Dementia

    How can we help people with dementia to live independently for longer?

    First broadcast: 25 May 2014

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  29. Melting Antarctic Ice Shelf, Moth Noises, Brain Boosting devices

    Key glaciers in West Antarctica are in an irreversible retreat

    First broadcast: 18 May 2014

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